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    WATCH: New U.S. Trailer For ‘Beanpole,’ Russia’s Oscar Submission

    Kino Lorber has released a new full length U.S. trailer for Kantemir Balagov‘s “Beanpole,” Russia’s submission for the Oscars’ Best International Feature. The film world premiered at Cannes Film Festival where it competed under Un Certain Regard and won the FIPRESCI Prize and for Best Director. In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, Iya and Masha (astonishing […] More

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    Top 10: 2019 New York Film Festival Titles

    The New York Film Festival is in the books, ladies and gentlemen. 2019 marked another big year for the fest, complete with a massive debut in Martin Scorsese‘s “The Irishman,” as well as a number of other movies that seem poised for major Academy Award attention. So, to close out coverage of the fest, today […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘Beanpole’ Finds the Will to Go On

    2019 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: When has a Russian historical drama ever been a happy movie? While “Beanpole” doesn’t change that perception, it does manage to be much more than just tragedy porn. Playing at the New York Film Festival, it’s a period piece that takes pains to observe what the struggles of the time […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘Atlantics’ Is An Ambitious Supernatural Mystery

    2019 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: To call “Atlantics” a supernatural drama is to do it a severe injustice. Yes, there is a spectral element here, but filmmaker Mati Diop is thinking far more about ideas than ghosts. With her feature debut, Diop explores Senegalese issues, while still telling a story that anyone can grab on […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 159: ‘The Irishman’ Debuts, All Women DGA Lineup, and ‘The Farewell’ at the Globes

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/awardscircuit/CircuitBreaker_9_29_19_Episode_159.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:52:23 — 64.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “Circuit Breaker! The Awards, Film, & TV Podcast,” a weekly breakdown from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘The Irishman’ Soulfully Etches Age and Sin with Joe Pesci’s Most Provocative Career Turn

    2019 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: The energy and vigor that pours from the screen in Martin Scorsese‘s intensely constructed picture “The Irishman” is too glorious to ignore. The iconic filmmaker has made his mark in the crime genre with classics such as “Goodfellas” and “The Departed” being among his most popular and beloved by casual […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘Liberté’ Is a Grueling And Vile Experience

    2019 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Audacious filmmaking almost always deserves to be commended. When a creative force opts for subversion and challenging audiences, knowing full well that their vision won’t be for most folks, that’s brave. However, one must still figure out a way to make their movie more than just that. If that’s not […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘Zombi Child’ Mixes the Undead With Voodoo

    2019 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: It’s almost a sure thing that no movie has ever tackled the undead like “Zombi Child” opts to. Nothing about this hybrid coming of age tale resembles anything you’ve seen before in the zombie genre. Frankly, it would be a mistake to label it a “zombie movie” anyhow. This isn’t […] More

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    Top 10: Anticipated Movies at the 2019 New York Film Festival

    The New York Film Festival each year brings tremendous movies to the Big Apple. For a few weeks each fall, the best and brightest in cinema descend on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. To celebrate NYFF 2019, we’re going to be running down some of the festival’s top options to check out. Below you […] More

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    WATCH: First Trailer for Noir Thriller ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ from Director and Star Edward Norton

    Warner Bros Pictures have released the first trailer for Edward Norton‘s film, “Motherless Brooklyn,” which was named the Closing Night selection for New York Film Festival. The film is an adaptation of Jonathan Lethem‘s best-selling novel of the same name. Norton stars and directs the film, which he also pens for the screen. In an unusually […] More

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