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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.

Crip Camp

By Roxanne Sancto

A summer camp for disabled teens becomes a movement for equality in this soul-nourishing Netflix documentary.

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A new relief fund will provide aid to the UK’s film and TV industries

By Charles Bramesco

Netflix has already pledged £1 million in a joint venture with BFI and The Film and TV Charity.

Your quarantine guide to streaming video in the UK and US

By Charles Bramesco

Don’t let the encroaching pandemic prevent you from enriching yourself with the best of film and TV.

John Boyega partners with Netflix to bolster Africa’s film industry

By Charles Bramesco

The British-Nigerian actor wants to bring more localised stories to a global audience.

Feel Good offers a fresh, relatable depiction of addictive love

By Emma Fraser

Mae Martin’s Channel 4/Netflix co-production tackles gender identity, female sexuality and drug dependency.

Ava DuVernay will honour Nipsey Hussle in a new documentary

By Charles Bramesco

The rapper, who was assassinated one year ago, is the subject of the director’s upcoming Netflix film.

At long last, you can now disable Netflix’s autoplay feature

By Charles Bramesco

The streaming giant has moved to bring an end to those annoying automatic previews.

Which movies sold big at this year’s Sundance Film Festival?

By Charles Bramesco

Records were broken as Amazon, Netflix and the major studios battled for a piece of the indie market.

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