Corey Stoll: ‘Its foolish to think art can imbue your audience with a particular political view’

July 26, 2017

The House of Cards and Girls star talks about the final season of vampire repugnance The Strain, and what it was like to star in this summers notorious Julius Caesar The fourth and final season of The Strain is kicking off and the third intent, quite literally, with a slam. Were you satisfied with the style they wrapped up the series ? Very much so. Its a challenge to turn…

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TV OD: have we reached Peak Television?

July 25, 2017

Do the high-profile cancellations of The Get Down, Sense8 and Girlboss suggest the telly bubble is about to explode? Have we determined ourselves at the beginning of the end of the Peak TV era? Last-place year, such a question was inconceivable. In 2016 alone, Netflix expended an estimated$ 6bn on 123 original indicates. But this past June, the streaming juggernaut suddenly and shockingly took a hatchet to some of its…

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John Heard obituary

July 25, 2017

US stage and screen actor best known for Cutters Way, Home Alone and Deceived John Heard, who has died aged 71, was an employ, intelligent persona performer in American film, television and theater from the mid-1 970 s onwards. In Big( 1988 ), his slyly funny turning as a resentful executive supported a welcome remedy to the sweetness of a comedy about a son transformed overnight into a man. In…

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From Thor: Ragnarok to Stranger Things 10 things we learned from Comic-Con 2017

July 25, 2017

The annual follower event in San Diego, with its usual mingle of teasers, trailers and talks, dedicated observers leads on what to expect from next years hottest projects Stranger Things season two will ramp up the 80 s nostalgia Poor Will Byers might have been rescued from the dark alternate dimension that is beginning to bleed into the town of Hawkins, Indiana( otherwise known as the Upside Down) in the…

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Late-night TV hosts on Donald Trump Jr: ‘He’s his own Deep Throat’

July 21, 2017

Comics, including Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah, addressed the emails detailing a secret meeting between the presidents son and Russian affiliates Late-night hosts took aim at Donald Trump Jr after the presidents son was necessary to release an email chain that proved he greeted Russian be used to help last years presidential election. What do you get when you bridge a Russian, an email, and an moronic? questioned Trevor Noah…

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Friends from College: why Generation X cant grow up

July 18, 2017

The latest screen depiction of midlife crisis presents its not just the characters who are in denial about getting older its the film-makers, too I am 40 years old. The drawbridge is going up, human. Its now or never for me, mentions a panicked Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and a fortysomething Harvard graduate himself) and his wife, Francesca Delbanco, Friends from College is a sitcom about people who likely watched Friends…

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Netflix tops 100m subscribers as it draws worldwide audience

July 18, 2017

US-based streaming service marks milestone with more than half of its 104 m customers signed up outside America The remarkable change in the way “the worlds” watches Tv has been underlined by new data from Netflix showing that more than 100 million people worldwide now subscribe to the streaming service. The company – which is now evaluated at $78 bn( 60 bn ), attaining it worth almost nine occasions as…

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Ed Sheeran’s dire Game of Thrones cameo: he came, he sang, he ate rabbit

July 17, 2017

He was just a boy, drinking blackberry wine with Arya Stark but his dud performance proves the TV behemoths fondness for bland musicians. Still, at least the ditty he warbled was better than Galway Girl Now that Game of Thrones is deep into uncharted territory, roaring off beyond the printed page, the biggest talking points of each new episode should be moments we hadnt seen coming. They should be twists…

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