The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globes Awards many not be the most respected awards in Hollywood, but they know how to throw a party – and they also know how to throw a spanner in the works when it comes to unusual [and sometimes superior] taste when it comes to selecting nominees.
On the movies side of things, multiple nominee/winner Tree of Life is not on this year’s shortlist for Best Movie, for example – though The Artist makes the list for BestComedy/Musical and Michael Hazanavicius did get a Best Director nom.
A wee bit more commentary and the full list of nominees follow the jump.
Continue reading Awards Season Confusion VII: 69th Annual Golden Globes Nominations
The Artist may have continued to build credibility as a genuine Oscar® candidate as it scored nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role and Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, but The Help took the most nomination by a single film with four [Viola Davis nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role; Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role; The Help nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture].
On the television side, Modern Family scored Five Nominations [Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series; Julie Bowen and Sofia Vergara nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, Modern Family nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series].
Dexter led cable shows with three noms.
A complete list of the nominees follows the jump.
Continue reading 18th Annual SAG Awards: Movies: The Help Scores Four Nominations; Modern Family Leads TV With Five!
As we saw last week, Violet actually succeed in killing herself, a few weeks back and had not realized it. That’s right! Vivien [Connie Britton] is coming home from the mental hospital! Now, in order to save her mother’s babies, she’ll first have to convince them that she’s dead – if she gets the chance.
Continue reading American Horror Story: Murphy & Falchuk [via Tim Minear and Alfonso Gomez Rejon] Present The Harmon Twins, Kinda!
As Chuck [NBC, Fridays, 8/7C] works toward its series finale, we’ve been treated to some of the show’s best episodes and some terrific guest stars [Carrie-Anne Moss and Danny Pudi, last week].
This week, in Chuck vs. The Curse, Rebecca Romjin guests as a villain with a penchant for torture – and to round out ‘the tallest cast on television!’ She talk about the ep following the jump and series stars Zachary Levi [Chuck] and Ryan McPartlin [Captain Awesome] talk about the ep and the bigger picture of which it is but a part.
Continue reading Chuck’s Zachary Levi and Ryan McPartlin and Guest Star Rebecca Romjin Behind The Scenes of Chuck Vs. The Curse [Videos]
This evening, Syfy presents Christmas episodes for Eureka [8/7C], Warehouse 13 [9/8C] and, for the first time, Haven [10/9C]. Eureka’s Do You See What I See? is a slight bit of froth; Warehouse 13’s The Greatest Gift is a successful riff on It’s A Wonderful Life and Haven’s Silent Night is a genuinely unnerving tale of Christmas in July.
Continue reading Syfy Christmas Tuesday – Christmas Episodes of Eureka, Warehouse 13 and Haven Create A Heartwarming Science Fiction/Fantasy Buzz!
In the second season finale of Covert Affairs [USA Network, Tuesdays, 10/9C] Annie’s vacation turns into a study in frustration – and terror – when a last-minute courier assignment goes wrong.
Continue reading Covert Affairs: Sisters On Deadly Vacation!
Long before Peter met Wendy – before Hook was a captain – they must have been transported to Neverland. How that happened is the tale told in Syfy’s new four-hour miniseries Neverland [Sunday, December 4/Monday, December 5, 9/8C].
Continue reading Neverland: How Peter And The Lost Boys Wound Up In Neverland!
FOX’s mid-season schedule is out and Fringe fans everywhere will be relieved – as will fans of the once-canceled Breaking In. Both shows are present on the new schedule – which included some big names in new dramas, too.
J.J. Abrams’ Alcatraz will have its two-hour premiere on January 16th and will then move to its regular timeslot following House. Tim Kring’s Touch will take over the post-House slot March 19th. Bones spinoff The Finder debuts on January 12th, following an encore episode of of its parent series.
Animated series Napoleon Dynamite joins FOX’s Sunday Animation Domination on January 15th.
For the complete press release – and FOX mid-season schedule – follow the jump.
Continue reading FOX Reveals Its Mid-Season Schedule!
Four-part mini-series The Take [Encore, Fridays, 9/8C] is an explosive crime thriller that feels like a fusion of The Sopranos and Shakespeare.
Continue reading The Take – The Sopranos Meet Shakespeare!
Next summer’s newest soap is also one of the classics. Check out the trailer for a taste of the mix of classic and new in TNT’s Dallas, following the jump.
Continue reading Dallas: We Have The New Trailer!