The star filmmaker opens up to Melissa Leon about her Netflix actioner “The Old Guard,” why her Spider-Man spinoff fell through, and coaching white Hollywood on Black Lives Matter.
Melissa Leon is an entertainment editor at The Daily Beast and a three-time National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award winner. She covers film, TV, comics, and more. If the apocalypse comes, beep her.
The animated Adult Swim show has returned after a long hiatus. It was worth the wait.
The new Shudder docuseries “Cursed Films” explores the horror-movie productions (“Poltergeist,” “The Omen”) that people have deemed “cursed” for all the death surrounding them.
The life of the famed, flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologist is chronicled in “Mucho, Mucho Amor,” a new documentary that sheds light on the icon’s rise and abrupt vanishing from TV.
The new doc “Once Upon a Time in Uganda,” which was to premiere at SXSW, tells the story of Nabwana IGG, a DIY Ugandan filmmaker whose Wakaliwood studio is a font of creativity.
The “Leftovers” and “Watchmen” creator opens up to Melissa Leon about his controversial/postponed film about rich liberals hunting backwoods conservatives for sport.
Melissa Leon explores “Emma.,” the latest adaptation of the Jane Austen novel courtesy of director Autumn de Wilde and star Anya Taylor-Joy.
The first Asian-American woman to direct a superhero film opens up to Melissa Leon about giving Harley Quinn the crazy-fun movie she deserves.
After being wasted in the godawful “Suicide Squad,” the DC supervillain is given quite the showcase in Cathy Yan’s outrageously fun blockbuster.
The second season of the Netflix phenomenon is just as vital and necessary as the first—plus, plenty of Gillian Anderson.