A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit. ‘Tis the season and we’re still even two weeks away from Thanksgiving. Usually the holiday parties are held at least until December , but apparently not in Hollywood where a truncated awards season not only brings mass panic to strategists worrying about scheduling enough Q&As and getting screeners out, but also spreading good cheer and eggnog on a calendar that just only passed Veterans Day. Tonight Netflix’s Ted Sarandos offers a “toast” to “celebrate the season” at his home as he usually does, but considering the invite list of HFPA members, pundits and others to mingle with a guest list that includes Martin Scorsese, Eddie Murphy, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and many more from the streamer’s awards hopefuls in both movies and TV the “season” in this case takes on whole new meaning. Actually Netflix is a little late to the game. In the last week Apple, A24, and NBC, among others were spreading the cheer at their own parties, DIsney/ABC/Fox TV has a bash next week, while streamer Amazon jumps into the fray also this weekend with their good tidings at their holiday party in Hollywood. By the… Read full this story
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