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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Dear Gossips,

Our Annual Contest – you predict the award winners and I send you a prize (a designer bag) – is still happening either today or tomorrow so look out for it!  The Academy yesterday announced its final round of presenters.  Read Full Intro

Oscars 2020: The Snubs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 13, 2020 17:54:29 January 13, 2020 17:54:29
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Many of the headlines coming out of the Oscar nominations this morning read that the Academy has just “barely averted” #OscarsSoWhite because of the inclusion of Cynthia Erivo and Parasite which is true… I guess… but it’s also a total simplification. Full Story

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Dear Gossips,

Leading up to Christmas, the predominant headline about Little Women was that they were having a hard time getting men to come to the screenings which may have been why the film was largely ignored by the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild.  Read Full Intro

Monday, January 6, 2020

Dear Gossips,

Awkwafina is Nora from Queens. Awkwafina is Nora from Queens who made history last night at the Golden Globes as the first Asian-American woman to win Best Actress in a Musical/Comedy for her performance in The Farewell!  First of all… see The Farewell.  Read Full Intro

The players return in Jumanji: The Next Level

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 13, 2019 17:28:22 December 13, 2019 17:28:22
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was a surprise hit in 2017, a sequel/soft reboot that actually manages to add to the lore of the original movie, such as changing the Jumanji game from a board game to a video game, while also standing on its own. Jumanji: The Next Level is the inevitable sequel, crassly capitalizing on the lightning strike of Jungle. Full Story

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Awkwafina! Awkwafina won the Best Actress for her performance in The Farewell at the Gotham Awards last night in New York. As Variety notes, the Gothams, “hosted by the Independent Filmmakers Project, resembles the Iowa caucus as the first stop on the long and tangled road of awards season”.  Read Full Intro

Awkwafina in Fourth and Fifth

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 19, 2019 21:16:34 November 19, 2019 21:16:34
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Lulu Wang’s The Farewell premiered at Sundance to outstanding reviews and already, back then, people were talking Oscar potential. The film was released in July and remains one of the most critically acclaimed movies of the year with strong specialty box office performance to back it up. And through the last few months, Awkwafina has maintained a steady presence on the award circuit, staying in the award conversation for a Best Actress Oscar nomination. Full Story

Awkwafina, The Contender

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 28, 2019 17:11:56 October 28, 2019 17:11:56
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As mentioned, if an actor is in the race for the Oscars in the given year, chances are they’ll be at Academy’s Governors Awards – even Eddie Murphy showed up at one of the most critical stops on the campaign trail Full Story