· Hulu's new interface upgrades the app from terrible to usable →
Unlike Disney+, however, Hulu's new look presents shows and movies with massive cards featuring a still image, age rating, genre, release year, and (if applicable) original network.
· Days of the Bagnold Summer review – sweet tale of a metalhead and his mum →
Days of the Bagnold Summer is a coming-of-age movie, a genre that traditionally gives its young heroes their yearned-for sexual success near the end, but then insists that this is superseded by the climactic realisation that what is really important is friendship.
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· Why Michael Eric Dyson Would Demote ‘Heart of Darkness’ From the Canon →
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· Lionsgate India acquires streaming rights for hollywood blockbusters from PVR Pictures →
According to the content platform, the Lionsgate Play portfolio includes Hollywood films across genres such as action-thriller to comedy and drama.
· Lady Gaga makes a satisfying return to the dancefloor amid strange times →
Eschewing overt experimentation, Gaga's club culture survey moves through house grooves and techno synths, but the dominant genre is her own expressive force.
· The Future Is Bright For Spotify →
Spotify-curated playlists, created by Spotify employees, may include songs broken down by genre, top lists that are created based on popularity (showing what is popular globally, in the U.S., or what has gone “viral”), “mood” playlists (for example: “Chill,” “Focus”), and playlists focusing on new releases (“New Music Friday,” which includes the best new music of the week).
· The Faculty: teen angst, budding high-school romance – and evil alien parasites →
The movie was an unapologetic rip-off of the many films that came before it that defined the sci-fi and horror genres – The Shining, The Thing, even a little sprinkling of the original The Stepford Wives – and yet it didn’t feel counterfeit.
· Digital drag show fundraises for Seoul's queer community stigmatized by pandemic →
Performing a cover of a Korean trot song — a genre of popular music in Korea — rearranged and performed in a traditional style, the reaction from the audience was immense.
· Cinemark's (CNK) CEO Mark Zoradi on Q1 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript →
The third quarter is followed by a further array of big Tent-pole films with diverse genres and broad appeal in the fourth quarter, such as Marvel's Black Widow, Pixar Soul, James Bond No Time to Die, Top Gun: Maverick, The Croods 2 and Steven Spielberg's West Side Story to highlight just a few.
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· A Documentary for the #MeToo Era, for Better and Worse →
And yet, in many ways, “On the Record” is decidedly a movie of the #MeToo era, forming something of a genre with a number of other documentaries: “Untouchable” on the Harvey Weinstein case, “Leaving Neverland” on the allegations of childhood sexual abuse against Michael Jackson; and the docu-series “Surviving R. Kelly” and “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich.” All of these films expose how celebrity and wealth not only provided powerful men with countless opportunities for sexual abuse, but also entitled them to a unique set of protections that prevented them from getting caught.