Friday, July 28, 2017

News

  • Emmy Nominees Reflect On Finding True "Genius"

    • Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017

    Kenneth Biller, showrunner and executive producer of Genius (National Geographic Channel)--which is in the running for 10 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series--observed that...

    • Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 8:15am
    This year's Venice Film Festival will include a crime comedy by George Clooney, a Guillermo del Toro fantasy and a Darren Aronofsky thriller. Organizers of the world's oldest film festival announced a 21-film competition lineup Thursday that...
    • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:45pm
    HBO says production will begin next year on a miniseries about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The five-part series will star Jared Harris as a Soviet scientist tapped by the Kremlin to investigate the accident. The series will dramatize the events...
  • Review: Director Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit"

    • Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017

    There is no nice or pretty way to tell a story about the systemic oppression and mistreatment of black people in the United States. It's fitting then that Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit ," an account...

    • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:30pm
    HBO's programming chief said the cable channel erred in how it unveiled plans for a series envisioning modern Southern slavery, but he defended "Confederate" against sharp criticism it drew on social media. "I would file this under, 'hindsight is 20...
    • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 8:30pm
    Steven Spielberg isn't afraid to talk about his flops. Filmmaker Susan Lacy says the celebrated director opens up about his life and career in "Spielberg." It's a new documentary premiering October 7 on HBO. Lacy told the Television Critics...
  • Facebook's Ads For Apps Policy Proves Lucrative

    • Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017

    Scrolling through an ad-free Instagram is now a distant memory, much like the once ad-free Facebook itself. Soon, users of its Messenger app will begin to see advertisements, too — and WhatsApp...

  • Madison Wharton Becomes Global Chief Production Officer At KBS

    • Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017

    Madison Wharton has joined KBS as its first global chief production officer. 

    She comes over from DDB New York where she served as chief production officer and oversaw all of that agency’s...

  • Review: Director David Leitch's "Atomic Blonde"

    • Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017

    People don't usually move very fast in Cold War thrillers. Mostly, the only time anyone runs is right before they get shot in the back. Most of the "action" happens in a film cabinet, down a back...

  • Review: "An Inconvenient Sequel" From Directors Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk

    • Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017

    Ten years ago, "An Inconvenient Truth," the groundbreaking, Oscar-winning film about Al Gore and his passionate climate change activism, ended with a simple challenge: "Are you ready to change the...