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Best (and worst) drinking buddies
Give Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant another round for Can You Ever Forgive Me?.
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Tully: Minion-themed or not, she must’ve pulled an all-nighter to make these!
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“Gucci!” From the coolest girl in the world, Kayla (Elsie Fisher) in Eighth Grade.
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Best use of a ferris wheel
Simon and Bram’s long-awaited first kiss in Love, Simon.
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Best Tilda Swinton of Tilda Swinton’s three Suspiria roles
Blanc. Dr. Klemperer knows what happens to those who vote Markos.
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Voice actor who sounds like what a dog would sound like if dogs talked
Bryan Cranston, Isle of Dogs.
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Alex Honnold, the climber hanging on by his fingernails in Free Solo. (Sorry, Han!)
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Madonna for Aretha at the VMAs. Madge honored the Queen of Soul by paying tribute to herself.
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Best walker of the walk
Kenny Chesney, who donated all the proceeds of Songs for the Saints to hurricane victims in the islands.
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Eminem’s Kamikaze. Slim Shady torches anyone who’s ever looked at him sideways on this surprise drop.
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Best 2000’s nostalgia
Anne-Marie. On “2002,” the singer throws us back to the double-denim era of Britney and *NSYNC.
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Best use of features
Mariah Carey. On “Giving Me Life,” the diva invites Slick Rick and Blood Orange over for a vibe-y jam.
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Biggest triple threat
Cody Fern as a sweet ex on Versace, Satan’s son on AHS, a snotty scion on HoC. Three roles, one tour de force year.
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The Gifted’s Skyler Samuels gives three, well, gifted performances as the diverse (but identical) trio of Frost sisters.
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Most ironically titled show
Life Sentence got 13 episodes. At least it lasted 11 hours longer than 2013’s Lucky 7.
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Most dysfunctional family therapy session
Succession’s Roy family proved money can buy drama but not sanity.
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Show that made us scared of the White House
The Handmaid’s Tale just seems a little too prophetic in 2018.
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Best use of a Hemsworth
The Good Place’s Larry Hemsworth (Ben Lawson) is fictional, but fits just fine in our Hems-bro dreams.
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Worst use of a Hemsworth
Westworld, where the third Hemsworth, Luke, has had practically nothing to do…for two seasons.