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Emmys 2018 exclusive: ABC categories for ‘Roseanne,’ ‘black-ish,’ ‘The Good Doctor’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for ABC. For this season, the alphabet network has returning nominee “black-ish”, the relaunch of “Roseanne” and newcomer “The Good Doctor” (Freddie Highmore) as part of their 2018 campaign. ABC Studios also has several programs on other networks such as “Smilf” (Showtime) and “Code Black” (CBS).

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Below, the list of ABC lead, supporting and guest submissions for their comedy and drama series. More names might be added by the network on the final Emmy ballot. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.

American Housewife

Comedy Series

Comedy Actress – Katy Mixon

Comedy Supporting Actress – Julia Butters, Meg Donnelly, Carly Hughes, Ali Wong

Comedy Supporting Actor – Diedrich Bader, Daniel Dimaggio

Comedy Guest
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First Trailer for Romantic Comedy 'Alex & The List' with Karen Gillan

"I'm doing the best I can with this stupid list!" Gravitas Ventures has debuted an official trailer for indie romantic comedy Alex & The List, made by director Harris Goldberg. This looks like a painfully awkward, somewhat amusing, kitschy indie romantic comedy film that looks like a fun performance piece for the cast. Jennifer Morrison co-stars with Patrick Fugit as a couple seemingly doing well. But one day, Katherine presents a list of "improvements" to make him better; at first he rejects but then concedes as he embarks on a journey through love. The full cast includes Karen Gillan, Julie Gonzalo, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and JoBeth Williams. This seems like it could be fun, but still very cheesy, as expected for these kind of films. Here's the official trailer (+ poster) for Harris Goldberg's Alex & The List, direct from YouTube: Alex, a lovable, unassuming dog trainer is in love
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Blu-ray Review: Threads (1984)

A whimper or a bang. Does it really matter if we snuff the match with our fingers, or a blast of air from our lungs? And when that bomb drops, is that really it for the human race, or will it “rebuild” as we’re so optimistically told in countless disaster flicks? The correct answers are: “bang” is very bad, and if your idea of “rebuild” is devastating nuclear winters and forlorn dirt crops, build away. This bleaker than bleak view comes courtesy of a legendary and sobering BBC Two TV drama from 1984 called Threads, and Severin Films’ stellar Blu-ray shows a new generation what would really happen in the event of a nuclear attack. Spoiler slert: nothing good. At all.

Directed by Mick Jackson (L.A. Story) from a teleplay by Barry Hines (Kes), Threads aired in September of 1984, pulling in 7 million viewers on its initial showing with a
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Oscars: What Should Have Won – The Big Chill over Terms of Endearment for Best Picture of 1983

Graeme Robertson on why The Big Chill should have won over Terms of Endearment at the Academy Awards…

The Oscars celebrating the best of 1983 is something of a strange case. Looking at the line-up of the Best Picture nominees I was struck by the way in which all of the nominees, bar one, where small-scale emotional dramas, with Philip Kaufman’s Nasa drama The Right Stuff being the only “epic” of the lineup. The film that took home the coveted Best Picture award was James L Brook’s much loved (and much cried over) drama Terms of Endearment which also took home a raft of awards in the other categories.

But this is my series so I’m going to anger everyone who loves this film by suggesting the top trophy should have gone to another film My choice for Best Picture of 1983 is Lawrence Kasdan’s bittersweet “baby boomer
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Good Doctor Recap: Coyle's Resident Joins the Team (and She's the Worst)

Good Doctor Recap: Coyle's Resident Joins the Team (and She's the Worst)
This week on The Good Doctor, Coyle’s former protégé became Claire’s worst nightmare. Meanwhile, Shaun and Jared treated a young transgender patient whose family was at odds.

To borrow a phrase from another David Shore medical drama, Fiona Gubelmann’s Dr. Morgan Reznick proved to be quite the “cutthroat b—ch.” She immediately made clear to Claire that they weren’t going to be friends, and did everything in her power to undermine her fellow resident in front of Melendez.

The immediate rivals got stuck working together after the doctors were split among two teams and forced to compete.
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Meryl Streep in ‘Sophie’s Choice’: A look back at her second Oscar win and the competition

Meryl Streep in ‘Sophie’s Choice’: A look back at her second Oscar win and the competition
This article marks Part 4 of the 21-part Gold Derby series Meryl Streep at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at Meryl Streep’s nominations, the performances that competed with her, the results of each race and the overall rankings of the contenders.

After “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” in 1981, Meryl Streep lined up two exciting projects for the following year, both lead turns and both given prime late-year release dates for Academy Awards consideration.

First on tap was Streep’s much-anticipated reunion with “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) director Robert Benton. “Still of the Night” would mark her first big screen thriller to date, pairing Streep with two-time Oscar nominee Roy Scheider. Exciting, right? Well, the Benton picture came and went that November in the blink of an eye, failing to even crack the box office top 10. Not only were reviews for the film itself lukewarm but critics argued both
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SAG Awards 2018 Will Have Mostly Female Presenters

SAG Awards 2018 Will Have Mostly Female Presenters
The 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards is changing things up this awards season!

Et confirms that this will be the first time that the ceremony will have only females presenting 13 of the categories.

“I feel pretty strongly about the women’s movement,” Kathy Connell, the SAG Awards executive producer, tells The New York Times of the decision. “Women stepped forward in such a huge way in this last year.”

She adds, "I want to salute women who are coming forward to speak at a very difficult time about very difficult subjects at great risk to themselves."

In addition to having all-female presenters, Kristen Bell will be the first-ever host of the SAG Awards. "The fact that a female was chosen to be the first one means my genitals become irrelevant," quips the 37-year-old actress to the Times in a phone interview.

Bell is totally on board for what Connell has in store for the ceremony. "An awards show is
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SAG Awards 2018 Will Have Only Female Presenters

SAG Awards 2018 Will Have Only Female Presenters
The 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards is changing things up this awards season!

Et confirms that this will be the first time that the ceremony will have only female presenters.

“I feel pretty strongly about the women’s movement,” Kathy Connell, the SAG Awards executive producer, tells The New York Times of the decision. “Women stepped forward in such a huge way in this last year.”

She adds, "I want to salute women who are coming forward to speak at a very difficult time about very difficult subjects at great risk to themselves."

In addition to having all-female presenters, Kristen Bell will be the first-ever host of the SAG Awards. "The fact that a female was chosen to be the first one means my genitals become irrelevant," quips the 37-year-old actress to the Times in a phone interview.

Bell is totally on board for what Connell has in store for the ceremony. "An awards show is
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SAG Awards Nominations 2018: Full List of Nominees

SAG Awards Nominations 2018: Full List of Nominees
The 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations are in, and a slew of beloved TV and movie actors are celebrating!

On Wednesday morning, Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash announced the nominees from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California, and were full of witty banter. Those nominated for Outstanding Action Performances by Stunt Ensembles in both television and film were also announced by SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and SAG Awards Committee Member Elizabeth McLaughlin prior to Munn and Nash taking the stage.

The 2018 SAG Awards airs Jan. 21 on both TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. Est, with Kristen Bell as the show's first-ever host.

Niecy Nash and Olivia Munn announce the 24th Annual SAG Awards nominees at SilverScreen Theater at the Pacific Design Center on Dec. 13, 2017 in West Hollywood, California.

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Here's a look at the list of nominees:

Film

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:

Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

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SAG Award Nominations: Complete List

SAG Award Nominations: Complete List
Nominations for the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on Wednesday morning.

Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash revealed the nominees from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. TNT, TBS, and truTV aired the announcement, which was also available to stream online, starting at 7 a.m. Pt/10 a.m Et. Presenters were joined by SAG-aftra president Gabrielle Carteris, SAG Awards committee chair JoBeth Williams, and SAG Awards committee member Elizabeth McLaughlin.

Big Little Lies,” “Stranger Things,” and “Glow” each scored four nods on the TV side, while “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” landed four nominations and “Lady Bird” received three for film.

Kristen Bell will host the SAG Awards on Jan. 21. The ceremony, recognizing top performances in television and film, will air live on both TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. Et.

Here is the full list of nominations:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:

Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name

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SAG Awards 2018 Full TV Nominations List: Netflix Dominates, While HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Leads

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SAG Awards 2018 Full TV Nominations List: Netflix Dominates, While HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Leads
Netflix binged on Screen Actors Guild Awards last year, winning four of the eight major TV awards — including both drama and comedy ensemble prizes (for “The Crown” and “Orange is the New Black”) — and it appears destined to repeat in 2018. The streaming service dominated the 24th Annual SAG Awards nominations roster on Wednesday morning, cleaning up with 19 nods overall — ahead of second-place HBO (12).

Netflix’s nominees were spread out among some of its most critically acclaimed series, including “The Crown” and “Stranger Things” on the drama side, and “Glow” and “Orange is the New Black” in comedy. The streamer also landed multiple nods with “Ozark” and “Grace and Frankie,” while SAG favorite Robin Wright, now the sole star of “House of Cards,” scored a nod.

Also in the hunt: Hulu, which entered the SAG derby with “The Handmaid’s Tale.” But just like the Golden Globe nominations earlier this week,
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Family Reconnects In First 5 Minutes Of ‘Barracuda’ [Exclusive]

Sometimes you have to travel half the world to find your family, and that notion sparks the indie drama “Barracuda.” Directed by Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund, the film tells the story of a family fractured and stitched back together, and today we have the exclusive look at the first five minutes of the film.

Starring Allison Tolman, Sophie Reid, JoBeth Williams, Luis Bordonada, and Larry Jack Dotson, the story follows two half-sisters, connected by their deceased musician father, and darker secret that lies between them.

Continue reading Family Reconnects In First 5 Minutes Of ‘Barracuda’ [Exclusive] at The Playlist.
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The Poltergeist Curse: Here's the Real Story Behind the Movie Myth

It's the spookiest month of the year, and you know what that means! It's time to figure out whether you believe in curses or simply unfortunate coincidences. A reboot of the classic 1982 horror film Poltergeist came out in 2015, but let's be honest: nothing could compare to the original. While no horrific accidents occurred on the set of the new film (that we know of, anyway), the release reminded us of the rumors of a curse on the original film trilogy's cast. The movie revolves around a suburban family who move into a new home and begin to notice strange things surrounding their young daughter. Take a look below to find out about the mysterious events that have made people speculate that Poltergeist may be the most cursed franchise in Hollywood. RelatedThe 34 Best Horror Movies Streaming on Netflix in October The Whole Ordeal Began With Human Skeletons One of the most
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SAG-aftra Foundation To Honor Lionel Richie With Recording Artists Inspiration Award

The SAG-aftra Foundation has announced Lionel Richie will be the first recipient of its inaugural Recording Artists Inspiration Award.

The internationally-renowned singer-songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist is being recognized for his career achievements and charitable work. The event takes place Thursday, November 9, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.

For decades, Lionel Richie has been an influential and well-respected recording artist, selling over 100 million records. Richie has garnered multiple awards including: four Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award®, and the esteemed Johnny Mercer Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 47th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. Richie recently joined the judges’ panel for the 2017/2018 season of American Idol.

The SAG-aftra Foundation’s Recording Artists Inspiration Award also recognizes Richie’s commitment to charity through his work with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, Unicef, and The Art of Elysium.
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Film Review: ‘Barracuda’

Film Review: ‘Barracuda’
The story of a young stranger who shows up on a woman’s doorstep claiming to be her stepsister — and thus potentially in line for a piece of their dead-music-legend father’s pie — “Barracuda” initially seems like just another run-of-the-mill thriller about a grifter carrying out a duplicitous scheme. Credit to Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin’s indie film, then, for quickly upending expectations and delivering a far more uneasy, ambiguous portrait of women desperate for recognition and acceptance. Though its slow-burn narrative doesn’t pay off in a wholly satisfying manner, this offbeat nail-biter should nonetheless be welcomed by those eager for something off the beaten genre path.

Arriving from immediate parts unknown, Londoner Sinaloa (Sophie Reid) proves a surprising guest to Austin, Texas, resident Merle (Allison Tolman) and her fiancé Raul (Luis Bordonada) — especially once Sinaloa claims that she’s Merle’s half-sister, having been fathered and occasionally visited by their dearly departed country-icon daddy
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Poltergeist (1982) Midnights at The Tivoli This Weekend

“This house is clean.”

Poltergeist (1982) plays midnights this weekend (October 6th and 7th) at the Tivoli as part of their Reel Late at the Tivoli Midnight series. Tickets are $8.

Poltergeist had all the hallmarks of the Spielberg blockbuster production – a small-town suburban family setting, fantastic special effects, fast-paced action and a liberal smattering of Spielberg’s own brand of natural humor. Rumors have persisted for decades that he wrested the direction away from credited director Tobe Hooper, but the influence and style of Hooper are also evident and, rather than detracting from the considerable input of Spielberg, they complement it in a way which results in a movie of subtle originality.

Poltergeist is fun, extremely well-made, and is packed full of terrific scares. It took the opposite approach from normal; there’s no big old spooky house or gruesome back-story of some patriarch walling people up in the tower. By contrast,
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Kate Winslet To Be Honored With Actors Inspiration Award

The SAG-aftra Foundation has announced it will bestow its Actors Inspiration Award to critically-acclaimed actress and philanthropist Kate Winslet, highlighting her career achievements and honoring her charitable work.

The nonprofit’s Patron of the Artists Awards celebration will also honor director/producer Judd Apatow, Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow, and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos for their roles in supporting actors and performing artists in their careers. The event takes place Thursday, November 9, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.

Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet has brought to life some of cinema’s most captivating and memorable roles. Her resume consists of critically and commercially acclaimed work including Steve Jobs, Little Children, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Iris, Titanic, and Sense and Sensibility, as well as a span of awards and honors that illustrate her talent and solidify her permanent place in cinema history.
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‘Barracuda’ Trailer: Allison Tolman Lets A Stranger Into Her Home, With Horrific Results — Watch

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‘Barracuda’ Trailer: Allison Tolman Lets A Stranger Into Her Home, With Horrific Results — Watch
Consider it an old lesson: If a stranger shows up on your porch, claiming to be your long-lost sister, maybe don’t automatically believe them. Such is the pickle that Allison Tolman’s Merle finds herself confronting in “Barracuda,” when young Sinaloa (newcomer Sophie Reid) appears, touting a shared genealogy that is only the tip of the metaphorical iceberg.

While the sisters eventually bond, long-simmering resentments on Sinaloa’s side — the pair apparently share a father, a country music star who influences her own musicianship — threaten to pull them apart. Or perhaps that’s what Sinaloa wanted the entire time? After the film debuted at this year’s SXSW, our Eric Kohn wrote that “Barracuda” is a “beautiful, haunting drama,” with a particular focus on how music ties together people (and maybe even pulls them apart).

Read More:‘Downward Dog’: Allison Tolman Talks About Strong Single Women, Smart Pups
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Kate Winslet to Receive Actors Inspiration Award from SAG

Winslet in “The Dressmaker”: Broad Green Pictures

Kate Winslet is following in the footsteps of Kerry Washington and Rashida Jones. Variety reports that the Oscar winner will be awarded the SAG-aftra Foundation’s Actors Inspiration Award, an honor previously bestowed on the respective stars of “Scandal” and “Angie Tribeca.” The award pays tribute to artists for their career achievements and charitable work.

In addition to her Oscar statuette, Winslet is also the owner of an Emmy, three Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, and many other awards. She reached international stardom after playing Rose Dewitt Bukater in 1997’s “Titanic,” one of the highest-grossing films of all time. “Mildred Pierce,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Holy Smoke!” “Sense and Sensibility,” and “Heavenly Creatures” are among her other credits.

The Mountain Between Us,” Winslet’s latest film, just made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The drama centers on two strangers who survive a plane crash but are left stranded on a remote snow-covered mountain.

As for her work off-screen, Winslet co-founded the Golden Hat Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to “[changing] the way people on the autism spectrum are perceived, by shining a light on their abilities and emphasizing their great potential.” She’s also worked with UK charities including Cardboard Citizens, a theater company that works with those who have been or are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

“Kate has been a game changer and role model in our industry, setting a sterling example for all artists and leaders to use their influence to give back to the greater welfare of others,” said SAG-aftra Foundation President JoBeth Williams in a statement. “We look forward to presenting her with this award for all she has accomplished, and all she has given back.”

The trophy will be presented at SAG-aftra’s Patron of the Artists Awards celebration, set to be held November 9 in Beverly Hills.

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Kate Winslet to Receive SAG Actors Inspiration Award

Kate Winslet to Receive SAG Actors Inspiration Award
Kate Winslet is an inspiration to many people, and it's about time she's recognized for it.  The Oscar-winning Brit will receive the SAG-aftra Foundation's Actors Inspiration Award at the Patron of the Artists Awards ceremony, the organization announced Thursday. The star-studded event will take place on Nov. 9 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.  Winslet is being recognized for her many, many career achievements and admirable philanthropic efforts over the years.  SAG-aftra Foundation President JoBeth Williams said in a statement, "Without a doubt, Kate is an incomparable actress who we admire for her work and contribution to our craft....
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