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‘Betty’ Season 2 Trailer: More Skating and a Renewed Quest for Meaning

Last year Crystal Moselle dazzled audiences with “Betty,” a six-episode adaptation of her 2018 feature film “Skate Kitchen.” Now, the crew is back for Season 2 and there looks to be plenty more skateboarding, as well as an increased desire to find relationships and individual identity.As the trailer shows, the same New York-based female skateboarders […]

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TV Bits: ‘Percy Jackson’, ‘Betty’, ‘Scary Stories For Young Foxes’, ‘That Damn Michael Che’, ‘The Kominsky Method’, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Michael Rapaport is starring in a TV series about shoe designer and entrepreneur Steve Madden. Disney is currently looking for their Percy Jackson lead. Noah Centineo gets his own Netflix series. Watch a trailer for Betty season 2. Lena Heady will produce and star in Scary Stories For Young […]

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‘Betty’ Review: Crystal Moselle’s Flashy ‘Skate Kitchen’ Show Is Style Over Substance

Since making an astonishing debut with 2015’s riveting hybrid documentary “The Wolfpack,” filmmaker Crystal Moselle has continued to push the envelope with her distinctive style, honing her singular cinematic voice while expanding her artistic palette. Her luminous narrative feature debut, “Skate Kitchen” (2018), represented a confident transition from inventive documentary style into a compelling but […]

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‘Betty’: HBO’s ‘Skate Kitchen’ Spin-Off Is An Imperfect Start To Skater Girl Magic [Review]

In the first episode of “Betty,” HBO’s new half-hourshow about girl skaters, guys’ girl Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) and thehelpful Janay (Dede Lovelace) are walking through Manhattan in search ofCamille’s stolen backpack. Fresh from a harrowing encounter with a leering oldman, Janay tells Camille about a bus driver who used to hit on her as a […]

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Trailer Round-Up: ‘How To Build a Girl’, ‘Screened Out’, ‘Outback’, ‘Intrigo: Dear Agnes’, ‘The Last Og’ Season 3, ‘Walkaway Joe’, ‘Betty’

Let’s round-up some trailers, shall we? Trailers are at a bit of a stand-still for the moment, since so many movies have been delayed due to the coronavirus. But there are still a bunch of smaller indie titles that have VOD or digital releases, and that’s where a trailer round-up comes in handy, folks. How […]

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‘Perry Mason’ Trailer: HBO Brings a Beloved Character Back To TV Screens

HBO’s “Perry Mason” is proving to be stacked both behind and in front of the camera, and fans are finally being treated to a first look. Matthew Rhys brings author Erle Stanley Gardner’s criminal defense lawyer Perry Mason to life. Rhys, who is probably most well-known for starring in the FX smash hit “The Americans,” […]

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