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Emmys spotlight: Showrunner Susannah Grant & star Kaitlyn Dever on an ‘Unbelievable’ journey

Authenticity was key for both women in making Netflix’s real-life rape-investigation drama.Showrunner Susannah Grant knew it would be hard for viewers to engage with the real-life subject matter of Unbelievable – a rape investigation that is woefully mishandled by the police – but was also aware audiences would lose interest if the show bore the […]

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Allie Goss Joins Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories as Development, Production Head

Content executive Allie Goss has joined Bruna Papandrea’s company Made Up Stories, in the role of executive vice president of development and production in film and television.Goss joins the Culver City-based shop from Netflix, where she served for nearly 15 years in content licensing and later development.“We’re so thrilled to have somebody of Allie’s immense […]

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John Lindley Elected President of International Cinematographers Guild

“Field of Dreams” cinematographer John Lindley has been elected at the new national president of the International Cinematographers Guild, a month after Lewis Rothenberg resigned from the post.The news was announced Sunday following an online meeting of the national executive board. He will serve for the remaining two years and two months of Rothenberg’s term. […]

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‘Little Women,’ ‘Fleabag’ Win USC Libraries Scripter Awards

The USC Libraries Scripter Awards honor the year’s best film and television adaptations, as well as the works on which they are based. This group of academics, industry professionals, and critics (for which I vote) is often predictive of the Adapted Screenplay Oscar race.While Netflix dominated this year’s nominations with three adapted scripts, for movies […]

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Golden Globes: The Complete Winners List (Updating Live)

The Golden Globes, Hollywood’s unofficial start to awards season, will kick off Sunday, Jan. 5. Ricky Gervais is returning to host the annual ceremony that celebrates the best in movies and television.Netflix is expected to rule at the 77th show after the streaming service reigned supreme in terms of nominations, leading on the film side […]

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Meryl Streep Breaks Her Own Golden Globes Record With 34th Nomination

Meryl Streep has extended her already record-breaking Golden Globe nomination record, earning her 34th nod today for her portrayal of Mary Louise Wright in the second season of HBO’s Big Little Lies.Streep is nominated alongside Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown), Patricia Arquette (The Act), Emily Watson (Chernobyl) and Toni Collette (Unbelievable) for best actress in […]

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Golden Globe Nominations by the Numbers: ‘Marriage Story,’ ‘Chernobyl,’ ‘Unbelievable’ Land on Top

The 2020 Golden Globes nominations are officially out.Netflix reigned supreme with 34 total nominations across both the film and television categories. The streamer, which broke into the television awards race less than 10 years ago, distributed three of the five most nominated films — “Marriage Story” (6 noms), “The Irishman” (5 noms), and “The Two […]

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Golden Globes TV nominations throw up plenty of surprises

Just one nomination for ‘Game Of Thrones’ and none for ‘Veep’.Strong showings by HBO/Sky’s Chernobyl and Netflix’s The Crown, with four nominations each, and promising awards season starts for Apple TV+’s The Morning Show, and Netflix’s Unbelievable and The Politician stood out in the television categories of this year’s Golden Globe nominations.Meanwhile Netflix’s When They […]

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The rise of Netflix: an empire built on debt – podcast

Mark Lawson and Dan Milmo discuss the sustainability of the streaming service. Plus: Lara Spirit on why you should register to vote before Tuesday’s deadlineNetflix has risen from obscurity to be one of the most powerful media companies in the world with more than 150 million global subscribers. It has launched critically acclaimed hits such […]

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