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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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Hey Emmys, Nominate These Shows! Part 3 (Billions, Queen Sugar)

Welcome to part 3 of the series Hey Emmys, Nominate These Shows! This time I focus on two dramas, one in its second season and one its first. First up is Showtime’s Billions. While Homeland and Ray Donovan have been the network’s main Emmy gets in recent years, this is the time for Billions to be considered. Its second season ...

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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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SELMA Trailer and Poster

At long last we have the first trailer and poster for highly anticipated Oscar hopeful Selma, from director Ava DuVernay. The film, which details a three-month period in 1965 as Martin Luther King Jr. (played by David Oyelowo of The Butler) marches on Selma, Alabama for equal voting rights has gone through many hands before it reached DuVernay’s. Big names ...

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Critics’ choices or Oscar predictions? BFCA announces nominations

“The single most accurate precursor to the Oscars….“. If ever it was more blatantly clear what the Broadcast Film Critics Association is actually trying to do each year, it was today when they made their nominations for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards public. The list is filled with the usual suspects, with hardly a suprise in sight. Perhaps the biggest ...

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Gold Rush Gang: Golden Globe Nominations Predictions

The Gold Rush Gang have a few things to say about the Golden Globe nominations, especially…what is going on with Supporting Actor?? After today’s Screen Actors Guild nominations the Gang went scrambling to check and re-check their predictions here. Will the rise of Barkhad Abdi and the fall of Bradley Cooper continue? Will James Gandolfini add a Golden Globe nomination ...

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Oscar podcast #2: July 29th, 2013

In this podcast, recorded July 29th, Erik, Kenneth and Benjamin discuss their current Oscar predictions in the top 8 categories as well as reveal the July results of the AwardsWatch forums polls. Opening/Closing music by BoxCat Games. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]  

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