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In a ceremony hosted by Stephen Colbert and broadcast on CBS, the 69th Emmy Awards were handed out on Sept. 17, 2017 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Here is a complete list of all the categories and nominees.  This post will be updated as winners are announced. Outstanding Comedy Series “Veep” (HBO) “Atlanta” (FX) “Black-ish” (ABC) “Master of None” (Netflix) “Modern Family” (ABC) “Silicon Valley” (HBO) “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Foy (“The Crown”) Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) Robin Wright (“House of Cards”) Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld”) Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder”) Keri Russell (“The Americans”) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Sterling K. Continue reading 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Winners And Nominees – Complete List at The Playlist.

Emmy is in for an eventful night.  The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards have more than enough suspense to go around for even a casual television or streaming content viewer.  Throw in Stephen Colbert as your host, the uncontrollable fingers of a sitting president and it could be more memorable than anyone could have imagined. At the crux of this year’s Emmy Awards is who will or won’t dominate the drama series categories. Continue reading Final 2017 Primetime Emmy Award Predictions: Will ‘Stranger Things’ or ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Triumph? at The Playlist.

Jane Campion has helped to pave the way for women in her field since the early 1980s.  As much as it would be nice to overlook Campion’s gender, the industry appeared both unable and unwilling to do so in the past.  Since its inception in 1929, only 4 women have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director, Jane being the second.  Campion appeared at the Film Society of Lincoln Center last week to chronicle her astonishing career, discuss her love of David Lynch and what it really means to be a filmmaker. Continue reading Jane Campion Talks Her Career and ‘Top Of The Lake: China Girl’ at The Playlist.

Watching Jane Campion stumble through the second season of her SundanceTV series, “Top of the Lake: China Girl,” means watching an imminently talented and self-assured storyteller misplace her self-assurance. In keeping with its first season, “Top of the Lake’s” craftsmanship remains stellar in its second; Campion’s eye for impeccable visuals hasn’t faded. Also in keeping with the first season is her high standard for performance. No single actor in her ensemble cast slacks, or slouches, or otherwise impedes the production. Continue reading Jane Campion’s ‘Top of the Lake: China Girl’ Can’t Match The First Season [Review] at The Playlist.

There were few movies at the Cannes Film Festival so perfectly overlapping our movie/music Venn diagram as “How To Talk To Girls At Parties.” And while it didn’t quite explode off the Croisette, we’re still eager to discover the picture that our critic called “gloriously bananas.” Directed by John Cameron Mitchell (“Shortbus,” “Rabbit Hole“), based on the short story by Neil Gaiman, and starring Elle FanningNicole Kidman, Ruth Wilson, and Alex Sharp, the story follows an alien who comes to Earth and discovers punk rock. Continue reading ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’ Trailer: Elle Fanning Rocks ‘n Rolls at The Playlist.

Last year’s “The Lobster” caught many people by surprise. The incredibly strange, but hilarious story about a man who hopes to find a romantic partner before he gets turned in a lobster garnered rave reviews and award season chatter. Now, the film’s star and director are joining forces again in the upcoming “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.” In the new trailer, it’s clear that director Yorgos Lanthimos is going in a different direction for his new film. Continue reading ‘The Killing Of A Sacred Deer’ Trailer: It’s Time To Burn With Colin Farrell & Nicole Kidman at The Playlist.

Are you ready for two more weeks of Emmy madness? The final round of Emmy voting has officially begun and the networks and streaming services have lined a ton of Q&A’s and events to try and sway Television Academy voters. Netflix has already held events for “The Crown” and “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” with panels for “The Keepers” and “Stranger Things” on deck for Tuesday and Thursday nights. Continue reading Emmy Awards Predictions 2017: Four Races That Are Currently Too Close To Call at The Playlist.

This has been a hallmark year for Nicole Kidman. Not only did she make a splash on TV with HBO‘s critically acclaimed series “Big Little Lies,” but she also took Cannes by storm with three films playing on their slate this year: Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Killing of A Sacred Deer,” Sofia Coppola‘s “The Beguiled,” and John Cameron Mitchell‘s “How to Talk to Girls at Parties.” Not to mention that Jane Campion also debuted seven episodes of her TV series “Top of the Lake” at Cannes, in which, you guessed it, Kidman stars. Continue reading Nicole Kidman To Star In Karyn Kusama’s ‘Destroyer’ at The Playlist.

Here at The Playlist, we called “Top of the Lake” director Jane Campion the fourth most exciting TV auteur working today, saying: “[Campion’s] meticulous approach to television feels like she has found a way to use the medium to its fullest: in the best way, ‘Top Of The Lake’ season 1 felt cinematic, in terms of its visuals but also its sense of atmosphere and place.” It’s safe to say that we’re eagerly anticipating the show’s sophomore season premiere this September. Continue reading Jane Campion’s ‘Top Of The Lake: China Girl’: There’s No Going Back In Season 2 Trailer at The Playlist.