The Seven Best Shows and Films to Stream This Weekend on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon

Wine tasting: The Wine Show, Season One (Hulu, August 13) The Wine Show is oaky, with a whiff of raspberry. Just kidding. This British docu-series follows actors and wine novices Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey, The Imitation Game) and Matthew Rhys (The Americans, Brothers & Sisters) as they learn about wines from all over the world. […]

Netflix Says ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ to Return—in the 1990s

“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 […]

Behind the ’80s-Inspired Music of ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

Without giving too much away (though there are slight spoilers ahead!), the climax of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp involves a rock star climbing on a roof, à la Almost Famous, and delivering a showstopping rendition of “Higher and Higher.” The moment is perhaps the biggest Easter egg for fans of the […]

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel Creator and Cast Speak About Its Netflix Revival

“I have been a fan of all of these people basically since The State,” says Schwartzman, adding that he would often buy Wet Hot American Summer on DVD as a gift for friends. When Wain offered him a part, he says, it was “more than I could even put my head around…the idea that these […]

Netflix boss says staff can return to office when the majority are vaccinated

A hot potato: Despite Covid-19 cases continuing to rise, companies are taking different approaches when it comes to employees returning to the office. Some have already called staff back, while others are sticking with a remote work policy until at least next year. In Netflix’s case, CEO Reed Hastings says his workers won’t be returning […]

Netflix Explores K-Pop With Blackpink Documentary

“The K-pop phenomenon has been sweeping the globe and Blackpink has arguably become the most recognizable and most popular girl group in the world.” said Netflix’s Adam Del Deo, VP Documentary Features. “Director Caroline Suh’s trusted relationship with Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa offers organic and honest moments that give viewers an authentic inside look […]

‘Julie and the Phantoms’ Cast: Who Stars in the Netflix Show?

Creator Kenny Ortega said of the actor to Entertainment Tonight: “[The casting director] called me one day and said, ‘Sit down and get ready.’ They did this with me with Zac Efron [on High School Musical]… They said, ‘We think we found your Julie’. And I’ll never forget it. I turned on my computer and […]

Celebs Go Dating’s Chloe Ferry sparks rumours Wes Nelson and Netflix’s Chloe Vetich also signed up after boozy night out

“They’d constantly row about work. He wanted to make as much money as he could and retire in two years time, so was constantly looking for ways to monetise their relationship.

‘Cancel Netflix’ Backlash Grows Over ‘Cuties’ Film’s Sexualization of Young Girls

Criticism erupted in August over a promotional poster for “Cuties” depicting its young cast members in provocative poses and revealing costumes. Netflix at the time apologized for the image. “We’re deeply sorry for the inappropriate artwork that we used for ‘Mignonnes’/’Cuties,’” a Netflix rep said in a statement to Variety. “It was not OK, nor […]

Netflix’s Julie and the Phantoms leaves viewer in tears ‘ten times a day’ with heart-wrenching ending

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