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“Everything Everywhere All At Once” Leads Oscar Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS—Who received good news? Who was snubbed? What were the surprises? Those are all the conversations being had after the nominees for the 2023 Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday, January 24 by actors Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams. The movie “Everything Everywhere All at Once” led all contenders with a total of 11 nominations including Best Picture. Followed...

“Blonde” Leads Razzie Nominations

HOLLYWOOD—It might be awards season, but being nominated is not always a good thing, especially if you’re nominated for a Razzie Award. The contenders for the 2023 Razzie Awards, the worst in cinema were revealed on Monday, January 23 with the drama “Blonde” starring Ana de Armas leading all contenders with 8 nominations including Worst Picture. Followed behind was...

“All Quiet On The Western Front” Leads BAFTA Nominations With 14

HOLLYWOOD—We are less than 5 days away from the nomination for the 2023 Academy Awards, but on Thursday, January 19, the nominees for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts were revealed with “All Quiet on the Western Front” leading all contenders with 14 nominations including Best Film. It matches the 14 nominations received by “The King’s Speech”...

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” Big Critic’s Choice Awards Winner

HOLLYWOOD—Some might be asking how much weight the Critic’s Choice Awards which were held on Sunday, January 15, have on awards season. In all honesty, not much as there is no overlap with the critics and members of the Academy Awards. I mean when the CCA ceremony is as long as the Golden Globes that is already a question...

2023 SAG Awards Nominations Announced

HOLLYWOOD—Now we are getting into the thick of awards season. Why? The Screen Actors Guild Awards are a predictor of where things could be headed when the Academy Awards contenders are announced in February. I was quite surprised that the SAG Awards nominees were announced a bit later. It seems ever since COVID-19 and the Academy Awards pushing back...

“The Fabelmans” Big Golden Globe Awards Winner

BEVERLY HILLS—It seemed like forever since we’ve last talked about the Golden Globe Awards. The last time the ceremony was held was post-COVID in 2020, it was cancelled in 2021 and had no ceremony in 2022 and it returns in 2023. After being absent for such a long time, would the ceremony actually entertain audiences. The Red Carpet was...

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” Leads Golden Globe Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS—Well, we can now say awards season is officially underway as the nominees for the 2023 Golden Globes were announced on Monday, December 12 by actresses Selenis Leyva and Mayan Lopez. The GG has dealt with lots of controversy in recent years with its lack of diversity and chaos within the membership. It got so bad in 2021...

“Succession,” “Ted Lasso,” “White Lotus” Big Primetime Emmy Winners

HOLLYWOOD—I think this is a bad sign that I no longer care about award shows. I think it might be a direct result of the pandemic, where it opened my eyes that there are bigger and more important things in life than seeing a bunch of celebrities with loads of money receive accolades when people are struggling to survive....

Why Are Daytime Soaps Continuing To Disappear?

HOLLYWOOD—For those living under a rock, you should enjoy watching “Days of Our Lives” on Broadcast TV for next few weeks as it will soon be moving to NBC’s Peacock beginning September 12. It is a tough pill to swallow, but with this move on CBS’s “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and Beautiful,” in addition to...

“Succession” Leads 2022 Primetime Emmy Nominations

HOLLYWOOD—The contenders for the highest accolade in TV were announced on Tuesday, July 12, as nominees for the Primetime Emmy Awards were unveiled. Actor JB Smoove and actress Melissa Fumero announced the nominees. The TV series leading the pack with a total of 25 nominations was the HBO series “Succession.” Both the Apple TV series “Ted Lasso” and the...