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    I love Washington but there’s no way she is ahead of Blanchett. I think people are getting a bit carried away with Mrs America’s underperformance – it still got four acting nods after all. I have King first but wouldn’t surprise me at all to see Blanchett take this

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    I love that Blanchett is now being positioned as the dark horse who ‘could win’ when prior to nominations many users here considered her one of the biggest locks to win.

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    Best International Feature: Instinct (The Netherlands)
    Best Actress: Carice van Houten (Instinct)

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    I love Washington but there’s no way she is ahead of Blanchett. I think people are getting a bit carried away with Mrs America’s underperformance – it still got four acting nods after all. I have King first but wouldn’t surprise me at all to see Blanchett take this

    I completely agree. And people are pretending as though Little Fires exploded when it kind of didn’t. It got 5 nominations, which almost seems like the bare minimum to be honest.

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    I love that Blanchett is now being positioned as the dark horse who ‘could win’ when prior to nominations many users here considered her one of the biggest locks to win.

    Watchmen practically maxing out and Mrs America underperforming definitely turned the tides. The narrative of a black female superhero who fights white supremacists VS a conniving conservative white woman definitely also shouldn’t be ignored considering what’s currently happening in the US

    I have Regina winning but still think it’s a close race tho

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    Watchmen practically maxing out and Mrs America underperforming definitely turned the tides. The narrative of a black female superhero who fights white supremacists VS a conniving conservative white woman definitely also shouldn’t be ignored considering what’s currently happening in the US

    I have Regina winning but still think it’s a close race tho

    The point is that it was always a close race with Regina arguably out in front. Prior to nominations you wouldn’t have thought that reading the ‘Blanchett is locked’ comments in the limited threads.

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    People’s opinions and predictions change all the time when new information is presented to them, re: Emmy nominations. It’s not uncommon, nor is it rocket science.

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    People’s opinions and predictions change all the time when new information is presented to them, re: Emmy nominations. It’s not uncommon, nor is it rocket science.

    Completely agree – for example I thought Pelphrey and McTeer were locks, and the nominations have made me change my outlook on Ozark in the acting categories. However, those snubs were genuine surprises given Ozark’s popularity and upward trend in acting. Mrs America has always been an arguably ahistorical, niche show with low viewership up against the show of the year, and Blanchett is playing an unsympathetic character (despite the show’s efforts to humanise her). She was never a lock and I’m glad people are realising that now.

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    I completely agree. And people are pretending as though Little Fires exploded when it kind of didn’t. It got 5 nominations, which almost seems like the bare minimum to be honest.

    And people are also forgetting that Little Fires Everywhere missed out on a VERY EASY nomination for Reese Witherspoon. I can see Haas being 1st or 2nd because after all her show didn’t really need to get anyone who wasn’t her in and Blanchett’s show missed for Byrne and Slattery but I mean missing for your A list co-lead is far more damaging imo then missing one or two supporting actresses when you got five in and missing for someone’s cameo essentially.

    FYC Emmys : THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, SUCCESSION AND THE CROWN IN ALL CATEGORIES. Tony Shalhoub ("Maisel"), Cate Blanchett ("Mrs. America"), Matthew Macfadyen, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook ("Succession"), Tracey Ullman ("Mrs. America") and Louis Gossett Jr. ("Watchmen")

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    With only five slots the Witherspoon nomination potential was not “very easy”.

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    Reese was most likely #6 anyway, unless it was Daisy.

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    Reese had to be #6.

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    This Gossett conversation reminds me of Michael Kenneth Williams last year.

    I thought the same thing but then I realised there is a HUGE difference in this year from last year with the BLM movement having become so much more amplified.

    We already saw this materialise in nominations and I’m fairly confident we will see this materialise in wins as well.

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    Mrs. America obviously underperformed, but it did still get a Directing nomination, and 4 acting nominations. I think the writing snubs we’re probably due to their terrible submissions.

    King is ahead but Blanchett is very much in this race

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    Mrs. America obviously underperformed, but it did still get a Directing nomination, and 4 acting nominations. I think the writing snubs we’re probably due to their terrible submissions.

    King is ahead but Blanchett is very much in this race

    No they actually still got a Writing nomination but didn’t get a Directing nomination.

    I agree with everything else you said though.

    FYC Emmys : THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, SUCCESSION AND THE CROWN IN ALL CATEGORIES. Tony Shalhoub ("Maisel"), Cate Blanchett ("Mrs. America"), Matthew Macfadyen, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook ("Succession"), Tracey Ullman ("Mrs. America") and Louis Gossett Jr. ("Watchmen")

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