Who Will Win This Year’s Wild Best Actress Race?

There are cases to be made for and against every contender, and no one has an obvious advantage in this upended season.

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Who Will Be Nominated for the Oscars? Here Are Our Projections.

The list will be unveiled Feb. 8. Our expert’s predictions are based on precursor awards and industry scuttlebutt. But in an unusually open year, he’d love to be wrong.

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Mommy Is Going Away for Awhile

The antiheroine of the moment, in movies like “The Lost Daughter” and novels like “I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness,” commits the mother’s ultimate sin: abandoning her children.

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‘The Lost Daughter’ Review: The Parent Trap

This dreamy thriller follows an academic with a mysterious past who heads to a beach vacation on the Greek islands.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Has Dangerous Ideas About Directing

Is there such a thing as a women’s film or women’s filmmaking? With “The Lost Daughter,” she says the answer is yes.

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Hollywood Loves a Monstrous Mommy. Can It Do Her Justice?

Cinema is finally capturing, with uncanny precision and furious energy, more honest and complex versions of the mother.

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In ‘Landscapers,’ True Crime Meets Hollywood Fantasy

The HBO mini-series stars Olivia Colman and David Thewlis as a British couple convicted of killing the wife’s parents and burying them in the backyard.

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Review: ‘Landscapers’ Is Not Your Typical True-Crime Love Story

Olivia Colman and David Thewlis star in this HBO tale of devotion, murdered parents and very expensive autographs.

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Venice Film Festival: Elena Ferrante, Olivia Colman and Resort Horror

“The Lost Daughter,” like “The White Lotus” and “Nine Perfect Strangers,” takes its characters on vacation but they’re hardly getting away.

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This Oscar Race Might Be the Hardest to Predict

Though other acting categories appear sewn up, the supporting-actress race is still deliciously chaotic.

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For Many Golden Globe Winners, the London Stage Came First

At Sunday’s ceremony, a whole host of British winners and nominees got their training in the theater before they made it to the screen.

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2021 Golden Globes Predictions: Will ‘Borat’ Be the Big Winner?

Sacha Baron Cohen and his news-making movie could sweep the comedy categories. In drama, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and “Nomadland” will battle it out.

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With ‘The Father,’ Florian Zeller Pivots From Stage to Screen

Florian Zeller has found success in the theater and as a novelist. Now, his first movie as a director is nominated for four Golden Globe Awards.

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Margaret Thatcher and Class Struggles in “The Crown” Season 4

In the new season, Diana Spencer’s aristocratic breeding triumphs and Margaret Thatcher’s middle-class tendencies horrify the royals. Here’s a guide to the rigid world of the British class system.

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2020 Emmy Nominations: Live Updates

Olivia Colman may be honored for another royal role and “Mrs. America” and “Watchmen” appear to be locks for nominations in the most intriguing category.

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What To Watch For at the 2020 Emmy Nominations

Olivia Colman may be honored for another royal role and “Mrs. America” and “Watchmen” appear to be locks for nominations in the most intriguing category.

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