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Friday, Sep. 27, 2019
To hear Ben Platt describe it, producer Ryan Murphy’s pitch for him to star in the new Netflix series “The Politician” had all the planning, precision and vision of a successful presidential campaign.
“He said, ‘OK, the show is called ‘The Politician.’ The character’s Peyton Hobart. This...
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019
Meryl Streep is describing "the Darwinism of the moment" and not just because her latest film, the Steven Soderbergh-directed Panama Papers satire "The Laundromat," opens with cavemen.
She's talking about the explosion of norms and the niceties of human interaction. We're in an era, she...
Friday, Sep. 20, 2019
Some Netflix titles involve anguished discussion over whether the movie will also get a substantial theatrical release. This was not the case for "Between Two Ferns: The Movie."
"Netflix was like: Do we even want to put this on our platform? Maybe it should be a ringtone," jokes Zach...
Friday, Sep. 13, 2019
John Leguizamo is returning to the Primetime Emmy Awards as a four-time nominee, but he'll have to skip class to attend the ceremony.
The actor, nominated for his performance in the docudrama "When They See Us," is in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre for a six-week run of his one-man...
Monday, Sep. 2, 2019
Timothée Chalamet is already one of the most acclaimed young actors working today, but he says that the prospect playing young Henry V in "The King" was terrifying.
"It was a real challenge for me," Chalamet said Monday at the Venice International Film Festival, where the film is having...
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
Louis Leterrier knew he'd immediately face scrutiny from superfans of "The Dark Crystal" when he became director of its prequel. After all, he's a superfan, too.
The French director calls Jim Henson's groundbreaking 1982 fantasy puppet feature "a jewel of creation" and says it's the main...
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019
Netflix will give "The Irishman" an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theaters most of November to play Martin Scorsese's big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service.
"The Irishman" will open theatrically Nov. 1 and begin streaming on Nov. 27...
Friday, Aug. 23, 2019
Anthony Edwards walks briskly through the White House in the opening scene of Netflix's "Designated Survivor," spraying comments and commands to the people he comes across as the camera wheels through the set to keep up.
Then it hits you: It's Dr. Mark Greene of "ER" on "The West Wing"!...
Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about "rez ball" — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of play popular in Native American communities. The style excites fans and allows teams without big centers to wear down opponents by running them off the court with...
Monday, Jul. 29, 2019
Martin Scorsese's big-budget mafia epic "The Irishman" will premiere as the opening night film at the 57th New York Film Festival, Film at Lincoln Center announced Monday.
The selection, with the premiere set for September 27, gives Scorsese a hometown launch for one of his most...