After President Donald Trump's unexpected victory, a consternated press corps seeking to understand the outcome repeatedly consulted "Hillbilly Elegy" by memoirist J.D. Vance for insight into the mind of the rural voter.
What was your first reaction when you heard Disney was ending its deal with Netflix to launch a streaming service of its own? Was it ... exhaustion? Well tuck in, because yet another major player – that would be Apple – is elbowing its way into the streaming game in the coming months.
Events that go undocumented can be lost to history forever. From news cameras to cellphones, honestly handled footage from the scene of conflict can offer a street-level view of what happened, how and to whom.
The most legitimately divisive movie of the moment, right alongside (and more urgent than) "Detroit," the unnerving crime thriller "Good Time" moves like a streak, barely able to keep up with its characters.
Executives with the television branch of Marvel Comics have been building toward the launch of "Marvel's The Defenders" since the debut of "Daredevil" on Netflix in 2015. The tale of the blind lawyer turned super hero would be followed by other series featuring characters from the Marvel Universe: "Jessica Jones," "Luke Cage," "Iron Fist."
Slick, smart, impeccably executed, "Logan Lucky" is a highbrow heist movie involving some lowbrow folks. If it verges on being a little too pleased with itself for its own good, that's an acceptable price to pay for something that makes you smile.
"The Hitman's Bodyguard" features a director in Patrick Hughes who has only two so-so feature films to his credit, a writer in Tom O'Connor who has only penned one produced movie script before and a pair of actors in Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson who love to improvise. This isn't a formula for failure but really doesn't suggest it's a blueprint for a great success either.
Claire Foy has spent most of the last two years playing Queen Elizabeth for the Emmy-nominated Netflix period drama "The Crown," wearing tiaras and tartan, acting with the utmost reserve and enduring loads of questions about whether playing a monarch improves one's posture.
Alienated, hopeful-filmmaker Pat Johnson's epic story growing up in rural Illinois, falling in love, and becoming the first fan of the movie that changed everything. Check out the new trailer starring John Francis Daley, Austin Pendleton, and Colleen Camp
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'Star Wars' fanatics take part in world's largest lightsaber battle