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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (April)

At this stage, the only thing more unknown than who will make it in next January is where studios will push their blurred ‘lead or supporting’ contenders. We saw last year how long it took Fox Searchlight to finally decide where to place Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz for The Favourite. It worked out in their favor, so …

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Jack O’Connell and Laura Dern sizzle in trailer for ‘Trial by Fire’

Jack O’Connell and Laura Dern in Trial by Fire (Roadside Attractions) Academy Award-winning director Edward Zwick (Shakespeare in Love, Traffic, Glory) brings the true-life Texas story of the unlikely bond between an imprisoned death row inmate (Jack O’Connell) and a mother of two from Houston (Laura Dern) who, though facing staggering odds, fights mightily for his freedom. Cameron Todd Willingham, …

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2018 Emmys: OFFICIAL Episode Submissions for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

The official episode submissions for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards for series and performances are trickling in and you can find them here, updated as they’re announced. Submissions for all Guest categories were already known from the original nominating ballot and in Limited Series/TV Movie all lead nominees ‘submit’ the entire series or movie. Nominees in supporting that come from …

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie Race

Unlike the series categories, there are no ‘returning champs’ in the Limited Series/TV categories…well, not exactly. Anthologies such as American Horror Story feature returning actors (like Sarah Paulson, below) but not necessarily in recurring roles. Then there is the case of Elisabeth Moss in Top of the Lake. While not an anthology, but a continuation of a short-form miniseries, she …

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2019 Oscars: The Supporting Actress Contenders (March)

Is this finally Amy Adams’ shot? After five nominations and a huge snub for Arrival two years ago, Adams may be poised for her best chance at an Oscar with Backseat. Playing Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney (played by Oscar winner Christian Bale), she’ll have by far the best female role in the film but after seeing …

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2018 Oscars: 10 More Presenters Added; including Gal Gadot, Oscar Isaac, Eva Marie Saint, Zendaya

Academy Awards producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd have announced 10 more presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network. The additional presenters include Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and …

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2018 Oscars: First Presenters Announced including Emma Stone, Mahershala Ali and Viola Davis

The first presenters for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced including three of last year’s acting winners: Emma Stone (Actress in a Leading Role for La La Land), Mahershala Ali (Actor in a Supporting Role for Moonlight) and Viola Davis (Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences). The presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, …

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