Theodore Shapiro

Emmy's tunesmiths

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From scores to songs to main themes, TV provides a wide canvas for musical expression. These thumbnail sketches provide Academy members with a shorthand on which to base their vote.

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'Game Change'
  • TV

Review: 'Game Change'

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From HBO's perspective, "Game Change" is a home run: a big, smart, entertaining and extremely promotable showcase for marquee stars, generating tons of attention (flattering and otherwise) from…

'The Big Year'
  • Film

Review: 'The Big Year'

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Seeking to capture the fan/collectors/enthusiast gene, "The Big Year" uses Mark Obmascik's book about obsessed "birders" and transforms it into a genial if slow-moving, almost sleepy comedy.

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