Best TV Shows 2017 | TV Critic Tim Goodman’s Year-End List | Hollywood Reporterhttps://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/best-tv-shows-2017-tv-critic-tim-goodmans-year-end-list-1067531The final season of an HBO masterwork, the latest opus from one of America’s top documentarians and a surprise treat from Epix are among The Hollywood Reporter chief TV critic’s 46 favorites of the year.
‘Justice League’ Proves Superhero Origin Movies Are Dead | Hollywood Reporterhttps://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/justice-league-proves-superhero-origin-movies-are-dead-1059674It could be the final nail in the coffin after ‘Captain America: Civil War’ successfully introduced Spider-Man and Black Panther ahead of their solo movies. The Avengers gets the band together, but all the band members had already been introduced in previous movies. Justice League moves things along by introducing half the band members in addition to bringing them together. Perhaps despite the disappointing box office and critical response, Justice League will pave the way to make superhero movies more streamlined, the introductions of the new characters were more-or-less successful.
Late-Night Hosts Speak Out About Gun Violence in Wake of Las Vegas Tragedy | Hollywood Reporterhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/late-night-hosts-speak-gun-violence-wake-las-vegas-tragedy-1045047Jimmy Kimmel choked up in an emotional response to the deadly attack, while Seth Meyers had a pointed message for Congress. “I can only say that I’m sorry,” Trevor Noah said on The Daily Show. “I’m sorry we live in a world where people will put a gun before your lives.” “I don’t think it should be so easy for one demented person to kill so many people so quickly,” Conan O’Brien added, before concluding, “Something needs to change.”
Emmys: Winners List 2017 | Hollywood Reporterhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/emmys-winners-list-2017-1035991Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ won for best drama series, while HBO’s ‘Veep’ nabbed best comedy series honors.
J.J. Abrams to Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’; Release Date Changed | Hollywood Reporterhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/jj-abrams-replace-colin-trevorrow-as-star-wars-episode-ix-writer-director-1037933The film has been shifted to a Dec. 20, 2019, release date.
‘Black Mirror’ Predicted New Apple Technology | Hollywood Reporterhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/black-mirror-predicted-new-apple-technology-1038237After Apple unveiled its Face ID feature, the Twitter account for Charlie Brooker’s Netflix anthology responded with its own memorable avatar from 2013.
Netflix’s ‘Five Came Back’ Deals with Issues of War, Art and Truth | Creative Planet Networkhttp://www.creativeplanetnetwork.com/news/produce/netflixs-five-came-back-deals-issues-war-art-and-truth/617913Netflix’s new three-part documentary Five Came Back tells the story of five legendary Hollywood directors–John Ford, John Huston, Frank Capra, William Wyler, and George Stevens–who went to the frontlines of World War II to film documentaries, newsreel footage, propaganda pieces and more.