Following on from hits such as Isn't It Romantic? and Love Wedding Repeat, Netflix now feels like the natural home for romantic comedy and its latest, Love Guaranteed, doesn't disappoint. Why? Because it knows all the clichés we love and celebrates them. Rachael Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr star as a chalk-and-cheese lawyer and client, heading to court to sue a dating website for false promises. And though they struggle with each other at first, you know just where this is heading. … [Read more...] about Netflix: best movies to watch this week – September 2020
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Even after awards season, Moonlight’s bounty continues: The movie’s third act famously doesn’t end with a kiss, but its tender beach scene between Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome won Moonlight MTV’s Movie and TV Award for Best Kiss. “It is okay for us young performers, especially us minority performers, to step out of the box,” Jerome said while accepting the award onstage with Sanders. “This award is bigger than Jharrel and I,” Sanders said. “This represents more than a kiss.” Jerome and Sanders exchanged tweets about wanting to win the award after their nomination was announced, and director Barry Jenkins congratulated his stars on their deserved win: … [Read more...] about ’s Beach Scene Correctly Wins MTV’s Award for Best Kiss
Despite the growing importance of international content at Netflix, Bajaria is actually not a grizzled veteran of global production: She has only been in charge of non-English content since March 2019. She did, however, spend part of her first three years at Netflix identifying international series worth importing to the company’s U.S. service and finding U.S. shows which could work on Netflix outside of North America, such as Star Trek: Discovery. Sarandos may also be thinking Bajaria is the best person to scale up international content because of how quickly she and her former NBCUniversal colleague Brandon Riegg built the company’s unscripted business. The two joined the company in 2016 and mounted a development blitz, working to produce shows in all major reality-TV categories. Early hits developed while Bajaria was still working on unscripted included Queer Eye and Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. More recently, the division (run … [Read more...] about Netflix Just Disrupted Itself. Why?
Plenty of fans were thrilled with the trailer's release, and took to Twitter to share their excitement. Writing underneath Netflix's tweet of the teaser, one person wrote: "Lily James has nailed every single one of her past roles and this will be no different." … [Read more...] about Lily James wows fans with portrayal in Netflix’s Rebecca – watch the official trailer here
As Robbins points out, though, the box-office track record of Nolan’s post–Dark Knight movies suggests that Tenet would have probably had a longer-than-usual theatrical tenancy even without COVID-19 running interference on the competition. “Inception, Interstellar, Dunkirk, those all had really long runs,” Robbins says. “Those films were in theaters for close to four months — Interstellar and Inception longer than that. If the assumption is that Nolan’s films are leggy under normal circumstances, the question is, how long can this movie stick around when it’s the complete opposite of normal?” … [Read more...] about Could Be Chasing Profit at the Movie Theater for Months to Come