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Emmys: The Oscars, The Tonys, SNL, RuPaul’s Drag Race Highlight our Variety, Reality-Competition Winner Predictions

Emmy Expert Jonathan Boehle and I have already revealed our prediction in the Variety and Reality categories in Emmy Podcast #20 but now you can see where the rest of the experts stand in the tight races. Reality-Competition and Reality Host are especially close with first time nominee RuPaul’s Drag Race challenging 10-time winner The Amazing Race and three-time winner ...

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2016 Oscars: Who Will Present Best Picture?

  With just 10 days until The Oscars and a fourth slate of presenters announced just today it’s about time we start thinking about who will present the biggest award of the night, Best Picture. Lots of familiar names have been anointed this task and some repeatedly. Jack Nicholson has made the announcement eight times. Sometimes solo, sometimes with someone ...

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The Revenant, Mad Max, The Martian Nab Art Directors Guild (ADG) Wins

  The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Martian all won their respective categories of Period, Fantasy and Contemporary Film from the 20th Art Directors Guild awards last night. Each are nominated for the Production Design Oscar as well, making this is very close race. In television, Game of Thrones, American Horror Story: Hotel and The Muppets were among ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner ...

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Reginald Hudlin and David Hill are 2016 Oscar Producers

  Reginald Hudlin and David Hill will produce the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday. Hudlin produced last year’s Governors Awards for the Academy and was nominated for a Best Picture Oscar in 2013 for producing Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. He served as president of entertainment for BET from 2005 to 2008 and has spent ...

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Academy Makes Rule Changes, But Not the One You Think

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) met yesterday and had a few things to say about the 88th Academy Awards. After much chatter (apparently from a small section of the group), the Oscars will not go back to a 5-nominee slate for Best Picture but keep things as they are, with a ...

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