Category: Awards

2014 Emmy Predictions: Miniseries and TV Movies

2014 Emmy Predictions: Miniseries and TV Movies
Usually the Miniseries and TV movie category has me railing against the television industry’s inferiority complex to the film industry, but for once it looks like TV stars just might prevail. Well, TV stars and lesser movie stars, but isn’t that really the same thing? Note: As always, when I say “Will Win” it I... Read more »

2014 Emmy Predictions: Reality and Variety

2014 Emmy Predictions: Reality and Variety
The time has come again to examine the past year of television and divide the great from the passably entertaining. To begin we will take a look at what reality and variety shows the Emmy board deemed highbrow enough for their sensitive eyes. And of course, when I say “Will Win” it I am basing... Read more »

2014 Oscar Predictions

2014 Oscar Predictions
As I was compiling this list of predictions I realized what I always realize at this moment in awards season and yet manage to forget again in the ensuing year: the Oscars are kinda boring. Yes, they are the capstone of awards season and the highest honor Hollywood can bestow, but of the 24 categories... Read more »
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2014 Golden Globe Predictions: TV

2014 Golden Globe Predictions: TV
We’ve already been through our picks for the film categories of the Golden Globes and now its time to turn our attention to TV. It’s also time to laugh long and hard about the decisions made by that funny little group of jokesters known as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Mad Men and Game of... Read more »

2014 Golden Globe Predictions: Film

2014 Golden Globe Predictions: Film
I’ve been so preoccupied with the holiday season that I all but forgot about the very important season we’re already in the midst of — awards season. Look, I’ll go through the motions of making my predictions because I have far too many opinions to pass up the opportunity to share them. But lets be... Read more »

The Best and Worst Moments of the 2013 Emmys

The Best and Worst Moments of the 2013 Emmys
Well you can’t say this year’s Emmys were boring. Frustratingly random and disappointingly predictable, sure, but boring no. Best Moments Breaking Bad for the win!!!! Sure it got snubbed pretty much everywhere else (Besides the incomparable Anna Gunn who received a much deserved award), but it was high time for the critically acclaimed and universally... Read more »
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2013 Emmy Predictions: Drama

2013 Emmy Predictions: Drama
We’ve been let down by reality and variety, ranted about made for TV movies, and given up hope for comedy, but now comes the part where my heart breaks into four little pieces. This is the dilemma of so many great television shows airing at one time. It’s all good when you have quality TV... Read more »

2013 Emmy Predictions: Comedy

2013 Emmy Predictions: Comedy
It’s getting down to the wire and your Emmy ballots are no doubt due very soon so it’s time to get to the meat of the awards show. Well, the light meat anyway because in the words of Steven Sondheim, tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight! In case you need a refresher here are my picks for... Read more »

2013 Emmy Predictions: TV Movie or Miniseries

2013 Emmy Predictions: TV Movie or Miniseries
The countdown to Emmys continues! After last week’s un-realistic reality offerings it’s time to blur the lines between the big screen and its smaller, less important cousin (twice removed).  This is the segment in the show where all the lowly TV people get to be see what true star power is when the movie stars... Read more »
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Emmy Predictions 2013: Reality and Variety

Emmy Predictions 2013: Reality and Variety
The lack of unsupervised children in my neighborhood this week alerted me to a wondrous revelation: Fall is coming. And with fall comes a bevy of new television shows for me to rip apart for your enjoyment. But before we can get to that we need to celebrate the truly great TV offerings of last... Read more »