‘Split’ Trailer: James McAvoy Feeds The Beast And Many Others

After making bank with M. Night Shyamalan and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse’s collaboration The Visit last fall, Universal Pictures is ramping up for the latest team-up of the pair — Split. The first trailer for the supernatural suspense thriller shows off James McAvoy as Kevin, a man who has revealed 23 individual personalities to his shrink (Betty Buckley) who also happen to manifest via body chemistry. But its Personality No. 24 that the nasty one, compelling Kevin to abduct…

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Film Review: ‘Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil’

If you look closely at the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch — they’re jammed with so many tiny, tucked-away micro-portraits that you almost have to look closely at them — you’ll see images that, you’d swear, look as if they came straight out of a Salvador Dalí dreamscape, or off the cover of a ’70s heavy-metal… Read more »

Democratic National Convention Goes Virtual Reality with 360-Degree Live Stream

Politics junkies now have a new way to follow the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Cleveland this week: The whole event is being live streamed in 360-degree video. Viewers can find the 360-degree DNC live stream on YouTube, where they can pan around by tilting their phone, or using their PC’s mouse to change the… Read more »

‘Peep Show’: US Adaptation Of Cult UK Comedy Series In Works At Starz

Starz has put in development Peep Show, a half-hour series based on the award-winning British comedy, which ended its 12-year run on Channel 4 last year. Peep Show creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong will be consulting producers on the US adaptation, which will be written by Son of Zorn co-creator Eli Jorne, who will serve as executive producer/showrunner.
Jimmy Fox (The Arrangement) and Layla Smith (Witless) of All3Media’s Objective Media Group, the company behind the…

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Brexit “Great Boxoffice” For Queen Elizabeth And Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ – TCA

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip are “very very aware” of Netflix’s 10-episode series The Crown, debuting November 4, the project’s writer Peter Morgan said this morning, kicking off TCA.
“Through untraceable back channels, countless approaches have been made in a way that protects both sides,” he said of efforts to liaison between the subjects and the series. “I want my independence. I don’t want in any way to be affiliated with the palace,” he said, adding that he…

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Late-Night Hosts Get Political In Bid To Win Votes From Viewers

Who would line up in an NBC waiting room for hours as the clock ticks past midnight? Dozens of people, as it turns out, all coming to the network’s New York City headquarters in a bid to watch history being made. The crowd hunkering down at NBC’s 30 Rockefeller Center headquarters on the night of July 22… Read more »