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DPs of ‘Mare of Easttown,’ ‘The Underground Railroad,’ ‘Fargo’ and ‘Small Axe’ Describe Their Visual Approaches

This year’s Emmy contenders in the competitive category of outstanding cinematography for a limited or anthology series or movie showcase a range of looks, from the period stories in Fargo, The Queen’s Gambit, Small Axe and The Underground Railroad to the contemporary setting of Mare of Easttown. HBO limited series Mare of Easttown, created by Brad Ingelsby, […]

Emmy Noms: ‘Good Lord Bird,’ ‘Girls5eva,’ ‘Master of None’ Snubbed; ‘Emily in Paris,’ ‘The Boys’ Surprise

Despite critical accolades and prognosticators expecting The Good Lord Bird and Girls5eva, executive produced by Emmys favorite Tina Fey, to score multiple nominations on Tuesday morning, the Showtime and Peacock series only earned one nomination each and were left out of the major limited and comedy series categories, respectively. In a particularly competitive year for […]

Peabody Awards: Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show,’ ‘I May Destroy You,’ ‘Small Axe,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ Among Winners

I May Destroy You, Ted Lasso, Small Axe and Stephen Colbert’s Late Show are among the winners of the 2021 Peabody Awards, announced this week. The awards, recognizing the most compelling and empowering stories released across broadcast and streaming media in 2020, were presented in the categories of children’s and youth, documentary, entertainment, news, podcast/radio […]

“It Was a Want, a Must and a Need”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Steve McQueen and His ‘Small Axe’ Creative Team

For Steve McQueen, creating Small Axe — his landmark BBC/Amazon five-part anthology film series set within London’s West Indian community between the 1960s and 1980s — came from a burning desire to put important stories on screen that simply hadn’t been there before. “It was a want, a must and a need,” he says as […]

BAFTA TV Awards: Michaela Coel Secures Two Wins, Paul Mescal Claims Leading Actor Honor

Michaela Coel emerged the big winner at Sunday’s BAFTA TV Awards, where her acclaimed drama I May Destroy You added to its growing stash of statuettes.  Coel beat out a fiercely competitive list of performances that included Letitia Wright (Small Axe), Daisy Edgar-Jones (Normal People) and Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) to land the leading actress […]

Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer, Paul Mescal to Attend Hybrid BAFTA TV Awards

Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer and Paul Mescal are among the nominees set to attend this weekend’s BAFTA TV Awards ceremony in person, with others joining via video link. The hybrid event — being hosted by Richard Ayoade at London’s Television Centre — is keeping in line with COVID-19 protocols by allowing nominees in a number of […]

BAFTA TV Craft Awards: ‘Small Axe,’ ‘I May Destroy You’ Clean Up

Small Axe and I May Destroy You were the big winners at the 2021 BAFTA TV Craft awards, celebrating the best creativity behind the camera, on Monday night. In a virtual event broadcast on the British Academy’s social channels, Steve McQueen’s hit anthology series claimed the most awards of the night with five — costume design, […]

Is ‘Small Axe’ a Film or TV Series? Director Steve McQueen Clears Up Category Confusion

While the collection of five films earned a Globes television nom, the project also landed the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s award for best picture.

‘Small Axe’ Director Steve McQueen Talks to the Real-Life Leroy Logan About Seeing His Story Onscreen in Anthology Series

John Boyega plays former London police officer Logan in 'Red, White and Blue,' the third film in Amazon's series. Say the real Logan of seeing himself depicted: "If there's anything that all the episodes have done, it's been the conversations that they've created."

‘Small Axe’ Cinematographer Steps Into Spotlight With Steve McQueen’s Film Series

Breaking into the big time with Steve McQueen's 'Small Axe' film series, cinematographer Shabier Kirchner has become a critics' darling for his dexterous eye. 

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Pick the 10 Best Episodes of 2020

A revelatory 'Ramy' installment, a bravura chapter in an otherwise uneven 'Fargo' season, and superb samples of 'Lovecraft Country' and 'Pen15' were among the year’s highlights.

Ryan Murphy, Steve McQueen Set to Receive Gotham Awards Tributes

The two directors will be recognized with Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman at the independent film ceremony.