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Emmy Podcast #17: Limited Series/TV Movie Contenders

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

Top: John Boyega in Kathryn Bigelow's Untitled Detroit Riots Project; Kristen Wiig and Matt Damon in Downsizing
Bottom: Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in The Post; Garrett Hedlund and Jason Mitchell in Mudbound

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 – SUPPORTING ACTRESS (March)

Top: Kristin Scott Thomas, Hong Chau, Rachel McAdams, Julianne Moore
Bottom: Melissa Leo, Michelle Pfeiffer

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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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2016

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It’s time for the annual 50 Favo(u)rite Performances list from AwardsWatch and this year features actors with multiple film mentions and films with two, three and even gets four performances making the cut. The voting begins in the forums in phases of nominations that create a shortlist from which the final nominee list is produced. From that group a ranked list ...

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Critics Choice/Golden Globe/Screen Actors Guild/BAFTA: Who’s Got Them All

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Here we are again; looking at the list of which performers have hit all four major precursors: Critics’ Choice, The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). With the exception of last year, it usually happens – an actor grabs all of the pieces of the puzzle that it takes to get an Oscar nomination and then ...

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74th Golden Globe Awards Details and Presenters

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The 74th Golden Globe Awards will air live on Sunday, January 8th on NBC at 8pm EST/5pm PST and will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon. For predictions in the Television categories go here. For Motion Picture go here. Check back here for updated info and presenters lists. Eight-time Golden Globe winner Meryl Streep is this year’s recipient of the Cecil ...

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Critics Choice + Golden Globe + Screen Actors Guild: Who’s Got ‘Em

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One of the more fun elements I have every awards season is compiling lists and groupings of the major precursors to help see patterns and define predictions. There is no scientific method to this and every year sees major outliers and influences that don’t fit nicely onto a list or a nifty graphic. But lists and nifty graphics are kind ...

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