THE BRIEF

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In case you missed it, here is the link to the full list of winners from the 2016 Oscars. Leonardo DiCaprio won his first Oscar after five nominations, Brie Larson took home her first Oscar, as did Alicia Vikander, and Iñárritu won Best Director for the 2nd year in a row. ...
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Best motion picture of the year “Spotlight” Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust, Producers Achievement in directing “The Revenant” Alejandro G. Iñárritu Performance by an actor in a ...
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For anyone who missed or couldn’t see the Spirit Awards broadcast — you’re in luck! IFC has made almost all the clips available online.
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Best Feature Spotlight Best Director Tom McCarthy, Spotlight Best Female Lead Brie Larson, Room Best Male Lead Abraham Attah, Beasts of No Nation!! Best Supporting Female Mya Taylor, Tangerine!! Best ...
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I’m not one of those who defends Academy voters — there is nothing more irritating than that, even though Idris Elba getting shut out for Beasts of No Nation probably ...
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The BAFTAs had a golden opportunity to break away and swim free from the Oscar undertow this year. Carol was nominated in 9 categories — and won none. Will the ...
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The Cesar Awards were handed out in France. Fatima won Best Picture, and Mustang won Best First Film as well as Best Original Screenplay. Mustang took home four awards and ...
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Fox Searchlight Pictures won the bidding war at Sundance earlier this year for Nate Parker’s Birth of A Nation. Earlier today, the company announced the film will be released on ...
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Tonight in his rewrite segment on MSNBC’s Last Word, Lawrence O’Donnell says a lot of the same things we’ve been saying for months about diversity and the Oscars — but ...
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Uh-oh. That’s it. It’s all over now. The Academy has voted, ballots have been handed in, and Price Waterhouse Coopers have begun the counting. On Sunday night, live from the ...
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Oscar voting has now closed. We won’t know how many voters voted, but since they’ve implemented the online system, more certainly do. It’s going to be a tense night as ...
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Just as the voting closes for this week’s Oscars, I had the chance to catch up with Ruben Feffer. Feffer is wrapping up a vacation, but he still had time ...
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The 20th annual IPA Satellite Awards were handed out over the weekend. Spotlight took home Best Motion Picture, Best Ensemble, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Director. Carter Burwell’s music for ...
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It’s understandable that in the major categories, there is a distinct lack of inclusion of minority actors, specifically the black actors who really did turn out some of the best ...

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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 ...


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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... and all this after a high-profile Cannes debut, a w ...

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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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Animated featureZootopia
The Little Prince


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