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Emmys: Final Emmy Nomination Predictions – 2015

TV STILL -- DO NOT PURGE --  HBO miniseries -- OLIVE KITTERIDGE: Richard Jenkins, Frances McDormand. photo: Jojo Whilden

HBO — Olive Kitteridge

Emmys: Final Emmy Nomination Predictions – 2015

These are our final predictions for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations. Nominations will be announced on July 16th.

Each category ranks contenders by most likely to be nominated. We went ahead and did all acting categories (including guest acting). All TV Movie and Limited Series categories are included, and we just did the front-runners for the directing/writing categories.

Let us know your predictions! And check our our Emmys page for updated changes after the nominations are announced.

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HBO — Game of Thrones

Television Series – Drama
Game of Thrones
Downton Abbey
House of Cards
Mad Men
The Good Wife
The Affair
Orange is the New Black
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Golden Globes: Final Predictions – Nominations announced Thursday December 11th

birdmanGolden Globes: Final Predictions – Nominations announced Thursday, December 11th

The award season is underway and precursors are flooding in. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s chosen nominations will be announced on Thursday December 11th.

On the film side of things we expect “Boyhood” and “Birdman” to get a lot of attention. “The Imitation Game,” “Selma,” “Gone Girl,” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” should make some appearances too.

On the television side of things “True Detective,” “House of Cards,” and “Modern Family” should all easily show up. “Game of Thrones,” “The Good Wife,” “Downton Abbey,” “Fargo, ” “Orange is the New Black,” and “The Big Bang Theory” are all strong possibilities in multiple categories as well.

Here are our chosen for each category. Click the “More” link to see alternates/dark horses in that category as well.

Motion Picture – Drama
Boyhood
Selma
Gone Girl
Unbroken
The Imitation Game
More

Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
Big Eyes
Inherent Vice
More

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Golden Globes: 2015 Golden Globe Predictions post-TIFF

687c06ad111dfe43_thumb_temp_facebook_post_image_file35315381405955384.fbshareGolden Globes: 2015 Golden Globe Predictions post-TIFF

You wouldn’t think it, but there is a significant different in the mind of an Academy voter and a Hollywood Foreign Press voter.  To end an excellent festival, “The Imitation Game” went home with the TIFF Audience Award. One of the runner-up films was “St. Vincent” another Weinstein film that should farewell in the comedy categories at the Globes.

We went ahead and updated everything, including television categories as we start seeking into a new Fall season for shows.

Click on the category to see our full list of ranked predictions with alternatives and dark horses. Contenders are listed here alphabetically. You can see all of our full predictions here.

Motion Picture – Drama
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Imitation Game
Interstellar
Unbroken

Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
The Skeleton Twins
St. Vincent
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Film Trailer: Frank

Frank

Trailer

Last Updated: 03/09/14

If anything stood out on the Sundance slate before the festival, it was this bizarre film. The trailer looks like something different and unique. Michael Fassbender, coming off an Oscar-Nomination for “12 Years a Slave.” Looks to be really developing a strong resume as one of the greatest working actors out there today.

Emmys: Best Lead Actress – Drama

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Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Claire Danes, Homeland
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
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Oscar: Way too Early 2015 Oscar Predictions – Round 2

asdOscar: Way too Early 2015 Oscar Predictions – Round 2

If you checked out our previous list, there were a lot of films still not considered. We’ve compiled everything to make this next list. It’s 2014 now and even though the 2013 award circuit hasn’t completed, it is about time that we start looking toward the future.

Click MORE to see the 2015 Early Oscar Predictions:

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Golden Globes: Best Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series

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Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
Kristen Wiig, The Spoils of Babylon
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman
Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful
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Film Review: Won’t Back Down

Film Review: Won’t Back Down
by Matthew Durham

Won’t Back Down is a film that is loosely based on events in 2010 on the use of the parent-trigger law in LA. In this instance several groups of parents attempted to take over failing schools. The Parent-Trigger Law allows parents to overhaul administrations of failing schools if petitioned. I use the term ‘loosely’ because it pretty much has nothing to do with that situation, maybe someone thought it sounded like that particular situation would make a good movie reinvented.

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