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The first trailer for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom strikes up the band

By Charles Bramesco

Viola Davis stars alongside the dearly departed Chadwick Boseman in the musical period piece.

Over the Moon

By Kambole Campbell

Long-serving Disney animator Glen Keane directs this visually inventive musical adventure.

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Hubie Halloween

By Hannah Woodhead

Adam Sandler treats – or tricks – us with a festive family comedy about kindness and the importance of a good flask.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7

By Charles Bramesco

Bad habits die hard in Aaron Sorkin’s high-wire legal drama about the Chicago Seven protestors.

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Check out these stunning alternate posters for Ben Wheatley’s Rebecca

By Little White Lies

The results of our creative brief, inspired by Daphne du Maurier iconic source novel, are in...

Watch the hair-raising first trailer for refugee horror His House

By Charles Bramesco

A couple from South Sudan settle in the UK, only to discover that their new home is haunted...

Netflix’s Ratched is an over-stylised origin story misfire

By Emma Fraser

Some motives are better left undiagnosed, as Ryan Murphy’s glossy prequel series, starring Sarah Paulson as the titular nurse, shows.

Why does the white boy always get the girl in Netflix rom-coms?

By Anugraha Sundaravelu

The sequels to The Kissing Booth and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before both feature PoC love interests, but they’re merely tokenistic distractions.

A short history of Hollywood’s (ill-fated) attempts to adapt the internet

By Charles Bramesco

A bidding war over a Reddit-sourced horror pitch rings a familiar bell.

Netflix’s Disclosure is just the start for trans*-positive representation

By Lillian Crawford

Sam Feder’s latest documentary, on Hollywood’s harmful transgender stereotypes, is a great conversation starter – but we need to go further.

Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick are working on a series about his younger years

By Charles Bramesco

The miniseries exploring the activist and football star’s formative experiences will run on Netflix.

Barry Jenkins is dramatizing a gorilla conservation doc for Netflix

By Charles Bramesco

Leonardo DiCaprio is also producing the narrative adaptation of the film Virunga.

A young girl voyages into outer space in the Over the Moon trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The latest film from Pearl Studio and celebrated animator Glen Keane arrives on Netflix this year.

Spike Lee blazes a path through Vietnam in Da 5 Bloods trailer

By Charles Bramesco

His heist thriller follows a crew of black veterans in search of treasure left behind years earlier.

Netflix’s Hollywood is an enticing look at a town of big dreams

By Emma Fraser

Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan’s limited series reveals the price of stardom in Tinseltown’s Golden Age.

Extraction

By David Jenkins

Chris Hemsworth goes full Rambo in this slick, soulless shoot-em-up penned by Joe Russo.

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Podcasts become strange adventures in The Midnight Gospel

By Kambole Campbell

The new show from the makers of Adventure Time filters personal experiences through psychedelic animation.

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