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HBO Chief Says Announcing ‘Confederate’ Via Press Release Was A “Mistake,” Defends Show

The Television Critics Association summer press tour didn’t let HBO off the hook when it came to “Confederate.” The recently announced new show from “Game Of Thrones” duo David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and writers/producers Nichelle Tramble Spellman (“Justified,” “The Good Wife”) and Malcolm Spellman (“Empire”) drew immediate ire for its premise, which will focus on an alternate […]

Darren Aronofsky & Alejandro Jodorowsky Discuss ‘Endless Poetry’ In 30 Minute Podcast Talk

On the cusp of the hotly anticipated film “mother!” Darren Aronofsky sat down to chat with legendary director and screenwriter Alejandro Jodorowsky about his newest release, “Endless Poetry.” Both filmmakers talk about all things Hollywood, even diving into answering life’s biggest questions. Aronofsky and Jodorowsky have starkly contrasting views when it comes to Hollywood as […]

Bonnie Pan Tapped As AwesomenessTV Head Of Network

In one of Jordan Levin’s first major hires since becoming CEO of Awesomeness in May, he has tapped former Endemol Beyond president Bonnie Pan as Head of Network for AwesomenessTV.  In the newly created role, veteran digital executive Pan will oversee video and editorial content across the YouTube channel, all social video platforms and all owned and operated platforms, […]

‘Preacher’ Review: ‘Sokosha’ May be the Best Episode of the Series to Date

(Each week, we’re going to discussion Preacher’s season 2 by examining the differences between the original comics and AMC’s television adaptation.) This week’s review is going to be a little different, because for once, the Preacher comics are directly represented in the TV show. In fact, they’re shown on screen! See, when Jesse, Cassidy, and […]

First Look: Halle Berry In ‘Mustang’ Director Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s ‘Kings’

Deniz Gamze Ergüven burst on the international filmmaking scene with “Mustang” two years back, and it hasn’t taken her long to make her followup. In fact, the director has not only leaped to working with Hollywood actors for her next effort, but tackles a politically charged true story. Starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig, “Kings” […]

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Was 80% Improvised; Clancy Brown is Voicing a Villain

After two Thor films that rank pretty low on my personal list of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, I never imagined I’d be excited to see Thor: Ragnarok. But hiring director Taika Waititi to put a comedic spin on these characters seems to have paid off in a big way for Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios, and based on […]

Marvel Comic-Con Posters Revealed: ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’

Us plebeians may not have gotten the chance to see the buzzy Avengers: Infinity War footage gifted upon Hall H-ers at San Diego Comic-Con and Mouseketeers at the D23 Expo, but we can make up for it by staring at the newly released Infinity War three-part poster for 10 minutes. The three-part poster was revealed at Comic-Con […]

‘Logan Lucky’ Is A Whip-Smart, Laugh-Out-Loud Funny Romp [Review]

Since coming out of a brief retirement from filmmaking following the release of his Liberace biopic for HBO “Behind the Candelabra,” Steven Soderbergh has been awfully busy. Amongst his many projects, he shot, edited, and directed two entire seasons of Cinemax‘s overlooked medical drama “The Knick,” directed an off-Broadway play called “The Library,” edited and […]

Christopher Nolan Talks The Problem With Tentpoles & Why He’s Not Ready To Direct TV

No one is advocating for the power of the cinematic experience with as much enthusiasm and conviction as Christopher Nolan. The director’s commitment to analog film formats and seeing movies as they were intended, on the big screen, is nothing new. However, the man behind “Dunkirk” — the first non-franchise movie to top the box […]

‘Twin Peaks’: “This Is The Place” [Episode 11]

**If you’re afraid of spoilers, turn back now** Can TV be riveting if very little is happening? It can in the capable hands of David Lynch, who gave us one of the best episodes of the “Twin Peaks” revival thus far, an hour that started with a surging rush of adrenaline and ended feeling as […]