Link Tank: Critics Choice Super Awards Winners Announced

Critics Choice Super Awards winners, Michelle Mylett on Letterkenny, why you should watch The Master, and more in today's Link Tank!

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The first Critics Choice Super Awards, hosted by Kevin Smith and Dani Fernandez on The CW, announced their winners last night.

The inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards saw Palm Springs and Soul lead the film categories with three awards each, The Boys lead TV with four, and Netflix lead the studio/netflix in terms of total award count. Other highlights includes the presentation of the Legacy Award to the Star Trek franchise as it approaches its 55th anniversary. The award was accepted by Sir Patrick Stewart, and Star Trek: Discovery actress Sonequa Martin-Green.

Find the full list of winners here.

Trump’s intention to skip President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration isn’t without precedent. Here are five other presidents who skipped their successor’s swearing-in ceremony.

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“Typically, a presidential inauguration ceremony features a number of past commanders-in-chief—including the most recent to have held the office. But on January 8, President Donald Trump announced that he would not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20. While skipping the incoming president’s inauguration is a break from tradition, it isn’t unprecedented…”

Read more at Mental Floss.

Michelle Mylett, actress for Katy on Letterkenny, talks what it’s like being the Canadian hit comedy show’s leading lady.

“What happens when you mix the feel good vibes of Schitt’s Creek, the small town shenanigans of Parks and Recreation, and enough running gags to power an army of Canadian geese? You get the breakout comedy series Letterkenny, which just premiered its 9th season stateside on Hulu…”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

The Master leaves Netflix on January 15. Here’s why you need to watch this underrated cult classic before it’s gone.

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“You can throw a rock and find a riveting documentary on almost any notorious cult. But in 2012, maestro Paul Thomas Anderson teamed up with screen thespians Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and even a pre-Mr. Robot Rami Malek, for a character-driven investigation of the allure of cults and the malaise of post-war veterans.”

Read more at Inverse.

A newly published scientific paper on ancient megalodons suggest that newborn megalodons might have eaten their siblings.

“Picture this: It’s about 20 million years ago, and you’re inside the giant womb of an extremely pregnant Otodus megalodon. Everything’s hunky-dory—some baby sharks have already hatched, and others are on the way. But before any more of those egg-bound brethren can emerge, one of the baby sharks wriggles over and gobbles them up.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Major auto manufacturers have been hit with a shortage of vital semiconductor parts, which may lead to production delays and shortage of vehicles.

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“As ABC News reports, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Toyota, and Volkswagen have all been hit by a shortage of semiconductor parts required for their vehicles. The result is production delays across the industry this year, meaning there could be a shortage of vehicles in certain categories.”