Listen to (and share) episode 37 of our audio podcast Deadline Awards Watch With Pete Hammond. Deadline’s awards columnist talks with host David Bloom about the Motion Picture Academy’s groundbreaking insider of a new president; Academy voter relief that Woody Allen is finally going Blue; an August full of Emmy voting and the weekend’s movie debuts, including action comedy 2 Guns and the hybrid animated-live action sequel The Smurfs 2.
Listen to (and share) episode 36 of our audio podcast Deadline Awards Watch With Pete Hammond. Deadline’s awards columnist talks with host David Bloom about the two-person race to succeed Hawk Koch as Motion Picture Academy president; Toronto’s head-scratching lineup and what it means for the Oscar races; and whether Breaking Bad‘s August premier will help it in Emmy voting for the very competitive Best Drama race. They also talk about the week’s movies, including a satisfying Hugh Jackman superhero turn in The Wolverine and Cate Blanchett’s Oscar-worthy performance in Woody Allen’s newest, Blue Jasmine.