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Good Omens is going beyond the book? That’s not a bad sign
While Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett never wrote a sequel, they did sketch out a plot that will now form a second season. If they wanted to continue the story, I want to watch it

Alison Flood

30, Jun, 2021 @12:53 PM

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No lights, no camera: UK TV producers face equipment shortage
Film and television industry struggles with surge in demand for high-end shows fuelled by lockdown binge viewing

Jim Waterson Media editor

13, Jun, 2021 @1:33 PM

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Licence to content: Amazon’s MGM takeover gives it access to Bond and beyond
Another worrying step in the monopolisation of entertainment, the internet giant’s $8.45bn splurge is about adding reams of classic Hollywood IP for its film-making arm to feast on

Peter Bradshaw

26, May, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Amazon buys Hollywood studio MGM in $8.45bn deal
Battle for streaming supremacy hots up after acquisition of studio behind James Bond franchise

Mark Sweney

26, May, 2021 @2:54 PM

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Borat Supplemental Reportings Retrieved from Floor of Stable Containing Editing Machine review – obsolete
Sacha Baron Cohen sequel outtakes, as well as a chance to catch up with Borat’s lockdown buddies and Hillary Clinton, seem completely superfluous in the Biden age

Peter Bradshaw

26, May, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Amazon to stream major National Theatre plays in UK and Ireland
Cumberbatch and McKellen among big names to appears in live-recorded stage shows

Mark Sweney

25, May, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Solos review – a dystopian dud even Anne Hathaway can’t rescue
Despite its A-list cast – including Hathaway, Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman – Amazon’s Black Mirror-inspired anthology is stodgy, cheesy and woefully underdeveloped

Jack Seale

21, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Amazon in talks to buy Hollywood studio MGM for $9bn
The film company, which owns the James Bond franchise, had held talks with Netflix and Apple

Mark Sweney

18, May, 2021 @12:27 PM

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The Underground Railroad review – harrowing, magical, masterful TV
Barry Jenkins’ extraordinary adaptation of the Colson Whitehead novel about escaping the clutches of slavery is hallucinatory and heartbreaking. Just don’t binge-watch it

Lucy Mangan

14, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘We had a therapist on set’ – William Jackson Harper on The Underground Railroad
The Good Place star plays a free man helping slaves to escape in Barry Jenkins’ epic series. The actor talks about the trauma of re-enacting such violent times – and the need to face up to history

Steve Rose

10, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Leonardo review – an insipid portrait of Da Vinci painted by numbers
Even an intense, smock-wearing Aidan Turner can’t salvage Amazon Prime’s cringe-inducing, broad-brush portrait of the Renaissance icon

Lucy Mangan

16, Apr, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Them review – racist horrors lurk behind white picket fences
Amazon’s supernaturally-tinged tale of a black family in 50s LA who are loathed by their neighbours perfectly captures the menacing side of American suburbia

Lucy Mangan

09, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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