Friday, Jul. 26, 2019

The Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" isn't content with leaving behind a legacy of good television. It wants to do good in the real world, too.

The series' creative team said Thursday it has formed a fund that will support advocacy groups pressing for criminal justice reform and...

Thursday, Jul. 25, 2019

The 76th Venice Film Festival will feature three Netflix productions alongside Hollywood titles, embracing the streaming giant after the Cannes Film Festival excluded it for a second year in a row.

Among Venice's 21 competition titles, unveiled Thursday in Rome, is the Netflix-produced...

Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2019

Thinking about finally getting off of Facebook? "The Great Hack ," a new documentary on Netflix, might just be the push you were looking for. At the very least, you'll probably never take another online personality test. It's meant to scare and influence you, and probably even for good reason —...

Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019

Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and Netflix have agreed to an industry-transformative contract covering dramatic live-action productions.

The first-of-its-kind deal between the union and the global streaming service recognizes...

Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2019

HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap.

The bloodthirsty saga's...

Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2019

From corrupt, brutal overseers to the fraught world of inmate hierarchy to unlikely friendships and romances, "Orange is the New Black" told deeply rich and complex stories about life for women behind bars that resonated far beyond prison walls.

While it was originally centered around the...

Monday, Jun. 17, 2019

Composer Jeff Beal is a 17-time Emmy nominee, winning the honor five times, including twice for Best Original Dramatic Score on House of Cards (in 2015 and 2017). He has thus far earned four Emmy noms for House of Cards, the first two coming in 2013 and ‘14. Now once again,...

Friday, Jun. 14, 2019

Ask Marta Kauffman if there will be a "Friends" reunion someday, and the answer is a crisp "nope."

Kauffman, who created the enduringly popular sitcom with David Crane and was an executive producer from start to finish, is focused on what's now and next, not what's past.

She's...

Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2019

A recent multiplex marquee is haunting Martin Scorsese. Twelve screens and 11 of them were showing one movie: "Avengers: Endgame."

"Now, that's not fair," Scorsese says. "We have to fight back at this practice of overwhelming the market with the blockbuster. The — how should I put it? —...

Friday, May. 31, 2019

Netflix is made for bingeing, but filmmaker Ava DuVernay thinks that audiences should watch her Central Park Five miniseries "When They See Us " at their own pace.

The four-part series explores the true story of five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were coerced into confessing...

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