Recommended Reading: Mark Burnett, Dating Apps, and the Year in ‘Feminist’ Films

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, an up-close look at the man who made Trump TV-friendly, a deep dive into the world of dating apps, a personality profile of this […]

A woman films her grandfather’s reaction every time she visits him and it’s melting the internet’s heart

Jennifer Barclay/ Twitter Jennifer Barclay of Scotland visits her grandfather, Robert, every week and films him greeting her at the door. She created a compilation video of his adorable reaction to her arrivals and posted it to Twitter.  The video has now been viewed over eight million times.  A woman in Scotland is capturing the […]

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Director Barry Jenkins on Collaboration, the Film’s Centerpiece Moment, and More [Interview]

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is back with another knockout drama: If Beale Street Could Talk, an adaptation of author James Baldwin’s celebrated novel. The film tells the story of Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James), a young black couple who are deeply in love and trying to make it in New York City in […]

Jason Momoa is a great superhero in a visually dazzling ‘Aquaman,’ but it still has some flaws of the DC films before it

Warner Bros. Warning: There are mild spoilers ahead for “Aquaman.” Here we go again.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: A Harvard psychologist reveals the secret to curbing your appetite See Also: The ‘Avengers: Endgame’ trailer hints at the death of another character in ‘Infinity War’ that we didn’t expect The […]

A24 Films Streaming on Kanopy: How to Get Access to the Best Free Streaming Service You’ve Never Heard Of

Good news: the full A24 collection is now streaming on Kanopy! And right about now, I can practically hear all of you asking: “What the heck is Kanopy?” Kanopy is one of the best streaming services you probably don’t know about. What makes it so great? It’s not just the selection – although that’s very […]

Apple inks deal with A24 studio to produce original, feature-length films

Enlarge (credit: Apple) Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a New York-based production company responsible for movies, including the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Picture, Moonlight. Details of forthcoming projects haven’t been disclosed, but […]

Voices from the 20th Mumbai Film Festival: #MeToo, Affordable Art and 5 Great Films

The Mumbai Film Festival began as a modest affair, though with the sponsorship of Fox’s Star network and telecom giant Reliance Jio in recent years, it’s exploded into a prestigious destination for cinema the world over. This year, the festival’s 20th, saw both premieres of Indian art-house films as well as arrivals of various 2018 […]

Carry on films: Angela Douglas loved every minute on comedy classics

BUBBLY: Angela in 1965’s Carry On Cowboy (Image: ITV/REX/Shutterstock) ANGELA DOUGLAS is best remembered as the glamorous, often upper-crust young leading lady in a series of Carry On films.  But she gained a different sort of fame when she shocked 1960s Britain by falling passionately in love with the actor Kenneth More, who was a […]

BBC Polls Critics, Releases 100 Greatest Foreign Films List

Over the past few years, the BBC has conducted polls to discover the 100 greatest American films, 100 greatest comedies, and 100 greatest films of the 21st century. Now they’re at it again, but this time they’ve kicked Hollywood to the curb and instead focused on films that are made in a language other than […]

Oscars Release List of 25 Films Competing for Animated Feature: Here Are The Ones That Will Probably Make The Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has officially announced the 25 animated films qualified to compete in this year’s Oscar race. The competing films for the Oscars 2019 animated feature category include Pixar’s superhero sequel Incredibles 2, Disney’s irreverent comedy Ralph Breaks the Internet, Sony’s eye-popping Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and Wes Anderson’s quirky Isle of Dogs. […]