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    TV Recap: ‘Mrs. America’ Episode 4 – ‘Betty’

    What does it feel like to start a movement and have it take on another life outside of you? With the publication of “The Feminist Mystique,” Betty Friedan (Tracey Ullman) lit a fuse that blew up and became the feminist movement of the 60s and 70s. While still heralded as the pioneer, the latest episode […] More

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    TV Recap – “Mrs. America” Episode 2 – “Gloria”

    It takes thirty-eight states to ratify an amendment to the Constitution. By the start of Episode Two of “Mrs. America,” eight states have ratified the Equal Rights Amendment. Republican political figure and housewife Phyllis Schlafly (Cate Blanchett) doesn’t feel there’s much hope to stop the amendment. Just one phone call from a housewife in Oklahoma […] More

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    TV Recap: ‘Mrs. America’ Episode 1 – ‘Phyllis’

    At the 2007 Oscars, host Jon Stewart mused, “How great of an actress is Cate Blanchett?” The audience applauded, as the actress was nominated twice that very night (“Elizabeth: The Golden Age” in Lead and “I’m Not There” in Supporting). Blanchett has made a career out of her versatility (even taking on thirteen different roles […] More

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    Season 11 of ‘Archer’ Delayed Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    The film and television industry has been impacted heavily by the COVID-19 pandemic happening across the globe, with the closing of cinemas, festival cancellations, shut down productions, and postponed theatrical releases. There has been a trend in the last few days that has affected the release of television episodes, with “Empire” and “The Walking Dead” […] More

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    TV Review: ‘The Most Dangerous Animal of All’ Struggles to Connect Despite Zodiac True-Crime Origins

    More than a decade ago, David Fincher’s “Zodiac” divided audiences. The slow and methodical thriller examined how a real-life killer caused those who investigated to lose their hold on reality. A modern-day Jack the Ripper, the Zodiac killer, continues to fascinate scholars decades after his disappearance. The advent of the internet provided a space for […] More

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    TV Review: ‘Dave’ Gives Lil Dicky a Star Vehicle, But He Proves Comfortable Sharing the Stage

    For some audiences, entering the world of hip-hop and rap is a nonstarter. Yet FX bet big on Donald Glover and “Atlanta,” creating one of the best shows of the past decade. Despite rap’s emergence as the dominant musical genre in America, many are unwilling to acknowledge its nuances. This quickly led skeptics to dismiss “Dave,” the […] More

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    TV Review: The Harsh and Grotesque ‘A Christmas Carol’ Adds Little to the Beloved Tale

    The beloved tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge continues the Dickensian influence of Christmas on the world. Since the beginning of filmmaking, variations on “A Christmas Carol” have found their way to screens, both big and small. Alastair Sim, Albert Finney, Michael Caine, and Scrooge McDuck have played the famed misanthrope. “A Christmas Carol” remains one of the […] More

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    Queer Girl Friday: ‘Pose’ and ‘Tales of the City’ Are Required Viewing This Pride Season

    I’m Selina, Awards Circuit’s Queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV. Happy Pride! In years past, I’ve celebrated Pride by reminiscing on the rainbow characters that have inspired me; in fact, my very first article for Awards Circuit was my ultimate Top Ten list of LGBTQIA+ characters on TV (R.I.P., “Sense8” and […] More

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    FX Announces Cast and Directors for ‘Mrs. America’ – Includes Uzo Aduba, Sarah Paulson, Kayli Carter and More

    Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2019 – FX today announced more of the extraordinary cast that will join two-time Academy® Award and Golden Globe® Award winning actor Cate Blanchett in the upcoming limited series Mrs. America. The nine-episode series will premiere on FX in 2020. FX also announced that Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, who most […] More

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    Television Academy Announces 2019 Honors Recipients

    As reported by Variety, the Television Academy have announced their seven recipients of the 2019 Television Academy Honors. The academy recognizes these as “some of the most powerful and impactful television of 2018.” The shows being honored include ABC’s “A Million Little Things,” FX’s “Pose” and Netflix’s children’s show “Alexa & Katie.” FX’s hit “Pose” is […] More

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