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    Five Underrated Films Directed by Women

    WOMEN IN CINEMA: White, male, and heteronormative. Perhaps confrontational but accurate descriptors of the current face of the film industry. It shouldn’t be news to anyone that women, particularly black women, are an underrepresented class in the director’s chair. Despite the recent vocal acknowledgement of the problem, things do not appear to be getting any […] More

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    Best Horror Films Series: We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

    (Warning: the following article contains spoilers.) Horror films are usually defined by gore, macabre themes and preternaturally scary monsters or villains, i.e., Halloween, The Exorcist, Poltergeist, etc. The aforementioned films are classic examples that define the horror genre, and some of my favorites, but sometimes real horror supersedes cinematically constructed horror. On a visceral level, […] More

  • The Staff Unveils their Final Oscar Predictions

    The Academy Awards will be revealing their nominations on Tuesday morning and we here are gearing up for the big announcement. We will be LIVE Blogging the morning of beginning at 8:15am ET and going on until about 9:00am. The Staff of the Awards Circuit consisting of Anna Belickis, Joseph Braverman, John H. Foote, Robert […] More

  • Iowa Film Critics Go for ‘Descendants’

    Best Picture: The Descendants Best Director: Alexander Payne (The Descendants) Best Actor: Brad Pitt (Moneyball) Best Actress: Viola Davis (The Help) Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer (Beginners) Best Supporting Actress: Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) Best Animated Film: Rango Best Film Yet to Open in Iowa: We Need to Talk About Kevin AND Project Nim More

  • Awards Circuit Staff Top Ten of 2011

    As the year stands behind us and we gear up for the upcoming award shows including the Critics Choice Awards which will be broadcast on VH1, Thursday, January 12th @ 8pm ET.  Make sure you tune in. As for our own critics here at the Awards Circuit, I am pleased to present the Staff Writers […] More

  • Year-In-Review: Editor’s Specialty Awards

    The Year-In-Review continues with some non-traditional citations on certain films and performances that did or did not make head way in 2011. What are your choices for “Limited Performance” of the year? or Most Underrated Film? or share what you thought about the Year-in-TV as I dish out my favorites in Television Drama and Comedies. […] More

  • Circuit Consideration: Lynne Ramsay for “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

    For Your Consideration: Best Achievement in Directing Film: “We Need to Talk About Kevin” Director: Lynne Ramsay Writer: Lynne Ramsay & Rory Kinnear Realistic Nominations: Best Actress (Tilda Swinton) Oscar Scene: Kevin’s bow (after the massacre). Few women find themselves in Oscar’s conversation for Best Director. Most recently we saw Kathryn Bigelow win her much […] More

  • Trailer: We Need to Talk About Kevin

    The trailer for Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk About Kevin hits. Is Tilda Swinton and Ezra Miller set up for Oscar success? Some think so. Check it out after the jump. More

  • British Independent Film Nominations!

    Here is the full list of nominations: BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM SENNA SHAME TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY TYRANNOSAUR WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN BEST DIRECTOR Ben Wheatley – KILL LIST Steve McQueen – SHAME Tomas Alfredson – TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY Paddy Considine – TYRANNOSAUR Lynne Ramsay – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN More

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin (***)

    If you were to ask me about my thoughts on ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’ directly after seeing it back in September, I would have said that it was one of the biggest disappointments of 2011 (besides ‘The Tree of Life’ and ‘Attack the Block’) for me. Stewing over it some more, I’ve come […] More

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