‘We Can Be Heroes’ Review: Robert Rodriguez’s Genial Homemade Kiddie Superhero Flick for Netflix

Robert Rodriguez famously made his first feature, “El Mariachi” (1993), for $ 7,000, and in the years since he’s made a point, rather charmingly, of staying in touch with that DIY side of himself. This first became apparent in the … Read more…

Shonda Rhimes’ First Netflix Show Bridgerton Is a Lavish Period Spectacle That Goes Wildly Off the Rails

Rarely has the line separating love from hate been so thin as it is in 19th-century novels, between willful young women and the curmudgeonly men who, after a few hundred pages of bickering, come to adore them. Jane Eyre, Elizabeth … Read more…

Netflix Announces Release For “Malcolm & Marie” Ahead Of Awards Season

Source: Courtesy Netflix / Netflix Netflix announces release date for Euphoria creator Sam Levinson’s new cinematic romance drama Malcolm & Marie starring Zendaya and John David Washington premiering on February 5, 2021. The film tells a Hollywood story of a director, played by … Read more…

My Octopus Teacher Became a Viral Sensation on Netflix. Its Human Star Craig Foster Wants the Film to Inspire Change

The dense kelp forest off the southern tip of South Africa is home to an unparalleled diversity of sea animals including sharks, rays, and, once upon a time, a common octopus that has just had an uncommon run as the … Read more…

Netflix COVID-19 Fundraiser ‘Navarasa’ to be Produced by India’s Mani Ratnam, Jayendra Panchapakesan (EXCLUSIVE)

Revered Indian filmmaker Mani Ratnam (“Nayakan,” “Bombay”) and pioneering cinema exhibition technologist and filmmaker Jayendra Panchapakesan (“Margazhi Raagam”) are producing Netflix Tamil-language anthology film “Navarasa.” The nine-part anthology will narrate stories across the nine ‘rasas’ (emotions) – anger, compassion, courage, … Read more…

This Week on Broadway for October 4, 2020: Netflix film The Boys in the Band and Political Plays and Musicals

Peter Filichia, James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk about the Netflix adaptation of The Boys in the Band. Michael talks about three things to look for at Broadway Records. In the second half, we continue the discussion with … Read more…

Netflix Shares Images From Chadwick Boseman’s Final Film, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Source: Netflix / Netflix Netflix has released a few amazing photos from Chadwick Boseman‘s final film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and fans can’t get over the excellence-—even in still images. On Wednesday (Sept 30), the streaming powerhouse took to social media … Read more…

Netflix Shares Images From Chadwick Boseman’s Final Film, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Source: Netflix / Netflix Netflix has released a few amazing photos from Chadwick Boseman‘s final film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and fans can’t get over the excellence-—even in still images. On Wednesday (Sept 30), the streaming powerhouse took to social media … Read more…

Everything You Need to Know About Nurse Ratched Before Watching the New Netflix Show

When the world first meets Nurse Ratched, the cruel asylum nurse in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, she’s characterized in terrifying terms. She’s too comfortable unlocking doors, her movements sudden and unsettling. Cold air seems … Read more…

It Ain’t Over: The Kardashians Rumored to Be Signing a Streaming Deal with Netflix, Apple, or Amazon

‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ is over at E!, but that doesn’t mean the show is gone for good. According to reports, insiders say that the family might be signing a big streaming deal in the near future — or … Read more…

Netflix Defends ‘Cuties’ as ‘Social Commentary’ Against Sexualization of Young Children

Netflix, amid a backlash over the sexualized portrayal of children in recently released drama “Cuties,” is encouraging critics to watch the movie — which it says makes a statement about pressures young girls face in conforming to societal role models … Read more…

Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus Hotstar Sign Self-Regulation Code in India

The long-discussed self regulation code to govern Indian streaming content has finally been drafted and signed by 15 of the country’s leading streamers. The code is seen as self regulation, by the industry,  rather than government imposed control and censorship … Read more…

Netflix delays preview of Chadwick Boseman’s final movie, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Fans of Chadwick Boseman will have to wait a little longer to see his last movie. Netflix has canceled a virtual preview event of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” originally scheduled for Monday, in respect for the death of the talented … Read more…

Netflix Taps Kenya Barris to Produce Documentary on Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump

Netflix has tapped “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris to produce a documentary feature based on the life and career of civil rights attorney Ben Crump. The project will be directed and produced by Emmy-nominated Nadia Hallgren, and Barris will co-produce with Roger Ross Williams, Lauren Cioffi with Geoff Martz executive … Read more…