Jason Sudeikis on Improv’s Biggest Lesson

Jason Sudeikis spoke about his biggest improv lesson following Critics Choice Awards wins for Best Actor and Best Comedy Series. Ted Lasso was a big winner tonight with three wins for Best Comedy Series, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actress (Hannah Waddingham). It wasn’t a complete comedy sweep in television comedy since nobody was up for Best Actress. However, the series, which premiered in August 2020, won all three awards they were nominated for. Ted…

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Critics Choice Awards: My Ballot

The 26th annual Critics Choice Awards were held on Sunday evening and Solzy at the Movies had the honor of voting for the award winners. In an effort to display complete transparency, the following is how I voted during tonight’s Critics Choice Awards. There were some instances where I voted one way while knowing deep in my gut that the winner would be someone else. I’m proud to be a member of this organization.  We’ll…

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Critics Choice Awards: The 26th Annual Winners

The 26th annual Critics Choice Awards may have gone virtual this year but Netflix took home the most wins between film and TV. The Critics Choice Awards are bestowed annually to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. Historically, these awards are the most accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations. It’s almost a safe bet by now that Nomadland will take home Best Picture in April.  Chadwick Boseman and Daniel Kaluuya also seem like…

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Critics Choice Awards: 26th Annual Film Nominations

The Critics Choice Association announced the film nominations for the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards ahead of the March 7 ceremony. The winners will be revealed LIVE on The CW on Sunday, March 7, 2021 from 7-10pm ET/PT, with acclaimed film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs returning to host for his third consecutive time.  The show will continue its combined Film and Television awards format, honoring the finest in both cinematic and televised/streaming achievement.  In response…

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Critics Choice Super Awards: My Ballot

The Critics Choice Super Awards aired on Sunday night and as a voting member, I would like to present how I voted for the movie awards. Voting took place over December 4-5, 2020.  Some categories were not easy when some of your favorite films were so close together.  In other categories, the decision was a no-brainer.  All in all, seven of my choices were the winners in their category. Like so many others, I have…

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Critics Choice Super Awards: The Winners

The Critics Choice Super Awards are airing tonight on The CW and Solzy at the Movies will be posting up the winners throughout the ceremony. Kevin Smith and Dani Fernandez are hosting the ceremony, which was taped while following Covid-19 protocols. The Critics Choice Association will also present the Legacy Award to the Star Trek franchise, recognizing the cultural impact it has had across multiple decades while continuing to appeal to and grow its loyal…

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Critics Choice Awards: The Winners

The winners of the 25th annual Critics Choice Awards were announced live from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica with Once Upon A Time in…Hollywood winning best picture. FILM BEST PICTURE Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Sony) BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix – Joker (Warner Bros.) BEST ACTRESS Renée Zellweger – Judy (Roadside) BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Sony) BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Laura Dern – Marriage Story (Netflix)…

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Critics Choice Awards: How I Voted

Now that the 25th annual Critics Choice Awards have come to an end (or at least I’m hoping the show doesn’t run long, I present my final ballot from this weekend’s awards. Given that I attended the Critics Choice Awards show this evening, I’ll have a full rundown later on including all the winners.  These aren’t so much predictions in as much as they are my choices or favorites.  Knives Out is my favorite film…

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Critics’ Choice Awards: 2019 Nominations Announced

The nominations for the  25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were announced this morning with the awards show taking place January 12, 2020. What makes the nominations so special this year is that this is my first year as a member of the Critics’ Choice Association. “This has been a truly great year for television and movies,” said CCA CEO Joey Berlin.  “In every genre, from every viewpoint and distribution platform, brilliant storytellers are challenging and delighting us.  We…

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4th Annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards

Apollo 11 won big during Sunday night’s 4th annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards ceremony taking place in Brooklyn, N.Y. Presenters at the star-studded event included Jim Gaffigan (The Pale Tourist Comedy Tour), Zooey Deschanel, Rose McGowan (Citizen Rose), Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Wyatt Cenac (Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas), Lou Diamond Phillips, Gloria Reuben (Mr. Robot), Erich Bergen (Madam Secretary), Nicole J. Butler and Reggie Currelley (She Shed State Farm commercial), Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show), Ryan Serhant (Million…

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