Crown, The: British Culture Minister Calls for Fiction Label on Netflix Hit Series

“I fear a generation of viewers who did not live through these events may mistake fiction for fact,” said culture secretary Oliver Dowden. 

Oscar 2021: Best Supporting Actor–Predictions

Oscar 2021: Best Supporting Actor–Predictions of Frontrunners; Strong Contenders; Also in the Run

Notturno: Gianfranco Rosi’s Timely Documentary about “Ordinary” Lives in the War Zones

The strongest, most devastating sequence is set in a classroom, depicting a series of interviews between a psychologist and some elementary school children held captive with their families by ISIS. 

LOL: Amazon French Comedy Competition

Philippe Lacheau will present the series, an adaptation of a Japanese format, in which 10 famous French comedians compete to try and make each other laugh while keeping a straight face.

Oscar 2021: Italy Selects Docu Notturno for International Feature Category

Italy has picked Notturno, an observational documentary by director Gianfranco Rosi (Fire at Sea) to be its 2021 Oscar contender in the best international feature category.