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Highs and Lows: the 1979 Oscars

As we’ve seen, some Oscar years are very serious. Others are not. This one is a grab bag. We have two serious films about Vietnam,  978 more words


Emmys 2016: A Reaction

In the last nine years or so of regularly watching award shows, a lot of ceremonies inevitably blend together. When an Emmys ceremony once again has Jimmy Kimmel as host – or any late night comedian, for that matter – it feels like something we’ve seen one too many times. 589 more words



If you watched the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night, you saw not only two fantastic wins for PBS but some gentle chiding of Dame Maggie Smith by host Jimmy Kimmel. 193 more words


‘Old’ Maggie Smith has a fitting response to Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel’s joke

Smith, a nine-time Emmy nominated actor and four-time winner, was honoured with the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Award for her role in Downton Abbey. 282 more words


'Downton's' Maggie Smith Asks Jimmy Kimmel Where Her Emmy Is

(CBS SF/AP) – “Downton Abbey” star Dame Maggie Smith wants Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel to show her where her Emmy is.

Kimmel joked during his Emmy monologue Sunday night that stars had to be present to win under what he called “the Maggie Smith rule.” The British actress had been nominated nine times for Emmys and won three without ever showing up. 146 more words


Wait, What Happened? || Geek News

Happy new week. Did you catch the Emmys? Did you think that Jimmy Kimmel was as excellent as I, a person who did not watch the Emmys, did? 423 more words

The prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969, Ronald Neame)

What IMDB says:

A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

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