As much as I love Coppola‘s Godfather films and Lumet‘s Serpico (1973) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975), films that star Al Pacino and that helped distinguish him among the best actors of his generation, it is without fail that the first film that comes to mind when Pacino is mentioned is the 1979 satirical courtroom drama… 1,948 more words
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I was told this was a comedy.
No doubt, Transparent features comedic actors — Jeffrey Tambor as Maura, Jay Duplass as Josh, Judith Light as Shelly, Melora Hardin as Tammy, Rob Huebel as Len, Kathryn Hahn as Raquel and Carrie Brownstein as Syd — and traffics in comedy elements like awkwardness and obliviousness and misunderstanding. 798 more words
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Ricky Gervais, Derek Special
With 22 nominations under his belt and two wins, Gervais says he looks forward to losing again this year, “but at least I’m in a different category, so it’ll be nice to lose to someone other than Jim Parsons.” Famously, while presenting at the 2014 Emmys after losing Best Actor in a Comedy Series to Parsons, Gervais chose to give his acceptance speech anyway. 3,888 more words