"My Family Friend": Michael Haneke and the Dangers of TV

Mubi's retrospective "Empowering the Spectator: The Films of Michael Haneke" runs October 17 – December 16, 2019 in the United Kingdom.Alexander (Udo Samel) has his eyes glued to a TV screen when he ...

Survival Box is Best Left Six Feet Underground: A Film Review

*full disclosure: an online screener of this film was provided by levelFilm. Director: William Scoular. Writer: Ashlin Halfnight. Cast: Michala Brasseur, Adam Moryto, Jessica Cummings, Paul Syrstad ...

‘Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists’ Is Bringing On New, Tough Male Character

Happy Friday, "Pretty Little Liars" fans. We've got some pretty interesting new intel for you guys today. Some more major casting news has come out. It turns out that the production team for the new ...

Acorn Media Prepping "Lonely Boy: The Benny Hill Story"

Cinema Retro has received the following press release: Silver Spring, MD; May 31, 2018 – Acorn Media Enterprises (Ame), the UK-based development division for the Acorn TV brand of Rlj Entertainment, ...

‘Hidden’ U.S. Deal; Wiley Biopic; Federation/Anton Deal; Keshet Non-Scripted Hire – Global Briefs

‘Hidden’ U.S. Deal; Wiley Biopic; Federation/Anton Deal; Keshet Non-Scripted Hire – Global Briefs Welsh drama Hidden is heading to the U.S. after Acorn TV struck a deal with All3Media International to pick up the eight-part series. The drama, which is produced by Severn Screen for S4C and BBC ...

The Passing Team Return With Welsh TV Crime Drama Hidden (Craith)

We have been big fans of the Welsh duo of director Gareth Bryn and writer-producer Ed Talfan around here for quite some time now. The pair of them are responsible for the arty, Welsh language ghost ...

Emmys 2017: the Duffer Brothers talk 'Stranger Things'

Emmys 2017: the Duffer Brothers talk 'Stranger Things' For the Us filmmaking duo, developing their sci-fi nostalgia-trip TV series Stranger Things was the culmination of a well-spent youth. Growing up in North Carolina in the 1980s, twins Matt and Ross ...

Oscars 2017: Full list of winners – as they happen

Oscars 2017: Full list of winners – as they happen Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards are underway at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney took to the stage at the Dolby Theatre in a popular adapted screenplay win for ...

‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Trollhunters’ Get Mashed-Up In Inspired New Netflix Trailer — Watch

‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Trollhunters’ Get Mashed-Up In Inspired New Netflix Trailer — Watch Last year, Netflix released the sci-fi series “Stranger Things,” about the mysterious happenings in a small Indiana town revolving around a missing boy and a telepathic girl. The series received ...

Emmys 2016: ‘Stranger Things’ Kids Perform ‘Uptown Funk’ Before the Show — Watch

Emmys 2016: ‘Stranger Things’ Kids Perform ‘Uptown Funk’ Before the Show — Watch The child stars of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” can sing and dance like pros. Read More: Jimmy Kimmel Interview: The Emmy Host on Pickle-gate, ‘Stranger Things’ and His Future at ABC Before the 2016 ...

‘Stranger Things’ Soundtracks: Listen to Them Both Here for Free

‘Stranger Things’ Soundtracks: Listen to Them Both Here for Free Most fans of Netflix’s hit series “Stranger Things” agree that one of the many great things about the show is the creepily nostalgic music that’s reminiscent of the ’70s and ’80s. The two-part ...

Watch Barb’s Hilarious Return in Jimmy Fallon’s Stranger Things Spoof on The Tonight Show

Yesterday evening, Stranger Things cast members Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, and Caleb McLaughlin were guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. During their appearance, ...

Netflix Renews Stranger Things for a Second Season

Start preparing for a return trip to Hawkins and the Upside Down. Confirming what many viewers were hoping for, Netflix has renewed Stranger Things for a second season that will premiere next year. ...

‘Stranger Things’ Directors The Duffer Brothers’ Early Short Film ‘Eater’ Shows Flashes Of Scary Genius

‘Stranger Things’ Directors The Duffer Brothers’ Early Short Film ‘Eater’ Shows Flashes Of Scary Genius Before Matt and Ross Duffer were known for their critically-acclaimed Netflix series “Stranger Things,” the sibling duo wrote and directed a short film in 2007 titled “Eater.” The project, which has ...

'Stranger Things': How Two Brothers Created Summer's Biggest TV Hit

'Stranger Things': How Two Brothers Created Summer's Biggest TV Hit Matt and Ross Duffer, the twin masterminds who wrote and directed Netflix's Eighties nostalgiafest Stranger Things, have a confession: They're sorta Nineties kids. The North Carolina–bred brothers ...

‘Stranger Things’: Stephen King, Guillermo del Toro & More Tastemakers Reveal Obsession With Netflix Show

‘Stranger Things’: Stephen King, Guillermo del Toro & More Tastemakers Reveal Obsession With Netflix Show Stephen King and Guillermo del Toro wasted no time giving two thumbs up to Netflix’s newest original series “Stranger Things” on Sunday. The masters of horror both took to Twitter to voice their ...

Stranger Things Season 1 Episode 1 Review – The Vanishing Of Will Byers

Is Netflix’s new original worth your time? The pilot promises really good things… It seems like barely a week goes by without Netflix releasing a new original series. If there’s one main reason the ...

Travel Back to 1983 in the First 8 Minutes of Netflix’s Stranger Things

The first eight minutes have been released for Netflix’s Stranger Things, setting an eerie and nostalgic tone for the 1983-set series that will premiere all eight of its episodes tomorrow, July 15th. ...

New Trailer for Netflix’s Stranger Things, Starring Winona Ryder

Coming out on July 15th, Netflix's Stranger Things is teased in a new trailer that hints at the humor, horror, and pure wonder to come in the Spielberg-esque supernatural series. "A love letter to ...

Terrific New Trailer For Netflix's Spielberg-Inspired New Series Stranger Things

The second trailer for Netflix's new sci-fi show Stranger Things is even better than the first. I just rewatched Steven Spielberg's E.T. the other day for the first time since childhood, and it's so ...

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