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Saturday, December 29, 2018

‘Shallow’ will make Lady Gaga 14th woman to win Best Original Song Oscar and bring male total to 146 by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga is all but certain to win at least one Oscar on Feb. 24 as part of the team that wrote the song “Shallow.” She sings the smash hit in “A Star is Born” and i…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

‘A Star is Born’ will make Oscar history if it wins 3 acting awards and Best Picture by Paul Sheehan

“A Star is Born” is predicted to win three of the four acting awards and Best Picture at the Oscars. We expect that leads Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper as well as supporting playe…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Lady Gaga would be 5th woman to win two Oscars in one night by Paul Sheehan

Of the 63 people who have gone home with at least two Oscars on the same evening, only four of them have been women. Lady Gaga could well become the fifth woman to make history at the Academ…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Lady Gaga looks like lock for Best Original Song Oscar for ‘Shallow’ from ‘A Star is Born’ by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga is all but certain to win at least one Oscar for “A Star is Born”: Best Original Song for “Shallow.” While she faces some stiff competition for Best Actress…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

‘A Star is Born’ will make Golden Globes history with wins for Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper by Paul Sheehan

Bradley Cooper‘s version of “A Star is Born” will make Golden Globes history by sweeping the awards on the drama side. While Cooper is likely to lose the Best Director race…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

2019 Oscars scorecard: Dallas critics are won over by ‘A Star is Born,’ Christian Bale, Olivia Colman … by Paul Sheehan

The Dallas-Ft. Worth critics echoed the sentiment of their St. Louis counterparts by naming “A Star is Born” as the Best Picture of the year. But that was the only prize that the…

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2019 Oscars scorecard: ‘A Star is Born’ wins over St. Louis critics, Ethan Hawke and Regina King move further ahead by Paul Sheehan

The St. Louis Film Critics Assn. (SFCA) named Bradley Cooper‘s “A Star is Born” as the Best Picture of the year. Alfonso Cuaron‘s”Roma,” which has dominat…

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‘Shallow’ will make Lady Gaga the 11th female composer to win Best Original Song Oscar by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga is predicted to win two Oscars for her first film as leading lady: Best Actress and Best Original Song. While she is locked in a tight race for the acting award, with Glenn Close l…

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Lady Gaga remains Best Drama Actress Golden Globe favorite, but Glenn Close could pull off upset by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga (“A Star is Born”) continues to lead the race for Best Film Drama Actress at the Golden Globes but Glenn Close (“The Wife”) is primed to pull off an upset.…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Golden Globes 2019 nominations: ‘Vice leads with 6, ‘A Star is Born,’ ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Green Book’ at 5 each by Paul Sheehan

Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Thursday (Dec. 6). Winners will be revealed during a live telecast to be held Jan. 6 on NBC beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/5…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

AFI Top 10 films of 2018: ‘A Star is Born, ‘The Favourite, ‘Green Book’ among Oscar frontrunners to make the cut with American Film Institute by Paul Sheehan

The AFI announced its annual list of the Top 10 American-made movies of the year on Thursday and seven of its choices — “BlacKKKlansman,” “Black Panther,” ̶…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

2019 National Board of Review Awards: ‘Green Book’ wins 2 including Best Picture, ‘A Star is Born’ takes 3 by Paul Sheehan

The National Board of Review announced its winners on Tuesday (Nov. 27). Peter Farrelly‘s biopic “Green Book” was named Best Picture with Viggo Mortensen winning Best Actor…

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Golden Globes predictions by experts: Oscar frontrunner ‘A Star is Born’ far ahead for Best Drama by Paul Sheehan

Sixteen of our 18 Golden Globe experts from major media outlets are predicting that the Oscar frontrunner, “A Star is Born,” will win Best Drama at these precursor prizes. One i…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Oscars Best Picture: ‘A Star is Born’ still leads the race, but ‘Green Book’ is on the move say experts by Paul Sheehan

Following the Thanksgiving break, “A Star is Born” has widened its lead over “Roma” in the Best Picture race at the Oscars according to the predictions of the 30 Expe…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Oscars Best Picture race: ‘A Star is Born’ still ahead of ‘Roma,’ but watch out for ‘Green Book’ say experts by Paul Sheehan

Heading into Thanksgiving, “A Star is Born” maintains its lead over “Roma” in the Best Picture race according to the predictions of the 30 Oscar Experts at Gold Derby…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Lady Gaga ahead to win Best Original Song Oscar now that ‘Shallow’ is only ‘A Star is Born’ submission by Paul Sheehan

Turns out Lady Gaga won’t be competing with herself at the Oscars when it comes to the Best Original Song race. The updated FYC site for “A Star is Born” now lists only …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Bad news ‘Breaking Bad’ fans: Bryan Cranston may not be in Vince Gilligan’s new movie ‘Greenbrier’ by Paul Sheehan

“Breaking Bad” fans are hoping that Vince Gilligan‘s new movie, “Greenbrier,” is connected to the Emmy-winning TV series. His hometown newspaper, the Albuquerqu…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Oscars Best Picture race: ‘A Star is Born’ leaps ahead of ‘Roma’ with experts by Paul Sheehan

In the first week of November, “A Star is Born” has pulled ahead of “Roma” in the Best Picture race according to the predictions of the 26 Oscar Experts at Gold Derby…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Oscars Best Picture race: ‘A Star is Born’ and ‘Roma’ remain tied for lead with 7/1 odds by Paul Sheehan

“A Star is Born” and “Roma” lead the Best Picture race according to the predictions of the 25 Oscar Experts at Gold Derby. Bradley Cooper‘s remake of the Hollyw…

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‘A Star is Born’ would make Golden Globes history with wins for Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper by Paul Sheehan

Bradley Cooper‘s remake of “A Star is Born” looks set to make Golden Globes history. Just two weeks after the news came that the studio was submitting it as a drama, we are…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Oscars 2019: Warner Bros. has red-hot remake of ‘A Star is Born’ and ‘Creed II’ by Paul Sheehan

Last year, Warner Bros. did well at the Oscars with Christopher Nolan‘s WWII epic “Dunkirk,” which won three of its eight bids. And the studio’s co-production “…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

2018 Tony Awards: Complete list of winners (and nominees) in all 26 categories [UPDATING LIVE] by Paul Sheehan

The 72nd annual Tony Awards took place on Sunday, June 10 at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Two previous nominees, composer Sara Bareilles (“Waitress”) and actor Josh Gr…

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Who decided the winners of the 2018 Tony Awards? by Paul Sheehan

The winners of the 2018 Tony Awards were decided by 846 folks who make their living working on Broadway. The voting process began after nominations for the 72nd Tonys were announced on May 1…

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2018 Tonys presentation order: Which categories will be announced first on 72nd Tony Awards? by Paul Sheehan

We’ve unearthed the running order of the 2018 Tony Awards hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban on CBS on Sunday, June 10. Over the course of upwards of three-and-half-hours, winner…

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2018 Tony Awards full list of nominations: Every show and performer in the running at the 72nd annual Tonys by Paul Sheehan

The 2018 Tony Awards take place on Sunday, June 10 at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. The three-hour ceremony hosted by two past nominees, composer Sara Bareilles (“Waitress…

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2018 Tony Awards: When does the show start on Sunday, who are the hosts and presenters and what will win? by Paul Sheehan

The Tonys start on CBS tonight (Sunday, June 10) at 8 p.m. PT and ET. While the telecast will go out live to TV viewers on the east coast, the show will be delayed for west coast theater fan…

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2018 Tony Awards: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ will win six Tonys, ‘The Band’s Visit’ to take five by Paul Sheehan

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” will win dominate the Tony Awards on Sunday (June 10), winning six awards, including the coveted prize of Best Play. However, it will the revi…

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2018 Tonys online: How to watch 72nd Tony Awards live stream without a TV by Paul Sheehan

The 72nd annual Tony Awards take place on Sunday, June 10. While the Tonys telecast will go out live to TV viewers on the east coast beginning at 8 p.m. ET on CBS, the show will be delayed f…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

2018 Tonys predictions: Complete odds for 72nd annual Tony Awards winners by Paul Sheehan

Looking for a handy cheat sheet before entering your predictions for the 2018 Tony Awards? Winners will be announced on June 10 during a live ceremony on CBS hosted by Sara Bareilles and Jos…

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Hey, Tony Awards voters: You only have till 6 p.m. today (June 8) to fill out your ballots by Paul Sheehan

The 72nd annual edition of the Tony Awards takes place on Sunday, June 10 at New York’s Radio City Music Hall and airs live on CBS. But the 846 members of the Broadway community who de…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

2018 Tony Awards nominations push Broadway to best season ever for attendance and grosses by Paul Sheehan

Broadway did boffo business this season, setting a new box office record with total takings of $1.7 billion. While some of that was spent by theater goers on long-running shows like “T…

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