Still, Wain and Showalter—who met as students at New York University and later created the comedy troupe The State, as well as an MTV show of the same name—weren’t ready to leave Camp Firewood for good. “The movie was really based on the experiences that both me and Michael had at our respective summer camps, […]
Can California also feel like home for Harry? Three years ago, he guest edited an edition of the BBC Radio 4 Today programme and, as the regular editor, I spent some time with him. My first trip to Kensington Palace to discuss his plans for the show was just about this time of year.
“Summer camp for us was such a rich, heightened, dramatic time,” Wain tells Newsweek last year, “so I don’t think you ever run out of stories to tell in that world. And of course, we always just had great affection for those particular characters and those storylines and those actors, and so doing more of […]
Release: The film was originally slated for a theatrical release by Paramount Pictures, though the rights were ultimately sold to Netflix amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with Netflix releasing the film on October 16
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#DanceNotWar: Dancing in Jaffa (Hulu, August 12) Tired of hearing bad news about the Middle East? So are we. So here’s a documentary about Jewish and Arab children dancing together in Jaffa, Israel. The film follows a workshop led by Pierre Dulaine, who was also featured in the documentary Mad Hot Ballroom and was portrayed […]
In a move stunning even coming during a summer already marked by multiple high-level TV land exec shake-ups, Sarandos said on Tuesday night that he had decided to put Bela Bajaria, currently head of international TV production, in charge of all original TV production at Netflix — scripted and unscripted, English-language or non-English, multi-season or limited-run. […]
‘The fact that mainstream media is making the pedophile-fodder of #Cuties into a right-v-left thing should truly embarrass anyone who is on the political left. Protecting children should be universal, not relegate to one side of the political spectrum,’ wrote user JD Rucker.
This documentary, which won an Oscar, tells the story of a Chinese billionaire who opened a factory in a former General Motors plant and hired 2,000 people. It was billed as ‘early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America’.
Viewers of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp—which began streaming on Netflix last week and takes place on the first day of a Maine sleepaway camp in 1981—will likely find themselves playing Name That Tune. But Shazam searches will be unsuccessful; from the Broadway musical, Electro City, that the counselors perform to the […]