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

Production was different this time around. They had shot the original film over the course of a month at a real sleepaway camp in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, where the cast slept in bunks at the camp infirmary and partied with beer from the local Wal-Mart. It rained every day. For the series, however, they filmed on […]

Before Sunset to Groundhog Day: 10 of the best films set over one day

Night of the Living Dead George A Romero’s 1968 zombie horror set a genre template that is still being used today. A disparate group holed up in a farmhouse face a shuffling but inexorable threat as reanimated corpses come to ravenous life, the real-time element adding peril to the claustrophobia. With an African American (played […]

International Insider: Toronto Heats Up; ’Geechee’ Crew Attacked; Diana Rigg Tributes

VENICE VERDICT That’s a wrap (almost): We were on the ground this week at the Venice Film Festival, the world’s first major film fest in the COVID era. Industry and press we spoke to were largely thrilled to be at the event. On Sunday we sat down with artistic director Alberto Barbera to discuss the […]

Emmy Predictions 2020: Limited Series Acting Honors Could Go Down Under But Otherwise Watch Out For ‘Watchmen’

In recent years it has been rare to see this category feature any serious contenders from the standalone TV Movie side of eligibility. However, this year Hugh Jackman has emerged as the favorite to win as scandal-ridden superintendent of schools Frank Tassone in Bad Education, a movie he thought was being made for the big […]

Great British Bake Off’s Prue Leith, 80, pulls out of junior version over coronavirus fears

The fantasy drama returns for a second series later this year, with Andrew playing Colonel John Parry and Phoebe providing a voice cameo as his soul daemon, an osprey called Sayan Kötör.

I love Spider-Man – but would my son? How I learned a hard lesson about heroes

Created by Marvel Comics in the 1960s, this character (as familiarly branded as a Coke can or a Penguin paperback, in his red and blue bodysuit with his protuberant white eyes and his chest-stamped insignia) has appeared in hundreds of thousands of comic books, weeks’ worth of animated cartoons, at least 13 movies, 30-plus computer […]