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Creative Arts Emmy Analysis: ‘The Mandalorian’ Leads, ‘The Underground Railroad’ Disappoints

Disney+ flexed its sci-fi and superhero muscles at the Creative Arts Emmys on Tuesday. “The Mandalorian” came roaring back for Season 2 to lead all craft nominations with 17, followed by Marvel’s trippy “WandaVision,” which scored 15. However, Netflix did better overall, with “The Queen’s Gambit” seizing 12 noms, “The Crown” (Season 4) capturing 11, […]

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Anya Taylor-Joy Was ‘Devastated’ After Watching Her ‘Witch’ Acting: ‘Thought I’d Never Work Again’

Watching yourself onscreen can be hard to endure; just ask Anya Tayloy-Joy. During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter as part of her Emmys campaign for “The Queen’s Gambit,” the actress admitted to feeling “devastated” after watching her performance in Robert Eggers’ “The Witch” for the first time. The 2015 horror movie world-premiered at the […]

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’: Finding the Balance Between Chess and Anya Taylor-Joy’s Character Arc

The enormous popularity of Netflix’s “The Queen’s Gambit” limited series took editor Michelle Tesoro by surprise. She thinks the pandemic played some part in keeping people confined to their homes, and once viewers got a glimpse of Anya Taylor-Joy as determined orphan chess prodigy Beth Harmon, they were hooked. And then, of course, the ’60s […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Reflects on a Weird Year with Anya Taylor-Joy, Gets Excited About Movies & More

Saturday Night Live brought their 46th season to an end last night with Split and The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy making her hosting debut. The show kicked off by reflecting on one of the weirder years in the show’s history, which returned to production with strict safety measures in place due to the coronavirus […]

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Anya Taylor-Joy and Aidy Bryant Ask All the Wrong Questions in ‘SNL’ College Panel Sketch — Watch

“The Queen’s Gambit” star, surefire Emmy nominee, and upcoming “Last Night in Soho” star Anya Taylor-Joy joined “Saturday Night Live” last night as the host of the finale of Season 46. While the episode featured plenty of highlights, one of the night’s most darkly funny turns was shared by Taylor-Joy and “Saturday Night Live” regular […]

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‘Last Night in Soho’ First Footage: A Mod Anya Taylor-Joy Bewitches in Edgar Wright’s Chic Thriller

Something is… not all right with Anya Taylor-Joy, dressed in mod garb, in the first footage from Edgar Wright’s upcoming, 1960s-set London thriller “Last Night in Soho.” The star of “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Witch” (and also this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”) twirls and broods in neon light in the 15-second montage from the […]

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‘Mank’ Wins Top Honor at ASC Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers handed out its top prize in feature film visual storytelling to Erik Messerschmidt, ASC for “Mank.”Other winners included “The Crown,” “The Mandalorian,” “The Truffle Hunters,” “Two of Us,” “Motherland: Fort Salem” and “The Queen’s Gambit.”Turner Classics Movies host Ben Mankiewicz served as the emcee for the ceremony, presenting the awards […]

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‘Trial of the Chicago 7,’ ‘Palm Springs’ & ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Top Ace Eddie Awards Winners

You can hire the best actors, the best screenwriter, and the most inspired director, but without top-tier editing, the result can be an embarrassing mess. The American Cinema Editors are the best of the best in keeping Hollywood moving, especially during a pandemic-effected era. The organization handed out their Ace Eddie Awards on Saturday with […]

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‘Queens Gambit’ & ‘Soul’ Win Key Cas Awards & Golden Reel Honors

The Oscars may have combined the Sound Editing and Sound Mixing categories into one Best Sound award this year, but the industry honors are continuing to move forward separately. Over the past two days, the Mpse Golden Reel Awards (Sound Editing) and the Cinema Audio Society’s Cas Awards (Sound Mixing) announced their yearly honors. Films […]

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Costume Designers Guild Awards: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ and ‘Promising Young Woman’ Among Film Winners

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Promising Young Woman” were among the film winners at the 23rd annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Tuesday night. TV winners included “The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix) and the filmed version of “Hamilton” (Disney+).Broadcast online, the awards celebrated the best in film, TV, and short-form costume design in eight categories that spanned […]

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