Scott Derrickson Returning To Direct ‘Doctor Strange 2’

Thanos may have wiped out half of all life in "Avengers: Infinity War" but there's still some magic left in the MCU. One reason...

Film Review: Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Mule’ Meanders Aimlessly

At 88 years old, no one is going into "The Mule" expecting Clint Eastwood to be an action hero. At the same time, it's...

Phoenix Critics Circle Announces Nominations – ‘BlacKkKlansman’ & ‘First Reformed’ Go Big

The Phoenix Critics Circle rolls out their nominations for the best of 2018, and once again "The Favourite" takes the day with seven nominations....

‘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...

Pixar Officially Announces Title for ‘Onward’ Starring Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Octavia Spencer &...

There are few more films more exciting in animation than the arrival of original Pixar films. While the studio began doubling down on popular properties,...

BAFTA Adds 368 More Members – Jodie Whittaker, Hugh Grant, Warwick Davis and More...

For awards pundits, it is always exciting to see which members of the industry will vote on the prizes we hold so close to...

Directed by Women: 2018’s Unsung Awards Contenders for Directing and Picture (Part 3 of...

Over the course of this series, we have looked at the Academy's history when it comes to nominations and wins for films directed by...

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...

Circuit Breaker Episode 119: The Great Precursor Awards Breakdown

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson,...
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WATCH: SAG Nominations – Laverne Cox and Awkwafina Announcing

The Screen Actors Guild nominations are being announced this morning beginning at 10:00 am Eastern Time.  Expecting to be a big day for films...

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...

Nicolas Cage Film ‘Mandy’ Has Been Disqualified From the Oscars

It is uncommon for a film to get full on disqualified from the Oscars, but it appears to have happened this year. The film...

SBIFF Honors Yalitza Aparacio, Sam Elliott, Claire Foy, John David Washington Among Others with...

Read the Press Release from SBIFF: SANTA BARBARA, CA (December 11, 2018) – Today the 34th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced its recipients for...

2018 AAFCA Winners Announced – ‘Black Panther’ and Ryan Coogler Take The Day

So far "Black Panther" has found its way into many of the big prizes in the season. While some questioned its legitimacy as a...

GKIDS Acquires ‘Okko’s Inn’ From Studio Ghibli Veteran Kitaro Kosaka for 2019 Release

GKIDS continues to build a strong library of international animated films. The team at the indie animation studio really outdid themselves this year. "Mirai,"...

‘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...

Jodie Foster to Direct and Star in English Remake of ‘Woman at War’

This time of year can be a common tie to hear rumors about American remakes of foreign language contenders. After all, these films are...

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...

New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (12/11/18) – Ben Foster Goes to ‘Galveston’

This week, a gritty little character study starring Ben Foster leads the new release charge. His offering is the best of the Blu-Ray/DVD bunch...

2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Nominations – ‘Paddington 2’ and ‘Roma’ Show Up Strong

While we got word about the Critic's Choice Awards nominees earlier today, many more regional groups still have to announce their personal awards. The...

2018 San Diego Film Critics Society Winners – ‘Leave No Trace’ and Debra Granik...

It looks like the San Diego Film Critics Society really wanted to add some spice into the 2018 critics precursors. In the words of Fleetwood...

WATCH: New ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Trailer Shows Off A Lot of Monsters

Back in 2014, the "MonsterVerse" got off to a fast start. "Godzilla," directed by Gareth Edwards, raked in money around the world. Making more than...

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...

Nominations for the 24th Critic’s Choice Awards Announced! ‘The Favourite’ Leads

Without further ado it is time for the 24th Critic's Choice nominees! 24th Critic's Choice Nominees FILM NOMINATIONS BEST PICTURE “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could...

WATCH: Netflix Releases First Trailer for J.C. Chandor Film ‘Triple Frontier’ With Ben Affleck

J.C. Chandor has emerged as one of the more interesting filmmakers over the past decade. "A Most Violent Year" helped to establish Oscar Isaac as a...

IDA Documentary Awards Hands ‘Minding the Gap’ Two Prizes

It's another good day for the underdog documentary of the season. "Minding the Gap" continues to make waves in a big way. Yesterday, the...

TV Review: ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Hits It Out Of The Park Again

Second seasons are tough. Good thing Amy Sherman-Palladino is even tougher. The creator behind “Gilmore Girls” and “Bunheads” turns in a masterful and delightful second...

Film Review: ‘Supa Modo’ Is a Super Sweet Tale of The Power of Cinema

In the first scene of Likarion Wainaina's "Supa Modo", we are introduced to our bright-eyed protagonist Jo. Perched in front of a screen, she...

St. Louis Film Critics Association Announces 2018 Nominations

Along the absolute deluge of precursor awards being handed out on Sunday, another critics group has opted to chime in. In the case of...

Sunday Precursors: LAFCA, NYFCO, New Mexico, Toronto (And More) All Announcing – Check Back...

A big precursor Sunday has kicked off today with a number of critics groups announcing their prizes. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association will...

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...

‘The Hate U Give’ Tops LAOFCS 2018 Awards

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society (LAOFCS) announced their winners for 2018. "The Hate U Give" was their most celebrated film, winning Best...

The Grammys Announce Nominations, Both ‘All the Stars’ and ‘Shallow’ Earn Record of the...

This year, the world of movies really came to play at the Grammys. Traditionally, songs from films are relegated to a few categories specifically...

Chicago Film Critics Association Announces Nominations, ‘Roma’ Leads the Nominations

Another big critics group announced their nominations today. The Chicago Film Critics Association gave their support to a lot of different kinds of films today....

Kevin Hart Decides Against Hosting the Oscars, Leaving the Show Without a Host

The announcement of Kevin Hart as the potential host of the 91st Oscars bugged a lot of people. From various corners of the internet and...