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Peabody Awards: ‘Summer of Soul’ and ‘The Underground Railroad’ Among Final Round of Winners

The Peabody Awards have today announced their fourth round of winners, which include Hulu’s Oscar-winning documentary Summer of Soul, Netflix’s Emmy-winning Bo Burnham: Inside and Amazon’s Emmy-nominated limited series The Underground Railroad. Other notable winners include Netflix’s animated series City of Ghosts, HBO Max’s documentary series Exterminate All the Brutes and PBS’ documentary Mayor. Winners […]

Bo Burnham Drops Hour-Plus of Unreleased ‘Inside’ Footage

Bo Burnham found a memorable way to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his award-winning Netflix special, Bo Burnham: Inside. On Monday, the 31-year-old performer took to social media to announce he was sharing 63 minutes of previously unseen footage that had been recorded for Inside, which Netflix released on May 30, 2021. The footage is […]

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Rothaniel’ and Jerrod Carmichael’s Stunning Act of Faith

The comedian’s recent HBO special is part of a new wave of intimate, introspective stand-up, but it's also a masterful tightrope walk between different kinds of storytelling.

Netflix’s ‘Bo Burnham: Inside,’ ‘Call My Agent!’ Win Comedy Honors, British ‘Help’ Best Drama at 2021 Rose d’Or

Help, a British drama set in a fictional Liverpool care home that shines a light on neglect and abuse in the U.K. care system, has won the top prize for best TV drama at the 60th annual Rose d’Or awards, one of Europe’s leading television honors. Written by BAFTA-award winners Jack Thorne (His Dark Materials) […]

Grammys: Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K. Among Hollywood Stars Nominated

A myriad of Hollywood stars and some controversial figures are among those nominated at the 64th annual Grammy Awards, revealed by the Recording Academy on Tuesday. Dave Chappelle and poet Amir Sulaiman received a nomination for the Netflix special 8:46, in the best spoken word album category. Chappelle has previously won in the same category in […]

Michaela Coel to Bo Burnham: 6 Auteurs Taking Peak TV by Storm

At the beginning of Peak TV, the industry’s visionaries were pushing the envelopes, challenging their audiences to follow along with complex characters and antiheroes whose choices were shocking and maddening — and made for great TV. If one thinks of an auteur as someone who writes, creates and sometimes directs a vision so compelling as […]

Critic’s Notebook: 2021 Emmy Nominations Offer Pleasant Surprises (and ‘Emily in Paris’ Nominations)

As pundits have been saying for months, this year’s Emmy nomination field was always going to be chaotic. Every major series and acting winner from the 2020 ceremony wasn’t eligible, meaning there was the opportunity for a slate of nominees that could either open the door for fresh talent or for utter embarrassment. Fortunately and […]

Bo Burnham Releasing ‘Inside’ Songs as a Streaming Album This Week

Can’t get Bo Burnham’s earworms out of your head? The singer-artist is releasing the catchy dystopian songs from his acclaimed Netflix special Inside this week. Titled Inside (The Songs), the album is coming out Thursday on music streaming platforms. Inside is the YouTube prodigy’s self-shot, one-room special made during the pandemic that chronicles Burnham’s descent into […]

Carey Mulligan’s ‘Promising Young Woman’ Set for Christmas Release in Theaters

Promising Young Woman — starring Carey Mulligan — will open in theaters nationwide on Christmas Day, Focus Features announced Friday.

Carey Mulligan Seeks Revenge in ‘Promising Young Woman’ Trailer

Carey Mulligan spends her nights pretending to be too drunk to function and waits for a "nice guy" to take care of her before she seeks her revenge in Focus Features' first 'Promising Young Woman' trailer, from 'Killing Eve' showrunner Emerald Fennell.

Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Adam Brody Join ‘Promising Young Woman’ Cast

Bo Burnham, the writer-director of 'Eighth Grade,' Alison Brie and Adam Brody have joined the cast of the thriller 'Promising Young Woman,' starring Carey Mulligan as a medical-school dropout who is haunted by a tragedy in her past and leads a double life at night.

Regina King to Glenn Close: Watch the Most Memorable Speeches From the 2019 Spirit Awards

Watch the most memorable speeches from Saturday's 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards.