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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (August)

Glenn Close in The Wife (Sony Classics) has her eyes locked on Oscar victory (photo credit: Roberto Filipe Terra @robertofilipeterra) Glenn is ready for her Close-up It’s time, isn’t it? Glenn Close has been nominated for SIX Academy Awards. She stands alone as the most-nominated living actor, male or female, to have never won. I hesitated in Spring and early …

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Trailer for Gilda Radner doc ‘Love, Gilda’

She was the very first performer chosen for the cast of Saturday Night Live. She blew down doors for female comedians on television and entered into a fairy tale romance with Gene Wilder. The new film Love, Gilda joins Won’t You Be My Neighbor? as one of the year’s most intimate portraits of someone we all knew but didn’t really …

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Melissa McCarthy forges a dark path in ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ trailer

Academy Award nominee Melissa McCarthy gets serious in the first trailer for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the follow-up from Marielle Heller, whose debut The Diary of a Teenage Girl earned her critical acclaim and a DGA nomination for First Feature in 2016. McCarthy plays real-life bio-author Lee Israel who penned lavish best sellers on the lives of celebrities like …

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2019 Oscars: The Best Actress Contenders (March)

As it often is, Best Actress is one of the more exciting Oscar categories this year. It’s jammed full of previous winners and nominees, including a few yearning for major comebacks. It’s also a wealth of new talent just bursting at the seams. I’m slotting Viola Davis at #1 for Widows. After the hemming and hawing over which category she’d …

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69th Primetime Emmy Awards Details and Presenters

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are this Sunday the 17th and the list of presenters is being constantly updated. All four Guest Acting winners from last weekend – Alexis Bledel, Gerald McRaney, Melissa McCarthy and Dave Chappelle – will be there to present as the guest winners usually are. Here is the most current list plus the producing details of …

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2017 Emmys: Final Winner Predictions in Guest Actor/Actress, Reality Host

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards are this weekend and that means we’ll have winners in the Guest Acting in a Drama and Comedy Series as well as a tight battle in the Reality Host category. Reigning queen RuPaul Charles (RuPaul’s Drag Race) will battle with Alec Baldwin (Match Game). At the moment, all Emmy Experts see Ru being crowned once …

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Emmy Podcast #18: Writing, Directing and Guest Acting Categories

This 18th Emmy podcast I am joined by former and current Emmy Experts Peter Cioth and Chris Pepper to break down the newly revealed nomination ballots to discuss the writing, directing and guest acting categories. This podcast runs 1h 45m. Don’t forget to run over the our Emmy Experts 2017 Emmy nomination predictions right here. Opening music: the theme from …

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