Billions Season 5 Episode Titles and Plot Synopses
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | January 11, 2020
Billions season 5 will premiere Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 9:00 Eastern/8:00 Central time. According to IMDB, season five has tentative titles for seven episodes. Plot descriptions are still pending and airdates are subject to change. We will update this post as information is released.
S5E1: The New Decas
Plot – pending
Airdate – Sunday, May 3, 2020
S5E2: The Chris Rock Test
Plot – pending
Airdate – Sunday, May 10, 2020
S5E3: Beg, Bribe, Bully
Plot – pending
Airdate – Sunday, May 17, 2020
S5E4: Opportunity Zone
Plot – pending
Airdate – Sunday, May 24, 2020
Possible reference: Trump’s Federal program that allows investment in distressed communities for the creation of opportunity fund accounts, which allow investors to put money into businesses and real estate in the zones in exchange for an exemption from IRS capital gains taxes. Episode four was filmed at Yonkers City Hall, here.
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Who Will Actually Be The Next James Bond? An In-Depth Analysis
by Tom Nicholson | Esquire | January 11, 2020
Who’s going to take over from Daniel Craig as James Bond when he swaps his Walther PPK for a P45? Who knows. This far ahead of Bond 25’s 2020 release you might as well get the Ouija board out to ask the spirit of Cubby Broccoli what he reckons.
Nonetheless, there are a few orthodoxies to point the way. Traditionally, it’s been a role which elevates actors to the A-list rather than being an A-list vehicle. Look at where past Bonds were in their careers when they got the gig: Sean Connery was an undistinguished jobbing actor best known for fighting leprechauns in Disney’s begorrah-and-blimey Irish tale Darby O’Gill and the Little People; George Lazenby was a car salesman turned chocolate advert mascot who bumped into Broccoli at the barbers; Pierce Brosnan had a perm.
You’ll need a history of hefty, critically respected film parts these days too. Daniel Craig had Layer Cake, Munich and a role as Ted Hughes in Sylvia on his showreel before Bond, and the next will need a similarly solid CV as well as having convinced when jumping out of helicopters and the like. Then there’s the general sense of Bond-ishness: Connery “moved like a panther”, as Cubby’s wife Dana Broccoli put it, and that sense of muscular virility has been an essential part of each Bond actor on screen. These are the 12 frontrunners:
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Outstanding Drama Series, 2019
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | January 8, 2020
Billions has been nominated for Outstanding Drama Series GLAAD award. The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives. The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies, which fund GLAAD’s work to accelerate LGBTQ acceptance, will be held in New York at the Hilton Midtown on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 16, 2020.
For a complete list of nominees, visit GLAAD here
Oscar 2020 Predictions
by Simran Gandhi | Republic World | January 8, 2020
The award season is here. Let’s have a look at the movies which will brush through Hollywood.
The Oscars 2020 starts on February 9, 2020. The 92nd Academy Awards will be presented at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles.
In all or several categories, the producers of several blockbusters and critically acclaimed films are already lobbying for their creations. These films are predicted to be nominated for Oscar 2020 according to a few fans and media speculations. Have a look.
Oscars 2020: Best Picture Predictions
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
The story is about the final years of the Hollywood Golden Age during Los Angeles in 1969 when a retired TV star and his stunt double seek to gain fame and success in the film industry.
The movie stars Margot Robbie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Al Pacino, Lena Dunham, Damian Lewis, Emile Hirsch, and Dakota Fanning. The director of the movie is Quentin Tarantino. This movie was also a little controversial. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt’s great performances can give the movie a major push for the 2020 awards.
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by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | January 7, 2020
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2020. Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood received ten nominations, including Best Film, Best Director, and for the first time, Best Casting.
The EE British Academy Film Awards, which recognize the very best in film of the past year, take place on Sunday February 2, 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The ceremony will be hosted by Graham Norton and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD in the UK and in all major territories around the world.
View a full list of nominees at BAFTA here