Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex on the edge of the state’s largest city, government and corporate leaders announced Monday.

It’s the company’s first purchase of such a...

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

Anders Behring Breivik probably thinks "22 July " is about him. He's the violent narcissist whose actions are at the heart of the film, but Breivik is really the enigma in its center. No, "22 July" is about everyone other than Breivik — and that is a remarkable cinematic feat.

This...

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018

The three things most couples fight about are said to be sex, money and kids. Tamara Jenkins has managed to up the ante for one stressed-out husband and wife by combining all of them in her latest movie.

"Private Life " is a deeply personal — perhaps even invasive — look at the challenges...

Tuesday, Sep. 11, 2018

Alfonso Cuaron's last movie, the dazzling space thriller "Gravity," won seven Oscars and grossed more than $720 million worldwide. His new movie, "Roma," is based on his childhood memories and was shot in black and white in the Mexico City neighborhood he grew up in.

With limitless...

Sunday, Sep. 9, 2018

"Roma," Alfonso Cuaron's intimate, black-and-white portrait of the women who raised him in Mexico City's turbulent 1970s, has won the top prize at the 75th Venice Film Festival.

Cuaron accepted the Leone d'Oro on Saturday, which he said was the birthday of the woman who inspired the lead...

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018

The frustratingly long wait for Tamara Jenkins' follow-up to her 2007 Oscar-nominated film, "The Savages," seemed to finally be coming to end. She had spent two years on the script to "Private Life," and secured Katheryn Hahn and Paul Giamatti to star as a middle-aged New York couple navigating...

Thursday, Jul. 26, 2018

In his play Henry IV, Part II, William Shakespeare wrote the famed line, “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.”

And in a sense that observation applies to the varied artists entrusted with figuratively wearing The Crown (Netflix) as storytellers--from directors to...

Saturday, Jul. 21, 2018

Shonda Rhimes's first slate of shows for Netflix includes a look at the migration of African-Americans from the Jim Crow South, romance among wealthy 19th century Londoners and a documentary on Debbie Allen's reimagining of "The Nutcracker."

The streaming service on Friday announced eight...

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.

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