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Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Marin Hinkle knows when she’s got something special on her hands. As a mainstay of “Once and Again” and “Two Men and a Half Men” she’s well aware of the joys of a well-made program. To say she’s struck gold for…

There is genuine drama in the Emmy race for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for two reasons. First, last year because of the Television Academy’s voting formula there were eight nominees instead of the expected seven. Even with …

The 2019 Emmy Season is looking like a mixed bag for anyone hoping for close races, upsets or, for lack of a better word, “drama.” There is the assumption that with so much of the competition running for 2020 that “Game of Thrones&#82…

It’s “Veep’s” final season and after winning this category at the Emmys the last three years it was nominated the HBO staple is clearly the frontrunner to take it one last time. The only issue is that last year’s winner, &…

The Costume Designers Guild handed out their 2019 awards on Tuesday night and they recognized two of the major frontrunners for the Costume Design Oscar.  Excellence in Period Film went to Sandy Powell and “The Favourite” and Excellence in …

The Cinema Audio Society handed out its 2019 CAS Awards on Saturday night and provided some keen insight on how the Sound Mixing Oscar race might play out.  “Bohemian Rhapsody” took the top prize over major competition from “A Star is…

The Art Directors Guild handed out their annual ADG Awards on Saturday night in what is seen as a precursor to the Production Design Oscar.  Two of this year’s nominees, “Black Panther” and “The Favourite,” won Fantasy Fil…

The Costume Designer Guild became the second to last guild to announce their year-end awards on Thursday (the VFX society is the straggler) and peppered in some unexpectedly fun players amongst the expected nominees.  Awards season contenders such as &…

The members of the Screen Actors Guild are a quirky bunch.  The entire SAG-AFTRA organization has a pool of 129,000 or so members that is widdled down to 2,500 or so volunteers who vote for the annual SAG Awards as the “nominating committee.&#822…

Oh, boy. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association somehow managed to spread the love as much as possible with their 2019 Golden Globe nominations and still make almost every studio and network in town want to scream. Well, unless you’re Walt Disne…