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How the Golden Globes Canceled Themselves

The HFPA never had a great reputation, but its awards might not have been scrapped if simmering tensions hadn’t been pushed to their boiling point.
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What Did We Learn From This Strange Oscars Season?

No movie theaters. No in-person campaigning. And a new president in the White House. How did all these changes ultimately affect the awards race?
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Vulture’s Final 2021 Oscars Predictions for Every Category

The longest awards season ever finally comes to an end.

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  3. emmys 2021
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  5. emmys 2021
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  6. now streaming
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  8. vmas 2021
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  10. cmas 2021
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  11. vmas 2021
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  12. vmas 2021
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  13. grammys (taylor’s version)
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  14. close reads
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  15. awards season
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  19. egot watch
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  20. cmt awards 2021
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  21. vmas 2021
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  22. oscars 2022
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  23. bbmas 2021
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  24. the gold rush
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  25. brits 2021
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  26. glitz and glamour
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  27. oscars 2022
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  28. oscars 2021
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  29. rules
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  30. swag
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  32. oscars 2021
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  33. oscars 2021
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  34. oscars 2021
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  35. cheese
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  37. film independent spirit awards
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  40. hair and makeup
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  42. the industry
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  45. chat room
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