‘Game of Thrones’ star Maisie Williams wants you to work on a short film with her

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Maisie Williams: Actor, business owner, producer, and all-round badass.Image: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic If you’ve ever fancied working alongside a Game of Thrones star, you might well be in luck. Everyone’s favourite Stark assassin Maisie Williams has announced she’s starting work on a short film — and she’s put out an open call for people to collaborate […]


‘The Inventor’ tries to get a read on Elizabeth Holmes

but she managed to invent a persona that outsized that fact. At least for a little while. The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley RELEASE DATE: 3/18/2019 DIRECTOR: Alex Gibney STREAMING: HBO Alex Gibneys doc on the Theranos scandal is informative but a bit bloodless. Big-name investors like Jim Mattis, George Shultz, and Henry […]


Arrested Development season 5 ends with a whimper

Arrested DevelopmentMuch of the first half of season 5 continued the story of the Bluth familys attempts to build a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. While that takes a backseat in the season’s second half, there are still plenty of references to recent news events, including a few ill-conceived Harvey Weinstein jokes. has […]


What’s streaming on Hulu this April

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Happy April!Image: paramount / tnt / freeform Catching up on the winter TV you missed?  Be sure to not skip over I Am The Night on Hulu this month. Starring Chris Pine and India Eisley, this dark mini-series tells the real-life story of Fauna Hodel, a young woman mysteriously connected to the infamous Black Dahlia […]


Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s Model Y

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Image: courtesy of hbo “She didn’t blink.”  It’s a peculiar observation, but when ex-Theranos receptionist Cheryl Gafner makes it, it’s hard to shake — Elizabeth Holmes, the fraudster behind the now defunct blood testing company Theranos, doesn’t blink.  Or at least when she does blink, it is done with purpose, a cool and calculating gesture […]


‘Workin’ Moms’ is too privileged to be ‘honest’

Workin MomsWorkin MomsKate (showrunner Catherine Reitman) is an ad executive who loves her job and wants to have it all, despite sexism in the workplace and the seemingly impossible task of finding a good nanny for her infant son. Her friend Anne (Dani Carlson), a psychiatrist, has a sassy nine-year-old daughter who dresses and acts […]


The best Netflix original series of 2019, ranked

It only took a matter of weeks for contenders to emerge for the best Netflix original series of 2019. The streaming platform has already pumped out a gut-busting high school sex comedy, a time-bending detective show, and a nuanced comic book superhero adaptation. And those are just the new Netflix originals; several other series have […]