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Oscars 2022: Streaming dominates nominations again, with Netflix's The Power of the Dog, Apple TV's The Tragedy of Macbeth
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Oscars 2022: Streaming dominates nominations again, with Netflix's The Power of the Dog, Apple TV's The Tragedy of Macbeth

Oscar voters rewarded Netflix, Apple TV+, and Amazon films with nearly 40 Oscar nominations — 27 for Netflix alone, with Jane Campion’s Western The Power of the Dog recognised in an impressive 12 categories, including best picture.

Matrix Resurrections co-producer sues Warner Bros over film's HBO Max streaming release
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Matrix Resurrections co-producer sues Warner Bros over film's HBO Max streaming release

Production company Village Roadshow says December release of The Matrix Resurrections was ruined by a simultaneous streaming release in the US

And Just Like That.. Sex and the City actor Chris Noth dropped from finale episode over sexual assault accusations
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And Just Like That.. Sex and the City actor Chris Noth dropped from finale episode over sexual assault accusations

Chris Noth, who portrayed the role of Mr Big, has been cut from the season finale of And Just Like That…,the sequel to TV series, Sex And The City, after sexual assault allegations against the actor came to light.

Harry Potter Reunion Special review: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint return home, and so do we
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Harry Potter Reunion Special review: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint return home, and so do we

Just like with home and family, as you grow older, you see the flaws and the terrible political stances and just the cringe photo albums, but you still look forward to visiting home. The Harry Potter reunion special is much like that.

And Just Like That review round-up: Sex and the City revival celebrates women in 50s, but is more 'self-serving than self-aware'
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And Just Like That review round-up: Sex and the City revival celebrates women in 50s, but is more 'self-serving than self-aware'

Created by Darren Star, who also made the first season of Sex and the City, the much anticipated And Just Like That follows the story of three main characters played by actresses Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis.

Harry Potter reunion with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson set for New Year's Day on HBO MAX
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Harry Potter reunion with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson set for New Year's Day on HBO MAX

Harry Potter reunion with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson set for New Year's Day on HBO MAX

Emmy Awards 2021: Streaming outperforms cable TV with wins for Netflix, Apple
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Emmy Awards 2021: Streaming outperforms cable TV with wins for Netflix, Apple

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.

Explained: Why Christopher Nolan's next film isn't backed by Warner Bros
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Explained: Why Christopher Nolan's next film isn't backed by Warner Bros

Though Warner Bros released Christopher Nolan's Tenet exclusively in theatres last year, that did not stop the filmmaker from criticising the production house for releasing its subsequent films simultaneously on HBO Max during the pandemic.

Succession Season 3 to premiere on HBO Max on 17 October; see first look poster
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Succession Season 3 to premiere on HBO Max on 17 October; see first look poster

Succession revolves around a media empire owned by Logan Roy, whose dysfunctional family is vying for their ailing father's throne.

Ahead of trailer launch, a peek into the world of The Matrix Resurrections
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Ahead of trailer launch, a peek into the world of The Matrix Resurrections

Warner Bros has launched an interactive website for The Matrix 4, starring Keanu Reeves, Neil Patrick Harris, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Streaming dominates Venice Film Festival with Dune, The Power of the Dog
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Streaming dominates Venice Film Festival with Dune, The Power of the Dog

"Culturally, it's really important for streaming services to help nourish the cinema experience," says Benedict Cumberbatch, whose Netflix film The Power of the Dog premieres at Venice Film Festival.

Space Jam: A New Legacy movie review — LeBron James, Looney Tunes team falls miserably short of '90s predecessor
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Space Jam: A New Legacy movie review — LeBron James, Looney Tunes team falls miserably short of '90s predecessor

The Space Jam sequel could have been a fun, 20-minute extended advertisement that pops up on the HBO Max homepage, and in between episodes of Game of Thrones. Instead, for some reason, this is a film that stretches on for nearly two hours.

The Suicide Squad: A guide to comic-book origins of lesser known characters, from Peacemaker to Polka-Dot Man
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The Suicide Squad: A guide to comic-book origins of lesser known characters, from Peacemaker to Polka-Dot Man

While The Suicide Squad brings back Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney), and Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), it adds a new set of squad members pulled from deep in the pages of DC Comics history.

The Suicide Squad: A look at opening weekend box office figures of James Gunn's DC Comics film
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The Suicide Squad: A look at opening weekend box office figures of James Gunn's DC Comics film

In North America, James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad was able to make only $26.5 million in estimated ticket sales.

James Gunn on directing The Suicide Squad, returning to Guardians of the Galaxy, and balancing DC and Marvel
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James Gunn on directing The Suicide Squad, returning to Guardians of the Galaxy, and balancing DC and Marvel

James Gunn discusses his firing and rehiring by Marvel, the making of The Suicide Squad for DC, and his perspective on the two superhero franchises.

Space Jam: A New Legacy — A look at Warner Bros film's North American box office performance
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Space Jam: A New Legacy — A look at Warner Bros film's North American box office performance

Despite poor reviews, Space Jam: A New Legacy won the North American box office this weekend, while Black Widow took in $26.3 million.

Is Harry Potter now on HBO Max or Amazon Prime? Tracing why a film or show keeps switching streaming platforms
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Is Harry Potter now on HBO Max or Amazon Prime? Tracing why a film or show keeps switching streaming platforms

As streaming services proliferate, it is becoming more of a challenge to track down your favorite TV shows and blockbuster movies when streaming services can change up their offerings every month.

Artiste Anthony Ramos on his new album Love and Lies, colourism debate around In The Heights
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Artiste Anthony Ramos on his new album Love and Lies, colourism debate around In The Heights

Ramos, who got his break in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash musical Hamilton, is having a breakthrough year as an actor, also appearing opposite Uzo Aduba in the HBO reboot of In Treatment. His next projects include a sci-fi epic, Distant, as well as the next Transformers installment.

Sex and the City spinoff will see Mario Cantone, Evan Handler, Willie Garson, David Eigenberg reprise roles
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Sex and the City spinoff will see Mario Cantone, Evan Handler, Willie Garson, David Eigenberg reprise roles

And Just Like That will be a 10-episode series and the production is going to start in summer this year in New York.

Fastly fixes CDN glitch that caused Amazon, Reddit, Spotify, other popular websites to go down
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Fastly fixes CDN glitch that caused Amazon, Reddit, Spotify, other popular websites to go down

"We’re currently investigating potential impact to performance with our CDN services,” Fastly has said.