Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Netflix

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

"Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year's winner "The Handmaid's Tale," while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids for the first time.

Netflix's 112 nominations...

Thursday, Jul. 5, 2018

For A Series of Unfortunate Events, Bo Welch has the good fortune to continue his collaborative relationship with showrunner/director/EP Barry Sonnenfeld. Welch has served in two capacities on the show--production designer on all the work and director of select episodes.

Based on...

Wednesday, May. 9, 2018

The Golden Trailer Awards, the entertainment industry’s annual celebration acknowledging the most outstanding achievements in motion picture and television marketing, has unveiled the nominees in the 19th annual competition that is devoted to recognizing the artistry of film marketers and...

Monday, May. 7, 2018

Post-apocalyptic productions have proliferated in recent years just like the cliches around them. A human-made disaster occurs, survivors turn on each other and audiences go on dark journeys with little hope.

"The Rain," a new, original young adult series released Friday by Netflix,...

Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018

There's a scene at the end of the Netflix documentary about controversial figure Rachel Dolezal when she enters a DMV and comes out a few minutes later with a new name. "A new start," she says. The whole process seems painless and courteous. If only she could change other parts of her identity...

Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018

An estimated 6.3 million people saw the premiere of Netflix’s “Lost in Space” within the first three days that the streaming service made it available this month, a promising start that would make it one of the outlet’s more popular series after the phenomenon of “Stranger Things.”

The...

Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018

Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, on Wednesday said the streaming giant is pulling its films from the Cannes Film Festival, further intensifying an ongoing dispute between Netflix and the world's most prestigious film festival.

Cannes earlier banned any films without...

Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2018

If Pablo Picasso had a blue period and the Beatles went through a psychedelic phase, then Chiwetel Ejiofor is currently going through his religious period.

The Oscar-nominated star of "12 Years a Slave" has gone from playing Peter the apostle in the upcoming biblical drama "Mary Magdalene...

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018

Director Scott Weintrob’s filmmaking ride back and forth between short and longer-form destinations continues as Fastest Car is slated to debut Friday (4/6) on Netflix. Weintrob serves as an executive producer on the show and has helmed three of its eight episodes, including the first...

Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018

It's been a mere 14 years since the last "Benji" movie. But in dog years, that's an eternity.

"Benji," which lands on Netflix on Friday, is an earnest attempt to rekindle the most earnest of film franchises, which dried up with "Benji: Off the Leash!" in 2004. In an entertainment world...