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The Ultimate EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) List

The EGOT, a phrase coined Miami Vice‘s Philip Michael Thomas, represents earning the highest individual, competitive entertainment honors in the areas of television (Emmy), music (Grammy), film (Oscar) and theatre (Tony). To date, only 15 people have received all four awards with Robert Lopez and holds the records for having completed his in record time (10 years) and as the …

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MVFF38 Preview: ‘TRUTH,’ starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford

  Based on the book “Truth and Duty: The Press, The President and the Power of Privilege” by Pulitzer and Emmy winning television producer Mary Mapes and detailing the explosive story of then President George W. Bush’s questionable history with the National Guard during the Vietnam War, Truth is a riveting piece of cinema with a powerhouse performance by two-time …

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What To Expect at Sunday’s Emmy Awards – Comedy Categories

  This could be a big year for comedy at The Emmys. We’ll either see a new Comedy Series champ crowned if Modern Family manages to win a 6th consecutive award, making it the sole record holder for wins, or we’ll see a new show have the chance to start an Emmy run. Veep and Transparent are the two most …

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What to Expect at Sunday’s Emmy Awards – DRAMA Categories

  The 67th Emmy Awards are this Sunday and they promise to be one of two things; either wildly populist with some potentially shocking wins or utterly predictable and very Emmy-like. Here’s why. This year, the Television Academy made some pretty big changes to their eligibility, category placement and voting processes. The much reported and ballyhooed announcement that a Comedy Series …

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TIFF15: In Conversation with Julianne Moore

For a cinephile, Film Festivals represent the utmost excitement of being among the first of audiences to partake in the year’s newest cinematic offerings, and there is the anticipation of sussing out the buzz-worthy from the non-starters; the good from the bad. Every festival-goer knows the anxiety of having to solidify their itinerary, faced with the difficulty of resolving scheduling …

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2015 Emmys: Raw & Uncensored – THR’s Drama Actress Roundtable feat. Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis and more

The Hollywood Reporter’s actor roundtables are always a highlight of the Emmy season and this year’s crop of drama actresses are a fantastic, award-winning bunch of ladies from some of your favorite shows. There’s Taraji P. Henson (Empire), Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Honorable Woman) and …

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Emmy Predictions: How New Rules and New Shows Promise to Shake Up the Emmys

Awardswatch Emmy Expert Chris Pepper has some thoughts about the Television Academy’s overhaul of the Comedy and Drama categories and offers his first predictions for the 2014/2015 Emmy season. Two weeks ago, the Television Academy announced a series of major changes which promised to finally address the issue of category confusion which had previously plagued the ceremony for some time. Instead what …

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