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How to Watch This Fool: Where Is the Chris Estrada Comedy Series Streaming?

Great news for fans of Chris Estrada, the comedian’s new series, based on his own life and experiences, is all set to premiere today! The show, called This Fool, not only stars Estrada, but also has him as one of the series co-creators, writers, and executive producers. Other executive producers include Fred Armisen and Jonathan […]

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‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Star Ann Dowd Joins ‘The Exorcist’ Movie Reboot

Aunt Lydia is about to dance with the devil.Ann Dowd is joining the ensemble of “The Exorcist,” which is being billed as both a new take on the demonic possession classic, as well as the first film in a planned trilogy. The veteran character actress, best known for her work as the chilling enforcer of […]

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Mr. Malcolm’s List Review: A Colorblind Period Romance That Swoons But Doesn’t Seduce

It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you’re going to make a period romance these days, you have to do something new. Audiences can no longer be satisfied with stuffy costume dramas or long extended scenes of white people promenading around sun-dappled gardens — you’ve got to mix things up a bit.The latest period […]

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Sonoma Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years – Film News in Brief

The Sonoma International Film Festival celebrates its 25th edition from March 23 to 27 in the Northern California wine country town. More than 120 independent and international films will be screening, including 79 premieres. The festival will open with Sandra Bullock’s “The Lost City” and close with French film “The Butcher’s Daughter.” Jacqueline Bisset will […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Oscar Nomination Puts Him One Step Closer to Egot

Lin-Manuel Miranda is one step closer to achieving Egot status after earning an Oscar nomination in the best original song category for “Encanto’s” “Dos Oruguitas.” Miranda already has Emmy, Tony and Grammy awards.Should he succeed in winning the Oscar, he would join the elite group of artists who have achieved the status, including John Legend, […]

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Hulu Musical Series Up Here Will Feature Songs From Frozen And WandaVision Songwriters

The minds behind “Frozen,” “Hamilton,” and “WandaVision” are teaming up for a series, and the resulting eight episodes will surely feature catchy tunes from which you’ll never be able to escape. Some of musical theater’s biggest Hollywood hotshots are joining creative forces for Hulu’s upcoming romantic comedy series, “Up Here.” Per Variety, here’s what we can […]

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‘She immediately saw herself’: how Encanto strikes a major chord in a diverse world

The runaway success of the Colombia-set animation, with its infectious Lin-Manuel Miranda songs, is in no small part thanks to its Latinx characters, cast and key film-makers“My kids Love it!” “It’s Massive in our house!” The WhatsApp group for my daughter’s reception-year class – usually home to messages about lost school jumpers and tips for […]

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AFI’s Top Films and TV of 2021 Include ‘Dune,’ ‘Power of the Dog, and ‘Succession’

The American Film Institute’s annual lists showcasing the top 10 movies and TV shows of the year always include multiple awards frontrunners, and this year is no exception. The two juries — which are a mix of critics, academics, and film professionals — always celebrate the best of American cinema and television. The jury awarded […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Admits Movie Musicals Are Really Weird, But Knows How To Make It Work [Exclusive]

Lin-Manuel Miranda has no good reason to be nervous about writing songs for a Disney movie, but he is. For starters, this isn’t his first go-round with the House of Mouse — the actor-playwright previously penned songs for the Polynesian-focused tale “Moana” in 2016, earning him a best original song Oscar nomination for “How Far […]

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Broadway Returns! Best Gifts to Celebrate ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Hamilton,’ ‘Wicked,’ and More Musicals

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Broadway is back! September 14 marks the return of “The Lion King,” “Hamilton,” “Wicked,” and more fan favorite stage […]

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