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Will the Netflix Generation Understand ‘The Boys in the Band’?

Famed Broadway director Joe Mantello tells MEL why his adaptation of the 1968 classic meets the moment in 2020

‘The Boys in the Band’ Is a Love Story About the Dysfunctional Families We Create With Our Friends

This Netflix adaptation of the landmark 1968 play about a group of gay New York men is acidic and bruising, but underneath it’s about how communities take care of one another when the outside world shuns them.

‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ Turns the Killing of Shanann Watts Into a Queasy Found-Footage Documentary

The Netflix film draws from text messages, Facebook posts and other media to tell the story of Watts and her daughters’ murder. Rather than providing insight, though, it becomes an uncomfortable exercise in rubbernecking.

Henry Cavill Is Too Hot to Play Sherlock Holmes

Sorry, but Holmes is supposed to be a weirdo literary twink — not a caked-up muscle daddy