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    Circuit Q&A – What’s Your Favorite Yorgos Lanthimos Film?

    **Circuit Q&A’s are our daily community question, posed to the readers of AwardsCircuit that cover various topics from film and television to general wonderings and for instances** With films like “The Lobster” and “The Favourite,” the Academy Awards-nominated Lanthimos has established himself as one of the most intriguing and masterful directors working today. He has […] More

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    Top 10: Best English Language Debuts From Foreign Directors

    When foreign filmmakers transition to English language cinema, there are often mixed results. Some of them land right out of the gate but others have a difficult transition. This week, French director Claire Denis makes her English-language debut with “High Life.” Meanwhile, Hirokazu Kore-eda is making his debut as well. After “Shoplifters” earned a Foreign […] More

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    2019 Oscars Look: Best Director

    Welcome to our annual Oscar Look series, formally known as “Oscar Circuit” – our deep dive look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the […] More

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    Queer Girl: 2019 Oscars & LGBTQIA+ Representation-Examining “The Favourite”

    I’m Selina, Awards Circuit’s queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV! The Oscar nominees are here, and the race for gold is officially on. But how are the Oscar nominees impacting LGBTQIA+ storytelling? Each week I’ll be taking a closer look at the Oscar nominees and the LGBTQIA+ representation in them: the […] More

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    INTERVIEW: ‘The Favourite’ Sound Designer and Mixer Johnnie Burn Discusses Winds, Period Sound, and the Musicality

    “The Favourite” quickly marked itself as one of the best films of the year as soon as it debuted. The absurdist comedy/period piece stands out in the race as an acting showcase. Yorgos Lanthimos certainly brought together an amazing team, not only in front of the camera but behind it as well. Johnnie Burn, a sound designer and […] More

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    British Independent Film Awards Go Nuts for ‘The Favourite’ With 10 Wins

    Last night, the British Independent Film Awards, or BIFA, announced their winners in most categories. “The Favourite” made a huge mark on the night, earning 10 wins. Other films, including “American Animals,” “Beast,” “You Were Never Really Here,” and “Disobiedience” all took home prizes as well. The night was mostly about the “The Favourite,” which […] More

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    NBR Analysis: Best Picture Race is ‘Green Book’ vs. ‘A Star is Born’ – Cooper’s Film Made NBR History Today

    The National Board of Review announced their winners today and offered up some direction to the awards season race, just a day after the Gotham Awards weighed in on Monday. Here are some highlights, tidbits, and thoughts on the winners: Universal Pictures’ “Green Book” got a huge boost today after performing sub-standard at the box […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 110: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ NYFF Opening, and Star Ratings for Reviews Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:45 — 27.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, Chris James, and Karen Peterson. We […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘The Favourite’ Has Bite Thanks To Olivia Colman’s Menacing Performance

    2018 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Yorgos Lanthimos shocked the cinematic world with his darkly comedic film “The Lobster” in 2015 before turning some heads in 2017 with “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”  His signature deadpan deliveries and uniquely rich directions are on full display with his new period piece “The Favourite.”  Showing no remorse […] More

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    Rachel Weisz and Jon Kamen to Receive a Gotham Awards Tributes

    Actress Rachel Weisz continues to have a stellar 2018. The Oscar-winning actress kicked off the year with an excellent performance in “Disobedience,” which continues to draw raves. Now as we turn towards Oscar season, she features as one of the trio of women at the heart of “The Favourite” from Yorgos Lanthimos. This performance has been hailed by […] More

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