Montréal-based post company Real by Fake has acquired Santa Monica’s Local Hero, whose credits include Mr. Robot, Captain Fantastic and Pitch Perfect. The acquisition creates an international post production and VFX entity that gives Real By Fake (C.R.A.Z.Y., Café de Flore, Dallas Buyers Club, Continue reading
By Jennifer Walden
HBO’s comedy series Vice Principals — starring Danny McBride and Walton Goggins as two rival vice principals of North Jackson High School — really went wild for the Season 2 finale. Since the school’s mascot is a tiger, they hired an actual tiger for graduation day, which wreaked havoc inside the school. Continue reading
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By Jennifer Walden
FX Network’s dramedy series Atlanta tells the story of three friends from, well, Atlanta — a local rapper named Paper Boi whose star is on the rise (although the universe seems to be holding him down), his cousin/manager Earn and their head-in-the-clouds friend Darius.
Told through vignettes, Continue reading
By Randi Altman
If you have been watching HBO’s new series Sharp Objects, you might have some theories about who is murdering teenage girls in a small Missouri town, but at this point they are only theories.
Sharp Objects revolves around Amy Adams’ character, Camille, a journalist living in St. Continue reading
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Paramount Network’s Yellowstone, from creator, writer and director Taylor Sheridan (Sicario, Hell or High Water), is a 10-episode modern-day Western starring Kevin Costner as the patriarch of the Duttons, owners of the largest ranch in the contiguous United States.
The Dutton family is in constant conflict with owners of the property surrounding their land, Continue reading
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NAME: Rick Dalby
COMPANY: DigitalFilm Tree
CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY?
I would describe DigitalFilm Tree (DFT) as a smaller, bleeding-edge, independently-owned post house that is capable of remote dailies, color and edit. I work with fellow colorists Dan Judy and Patrick Woodard. Continue reading
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By Iain Blair
From day one, the stark images of pure white bonnets and blood-red cloaks in The Handmaid’s Tale have come to symbolize one thing — the oppression of women. The Hulu hit series has also come to symbolize that rare moment in pop culture where difficult subject matter and massive artistic ambition cross over into impressive ratings. Continue reading
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With its handheld doc-style camerawork, voiceover narration and quirky humor, Arrested Development helped revolutionize the look of TV sitcoms. Created by Mitchell Hurwitz, with Ron Howard serving as one of its executive producers, the half-hour comedy series follows the once-rich Bluth family, that continues to live beyond their mean in Southern California. At the center of the family is the mostly sane Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman), Continue reading
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By Jennifer Walden
In the YouTube Red comedy series Cobra Kai, Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio), the young hero of the Karate Kid movies, grows up to be a prosperous car salesman, while his nemesis Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) just can’t seem to shake that loser label he earned so long ago. Continue reading
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There is a world of difference between Netflix’s ambitious science-fiction series Lost in Space (recently renewed for another 10 episodes) and the beloved but rather low-tech, tongue-in-cheek 1960s show most fondly remembered for the repartee between persnickety Dr. Smith and the rather tinny-looking Robot. This series, starring Molly Parker, Toby Stevens and Parker Posey (in a very different take on Dr. Continue reading
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