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Criterion Channel, a streaming home for classic cinema, launches with more than 1,000 films

latimes.com--The launch of the Criterion Channel comes months after the demise of WarnerMedia's FilmStruck.
April 09, 2019 Go to latimes.com




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Comedian Jim Gaffigan Rakes In $30 Million By Ditching Netflix And Betting On Himself

Forbes--Amazon is taking a swipe at Netflix's lucrative comedy business, and Jim Gaffigan is standing up to become the first big act to jump ship.
August 16, 2019 Go to Forbes

One Showrunner Actually Figured Out How to Hack Netflix's Algorithm

Gizmodo--When you log into Netflix one of the first things you see is a list of recommended shows. Sometimes its new episodes of shows you’ve liked and rated well. Often, it’s a whole myriad of shows you’ve never heard of or are only tangentially aware of. And if you’re like me one of those shows that Netflix repeatedly suggests you watch is Anders Tangen’s Norsemen, a silly little sitcom revolving around
August 09, 2019 Go to Gizmodo

The Great Race to Rule Streaming TV

NYTimes.com--In their rush to match Netflix, competitors like HBO, Hulu and Amazon are ordering a slew of content — ushering out the age of “prestige TV” and ushering in an age of anything goes.
July 10, 2019 Go to NYTimes.com

Why Hollywood doesn't yet get anime | The Japan Times

The Japan Times--When it comes to Hollywood's versions of Japanese content, most fans return to the originals and wonder: Why can't they get it right? Jeff Gomez, CEO of Starlight Runner sheds some light on the West's cultural misreading of anime and manga.
July 04, 2019 Go to The Japan Times

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A collection of 16000+ sound effects from the BBC archives

reverb.com--These 16,016 BBC Sound Effects are made available by the BBC in WAV format to download for use under the terms of the RemArc License. The Sound Effects are BBC copyright, but they may be used for personal, educational or research purposes, as detailed in the license.
December 24, 2018 Go to reverb.com

TanaCon Organizer Files For Bankruptcy, Will Release His Own Documentary About Ill-Fated Event

Tubefilter--Michael Weist, the 22-year-old CEO of Good Times Entertainment -- which helped organize TanaCon alongside Mongeau -- announced yesterday in a press release that he is premiering his own documentary chronicling the lead-up to the dubious convention and why things ultimately went awry.
October 30, 2018 Go to Tubefilter

The 32 Best Indie Movies of 2018 So Far (Updated)

IndieWire--2018 has a few months to go, but it's already been a rich year at the movies.
October 06, 2018 Go to IndieWire

'Gravity' director's new film 'Roma' is one of the best Netflix originals of all time, critics say

INSIDER--Critics are calling "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuarón's new movie "Roma" one of the best Netflix original releases of all time. The film premiered to standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival this week.
September 02, 2018 Go to INSIDER

'The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl' Trailer: Anime Rom-Com From 'Adventure Time' Director Masaaki Yuasa

IndieWire--GKIDS is giving a U.S. theatrical release to this surreal comedy about a black-haired girl who drinks like a fish.
July 25, 2018 Go to IndieWire

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'The Favourite' First Trailer: Yorgos Lanthimos Creates Royal Madness With Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz

IndieWire--The director of “The Lobster” and “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” heads to the early 18th century for a surprising approach to the period drama.
July 09, 2018 Go to IndieWire

Jodie Foster Has Just One Regret After Five Decades in the Business: It Was Hard to 'Say Yes' to More Directing Projects

IndieWire--The actress and filmmaker tells IndieWire about the movie-centric apology she’d make on her deathbed, and the one film she’s never regretted.
June 11, 2018 Go to IndieWire

'Vernon, Florida' (1981)

Zimbio--A documentary about a bunch of old people in a sleepy Florida town, and that's it? Boring, right? Well, nope! Director Errol Morris might be the greatest living documentary filmmaker and Vernon, FL was his second feature before The Thin Blue Line made him a legend in the late '80s. Simply, Vernon, Florida is an existential masterpiece. Quiet and unassuming in every way, Morris simply lets the peop
June 10, 2018 Go to Zimbio

The Moment Everything Changed for Matthew Rhys

Esquire--The star of "The Americans" reflects on an extraordinary five years—including his initial jitters over working with Keri Russell.
June 06, 2018 Go to Esquire

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'Mindhunter': David Fincher Shot a 9-Minute Take 75 Times and Didn't Let Cameron Britton Talk to Anyone on Set

IndieWire--The notoriously fastidious director discussed his process for the Netflix original series during a panel discussion Friday night.
June 04, 2018 Go to IndieWire

An Oral History of The Americans Series Finale

Vulture--Behind “START,” one of the finest series-enders of the modern TV era.
June 02, 2018 Go to Vulture

People who watch 'The Crown' are different than other Netflix users in two ways

Fast Company--As cord-cutting goes more mainstream, Netflix has been looking for ways to attract more TV watchers who fall outside its typical demographic. For instance, it successfully tapped into Gen-X nostalgia with the ’80s-obsessed Stranger Things. Now it looks like it has another success story on its hands with The Crown. Season two of the British … May 21, 2018 Go to Fast Company

Hulu vs. YouTube TV vs. Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now vs. PlayStation Vue: Channel lineups compared

CNET--Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.
May 21, 2018 Go to CNET

MoviePass | Watch New Movies in Theaters

MoviePass--MoviePass gives you access to new movies in theaters nationwide for a low monthly fee.
May 11, 2018 Go to MoviePass

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Denis Villeneuve, Sofia Coppola and More Filmmakers Pick the Best Films of the 21st Century

IndieWire--One thing both filmmakers can agree on: Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" is an absolute masterpiece.
April 17, 2018 Go to IndieWire