Friday, November 24, 2017

Netflix

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

If you want to see Barbra Streisand sing, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again.

And she's not just saying it to get you to watch "Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!" when it debuts on the streaming service this Wednesday: Streisand, who...

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

Perhaps it's a sign of the times that after seeing an epic story as poetically told as Dee Rees' "Mudbound," feelings of awe and admiration are quickly replaced with frustration that Hollywood hasn't traditionally embraced the artistic visions of people who aren't white and male. Maybe it's...

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

Netflix said Friday night that Kevin Spacey will no longer be a part of "House of Cards" and it's cutting all other ties with the actor after a series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

"Netflix will not be involved with any further production of 'House of Cards' that...

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Twice a Best Cinematography Oscar nominee--for Atonement in 2008 and Anna Karenina in 2013--Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC, recently earned his first career Emmy nomination for the “Nosedive” episode of Black Mirror (Netflix), the British sci-fi anthology series created by...

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

When "Death Note" begins, we learn that Seattle teenager Light Turner has a crush on a cheerleader at his high school. So when these two would-be lovebirds finally talk for the first time and really open up to each other, Turner has to be honest: "It's going to sound a little crazy," he tells...

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Among the eight Emmy nominations earned this year by Master of None (Netflix) are Outstanding Comedy Series, Lead Comedy Actor (Aziz Ansari), Writing (Ansari, Lena Waithe), Editing (Jennifer Lily) and Music Supervision. The latter is groundbreaking, marking the first time that the...

Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

Prolific writer, producer and television hitmaker Shonda Rhimes is bringing her Shondaland production company to Netflix under a multi-year deal to produce new series and other projects. Longtime producing partner Betsy Beers makes the move to Netflix as well. 

The move further unites...

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017

The Emmy nominations they’ve landed for The Crown (Netflix) continue an impressive awards season for visual effects supervisor Ben Turner and production designer Martin Childs. The latter has already seen The Crown score him nominations for both a BAFTA TV Award recognizing...

Saturday, Jul. 29, 2017

Jessica Williams says it's a great time to be an actress of color, and applauds Netflix for leading the way in promoting diversity.

Williams, who cut her teeth as a correspondent on "The Daily Show," takes on her first starring role in the streaming network's original film, "The...

Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

The historic case of The Central Park Five will be brought to life in a new dramatic limited series for Netflix created by Ava DuVernay, who will also write and direct. The narrative, five-episode series will be executive produced by Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King from Participant Media, Oprah...