Worth watching dept: Ehrengard

Ehrengard: The Art of Seduction is a Danish film based on the novel Ehrengard by Karen Blixen.  The film is about a young painter named Casotte (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard) who is hired by the Grand Duchess to teach her son how to find a wife. Casotte becomes infatuated with a woman named Ehrengard (Alice Esther … Read more

Award show calendar 2023-24

2023-24 AWARDS SEASON CALENDAR August 7: TCA Awards 23: Academy of Country Music Awards 26: Location Managers Guild Awards 27: Streamy Awards 27: AAFCA TV Honors (African American Film Critics Association) 30: Venice Film Festival (though September 9) September 1-4: Telluride Film Festival 7-17: Toronto Film Festival 9-10: Creative Arts Emmy Awards 12: MTV Video Music Awards 28: People’s … Read more

Emmy Nominations

In order to be eligible for this year’s awards, a television show, limited series, or made-for-TV film must have been released between June 1, 2022, and May 31, 2023. The awards will be voted upon by the National Active members of the Television Academy. A final round of voting, which will be held from Aug. … Read more

Award Show Calendar

Upcoming key dates for the 2023 awards season: July 2023 July 12: Emmys nominations announced August 2023 Aug. 17: Emmys final voting beginsAug. 28: Emmys final voting endsAug. 30-Sept. 9: Venice Film Festival September 2023 Sept. 7-17: Toronto International Film FestivalSept. 9: Emmys Creative Arts AwardsSept. 29-Oct. 15: New York Film Festival Note: The 2023 Emmys were … Read more

OfficeHours.Global Scarcity question

it’s been an especially depressing week in the news. So I’d rather focus on scarves. Specifically, Hermès, the iconic luxury brand. With $12 billion in annual revenue, Hermès now has a larger market capitalization than … Nike, which boasts $47 billion in annual revenue. I see this as a slow, yet tectonic, shift in consumer … Read more

returning tv and streaming shows by date

July 11:2023 MLB All-Star Game (Fox, live sports special)Myth of the Zodiak Killer (Peacock, new docuseries)Outdaughtered (TLC, Season 9)Caught in the Act: Unfaithful (MTV, Season 2; new network)Marty Music Guitar Academy (AXS TV, new instructional series) July 12:The Afterparty (Apple TV+, Season 2; moved from April 28)Record of Ragnarok (Netflix, Season 1B)Quarterback (Netflix, new docuseries)Ana (Vix Premium, Season 3; final season)Bungo Stray Dogs (Crunchyroll, Season … Read more

Oscars 2023 Winners

BEST PICTURE Everything Everywhere All at OnceThe FabelmansThe Banshees of InisherinTop Gun: MaverickTárElvisAvatar: The Way of WaterAll Quiet on the Western FrontTriangle of SadnessWomen Talking BEST DIRECTOR Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — Everything Everywhere All at OnceSteven Spielberg — The FabelmansMartin McDonagh — The Banshees of InisherinTodd Field — TárRuben Östlund — Triangle of Sadness BEST ACTOR Brendan Fraser … Read more

Oscar 2023 Nominations

The 95th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.  Best Picture ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONTMalte Grunert, Producer AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATERJames Cameron and Jon Landau, Producers THE BANSHEES OF … Read more

Critics Choice Awards

TELEVISION AWARDS BEST DRAMA SERIES WINNER: Better Call Saul (AMC) Andor (Disney+)Bad Sisters (Apple TV+)The Crown (Netflix)Euphoria (HBO)The Good Fight (Paramount+)House of the Dragon (HBO)Severance (Apple TV+)Yellowstone (Paramount Network) BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES WINNER: Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul (AMC) Jeff Bridges – The Old Man (FX)Sterling K. Brown – This Is … Read more