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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Race

While the race for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series seems like a slam dunk for Donald Glover (Atlanta), there are some contenders looking for their first nomination here as well as one previous winner who won’t be in the running at all. The Returning Champ Donald Glover (Atlanta) is having quite a year. In just a space of a ...

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SFIFF59 Preview: Maggie’s Plan (Rebecca Miller)

In Maggie’s Plan, Greta Gerwig plays the titular character, a woman on the verge of artificially inseminating herself with the DNA of a former college acquaintance-turned-pickle-entrepreneur named Guy (played by Vikings‘ Travis Fimmel). Gerwig is someone who I always feel would make a great muse for Woody Allen. She was indeed in a Woody Allen film, To Rome with Love, before ...

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REVIEW: Trainwreck (★★★½)

  In the opening scene of Trainwreck, the new film directed by Judd Apatow, two young girls are told by their father “Monogamy isn’t realistic” and they feed the line back to him as a mantra.  It’s the setup for grown-up Amy’s strict one-night stand lifestyle as an adult and the jumping off point for the funniest, smartest, most hilarious ...

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Awardswatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2014: The Shortlist

The shortlist for Awardswatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2014 is here! Short being a relative term as a total of 107 performances made the list. Can you name them all? A huge thanks to forum member alilou for compiling and running this year-end contest. Some statistics regarding Phase I: • 55 ballots were received • 183 different performances were mentioned ...

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2014 IFP Gotham Award Nominations: Boyhood Leads with Four Nods

The 2014/2015 awards season has kicked off with the 21st IFP Gotham Award nominations, which announced this morning with the breakaway summer hit and Oscar hopeful Boyhood came out on top with four nominations; one for the film in Best Feature and three for the main performances. Under the Skin surprised in Best Feature, which also snagged a nomination for ...

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Emmy Predictions (TV Movie/Miniseries) – June 2014

You’ve heard the two most recents podcasts covering Comedy/TV Movie and Drama/Miniseries but have you checked out the full predictions of the AwardsWatch Emmy Experts? Below are the most current predictions in the TV Movie and Miniseries categories from Erik, Chris, Federico, Jonathan, Nicole and Peter. Do you agree with them? Join the conversation in the forums or here in the comments section! TV MOVIE Erik ...

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