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  • 'Downton Abbey' Earns Intense Fanbase and Emmy Love

    "Downton Abbey" merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the "Upstairs, Downstairs" mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive category. Season after season it compels: a combination of soap opera, fast-paced storytelling and cinematic production values, plus stellar ensemble acting.
  • Why Do Certain Actors on Ensemble Shows Stand Out for Emmy Nominations?

    Robert Altman would be proud. His signature ensemble filmmaking style has become the norm rather than the exception in dramatic series. However magnetic the leads, they're invariably surrounded by distinctive character players who get multiple chances...

    Time is ticking at 'The Clock' exhibit in Minneapolis

    Time is ticking at 'The Clock' exhibit in Minneapolis
    Time is ticking. Summer will be gone before you know it, and with it many of those moments you thought you would remember all of your life, vanished by Columbus Day, replaced with a reel of different memories that will probably seem trivial. That's how...

    Is Toronto Film Festival Losing Its Awards Mojo?

    Toronto's lineup, announced Tuesday, has awards pundits drooling in anticipation, but here's some free advice: Wipe away the drool and manage your expectations. A few years ago, the Canadian fest was the focus of many awards campaigns. But the...

    Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...