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The girls are back in town in the ‘GLOW’ season 2 trailer

The trailer for second season of GLOW, the Netflix hit comedy series is here and packed with suplexes, complexes and some of the best costumes on TV. Inspired by the short-lived but beloved show from the 80s, GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild-nominee Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los ...

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2018/2019 Film Awards Calendar

2018/2019 Film Awards Calendar This calendar will be updated throughout the year as new dates for film’s biggest and best awards are announced. OCTOBER 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 DECEMBER 2017 Screen Actors Guild Nominations (SAG) – January 12, 2018 JANUARY 2018 Makeup and Hairstyling Guild Nominations (MUAH) – January 10, 2019 Oscar Nominations (AMPAS) – January 22, 2019 25th Screen Actors Guild ...

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Renée Zellweger is ready for her close-up, and her comeback

From the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, Renée Zellweger was on top of the world. After breaking through in 1996’s Jerry Maguire with Tom Cruise, she found herself alongside Meryl Streep in One True Thing, Jim Carrey in Me, Myself & Irene and in the pitch black comedy Nurse Betty (check it out if you haven’t seen it, it might ...

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‘The Shape of Water’ is NOT a conventional Best Picture winner

I suppose it was inevitable. Almost immediately after Guillermo del Toro’s adult fantasy The Shape of Water was announced as Best Picture by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway came the claims that somehow its win was ‘conventional’ or ‘safe.’ Was it conventional in theme – underdog triumphing over a greater evil – sure. But in subject and execution – absolutely ...

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‘Grace and Frankie’ Gets a Season 5 with guest star RuPaul

The fourth season of Grace and Frankie just dropped on Netflix on January 19th but the streamer has already renewed the show for a fifth season to debut in 2019. RuPaul joins the cast as a guest star in season five as Benjamin Le Day, a “formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with Grace and Frankie.” Grace and Frankie’s ...

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2018 Oscars: Did the WGA help clear up Best Picture?

Well…yes and no. The predictions of who would win the Writers Guild award for Original Screenplay were generally pretty varied among seasoned Oscarologists. Get Out, the winner, was seen as the favorite but there were also trumpets blared for Lady Bird‘s last stand to stake a claim of a guild win (it did not) and then the creeping feeling that ...

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2018 Oscars: Best Picture is beginning to take ‘Shape’

We’re just a month away from the 90th Academy Awards and…we sort of have a frontrunner now? The Directors Guild of America (DGA) bestowed their 70th honor to Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) this weekend. He also has the Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice and will probably win the BAFTA too, which should at least secure his position as ...

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Is Daniel Day-Lewis a Phantom Threat in Best Actor?

When the Oscar nominations were announced this week there probably wasn’t a bigger surprise than the huge surge and strength of Paul Thomas Anderson’s very late-breaking Phantom Thread. The film had been ignored by every major guild, including SAG, DGA and PGA, yet managed to earn six Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress ...

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2017-2018 Acting Precursor Breakdown: BFCA – GG – SAG – BAFTA – Oscar

Here is the list of every contender to receive a Critics’ Choice (BFCA), Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and/or BAFTA nomination for the 2017-2018 awards season on the way to Oscar nominations. 11 people achieved all four precursors and, unlike last year with Amy Adams (Arrival), every one of them earned an Oscar nomination. Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, ...

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2017-2018 Build by Guild: Creating a Best Picture Winner

The Best Picture Oscar nominees are out and we also have the beginning of guild awards season underway with winners from CSA, PGA and SAG to help set us on the path Build by Guild: Creating a Best Picture winner. Here is my ranking of who’s ahead based on who has the most guild nominations and wins, BAFTA nominations, what ...

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