JOHN DAVID WASHINGTON
This Netflix film shows a new, complicated kind of love story
Today on Reel Talk, movie reviewer Greg Russell got the chance to watch Netflix’s latest flick, Malcolm & Marie, which is available to watch now. The film stars John David Washington and Zendaya as they play a couple going through the dramatic highs and lows of an intense, unconventional love story. Greg was able to sit down and talk with John David Washington about his role in the film. “It definitely breaks the traditional love story genre,” Washington said. He said the film gets into the more serious sides of love and the struggle it can take to maintain a relationship.
New this week: Foo Fighters, 'Malcolm & Marie' and Snoopy
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Directed by Goro Miyazaki (Hayao Miyazaki’s son), “Earwig” follows a 10-year-old orphan girl who gets some unconventional adoptive parents. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— Foo Fighters’ 10th album was originally supposed to be released last year but was one of many projects delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fela’s son and grandson, Femi Kuti and Made Kuti, will release a double album called “Legacy +” on Friday. Ad— “Peanuts” puppy Snoopy gets top billing in “The Snoopy Show,” an Apple TV+ animated series debuting Friday on the streaming service.
In 'Ma Rainey,' channeling the blues of August Wilson
Following “Fences” and “Ma Rainey,” he intends to continue adapting Wilson’s famed American Century Cycle, a 10-play series spanning each decade of the 20th century. All of Wilson's plays hum with the sorrowful beauty of the blues but “Ma Rainey" is soaked through. On a sweaty, summer day, a band has gathered at a white-owned recording studio to cut a new record with Ma Rainey (Davis), the pioneering “Mother of the Blues,” and an unapologetically liberated woman from the South. It’s Cutler and Slow Drag and Ma Rainey talking," says Wolfe. For Davis, Ma isn't a character she wants to let go of, or stop admiring.
It’s finally time to head back to the theater. Don’t forget your popcorn!
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. Greg gave this movie 4 out of 5 reels. Tenet stars John David Washington who manipulates the flow of time to prevent World War III. This “history lesson” film stars Ethan Hawke (John Brown) , Daveed Diggs (Fredrick Douglas), Joshua Caleb Johnson (Henry Shackleford) and more. Greg gave this 4 out of 5 reels.
'Tenet' to open internationally first, in US a week later
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Elizabeth Debicki, left, and John David Washington in a scene from "Tenet." Warner Bros. said Monday that Tenet will not make its August 12 release date. Warner Bros. on Monday said Tenet will arrive in more than 70 countries on Wednesday, Aug. 26, including Japan, Russia, much of Europe, Australia and Canada. The $200 million thriller will open in the U.S. a week later on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Warner Bros. will also deliberately spread out its opening weekend, debuting the film mid-week to space out eager moviegoers.
Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' delayed indefinitely by virus
Warner Bros. said Monday that Tenet will not make its August 12 release date. And unlike previous delays, the studio this time didnt announce a new target for the release of Nolans much-anticipated $200 million thriller. (Melinda Sue Gordon/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)NEW YORK Christopher Nolan's Tenet, which had hoped to herald Hollywood's return to big theatrical releases, has yet again postponed its release due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Warner Bros. said Monday that Tenet will not make its August 12 release date. Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich said the studio will soon share a new 2020 release date for Tenet."