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Golden Globes: Key dates announced for nominations and awards show

The key dates for the 76th Golden Globe Awards have been announced yet, amazingly, without a network to put them on. While NBC has aired the top awards convergence of film and television since 1993, other networks – including CBS and Fox – have submitted bids for the glitzy and glamorous Hollywood event. Viewership and ad dollars are definitely a …

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The girls are back in town in the ‘GLOW’ season 2 trailer

The trailer for second season of GLOW, the Netflix hit comedy series is here and packed with suplexes, complexes and some of the best costumes on TV. Inspired by the short-lived but beloved show from the 80s, GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild-nominee Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los …

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Golden Globes: Rule Changes for Limited Series, Acting and Foreign Language Film

Coming just a day after the Academy introduced some big changes for the upcoming Oscars, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, who puts on the annual Golden Globe Awards, announced a few adjustments and rule changes of their own. After being nominated in and winning multiple Golden Globes in the Limited Series/TV Movie categories, HBO’s Big Little Lies announced it would …

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Renée Zellweger is ready for her close-up, and her comeback

From the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, Renée Zellweger was on top of the world. After breaking through in 1996’s Jerry Maguire with Tom Cruise, she found herself alongside Meryl Streep in One True Thing, Jim Carrey in Me, Myself & Irene and in the pitch black comedy Nurse Betty (check it out if you haven’t seen it, it might …

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‘The Shape of Water’ is NOT a conventional Best Picture winner

I suppose it was inevitable. Almost immediately after Guillermo del Toro’s adult fantasy The Shape of Water was announced as Best Picture by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway came the claims that somehow its win was ‘conventional’ or ‘safe.’ Was it conventional in theme – underdog triumphing over a greater evil – sure. But in subject and execution – absolutely …

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2018 Oscars: Did the WGA help clear up Best Picture?

Well…yes and no. The predictions of who would win the Writers Guild award for Original Screenplay were generally pretty varied among seasoned Oscarologists. Get Out, the winner, was seen as the favorite but there were also trumpets blared for Lady Bird‘s last stand to stake a claim of a guild win (it did not) and then the creeping feeling that …

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Is Daniel Day-Lewis a Phantom Threat in Best Actor?

When the Oscar nominations were announced this week there probably wasn’t a bigger surprise than the huge surge and strength of Paul Thomas Anderson’s very late-breaking Phantom Thread. The film had been ignored by every major guild, including SAG, DGA and PGA, yet managed to earn six Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress …

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2017-2018 Acting Precursor Breakdown: BFCA – GG – SAG – BAFTA – Oscar

Here is the list of every contender to receive a Critics’ Choice (BFCA), Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and/or BAFTA nomination for the 2017-2018 awards season on the way to Oscar nominations. 11 people achieved all four precursors and, unlike last year with Amy Adams (Arrival), every one of them earned an Oscar nomination. Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, …

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PGA and SAG Split and We Finally Have a Race on the Eve of Oscar Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild voted Three Billboards. The Producers Guild voted The Shape of Water. The Globes voted Three Billboards. The Critics’ Choice voted The Shape of Water. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a race on our hands and amazingly, it’s for two films with the same studio – Fox Searchlight. After a disastrous season last year with The Birth …

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