Bird Box is the latest new Netflix horror-thriller based on a novel by Josh Malerman and directed by Susanne Bier. In this post-apocalyptic world, to take the blindfolds off would be to risk insanity and even death. The cast for the film included, Sandra Bullock, and co-star Trevante Rhodes. Joining Bullock and Rhodes in Bird Box’s ensemble were Sarah … Continue reading Movie Review: Netflix’s Birdbox
Since Netflix began distributing movies, the industry has been rife with contention about whether such films deserve the same recognition as traditional, theatrically released films, particularly when it comes to the Academy Awards. Via Variety: Evidently, legendary director Steven Spielberg is firmly of the mind that they do not. “Once you commit to a television format, you’re a TV … Continue reading Steven Spielberg Doesn’t Think Netflix Movies Deserve Oscars
The director of the Cannes Film Festival said movies distributed by Netflix are no longer eligible to compete in future festivals. Via NYDN: "The Netflix people loved the red carpet and would like to be present with other films. But they understand that the intransigence of their own model is now the opposite of ours," Thierry … Continue reading Netflix Films No Longer Allowed to Compete at Cannes Film Festival
Marlon Wayans is a laugh riot in his new stand-up ‘Woke-ish’ I have always enjoyed watching Marlon Wayans for a while now. Every since he was on In Living Color he has always managed to make me laugh. His roles in movies like, "Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood", … Continue reading Marlon Wayans Is Hilarious In His New Comedy Special ‘Woke-ish’
Mo'Nique has been quite busy in the media these days! After a brief match with Whoopi Goldberg during her appearance on 'The View,' Mo'Nique stopped by 'The Breakfast Club' and continued her Netflix boycott tour. via Page Six: "When I heard you say that you wanted us to boycott [Netflix] because of racial and gender bias … … Continue reading Mo’Nique Goes Head-to-Head with Charlamagne Over Netflix Boycott [Video]
Chris Rock’s first stand-up special in ten years, Tambourine; brings to light some very positive and useful information for handling life and the people around you. While many outlets have chosen to focus on the negative opinions of viewers about Rock’s jokes from his Netflix comedy special, I couldn’t help but notice the pieces of … Continue reading The 4 Top Pieces of Life Advice from Chris Rock’s New Netflix Special
Bright, is about an alternate present day, humans, orcs, elves and fairies have been coexisting since the beginning of time. Two police officers, one a human, the other an orc, embark on a routine night patrol that will alter the future of their world as they know it. Battling both their own personal differences as well … Continue reading Starrdom100’s ‘Bright’ Review: If You Love Fantasy Then It’s Worth Watching!
Ava DuVernay is turning the story of the Central Park Five into a miniseries for Netflix. She will be writing and directing the five-part project about the notorious case of five young black men wrongly convicted of a brutal rape that took place in Manhattan’s Central Park during the spring of 1989. https://twitter.com/ava/status/883023982932275200?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lovebscott.com%2Fnews%2Fava-duvernay-write-direct-central-park-five-miniseries-netflix via THR: For DuVernay, … Continue reading Ava DuVernay to Write and Direct a ‘Central Park Five’ Miniseries for Netflix