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Unprecedented talent compete for glory at 2014 Oscars

Unprecedented talent compete for glory at 2014 Oscars

January 27, 2014


Filed under Arts

The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards were released Jan. 16, putting a much-needed lid on the wild prognostications that have been going on since July of last year. The announcement did not come with any huge surprises in major categories, but rather with exclusions — the problem this time ...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Comedy Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Comedy Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

While “Modern Family” might take home its fourth Emmy in a row, the other nominees are just strong enough to create an upset. Lena Dunham’s “Girls” is carrying momentum from its Golden Globes win and “Louie” is a popular newcomer to this category. Realistically, the award will proba...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

While there are some returning favorites like Claire Danes for "Homeland" and Elisabeth Moss for "Mad Men," the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series also includes two first-timers who are making waves. Robin Wright in "House of Cards" is the first actress nominated for a series that aired exc...

Emmy 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Emmy 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

The contenders in Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series face stiff competition from Tina Fey, in her final run as Liz Lemon. The competition is made even more difficult with the category’s line of cable stars, including Lena Dunham, Laura Dern and Edie Falco. However, the real race...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

If it’s a question of who should win, look no further than Bryan Cranston as Walter White in “Breaking Bad.” Undoubtedly one of the greatest performances in television history, Cranston is still keeping his captivated audience at the edge of their seats. With three Emmys already under ...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

Six dramas enter, one remains. Which show will take home the top prize? For starters, the common consensus has been that the second season of “Homeland” wasn’t as good as the first, so its chances of winning aren’t great. The same goes for “Mad Men,” which hit a bit of a rough patch after earnin...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

With “30 Rock” in its last season and “Arrested Development” making a massively successful comeback, there’s no shortage of talent in the pool of nominees for Out- standing Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Matt LeBlanc’s performance in “Episodes” hasn’t garnered much hype, and “Hou...