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‘Stranger Things’: Listen to a Spotify Playlist of the Show’s Biggest Hits, from ‘White Rabbit’ to ‘Heroes’

17 July 2016 9:31 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Stranger Things” has provided a welcome dose of Steven Spielberg–inflected binge watching for many this weekend, with Netflix’s newest original series gaining favorable reviews for its creepy atmosphere and affectionate ’80s vibe. Courtesy of the show’s Twitter, viewers can now take in one of its most period-appropriate elements: its soundtrack.

Read More: Review: ‘Stranger Things’ is Still Waiting for Something New, To Make It Feel Alive

Familiar hits abound on the Spotify playlist, from Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit” to Corey Hart’s “Sunglasses at Night.” Here’s the full tracklist:

The Clash: “Should I Stay or Should I Go” Jefferson Airplane: “She Has Funny Cars” Jefferson Airplane: “White Rabbit” Reagan Youth: “Go Nowhere” Toto: “Africa” The Seeds: “Can’t Seem to Make You Mine” Trooper: “Raise a Little Hell” David Bowie: “Heroes” The Bangles: “Hazy Shade of Winter” The Dawn Trophy Orlando: »

- Michael Nordine

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Review: ‘Stranger Things’ is Still Waiting for Something New, To Make It Feel Alive

15 July 2016 12:05 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

During the buildup to “Stranger Things,” the Indiana-set Netflix original series was a bit hard to describe. Sure, it was about a group of kids searching for their missing friend who disappeared under suspicious circumstances, but what kind of show was it? “Was it a horror show? A kids’ show? A drama with kids but made for adults? Sci-fi that looked like a drama? Could my kids watch it? But would I like it? Wait — is that Winona Ryder?”

Well, after watching just a few minutes of The Duffer Brothers’ (as Matt and Ross Duffer dub themselves) eight-episode original series, it’s immediately clear what it is: It’s the PG-rated ’80s movie that would land a PG-13 today — your “Jaws,” “Indiana Jones,” and, yes, “E.T.” and 1977’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”

The latter two examples are what the brothers draw from specifically (those and, oddly enough, “Halloween »

- Ben Travers

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‘The Dark Tower’: 10 Official Images Reveal The Ambitious Scope Of Stephen King Adaptation

15 July 2016 7:48 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

It’s quite a week for fans of Stephen King’s bestselling “The Dark Tower” series. In the lead up to film adaptation’s Comic-Con appearance, two official images of stars Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba debuted yesterday, and now Entertainment Weekly is back today to provide even more first look photos.

Read More: Idris Elba on ‘The Dark Tower’ Race-Swapping: ‘It’s Better Just to Treat It Like No Big Deal’

Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, “The Dark Tower” stars Elba as the heroic, revolver-weilding Roland Deschain and McConaughey as the evil Walter Padick, an ageless sorcerer who wants to find the film’s eponymous tower so that he may rule over the world’s infinite kingdoms. Additional cast members include Fran Kranz as Pimli, Padick’s right hand man, and Abbey Lee, Jackie Earle Haley, Katheryn Winnick and Tom TaylorRon Howard and Brian Grazer serve as producers.

The »

- Zack Sharf

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2016 Emmy Predictions: Outstanding Drama Series

14 July 2016 6:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Quick Hits

Last Year’s Winner: “Game of Thrones” Was It an Upset? Yes. Most expected “Mad Men” to win in its final year of eligibility. Still Eligible? Yes Hot Streak: Despite dominating in total nominations and wins throughout, HBO hadn’t won a trophy for Outstanding Drama Series in seven years — until last year. Fun Fact: The last time HBO won — prior to last year — there were only five nominees in the category. It expanded to six in 2008 and now stands at seven, which began in 2015.

Read More: ‘The Americans’: The Emmys Finally Nominated the Best Drama on Cable

Can anything stop “Game of Thrones”? The HBO ratings juggernaut and record-breaking Emmy winner last year (12 wins, the most for a single series in one year) only seems better positioned in 2016, garnering a boatload of nominations to lead the field. It even snagged a few extra acting nods, and »

- Ben Travers

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Idris Elba on ‘The Dark Tower’ Race-Swapping: ‘It’s Better Just to Treat It Like No Big Deal’

14 July 2016 3:01 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

As Michael B. Jordan and the entire cast of “Ghostbusters” can attest, people tend to react in completely rational ways when preexisting characters are race- or gender-swapped for new film adaptations. Idris Elba addresses this in an Entertainment Weekly review about his role in next year’s Stephen King adaptation “The Dark Tower,” as his character of Roland Deschain (Aka the Gunslinger) was previously depicted as white.

Read More: ‘The Dark Tower’: First Look at Matthew McConaughey & Idris Elba in Long-Awaited Stephen King Adaptation

Elba says that he was “thrilled to get this job. I was thrilled because, you know, it’s an alternative to what you could say, what Roland is described as…a white guy in a sense, but, also just that you could make a version of this film that appealed to a slightly more action-hero type character and I don’t do those films.”

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- Michael Nordine

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Bob Odenkirk: ‘Better Call Saul’ Emmy Noms Prove You Can ‘Ask a Lot’ From Viewers

14 July 2016 1:48 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bob Odenkirk spent years as a writer before he became an Emmy nominee for his acting on “Better Call Saul,” so it’s no surprise that he credits the show’s writers for his acting success. But he also gives props to the audience — those mysterious people he spent all those years trying to please by typing words on a page. “I really am surprised by the nomination,” he told TheWrap. “I think it’s because I’ve been in Hollywood a long time, you do start to underestimate the audience and people’s willingness to watch something with texture and sensitivity. »

- Tim Molloy

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Emmys 2016: Bob Odenkirk ‘Blown Away,’ Idris Elba ‘Floored’ By Nominations, More Official Reactions

14 July 2016 1:06 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

While Twitter has been blowing up with crazy reactions from the Emmy nominees, many of the actors and filmmakers are also sitting back and reflecting on the achievements of their show and everyone involved. In official statements following the announcement, actors including Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Idris Elba (“Luther”) and Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”), as well as behind-the-camera stars including director Susanne Bier (“The Night Manager”), director Ryan Murphy (“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”) and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos all offered some warm thanks to their peers and the people they work with.

Read More: Emmys 2016 Nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘The Americans’ Get Major Nods

Idris Elba, “Luther”: “I am floored that I’ve been nominated but I am even more excited that “Luther” has been nominated as well. The success of “Luther” is so much due to the »

- Kyle Kizu and Kate Halliwell

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Primetime Emmy Awards Target Game Of Thrones

14 July 2016 12:22 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Emmy nods have hit the Internet, and there are a few surprises among these stellar examples of Primetime TV. Game of Thrones leads the pack with a whopping 23 nominations, which probably will not surprise anyone who has tuned in to the show this season. It’s certainly one of the better programs on TV right now, and this season has been particularly stellar.

More surprising – and, in some ways, more deserved – are several nods to Mr. Robot, including an Outstanding Drama and Lead Actor In A Drama for Rami Malek. Christian Slater gets nothing, despite his Golden Globe win, but I guess we can’t have everything. While Malek has some serious competition in his category, including Hollywood heavyweights Liev Schrieber and Kevin Spacey, here’s hoping that he takes home the prize. He certainly deserves it.

While Game of Thrones dominates in many categories, there’s quite a »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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The 68th Emmy Award Nominations

14 July 2016 11:52 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

This morning, Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham took the stage to announce this year's Emmy nominated shows and actors!  Come inside to find out who and what were selected!

In consideration of keeping our readers from having to go through all 113 catagories, below are the list of biggest awards to be handed at the 68th Annual Emmy Awards.  If you'd like to see all the rest you can click here!

Outstanding Drama Series

Game of Thrones

Mr. Robot

House of Cards

Downton Abbey

Better Call Saul

The Americans

Homeland

Outstanding Comedy Series

Veep

Transparent

Modern Family

black-ish

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Master of None

Outstanding Drama Actor

Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)

Rami Malek (Mr. Robot)

Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)

Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)

Kyle Chandler (Bloodline)

Matthew Rhys (The Americans)

Outstanding Drama Actress

Robin Wright (House of Cards)

Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder)

Tatiana Maslany »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Matt Malliaros)

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Emmy Nominees React To Snubs And Surprises On Twitter

14 July 2016 11:06 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning and the stars, writers, directors and more are already reacting on Twitter. Congratulations are being handed out to the usual contenders while some of the surprises and first time nominees are going bananas. Check out some of the best reactions down below.

Read More: Emmys 2016 Nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘The Americans’ Get Major Nods

Hail to the Chief. Congratulations to @KevinSpacey on his nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama. #Emmys pic.twitter.com/ZMMMKDAvPT

House of Cards (@HouseofCards) July 14, 2016

Three nominations for the “Game of Thrones” gals were met with shock and excitement from nominees Lena Heady and Maisie Williams:

@GameOfThrones wait wtf. Omg

Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams) July 14, 2016

@IAMLenaHeadey Congrats Lady!!!! Hope you’re having a wonderful time away xxxxxxxxxx

Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams) July 14, 2016

Big thanks to Academy.

Amazing feeling to be acknowledged by peers! »

- Kyle Kizu and Kate Halliwell

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Why ‘Mr. Robot’ Getting Emmys Recognition Is Very Good News for the Emmys, And Television

14 July 2016 10:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

TV’s biggest awards show has never had a reputation for embracing the new, but after today, we might have to revise that. This morning’s announcement of the 2016 Emmy nominations contained (as always) good and bad news — but the folks at USA Network are likely thrilled that “Mr. Robot,” its complex and captivating hacker drama, was included in the Best Drama category.

Read More: Emmys 2016 Nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘The Americans’ Get Major Nods

In addition, the series was nominated for Outstanding Casting, Music Composition, Sound Mixing, Writing and Lead Actor. It’s a set of nominations that cements “Mr. Robot” as that rarest of things — groundbreaking, challenging and popular. The fact that Rami Malek was able to break into the Actor in a Drama category despite a tough field and an unconventional performance is especially something to celebrate. It’s a moment that’s reminiscent of »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Emmys 2016: The 31 Wildest Snubs & Surprises

14 July 2016 10:47 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

 Snubs

Orange is the New Black

Not only was the (former) awards favorite from Netflix bumped out of the Outstanding Drama Series race (in favor of “The Americans,” which is important to remember during this mourning period), but even its back-to-back supporting actress winner — in comedy and drama — Uzo Aduba didn’t make the cut. “Orange” only snagged a nod for Outstanding Casting, which makes the exclusion of the cast members themselves all the more questionable.

Read More: Emmys 2016 Nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘The Americans’ Get Major Nods

The Good Wife

One of the more aggressive series in terms of campaigning these last few years, CBS’ beloved drama couldn’t break into the big categories for broadcast in 2016. It had the best shot of any offered by the big four as an overall series, but love was lost for the twice-nominated series. After all, it hasn’t been »

- Ben Travers

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Short Form Emmy Nominations: ‘Childrens Hospital’ Leads, Few Independents Honored

14 July 2016 10:31 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Television Academy unveiled the inaugural nominees for its expanded short form programming categories Thursday morning – and it was dominated by programming from familiar broadcast and cable network sources.

Adult Swim’s “Childrens Hospital” lead the pack with four nominations, while History’s “The Crossroads of History” and AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462” each received two. The only independent series to be nominated in the Outstanding Series category is “Her Story,” a drama about the lives and loves of two transgender women living in La, created by Jill Soloway protege Jen Richards.

Read More: Emmys 2016 Nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘The Americans’ Get Major Nods

Not surprisingly, two of the five series nominations went to online content from major networks that offer inside looks into their popular shows. “Broad City“–the smash Comedy Central sketch show from Abbi Jacobsen and Ilana Glazer–was snubbed in other »

- Jude Dry

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Emmy Nominations 2016: full nominee list

14 July 2016 10:15 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Chris Longo Jul 15, 2016

The Television Academy has spoken! Here are your 2016 Emmy Nominations...

The time to fill out your Emmy Madness Bracket is now. Wait, wrong event. But that would be fun, wouldn’t it? Kirsten Dunst slugging it out versus her network foe Sarah Paulson for Emmy gold. How about perennial favorite Game Of Thrones pitted against underdog newcomer Mr. Robot in the championship round? In the “peak TV” era, maybe a bracket formatted competition is the only true way to determine the best in the world of television.

Anyway, we’ll have to settle for fan polls and speculation as we countdown to the 68th Annual Emmy Award on Sunday, Sept. 18th on ABC. Until then, here is the list of nominees for the major categories. You can find the full list here.

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards »

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Emmys 2016 – Game of Thrones bags 23 nominations - as it happened

14 July 2016 10:10 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Game of Thrones reigned again with 23 nods while it was a great morning for The People v Oj Simpson, which managed 22, the biggest haul for a debut series since ER

Game of Thrones dominates Emmy awards list with 23 nominationsEmmys 2016: the full list of nomineesEmmys 2016: the predicted nominees in all the major races

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Here’s a visual rundown of the big winners

Related: Emmy nominations 2016 – in pictures

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… I told you he got excited.

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Variety has created a league table for networks and shows respectively. Here’s a glance at the top six shows:

Game of Thrones – 23

The People v Oj Simpson – 22

Fargo – 18

Veep – 17

Saturday Night Live – 16

House of Cards – 13

HBO – 94

FX Networks – 56

6.02pm BST

The Hollywood Reporter has been looking into who lost out. Here’s six of the best (worst?).

Julianna Margulies, who previously won twice for her lead role on The Good Wife, »

- Lanre Bakare in New York

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2016 Emmy Nominations: What Leads the Pack?

14 July 2016 9:59 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Let the Snub Debate begin in 3... 2... 1...

Nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards are in, with Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham making the announcements this morning, live from Los Angeles.

The ceremony will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and air on ABC on September 18.

Which shows, actors and actresses will be up for major awards that night? Game of Thrones leads all with 23 nods.

Scroll down to find out more and then let the praise and complaints pour in below...

Outstanding Drama

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr Robot

Lead Actor In A Drama

Kyle Chandler, Bloodlines

Rami Malek, Mr Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Lead Actress In A Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder

Taraji P Henson, Empire

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, »

- Matt Richenthal

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‘The Dark Tower’: First Look at Matthew McConaughey & Idris Elba in Long-Awaited Stephen King Adaptation

14 July 2016 9:56 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

It may seem hard to believe that one of Stephen King’s best-known works has never been adapted for film until now, but next year’s highly anticipated “The Dark Tower” stands as the first film version of the endlessly prolific author’s eight-novel series. Matthew McConaughey is playing the iconic Man in Black in Nikolaj Arcel’s film, with Idris Elba as the Gunslinger; Entertainment Weekly has early looks at both characters.

Read More: ‘The Dark Tower’: Stephen King Reveals Why The Film Isn’t A Straight Adaptation Of The Book

“They wanted to go very human and grounded with this,” McConaughey says of his character, whose actual name is Walter. “Obviously there are mythical proportions of good and evil in Walter. But we didn’t want to go overly fantastic. That would drop the humanity. So Walter, for me, is a man who exposes hypocrisies.” Then he quotes Black Sabbath lyrics, »

- Michael Nordine

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'Game of Thrones', 'Mr. Robot' Lead 2016 Emmy Nominations

14 July 2016 9:37 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Game of Thrones, The People Vs. Oj Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo received multiple nominations in major categories for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. Other notable nods include Mr. Robot's for Outstanding Drama Series and for actor Rami Malek, The People Vs. Oj Simpson for Outstanding Limited Series and recognitions for Cuba Gooding Jr., Courtney B. Vance and Sarah PaulsonThe Americans for Outstanding Drama Series and for Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell; and Veep for Outstanding Comedy Series and for Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The awards ceremony, which Jimmy Kimmel will host, »

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Nominations for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards announced

14 July 2016 9:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Television Academy has today announced the nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, which celebrates the very best in achievement on the small screen over the past twelve months, with The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Game of Thrones leading the pack. Check out the list of nominations here…

Outstanding Drama

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

Homeland

House Of Cards

Mr. Robot

Lead Actor, Drama

Kyle Chandler, Bloodlines

Rami Malek, Mr Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Lead Actress, Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder

Taraji P Henson, Empire

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, The Americans,

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Supporting Actor, Drama

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones

Kit Harrington, Game Of Thrones

Michael Kelly, »

- Gary Collinson

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The 68th Emmy Award Nominations

14 July 2016 9:02 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Television Academy has announced the nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards at the newly-opened Saban Media Center. Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum joined Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham at the nominations ceremony to announce this year's candidates.

The Emmys will be telecast live from The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 18th with the broadcast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Here's the list of the key nominees:

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans (FX Networks)

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Downton Abbey (PBS)

Game Of Thrones (HBO)

Homeland (Showtime)

House Of Cards (Netflix)

Mr. Robot (USA)

Outstanding Comedy Series

black-ish (ABC)

Master Of None (Netflix)

Modern Family (ABC)

Silicon Valley (HBO)

Transparent (Amazon)

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings, The Americans (FX Networks)

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill, Better Call Saul (AMC)

Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn, Bloodline »

- Garth Franklin

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