THE BRIEF

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I love this exchange for so many reasons. The first, Jennifer Lawrence telling Jack Nicholson “you’re being very rude.” And the second, her funny reaction after he leaves.  May she stay forever young. And here’s to hoping Nicholson doesn’t try to get him some of that.
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You really have to love a voting body, and industry, and BAFTA, and Globe, that takes the only film in the Best Picture lineup with a mostly black cast and ...
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“I was here 15 years ago or something, and I had no idea what I was doing. I was sitting out here in front of you all, really just a ...
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What a wild ride. I hope Oscar goes back to five. I don’t think my heart could take another year like this one. My parting thoughts: Life of Pi should have ...
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Heartbroken about Emmanuelle Riva. This Oscar is an error. But it’s pretty hard not to love Lawrence. (full size after the cut.)
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  Best motion picture Argo, Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers Achievement in directing Life of Pi, Ang Lee Performance by an actor in a leading role Daniel ...

And go.

My Oscar year started on the French riviera. It was cold and raining. Without the sunshine glimmering off the pavement we were instead teased by all of that sunlight in ...
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    Music moves me – duh – and that is like having a window opening on a heightened reality, but the effect is fleeting: When the music ends, the ...

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There really is no difference between awards shows now. When I first started, the Indie Spirits really were about celebrating independent film. I’ve actually been doing this long enough to ...

The goodie bag for the Oscar contenders this year is impressive. Hell, it’s worth getting an Oscar nomination just to get one: This year’s goody bags include a $12,000 trip ...

For our final contest, which isn’t really a contest, we leave you for this very bizarre and suspense-filled Oscar year with a challenge. Please pick three very unlikely things that ...

Independent Spirit Awards Winners Best Film: Silver Linings Playbook Best Director: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Best Cinematography: Ben Richardson, Beasts of the Southern Wild Best Male Lead: John Hawkes, ...

TV

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Roots returns modern audiences and Emmy voters to the powerful Alex Haley saga Airing over four nights on various cable networks (History, A&E, and Lifetime), the modern remake of the ...
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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 ...
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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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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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ah ok.. i thought you meant some nasty rumours :)

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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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Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea



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