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Emmys: Who Should Win Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie?

The formidable ladies of American Horror Story: Coven cast a spell on the 2014 Emmy race for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie — snagging half the spots in the category. 141 more words


Sean Fallon Loves... The Exorcist

A few weeks ago in this Writer Loves series exploring our favourite movies, David Shreve posed a question: can loveable movies ever be considered truly great? 1,484 more words


Requiem for a Dream

2000, Rated R

Harry Goldfarb (Jared Leto) spends most of time getting high with his friend, Tyrone (Marlon Wayans) and his girlfriend, Marion (Jennifer Connelly). For the most part, Harry acts as though their lifestyle is a harmless one, but he becomes concerned when his mother (Ellen Burstyn) is prescribed diet pills by her doctor. 67 more words


The Calling Review

Susan Sarandon is a wonderful, accomplished actress, capable of a broad range of roles, but the one thing she cannot do at this stage of her career is convincingly play the part of a small-time cop investigating a series of gruesome murders. 442 more words


The Last Picture Show (1971)

“Y’see? You shouldn’t have come here. I’m around that corner now. You’ve ruined it and it’s lost completely. Just your needing me won’t make it come back.” – Ruth Popper (Cloris Leachman) 502 more words


Requiem for a Dream

"We got a winner, I said we got a winner, we got a winner! Our
next winner is that delightful personality, straight from Brighton
beach Brooklyn, Please give a juicy welcome to Mrs. 66 more words

66th Primetime Emmys: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

And to complete the four acting categories for the TV movie and miniseries categories, it’s time to discuss one of the most competitive races for this year’s Emmys. 873 more words