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October 16, 2020 at 12:44 pm #1203782836
I wasn’t expecting any actor to stand out due to the film having an ensemble, but a few performances surprised me (Rylance, Abdul-Mateen II, Redmayne and Langella). In terms of nominations, I’d say Baron Cohen, Rylance and Abdul-Mateen II have decent chances. Strong was underwhelming, which sucks cause I got him at 100/1. Redmayne is in an unfortunate situation being placed in lead.
I was also skeptical of Sorkin’s chances for Directing, but I’m more confident now.October 14, 2020 at 11:13 am #1203778359
My guess is that Lovecraft Country will be long forgotten when voting starts, which will be months from now. Their biggest advantage is the barren drama field, which especially helps Majors. The Globes didn’t embrace Watchmen and I see this as a similar scenario, but then again, the competition is weaker this time.
I don’t think The Boys is happening, but my thinking is that if we get that kind of surprise, it’s more likely to be The Mandalorian.October 12, 2020 at 11:05 am #1203773082
Pleasantly surprised to see Stefani Robinson’s name in the end credits.October 5, 2020 at 2:34 pm #1203762014
Netflix cancelling shows without a proper ending is becoming very absurd.October 5, 2020 at 11:12 am #1203761388
Despite my personal disdain towards 60+ minutes episodes, this one flew by. Turman and Buckley continue to deliver and Whishaw got more this time. Still nothing from the two “leads”.
I miss the typical Fargo gullible character from previous seasons, like the ones played by Freeman, McGregor and Stuhlbarg. Schwartzman is getting somewhere near to this type of character, but they were usually more prominent in the beginning of each season. Reviewers called the season formulaic and yet, to me it feels more different than ever.October 4, 2020 at 2:55 am #1203758076
They have no idea what they’re doing with Trump, Biden and Harris. Terrible writing for these three characters. At least Fineman got a chance to shine.September 29, 2020 at 9:26 am #1203741526
Hawley said in a recent interview that it’s no coincidence that Whishaw’s character’s name is Milligan, so I’m sure they’re building to some reveal/insight about Mike.
Seeing how protective Whishaw’s character was of Cannon’s son, maybe he ends up raising the kid and gives him his name. I don’t think they mentioned the kid’s name, so he might be named Mike.September 28, 2020 at 1:56 pm #1203739691
I think the premiere was decent even though it seemed to go in a different direction than previous seasons. It felt dumbed-down, which most recently hurt Westworld’s third season. Since I’m on the topic of doing a different Fargo than usual, I’m bothered the title theme is changed. The previous one, accompanied by the tune, was outstanding. I’m also missing the winter scenery.
Normally, I’d say Rock, Turman and Buckley are easily getting Emmy nominated, but the weaker reception and not having a spring premiere are a disadvantage. It will probably end up depending on how the limited series race is shaped.
Rock has a decent performance, maybe I had a wrong impression of expecting much more. Thurman was terrific, who I believed would have a much smaller role. Buckley is agonizingly terrific. Very curious where her character goes in the next episodes.
Lastly, I haven’t seen Ratched, but I’m pretty sure Buckley is giving a superior performance.September 28, 2020 at 9:48 am #1203739144
Was Judas and the Black Messiah’s eligibility confirmed? It seems easy to miss the deadline.September 23, 2020 at 12:54 pm #1203730500
I didn’t know how I feel after watching the premiere, so I gave the second episode a chance and it doesn’t seem like my type of series. I think I’ll wait for the season to end and then decide if I’m continuing. I’ve started a new thing of not forcing myself to watch everything, often because I find myself watching something just for the sake of doing it.September 23, 2020 at 1:18 am #1203729212
It’s not fair to blame other nominees for Pelphrey’s snub. Even though Braun was one of the worst nominees this year, it’s the voters’ fault for voting for him, not his. Same with every name-check.
Pelphrey didn’t get in either because not enough actors watched the season or because he lacked name recognition. Based on the hype for him around here, I don’t see how voters would snub him if they’ve seen the season.September 22, 2020 at 9:46 am #1203727813
My impression is that Colman is once again overshadowed. If last year she was hurt by huge expectations and bigger focus on the cast, now she’s facing a bigger performance from a co-star. I expect the spotlight to center around Thatcher and Diana, which might push one of them in lead.
I also think it’s up to Netflix whether Colman wins the Emmy next year. Foy won thanks to a brutal campaign, which will be required again. If Ozark doesn’t return, it makes it easier, since Netflix won’t have two leading ladies. Sure, Paulson is there, but I’ve seen critics bashing the whole idea of the show constantly and it wouldn’t shock me if she misses.