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Embracing failure and learning from 'Losers'

From business to politics, America is obsessed with winners. While success in all its forms is celebrated throughout society, those who've strived for greatness and failed are often shamed, ridiculed and looked down upon - especially when it comes to sports. Filmmaker and illustrator Mickey...

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 4:35pm

Chiwetel Ejiofor was 'galvanized' to make his 'inspiring' directorial debut The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Chiwetel Ejiofor didn’t harbor any serious ambition to write and direct before reading The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind. Sure, he’d overseen two short films, but he insists to Metro that these were just made “recreationally,” as he wanted to “learn more about screenwriting and filmmaking.” But as...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 3:22pm

Where to watch the 2019 Oscar nominations in Boston

With the Oscars this Sunday, we’re all excited to know the big questions. Will an Avengers movie receive an Academy Award (for Visual effects, but still)? Will “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” get Best Animated Feature award that it rightly deserves? Will a Netflix movie win...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:59am

Ray Romano goes ‘slow and intimate’ with Paddleton

Ray Romano’s legacy as a comedian has long been secure.  Mostly because of the monstrous success of his hit CBS show Everybody Loves Raymond, but also due to his stellar comedic career that made him one of the most respected stand-ups of the 1990s.  Over the last few years, though,...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am

Necar Zadegan steals the show in 'Documentary Now!'

Soon after the documentary series "Wild Wild Country" premiered on Netflix last year, audiences found themselves captivated once again by Ma Anand Sheela, the former spokeswoman for the Rajneesh movement. Perhaps this is why, despite the presence of actors like Michael Keaton and Owen Wilson, the...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:43am

Is Aladdin on Netflix?

In the past few years, Disney hit their stride with live-action remakes of their animated classics. It all started with the 2015 remake of Cindrella, starring Cate Blanchett and Lily James. With half-a-billion box office revenue, it was a success. Beauty and the Beast is Disney’s most recent hit,...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:57am

Is The Little Mermaid on Netflix?

What the shell, people love mermaids. Something about the enchanted underwater creatures are exciting to make into movies and television. Freeform’s Siren premiered last year starring Ryn, the beautiful but dangerous mermaid of Bristol Cove. The monsters of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:07am

What to watch on TV this week: February 11-15

The peak Winter TV season is now in full swing. Most shows with midseason breaks over the holidays have since returned to their regular programming. Meanwhile, plenty of new series and specials are about to drop. So from the new TBS comedy Miracle Workers to Amazon's Jordan Peele-produced Lorena...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 8:00am

Andrew Goldberg on Big Mouth season 3 and Valentine's Day special

Long before Big Mouth season 3 will ever see the light of day, Netflix recently surprised fans with a new Valentine's Day special that's set to debut this Friday. Titled "My Furry Valentine," the two-part special bridges the second and third seasons of the popular and critically acclaimed animated...

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 12:12pm

All the ways to watch One Day at a Time season 3

With Fuller House on the way out at Netflix, the current TV revival trend that has resuscitated classics like Roseanne and Will & Grace may finally be coming to an end. Then again, a new Twilight Zone produced by Jordan Peele is about to launch at CBS All Access, so maybe not just yet. Either...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:12pm

What to watch on TV this weekend: February 9-10

Now that the Super Bowl weekend is over (for another year, at least), the second full weekend of February is rife with all kinds of TV goodies for audiences to check out. So from the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on CBS to the mid-season premiere of AMC's hugely popular The Walking Dead, here's what to...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 7:00am

When will we see The Walking Dead season 9 on Netflix?

With Andrew Lincoln's Rick Grimes no longer a part of the show, The Walking Dead's ninth season is set to return this weekend with its midseason premiere. Hardcore fans of the series will most likely have no trouble keeping up with all the time jumps and new threats, not to mention future seasons,...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:05pm

What to watch on TV this week: February 4-8

Now that the Super Bowl is over, viewers can return to their regularly scheduled TV programming for the first full week of February. So from the return of HBO's 2 Dope Queens specials to Hulu's unique coming-of-age comedy series PEN15, here's what to watch on TV this week. What to watch on TV this...

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 8:00am

Natasha Lyonne on the personal journey of making Russian Doll

These days, Natasha Lyonne is best known for her portrayal of Nicky Nichols on Orange Is the New Black. Every once in a while, the 39-year-old actress will also get recognized for her supporting work in the American Pie film series. Once her new semi-autobiographical black comedy series Russian...

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 10:31am

How Velvet Buzzsaw’s director Dan Gilroy feels about working with Netflix

Over the last 18 months, the previous skepticism towards Netflix and its slate of original movies has well and truly disappeared.   That’s what happens when you fund and release new films from Alfonso Cuaron, The Coen Brothers, Paul Greengrass, Noah Baumbach, Duncan Jones, Andy Serkis, David...

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 3:16am

Toni Collette talks Velvet Buzzsaw

Velvet Buzzsaw is arguably Netflix’s craziest and most outrageous film yet.  Set in Miami, it revolves around several members of the art world at first being entranced by the paintings of a recently deceased artist. Even though he never wanted his deeply intimate work to ever be made public...

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 1:59am

What does the end of Velvet Buzzsaw mean? Writer and director Dan Gilroy talks us through it

Warning: Obviously there are MAJOR SPOILERS ahead for Velvet Buzzsaw. So if you’re yet to see Netflix’s satirical thriller, bookmark this article, spend the next two hours watching the hilarious and terrifying mayhem unfold, and then return to see what writer and director Dan Gilroy has to say...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 3:58pm

Big Mouth Valentine's Day special is coming

Netflix previously revealed that, following its first two hugely successful and critically acclaimed seasons, Big Mouth season 3 is on the way. Aside from telling audiences that it would be "coming soon," little else is known about what's in store for Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg's hilariously...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:00am

What is Velvet Buzzsaw really about? Writer and director Dan Gilroy talks us through it

Velvet Buzzsaw isn’t a horror film.  Sure it has the gore, set pieces and frights that define the genre, but its writer and director Dan Gilroy insists it is really a “satirical thriller” that is set in an museum, a place that he has always found enticing.  “I was in a contemporary...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:37pm

Will there be a Polar sequel? Here is what Mads Mikkelsen told us

Warning: There are SPOILERS ahead for Netflix’s Polar.  So please don’t read on if you’re yet to watch the action thriller. Instead, bookmark this article, check out the graphic novel adaptation, and then return to read what Mads Mikkelsen had to say about the future of the series. ...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:53am