Articles tagged awards shows

6 Jun 2011 // 4:10 AM

MTV awards’ silly season

LOS ANGELES — The MTV Movie Awards are built around categories that are proudly popcorn — they hand out trophies for best kiss and best villain, after

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14 Jan 2010 // 4:35 AM

No one can lay a glove on the Golden Globes. It’s the award show that has survived so many crazy incidents and outrageous behavior

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14 Oct 2009 // 1:29 AM

Pop culture moves on two tracks simultaneously — the fast-paced, ever-quickening one that picks stuff up, lifts it to the heights of popularity then replaces it

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21 Sep 2009 // 2:18 AM

CHICAGO — The 2009 Emmys looked a lot like the 2008 Emmys, when it came to the winners. Once again, Tina Fey picked up a best comedy statue

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“Family Guy”? “Family Guy”?! “FAMILY GUY”!!?? Yes, indeed. There’s a different whiff to this year’s Emmys, wouldn’t you say? When a show

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17 Sep 2009 // 4:22 AM

Neil Patrick Harris makes his debut as Emmy host Sunday night — just as the telecast could use a great big blast of his “awesomeness.” The

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Live from New York … it’s (again) the MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK — After two years in Las Vegas, the MTV Video Music Awards are back home Sunday night in Manhattan at Radio City Music Hall,

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7 Aug 2009 // 4:31 AM

PASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes at the Television Critics Association, you get a master class in what could be called “The Art of Making TV Critics Angry.”

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At 61, the Emmys have struck a surprisingly hip pose. Nominators threw a lot of love at Fox’s “Family Guy” and HBO’s “Flight of

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8 Jun 2009 // 2:44 AM

They were the Tonys, but you could have called them the Billys. Wantagh, Long Island, teen Trent Kowalik, an international Irish dance champion, on Sunday

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18 Feb 2009 // 8:30 AM

A better way to watch the Oscars

It is no secret that last year’s Oscars telecast produced the lowest ratings in the history of the show. Hugh Jackman is not going

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18 Feb 2009 // 5:00 AM

We can’t lose with Jerry Lewis at the Oscars this Sunday. Like the clashing personalities showcased in Lewis’ greatest film, two scenarios present themselves.

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‘Sick and Tired’ of wife-beaters: Pop violence against women

The audience interested in seeing a black drug-dealing, rogue cop trumps any audience interested in seeing an entertaining film with plenty of black characters about the birth of America's most revolutionary and transformative civil conflict of the century, challenging white supremacy. Yet, with Negroes like Nellie neatly assimilated into the hegemonic beat, white racism really does not have to exist for blacks to perceive and profess oppression.

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Truth, fiction face off — and ‘Slumdog’ will likely take the lead

There really is no backlash when it comes to “Slumdog Millionaire,” the best bet to take home the best picture Academy Award next Sunday. It’

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16 Feb 2009 // 10:30 PM

I don’t care what the odds are, how the winds are blowing or what the obsessed online Oscar watchers say about his chances. I’

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9 Feb 2009 // 4:22 AM

LOS ANGELES - The 51st annual Grammy Awards are 2 ½ hours old at Staples Center, and the acclaimed duo of Robert Plant & Alison Krauss have

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Pulling Names from a Hat: The 2009 Grammy Awards

If the Grammy Awards are really supposed to be "Music's Biggest Night", then what does the 2009 ceremony say about the state of sonic entertainment right now?

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Just when you thought you had the Grammy Awards figured out, Herbie Hancock came out of nowhere to win album of the year last February.

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3 Feb 2009 // 4:37 AM

If the sagging music industry really wanted to turn itself around, Radiohead, Lil Wayne and Paul McCartney would be doing more than just performing Sunday

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21 Jan 2009 // 6:13 AM

The Screen Actors Guild likes to boast that the SAG Awards for outstanding film and television performances are “the award show where only actors vote

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

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"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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