July 01, 2015
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Feinberg Forecast: Emmy Projections Updated, Limited Series Acting Races Evaluated
THR's awards analyst projects big showings for thesps from HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge' and 'Bessie,' as well as FX's 'American Horror Story: Freak Show,' PBS's 'Wolf Hall,' ABC's 'American Crime' and Sundance TV's 'An Honorable Woman.'
July 01, 2015
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'Escobar' Star Benicio Del Toro on the Method, Playing Bad Guys and Considering TV and Broadway
The 48-year-old Oscar winner, who plays the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in the new film, tells THR, "Even when you're playing a horrible person, you have to be having fun playing that horrible person. It makes no sense, it's kind of crazy and schizophrenic, but it's like — it's acting."
June 27, 2015
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June 26, 2015
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Feinberg Forecast: Scott Updates Last Week's Categories, Also Assesses the New Variety Races
In the wake of the variety series category splitting into two, with 'SNL' now vying in a different category (variety sketch) than its five fellow nominees from last year (variety talk), THR's awards analyst projects which talk show is poised to land a nom for the first time — or, perhaps, the first time in years.
June 25, 2015
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'Selma's Ava DuVernay Among Diverse Academy Board Candidates: Full List Revealed (Exclusive)
Twenty-seven women (including Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy and Fox's Stacey Snider) and seven minorities are among this year's 67 candidates to head the Oscars organization, which has long faced criticism for being dominated by older white men.
Emmys: Does the New Voting Process Mean 'Louie' Will Finally Beat 'Modern Family'?
Fatigue over repeat winners spurred the TV Academy to open up its post-noms voting to an unprecedented number of its members. But will the overhaul actually signal a goodbye to perennialshello to perennial bridesmaids and newbies?
June 23, 2015
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June 22, 2015
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Oscars at Mid-Year: Which Films Are Already Contenders? (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst explains why Brian Wilson biopic 'Love & Mercy,' Pixar blockbuster 'Inside Out,' Scientology doc 'Going Clear' and Hungarian Holocaust drama 'Son of Saul,' among others, stand a good shot at being remembered by the Academy.
June 20, 2015
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Composer Elliot Goldenthal on Juggling Film, Theatre and Ballet in One Year: "It Keeps Me Refreshed"
The Oscar winner's latest collaboration with his life partner Julie Taymor — a filmed version of their 2013 staging of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' — hits select movie theaters for one nightly only on June 22.
Emmys Drama Race: Which Show Will Fill the Void Created by the Departure of 'Breaking Bad'?
A plethora of shows — among them past winner 'Mad Men' and perennial bridesmaid 'Game of Thrones' — have a real shot in the AMC hit's former category, not only at landing one of an unprecedented seven nomination slots, but at taking home gold.
June 19, 2015
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June 18, 2015
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Emmys: What the Film World's TV Takeover Means for This Year's Hopefuls
In a year in which an unprecedented number of 'film actors' — including dozens of Oscar nominees and winners — are making waves on TV, THR's awards analyst breaks down the causes and effects of their exodus from the big screen to the small screen.
June 16, 2015
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Emmys: David Letterman Could Battle Newcomers John Oliver, Larry Wilmore, James Corden for Final Late-Night Slot
THR's awards analyst assesses who is likely to be helped most by the TV Academy's decision to split its variety series Emmy into two awards, one for variety talk and the other for variety sketch.