Written by Cumming, the show uses a particular song-and-storytelling format to give an overview of his experiences as an American citizen. As he explains in the show, he was inspired by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ decision to remove the phrase “a nation of immigrants” from its mission statement in early 2018.
From there, Cumming wanted to make something that framed immigration as a positive experience, highlighting the many artistic contributions to American culture from people born outside the United States. “Legal Immigrant” features a four-piece band made up
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“There was very little preparation,” Coon said in an interview with IndieWire. “I had the script. I had the dates. I have a toddler, so I did not have time to prepare — that’s just not part of my life right now, preparation. I was really just thinking, ‘Ok, I’m going to go in the studio for six hours, we’re going to record these scripts straight through, and knock them out in three days.’ It just sounded very straightforward.”
Well, it wasn’t.
“This movie is manufactured to be seen with a big crowd — everyone laughing and involved with it,” he said during an interview with IndieWire in New York this week. “It’s going to be totally different than seeing it home alone.”
And as cinephile, Johnson bemoaned the contrast between the scale of his movie’s release and significantly smaller one for Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” which is currently playing several hundred theaters — those willing to play ball with a shorter theatrical window — around the country before Netflix puts the movie on its platform on November 27, the same day that “Knives Out” opens nationwide.
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Here’s the synopsis from Random House: “B. Rosenberger Rosenberg, neurotic and under-appreciated film critic, stumbles upon a hitherto unseen film by an enigmatic outsider — a film he’s convinced will change his career trajectory and rock the world of cinema to its core. His hands on what is possibly the greatest movie ever made, a three-month-long stop-motion masterpiece that took its
This bolsters Netflix’s ambitious slate of nearly a dozen animated features, coming on the heels of this month’s initial two, Oscar-buzzy, releases: “Klaus,” the charming Santa origin story with innovative 2D, and “I Lost My Body,” the acclaimed French existential mystery about a severed hand that’s the most original animated feature of the season. After only two years, Netflix has quickly established itself as a viable alternative to the Hollywood studios and a direct competitor to indies GKids and Sony Pictures Classics.
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Many of these moments fall into the triple silos of sports, award shows, and politics. What’s maybe more interesting to track is how the lines between those blurred more than ever over the last 10 years, and how one live moment can represent a turning point in our culture.
Here are the 10 most memorable live TV moments of the decade, ranked:
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“Colin’s a great actor,” DeVito recently told ScreenRant while promoting “Jumanji: The Next Level.” “He’s a good friend of mine. I’ve known him for many years and I think he’s going to do a great job as the Penguin. It’s going to be really interesting to see his take on it.”
Farrell was on
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This year’s awards season still has a lot of unknown variables, from “Little Women” to “Bombshell” and “1917,” which leaves plenty of room for unpredictable developments. Do Adam Sandler and Robert Pattinson (above) stand a chance? Their Spirit Awards nominations could indicate…something. Or not.
This is one of many topics debated in this week’s episode of Screen Talk, as co-hosts Eric Kohn and Thompson go through the nominees to explore what they actually might say about the weeks ahead.
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Speaking to ScreenRant, Johnson confirmed a couple of key aspects to “Black Adam,” including the lack of Shazam and the inclusion of one of DC Comics’ most revered superhero teams.
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