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2019 Oscars: With RBG, Mr. Rogers and Whitney Houston, box office and popularity are shaping the Documentary Feature Oscar race

We may only be halfway through the year but we’ve already got a handful of high-profile Documentary Feature Oscar contenders and, in difference from normal years, they’re also box office hits. Both RBG, about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, about famed children’s television personality Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood) have enjoyed boffo box …

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Hulu boasts 20M new subscribers in four months; announces multiple new shows

Today, during the Hulu 18 Presentation at the newly-named Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, executives took the stage to reveal the company’s rapid growth, announce multiple original programming and exclusive acquisition deals that expand Hulu’s content offering, and unveil new product and measurement innovations that will bring the future of television to the advertising business. Reinforcing Hulu’s position as …

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Hulu’s reveals release date and creepy teaser of J.J. Abrams’ ‘Castle Rock’ starring André Holland and Sissy Spacek

“Everyone’s got a theory about Castle Rock’s original sin,” says Lost alum Terry O’Quinn in voiceover and seen briefly in photo as a warden of Shawshank prison. Today, Hulu announced that Castle Rock, the psychological-horror anthology series from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King, will premiere on July 25th exclusively on the streaming network. Castle Rock is a psychological-horror series set in the …

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Review: The Handmaid’s Tale (Season 2)

The first 10 minutes of episode one of season two of the Emmy-winning series are among the most harrowing I’ve ever seen on television. As Kate Bush’s “Woman’s Work” plays, discarded handmaids are led into a rundown Fenway Park to a scaffold of hangman’s nooses. “You shall feel the pain of his judgement, for that is his love” exclaims Aunt …

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Kyle Chandler Joins Hulu’s Original Limited Series ‘Catch-22’

Hulu announced today that Emmy-winning actor Kyle Chandler has joined the cast of Catch-22, from Paramount Television, Anonymous Content, George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Chandler won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Coach Taylor on the critically acclaimed series Friday Night Lights in addition to receiving back to back Primetime Emmy nominations …

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Emmy Podcast #21- Talking Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, Roseanne and One Day at a Time with Vox.com’s Todd VanDerWerff

In the first Emmy podcast of the 2017-2018 television season I am joined by a familiar voice – Vox.com’s critic-at-large Todd VanDerWerff. The first hour of this 90-minute podcast focuses heavily on the Outstanding Drama race which sees the return of Game of Thrones after taking a year off and now going up against last year’s winner The Handmaid’s Tale. …

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Hulu sends ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ from Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon straight to series

SANTA MONICA, CA – March 12, 2018 – After a competitive bidding war that ignited Hollywood, Hulu has obtained the rights to develop Little Fires Everywhere, the highly-anticipated limited series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller, as a Hulu Original Series. The project will be produced by Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, Washington’s Simpson Street and ABC Signature Studios, …

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Emmy Podcast #18: Writing, Directing and Guest Acting Categories

This 18th Emmy podcast I am joined by former and current Emmy Experts Peter Cioth and Chris Pepper to break down the newly revealed nomination ballots to discuss the writing, directing and guest acting categories. This podcast runs 1h 45m. Don’t forget to run over the our Emmy Experts 2017 Emmy nomination predictions right here. Opening music: the theme from …

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Provincetown International Film Festival Lineup: Beach Rats, The Beguiled, Marsha P. Johnson Doc

The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced today its complete lineup of narrative, documentary and short films for its 19th edition, running June 14-18, 2017. Matt Spicer’s INGRID GOES WEST has been selected as the Closing Night film, with co-writer and director Spicer and producer and star Aubrey Plaza in attendance. MR. ROOSEVELT, written, directed and starring Noël Wells. Academy …

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