The Grace And Frankie team hope the tide is turning for older women in Hollywood

Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At PaleyFest, we spoke with Tomlin, Fonda, and the rest of the Grace And Frankie team about why there aren’t more shows like it on TV, and why they think things are getting…

The Relaxer crew picks the 5 movies it would take into its post-apocalyptic bunker

Relaxer—one of the “grossest movies of the year”—follows unemployed slacker Abbie (Joshua Burge) who’s given a challenge: he is not allowed to leave the couch until he beats level 256 of Pac-Man. In honor of the film’s release today, we sat down with Joshua Burge, Andre Hyland, and director Joel Potrykus to talk about…

Another flashy musical episode—and Heathers' dark comedybrings the best out of Riverdale

“How very,” indeed! For this season’s big musical episode, “Big Fun,” Riverdale pulls out all the stops with a tribute to Heathers: The Musical. This is the show at its campiest and its most emotionally raw, and Dial M For Maple cannot get enough. Hosts Marah and Cameron kick off the podcast by discussing their…

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre and Matthias Schoenaerts on how The Mustang avoids genre clichés

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s directorial debut The Mustang follows a convict in a rural Nevada prison who, as part of his state-mandated social rehabilitation, joins a wild horse training program. Ahead of its premiere, we spoke with Clermont-Tonnerre and star Matthias Schoenaerts about the film, and how it avoids the…

Idris Elba on tackling DJing, relationships, and parenting with Turn Up Charlie

Co-created by Idris Elba, the new Netflix comedy Turn Up Charlie centers on Charlie, “a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, who is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a ‘manny’ to his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter.” Ahead of the 8-episode first season hitting Netflix this Friday,…

Lolly Adefope talks Shrill, Aidy Bryant, and not listening to critics

Loosely based on Lindy West’s memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, Hulu’s new comedy series Shrill stars Aidy Bryant as Annie, “a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body.” Ahead of the first season hitting Hulu this Friday, we sat down with Lolly Adefope to talk about the show, her co-star…