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September 29, 2019 at 8:13 pm #1203112922
This was…exactly how you’d expect. There was a lot going on. The last 5 minutes alternate hits and misses in rapid fire succession.
Judith Light bore her neurotic soul.
Alexandra Billings and Kathryn Hahn found comedic and tragic balance..
This should win TV movie next year to honor the series as a whole. I feel like i can say that itd be deserving considering how that category shouldnt exist to begin withSeptember 18, 2019 at 2:21 pm #1203085148
Comedy Series Clips were a mixed bag.
Fleabag’s clip was outstanding. Great mix of fast pace, laugh-out loud dialogue, character moments, and ends with a great punchline.
Schitt’s Creek was good but I think Eugene Levy’s comedy actor clip wouldve made a better series clip.
Maisel’s clip is great but only if you understand the characters.
Russian Doll had good banter and Barry had noho hank but both shows’ ideal showcase clips probably would have gratuitous violence which I can see why the TV academy would want to avoid.
Veeps clip was bad but to be fair the clips probably werent allowed to include swears which left slim pickings for good veep scenes
The Good Place Clip was pretty bad. Just a nonchalant Ted Danson. It definitely had significantly better to choose fromAugust 28, 2019 at 12:47 pm #1203044899
When I started watching Baskets, I came for Zach Galifianakas but stayed for Martha Kelly and Louie Anderson. Louie Anderson’s emmy nomination and respective win for season 1 felt like an unexpected miracle. Christine Baskets became a driving focus of the show and the final season gave her several spotlight episodes with Louie Anderson giving series best work in “Mrs. Baskets goes to Sacramento”. His speech at the end had so much emotional nuance, unexpected turns, and spoke to the heart of his character.
Martha Kelly gives such a great and funny deadpan performance which services the character so well but doesn’t give her enough range to have any showy acting moments. I imagined her playing Janet from the Good Place in the same deadpan manner and getting a big laugh from it.August 21, 2019 at 7:46 am #1203033247
“My council to you is to make your anger a passenger and not the driver, Gabby, because my anger took me on a road trip through every dive and brothel in South East Asia. The only reason my anger didn’t kill me was I picked up a tapeworm in Myanmar that acted as a kind of intestinal Brita filter.
The poor thing tapped out after six straight years of nothing snake whiskey, Quaaludes, and chicken feet. Let me tell you something, that is a bowel movement that you do not soon forget.”
-Jim Brockmire from BrockmireAugust 15, 2019 at 9:43 am #1203025158
I think Lupita could make it in. If i remember correctly, the buzz for Get Out was generated for its script and direction which carried Kaluuya along.
For Us, the buzz is being primarily generated by Lupita’s performance which wont be able to carry the film to more nominations, but it does put her in a similar position as Toni Collette last year, who didnt end up getting nominated but was likely in 7th or 8th place in the voting tally.
Lupita has the performance to win though.August 14, 2019 at 8:17 pm #1203024443
Lena Headly wouldve won with Blackwater if she was nominated rhat year. That was back when the tape system was still around and her taoe was undeniable. She probably just missed the nomination that year.
Sophie Turner in season 5 was the most effective performance for me in the entire shows run.August 14, 2019 at 8:13 pm #1203024440
Great finale, uneven season. Just like Game of Thrones, the highs make it worth sticking around during the frustrating lows. The Handmaids Tale and Game of Thrones are more similar than fans of either would be willing to admit imo. In the sense that it gives 1-2 great episodes a seasonAugust 14, 2019 at 8:04 pm #1203024427
All i really need from this movie is for Daisy to say “Mrs. Patmore” like three times. Im not greedy
Oh, and a lot of Mr Molelsy moleslying around. Im talking a LOT of Mr MolelsyAugust 6, 2019 at 8:40 pm #1203013455
I liked every other Tarantino movie and loved most of them but Christ I hated this movie. I can see that this is an unpopular opinion based on the rest of this thread so I won’t go that much into it. I will say three things:
1. Brad Pitt is supporting my ass. He was more of a driving force of the movie than leo’s characters. His scenes were necessary where most of leo’s werent. And he had pretty muchc equal screentime.
2. I understand that the purpose of Margot Robbie’s scenes in the movie was to subvert expectations in Sharon Tate not being involved in yhe climax. But I dont think it justified her inclusion in the movie. I dont think that its an earned twist if the twist is that the third main character is not involved in the movies climax. The movie wouldnt have worked without her to be fair, but the movie didnt work for me in general.
3. It was fun seeing Jill Garvey, Sydney Sweeney, Max from Better Things, Robin from Stranger Things, Victoria Pedretti, and Oleg from the Americans. Genuinely great to see small part TV actors in such a big movie. Hopefully opens doors for their careersJuly 31, 2019 at 6:15 pm #1203004756
Minnie Driver, Speechless
Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll
Linda Cardinelli, Dead to Me
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Alison Brie, GLOW
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
John Ross Bowie, Speechless
Hank Azaria, Brockmire
Drew Tarver, The Other Two
Will Arnett, Bojack Horseman
Nick D’Agosto, Trial and Error
Nick Kroll, Big Mouth
Comedy Supporting Actress
Donna Lynne Champlin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Sian Clifford, Fleabag
Leighton Meester, Single Parents
Amy Sedaris, Bojack Horseman
Betty Gilpin, Glow
D’Arcy Carden, The Good Place
Alex Borestein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Comedy Supporting Actor
Scott Michael Foster, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Mason Cook, Speechless
Tony Shaloub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Anthony Carrigan, Barry
Andrew Scott, Fleabag
Charlie Barnett, Russian DollJuly 27, 2019 at 8:29 am #1202998309
Im just gonna do this year since they are so fresh in my mind.
-Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll
(RU: Minnie Driver, Speechless)
-John Ross Bowie, Speechless
(RU: Hank Azaria, Brockmire)
Comedy Supporting Actress
-Sian Clifford, Fleabag
(RU: D’Arcy Carden, The Good Place)
Comedy Supporting Actor
-Scott Michael Foster, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
(RU: Charlie Barnett, Russian Doll)
-Im Almost Over You, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
(RU: Ariadne, Russian Doll)
– 2.1, Fleabag
(RU: ronny/lily, Barry)
I might do another Drama post but Comedy impressed me so much more this yearJuly 21, 2019 at 10:44 am #1202988441
Minnie Driver Speechless
Thank you for including Minnie Driver, Speechless is such a fun show fueled by Minnie’s bonkers performance. She’s my personal runner-up this year.
And for what is worth, John Ross Bowie on Speechless is my personal lead actor winner but he wasnt even submitted this yearJuly 20, 2019 at 11:46 am #1202986937
Different voting system entirely which has been said over and over again,
Butttt it made me really happy to see this photo of John Spencer. His win was so deserved, he brought a warmth and hilarity to his performance as Leo. I wish he was still around to make more projects and am very sad he’s gone. Thinking about the Bartlet for America napkin in the West Wing finale just makes me tear upJuly 19, 2019 at 7:07 pm #1202985923
I don’t knock Veep for missing the directing nominations since it was almost certainly in sixth place in the nomination tally but had to be thrown out for the Big Bang Theory. I sorta view this category as only having five nominations now, since the multi-cam nom will never be close to the top six in nomination tally and a better directed episode will normally lose its nomination.
Speaking of just missing, who do you think was in 7th for Lead Actress? I feel it was either Linda Cardinelli or Alison Brie.July 18, 2019 at 4:59 pm #1202984046
My gut is telling me Ronny/Lilly and The Handmaids Tale for directing and fleabag and The Handmaids take for writing.
I can’t see the Iron throne winning writing. This is the branch that rewarded START over Game of thrones last year. However this is also the branch that dished it to both Mothers Mercy and Battle of the Bastards so I guess GoT could sweep