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Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021
Netflix further beefed up its film catalog on Thursday in a multi-year deal that will make it the new streaming home to Sony Pictures' top releases in the U.S.
Beginning next year, Sony's new films will exclusively stream domestically on Netflix after their theatrical runs. That includes...
Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first Netflix series will center on the Invictus Games, which gives sick and injured military personnel and veterans the opportunity to compete in sports.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's Archewell Productions announced Tuesday its first series to hit the...
Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2021
Historians estimate that 1 in 4 American cowboys were Black but you would be hard pressed to find a movie genre whiter than the Western. "Concrete Cowboy," an urban Western about African American riders in Philadelphia starring Idris Elba, is about an often unseen — and persisting — Black cowboy...
Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021
Chris Smith didn't initially think the 2019 college bribery scandal made for a good documentary subject. He was editing "Fyre," the hit Netflix documentary about the music-festival fiasco, when his longtime collaborator, Jon Karmen, suggested another real tale of fraud and spectacle be their...
Sunday, Mar. 14, 2021
The writers behind the feature film Nomadland and limited series The Queen’s Gambit won the 33rd-annual USC Libraries Scripter Awards at an online ceremony this evening (3/13).
The Scripter Awards honor each year’s most accomplished adaptations of the written word for...
Friday, Feb. 26, 2021
Netflix on Friday released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant is outpacing much of the film industry in the inclusivity of its original films and television series.
For years, academic studies have sought to capture inequalities in...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2021
While the Oscars dominate this portion of the awards season calendar, television still looms large in terms of honors--even with the Emmys quite a ways down the road. TV nominations recently unveiled and currently in play for the Golden Globes and the SAG Awards are coveted in and of themselves...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021
Palisade Stages Opens In NJ
Palisade Stages, the first major soundstage to be built in New Jersey, has just opened for business in Kearny.
The facility offers 23,000 sq. ft. of studio space, 27’ high, an industry standard lighting grid, green rooms, loading bays and...
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021
With his final two performances, the late Chadwick Boseman earned two NAACP Image Awards nominations Tuesday, while "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" could make its presence felt at next month's ceremony.
Boseman scored nods for his work in the Netflix films "Da 5 Bloods" and "Ma Rainey's Black...
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021
Priyanka Chopra Jonas was scrolling through Twitter a few years ago when she saw a headline that a film adaptation of "The White Tiger" was in the works. She immediately got on the phone to her agent. Her request: Please call the producers and offer her services. At the very least, she wanted to...