THE BRIEF

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Across the wide, bleak expanse of Nebraska Alexander Payne cuts two charcoal figures — Will Forte and Bruce Dern. Nebraska is a name that stands alone. It’s the name of ...
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The story of my festival-going life tends to be that I miss the one film that winds up on everyone’s lips. It’s some kind of uncanny anti-radar that never fails. ...

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Helen Mirren for the ultimate win.  The Queen? Not so much, unless she’s ill, of course.  Mirren won the Oscar, among many other awards, for her portrayal of the Queen. ...
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Invariably, those of us who attend the fest count the days back home until we depart, then about three quarters of the way through we start counting the days until ...
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Nicolas Winding Refn’s follow-up to Drive takes him farther away from traditional narrative and deeper into abstract expressionism. His painter’s eye makes Only God Forgives something beautiful to behold, awash ...

One of the standout films in the main competition here in Cannes has to be the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis. God kills a kitten every time a hipster calls ...
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Audiences will go in to Shield of Straw hoping for something other than what director Takashi Miike has in mind, especially devotees of this director’s more violent, cult-horror style. But ...

(Press release) BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved rules for the 86th Oscars®. The most significant change affects ...

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French proverb: Patience passe science. (There’s nothing so shrewd as patience.) Cannes, once again soaked under a deluge of rain and cold weather, isn’t how the residents and business owners ...
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I’m going into each film here at the festival knowing as little in advance as I can possibly manage. I’m not even reading the official catalog entries so I wasn’t ...

What a great asset for Cannes distributors to have these beautiful press kits made available for anyone to view. Director’s statement: Only lovers left Alive is an unconventional love story ...

TV

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Bates Motel’s Kerry Ehrin talks about the passion and talent behind A&E’s critically acclaimed series A&E’s Bates Motel wrapped up its fourth season a few weeks ago by finally committing ...
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Emmy contender Richard Dreyfuss talks about conveying the financial villainy in Madoff And when you’re doing television, the one thing that can change is the producers can walk in the ...
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It’s that time of year again! The 2016 Emmy voting window starts Monday, June 13, and runs until Monday, June 27 (you can track who’s most likely to secure Emmy ...
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Funny guys Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer have been passengers on Emmy Award-winning shows like Transparent and 30 Rock. With their Comedy Central special Crash Test, the two cut-ups are front and center, leading ...
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The Limited Series and TV movie categories are going to be the most nail-biting of the entire Emmy season. They are crammed with excellent entertainment and stacked with insanely strong ...
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ADTV discusses the challenges of acting and directing with House of Cards’ Robin Wright House of Cards season four ended with TV’s powerful and ruthless couple Francis and Claire Underwood ...
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Does a recent analysis of IMDb’s user ratings of women-centered shows extend to the Television Academy? Earlier this week, stats-based website FiveThirtyEight published a piece that studied the way gender ...
EMPIRE

ADTV discusses the challenges of being Empire’s Cookie Lyon with Taraji P. Henson, the woman behind the sass I grew up in the hood, so I know what it’s like ...
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Reid Scott talks to ADTV about Veep’s continued success under a new showrunner and Dan Egan’s future in D.C. Veep’s Dan Egan is the most underrated character on HBO’s Emmy ...
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Two seismic events happened on TV this week. Will Emmy take a closer look at Vera Farmiga or Emilia Clarke? Naturally, all spoiler warnings apply if you haven’t caught up ...


This documentary sounds fascinating--very much hope to ...
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I completely agree, Magnolia South, about The Americans ...
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The "Forever" episode definitely deserves some Emmy's. ...
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FRONTRUNNERS

Best PicturEBirth of a Nation
Manchester by the Sea




Best ActorCasey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Nate Parker, Birth of a Nation



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Nate Parker, Birth of a Nation
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea



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