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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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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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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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Netflix Acquires ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson’

Netflix announced today that it has acquired worldwide rights to David France’s The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a deeply compelling look at the murder of a transgender legend, known as “the Rosa Parks of the LGBT movement.” The powerful, haunting film is France’s follow-up to his Academy Award® nominated How to Survive a Plague. The Death and ...

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2017 Emmys: Drama Series Analysis

This year’s Drama Series category is first notable not for what’s going to make it in but what isn’t. Downton Abbey‘s first season was as a Miniseries (where it won) but once it was decided the show would continue on it was submitted in Drama Series where it was nominated for all of its five-season run, never winning the top ...

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Frontrunner Friday: Female Directors, Auteurs, Oscar Favorites and a WWII-heavy slate

Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Riots Project, Downsizing, The Post and Mudbound head up this week’s Frontrunner Friday So early, still so many predictions of the ‘good on paper’ variety but that isn’t stopping us from looking at what is or might be drawing buzz towards the march to Oscar next season. Kathryn Bigelow’s (still) Untitled Detroit Riots Project remains in the top ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – BEST PICTURE (March)

Moonlight‘s surprise win in Best Picture just over a week ago should have lit a fire under the collective asses of Oscar predictors. Defying all possible odds to best the perceived frontrunner (even with its weak spots)  means the Academy was ready for something different and weren’t about to be told what was going to win. Does that mean the ...

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2017 Oscars: 145 Films Submitted for Documentary Feature Oscar

LOS ANGELES, CA – One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards®. Over a dozen entries are currently available for streaming on Netflix, including 13th, Amanda Knox, Audrie & Daisy, Colliding Dreams, Hooligan Sparrow and Our Last Tango. Amy, directed by Asif Kapadia, was this year’s Oscar winner. Check out ...

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