Season 3, Episode 10, “Tarrare”

Season 3, Episode 10, “Tarrare”

Adriyan Rae as Candice, Zazie Beetz as Van, Shanice Castro as Shanice, and Xosha Roquemore as Xosha in AtlantaPhoto: Roger Do Minh / FX Atlanta‘s ambition has known no bounds this season. Ten episodes that were publicized as taking place on a European tour have taken us far from the show’s primary characters, into a … Read more

Hasbro slams activist investor’s proposed board directors amid proxy battle

Hasbro slams activist investor’s proposed board directors amid proxy battle

Game maker Hasbro. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Hasbro is going on the offensive against an activist investor wants to add new members to the company’s board and spin off the lucrative unit that includes Dungeons & Dragons. On Wednesday, the toymaker issued a letter to shareholders detailing why its current slate of board nominees … Read more

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Laura Carmichael in Downton Abbey: A New EraImage: Ben Blackall / 2022 Focus Features LLC Rejoice, Downtonians! Downton Abbey: A New Era is a worthy entry in Julian Fellowes’ beloved franchise. You were right to be concerned, of course. The acclaimed TV drama’s first foray onto the big screen, 2019’s … Read more

Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party

Back to normal?  Cannes Film Festival prepares to party

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back – even kisses were forbade on the red carpet – the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal. Or at least Cannes’ very particular brand … Read more

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Image: IFC Midnight After moving to a new home — a cluster of apartment towers surrounded by forests, quieter than usual thanks to the summer holidays — bored young Ida (Rakel Lenora Fløttum) welcomes friendship with a similarly aged neighbor, Ben (Sam Ashraf). But The Innocentsa brutal yet elegant investigation into the extremes of psychopathy … Read more

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera Armstrong in FirestarterImage: Ken Woroner / Universal Pictures With any subsequent adaptation, the hope is that a story improves on the version that preceded it — or at least feels as though it’s offering up a unique vision, an additional layer that makes the new adaptation purposeful in its insistence … Read more

Rebel Wilson recycles her usual shtick

Rebel Wilson recycles her usual shtick

Sam Richardson and Rebel Wilson in Senior YearImage: Boris Martin / Netflix It doesn’t take long for Senior Year to lay out her outlandish premise, which is centered on a popular high schooler who awakens from a two-decade-long coma and, hoping to pick up right where she left off, strives to finish her senior year … Read more

Netflix Resident Evil Trailer & Showrunner Interview / Explainer

Netflix Resident Evil Trailer & Showrunner Interview / Explainer

They’ve got some red on them.Screenshot: Netflix You’ve played the games, you’ve seen the moviesand now Netflix is ​​bringing you a whole new version of resident evil unlike any you’ve seen before. The first teaser trailer for the mysterious, highly anticipated show was just released and io9 talked to the showrunner, Andrew Dabb, all about … Read more

On The Count Of Three review: Jerrod Carmichael’s bleak comedy

On The Count Of Three review: Jerrod Carmichael’s bleak comedy

Christopher Abbott and Jerrod Carmichael in On The Count Of Three Image: Courtesy Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Jerrod Carmichael’s directorial debut and star vehicle On The Count Of Threewhich revolves around a suicide pact made by two best friends, bears no resemblance to The Carmichael Show or his stand-up sets, even if he casually joked about … Read more

Fertility doctor wanted ‘perfect Aryan clan’

Fertility doctor wanted ‘perfect Aryan clan’

Growing up as an only child, Jacoba Ballard desperately wanted siblings. In 2014, at 35, the Indiana native’s wish came true when she took a 23andMe DNA test and discovered that she had at least seven half brothers and sisters living within a 25-mile radius of her. But Ballard’s lifelong dream of having a big … Read more