SAG Analysis: What Regina King’s Snub Means and What Film is the Frontrunner?

OSCAR CIRCUIT: The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominations and had proven to be out of touch with the mainstream awards bodies.  The most...

Oscar Circuit: Regina King is the First Woman of Color to Win the “Trifecta”...

OSCAR CIRCUIT: The Screen Actors Guild Awards ready to weigh in as one of the most influential and telling groups that lead to the...

‘ROMA’s Unseen Beauty and its Complex Relationship to Awards Season

LATINO CIRCUIT: Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece, “Roma,” needs no introduction to seasoned awards watchers. It has been an undeniable contender for serious Academy recognition since...

Theater Thoughts: Bookstore Method Keeping Local Theaters Alive

The theater is neither dying not diminishing. It is changing. But what about those theaters that do not have the resources or opportunity to...

Directed by Women: 2018’s Unsung Awards Contenders in Writing, Music, and Performance (Part 2...

Yesterday, we started looking at the Academy's history in terms of recognizing films directed by women. If you missed it, be sure to go...

Directed by Women: 2018’s Unsung Awards Contenders in the Crafts (Part 1 of 3)

Every year, as another awards season looms, we look to the statistics of awards seasons past to predict which historical precedents are poised to...

Oscars: Predicting the 2018 Documentary Feature Shortlist

By all accounts, it was an outstanding year for documentary filmmaking. While the traditionally narrative feature-focused Best Picture race has seen some high profile...

Queer Girl Friday: ‘The Favourite’s’ BIFA Gold, AFI’s Top Tens, And All The LGBTQIA+...

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV! This week seems to be the week of awards and...

Golden Globes: Analysis and Initial Reactions to the Nominations

It's that time of the year.  Initial thoughts from today's nominations for the Golden Globes with more to be added throughout the day: Sam...

NYFCC Analysis: Two Reginas Walk Into a Bar…and One Wins an Oscar!

The New York Film Critics Circle, one of the country's oldest film critic organizations made their selections for the best of film from 2018. ...

NBR Analysis: Best Picture Race is ‘Green Book’ vs. ‘A Star is Born’ –...

The National Board of Review announced their winners today and offered up some direction to the awards season race, just a day after the...

Oscars: Thanksgiving Drops In Christian Bale and Emily Blunt with NBR and NYFCC Awards...

2018 OSCAR CIRCUIT: This week will officially kick off the precursor season, where the best films and performances of 2018 will be recognized by...

Do The Independent Spirit Awards Help Movies Get Into Best Picture?

People used to say “win on Indie Spirits night, lose on Oscar night.” This adage formed after multiple decades of the Independent Spirit Award...

Genre Geeks: Five Ways ‘Widows’ Defies the Conventional Heist Movie

On the official day of its release, it's crucial we propel Steve McQueen's "Widows" even further into the awards conversation. There is no reason why...

Genre Geeks: Top 10 Greatest Live-Action Disney Movies

In recognition of Disney's "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms," it's imperative that we take a trip down memory lane. Although the animated Disney films...

Gabriela Rodriguez, Producer of ‘Roma’ Set to Be First Hispanic Woman Nominated for Best...

The talk this awards season has been the prospect that Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón would break an Oscar record, being a five-time Oscar-nominee for...

Queer Girl Friday: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Rakes in Pre-Sales Dough, Miss Coco Peru Visits ‘Will...

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV! Y'all, so much is happening and I don't know where...

Theater Thoughts: How MoviePass Enhanced My Summer

Whether one views MoviePass as a saint, sinner or anything in between in the realm of moviegoing, it impacts on the summer box office...

Queer Girl Friday: Cate Blanchett, ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Will & Grace’ And the Complexities of LGBTQIA+...

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV! This week was wall-to-wall rainbow news, with GLAAD's annual TV...

Theater Thoughts: Are Movie Venues Really Dying?

Blockbuster rentals. Movie theaters. Brendan Fraser’s career. What is the common link between all three of these? The public is saying they’re going extinct....
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

‘Into The Spider-Verse’ Slings Spider-Man Into Uncharted Territories

Spider-Man is back …again. This time the Webslinger’s toughest challenge isn't stopping a supervillain, it's feeling fresh in a crowded superhero cinematic landscape.  Lucky New...
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Genre Geeks: Ten Best Sequels…That Waited

In light of David Gordon Green's canonical sequel to the 1978 "Halloween" masterpiece, it seems appropriate to list the best sequels that made the most...

Queer Girl Friday: First Pic of Ruby Rose as Batwoman, ‘A Star Is Born’...

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV! This week has been full of intrigue and eye-catching headlines,...

OSCARS: Stephan James to Campaign in LEAD for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ While...

OSCAR CIRCUIT: In a year that continues to throw curveballs in the form of contenders and category placements, another one has solidified in the...

Queer Girl Friday: ‘Will & Grace’ Returns, HTGAWM Talks Discrimination, and Queer Trailers Abound

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on TV and film! "Will & Grace" is back, "How To Get Away With...

Top 10: Movie Performances by Musicians

Lady Gaga wants that Oscar, not just for singing, but for acting. So often we associate performances by pop stars as gimmicks or signs...

Genre Geeks: To PG-13 or Not To PG-13?

To go PG-13 or not to go PG-13? That is the question most studios grapple with before releasing their latest genre blockbuster. Is it...
The Kindergarten Teacher | Maggie Gyllenhaal

Hamptons International Film Festival: A Look at What’s Headed to HIFF 2018

In late August, Clayton crafted an exposé on the ten most important film festivals of the award season. The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) just...

Genre Geeks: Henry Cavill’s Rumored ‘Superman’ Departure and the Fate of the DCEU

Henry Cavill finally shaved his mustache, but the results were less than smooth. Nearly a week ago, several media outlets broke the news that...

Queer Girl Friday: LGBTQIA+ Actors Win Emmy Gold, ‘Colette’ Premieres in Full Queer Glory,...

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV! This week saw queer folx take center stage on Monday's...

No Guts No Glory: Final Emmy Predictions

We are one day away from the Primetime Emmy Awards! Before we tune in to the show on Monday, September 17th at 8pm ET/5pm...

Oscar Circuit: Bradley Cooper Poised to Break the Walt Disney Oscar Record?

Toronto is fully underway, showcasing some of the biggest names and getting some of the most significant reactions of the year thus far, thrusting...

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...

Telluride Recap: The Ballad of Ballard and Ajax

As I take the shuttle out of Telluride, I am met with the same bittersweet feelings I have each year as the festival comes...

Emmy Episode Analysis: Can Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover Repeat in Lead Actor?

Emmy season is upon us yet again! Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 12th, with “Game of Thrones” leading the pack at 22 nominations....