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Emmys: Official Episode Submissions for the 2017 Emmy Awards

  Here we go. We have the nominations but, other than the Guest actors and actresses, now comes the time where performers and studios decide what episodes to submit to ensure the best chance at winning Emmy gold in September. For Series, shows submit six episodes. For individuals, a single episode that best encapsulates their character and performance. Things are ...

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Gary Oldman IS Winston Churchill in the first trailer for DARKEST HOUR

Focus Features makes no bones about the sheer depth of Gary Oldman’s disappearance into becoming Winston Churchill in what looks to be one of the most physically transformative performances in recent memory. The first trailer for Darkest Hour gives us one of those loud, bombastic, plate-smashing performances that the Oscars love and Gary Oldman looks to be on his way ...

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Emmy Nominations: Biggest Shocks and Snubs plus Trivia!

The Emmys always bring us some exciting and some frustrating choices. Here are some of the biggest surprises of the morning (which I’ll be updating throughout the day). Shocks Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg are Emmy nominees for hosting Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party. Zach Galifianakas (Baskets) earns his first Emmy nomination for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series ...

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How Will Politics Impact This Year’s Oscar Race?

The Oscars are (theoretically) a celebration the best film has to offer in our society, and therefore by definition they reflect the shifting values, social mores, and political debates throughout American life. Awards shows are political, period.  This is reflected not only by the political incidents that take place during the actual Oscar show (among the most famous Sacheen Littlefeather ...

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Ava DuVernay Re-Teams with Netflix for Central Park Five Limited Series

After scoring an Oscar nomination for her documentary feature 13TH, Ava DuVernay (with Participant Media, Harpo Films and Tribeca Productions) will re-team with Netflix for a five-part series on the Central Park Five set to debut in 2019. DuVernay will write and direct all episodes of the narrative drama, which focuses on the 1989 case in which five black teenagers ...

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First trailer for BREATHE, starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy

In his directorial debut, Andy Serkis brings to life the inspiring true love story between Robin Cavendish (Academy Award® nominee, Andrew Garfield) and his wife Diana (Golden Globe Winner, Claire Foy), an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is ...

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