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DuVernay and Kaepernick unite for Netflix series on NFL star’s

On Monday, Netflix announced that Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick have joined forces to create a six-episode scripted series. Currently titled Colin in Black & White, the series will explore Kaepernick’s early life and his journey to become a great quarterback and a critical voice against police brutality and racial inequality. The announcement feels particularly […]Read More

Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ bought by

Aaron Sorkin’s star-studded upcoming film The Trial of the Chicago 7 is heading to Netflix. The streaming giant recently confirmed that it had bought the distribution rights from Paramount for $56 million. Based on one of the most notorious trials in American history, The Trial of the Chicago 7 follows a group of seven defendants […]Read More

Chicken Run 2: They sprint now?

Whilst the majority of us thought that coronavirus would delay most film news, it seems to be coming as quickly and (certainly in this case) as surprisingly as ever. Because in a tweet sent from the Netflix UK & Ireland Twitter account earlier this week on the 20 year anniversary of the original film, it […]Read More

Trailer released for space animation ‘Over The Moon’

Coming to Netflix this autumn, this new animated musical directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Glen Keane has taken my breath away with the first trailer. Inspired by the Chinese myth of the Moon Goddess Chang’e and with music by Steven Price, this feature film looks like just the kind of thing I would like my future […]Read More

TV News: ‘Little Britain’ and ‘Come Fly With Me’ Removed

Little Britain and Come Fly With Me are no longer available to stream on Netflix, BBC iPlayer or BritBox. In the wake of the latest Black Lives Matter protest and growing conversations about race, these Lucas and Walliams comedies have been taken down.  A recent statement issued by the BBC said “There’s a lot of historical […]Read More

Film Review: The Half Of It

Alice Wu gives us a heartwarming coming-of-age story of friendship, identity, and first love in Netflix’s latest teen movie.  Written and directed by Alice Wu, The Half Of It follows the story of cynical brainiac Ellie Chu (Leah Lewis)  as she helps hopeless romantic Paul Munsky (Daniel Diemer) write love letters to the enigmatic Aster […]Read More

‘Killing Eve’ Star Jodie Comer Tipped To Play Miss Honey

Jodie Comer is reportedly in line to star as Miss Honey in a new film adaptation of Matilda: The Musical. The news may come as a surprise to those familiar with Comer’s award-winning performance as the ruthless Villanelle in hit TV series Killing Eve, who is perhaps the direct opposite of the kind-hearted schoolteacher Miss Honey.   The new film, which is backed by Netflix, will […]Read More

TV Review: Dare Me (Season 1)

Blood, pain, betrayal, drugs, heartbreak, drinking, sex, power, glitter. A lot of shows about teenagers today have all of these elements at play, as more and more TV producers and writers choose to portray the dark, sometimes-realistic-sometimes-not side of being a teenager onscreen – Euphoria being the most recent example of this. But Dare Me, […]Read More