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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Will Grammys nominate ‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born’ and other Oscar-friendly films? by Kevin Jacobsen

The Oscars and the Grammys have seen a great deal of overlap over the years, naturally in regard to original scores and songs. Some Oscar-winning songs have also earned the coveted Song of t…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper would be third ‘A Star Is Born’ duo to score matching Golden Globes by Kevin Jacobsen

Much has been discussed about how 2018’s version of “A Star Is Born” compares to previous generations of the classic story, and while critics and audience largely agree tha…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Which ‘A Star Is Born’ track deserves Best Original Song Oscar: ‘Shallow,’ ‘Always Remember Us This Way’ or ‘I’ll Never Love Again’? by Kevin Jacobsen

The soundtrack to “A Star Is Born” is dominating the charts just as the film continues to add more millions to its box office total. The music featured throughout, from acoustic …

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

How the 2019 Best Actress Oscar race could mirror 1987: Is Lady Gaga this year’s Cher? by Kevin Jacobsen

“I feel like Cher in that John Patrick Shanley film ‘Moonstruck’ right now,” proclaimed Lady Gaga upon accepting her Golden Globe for “American Horror Story: Ho…

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Brandon Victor Dixon (‘Jesus Christ Superstar’): ‘I’d definitely be open’ to doing another live TV musical [Complete Interview Transcript] by Kevin Jacobsen

Brandon Victor Dixon recently received his first Emmy nomination this year for his role as the conflicted Judas Iscariot in “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.” Nominated fo…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Bryan Cranston (‘Dangerous Book for Boys’): Amazon series provides ‘sense of hope’ needed in the country [Complete Interview Transcript] by Kevin Jacobsen

Bryan Cranston may be more known for his acting in shows like “Breaking Bad” and “Malcolm in the Middle,” but he has his producer’s hat on this year with Amazon…

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

2018 Tony nominees Laurie Metcalf, Amy Schumer, Tina Fey and more could earn Emmy love in same year by Kevin Jacobsen

It’s a good week for a whole slew of Broadway talent who were just announced as Tony Award nominees for the 2018 ceremony. Many of those nominated include actors and writers who have e…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

‘Amadeus’ voted top Best Picture Oscar winner of the 1980s, rising above all ‘mediocrities’ [POLL RESULTS] by Kevin Jacobsen

While Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) says in “Amadeus” that he speaks for “all mediocrities in the world,” the film clearly rises above such mediocrities, accord…

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Viola Davis could become 13th EGOT winner thanks to ‘Corduroy Bear’ by Kevin Jacobsen

Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis has announced she is writing a children’s book called “Corduroy Takes a Bow,” the latest in a series that centers on the titular bea…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Damien Chazelle (‘La La Land’) is shining just for you after being voted top Best Director Oscar winner of 2010s [POLL RESULTS] by Kevin Jacobsen

Damien Chazelle has been named your favorite Best Director Oscar winner of the 2010s thanks to his impeccable work on “La La Land” (2016). Support was split between several direc…

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Who’s the best Drama Actress Emmy winner this decade? Elisabeth Moss, Tatiana Maslany, Viola Davis … ? [POLL] by Kevin Jacobsen

The Emmys have honored some of the strongest female characters on television throughout the 2010s. The Best Drama Actress category in particular has seen some especially powerful performance…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Elisabeth Moss and Jon Hamm both now Emmy winners: Who from ‘Mad Men’ might be next? [POLL] by Kevin Jacobsen

Elisabeth Moss finally won an Emmy this year after going unrewarded for her eight-year work on AMC’s “Mad Men.” Winning for her soul-baring work on “The Handmaid’s Tale,” much of…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Emmys overkill? Nicole Kidman, Elisabeth Moss and many more win two trophies in one night by Kevin Jacobsen

Multiple nominees at the 2017 Emmy Awards walked away with not one but two trophies Sunday night, proving that when they like you, they really like you. Talk about Emmys overkill. Below, see…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Emmy episode analysis: Lin-Manuel Miranda (‘SNL’) shows off insane musical talent as host by Kevin Jacobsen

Lin-Manuel Miranda earned his second Emmy nomination this year for his hosted episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” The multi-talented Broadway favorite is nominated in the Best Come…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Kevin Spacey (‘House of Cards’): Will hosting the 2017 Tonys help him win first career Emmy? by Kevin Jacobsen

Following his hosting gig at the 2017 Tony Awards, Kevin Spacey could get a key boost at another award show in a few months — the Primetime Emmys. Spacey got to show off his talents th…

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