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‘Come Away’ Reveals Just How Difficult Adapting Fairy Tales Can Be

The trick to adapting Peter Pan is embracing that it’s a tragedy at its core. So many children’s stories are sadder and often more horrifying than they appear, though only in ways that become more clear once the reader grows up. Two of the most familiar English-language children’s stories, and among the most frequently adapted, are Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland , each of which gets blended into an odd remix in the new live-action fantasy drama Come Away . Some elements of the c...
Tags: England, Movies, Drama, Disney, Features, David, Angelina Jolie, John, Peter Pan, Anna, Pixar, Jack, David Oyelowo, Wonderland, Alice, Brad Bird

10 Best Shopping Scenes in Movies

10 Best Shopping Scenes in Movies ComingSoon.net has determined some of the best shopping scenes in cinematic history. Check out our picks below! Millions of shoppers storm stores on Black Friday and warm up their trigger fingers for Cyber Monday. However, some of us will be staying home and pinching pennies—we’ve seen enough elaborate shopping montages—which we’ve tried to reenact in real life—to know that sometimes money is best left unspent. Conversely, some have cleared their schedules t...
Tags: England, New York, Movies, Alyssa Milano, Tom Hanks, Rebecca, Fifth Avenue, Gucci, North Pole, Buddy, Isla Fisher, Josh, Cal, Kevin, Tiffany, Jacob

Audio Production Awards 2020 winners announced

The winners for the Audio Production Awards 2020 have been announced during an online ceremony hosted by Jeremy Vine and Snoochie Shy. It was a good night for George the Poet and producer Benbrick as they collectively won four Gold awards for ‘Have you heard George’s Podcast?’ This included Benbrick winning ‘Best Arts Producer’ with the judges saying: “We were simply blown away by the originality of this audio. It mixed amazing topics with a unique soundscape, and was outstandingly creative”....
Tags: England, Top, Awards, Bbc, Production, Radio, Radio industry, Jeremy Vine, Lauren Laverne, Brixton, George, BBC Radio, Gareth Evans, Prison Radio, Jon Holmes, Annie Nightingale

BBC Local Radio drops networked late show plan

BBC Local Radio will retain its current structure of local and regional late shows in an apparent U-turn on the decision to introduce a networked late show. The corporation said in July that syndicated programmes would air across all BBC locals at 10pm each day, with more on weekends. But in an email to staff today, Head of Audio and Digital Chris Burns said: “As we look to increase localness across BBC England, we will now be keeping local and regional late shows. “I would like to thank all ...
Tags: England, Top, Digital, Bbc, Radio, Bradford, Radio industry, Bbc Local Radio, Chris Burns, Bbc Radio Bradford

The 10 Coolest Native Americans in Film

The 10 Coolest Native Americans in Film ComingSoon.net has picked some of the coolest Native American characters in cinematic history. Check out our picks below! When you see a Native American character on the big screen, you make note of it. When it comes to representation in Hollywood, Native Americans have gotten the short end of the stick… sort of like they did with that whole colonization thing. That said, the least a listicle can do is pay homage to the best crime fighters, historical ...
Tags: England, Hollywood, Movies, Thanksgiving, Jack Nicholson, Virginia, Disney, Actors, Fbi, Suicide Squad, Native Americans, Johnny Depp, Predator, Lincoln, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Disney Princess

BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streamer in December 2020

BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streamer in December 2020 BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV offering the biggest collection of streaming British television in North America, has unveiled its December slate! Next month, the lineup includes the premiere of Lennon’s Last Weekend, a documentary revealing the last-ever interview with John Lennon, as well as award-winning titles such as Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Great Expectations starring Golden Globe Aw...
Tags: UK, England, TV, New York, Movies, John Lennon, Samsung, The Beatles, Ireland, TV News, BAFTA, Jane Austen, Harry Potter, Streaming, Jk Rowling, Gillian Anderson

New Head of Audio role for Geoff Jein at TBI

Producer Geoff Jein has been appointed as Head of Audio at independent production company TBI Media. Geoff has worked with many well known presenters including Chris Evans at BBC Radio 2, Christian O’Connell at Absolute Radio and Jamie Theakston & Emma Bunton at Global. In the past 12 months at TBI he’s Exec Produced projects including the ACF funded VE Day tribute Absolute Radio 40s, Sleeping… with David Baddiel for Audible and Magic with the Musicals from the London Palladium. After spells...
Tags: UK, England, London, Australia, Bbc, People, Radio, Southern Cross, Magic, David Baddiel, Chris Evans, TBI, BBC Radio, Geoff, Absolute Radio, ACF

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Emma.’ Dares to Let Jane Austen’s Least Lovable Heroine Be a Brat

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Emma. Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: In Regency-era England, the “handsome, clever, and rich” Emma Woodhouse fills her long, lazy hours by matchmaking her friends and family, but finds herself wildly out of her depth and humbled by her own missteps and mistakes. Why It’s Essential Viewing: It’s kind of insane that A...
Tags: Hbo, England, Movies, Earth, Features, Netflix, Jane Austen, Gwyneth Paltrow, Regency, Alicia Silverstone, Emma, Elizabeth Bennet, Wilde, Austen, De Wilde, Regency England

This Week In Trailers: Death of a Ladies Man, Canvas, Assassins, The Surgeon’s Cut, The Ripper

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week, we lose our minds, talk to a doc, jet on over to Malaysia to kill our brother, try to solve a murder mystery in England, and see wh...
Tags: England, Movies, Indonesia, North Korea, Uncategorized, Ireland, This Week In Trailers, Malaysia, Miami, Movie Trailers, Vietnam, Jfk, Pixar, Assassins, Leonard Cohen, Charlotte

‘The Reckoning’, the Latest Horror Film From Director Neil Marshall, Heads to RLJ Entertainment and Shudder for 2021 Release

The Reckoning, the latest from The Descent director Neil Marshall, has found a home: RLJ Entertainment and horror streaming service Shudder have purchased the film for a 2021 release. The movie, which follows a woman falsely accused of being a witch, has had somewhat of a bumpy road. The project was originally set up at MoviePass Films (remember them?), and then, things got further bogged down when star and co-writer Charlotte Kirk, who is also dating Marshall, became embroiled in two Hollywood...
Tags: England, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, US, Warner Bros, Devil, Marshall, Kirk, Sean Pertwee, Joseph Anderson, Ron Meyer, RLJ Entertainment, Neil-Marshall, Shudder, Descent

CS Interviews: Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer Discuss Fireball

CS Interviews: Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer Discuss Fireball The fascinating new documentary Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds is now streaming on Apple TV and ComingSoon.net was able to sit down and talk with the film’s directors, Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer, who discussed what it was like to travel around the world to discover the power behind meteorites. Here’s the synopsis: A journey across the planet and universe explores how meteorites, shooting stars and deep impact...
Tags: South Korea, England, TV, Texas, Movies, Interviews, La, Nasa, Apple TV, Earth, United States, Antarctica, Cambridge, New Mexico, Costa Rica, San Andreas Fault

The Crown Season 4 Episode 5 and Episode 6 Recap

The Crown Season 4 Episode 5 and Episode 6 Recap In the previous episodes of Netflix’s The Crown, Charles and Diana married, and Margaret Thatcher led a war against Argentina for the Falklands. The Crown Season 4 Episode 5 followed Michael Fagan who broke into the Queen’s bedroom, and The Crown Season 4 Episode 6 documented Charles and Diana’s trip tour of Australia. Unemployed Michael Fagan was a man down on his luck. His ex-wife was seeing another man and wouldn’t let him see their child...
Tags: England, TV, Movies, Australia, Netflix, Margaret Thatcher, TV News, Argentina, Diana, Buckingham Palace, Charles, William, Downing Street, Recap, TV Recap, Queen Mother

Biggest round so far for the Audio Content Fund

The Audio Content Fund has announced the latest recipients of grant funding to make public service content for commercial and community radio, with its biggest single funding round. The new funded projects will broadcast across 84 different radio stations, and will be produced by 15 different independent production companies. The fund, which is financed by the UK Government, has allocated £397k to the projects, which it estimates will be heard by more than five million listeners. This fundin...
Tags: UK, England, Scotland, US, Radio, Yorkshire, Fund, Radio industry, John Whittingdale, Cic, Sam Bailey, Dizzy Gillespie, Exeter Phoenix, Nick Easter, Magic Radio, ACF

Walmart's website just crashed once again from PlayStation 5 frenzy

Walmart had a resupply of PlayStation 5 consoles on Thursday afternoon. They sold out nearly instantly. Walmart The PlayStation 5 launched last Thursday, but it has been nearly impossible to buy. The only certain way to get a PlayStation 5 at launch was by preordering it. But at least one retailer is selling PS5s digitally on a first-come, first-served basis: Walmart. The first drop of PlayStation 5 consoles was at noon ET on launch, and it promptly took down the entire Walmart web store. ...
Tags: Gaming, Europe, UK, England, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Walmart, Eu, E-commerce, Playstation, Sony, Retail, Bots, Resellers

The legend of D.B. Cooper, the mystery hijacker who got away, gets a fresh look

On Thanksgiving eve in 1971, D.B. Cooper jumped out of an airplane and into history. Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727 using a bomb as a threat. Once his demands were met for $200,000 and 4 parachutes, he released the passengers during a stopover and then jumped out of the plane later on somewhere over Washington state. Cooper, whose real name is not known, was never found, dead or alive, and only minimal evidence was ever recovered. Most notably, there were stacks of matching bills found in a r...
Tags: Google, Hbo, England, Movies, Washington, Sport, Fbi, Things To Do, Soccer, Santa Claus, Tbs, Boeing, Steven Spielberg, Usc, Manila, Joseph

talkSPORT secures England cricket exclusive

talkSPORT will be the exclusive radio broadcaster for England’s tour of South Africa starting this month, with every ball of every game live on talkSPORT 2. The broadcasting team includes talkSPORT cricket regulars, Mark Butcher, Steve Harmison, Gareth Batty, Alex Tudor, Neil Manthorp, Jarrod Kimber and Andrew McKenna, plus England bowler Kate Cross and former South African players Shaun Pollock, Dane Vilas and Alfonso Thomas join the team for the series. talkSPORT Drive presenter and former...
Tags: England, Radio, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Steve Harmison, Talksport, Kate Cross, Alfonso Thomas, Station News, Lee Clayton, Darren Gough, Andrew McKenna, Shaun Pollock Dane Vilas

New to Stream: Acorn TV’s December 2020 Lineup!

New to Stream: Acorn TV’s December 2020 lineup! Acorn TV has announced its upcoming lineup for the month of December, including the premieres of the British period drama A Suitable Boy from Oscar-nominated director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding) and a virtual reunion of the cast of cult classic Canadian comedy series Slings & Arrows, which featured Rachel McAdams (Game Night). You can check out the full lineup below! RELATED: Mandatory Streamers: Change Will Challenge Tradition in The Crown ...
Tags: Facebook, England, TV, Movies, Australia, India, Disney, Bbc, New York Times, New Zealand, TV News, Jane Austen, Streaming, Npr, Rachel Mcadams, Jeremy

CS Interview: Star David Oyelowo Talks Fantasy Family Drama Come Away

CS Interview: Star David Oyelowo talks fantasy family drama Come Away Just in time for the film’s theatrical and digital debut, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with two-time Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo (The Midnight Sky) to discuss his role in the fantasy-based family drama Come Away. RELATED: CS Video: Come Away Interview With Director Brenda Chapman PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRef...
Tags: UK, England, London, Movies, Interview, Disney, US, Toronto, Features, David, Egypt, Angelina Jolie, Jordan, Peter Pan, Jack, David Oyelowo

The Crown Season 4 Episode 1 and Episode 2 Recap

The Crown Season 4 Episode 1 and Episode 2 Recap Netflix’s The Crown is back with a highly anticipated season featuring portrayals of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana. In The Crown Season 4 Episode 1, Queen Elizabeth met the newly chosen Prime Minister, while Lord Mountbatten counseled Charles on his affairs with women, and in The Crown Season 4 Episode 2, the customs of Balmoral Castle test the Thatchers and Diana Spencer. The Mountbatten Bombing The struggles between E...
Tags: England, TV, Movies, Netflix, Ireland, Margaret Thatcher, TV News, Diana, Buckingham Palace, Camilla, Ira, Charles, Iceland, Recap, Cabinet, TV Recap

CS Interview: Saoirse Ronan Talks Docudrama Romance Ammonite

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Interview: Saoirse Ronan Talks Docudrama Romance Ammonite Ammonite is now playing in theaters and, based on critical reactions, already looks like an Oscar contender. To celebrate the film’s release, we spoke with the great Saoirse Ronan, who dropped some interesting insights into the production, her chemistry with Kate Winslet and the challenges of working on the film. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}...
Tags: England, Movies, Interview, Lionsgate, Brooklyn, Wes Anderson, Kate Winslet, Francis, Kate, Greta Gerwig, Charlotte, Saoirse Ronan, Mary, Hanna, Winslet, Ronan

Chris Burns shares vision on the future of radio

Maintaining live local news across England will continue to be a core part of the local radio offering in 2025, the BBC’s Head of Local Radio Chris Burns has said. Speaking in her session at the Radio Academy Festival, Chris gave her vision for local radio five years from now, and talked about how she thinks the BBC will sit alongside commercial and community radio, and how new technology will play a part. Chris said: “Events this year have shown the power of local radio. Coronavirus has bee...
Tags: England, Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Devon, Radio industry, Chris, Radio Festival, Chris Burns, Liverpool City Region, Radio Devon, Radio Merseyside, Local Radio Chris Burns

Epix’s Pennyworth Season 2 Trailer: Bring Down the House

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Epix’s Pennyworth Season 2 Trailer: Bring Down the House Epix has released the official Pennyworth Season 2 trailer ahead of the series’ second season premiere on December 13, 2020. You can check out the trailer now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googl...
Tags: Video, UK, England, TV, London, Movies, Rome, Gotham, House, British Army, TV News, Streaming, Dc, north London, Sas, Alfred

Data shows how Apple TV Plus' breakout comedy 'Ted Lasso' has grown into a word-of-mouth hit

"Ted Lasso" Apple TV Plus Apple TV Plus' breakout comedy "Ted Lasso" has slowly but steadily grown in audience demand since debuting in August, according to data from Parrot Analytics. The series peaked around 50 days after its debut and was 25 times more in demand than the average series in the US at that time. It hasn't fallen much in demand since. The series is one of Apple's best reviewed original shows with an 88% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes. Apple has already renewed it for seaso...
Tags: Apple, England, TV, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Analysis, Streaming, Jason Sudeikis, Jacob, Willa Paskin, Tech Insider, Parrot Analytics, Travis Clark, Ted Lasso

Ofcom approves two Bauer area change requests

Ofcom has approved requests from Bauer to change its approved areas in the North, and South and West, of England, following a public consultation. ‘Yorkshire & Lincolnshire (Bauer)’ will now encompass 17 FM licences including the Northallerton licence which previously sat within Ofcom’s North East of England approved area. Bauer is already operating the Northallerton licence as part of its Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region, broadcasting the regional Drive show on Greatest Hits Radio from Leed...
Tags: England, Top, Radio, West, Ofcom, Yorkshire, Radio industry, Leeds, Lincolnshire, Bauer, south west England, North and South, Northallerton, Shaftesbury, Bauer Radio, Bournemouth Fire Radio

Two in five Brits prefer local radio stations

People who enjoy local stations over national ones are more likely to listen to commercial radio and less keen on podcasts than the average person, according to a YouGov poll. Some 38% of Brits tend to (29%) or definitely (9%) agree that they prefer local radio stations to national ones. A closer look at those who definitely agree shows that their media habits in general differ from the wider population. Two in five (39%) said they listened to commercial radio in the last week when surveye...
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Radio, Radio industry, Yougov, South East

CS Interview: Director Max Winkler Discusses Drama Film Jungleland

CS Interview: Director Max Winkler Discusses Drama Film Jungleland Max Winkler’s Jungleland is set to make its debut on streaming platforms on November 10. To celebrate, we reached out to the director who was gracious enough to shed a little more insight into the emotionally charged film. You can check out the interview below and pre-order your copy of the movie here! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh...
Tags: England, Bruce Springsteen, Movies, Interview, Massachusetts, America, Flower, Emmy, Jack, Ridley Scott, Jack O'connell, Lion, Pacific Northwest, Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Mann, Jessica

In the Earth: Neon Announces Filming Wrap for Ben Wheatley’s Secret Horror Film

In the Earth: Neon Announces Filming Wrap for Ben Wheatley’s Secret Horror Film Coming off from the recent release of Netflix’s thriller film Rebecca, it looks like director Ben Wheatley has secretly set up his next major project with NEON officially announcing that filming has wrapped on Wheatley’s new pandemic horror film titled In the Earth. The English filmmaker is no stranger to the horror genre as he was first known for his breakout works on psychological horror films such as Kill List...
Tags: England, Movies, Horror, US, Earth, Rebecca, Netflix, Warner Bros, Neon, Wheatley, Ben Wheatley, Starke, Movie News, Tom Quinn, Daniel Blake, Jeff Deutchman

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Holidate' to 'Mile 22'

"Holidate." Steve Dietl/NETFLIX Netflix's "Holidate" was the most popular movie on the platform this week. Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular movies on Netflix every Friday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix's "Holidate," a Christmas-themed romantic comedy, is its most pop...
Tags: England, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Cnn, Features, Netflix, Marseille, New York Times, Edward Snowden, Mark Wahlberg, Army, South Sudan

BBC local radio helps worshippers in lockdown

People of faith can hear broadcasts from clergy, musicians and the occasional celebrity during lockdown via their local BBC radio station this lockdown. Since March the network of 39 stations has been broadcasting a 30-minute Christian service at 8am each Sunday. This weekend features a special Remembrance Sunday service led by the Anglican Bishop to the Forces, the Right Reverend Tim Thornton. The next eight weeks see services from the likes of new Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell, Method...
Tags: England, John Sentamu, Bbc, Radio, Justin Welby, Christian, Trafalgar Square, Vincent Nichols, Keith, BBC Radio, Baptist, Local Radio, Kristyn Getty, Stephen Cottrell, Tim Thornton, BBC oNE

‘Bridgerton’ Trailer: Shonda Rhimes Brings a Little Scandal in Her First Netflix Series

Scandal (and the creator of Scandal) has come to Regency England. Shonda Rhimes’ first major original series for Netflix has finally arrived, with a glitzy, racially diverse trailer that puts Rhimes’ signature brand of soap to the period drama. Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn’s best-selling series of novels, and from the trailer, looks like a Gossip Girl threw on a corset. Watch the Bridgerton trailer below. Bridgerton Trailer When Shonda Rhimes first signed a multimillion dollar dea...
Tags: England, London, Television, Movies, Shonda Rhimes, Abc, Netflix, Duke, Cw, Julie Andrews, Shondaland, Rhimes, Julia Quinn, Regency England, TV Trailer, Bridgerton

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