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Getting real for Oscars: Steve Carell, Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch ...

By Tom O'Neil
By Tom O'Neil
Dec 05 2014 00:11 am
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"Is Steve Carell going to be nominated for an Oscar?" a studio exec asked me in front of Carell at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel party immediately after the AFI presentation of "Foxcatcher" last month.

"Well, frankly, if Nicole Kidman can WIN for wearing a plastic nose in 'The Hours,' I think Steve should at least be nominated for sporting one in 'Foxcatcher," I replied.

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'Survivor' castoff Alec Christy: 'I tip my hat to Natalie' for voting me out

By Marcus James Dixon
By Marcus James Dixon
Dec 04 2014 20:43 pm
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"I have to tip my hat to Natalie because that was a great move," admits the latest "Survivor: San Juan del Sur" castoff Alec Christy to Gold Derby about Natalie Anderson's last-minute decision to vote him off. "I was confident that it was Natalie that switched her vote, but I was not positive at the time."

Only some of Gold Derby readers saw Alec's vote-off coming, as the young Florida student had 7/1 odds of going home according to our exclusive "Survivor" racetrack odds. All of our users who correctly predicted Alec's elimination earned game points based on the odds they locked in throughout the week in our "Survivor" prediction contest.

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Liev Schreiber on 'bad place' he is in as 'Ray Donovan' [Exclusive Video]

By Chris Beachum
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Dec 04 2014 19:30 pm
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During our recent webcam chat (watch belowLiev Schreiber admits his title character on "Ray Donovan" is "in a pretty bad place. I guess he started in a bad place." As he explains, "things have really sort of fallen apart at home. That's the saving grace of Ray in the first season is that he had his family to back him up. I think that at the end of two (second season), those resources may no longer be available to him."

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Joshua Jackson dishes different perspectives of 'The Affair' [Exclusive Video]

By Matt Noble
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Dec 04 2014 19:14 pm
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After a rich history in network television with "Dawson's Creek" and "Fringe," Joshua Jackson entered the world of premium cable recently by getting into bed with Showtime’s "The Affair." In our recent webcam chat (watch below), he reveals, "the exciting thing about this project is that it takes a really basic story (of infidelity) that everybody’s seen a thousand times... and uses a science-fictiony high concept design inside something so simple."

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Ben McKenzie on 'fascinating' world of 'Gotham' and if we'll ever see Batman [Exclusive Video]

By Matt Noble
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Dec 04 2014 19:00 pm
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Entering "Gotham," which takes viewers to the world of Batman decades before the dark knight dons his cape, was an interesting challenge for Ben McKenzie. As he reveals in our recent webcam chat (watch below), "it’s fascinating to enter that mythology... it’s an interesting take on a world that we’re all very familiar with. It’s exciting and terrifying at the same time."

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'Modern Family,' 'Transparent' lead with 3 WGA TV Awards nominations each

By Paul Sheehan
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Dec 04 2014 12:15 pm
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Pernennial favorite "Modern Family" and newcomer "Transparent" lead in nominations for the Writers Guild of America TV Awards with three bids apiece. Each contends for Best Comedy Series.  "Transparent" is also up for New Series and individual episode while "Modern Family" has rival bids in that latter category. 

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Sam Smith, Beyonce, and Pharrell Williams will be among top Grammy nominees

By Daniel Montgomery
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Dec 04 2014 12:09 pm
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According to the combined predictions of our Editors, Top 24 Users, and All Users, only one artist will compete in all four general-field categories when Grammy nominations are announced on Friday: Sam Smith.

(Click here for our nomination predictions by category.)

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Oscar-winning sound wizards talk 'Interstellar'

By Zach Laws
By Zach Laws
Dec 04 2014 11:40 am
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Gregg Landaker, who served as sound re-recording mixer on Christopher Nolan's “Interstellar,” says the writer/director was a key part of the creative process. As he expained during our recent webcam chat (watch below) “Chris came up with a really cool thing when we were on the stage working with him. He came in and he brought us a YouTube video of a Go-Pro camera on a parachuter base jumping. He goes, ‘Now hear the sound of this guy rattling down inside this thing, being hit and the sound of that go-pro? That’s what I kind of want to achieve when they’re falling in their spacesuits.’"

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Grammy predictions: Nominees will be Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, 'Frozen' ...

By Daniel Montgomery
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Dec 04 2014 11:14 am
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Our predictions for Friday's Grammy nominations are based on a combination of three sets of forecasts at Gold Derby: Editors, the Top 24 Users (highest scorers predicting last year's nominations), and All Users.

Our forecasted champs are in gold, while potential spoilers for nominations are in italics. Click on each category title to be taken to an overview of that race.

If you haven't made your predictions yet, there's still time. Click here to visit our predictions center, where you can enter your picks in the four general-field categories listed below, or use the easy drag-and-drop menu at the bottom of this post to get started.

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