David Canfield

David Canfield is a Staff Editor. He oversees the magazine's books section, and writes film features and awards analysis.

The Saturday Night Live star, 30, is having a breakout season on the venerable sketch comedy. We catch him in the middle of the frenzy.
An analysis of yet another awards season that ended with the streamer underperforming on Hollywood's biggest night
See our expert Oscar predictions after the longest awards season ever.
EW's Awardist podcast delves into who's surging at just the right time in the final episode before the big night.
How a historically diverse — and artistically thrilling — set of Oscar nominees beat the pandemic-clouded odds.
The first-time Oscar nominee says of her demanding performance in the Netflix drama, "I felt really ready"
Caleb Azumah Nelson and Dawnie Walton have both written music-inspired novels.
EW sees Oscars glory ahead for 'Nomadland,' Carey Mulligan, Maria Bakalova, and more. See our full 2021 Oscar predictions here.
EW's awards experts debate the highs, lows, and telling signs of the 2021 Oscar nominees.
EW predicts Monday's Oscar nominations could lift Rosamund Pike and 'Minari' star Alan Kim into the awards race. See our full predictions in all 23 categories here:
EW's Indie Filmmakers Awardist panel gathers some of the year's most acclaimed writer-directors.
A week out from Oscar nominations, EW's awards experts debate who's still in the thick of the race.
Seyfried joins EW's Awardist podcast to discuss the most acclaimed role of her career.
Listen to the newly minted Golden Globe winner in an in-depth conversation about her brilliant, wrenching performance
Daniel Kaluuya, Rosamund Pike, and more threw a wrench into the status quo ahead of the Oscars. EW's awards experts debate who's up and who's down after the Golden Globes.
With his anticipated sequel to The Sympathizer, the Pulitzer Prize winner heads to France in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.
For her first acting role, The United States vs. Billie Holiday's Andra Day is a Best Actress Oscar contender. She did the work to get here.
The Best Actor contender reveals why he felt intimidated taking on the role that could lead to his first Oscar nomination
Buckley deserves to be in the Best Actress conversation for this delicate, utterly alive performance
"When I'm 80 years old, God willing I live to be that old, I'll look back and go, 'Oh, that one.'"
EW's awards experts debate the importance of the 2021 Golden Globe nominations ahead of the Oscars, including the 'Promising Young Woman' surge.