Narrative

‘Stranger Things’ Creators Duffer Brothers Launch Online Class on Creating a TV Show

The Duffer Brothers are going to take aspiring TV creators behind the scenes in the Upside Down. Matt and Ross Duffer, who are the creators, writers and executive…

‘Money Heist: Korea’ Races to Top of Netflix Global Viewing Chart

“Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area” has become Netflix’s latest Korean-made international hit. The Korean remake of “La Casa de Papel” (aka “Money Heist”) is in first…

From ‘Nope’ to ‘The Fabelmans,’ Oscar Season Soon Takes Off With Dozens of Potential Contenders

As of June 30, we’re at the halfway point for 2022 — and for the Oscar eligibility year. There are dozens of possibilities coming up and many familiar…

‘Sesame Street’ uses Elmo to hype COVID vaccines for 3-year-olds

“I remember when Sesame Street was cool. Now they are just another shill for the mainstream narrative training kids with propaganda,” one critic sniped.

Tomasz Wasilewski’s ‘Fools’ Debuts Trailer Ahead of Karlovy Vary Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

Tomasz Wasilewski’s “Fools” (Głupcy) has debuted its trailer ahead of its world premiere at Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Proxima Competition. World sales are being handled by…

Manolo Cardona Begins Filming Directorial Debut ‘One Must Die’ for Paramount+ (EXCLUSIVE)

Manolo Cardona, one of Colombia’s top actors who has starred in such Netflix hits as “Narcos” and “Who Killed Sara?,” is now filming his directorial debut, “One Must…

Pablo Fendrik Bows Latino Sci-Fi Series ‘The Shelter,’ From Starzplay, Pantaya, Fabula, Fremantle

In an early scene in Episode One of Pablo Fendrik’s “The Shelter” which is suffused in oneiric chromatic blue, Emilia, a little girl in bed at night, spies…

Salma Hayek Pinault Exec Produced ‘Santa Evita,’ on the Odyssey of Eva Peron’s Corpse, Previewed at Conecta Fiction

Executive produced by Salma Hayek Pinault and directed by Rodrigo García (“Nine Lives”), in its second scene, Star Plus Productions’ “Santa Evita” has Dr. Pedro Aru arriving at…

‘Elvis’ Fact or Fiction: Colonel Tom Parker Biographer on What’s Real and Not in Baz Luhrmann Biopic

Does the phrase “That’s All Right, Mama” apply to the new “Elvis” movie… as in, “that’s all correct, ma’am”? No one is probably expecting that; any practiced watcher…

Karlovy Vary Film Festival to Launch KVIFF Talents

The 56th Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will host the launch of KVIFF Talents, its new year-round program, whose goal is to identify talented filmmakers, and support the…

Elvis Presley’s 10 Best Films

Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, racked up more than 30 movie credits during the 13 years he was in the narrative acting game. But not…

‘Stranger Things’ Creators Discuss ‘George Lucas-ing’ Will’s Birthday, Updating Season 4 After It Premiered, and Their Not-So-Secret Spinoff Show

The fourth season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has been unlike its previous seasons both in tone (this time, it’s full horror) and the length of the show’s episodes…