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    Circuit Q&A: What is Your Favorite Jack Nicholson Performance?

    It’s not every day you get to celebrate a legend. With over 60 years of stellar performances, Jack Nicholson is one of the greatest actors of all time. Known for turning in effortless work, he transformed into just about any role an actor would want to play. From wise guys to gangsters to comic book […] More

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    J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Producing ‘Justice League Dark’ and The Shining’ Series For HBO Max

    While COVID-19 continues to disrupt the flow of the entertainment industry, Warner Media’s streaming service, HBO Max, remains on track to debut next month. The streaming service will launch with an extensive catalog of movies, beloved tv shows, and original content. While subscribers will have to wait a bit longer for the highly anticipated “Friends” […] More

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    Circuit Q&A — What’s Your Favorite Stephen King Adaptation?

    On May 23, 1980, “The Shining,” directed by Stanley Kubrick and adapted from the Stephen King horror novel, was released in US theaters. Starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall, “The Shining,” told the story of a man’s slow descent into madness as he spends a winter with his family working as the lone caretaker of […] More

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    Top 10: Best Movies About Writers

    The “Lord of the Rings” novels may take place in the fantasy world of Middle Earth. But the imagination of author J.R.R. Tolkien stems from his own personal odyssey. Tolkien’s experiences with love and friendship inspired the author to create his world of Elves, Hobbits, and Wizards alike. In the writer’s forthcoming biopic “Tolkien,” starring […] More

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    Top 10: Best Stephen King Adaptations

    Some wells of inspiration never dry up. Stephen King’s writings have been the source for countless movies and TV shows over the past four decades. Just this week sees the release of “Pet Sematary,” based on King’s novel of the same name and a remake of a 1989 film. That’s not the only King property currently heading […] More

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    What’s on TV? – Monday (3/25/19) – HBO Looks at ‘One Nation Under Stress’

    Feeling stressed after a long Monday? Let TV help end your day on a high note. The theme of tonight’s programming is stress. HBO tries to explain our culture’s obsession with stress with their latest documentary. Meanwhile, other channels just seek to be a stress reliever, whether it be through original, female led projects, reality […] More

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    ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Brokeback Mountain’ and ‘The Shining’ Selected for Library of Congress

    This year, the Library of Congress has chosen to preserve 25 more films as historically significant. The National Film Registry began back in 1989, supporting American films that have cultural and historical significance. Their significance may come from their impact on popular culture, filmmaking technique or many other facts. The 25 films chosen this year come […] More

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    Rebecca Ferguson Joins Ewan McGregor in ‘Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’

    Rebecca Ferguson is heading to the world of Stephen King for “Doctor Sleep,” according to a report from Variety. Ferguson joins Ewan McGregor, who was recently cast in the film. “Doctor Sleep” is the sequel to “The Shining,” the Stanley Kubrick/Jack Nicholson horror classic from 1980. It was based on the 1977 novel by Stephen […] More

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    Awards Circuit Anniversary Celebration: Top 9 Films About Writers

    To celebrate Awards Circuit’s 9-year anniversary, the site will be dropping a new Top 9 piece every hour, on the hour! Each one will take on a different list – from movies, to television, to the Oscars and more. Thanks to all the readers for their continued engagement in our community over the years. We […] More

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    Awards Circuit Halloween Madness Champion Announced!

    Hello readers! It’s been a long run in the Halloween Madness tournament, but here we are at the final. Let us review our two contenders’ roads to the final before we reveal our winner. First up, “The Shining” was a dominant film through its division and in the semi-final. It defeated classics like “The Texas […] More

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