‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures that revolutionizes the studio rom-com

Color Force/IMDB “Crazy Rich Asians” is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures.  It is a new kind of rom-com for many reasons. The cast is wonderful, and shows that Constance Wu and Henry Golding can carry a movie with their charm and outstanding talent in both comedy and drama. […]

‘Flavors of Youth’ Trailer: A Stunning Anime Film From the Studio Behind ‘Your Name’ Comes to Netflix

Your Name was the biggest anime crossover theatrical hit since Studio Ghibli became a household name. And with anime growing to be one of the most formidable markets in the world, it’s no wonder that Netflix wants to tap into Your Name‘s particular brand of cerebral wistfulness. The streaming giant has teamed up with the […]

Mary and The Witch’s Flower film review – Not quite the emotional heft of Studio Ghibli

The hand-drawn animation has survived; it features a misfit schoolgirl heroine and once again we are taken on a wildly imaginative trip to a beautifully-realised fantasy world. If there is a whiff of Potter in there, that’s because it is based on Mary Stewart’s 1971 children’s book The Little Broomstick. Mary (voiced in the English […]

Viacom launches studio dedicated to shows for YouTube and Facebook

Viacom has come a long, long way from the days when online video was seemingly its mortal enemy. The media giant has formally launched Digital Studios, a wing dedicated to (you guessed it) original internet shows. The initial programs in the works are all attached to familiar names like BET, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon, […]

Fortnite studio called out by Gears of War director over hiring practices

Enlarge / Former Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski speaks onstage at Spike TV’s 2011 Video Game Awards at Sony Studios on December 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images / Jeff Kravitz) Former Epic Games developer and director Cliff “CliffyB” Bleszinski took public shots at his former employer on Friday in what […]

The Legacy of Isao Takahata, the Underappreciated Half of Studio Ghibli

“Why must fireflies die so young?” On April 5, the world lost an animation titan. Isao Takahata, the co-founder of Studio Ghibli, a frequent collaborator with Hayao Miyazaki, and the director of stunning anime films like Grave of the Fireflies and The Tale of Princess Kaguya, died at 82. But not many people outside of hardcore Studio Ghibli fans […]

This Morning: Rylan Clark reveals secret plan to 'rob' ITV studio before it's knocked down

Former X Factor contestant Rylan Clark-Neal has revealed his cheeky plan to steal items from the ITV studio this week. The 29-year-old TV personality made the shock confession ahead of This Morning’s big move from the London Studios in South Bank to the Television Centre in White City. “I had a real rob up at […]

Google launches Android Studio 3.1 with Kotlin Lint checks, D8 Dex compiler, and C++ CPU profiling

Google today launched Android Studio 3.1, the latest version of its integrated development environment (IDE), with new features around product quality and app development productivity. You can download the new version for Windows, Mac, and Linux now directly from developer.android.com/studio. If you are already using Android Studio, you can get the…Read More