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Attention Emmy voters: This won’t be your typical opinion piece making the case for “RuPaul’s Drag Race” to win the Outstanding Reality-Competition Emmy Award. It’s the second year the VH1 hit has been up for the honor and there already have been a num…

Glenn Close has had to wait almost a year for this moment.  Her new film “The Wife” debuted at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival with those able to catch it hyping up her performance as Oscar-worthy.  Now, Sony Pictures Classics is finally rel…

When Jon M. Chu jumped on the phone to discuss his new movie “Crazy Rich Asians” last week the director was admittedly breathing a bit easier than he was a few weeks before.  The highly-anticipated adaptation of Kevin Kwan‘s bestselle…

HOLLYWOOD – If there has been one universal hit among talk show bookers,YouTube content creators and Instagram fanatics this calendar year it’s been the cast of “Queer Eye.”  The reboot of “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy&#…

Kari Skogland has been a working TV director for 24 years.  She’s directed episodes of “The L Word,” “The Borgias,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “Penny Dreadful,” “Power,” “The Americans,&#…

Money talks and after decades it appears ABC was finally able to persuade the Academy to make significant changes to the Oscars telecast.  These were announced in a letter to Academy members this morning after a vote from the newly elected officers of …

Topher Grace sounds like he’s finally where he wants to be.  As he discusses in our interview centered on his role in Spike Lee‘s celebrated “BlacKkKlansman,” the star of the 2000’s hit sitcom “That 70’s Show&#…

When Shawn Levy helped pitch the Duffer Bros. “Stranger Things” to networks in 2015 he readily admits he didn’t think a period ’80s show with inter-dimensional monsters was going to become a TV awards season staple.  Two complet…

Netflix earned a record number of Emmy nominations this year, but one achievement the streaming service earned has sort of been overlooked.  “Black Mirror’s USS Callister” has earned more Emmy nominations this year than any other TV m…

The Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences convened on Tuesday night to determine who will lead them for the forthcoming year and, to no one’s surprise, John Bailey was re-elected as President.  The longtime cinema…