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Early Emmy Plea: Black Mirror‘s Cristin Milioti reinvented sci-fi heroism in ‘U.S.S. Callister’

Early Emmy Plea: Black Mirror‘s Cristin Milioti reinvented sci-fi heroism in ‘U.S.S. Callister’

Black Mirror won two Emmys last year for “San Junipero,” a sweetly reality-twisted love story set in a digital ’80s heaven. The Netflix anthology’s feature-length Emmy play this year represents a very different flavor of nostalgia. “U.S.S. Callister” is a monstrous satire of sci-fi reboots — and an action parable of toxic masculinity, a bracing…

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Early Emmy plea: It’s time for The Bachelor to get some love

Early Emmy plea: It’s time for The Bachelor to get some love

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences has been handing out Emmys for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program since 2003. The Bachelor, ABC’s rose-strewn dating franchise, premiered in 2002 and recently finished its twenty-second season — but it has never once been nominated for an Emmy in any category. Ever. I ask you, rose lovers and non-rose…

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Early Emmy Plea: Brian Tyree Henry is the hilarious, hardened soul of Atlanta

Early Emmy Plea: Brian Tyree Henry is the hilarious, hardened soul of Atlanta

Are you a member of the Television Academy? Rain down the Emmy nominations on Atlanta. Every episode of the FX series’ second season has been an event. A mythic quest to take a Drake selfie, an anti-romantic fairy tale full of German mysticism and ping-pong, a tense freaky-house allegory about child stardom gone Full BioShock, one black…

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This Week’s Must List: ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Bad Girls,’ and ‘Early Man’

This Week’s Must List: ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Bad Girls,’ and ‘Early Man’

NBC’s devilish new dramedy follows three women (Christina Hendricks, Mae

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