Sunday, October 21, 2018

Film Review: ‘Newton’

With just enough social relevance to lend a blush of importance, but without the kind of spikiness that could threaten to burst its light dramedy bubble, “Newton,” India’s Oscar submission in...

‘Lose All Your Assumptions About Asian Streaming,’ Says Iflix CEO Mark Britt

“Almost every assumption about subscription video on demand that is based on Western metaphors has failed in developing markets,” says Mark Britt, co-founder and CEO of Asia-based streaming video group iflix....

LCD Soundsystem Wraps Electric Five-Night Residency at Hollywood Palladium

Three songs into LCD Soundsystem’s show last week at the Hollywood Palladium, James Murphy stopped the music. “Can you please turn off your electronic devices?” the frontman asked, nodding to the sea...

TV Review: Amy Sherman-Palladino’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ on Amazon

In 2017 — and half a century earlier, as depicted in the fictional Amy Sherman-Palladino series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” — women are often excluded, ignored and dismissed from creative communities,...

#GrammySoDiverse? Top Four Categories Are Notably Light on White Males

The Grammy Award nominations generally pack a fair number of surprises each year, but the 2018 main categories — Album, Song and Record of the Year and Best New Artist —...

‘Superior Donuts,’ ‘Man With a Plan’ Score Full Season 2 Orders at CBS

CBS has picked up sophomore Monday comedies “Superior Donuts” and “Man with a Plan” for full seasons, Variety has learned. “Superior Donuts” takes place in a small Chicago donut shop, where curmudgeonly owner...

Grammy Awards Nominations 2018: Jay-Z Leads With Eight, Kendrick Lamar Scores Seven

Every year the Grammy nominations are a combination of the near-inevitable and the unexpected, and the class of 2018 — the awards’ 60th anniversary — are no exception. At nearly 49 years old,...

Harvey Weinstein Expelled From Directors Guild of America

The Directors Guild of America has expelled disgraced ex-mogul Harvey Weinstein, more than a month after announcing it had launched disciplinary proceedings. A DGA representative told Variety on Monday that Weinstein had...

Delayed Viewing Ratings: ‘This Is Us’ Dominates ‘Good Doctor’-less Week 7

“This Is Us” handily won both key measures in the Nielsen Live+7 ratings for week 7 of the 2017-2018 broadcast season, which began on Nov. 6. The much-beloved NBC series typically faces...

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Wins Best Feature at Gotham Awards

The Gotham Independent Film Awards, the Iowa caucus of Oscars season, kicked off on Monday with a surprise winner. “Call Me By Your Name” received a big boost, picking up two...

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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Mosaic’ App Is Now Available on Android

Steven Soderbergh’s interactive story-telling project “Mosaic” has arrived on Android: HBO released the free “Mosaic” app for phones and tablets running Android version 5.0...

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