Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen, and Jermaine Harris star in the upcoming Amazon Studios film ‘The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things’.
Set to release this Friday January 29th, Supernova is writer/director Harry Macqueen’s most recent offering. Starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth, the film has received rave reviews from critics, some of whom are hinting at possible Oscar nominations in the near future.
Whenever I told people I was working on this list, a typical response was, “What even came out this year?”
Exclusive: Author Alex Wheatle Talks Seeing His Life Story in Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ Series [Video]
Author Alex Wheatle MBE was surprised when Steve McQueen approached him to feature his life story in his new anthology series, Small Axe currently streaming on Amazon Prime. Originally part of the writer’s room, Wheatle didn’t expect the Academy Award-nominated director to ask if he could center an episode on him. The series follows five stories of the West Indian experience in London over different decades. Alex Wheatle is the fourth film in the series, and it details the author’s life growing up in London’s foster care system before moving to a youth hostel in Brixton where he developed his crucial rocker sound. After being arrested during the Brixton riots, Wheatle met a Rastafarian, Simeon, who helped him change his path and influence him into the person he is today. The Knockturnal got the chance to sit down with the author and discuss his feelings on seeing his life story on TV, the representation of Jamaicans in media, the crucial rocker sound, and how his life in Brixton changed him for the better.
“Alex Wheatle” is currrently streaming on Amazon Prime Video as part of Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe” anthology series.
Steve McQueen’s rousing 5-part film series ‘Small Axe’ is set to be released weekly starting November 20th on Amazon. These pugnacious and sensual films highlight the experiences of West Indian people in London in the 70s and 80s. Three of the features premiered at the New York Film Festival to great acclaim, building a wave of anticipation for their wide release.
The ‘Sound of Metal’ starring Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci and directed and co-written by Darius Marder aims to bridge the gap between hearing audiences and the deaf community.
The Lie starring Joey King, Mireille Enos, and Peter Sarsgaard is a thriller that centers around the lengths parents will go to to protect their child. Part of Amazon Prime Video’s series Welcome to the Blumhouse, “The Lie” is one of the featured films in the installation.
Exclusive: Sarita Choudhury, Sunita Mani & Omar Maskat Talk Welcome to The Blumhouse’s ‘Evil Eye’ [Video]
Mothers always know best—right? After watching this movie, we’re going to go ahead and say yes. In a nutshell that is the plot line of the upcoming horror film “Evil Eye” streaming on Amazon Prime Video on October 13. The film is part of the series Welcome to the Blumhouse.
There are many coming-of-age films set in high schools that focus on different cliques: the mean girls, the nerds, the jocks, the theater kids, etc., but what Selah and the Spades dir. Tayarisha Poe makes clear from the first frame is: this is not that sort of movie. The cliques or factions are not a byproduct of the genre, but rather the foundation of the movie.