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American French Film Festival Embraces Diversity, Cultural Exchange in First Year Since Rebranding

The American French Film Festival (TAFFF) is using cinema to bridge the gap between French and American culture. Presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF), the 26th annual festival returns this year for a second time after a pandemic hiatus in 2020. This year, the festival is committed to not only highlighting the similarities between […]

Netflix Releases Previously Unseen ‘Squid Game’ Clip, Plus Teasers for New Seasons of ‘Hellbound,’ ‘Money Heist: Korea’

Netflix’s Tudum global fan event is taking place across the streamer’s many YouTube channels this weekend, and there are plenty of goodies for the world’s K-drama fans. Among the many sneak peaks shared by the streamer are exclusive first looks at returning Korean hit series like Hellbound, Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area and […]

Emmys: Winners of Color Equally Split Behind and In Front of Camera

At the 74th annual Emmy Awards, there were just as many winners from the global majority honored for their achievements behind the camera as in front of it. To be clear: Out of 25 competitive categories presented live during the Primetime Emmys telecast, seven awards went to people of color, or to programs fronted by […]

‘Squid Game’ Star Lee Jung-jae Makes History With Emmy Win for Non-English Language Series

At the 2022 Emmys, Lee Jung-Jae made history when he won best actor in a drama series for his performance in Netflix’s Squid Game. The actor thanked writer-director Hwang Dong-Hyuk for “making a realistic problem we all face come to life so creatively under screen with a great script and amazing visuals.” (Earlier in the […]

Emmys: All the Details on the Best Dressed Looks

Major style was served at Monday night’s 2022 Emmys, with television’s biggest stars embracing unabashed opulence on the red carpet at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. From Lily James in shimmering Atelier Versace to Zendaya in Maison Valentino and Elle Fanning in a strapless black and pink silk gown meant to evoke thoughts of […]

‘Squid Game’ Stars Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon on Their Emmy Style Strategies

It’s an August morning in the Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea, where a pair of A-list, Emmy-nominated Squid Game stars have convened at a five-star hotel. After wrapping a photo shoot, Jung Ho-yeon is on Zoom, flashing a wide smile and raising both hands to form a heart shape to describe the experience, one […]

Emmys: Selena Gomez, ‘Squid Game’ Stars, Kerry Washington Among First Group of Presenters

Selena Gomez may have missed out on a best actress in a comedy series nod for her role in Only Murders in the Building, but she’ll still get time on the Emmy Awards stage next week. Gomez, who is a nominee for best comedy series as an executive producer on Only Murders, is one of […]

How to Dress Up as ‘Squid Game’ Characters for Halloween with Official Merch and More

Gear up as a contestant, guard or the Front Man with these costumes inspired by Netflix's Emmy-nominated South Korean thriller series.

Creative Arts Emmys: Lee Yoo-mi and Colman Domingo Win for Guest Acting in a Drama Series

Lee Yoo-mi has won the 2022 Emmy for outstanding guest actress in a drama series for her role in Netflix’s Squid Game, becoming the first Korean actress to take home the prize in this category. Colman Domingo has won outstanding guest actor in a drama series for his role in Euphoria. It is the first […]

TIFF: Damien Chazelle, Viola Davis, Eddie Redmayne to Keynote Film Fest

The Toronto Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its In Conversation With… series, to be headlined with appearances by Damien Chazelle, Viola Davis and Eddie Redmayne. Oscar-winning writer-director Chazelle will discuss his career that stretches from Whiplash and La La Land to his upcoming film Babylon, which stars Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. Davis […]

‘Squid Game’ Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk Shares Thoughts on Spinoffs, Teases Season Two

As the creator behind the global phenomenon Squid Game, Hwang Dong-hyuk has had quite a year (or decade, if you count when he actually conceived of the story). Netflix released the Korean thriller Sept. 17 ­— two days before the 2021 Emmy Awards, to give you an idea of anyone’s expectations that the show was […]

Despite ‘Yellowstone’ Snub, Popularity Is a Priority at the Emmys

Over the past decade, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has struggled to inject more populism into the Oscars. Solutions, which haven’t impacted a steady audience decline, have included expanding the number of best picture nominees and floating the idea of a “popular film” category, eventually settling this year for a glorified Twitter […]