August 13, 2022

Interview: Sheila Houlahan on the Challenges and Necessity of Upcoming Twitch.tv Adaptation of “‘night Mother”

A “new normal” calls for new ways to work, socialize, and, for Sheila Houlahan (The Little Things, Wallflower), create films. This innovative adaptation of Marsha ...
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In Conversation: Actor and Advocate Sheila Houlahan Talks AAPI Hate, Representation, and Mental Health

After over a year of enduring the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, it’s easy to feel completely worn out by anything online, especially social ...
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Interview: Production Designer Daniel T. Dorrance on Capturing the Palette for ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

(This interview was first published on our sister website, Awards Radar) 1940s New York. An iconic period of American history characterized both by a freewheeling ...
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‘Redwall’ and the Fog of Nostalgia

There are some works of literature that live in a special nostalgic corner of my head. I picked up the first book in Brian Jacques’ Redwall series at the ...
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Omar Sy as Assane Diop and (Photo: Emmanuel Guimier/Netflix)

TV REVIEW: ‘Lupin’ and Likeability – How to Take Advantage of First Impressions

We’re trained by TV and film to scrutinize opening scenes. They’re supposed to tell us everything, set up the tone, the pace, the dominos. It’s ...
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TV REVIEW: You Should Take ‘Bridgerton’ Seriously

Like 63 million other households, I recently binged Bridgerton, the first Shonda Rhimes-produced Netflix original. Adapted from Julia Quinn’s best-selling novels, the Regency-era period drama ...
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TV REVIEW: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’: Why Beth is Not a “Strong Female Character” and Why That’s Great

It’s easy to be cynical in the golden age of streaming. You watch a trailer for The Queen’s Gambit, and you see yet another love ...
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Interview: ‘Agnes Joy’ Director and Stars Talk Nuance and Longing

A well-drawn family drama about growing up and getting old, Agnes Joy was selected as Iceland’s submission for Best International Feature Film at the 93rd ...
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