Don't expect this latest short spin-off from the blockbuster animation to make a lot of sense but it is a lot of fun. Why? This time the story is interactive, allowing viewers to touch their screens and decide which direction the action takes as we’re all invited to progress up the ladder at Baby Corp. Alec Baldwin might no longer be voicing Boss Baby himself but listen out for Jumanji star Rhys Darby as hilariously dopey villain Happy Sedengry. … [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
But it also seems plausible that Sarandos simply decided he needed to shake things up as Netflix prepares to enter its second decade of developing original content. (Though they premiered in 2013, House of Cards and OITNB were both greenlit in 2011.) The company founded by Hastings has in its DNA an almost ruthless efficiency, where employees regularly submit to public evaluations of their strengths and weaknesses. There’s no evidence Sarandos found Holland lacking by any measure, but history suggests it will get more difficult for Netflix to grow its subscriber numbers and stand out from rivals as it becomes a more mature company and, just as importantly, rivals such as Disney and WarnerMedia and Comcast get better at competing in the universe Netflix created. Maybe Sarandos figured a new set of eyeballs running content, and one focused on seeing things from a global perspective, would be a good way to avoid even a hint of complacency. … [Read more...] about Netflix Just Disrupted Itself. Why?
The official trailer for Netflix film Rebecca has finally landed and it certainly does not disappoint. The upcoming thriller, adapted from the classic novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier, stars Armie Hammer and Downton Abbey's Lily James as a newly married young couple who find themselves thrust into disarray due to the shadow of a former lover. Watch the trailer below... … [Read more...] about Lily James wows fans with portrayal in Netflix’s Rebecca – watch the official trailer here
Netflix announced Monday that director Kenny Leon, Tony Award winner for 2014’s A Raisin in the Sun revival, will be adapting American Son for the streaming platform. Currently starring in Leon’s stage production of the play, Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale will reprise their roles for Netflix. The pair play Kendra and Scott, a separated interracial couple who reunite at a Florida police station one nightmarish night after the disappearance of their teenage son. Eugene Lee and Jeremy Jordan will also reprise their roles, fleshing out the cast as law enforcement. The play, written by playwright Christopher Demos-Brown, is currently at New York’s Booth Theatre until January 27. Production on the Netflix adaptation begins in February in New York. … [Read more...] about Kerry Washington to Reprise Role in Netflix’s Adaptation of Broadway’s