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‘The Underground Railroad’ Shut Out at the Emmys, as TV Academy Snubs Barry Jenkins’ Masterpiece

“The Underground Railroad” has been shut out of the 2021 Emmy Awards. After receiving seven nominations, including recognition for showrunner Barry Jenkins (Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series) and the series overall (Outstanding Limited Series), the Amazon Prime Video original lost all seven categories over two weekends of Emmy presentations.Competition was fierce, among limited series […]

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Star-Studded Searchlight Murder Mystery ‘See How They Run’ Reveals Full Cast, First Look Image

No longer “Untitled Murder Mystery,” a starry upcoming film from Searchlight Pictures has an official title and a complete cast.“See How They Run” — starring the previously-announced Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan, David Oyelowo, Adrien Brody and Ruth Wilson — is set for a wide theatrical release in 2022.Joining the five actors is a who’s who […]

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‘I May Destroy You’ Star Weruche Opia on ‘Grey Area’ of Consent and Her Fast Friendship with Michaela Coel

Though HBO’s “I May Destroy You” premiered more than a year ago, Michaela Coel’s existential sexual-assault odyssey remains of the Emmy race’s most provocative entries. Vying in the Limited Series categories, the show is inspired by Coel’s own assault while writing her 2015 British comedy series “Chewing Gum.” While her character Arabella’s journey is the […]

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‘I May Destroy You’ Costume Designer Freaked When Michaela Coel Walked Into Ocean in Her Signature Look

It’s one of the most important moments in the entire series, and a turning point episode for “I May Destroy You.” In Episode 8, Arabella (played by series creator Michaela Coel), after learning the police have hit a dead-end in identifying her rapist, feels the intense need to return to Italy — the place she […]

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Michaela Coel and Andra Day to Be Honored at Outfest Fusion Qtbipoc Film Festival

NAACP Image Award winner Michaela Coel and Academy Award nominee Andra Day will be honored at the five-day 2021 Outfest Fusion Qtbipoc Film Festival next week.Coel, known best for creating and starring in “Chewing Gum” and “I May Destroy You,” will be acknowledged with the Fusion Achievement Award; Day, the star of Lee Daniels’ biopic […]

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Jane Fonda Says Golden Globes ‘Should Have Recognized’ ‘I May Destroy You’

When it came time for the Golden Globes nominations earlier this year, Michaela Coel’s groundbreaking HBO series “I May Destroy You” infamously received zero recognition. That news, in part, inspired a reckoning in Hollywood about the makeup of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which hosts the annual awards and now must find ways to make […]

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Jane Fonda Pushes for Representation at Golden Globes: ‘Let’s Be Leaders’

Jane Fonda accepted her Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globe awards by calling on Hollywood to work harder to increase diversity.“There’s a story we’ve been afraid to hear about ourselves in this industry. Let’s all of us, including the groups who decide who gets recognized, let’s all of us make […]

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Australian Academy Announces Film & TV Nominees for Aacta International Awards

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) announced its nominees in the film and newly-created television categories for its 10th Aacta International Awards.Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” leads the film nominations, earning six nods, including best film, best direction in a film and nods for stars Frances McDormand, David Strathairn and Swankie. “The Trial of […]

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Chadwick Boseman & Viola Davis Are Ready For Oscar In ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Once again, let’s start with the necessary context for this article. This is not a review of George C. Wolfe’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Those critical notices are currently embargoed and will arrive later next week. That being said, it should be no surprise to report the Netflix release is an Oscar player in a […]

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