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“It Was a Want, a Must and a Need”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Steve McQueen and His ‘Small Axe’ Creative Team

For Steve McQueen, creating Small Axe — his landmark BBC/Amazon five-part anthology film series set within London’s West Indian community between the 1960s and 1980s — came from a burning desire…

BAFTA TV Awards: Michaela Coel Secures Two Wins, Paul Mescal Claims Leading Actor Honor

Michaela Coel emerged the big winner at Sunday’s BAFTA TV Awards, where her acclaimed drama I May Destroy You added to its growing stash of statuettes.  Coel beat out a fiercely competitive…

Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer, Paul Mescal to Attend Hybrid BAFTA TV Awards

Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer and Paul Mescal are among the nominees set to attend this weekend’s BAFTA TV Awards ceremony in person, with others joining via video link. The hybrid event…

BAFTA TV Craft Awards: ‘Small Axe,’ ‘I May Destroy You’ Clean Up

Small Axe and I May Destroy You were the big winners at the 2021 BAFTA TV Craft awards, celebrating the best creativity behind the camera, on Monday night. In a virtual event broadcast on…

Is ‘Small Axe’ a Film or TV Series? Director Steve McQueen Clears Up Category Confusion

While the collection of five films earned a Globes television nom, the project also landed the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s award for best picture…

‘Small Axe’ Director Steve McQueen Talks to the Real-Life Leroy Logan About Seeing His Story Onscreen in Anthology Series

John Boyega plays former London police officer Logan in 'Red, White and Blue,' the third film in Amazon's series. Say the real Logan of seeing himself depicted: "If…

‘Small Axe’ Cinematographer Steps Into Spotlight With Steve McQueen’s Film Series

Breaking into the big time with Steve McQueen's 'Small Axe' film series, cinematographer Shabier Kirchner has become a critics' darling for his dexterous eye. 

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Pick the 10 Best Episodes of 2020

A revelatory 'Ramy' installment, a bravura chapter in an otherwise uneven 'Fargo' season, and superb samples of 'Lovecraft Country' and 'Pen15' were among the year’s highlights.

Ryan Murphy, Steve McQueen Set to Receive Gotham Awards Tributes

The two directors will be recognized with Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman at the independent film ceremony.

Letitia Wright Faces Backlash After Sharing Anti-Vaccine Video: “My Intention Was Not to Hurt Anyone”

Letitia Wright faced a Twitter backlash Thursday night after posting a link to a video questioning whether people should take any prospective COVID-19 vaccine.