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    ‘Vice’ Wins Best Picture at the Capri Hollywood International Film Festival

    The Capri Hollywood International Film Festival recently wrapped and awarded “Vice” with the Best Picture award. The political biopic also managed to win Best Supporting Actress for Amy Adams, Best Editing, and Best Makeup & Hairstyling. However, while “Vice” was the big winner, “Roma” still proved its dominance. “Roma” took home Best Director for Alfonso […] More

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    OSCARS: Independent Spirit Award Submissions Confirmed with Major Guild Predictions Updated on the Circuit Hub

    The awards season is underway.  With less than a handful of films still unseen (at least in the context of the Best Picture run), we’re already past the halfway mark and the predictions reflect accordingly. On our new Circuit Hub, the new AwardsCircuit prediction tracker for all award shows. I wanted the site to reflect a […] More

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    Oscars: Telluride Provides Guidance to the Awards Season

    The Telluride Film Festival wrapped over the weekend, with the first big wave of Oscar contenders dropping, and we’re not talking about just a tech player here or there.  We’re talking about bonafide Best Picture contenders that could carry the tradition of every Best Picture winner since 2012’s “Argo” premiering at the Colorado film festival. If […] More

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    Oscars: Venice Kicks Off the Festival Season with ‘First Man’ – Is It a Best Picture Contender?

    The Venice Film Festival kicked off festivities on Wednesday with Damien Chazelle’s space film “First Man” with Ryan Gosling as famed astronaut Neil Armstrong.  The beat on the Twittersphere was very high for the movie as it received praise from critics and audiences alike.  As reported in our fall preview, much of the acclaim surrounded […] More

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    OSCARS: Studios Position Their Star Players for the Awards Season

    OSCAR CIRCUIT: The 2018-2019 awards season takes its first official steps this Wednesday with the 75th Venice International Film Festival.  The Opening Night spectacular will unveil Damien Chazelle‘s “First Man” and allows distributor Universal Pictures to begin its possible Best Picture worthiness.  It’s going to be a hard one for director Chazelle, who won the […] More

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    Film Review: Glenn Close Owns the Screen in ‘The Wife’

    This may come as a shock to some of you, but Glenn Close does not have an Oscar. Despite a half dozen nominations over the past 35 years, it has not happened for her. Six times, Close has been nominated for an Academy Award and lost. This doesn’t even include snubs. So, to say she’s […] More

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    2018 Awards Profile: Sony Pictures Classics’ ‘The Wife’ by Bjorne Runge

    Welcome to the 2018 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you at some point this year (at least at this time of writing). We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be […] More