1 May

‘The Eddy’ Featurettes Focus on the Jazz That ‘La La Land’ Director Damien Chazelle Loves So Much

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In case Whiplash and La La Land weren’t enough evidence that Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle loves jazz, he has a new Netflix series that will reinforce his passion. The Eddy is an eight-episode series taking place in various neighborhoods of Paris, following New York jazz pianist Elliot Udo (André Holland of Moonlight) as he runs a […]

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1 May

‘The Great’ Review: ‘The Favourite’ Writer Tony McNamara Adds a Dash of Romance to His Signature Sharp Satire

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There’s something a little wicked about an anachronistic romp through history. The period drama is often upheld as the height of sophistication, the kind of genre that radiates prestige and award-winning costume designs. So when you pair that with raunchy dialogue and a sharp satirical edge that punches through the costume drama veneer like a […]

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1 May

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Will Feature “A Big Tonal Shift”, Says Director Jonathan Frakes

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Spoilers for Star Trek: Discovery season 2 ahead. The ending of Star Trek: Discovery season 2 boldly went where no Star Trek franchise had ever gone before – 930 years into its future, and past the farthest point explored on the timeline in the Next Generation era of Trek storytelling. Now Jonathan Frakes, the Star Trek […]

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1 May

‘The Half of It’ Review: There’s More Than Meets the Eye With This Charming Teen LGBTQ Riff on ‘Cyrano’

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“This is not a love story.” So The Half of It warns us early on, but it’s easy to be lulled into complacency by the familiar tropes that Alice Wu‘s teenage rom-com wields. A modern-day riff on Cyrano de Bergerac — the classic Edmond Rostand play that follows an intelligent man with an “ugly” nose […]

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1 May

‘The Aliens Are Stealing Our Weed’, and Gina Rodriguez Wants to Stop Them

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Sometimes all you need is a memorable title to sell your project. Perfect example: Paramount just bought a comedy spec script called The Aliens Are Stealing Our Weed, and it’s hard to argue with a title like that. The story follows a pair of marijuana growers who discover that aliens are on Earth, and are – […]

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1 May

‘Lovecraft Country’ Trailer: Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams Bring Supernatural Terror to HBO

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The world of H.P. Lovecraft collides with the Jim Crow South in Lovecraft Country, a new HBO series from executive producers Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams and showrunner Misha Green. Based on the novel by Matt Ruff, the story focuses on a road trip through 1950s America, where threats of racism and the supernatural loom large. […]

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1 May

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Shattered”

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The penultimate episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars takes the show into some of the darkest territory it’s seen. Order 66 is declared and all hell breaks loose. Ahsoka Tano is forced to turn on the Clones who were so loyal to her that they painted her face design on their helmets and she has […]

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1 May

Thai Cave Rescue Movie ‘Thirteen Lives’ Will be Directed by Ron Howard

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Ron Howard is set to direct the latest feature film inspired by the 2018 rescue of a Thai soccer team from a flooded Tham Luang cave. The Solo director will helm Thirteen Lives, penned by William Nicholson, the Oscar-nominated writer of Gladiator. Collider reports that Ron Howard is on board to direct Thirteen Lives, a drama written by William Nicholson inspired […]

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1 May

‘Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian’ Review: This Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Disney+ Series is Required Viewing

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Do you remember Jon Favreau‘s talk show series Dinner for Five that aired on IFC from 2001 through 2005? It ran for 50 episodes, with each one finding Jon Favreau sitting down to order dinner with four other celebrities to discuss show business, look at their careers, and share stories from their time in the […]

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1 May

Watch ‘A Parks and Recreation Special’ Online for Free Right Now and Give Yourself a Dose of Pure Joy

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No one has been begging for television programming about the coronavirus pandemic because we’re already being inundated with that nonsense every damn day of our lives. But last night, A Parks and Recreation Special managed to make the most delicious lemonade out of some very bitter lemons by remotely reuniting the cast of the hit […]

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