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November 12, 2019 at 2:17 pm #1203176426
Not gonna lie, I’m really glad things turned out pretty well for Almodovar this year. Solid return to form.
I’ve been keeping my eye on Atlantics since Cannes festival. Rather surprised it is consider to be in the mix for nom, nonetheless, very happy if this is indeed true.
Corpus Christi (Poland) – This would be somehow a shocker? But again, a very positive one. Paweł Pawlikowski’s profile after Ida’s success and of course support from Amazon for Cold War was very important last year. So that was a huge advantage for Poland.
But I’m not sure where this strong position for Corpus Christi is coming from? Any gossip?October 31, 2019 at 5:12 am #1203160202
HBO Max for me, especially with that Ghibli news, which is mindblowing. It also has Killing Eve, so that’s a priority for me. Currently have HBO Go as part of a cable package, but I’m moving to my new house and planning to ditch the cable and buy HBO Go separately, so I can drop and renew subscription anytime I want.
I also have Netflix: we split the costs with my siblings, so it doesn’t hit me hard financially.
In my country we don’t have Hulu, but lots of Hulu shows are on HBO Go. Amazon Prime? Always buy monthly sub. one or twice per year. Will do it again on December to watch The Expanse and maybe will catch up on The Boys.
Not interested in Disney + or Apple.
Overall, I’m slightly terrified by what is going on. Few years ago same thing happened with live sports coverage and fragmentation of sport content .October 30, 2019 at 3:21 am #1203158592
This is really fascinating. Great read!
One of the things that terrifies me about this streaming war, is how much money is wasted in this battlefield. One could say that was always the case with everything that Hollywood does, but I feel like TV executives are losing their heads. It’s like they stopped thinking rationally.
Like pop songs these days, many of those shows are made in “TV shows hit factory”, but it is the biggest fraud possible, because while wider audience loves familiar themes, I truly think originality defines success in a way that feels timeless.
“SEE” has everything I love about fantasy or post apocalyptic genre, but it already looked like a fast copy of GOT, and thinking that you can make another GOT is a recipe for disaster and proof that TV learned the wrong lesson from GOT success.October 15, 2019 at 5:30 am #1203137276
I reached a point where I think I’m gonna block ‘succession’ on twitter. LOL
People (well, at least the ones online) went seriously crazy for that show.October 11, 2019 at 3:07 am #1203131744
I’m scared that my reaction will be similar to Deadwood Movie. Pretty much every critic loved it, meanwhile I was utterly disappointed by it.
Overall, I’m not sure I dig this new trend “six seasons and a movie”.October 7, 2019 at 5:52 am #1203125313
The industry that failed to nominate a single actor from the show in a particularly weak year for drama. Don’t get me wrong though I definitely see an increase in nominations next year.
And that’s exactly what we are talking about here.
It’s not like we haven’t seen plenty of shows that flourished in terms of hype and recognition at the award shows in s.2, while s.1 was mostly ignored by the same industry (for eg. Fleabag).
But even that is not the case with Succession, since the show already won little something for s.1.October 7, 2019 at 4:44 am #1203125215
But what crowd? Except for critics and journalists barely anyone is talking about this show. The numbers on social media are still really low. I enjoy the show so I’m not hating on it but I think there is a false idea of its popularity.
Oh, for sure, but that’s the thing, I certainly noticed a bit of “industry hype” for this show. That hype doesn’t necessary give you ratings, but awards? Absolutely.October 7, 2019 at 1:16 am #1203125032
Two episodes behind, I think I said it once, but yeah, it’s the type of a show that awards and critics needed and wanted. Something that will fill the void after Mad Men, The Amaricans and GOT etc. Something that gives the crowd everything: memes and gifs and think pieces and has this “prestigue” vibe.
I wouldn’t say it’s my fave show at the moment, far from it. But yeah, I will be VERY surprised, shocked even, if it won’t be big in nominations next year. Pretty much every member of this fantastic cast deserves a nom. Especially Matthew Macfadyen.October 4, 2019 at 2:29 am #1203120562
Since when is the Emmy winner the better show in recent years?
Fleabag and Barry are both great shows. The comparison isn’t exactly fair since most people oversees haven’t seen Barry. Amazon is a more accessible streaming service over HBO. Fleabag is funnier and is an overall better comedy but Barry does better with engaging subplots and still manages to incorporate comedic elements. Barry is the overall better show but Fleabag is still excellent and both are addicting and engaging as holy hell.
Interesting, because in Europe I would say it is completely the opposite. Not sure if other folks from our continet can confirm this, but I would say HBO and HBO Go is far more popular and “accessible” than Amazon Prime.
Basicially, in my country if you have cable then chances are you also have HBO & HBO Go. On its own HBO Go is one of the most popular VOD services while Amazon Prime is pretty much non existent. It’s probably not even in top 10.
Overall, HBO content around the world is more popular, imo. And so is Barry.September 23, 2019 at 10:21 am #1203098136
Chernobyl dominance and wins in directing, writing and limited series.
Also, glad I switched to Jodie and was confident in Succession in writing.
I made dumb mistake with removing Julia Garner from my no.1 spot yesterday, and didn’t listen my final gut feeling that Fleabag will take directing (tho I would probably changed it if I had time, because I went to the cinema and kind of forgot.)
As always, I had terrible score, but I have terrible score pretty much everytime I play GoldDerby.September 22, 2019 at 7:09 am #1203092117
alright, I’m gonna change it to Fiona, but I’m having a hard time to imagine that KE will win two awards tonight. Tho tbf, acting was never an issue on this show.September 22, 2019 at 6:45 am #1203092064
No one watched Fleabag s1 when it came out, it’s not because the character is “unlikeable” that it got 0 nominations.
Yeah, I have to agree with this.
With Phoebe, it was a bit of domino effect. Fleabag s.1 put her on the map in the US, but it was still very small show in terms of recognizability in the industry. Then KE happened and that show moved her name in the rankings to another level. The timing for second season of Fleabag was simply perfect. She nailed it.September 22, 2019 at 4:41 am #1203091949
When it comes to supporting actress, I always felt vote splitting would happen between 3 and not 4 GOT actress (Sophie was never a real competition).
If true, then it’s nice to hear that Shaw got some votes, but if there was indeed a strong & strategic approach from HBO to this category, then GOT actress for sure is winning.September 22, 2019 at 4:12 am #1203091918
I’m going YOLO and predicting Killing Eve over Game of Thrones. I’m certain that there will be at least one major surprise.
I won’t be doing that, but I always just before the ceromeny go nuts with some of predictions and I’m keeping Catherine at no 1 in best comedy actress and changing Sandra to Jodie in best drama actress, because Shailene Woodley told me to do it.