Category: Movies

The Guilty director Antoine Fuqua signs first-look partnership with Netflix

Published by BANG Showbiz English Antoine Fuqua has landed a first-look partnership with Netflix. The ‘Guilty’ director has signed a deal with the streaming giant following the success of his adaptation of Gustav Moller’s Danish drama ‘Den Skyldige’, which saw the filmmaker reunite with ‘Southpaw’ actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Deadline reports that the deal will “focus

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New Study Reveals the Nation’s Favorite Christmas Movies

Published by InsideHook By Tobias Carroll Christmas is only a few weeks away, and with it comes one of the year’s most enduring pastimes: arguing about Christmas movies. Some of these perennial debates can be divisive, including “So, is Love Actually actually good?” and “Is Die Hard really a Christmas movie?” All of which can

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‘The Beatles: Get Back’ glosses over the band’s acrimonious end

Published by The Moderate Voice Did Paul McCartney, right, and Ringo Starr hire Peter Jackson for a rescue operation? Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Tim Riley, Emerson College In the new film “The Beatles: Get Back,” “Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson tries to dispel the myth of the the Beatles’ breakup. In 1970, Michael Lindsay-Hogg

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Malcolm X, Arbery verdicts: progress, but not a victory

Published by Al-Araby Both the trials of Kyle Rittenhouse and Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers have been viewed by many as representing much more than two individual cases, and are part of the US’s undeniable reckoning with white supremacy. Rittenhouse has walked free, following proceedings and a trial in which the presiding judge was accused of showing

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If Stephen Sondheim Taught Us Anything, It’s That Mentors Matter

Published by InsideHook By Alex Lauer There’s a newly resonant Easter egg near the end of the movie Tick, Tick . . . Boom! The semi-autobiographical musical, adapted from a show by Rent composer Jonathan Larson and released on Netflix in November, follows Larson as the up-and-coming composer and lyricist attempts to bring a production

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‘It’s rubbish’: Joanna Lumley slams The Crown

Published by BANG Showbiz English Joanna Lumley has branded ‘The Crown’ “rubbish”. The 75-year-old actress – who is friends with Prince Charles and was among the guests at his wedding to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall – insisted she “never” watches the Netflix series and doesn’t think the real royal family tune in to see their

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The music of ‘West Side Story’, from Bernstein to Metallica

Published by AFP Paris (AFP) – Leonard Bernstein’s score for “West Side Story” has become so ubiquitous in Western culture that it has popped up in such unlikely places as Metallica and Wu-Tang Clan albums.  The original play first appeared on Broadway in 1957, before transferring to the silver screen in 1961, and early reviews

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