Posts Tagged Television

Netflix CEO on Cannes Controversy and Wanting to Cancel More Shows

This year’s Cannes Film Festival came to end a few days ago, but ripple effects from events that transpired there will be felt on the French fest in the years to come. You may have heard about the controversy that arose surrounding Netflix’s involvement there, and today Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has spoken more about what went down…. Read More

Murder On The Orient Express – Trailer

Murder On The Orient Express – Trailer What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, “Murder on the Orient Express” tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where… Read More

‘Sense8’ Canceled at Netflix – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter ‘Sense8’ Canceled at NetflixHollywood ReporterThe streaming service confirmed on Thursday that it would not be moving forward with the sci-fi drama from The Wachowskis. “After 23 episodes, 16 cities and 13 countries, the story of the Sense8 cluster is coming to an end," said Cindy Holland, Netflix …and more » Read more via Hollywood… Read More

‘Wonder Woman’ Sets Out on Her Quest to Transform Hollywood – Bloomberg

Bloomberg ‘Wonder Woman’ Sets Out on Her Quest to Transform HollywoodBloomberg“Wonder Woman,” the comic-book epic poised to dominate the box office this weekend, also shatters one of the remaining glass ceilings for women — directing big-budget, Hollywood superhero movies. If director Patty Jenkins succeeds in turning the story …Box Office Preview: ‘Wonder Woman’ Readies for… Read More

Master of None’s Lena Waithe is the LA Film Festival Diversity Speaks Keynote – Hollywood’s Black Renaissance (blog)

Hollywood’s Black Renaissance (blog) Master of None’s Lena Waithe is the LA Film Festival Diversity Speaks KeynoteHollywood’s Black Renaissance (blog)Whitewashing: Asian and Asian-American Representation in Film and TV. Leonardo Nam (Westworld), Kelly Hu (The Scorpion King), Kelvin Yu (Master of None), Ally Maki (Wrecked), Phil Yu (Angry Asian Man blog), Bruce Thierry Cheung (Don’t Come… Read More

The Model Minority and the Asian-American Hero: Can American Media Resolve the Two? – GlobalComment.com

GlobalComment.com The Model Minority and the Asian-American Hero: Can American Media Resolve the Two?GlobalComment.comIn recent memory – maybe any memory of mainstream American film or television – casting a person of Asian identity in a non-martial arts leading role, in an action film or series, is nearly unheard of (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is one exception…mostly).and… Read More

Actor-vist Jake Choi Talks Filming ‘Front Cover,’ The Desexualization Of Asian Men, And Diversifying Hollywood – moviepilot.com

moviepilot.com Actor-vist Jake Choi Talks Filming ‘Front Cover,’ The Desexualization Of Asian Men, And Diversifying Hollywoodmoviepilot.com… is a multifaceted Asian American who is taking on Hollywood and American culture. You may recognize the dashing New York native from his work on the TV shows Gotham, Difficult People and Hawaii Five-0, or from his leading role… Read More

Actor-vist Jake Choi Talks Filming ‘Front Cover,’ The Desexualization Of Asian Men, And Diversifying Hollywood – moviepilot.com

moviepilot.com Actor-vist Jake Choi Talks Filming ‘Front Cover,’ The Desexualization Of Asian Men, And Diversifying Hollywoodmoviepilot.com… is a multifaceted Asian American who is taking on Hollywood and American culture. You may recognize the dashing New York native from his work on the TV shows Gotham, Difficult People and Hawaii Five-0, or from his leading role… Read More

Tribeca Film Festival’s Top Awards Go to Female Filmmakers – New York Times

New York Times Tribeca Film Festival’s Top Awards Go to Female FilmmakersNew York TimesBest narrative feature went to “Keep the Change,” the writer-director Rachel Israel’s New York romantic comedy about a couple who meet in a support group for adults with autism. “Son of Sofia,” Elina Psykou’s dark fairy tale about an 11-year-old making …‘Bobbi… Read More

VR Needs To Branch Out Into Interactive Narrative

Netflix and disruption go together like Oculus and Rift. Never one to rest on its laurels, the company is continually looking for ways to shake things up. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the streaming service is toying with the idea of breaking away from narrative norms by experimenting with ‘interactive storytelling’. The… Read More