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    Pranshu
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    You’re right! How could this list be complete without talking about how Chris Noth should have also won in the Guest Actor category.

    Might I add, and this may be unpopular but, I thought Matt Czuchry was nom-worthy in season 6 of the show.

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    Joanne Froggatt should have won the Emmy for season 4 of Downton Abbey.

    Also Michelle Dockery was the MVP of Downton Abbey not Maggie Smith (although Smith was still excellent of course).

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    Joanne Froggatt should have won the Emmy for season 5 of Downton Abbey.

    *Season 4

    Also Michelle Dockery was the MVP of Downton Abbey not Maggie Smith (although Smith was still excellent of course).

    And (other than season 5) yes yes yes.

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    Ozark season 3 is way better than Succession season 2 and should have won Drama Series.

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    *Season 4

    Which one is the one with Anna’s harrowing incident (trying not to spoil it for people who haven’t seen it)? That season was the one I thought she should have won for.

    And (other than season 5) yes yes yes.

    Smith was excellent throughout but I found Dockery’s work on the show to be pretty underrated. If you take the six seasons and Dockery’s work in each of those seasons then Mary’s subtle character development is one to behold. I hope she wins for Anatomy of a Scandal. The role felt pretty much tailor made for her even though it wasn’t until I had gotten towards the end of the novel that I had found out she was going to playing the character. I just hope it actually ends up being a good adaptation and that they don’t make her role bigger and put her in Lead with Miller because then she would have almost no chance at a win. If the adaptation is good she can easily win in supporting.

    FYC OSCARS : PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN IN ALL CATEGORIES (ESP. ACTRESS – Carey Mulligan AND ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY — EMERALD FENNELL), VANESSA KIRBY FOR "PIECES OF A WOMAN", ESSIE DAVIS FOR "BABYTEETH"

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    Which one is the one with Anna’s harrowing incident (trying not to spoil it for people who haven’t seen it)? That season was the one I thought she should have won for.

    4.

    Smith was excellent throughout but I found Dockery’s work on the show to be pretty underrated. If you take the six seasons and Dockery’s work in each of those seasons then Mary’s subtle character development is one to behold. I hope she wins for Anatomy of a Scandal. The role felt pretty much tailor made for her even though it wasn’t until I had gotten towards the end of the novel that I had found out she was going to playing the character. I just hope it actually ends up being a good adaptation and that they don’t make her role bigger and put her in Lead with Miller because then she would have almost no chance at a win. If the adaptation is good she can easily win in supporting.

    Dockery is one of my favourite performers of the past decade. Not only would I have nominated her for 5/6 Downton seasons (including two wins) but also twice for Good Behavior, and once for each of Godless and Defending Jacob. I really hope Anatomy of a Scandal is her ticket at last.

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    4.

    Then yes 4 is the one I thought she should have won for. I don’t know if I have ever felt unsettled in my life by a specific plot line on a show like I have with that one and Froggatt’s performance only contributed to that. Because of how unsettling that plot line was it felt quite foreign to Downton’s tone but Froggatt’s performance managed to both make you feel traumatised and sympathetic for Anna’s character without making you forget that she was Anna and that you were watching Downton Abbey. I am not entirely sure how many any other performers could effortlessly pull that off.

    Dockery is one of my favourite performers of the past decade. Not only would I have nominated her for 5/6 Downton seasons (including two wins) but also twice for Good Behavior, and once for each of Godless and Defending Jacob. I really hope Anatomy of a Scandal is her ticket at last.

    I recently caught up with Godless recently (I had no idea it even existed up until recently even though it got nominated for 12 Emmys) and I have to agree Dockery was excellent in that. So were the rest of the cast even. The performances of the actors were by far superior to the performances of the actors in The Queen’s Gambit (and I quite like some of the performances in that too).

    I must admit I haven’t seen Defending Jacob yet and I had no idea Good <i>Behaviour </i>even existed until you mentioned it just now. However Dockery really elevates everything she is in. Even films where she’s been given bit parts like Anna Karenina or action film pieces of trash like Non-Stop or Self-Less.

    If adapted well she could very well sweep for Anatomy of a Scandal. It’s the fact that David E. Kelley is co-writing the adaptation and that it’s a very British book in tone that worries me. I’m not sure if Kelley can give it the adaptation it deserves although the fact he’s not the sole writer on it makes me feel more confident. The book being British in tone is fine (it is actually quite a fascinating book) but it puts the adaptation in a catch-22 position where either it’s going to be too British for American audiences or it is going to be too Americanised which would really ruin an adaptation both thematically and tonally. Then again A Very English Scandal did quite well across the pond so maybe this will as well. It’s just that reading the novel it felt as if an adaptation written by Peter Moffatt and on the BBC would suit it more.

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    Gugu Mbatha-Raw should have been nominated for an Emmy for Black Mirror : San Junipero. In fact I’d go so far to say she gave the best performance on the show.

    FYC OSCARS : PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN IN ALL CATEGORIES (ESP. ACTRESS – Carey Mulligan AND ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY — EMERALD FENNELL), VANESSA KIRBY FOR "PIECES OF A WOMAN", ESSIE DAVIS FOR "BABYTEETH"

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    Michelle Williams deserved her win. In fact she’s the most deserving Actress winner in that category ever!

    Fossse/Verdon would also have been a deserving Limited Series, Actor, Writing and Directing winner. I wouldn’t have minded supporting actress either. Criminally underrated.

    FYC OSCARS : PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN IN ALL CATEGORIES (ESP. ACTRESS – Carey Mulligan AND ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY — EMERALD FENNELL), VANESSA KIRBY FOR "PIECES OF A WOMAN", ESSIE DAVIS FOR "BABYTEETH"

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    Sandra Oh has always been better than Jodie Comer on Killing Eve and she doesn’t need to change accents to prove that. Whenever those two have shared a scene, it has been painfully obvious who the superior actress is. Just like with Heigl on Grey’s, Comer can’t compete with Oh when it comes to the balance of humour and pathos she brings to her characters, even if the latter is given material that’s several levels below what she deserved.

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    Sandra Oh has always been better than Jodie Comer on Killing Eve and she doesn’t need to change accents to prove that. Whenever those two have shared a scene, it has been painfully obvious who the superior actress is. Just like with Heigl on Grey’s, Comer can’t compete with Oh when it comes to the balance of humour and pathos she brings to her characters, even if the latter is given material that’s several levels below what she deserved.

    I won’t be able to say so much for season 2 because I haven’t seen it for a while and it’s not very memorable for me but for seasons 1 and 3 I’ll have to agree with you.

    I like Comer’s performance a lot but it is often implied that Sandra Oh gives a non-performance on Killing Eve which I think is a very false and misleading statement. Her work is very nuanced and subtle. As I said I can’t speak for season 2 as I can’t remember it very well nor have I seen it in a while but in seasons 1 and 3 she gave a better performance. People say that Oh didn’t deserve to be nominated for season 1 and only got in as a result of a name-check but she was phenomenal in that season and win worthy (even though I preferred Foy). Comer’s performance (in the first season) felt a bit borderline caricature.

    You only have to look at the scene where Villainelle and Eve are in the kitchen in the fifth episode of season 1. In fact Oh’s work in that whole first season in each episode is very nuanced. You see the subtle breakdown of this bubbly and comical MI5 agent in the first season and across each of the three seasons you see her character’s descent into sociopathy. A performance doesn’t just mean being loud in an episode (not saying Comer does that at all). Comer does portray her characters descent towards empathy quite well but in the first season her performance felt a bit like a let-down. Maybe it’s because I saw her performance in Thirteen and thought that was a better performance.

    Neither ladies were in my personal awards this year but I will always defend their nominations for season 3 (especially Oh’s considering how many attacks she gets for apparently “not acting”).

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    Uzo Aduba wasn’t the best supporting performer on Mrs. America, actually not even second place, probably third. Rose Byrne was clearly snubbed here, and the academy didn’t watch Sarah Paulson’s episode

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    Samira Wiley getting nominated over Yvonne Strahovski and Ann Dowd on Handmaid’s season 3 is just non sense.. she didn’t do anything this season, whilst the other two had some of their best materials last year

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    Claire Foy is overrated in The Crown. Keri Russell should have won that Emmy for Lead Actress 2018.

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    Alfie Allen, Emilia Clarke and Lena Headey deserved 8 Emmy nominations for 8 seasons of Game of Thrones.

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