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Netflix’s Big Emmy Pushes for ‘Ozark,’ ‘Bodyguard,’ ‘Russian Doll’ Stress Pivotal Nature of 2019 — Analysis

Given the nature of television these days, Emmy season often feels endless. But the 2019 Emmys could have an impact that actually lasts for years to come. With long-running winners like “Game of Thrones” and “Veep” submitting their final seasons, and a mass exodus of favorited dramas resulting in a slew of open slots, this […]

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7 New Netflix Shows to Check Out in July 2019, and the Best Reasons to Watch

1. “Orange Is the New Black” Season 7 (available July 26)Why Should I Watch? Well, Season 7 marks the end of “Orange Is the New Black,” which either makes for a compelling argument to get caught up or a reasonable rationale to avoid it altogether. Speaking to the first point, Jenji Kohan’s landmark Netflix original […]

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2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Complete Winner’s List

After taping Saturday night in Santa Monica, The MTV Movie & TV Awards broadcast aired Monday night, with Zachary Levi taking the reins as host for the network’s annual tribute to all things pop culture. With film and TV stars in contention for fan-chosen awards, everything from popcorn blockbusters and reality television to Oscar-nominated documentaries […]

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‘Game of Thrones,’ Netflix VFX Among Those to Be Featured in Siggraph Production Talks

VFX pros behind the final season of “Game of Thrones,” the blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame,” Pixar’s upcoming “Toy Story 4,” last year’s Oscar-winning “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Netflix series, including “Stranger Things,” and more will give Siggraph 2019 attendees a behind-the-scenes look at their work during the conference’s Production Sessions. There will even be a […]

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Peter Dinklage to Co-Star With Rosamund Pike in ‘I Care a Lot’ (Exclusive)

“Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage is in negotiations to star opposite Rosamund Pike in the thriller “I Care a Lot,” sources tell Variety.J Blakeson penned the script and will direct with shooting scheduled for this month.Pike will play Marla Grayson, a highly successful legal guardian with a knack for using the law to her […]

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Thousands of McU Fans Still Outraged Over Tony Stark’s Fate, But Signing A Petition Is Not the Solution

[Editor’s note: The following post contains spoilers about “Avengers: Endgame.”]Petition culture has become all the rage after more than 1.5 million “Game of Thrones” fans mobilized last month to urge HBO to remake the polarizing final season. The latest petition going viral across the internet concerns the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with over 35,000 fans and […]

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That Bran ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Twist Everyone Mocked Came Directly from George R.R. Martin

[Editor’s note: The following post contains spoilers for the “Game of Thrones” series finale.]“Game of Thrones” fans had a lot to say about the HBO fantasy series’ last episode, but one twist that resulted in widespread disbelief was the revelation that Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) would be named the new King of Westeros. The […]

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A Cast of Kings – Series Retrospective

David Chen and Joanna Robinson reflect on this epic, touching, improbable, and divisive series that is Game of Thrones, plus this podcast that they have made to accompany it. Thank you for listening. Listen and subscribe to David’s new podcast – Culturally Relevant – where he talks with authors, filmmakers, and other culturally relevant figures. […]

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