Emmys 2019: Game of Thrones leads race with record 32 nominations

July 26, 2019

The final season of the fantasy drama results the battalion while The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Fleabag, Chernobyl and When They See Us follow behind Game of Thrones produces this year’s Emmy nominations with a record 32 gestures, with The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and Chernobyl close behind. The final season of HBO’s fantasy make received mingled reviews from critics but America’s television academy placed it at the top of this year’s…


Emmys 2018: our predictions – who will win and who should win

September 24, 2018

An ultra-competitive year brings Game of Thrones back into the conversation but can it reign supreme against The Handmaids Tale? Outstanding drama series After last years absence, Emmys stalwart Game of Thrones returns to an outstanding drama series category thats more competitive than when it last won the award in 2016. Now, HBOs sprawling, big-budget fantasia, leading all shows with 22 nominations, will have to fend off The Handmaids Tale,…


Can Matthew Weiner turn The Romanoffs into a Mad Men-sized hit?

August 17, 2018

The show-runners costly follow-up boasts a sterling cast and a fascinating premise but carries considerable baggage Three years after Mad Men concluded its extraordinary eight-year run with a linen-clad Don Draper meditating on a hilltop, the showrunner Matthew Weiner is back with his highly anticipated follow-up. Earlier this week, Amazon dropped the second teaser for The Romanoffs, an ambitious, expensive episodic anthology series following various families who believe themselves to…


Killing Eve: how my psycho killer was brought to life

August 7, 2018

When not being the Observers dance critic, Luke Jennings was self-publishing thrillers about two mutually obsessed women. Little did he imagine they would lead him – with Fleabags Phoebe Waller-Bridge – to create a subversive TV smash… Its midnight and Ive been invited to take part in an online group chat. The group call themselves the Villanelle Elitists. They come from all over the world and theyre here to discuss…


What about Twin Peaks? The 2018 Emmys’ bizarre snubs

August 4, 2018

While Game of Thrones takes the make, Twin Peaks: The Return was fastened with only technical acceptance and Mindhunter was nowhere to be seen The Emmy absence of Twin Peaks: The Return shocked many last year, until it was revealed that it had missed the nomination window and was therefore ineligible for inclusion. This year was when that should have been put right. That hasn’t happened. Sure, Twin Peaks: The…


How 13 Reasons Why continues to turn teenage pain into a soap opera

May 24, 2018

An unnecessary second outing for Netflixs controversial teen drama is packed as its significant lesson for vulnerable boys but instead emerges as shallow and exploitative In one of the more poignant scenes in the second largest season of 13 Reasons Why, Clay( Dylan Minnette) hears The Night We Met at local schools dance- the same chant that played last-place season during his first dance with Hannah Baker, the beautiful, troubled…


13 Reasons Why: season 2 review Netflix’s teen saga struggles to find purpose second time out

May 20, 2018

The lead is now a ghost( of plot machines past ), and though it still tackles big issues, the structure of this high-school teen drama has crumbled When Hannah Baker killed herself, she left behind a box of cassette tapes explaining why she’d done it. That was the book by Jay Asher. Originally destined studying to be a cinema, Netflix got comprise of it and presented it the Netflix stretching….


Edie Falco: ‘I’ve never loved the work more, but I’m not cut out for the business’

April 19, 2018

The Emmy-winning star of The Sopranos and Nurse Jackie talks about her latest cinema, her response to the Louis CK charges and her participation in Cynthia Nixons campaign In Outside In, “youre playing” a high school teacher who develops a strong bail with a former student. Did you have any similar teachers in your own life ? In college, I was with this group of performers and, more than anything,…


Small-screen time jumps: forward-thinking TV or lazy storytelling?

April 6, 2018

Leaps forward for new seasons of The Americans and Fear the Walking Dead join an increasing trend of showrunners hop-skip to the good bits A brand-new trailer for Fear the Walking Dead parent indicate, to make way in the interests of greater crossover potential. Either that or individual producers get so endured with the franchise’s unmanageable homogenous blobbiness that they just are determined to skip as much tale as they…