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Emmy Winners List 2022: Succession, Ted Lasso and The White Lotus Take Home Top Awards as Squid Game Also Has Strong Showing

September 2022
Emmy Winners List 2022: <i>Succession</i>, <i>Ted Lasso</i> and <i>The White Lotus</i> Take Home Top Awards as <i>Squid Game</i> Also Has Strong Showing

HBO’s Succession and The White Lotus both won big at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night along with Ted Lasso from Apple and Warner Bros. Television, while Squid Game also registered strongly with voters. Though Squid Game ultimately lost Best Drama Series to Succession, which boasted the most nominations of any show... »

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The Inspection Review: Jeremy Pope Anchors a Searing Portrait of Masculinity and Homophobia

September 2022
<i>The Inspection</i> Review: Jeremy Pope Anchors a Searing Portrait of Masculinity and Homophobia

The Inspection is a new film from A24 that plays like a cross between the first half of Full Metal Jacket and the studio’s own Best Picture winner Moonlight. Written and directed by Elegance Bratton, who based the script on his own experiences in the military, The Inspection stars Jeremy Pope as Ellis French,... »

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Creative Arts Emmys Winners List 2022: Stranger Things and The White Lotus Prove Popular With Voters

September 2022
Creative Arts Emmys Winners List 2022: <i>Stranger Things</i> and <i>The White Lotus</i> Prove Popular With Voters

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held this past weekend at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where popular TV shows such as Netflix’s Stranger Things and Squid Game won multiple awards along with Euphoria and The White Lotus from HBO, which led the way among winners, picking up 17 trophies for its scripted... »

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Joker 2 and Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon Sequel Nab California Film Tax Credits

August 2022
<i>Joker 2</i> and Zack Snyder’s <i>Rebel Moon</i> Sequel Nab California Film Tax Credits

The California Film Commission has announced the latest round of projects accepted into the state’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program, including sequels to Todd Phillips‘ Joker and Zack Snyder‘s upcoming Netflix movie Rebel Moon, which is expected to premiere in 2023. The list of projects includes two additional big-budget films as well as 14... »

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National Labor Relations Board Finds That ADG’s Chuck Parker “Unlawfully” Fired Former Accountant Nicole Oeuvray

August 2022
National Labor Relations Board Finds That ADG’s Chuck Parker “Unlawfully” Fired Former Accountant Nicole Oeuvray

An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board has found that Chuck Parker, the national executive director of the Art Directors Guild, “unlawfully” fired longtime ADG accountant Nicole Oeuvray “in retaliation” for her efforts in leading the push to unionize the guild’s staff. Deadline broke the news, pointing to a 38-page decision... »

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Michael Clancy, Costume Designer for Blue Bloods and Several James Gray Movies, Dies

August 2022
Michael Clancy, Costume Designer for <i>Blue Bloods</i> and Several James Gray Movies, Dies

Michael Clancy, who served as the longtime costume designer on the hit TV series Blue Bloods as well as several James Gray movies, has died. His passing was announced July 29 on Instagram by his friend and fellow costume designer, Naomi Wolff Lachter. Clancy got his start on the Disney Channel series Avonlea before... »

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Justified: City Primeval Halts Production After Chicago Shootout Spills Over Onto Set of FX Series

July 2022
<i>Justified: City Primeval</i> Halts Production After Chicago Shootout Spills Over Onto Set of FX Series

FX has paused the production on Justified: City Primeval after two cars of men who were engaged in a shootout smashed through the show’s barricades on Wednesday night near Douglass Park in Chicago. The cast (including star Timothy Olyphant) and crew were forced to take cover and hit the ground when the intrusion occurred,... »

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2023 DGA Awards: Directors Guild Unveils Key Dates, With Ceremony Set for Three Weeks Before Oscars

July 2022
2023 DGA Awards: Directors Guild Unveils Key Dates, With Ceremony Set for Three Weeks Before Oscars

The 75th Annual DGA Awards will be held on Feb. 18, 2023 — three weeks before the Oscars, which will take place on March 12. The Directors Guild of America made the announcement on Thursday in addition to revealing key dates for the awards show, which honors the best directorial efforts in film and... »

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Netflix Loses 970,000 Subscribers in Q2 Despite Stranger Things 4 Release — Still Better Than Expected

July 2022
Netflix Loses 970,000 Subscribers in Q2 Despite <i>Stranger Things 4</i> Release — Still Better Than Expected

Netflix delivered its Q2 earnings report on Tuesday, which revealed that the streaming giant lost 970,000 subscribers despite the launch of Stranger Things 4 in May. The result was actually better than expected, as analysts had predicted an approximate loss of 2 million subs. Either way, the furor that has surrounded Netflix’s latest earnings... »

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Dune‘s Oscar-Winning Crafts Team Returns for Sequel, Which Is Now Filming

July 2022
<i>Dune</i>‘s Oscar-Winning Crafts Team Returns for Sequel, Which Is Now Filming

Dune: Part One won six below-the-line Oscars last year, and the film’s talented crafts team will be heading back to Arrakis for the sequel, which is now filming under the direction of Denis Villeneuve. Cinematographer Greig Fraser, Composer Hans Zimmer, Editor Joe Walker, Production Designer Patrice Vermette, and the team of Visual Effects Supervisor... »

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