David Cronenberg thinks Netflix is “very conservative”

David Cronenberg thinks Netflix is “very conservative”

Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto (Getty Images) On the eve of the Cannes Film Festival, director David Cronenberg sat down with Variety to discuss his latest film, Crimes Of The Future, and the difficulty of financing independent cinema in the modern age. When Cronenberg was kickstarting his career in the mid-70s, the Canadian government was helping … Read more

Netflix Explores Live Streaming and Unscripted Comedy Series

Netflix Explores Live Streaming and Unscripted Comedy Series

Time is a flat circle and every day, streaming platforms get closer and closer to replicating network television. Password sharing is out, commercials are in, and there’s a centralized hub where you can combine all of your subscriptions onto one platform. Now, Netflix is going another step further and looking to do it live, as … Read more

Jerry Bruckheimer teases Margot Robbie’s Pirates Of The Caribbean film

Jerry Bruckheimer teases Margot Robbie’s Pirates Of The Caribbean film

Margot RobbiePhoto: Arnold Jerocki (Getty Images) Margot Robbie is still set to sail the seven seas, according to Pirates Of The Caribbean producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Robbie’s Pirates project (another collaboration with Birds Of Prey scribe Christina Hodson) was first announced back in 2020, but there’s been few updates since then. In an interview with The … Read more

Gwendoline Christine Is Hellishly Perfect as Lucifer in Sandman

Gwendoline Christine Is Hellishly Perfect as Lucifer in Sandman

Screenshot: Netflix Fans of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series have been waiting for a live-action adaptation of the critically acclaimed comics for multiple decades, but they can hopefully take some solace in this: if there had been a Sandman movie in the ‘90s, or a Sandman TV show in the ‘00s, then we never would have … Read more

Jensen Ackles as Soldier Boy

Jensen Ackles as Soldier Boy

Screenshot: Prime Video/YouTube Prime Video has dropped the latest full trailer for The Boys season three, which gives an explosive look at the team assembling to stop Homelander (Anthony Starr) from continuing his reign as the most powerful being. While he’s barely able to hold it together on the forgiveness trail, the Butcher (Karl Urban) … Read more

Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary: A Life Altering Milestone

Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary: A Life Altering Milestone

A crop of Drew Struzan’s poster for Attack of the Clones.Image: Lucasfilm My life changed drastically the day I first saw Attack of the Clones. It was the first day the film opened, May 16, 2002, and I’d been awake a long time. The day before, May 15, I spent over 12 hours outside of … Read more

Michelle Yeoh teased Jackie Chan for turning down Everything Everywhere All At Once

Michelle Yeoh teased Jackie Chan for turning down Everything Everywhere All At Once

Michelle YeohPhoto: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Though it seems like no one else would be fit for the lead role of Evelyn Wang in Everything Everywhere All At Once besides the inimitable Michelle Yeoh, director duo the Daniels originally wanted Jackie Chan as the star of the film. The two even flew to China in … Read more

how Ethel Smyth shook up opera

how Ethel Smyth shook up opera

Beecham mounted it in London in 1909 (and revived it in 1910, when it was overshadowed by Strauss’s Elektra). Although it was staged at Sadler’s Wells in 1939 (interestingly, the last pre-war opera put on there before the post-war success of Peter Grimes), and performed in concert at the Proms in 1994, it has not … Read more