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Melissa Leo

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  • Gold Derby nuggets: Golden Globes analysis | Rock and Roll HOF inductees | 'Dexter' producer cuts loose

     
    • In his first forecast of the Golden Globes, Scott Feinberg predicts "Up in the Air" to win best drama, director (Jason Reitman) and actor (George Clooney) though Mo'Nique ("Precious") will best the "Air" supporting actresses -- Vera Farmiga and Anna...
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...
  • This weekend: ‘Undercover Boss’ season finale; ‘Treme,’ ‘The Tudors’ debut; PBS delivers ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

     
    Sunday night means another logjam of major programs. CBS' “Undercover Boss,” the biggest new hit this season, wraps up its first year with a visit to 1-800-Flowers. ABC offers two hours of “Brothers & Sisters” and promises fam...
  • 'Treme' -- HBO's next fierce Emmy juggernaut?

     
    Looks like "Treme" may help HBO to become a major player in the Emmy race for best drama series again. Ever since "The Sopranos" won the trophy after its final year, HBO has nabbed only one nomination in the category — "Big Love" last year. It lost to...
  • HBO picks up ‘Treme’ for second season

     
    “Treme” just premiered Sunday night, but HBO announced today that the New Orleans drama will have a second season. Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, raved about the new series from David Simon, creator of “The Wire.”...
  • Emmy predix: Best TV drama actress

     
    Our resident Emmy seers Chris "Boomer" Beachum and Robert "Rob L" Licuria (AwardsHeaven.net) agree on four of the six stars who'll be nominated for best drama actress: Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer"), January Jones ("Mad Men"), recent Golden Globes and SAG...
  • Dale Dickey at the Fla. Film Festival

     
    It happened with Patricia Clarkson a few years ago, with The Station Agent. It happened with Melissa Leo (Frozen River) and Amy River (Gone Baby Gone). No, aspiring actresses. You don't have to look like the prom queen to do good work, to get good work...
  • Emmy pundits agree: 'Mad Men' star Elisabeth Moss is front-runner to win

     
    Our Emmy gurus Robert "Rob L" Licuria (Awards Heaven) and Chris "Boomer" Beachum mostly agree when handicapping the race for best supporting actress in a drama series. Also see their predictions for these races: lead drama actor, best drama actress,...
  • 'Treme': While America was watching 'Lost,' a little brother was being found

     
    While the rest of series television was watching a fantasy about a fictional island, HBO broadcast the latest installment in a less footloose kind of drama: about the real New Orleans, where time froze on Aug. 29, 2005, and more......
  • Conviction: Oscar bait?

     
    The Conviction trailer doesn't need the voice-over narration. Te visuals tell the story, perhaps the whole one. I'm already inspired. The narration sentimentalizes it. Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, finally a decent part for Minnie Driver, Clea Duvall,...
  • Inside track on Emmys: Drama actresses

     
    BEST DRAMA ACTRESS (Front-runners) Connie Britton, "Friday Night Lights" Glenn Close, "Damages" Sally Field, "Brothers & Sisters" Lauren Graham, "Parenthood" Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad" Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: SVU" Holly Hunter, Saving Grace January...
  • Adam Sandler, 'Saw' star and even Oscar winners among academy invitees

     
    On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the names of the "135 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures" and have been invited to join this club that numbers...