Game Change

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Julianne Moore Thumbs Nose at Sarah Palin After Emmy Win (watch)

Julianne Moore’s biggest critic of her role as Sarah Palin in “Game Change,” was Sarah Palin herself. But Moore got in the last dig. She won the best actress Emmy for a movie or minisreries for her portrayal in the HBO drama about Palin’s selection as John McCain’s vice presidential running mate. The movie was based on the book by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. Moore faced the difficult task of capturing Palin’s character without veering into the “Saturday Night Live” caricature that Tiny Fey made so popular....

Emmy Drama: Claire Danes, Homeland Surprise Winners

“Homeland” and “Game Change,” two television shows grounded in current events, were the big winners at the Primetime Emmy Awards last night (Sept. 23), besting previous winners like “Mad Men,” “Downton Abbey,” and “Game of Thrones,” all of which are rooted in fantasy or the past. Danes was up against formidable competition from veteran actresses: Glenn Close in “Damages,” Kathy Bates in “Harry’s Law,” Julianna Marguiles in “The Good Wife, Michelle Dockery in “Downton Abby” and Elizabeth Moss in “Mad Men.”...
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Julianne Moore Nails Sarah Palin in New Game Change Trailer (watch!)

Julianne Moore is in the spotlight as Sarah Palin in the first trailer for the upcoming HBO movie about the 2008 election, but Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris as John McCain hold their own in “Game Change.” Judging from the trailer, the movie doesn’t look like it pulls any punches in its analysis of the personalities and the issues that shaped an historic election. Since viewers already know the outcome, the story here is in the telling....
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