In ‘The Bear’ on Hulu, a Kitchen Staff Is Nearly Eaten Alive

The new FX television show is one of the most vivid, authentic portrayals of what it’s like to work in food service.

#chefs, #chicago-ill, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #restaurants, #television, #the-bear-tv-program, #white-jeremy-allen

The Wild History of the Real ‘Only Murders’ Building

Viewers of the Hulu series know it as the Arconia, but the Upper West Side building has a name — and a dramatic story — of its own.

#barnett-gary-1956, #condominiums, #extell-development-co, #gomez-selena, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #hoffman-john-screenwriter, #hulu-com, #martin-steve, #only-murders-in-the-building-tv-program, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #short-martin

‘Pistol’ and ‘Angelyne’ Revisit Rock ’n’ Roll Swindles

“Pistol,” about the Sex Pistols, and “Angelyne,” about a sex icon, find the reality in pop-culture fakery.

#angelyne-tv-program, #boyle-danny, #freeman-martin-1971, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #linklater-hamish, #oliver-nancy, #pearce-craig-screenwriter, #pistol-tv-program, #rossum-emmy, #television, #wallace-toby-1996

How ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ Took On Murder and the Mormon Church

A new FX mini-series adapts the investigative book by Jon Krakauer. He and the creator, Dustin Lance Black, talked about their efforts to get at the truth.

#black-dustin-lance, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #edgar-jones-daisy, #fundamentalist-church-of-jesus-christ-of-latter-day-saints, #fx-tv-network, #garfield-andrew, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #hulu-com, #jeffs-warren-s, #krakauer-jon, #television, #under-the-banner-of-heaven-tv-program, #under-the-banner-of-heaven-a-story-of-violent-faith-book

Anna Delvey and the Tinder Swindler: Why We Fall for Scams

You might think you wouldn’t fall for the scams depicted in a crop of new shows about con artists. I know I could.  

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New Hulu Series, ‘The Dropout,’ Wants to Humanize Elizabeth Holmes

In a group interview, Elizabeth Meriwether, Amanda Seyfried and Rebecca Jarvis discuss the new Hulu series about the fall of Theranos and their efforts to reveal the woman beneath the turtleneck.

#holmes-elizabeth-1984, #hulu-com, #jarvis-rebecca-1981, #meriwether-liz, #seyfried-amanda, #television, #the-dropout-tv-program, #theranos-inc

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+ and More in March

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our picks for some of March’s most promising new titles.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #television

‘The Dropout’ Shows Elizabeth Holmes’s Style Evolution

How the costume and makeup teams for “The Dropout,” a new Hulu series, transformed Amanda Seyfried into the disgraced Theranos founder.

#holmes-elizabeth-1984, #hulu-com, #seyfried-amanda, #theranos-inc

‘Pam & Tommy’ Review: The Internet Is for Porn

The raucous story of a stolen sex tape invites its audience to laugh, then asks what’s so funny.

#anderson-pamela-1967, #hulu-com, #james-lily, #lee-tommy, #pamtommy-tv-program, #pornography, #rogen-seth, #stan-sebastian, #television

‘Pam & Tommy’: A Story of Sex, Crimes and Videotape

A new Hulu series starring Lily James and Sebastian Stan is a picaresque romp through the history of the stolen sex tape that changed pop culture.

#anderson-pamela-1967, #content-type-personal-profile, #hulu-com, #james-lily, #motley-crue-music-group, #offerman-nick, #pamtommy-tv-program, #pornography, #prostheses, #rogen-seth, #stan-sebastian, #television, #tommy-lee

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+ and More in February

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our picks for some of February’s most promising new titles.

#apple-tv-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #movies, #peacock-services, #television

Can CNN’s Hiring Spree Get People to Pay for Streaming News?

The network’s boss, Jeff Zucker, tries to make up for lost time by signing Chris Wallace, Audie Cornish and Eva Longoria.

#cable-television, #carlson-tucker, #cbs-news, #cnn, #cooper-anderson, #cornish-audie, #cuomo-christopher, #digital-television-transition, #fox-news-channel, #hulu-com, #king-gayle, #msnbc, #nbc-news, #peacock-services, #wallace-chris-1947, #zucker-jeff

Can Works Like ‘Don’t Look Up’ Get Us Out of Our Heads?

In the doomsday smash and Bo Burnham’s pandemic musical “Inside,” themes of climate change, digital distraction and inequality merge and hit home.

#burnham-bo-1990, #comedy-and-humor, #computers-and-the-internet, #dicaprio-leonardo, #dont-look-up-movie, #global-warming, #hulu-com, #inside-tv-program, #lawrence-jennifer, #movies, #netflix-inc, #pamtommy-tv-program, #squid-game-tv-program, #television

How I Cut My Family’s Cable and Streaming Bill by $170

After I realized we were paying more than $400 a month, I knew I had to do something. Here’s what I learned.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #cable-television, #content-type-service, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #netflix-inc, #paramount-plus, #personal-finances, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #television, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #web-original-programming, #youtube-com

Animated Movies for Adults That Are Generating Oscar Buzz

A handful of animated features gaining attention this awards season take a more mature approach.

#animated-films, #belle-2021-movie, #cryptozoo-movie, #flee-movie, #hulu-com, #i-lost-my-body-movie, #netflix-inc, #the-spine-of-night-movie

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+ and More in January

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to their libraries. Here are our picks for some of January’s most promising new titles.

#apple-tv-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #peacock-services, #television

Catherine Was Great. But Was She a Girl Boss?

In seeking to turn historical women into yassified contemporary heroines, pop culture creators are narrowing what female success can look like.

#catherine-ii-empress-of-russia, #dickinson-tv-program, #dickinson-emily, #hulu-com, #marlow-toby, #moss-lucy, #six-play, #smith-alena, #television, #the-great-tv-program, #theater, #women-and-girls

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO, Hulu and More in December

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our picks for some of December’s most promising new titles.

#amazon-com-inc, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #paramount-plus, #peacock-services, #television

Family-Friendly TV Shows and Movies to Watch Thanksgiving Weekend

Hosting relatives for the holiday weekend? Here are some great films and series that will appeal to all ages.

#amazon-com-inc, #disney-plus, #hulu-com, #netflix-inc, #television

How Do You Make Teen Comedies Today? Buy a High School.

A former school outside Syracuse, N.Y., has been transformed into American High, a production hub for inexpensive films aimed at streaming platforms.

#garelick-jeremy-1975, #hulu-com, #morales-natalie-1972, #movies, #plan-b-movie, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

The Inspiration for ‘Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson’

The New York Times’s latest documentary, premiering Friday, examines the scandal surrounding the performer following the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #cbs-corporation, #documentary-films-and-programs, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #jackson-janet, #moonves-leslie, #pop-and-rock-music, #tagliabue-paul, #television, #timberlake-justin, #winfrey-oprah, #women-and-girls

The Untold Story of Von Dutch

Behind the brand that made trucker hats hot in the early 2000s is a messy corporate origin tale, filled with sabotage and greed.

#documentary-films-and-programs, #fashion-and-apparel, #hats-and-caps, #hulu-com, #the-curse-of-von-dutch-a-brand-to-die-for-tv-program

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO, Hulu and More in November

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our picks for some of November’s most promising new titles.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #dickinson-tv-program, #disney-plus, #hawkeye-tv-program, #hbo-max, #how-to-with-john-wilson-tv-program, #hulu-com, #movies, #television, #the-great-tv-program, #the-shrink-next-door-tv-program, #the-wheel-of-time-tv-program

’90s Sitcoms Shaped Me as an Immigrant Child. What if They Hadn’t?

As a young girl, I emulated characters from shows like “Saved by the Bell” to act American. If only “Never Have I Ever” and“Ramy” had been around back then.

#ansari-aziz, #hulu-com, #immigration-and-emigration, #kaling-mindy, #netflix-inc, #never-have-i-ever-tv-program, #ramy-tv-program, #saved-by-the-bell-tv-program, #television, #that70s-show-tv-program, #yang-alan, #youssef-ramy

‘Dopesick’ Uses Drama, and Michael Keaton, to Give the Opioid Crisis a Human Face

Based on the book by Beth Macy, the new Hulu series roams the hills of Appalachia and the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma to tell a story of greed and suffering.

#dawson-rosario, #dever-kaitlyn, #dopesick-tv-program, #hulu-com, #keaton-michael, #macy-beth, #purdue-pharma, #strong-daniel-w-1974, #stuhlbarg-michael, #television

Review: ‘Dopesick’ Depicts the Opioid Crisis From All Sides

A Hulu mini-series traces the story of OxyContin from the offices of Purdue Pharma to the examining room of an Appalachian doctor (played by Michael Keaton).

#chase-will, #dawson-rosario, #dever-kaitlyn, #dopesick-tv-program, #hulu-com, #keaton-michael, #sarsgaard-peter, #strong-daniel-w-1974, #stuhlbarg-michael, #television

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO, Hulu and More in October

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our picks for some of October’s most promising new titles.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #television

‘Controlling Britney Spears’ Reveals New Details of Her Life Under Conservatorship

A new documentary by The New York Times features interviews with key insiders and people with firsthand information about how the conservatorship controlled the pop star’s life.

#documentary-films-and-programs, #framing-britney-spears-tv-program, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #pop-and-rock-music, #spears-britney, #spears-jamie-1952

A Hollywood Producer and a Master of Adaptation

“That’s my skill,” said Bruna Papandrea, who teamed with Reese Witherspoon on hits like “Wild” and “Gone Girl.” She now has her own company providing shows and movies to a number of streaming services.

#amazon-com-inc, #big-little-lies-tv-program, #hulu-com, #knoll-jessica, #luckiest-girl-alive-book, #movies, #netflix-inc, #television, #witherspoon-reese

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO, Hulu and More in September

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our favorites for September.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #come-from-away-play, #dan-browns-the-lost-symbol-tv-program, #disney-plus, #doogie-kamealoha-md-tv-program, #foundation-tv-program, #goliath-tv-program, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #movies, #peacock-services, #scenes-from-a-marriage-tv-program, #television, #what-we-do-in-the-shadows-tv-program, #y-the-last-man-tv-program

Review: Martin Short Kills in ‘Only Murders in the Building’

Short, Steve Martin and Selena Gomez star in a Hulu comedy about homicide, podcasts and the peculiarities of life in a New York luxury prewar building.

#gomez-selena, #hulu-com, #martin-steve, #only-murders-in-the-building-tv-program, #short-martin, #television

The D’Amelios Are Coming for All of Your Screens

TikTok’s most famous family wants to reintroduce itself on TV. Whatever that means now.

#damelio-charli, #damelio-dixie, #damelio-heidi, #damelio-marc, #hulu-com, #tiktok-bytedance

Why Are Steve Martin, Selena Gomez and Martin Short Working Together? It’s a Mystery.

The three stars forge an unexpected partnership in the Hulu crime comedy series “Only Murders in the Building.”

#actors-and-actresses, #fogelman-dan, #gomez-selena, #hoffman-john-screenwriter, #hulu-com, #martin-steve, #only-murders-in-the-building-tv-program, #short-martin, #television

Elisabeth Moss Wanted to Direct. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Was Her Chance.

The show’s star talked about hopping behind the camera for three episodes this season, including this week’s, and about the scenes that made her cry while doing it.

#campion-jane, #hulu-com, #moss-elisabeth, #scorsese-martin, #television, #the-handmaids-tale-tv-program

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO, Hulu and More in May

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to their libraries. Here are our picks from May’s new titles.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #hulu-com, #television

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu and More in April

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our picks for some of April’s most promising new titles.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #movies, #television

‘Kid 90’ and the Days When Even Wild TV Teens Had Privacy

A documentary from Soleil Moon Frye, star of “Punky Brewster,” and a reunion of “The Real World” remind us that Gen X didn’t curate themselves for mass consumption.

#documentary-films-and-programs, #generation-x, #gosselaar-mark-paul, #hulu-com, #kid-90-movie, #los-angeles-calif, #millennial-generation, #moon-frye-soleil, #movies, #mtv-networks, #new-york-city, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #the-real-world-tv-program, #the-real-world-homecoming-new-york-tv-program

The ‘Solar Opposites’ Creators Apologize for Their Clairvoyance

Who knew an animated series about misanthropic space aliens could feel so relevant? Mike McMahan and Justin Roiland explained ahead of Season 2 why it isn’t their fault.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #content-type-personal-profile, #hulu-com, #mcmahan-mike-screenwriter, #rick-and-morty-tv-program, #roiland-justin, #solar-opposites-tv-program, #television

Best Movies and TV Shows Streaming on Hulu, Disney in March

Every month, streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for March.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #disney-plus, #hulu-com, #movies

Justin Timberlake Apologizes to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson

“I understand that I fell short,” he said on Instagram, adding that he “benefited from a system that condones misogyny and racism.”

#apologies, #documentary-films-and-programs, #framing-britney-spears-tv-program, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #jackson-janet, #pop-and-rock-music, #spears-britney, #timberlake-justin

‘Framing Britney Spears’: The Long Fight to ‘Free Britney’

Britney Spears hasn’t been able to fully live her own life for 13 years, stuck in a court-sanctioned conservatorship. A new documentary by The New York Times examines what the public might not know about the pop star’s court battle with her father for control of her estate.

#courts-and-the-judiciary, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #pop-and-rock-music, #spears-britney

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu and More in February

Every month, streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for February.

#amazon-com-inc, #bliss-movie, #disney-plus, #earwig-and-the-witch-movie, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #judas-and-the-black-messiah-movie, #movies, #nomadland-movie, #television, #tell-me-your-secrets-tv-program, #the-investigation-movie, #the-muppet-show-tv-program, #the-united-states-vs-billie-holiday-movie

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu and More in January

Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for January.

#apple-tv-plus, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #movies, #television

Movie Theaters Are Dying. Did Jason Kilar Deal the Final Blow?

The WarnerMedia C.E.O. was trying to drag Hollywood into the 21st century, but now he’s at odds with the theaters and filmmakers he needs on his side.

#amc-entertainment-holding-inc, #home-box-office, #hulu-com, #kilar-jason, #movie-theater, #movies, #netflix-inc, #regal-entertainment-group, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #warner-brothers-pictures, #warner-media-llc

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu and More in December

Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for December.

#amazon-com-inc, #apple-tv-plus, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #movies, #soul-movie, #sound-of-metal-movie, #sylvies-love-movie, #television, #wolfwalkers-movie, #wonder-woman-1984-movie

‘Animaniacs’ Is Back, Still Zany and Totally Insane-y

The antic cartoon satire of the 1990s returns on Hulu with new episodes, original cast members and steep expectations to fulfill.

#amblin-entertainment, #animaniacs-tv-program, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #harnell-jess, #hulu-com, #macneille-tress, #paulsen-rob-1956, #television, #warner-brothers, #wild-wellesley

‘A Teacher’ Review: After School, Not So Special

Kate Mara and Nick Robinson play a teacher and student in a dangerous relationship in this FX on Hulu mini-series.

#a-teacher-tv-program, #fidell-hannah, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #mara-kate-1983, #robinson-nick-1995, #television

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu and More in November

Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for November.

#amazon-com-inc, #animaniacs-tv-program, #apple-tv-plus, #documentary-films-and-programs, #eaters-guide-to-the-world-tv-program, #fireball-visitors-from-darker-worlds-movie, #hbo-max, #hulu-com, #industry-tv-program, #murder-on-middle-beach-tv-program, #no-mans-land-tv-program, #small-axe-tv-program, #television, #the-flight-attendant-tv-program

11 Reality Shows to Watch With Your Older Kids

A list of series that are exciting, funny, educational and exactly the kind of television that parents should be watching with their preteen and teenage children.

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I Watched ‘Fleabag.’ I Watched ‘Insecure.’ What’s Next?

Our television critic suggests the dramedy “Atlanta,” which has a sense of intimacy and reality.

#atlanta-tv-program, #bojack-horseman-tv-program, #chewing-gum-tv-program, #dead-eyes-radio-program, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #i-may-destroy-you-tv-program, #netflix-inc, #other-peoples-problems-radio-program, #podcasts, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #television, #the-dream-radio-program, #the-magicians-tv-program