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2019 Oscars QuickViews


One of the biggest conversations leading up to the 91st Academy Awards was will the Oscars be better without a traditional host? In my opinion, yes it was!   The show went smoother than any year in history and from the looks of it the ratings were higher than last year’s.   Everyone that won was a sure thing since the Golden Globes with a few surprises: Olivia Colman for Best Actress instead of Glenn Close and BlacKkKlansman winning Best Adapted Screenplay instead of A Star Is Born....

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Golden Globes 2019 QuickViews


Was the Golden Globes as good as last year? Find out in this interesting review.   Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh were okay but not great as hosts (even though Samberg should’ve done it by himself which would’ve been funnier and better).   The bit between Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph was really the worst thing that made no sense at all during the category they presented together.   As for who won during the evening? Lots of surprises including Oh winning for her show Killing Eve, ...

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Emmys 2018 QuickViews


One of the greatest award shows on its 70th year didn’t make us laugh as we wanted it to or either entertain us: the Emmys.   Colin Jost and Michael Che (Weekend Update on SNL) were the hosts this year, and let’s say their comedy bits together should’ve just stuck in New York at Studio 8H. The winners this year were unexpected surprises, especially Glenn Weiss’ proposal to his future wife after winning for directing the 90th Oscars telecast.   Even though there were some good...

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2018 Oscar Nominations


Now that the major award shows are done, its time to digest into the biggest one of all: The Oscars.   Airing on March 4, Jimmy Kimmel will once again take center stage in making us laugh and smile while having a great time as well.   This year lots of great movies were nominated: Three Billboards, The Shape of Water, Get Out, Dunkirk, Coco, Darkest Hour, Phantom Thread, I, Tonya and Call Me By Your Name just to name a few along with amazing performances in the acting categories should...

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2017 Emmys Preview


Celebrating the best in television is the Emmys.   Hosted by Stephen Colbert, the categories and genres the Emmys will reveal their winners in are as follows.   Genres Drama Comedy Reality Competition Talk Shows Music and Variety   Categories Best Show Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Director Best Writing   My feeling about Stephen Colbert is that his hosting will be okay. I’d be very surprised if he was funnier than past hosts lik...

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