Tag: Viola Davis

Feb 27

La La Land Wins Best Picture . . . Almost (Whew!)

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Was that Steve Harvey announcing the Oscar Best Picture winner? Oh, it’s Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty.  This time, the victims are the crew of La La Land as they cheer and go up the stage to take the honor, only to find out Beatty was given the wrong card and the true Best Picture winner is Moonlight.  That’s another one for the books.  I sank on my seat when I heard La La Land.  I would’ve cheered for any other movie except La La Land.  I don’t think it was even worth the nomination.  It was mediocre and flat. Ryan did look cool dancing . . . but it wasn’t enough to win me over. It was still a meh movie to me. Any chance Emma Stone’s win was also a misread? Aw shucks! ( Read more )

Dec 01

Fall Finale: How to Get Away with Murder

Annalise Keating

Before the Thanksgiving break, How to Get Away with Murder aired its fall finale, showing how Sinclair got killed and  Annalise was shot.  My initial theory that Bonnie was once again the murderer of Sinclair was a bust.  Apparently, it was Asher this time — something we totally didn’t expect at the start of the season.

And Annalise was shot by no other than Wes.  While she did encourage them to shoot her to manipulate evidence, Wes ended up intending to kill her with a shot in the abdomen instead of the leg.  Looks like Annalise went too far by revealing that Rebecca is dead.  She meant to make it easy for Wes to shoot her on the leg, but her fave pup went nuts with the revelation and shot to kill instead. ( Read more )

Sep 21

HBO Big Winner in 67th Emmy Awards

67th Emmy Awards

HBO wins big on the 67th Emmy Awards with a record-breaking 12 victories, including Outstanding Drama Series with Game of Thrones and Outstanding Comedy Series with Veep.  But more important than Game of Thrones winning best drama for the first time was Viola Davis becoming the first African American woman to win the Emmy’s for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in How to Get Away with Murder. Viola Davis thanked the writers and all the other people behind the series for creating the character of Atty. Annalise Keating.  In her acceptance speech, she says, “You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.” ( Read more )