Nicola Barber

  • 10 Netflix movies you need to watch before they expire in June

    Netflix giveth, Netflix taketh away. Finding decent movies and TV shows to watch on Netflix used to be a huge pain. In fact, just a few short years ago, the bulk of the company’s catalog was filler that most people had no interest at all in watching. That, however, is no longer the case. These…

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  • Batman May Appear in ‘Suicide Squad’ After All

    When iconic Batman villains the Joker (Jared Leto) and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) were announced as part of Warner Bros.’ “Suicide Squad” lineup, fans began to wonder whether Ben Affleck’s Dark Knight might also appear in David Ayer’s supervillain team-up film. Now it appears we may have our…

    Variety
  • ‘Fast and Furious 8′ Looks Like It’s Going to be Bloody, Set in New York

    Vin Diesel and Ludacris just opened the longest tease campaign ever. That’s right, with Furious 7 still showing in select theaters and not even two full months after its release, two of the stars of the massively successful franchise posted on Instagram about part eight. Already. Fast & Furious 8…

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  • Tatum O'Neal Reveals A Surprise Fact About Her Sexuality

    In a candid interview with People magazine, Tatum O'Neal opens up about her relationship with son Kevin McEnroe. But it's her revelation about her sexuality that will surprise many fans of the Oscar-winning actress."I like women," O'Neal, whose new film, "She's Funny That Way," is slated for…

    Huffington Post
  • Digital Audience Ratings: ‘Pixels’ Parades 35 Years Of Pac-Man

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) – Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR – Film measures what entertainment content is resonating most…

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  • Baby Boomers Challenge Media’s Worship of Youthful Demos

    The May rating sweeps are ostensibly a time for networks to put their best foot forward, trying to boost ratings to help affiliates. So what does it say that the survey that ended last week was bookended by events featuring sexagenarians: Bruce Jenner, 65, coming out as a transgender woman in an…

    Variety
  • 'San Andreas': 10 Things Only Dwayne Johnson Can Get Away With!

    If anyone is going to take on the biggest earthquake in recorded history, it has to be Dwayne Johnson – 9.6 ain't got nothing on The Rock! A massive disaster movie about an estranged husband and wife traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco in order to save their daughter in the midst of an epic…

    Access Hollywood
  • ‘MasterChef’ Ratings Rise, ‘Briefcase’ Debut Tops Viewership, ‘500 Questions’ Dips

    The Golden State Warriors secured a long, long desired NBA Playoffs Finals slot last night with a 104-90 win over the Houston Rockets on ESPN, but on the Big 4 it was unscripted that was heating up the opening days of summer. The big boy of Wednesday night was MasterChef (1.5/6) on Fox and it was…

    Deadline
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    Simon Pegg Talks About How To 'Man Up'

    Executive Producer and star of the comedy romance film 'Man Up' Simon Pegg chats with us in London about the film and the unique world of online dating. Listen in.

    Celebrity Wire
  • Mattel's New Scrabble Ad Wonderfully Demonstrates There's Magic In Words

    Video Mattel has launched a new film in support of its Scrabble board-game franchise and it's a winner. It has heart, it tells a great story, and best of all it's a product demo. Give it a look and I'll break it down. Great use of storytelling. Let's just start there at the highest

    Forbes
  • VIDEO: Supermotos in the New Point Break Trailer

    I really cannot explain why I love ’80s movies the way I do. I hate them, but I love

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  • California Rebounds Sharply in 2014 Feature Film Production

    Amid rising optimism about California’s status as a production center, producers returned to California last year in a big way as the state became the top site for major feature films with 22 of the top 106 projects, according to a new Film L.A. study. The number of California-made projects — 18…

    Variety
  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter Targeted As Visa, Coke Kick Up Pressure

    Less than a day before FIFA’s elections, beleaguered president Sepp Blatter is facing growing pressure to speak out or resign following Wednesday’s arrests in Switzerland of top executives from the world soccer organization. Major sponsors threatened to take action in response to the crisis. Visa,…

    Deadline
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    Cinema: Larrain eyes bright future for Latin American film

    Chilean film dirctor Pablo Larrain talks about the future of Latin American cinema after his film "El Club", won the Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film festival.

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  • Trevor Noah Takes Over ‘The Daily Show’ On September 28

    The Daily Show With Trevor Noah premieres September 28. It’s going to be sexy, according to the video from Comedy Central. Last month Jon Stewart announced he will depart as the show’s host on August 6. Stewart had previously said he would step down after more than a decade as the show's host.…

    Deadline
  • Marc Maron Discusses Growing His Alter Ego on IFC Comedy

    The comedian talks with THR about the third season of his IFC comedy and honoring podcast fans with "a fictionalization" of real stories.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Tonys: Bryan Cranston, Larry David, Jim Parsons Among Presenters

    Neil Patrick Harris, Amanda Seyfried, David Hyde Pierce and Rose Bryne will also present at the June 7 ceremony.

    The Hollywood Reporter