‘Cheer’ Stars La’Darius Marshall and Jerry Harris on Life After the Netflix Hit

When “Cheer” premiered on Netflix last month, the documentary series was an instant — and somewhat unexpected — smash hit. It’s been called one of the greatest sports documentaries ever made, and shining a light on the incredible athleticism involved in the unfairly maligned sport. The image of Valley girls with pom-poms and ponytails very

‘Uncut Gems’ and ‘Bombshell’ Soar, Malick’s ‘A Hidden Life’ Drags

This pre-Christmas weekend often launches awards contenders into limited release ahead of wider audience attention. Both “Uncut Gems” (A24) and “Bombshell” (Lionsgate) gambled and won, clicking with strong New York/Los Angeles performances. On the other hand, Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” (Fox Searchlight), though never expected to have the same potential, fell far short of

‘Richard Jewell’ Star on Olivia Wilde Role: ‘There Are Casualties in Storytelling Just Like in Real Life’

The last two weeks have been complicated for “Richard Jewell.” Clint Eastwood’s dramatization of the security guard who saved lives at the Centennial Olympic Park bombing during the Atlanta Games of 1996, only to find himself targeted by the FBI and the media as a suspect, became an immediate awards season contender following its AFI

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Addiction and Rehab: ‘I Thought It Was the End of My Life’

Lena Dunham has never been coy about publicly discussing her demons, from the body-image issues she mined in her HBO series “Girls,” to the sexual abuse she experienced while in college (as detailed in her 2014 memoir of essays “Not That Kind of Girl”), and, most recently, with her substance-abuse issues. At a benefit for

‘The Sky Is Pink’ Review: An Unusual Grief Drama Obsessed With the Possibility of Life After Death

The star of “The Sky Is Pink” is dead long before the film’s opening credits even roll. A lengthy disclaimer at the start of Shonali Bose’s film doesn’t obscure the truth, noting that the “film is based on the detailed narrations by Mrs. Aditi Chaudhary on the life of her daughter Ms. Aisha Chaudhary (deceased).”

Elizabeth Olsen Explores the Messy Glory of the Uncurated Life

During the fourth episode of the second season of Facebook Watch’s stellar drama “Sorry For Your Loss,” Leigh (played to perfection by Elizabeth Olsen) tells her editor that he’d have her copy in an hour – “90 minutes, tops” – before turning back to an empty screen, waiting for her words to come.  It’s a

‘Another Day of Life’: A Surrealistic Animated Diary of War

“Another Day of Life” (opening in LA and NY September 13 from GKids) is an intense, animated documentary about the chaos of the Angola civil war in 1975, adapted from Polish war correspondent Ryszard Kapuściński’s gripping book by directors Raúl de la Fuente and Damian Nenow. Intercutting graphically striking animation (utilizing mocap for the characters)

Music producer Giles Martin on bringing Rocketman's sound to life

When you’re making a movie about Elton John, it’s paramount that you get Elton John’s songs right. For Rocketman, that was Giles Martin’s job, both in terms of arrangements and recording. The producer—and son of legendary Beatles producer George Martin—brought his familiarity with Abbey Road Studios to the gig, as… Read more… Source link

Six Nice and Accurate Gifts for the Good Omens-Obsessed Fan in Your Life

Since June, it’s likely that someone you know has moved into the cozy circle of hell reserved for those with a complete and all-consuming love for Good Omens. Perhaps that person is you! We went digging for what you can best gift these lost souls (or yourself). After Good Omens‘ series debut on Amazon Prime

Xavier Dolan’s Original ‘Death and Life of John F. Donovan’ Cut Was Four Hours Long

Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan’s epic drama “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan” has been sitting on the shelf, at least stateside, since its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto Film Festival. Boasting Dolan’s most ambitious cast to date — including Kit Harrington, Jacob Tremblay, Natalie Portman, Kathy Bates, Thandie Newton, and Susan Sarandon