How ‘The Wire’ and philosophy helped Alex Garland create the new FX on Hulu series ‘Devs’

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The director of ‘Ex Machina’ delivers his first TV show, Devs, a heady plunge into quantum mechanics, freewill, and near-tech—with a splash of ‘The Wire.’ For writer and director Alex Garland’s first foray into television with his sci-fi thriller Devs , he knew he would have the narrative bandwidth of hour-long episodes to unspool a complex storyline of quantum mechanics and conspiracies. Read Full Story

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In wake of coronavirus, Hollywood should stream ‘Mulan,’ ‘Quiet Place 2,’ and new Fast and Furious

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As the big studios delay their big spring movies because of the pandemic, they need to commit to putting them on their new streaming services. On Thursday morning, John Krasinski, the writer-director-star of A Quiet Place Part II , announced that he and his studio, Paramount Pictures, would be holding the release of their highly anticipated sequel due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Story

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ALCU’s Executive Director says defunding police budgets will be his ‘North Star’ going forward

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“I’ve been the head of the ACLU for almost 20 years, I feel like I’ve seen it all. This is different.” The ACLU has long fought against police misconduct and racial injustice by supporting efforts to reform the police through lawsuits against policies like stop-and-frisk and conducting investigations that expose internal corruption. But after witnessing the protests—and the police response—across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death, ACLU executive director Anthony Romero says his organization’s main focus now will be on defunding police department budgets. Read Full Story

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Hulu’s ‘Ramy’ is back—with even more provocative questions for the Muslim-American diaspora

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In its second season, Ramy Youssef’s series about a first-generation Egyptian American doesn’t shy away from exploring the thornier aspects of the protagonist’s life. There aren’t many shows that are willing to drag their title character through the mud of a moral obstacle course the way that Ramy has. Ramy Hassan (the fictional alter ego of creator Ramy Youssef) is hot off season one , where he was a selfish, misled twenty-something eager to get the most out of his life and live it in a way that is in line with his faith. Read Full Story

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