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Steve McQueen Bringing Three New Docs to Amazon in September — Watch First Footage

September is shaping up to be a great month for fans of Steve McQueen. Amazon announced on Monday that three of the Academy Award-winning filmmaker’s new documentaries will premiere on the Prime Video streaming service in September. McQueen co-directed one of the three films and produced each one.All three documentaries — “Uprising,” “Black Power: A […]

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‘Naked Singularity’ Trailer: John Boyega Fights Injustice in Ridley Scott-Backed Legal Drama

John Boyega has taken some fascinating swings in his post-“Star Wars” career. Last year, he earned heaps of acclaim for his role as London Metropolitan Police officer Leroy Logan in the “Red, White and Blue” entry in Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe.” He was set to star in the Netflix thriller from Jeremy Saulnier “Rebel Ridge,” […]

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As Emmy Eligibility Ends, Other Awards Bodies Boost ‘Small Axe’ and ‘I May Destroy You’

It’s finally (almost) here.Monday, May 31 marks the close of the 2020-2021 Emmy Award eligibility period, stemming the fire hose of Peak TV for the briefest of moments, before immediately resuming. (Don’t worry about the resumption just yet. That’s future you’s problem.)And while the closing moments of May saw a few high-profile releases, including the […]

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John Boyega, Joe Cornish to return for ‘Attack The Block’ sequel

Writer/director Joe Cornish will also return, 10 years after the original.A sequel to UK alien invasion thriller Attack The Block is in the works, which will reunite writer/director Joe Cornish with star John Boyega.Studiocanal and Film4 confirmed that early development has begun on Attack The Block 2, a decade after the release of the original […]

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Golden Globes 2021: the winners, the speeches, the controversy – live

An unusual semi-virtual kickoff to the awards season sees Mank, Nomadland, Schitt’s Creek and The Crown leading the way but there’s continued outrage over diversity and alleged corruption1.19am GMTA spooky teaser of what’s to come as the nominees for best actress in a TV comedy all awkwardly make small talk with each other via screens. […]

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Malachi Kirby: ‘I used to go into auditions in character… I didn’t have the confidence to go in as myself’

After starring in Roots and as Darcus Howe in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe, the actor is having fun in a new financial thriller and making sure his true voice is heard“I’m used to always doing dramatic work,” says 31-year-old Malachi Kirby. “There is something about my face that people must enjoy seeing crying.” The London-born […]

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Christopher Nolan, Steve McQueen, Asif Kapadia Write to U.K. Chancellor For Cinema Funding

More than 40 prominent U.K. film industry figures, including “Tenet” director Christopher Nolan and “Small Axe” filmmaker Steve McQueen, have written to U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak requesting further support for the beleaguered exhibition sector.The letter in the Sunday Times, a follow up to the U.K. Cinema Association’s December 2020 ‘Keep the Magic […]

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LA Film Critics Select Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ As Best Film

If it’s a Sunday in December it means it’s time for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association to hand out their year-end honors. The big winner was Steve McQueen’s film anthology commissioned for the BBC and Amazon Prime Video, “Small Axe.” It took Best Film, Best Cinematography and McQueen was runner up for Best Director.Read […]

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