Call My Agent: Bollywood, Sardar Udham, Scenes From A Marriage, Tabbar: Best streaming picks from October
October brought us a far more eclectic and stimulating mélange of content than recent months, including the award-winning Malayalam film Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam on SonyLIV and Leena Yadav's docuseries The House of Secrets on Netflix India.
From 2013 to 2020, Netflix earned a whopping 30 nominations in best drama, comedy, and limited series, but had never pulled off a win in those categories, often losing out to HBO, the perennial Emmys heavyweight.
Emmy Awards 2021: Olivia Colman, Josh O' Connor dedicate The Crown victories to loved ones lost to COVID
While Olivia Colman dedicated her best actress in a drama series award to her later father, her The Crown co-star Josh O' Connor paid tribute to his grandfather in the acceptance speech.
"Write the tale that scares you, that makes you feel uncertain, that isn't comfortable," Michaela Coel said in her acceptance speech, dedicating her award to survivors of sexual assault.
“Something connects us that’s stronger than any ideas of character or story or any of that,” says Oscar Isaac on the new HBO show. “There’s something else that’s more about like, a shared existence.”
Succession revolves around a media empire owned by Logan Roy, whose dysfunctional family is vying for their ailing father's throne.
Playing such original, sensitive, vulnerable characters not only expanded our universe of Black masculinity but also bled into Michael K Williams’ own life, making it hard for him to separate the craft from its creator
The White Lotus' Jake Lacey on what his character Shane represents: 'If you're in a transactional world, how clean are you?'
"To me, a lot of the show is saying is, whether it’s the opportunities you’ve had that others haven’t, or your privilege, or money, or the way you look, or the colour of your skin, 'How free of guilt are you?'," says Jake Lacey, who plays Shane in HBO's The White Lotus.
HBO docuseries on Barack Obama is an assiduously constructed study on former US president's clash of identities
Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union has no qualms scrutinizing former US president's cultural authenticity as a Black leader, his political idealism, and his defiant diplomacy in the face of racial inequity.
HBO halts GOT prequel shoot; Kenneth Branagh's theatre production cancelled due to surge of COVID cases in UK
The venue for Kenneth Branagh's play said the production was “no longer viable” due to an “increasing number of Covid-enforced absences” and that refunds would be issued to all the ticket-holders
Chatrapathi Hindi remake, Antonio Banderas joins Indiana Jones 5: A round-up of film and TV announcements
Robert Downey Jr has joined HBO's series adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer
The White Lotus could use more attention to the downstairs half of its upstairs-downstairs story; it flicks at but doesn’t really explore the lives of the Native Hawaiian staff busing tables and performing dinnertime rituals.
The Idol follows a female pop singer who starts a romance with an enigmatic LA club owner who is the leader of a secret cult.
Kate Winslet is being 'rediscovered' with Mare of Easttown; Oscar-winning actress was never lost to begin with
When social media seemingly ‘rediscovered’ Kate Winslet with Mare of Easttown, one cannot help but wonder whether it is a case of her being out of the public eye or the public living under a rock.
In Mare of Easttown, a plaintive look at women's trauma as caregivers, and their constant quest for adequacy
With every 'mother-figure' that we encounter in Easttown, we are continuously made aware of the insidious and blatant ways in which patriarchy functions to make every woman feel perpetually inadequate as a caregiver, not just to her own children and family, but to other's as well.
A whodunit is not typically a genre one would expect to be a study of anything maternal, but Mare of Easttown is not your quotidian guilty-pleasure crime television.
Mare of Easttown review: Kate Winslet's HBO drama has a curious quality for a murder mystery — compassion
As a murder mystery — despite a few gratuitous red herrings — Mare of Easttown is taut and moody, in the league of the first seasons of Fargo and True Detective. As a study of people and a community, it is spare, melancholy — and haunting.
Deep into the Friends Reunion special, one realises the night is not about us and what we have been craving for, but about this bunch of actors and what they continue to create long after the show has ended.
Despite Hollywood's terrible track record, studios continue to mine video games for film adaptations
Game adaptations have often faltered by trying to rigidly replicate the action and storylines that fans know and love. That approach invites comparison, and movies almost always fail to measure up.
"I was absolutely shocked when I read it: Evan Peters on the fate of his Mare Of Easttown character Detective Colin Zabel.