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Oscar Profile: Murder on the Orient Express

“If there was a murder, then there was a murderer. The murderer is with us — and every one of you is a suspect.” Murder on the Orient Express 20th Century Fox – 11/10 Dir: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Tom Bateman, Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom, Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (April)

As with Supporting Actor this month, Supporting Actress is the same top 5 as last month with just a few tweaks in placement. Julianne Moore not only remains at #1 with Wonderstruck, she improves her point total. Snippets of the film were shown at CinemaCon last month to strong word of mouth and Moore playing multiple characters will only help ...

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Oprah Winfrey, Riz Ahmed, Millie Bobby Brown Among Variety’s Sixth Season of ‘Actors on Actors’ on PBS

Variety and PBS SoCal have announced the lineup for the sixth installment of the Emmy award-winning series “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” The 5th season aired in January and featured this year’s Oscars contenders. The show will feature one-on-one conversations between this year’s Emmy contenders. Clips from the season, presented by Shutterstock, will be available to watch on Variety.com starting at the ...

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Emmy Podcast #17: Limited Series/TV Movie Contenders

In our first Emmy podcast of the 2016-2017 Emmy season, Chris Pepper and I focus on the Limited Series and TV Movie categories. Starting with Supporting Actress and Actor, we debate if American Horror Story can still muster nominations for Emmy winners Kathy Bates and Sarah Paulson or will Ryan Murphy’s new venture, Feud: Bette and Joan, gobble up those ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – SUPPORTING ACTRESS (March)

As we’ve seen in this category before, a “supporting” actress can often be the co-lead to a male or female counterpart of the same film. The last two winners here, Viola Davis (Fences) and Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl), as well as Rooney Mara (Carol), are proof positive that sometimes category fraud can march you right up to the Oscar ...

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2018 Oscar Contenders: Best Actress

After what most felt was a stellar year for lead female performances in 2016, resulting in one of the most competitive Oscar races in years, the 2018 race is looking quite full as well. Previous Oscar winners and nominees are going to flood this year, as well as some ladies looking for their first nomination in breakthrough or classic ‘deglam’ ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (June)

While the top 5 remains the same from last month the order has changed. 19-time Oscar nominee and three-time winner Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins) moves up from 5 to 3 this month, also marking the biggest point jump (up 7). Viola Davis (Fences) continues her reign, increasing one more point over Ruth Negga (Loving). Although Negga is still a ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (May)

Viola Davis (Fences) hold onto the #1 spot this month and even increases her lead over Loving‘s Ruth Negga from last month. The one-two punch of Davis and Negga aim to be hard to topple this year as their point totals are more than double their nearest competitors. Amy Adams (Story of Your Life) manages to move up to 3rd, ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (April)

Viola Davis (Fences) has taken over the #1 spot from Ruth Negga (Loving) this month and it’s very likely we could see these two volley for the top spot all year long. The two actresses have either #1 or #2 placements from all Gold Rush Gang members except Bryan who has Negga at #3 (Amy Adams in Story of Your ...

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