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2018 Olivier Awards: Complete list of winners led by ‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Ferryman’

Winners of the 42nd annual edition of the Olivier Awards were revealed in ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall on April 8 hosted by Catherine Tate. Unlike the Tony Awards, which are showcased live on CBS, the Olivier Awards gets only a clips package on ITV later that evening and a live feed on BBC Radio 2.

Hamilton” won a record seven Olivier Awards, including Best Musical and for both leading man Giles Terera and supporting player Michael Jibson. “The Ferryman” took home Best Play as well as the combined award for directing (Sam Mendes) and Best Actress (Laura Donnelly).

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Musicals

Best Musical

An American In Paris

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Girl From The North Country

X – Hamilton

Young Frankenstein

Best Musical Revival

42nd Street

X – Follies

On The Town

Best Actor (Musical)

Ciarán Hinds
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/Filmcast Ep. 457 – Red Sparrow

/Filmcast Ep. 457 – Red Sparrow
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss the Lawrences’ (Jennifer and Francis – no relation) latest collaboration. Also, David and Kristy discuss Derren Brown’s reprehensible new special, The Push. Check out Kristy’s review of it here. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(At)gmail(Dot)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on […]

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‘The Push’ Mastermind Derren Brown Reads James Corden’s Mind and Has Him Eat Glass — Watch

‘The Push’ Mastermind Derren Brown Reads James Corden’s Mind and Has Him Eat Glass — Watch
Magic may not be real, at least not in the “Harry Potter” sense, but that doesn’t mean some performers aren’t capable of suspending our disbelief. Derren Brown appears to be on such performer, as he stopped by “The Late Late Show With James Corden” last night and proceeded to read Corden’s mind while making him eat glass.

Introduced by Corden as “a national treasure back in the UK,” Brown fancies himself a “psychological illusionist” who prefaces his act by saying that nothing he does is magic — even though he’s something of a mind-reader. “It’s all science and psychology,” he clarifies. To demonstrate, he has Corden focus his attention on something unrelated — namely, eating a small piece of a crushed-up lightbulb — as he attempts to figure out what his host is thinking. It’s an elaborate, compelling process that forces Corden to go through several steps as Brown,
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The Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility Featured in 'Girls Incarcerated' Has Shut Down

In the new Netflix docu-series Girls Incarcerated: Young and Locked Up, viewers are taken inside the walls of Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility — home to 170 "students" (not inmates) as they deal with the daily struggles of being a teenager behind bars. Despite the success it had on reforming young women, the maximum security center was shut down before the show premiered on the streaming platform. According to the Madison Courier, the facility was closed last October because of the decreased number of female juvenile students while the state has seen an increase in the female adult offenders in the facility next door. "The move of students from the Madison facility could provide more space to house adult female offenders in the future if space is needed," the publication stated. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) This means that the girls were moved to Camp Summit Boot Camp in Laporte, which will move its
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Mind-Reader Makes James Corden Eat a Lightbulb (Video)

Mind-Reader Makes James Corden Eat a Lightbulb (Video)
America, meet Derren Brown: The British mind-reader is remarkable, and he’s poised to take over the States. Brown’s attempt at Western domination started with countryman James Corden, who invited the psychological illusionist onto the “Late Late Show” Thursday to read his mind — and to blow our’s. Brown and Corden sat at a table with a lightbulb, some green apple and a hammer. The CBS guest than made his host smash the bulb and eat it, while the former read the latter’s mind. Shortly after Corden nailed the bulb, Brown nailed the task. It was the most amazing version of 20 questions...
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Rachel Dolezal Still Insists She's Black and Her Son Reveals He "Resents" Her for It in New Netflix Doc

You haven't heard the last of Rachel Dolezal! The 40-year-old became one of the most controversial figures in America in 2015 when it was revealed that she's not black. Why does that matter? Well, because she was an NAACP leader and had gone out of her way to make people believe that she was! Now, her son is opening up in a new Netflix documentary about his mother's lies and how it affected her family. Still not sure who she is? We have everything you need to know before watching The Rachel Divide. Rachel, who now goes by the name Nkechi Amare Diallo, was forced to resign from her position as the leader of the Spokane, Wa chapter of the NAACP after they learned that she lied about being black. She had gone to great lengths to appear African-American, from perming her hair to tanning her skin. She also lied in her biography,
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‘The Push’ Creator Derren Brown on His Next Netflix Special: It Will ‘Push a Lot More Buttons’

If you were shocked by the trailer for “Derren Brown: The Push,” that might be due to your location relative to the Atlantic Ocean. The one-hour TV special/social experiment, where one man is placed in a situation designed for him to commit murder, comes from Derren Brown, whose previous psychological mazes have tried to get retirees to steal a valuable work of art or convince people to bet their life savings on horse races.

Brown is a known TV quantity in the UK from stage and screen, but he’s virtually unknown in the United States. That’s why the simulated murder on “The Push,” his first big exposure to most Americans, was like throwing people here in the deep end.

“I’ve had 15 years of doing this kind of thing in the UK,” Brown told IndieWire. “When ‘The Push’ went out there originally, there was just a feeling of,
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‘The Push’: Netflix Special That Tests Human Compliance Is a Life-or-Death ‘Nathan for You’

[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for the Netflix special “Derren Brown: The Push.”]

For a special that seems almost entirely geared to answer one climactic question, “The Push” is surprisingly spoiler-resistant. Magician/sociologist Derren Brown unveiled this elaborate TV experiment in the UK back in early 2016, but it’s just now making its way to the States via Netflix. Purporting to answer the question of whether or not a random individual could be psychologically coerced into justifying the killing of another person, the twisted entertainment of “The Push” comes in all the moments before that fateful ending task.

The set-up is simple: Take one unsuspecting person, chosen for his human suggestibility, and lead him through a series of tiny tasks that slowly make him more perceptible to carrying out an unthinkable task. As the on-screen string-puller directing a cast and crew of hundreds through a thoroughly choreographed set of circumstances, Brown plays coy with whether or not
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Fascinating Trailer For Netflix's The Push Follows a Real Psychological Illusionist Convincing Someone to Commit Murder

The Push is an intriguing special coming to Netflix that focuses on a real psychological illusionist named Derren Brown as he seriously tricks a man into committing a murder. This thing looks crazy! Brown organizes a whole elaborate setup to push some poor guy into killing someone. Apparently Brown has been doing shows like this in the United Kingdom for a few years, but this is his first American special. Here's the synopsis:

In The Push, Brown exposes the psychological secrets of obedience and social compliance. He expertly lifts the lid on the terrifying truth that, when confronted with authority, our natural instinct is to unflinchingly obey without question – to such an extent that even the most moral people can be made to commit the most horrendous acts, simply because they are told to do so.

This is seriously one hell of cruel prank to pull on someone! It's downright unsettling.
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Um, Netflix Has a New, F*cked Up Reality Show Where the Goal Is Murder

On Tuesday, Netflix released a trailer for a new show called The Push. "Chris is enmeshed in a web of lies, and that's important," says the voice of Derren Brown, a British psychological illusionist. "I need him to feel like there's no way out when he's told to commit murder." Yep, this show is an elaborately constructed experiment involving over 70 actors. The show is created by Brown himself, and it's an insane psychological exercise: if it's successful, Chris will decide to commit murder by pushing an innocent person off a building. Even the trailer alone raises a lot of questions. If this even ethical? Will Chris need loads of therapy if he literally makes the active decision to kill another human? What exactly is the benefit here? According to Entertainment Weekly, this is only the first of three Netflix specials from Brown, all of which will supposedly test the limits of human sanity and morality.
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‘The Push’ Trailer: A Netflix Special About Convincing Someone to Commit Murder

There’s a new special coming to Netflix that’s literally about tricking a man into committing murder. It’s called The Push, and it hails from a “psychological illusionist” from the UK named Derren Brown. Brown is one of the world’s greatest mentalists, and he’s been making shows in the United Kingdom for years, but this is […]

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Can Netflix ‘Push’ You to Commit Murder? Watch First Trailer for Startling Special (Video)

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Can Netflix ‘Push’ You to Commit Murder? Watch First Trailer for Startling Special (Video)
If you never thought you were the kind of person who would kill someone, U.K. “psychological illusionist” Derren Brown is out to test that theory with his new Netflix special “The Push.” In the first trailer for Brown’s event on the streaming service, we see his attempts to test the limits of “social compliance” and how far you can make someone bend their own morals. Oh, and you also feel really bad for the guy at the center of a scenario as group of pair actors try to convince him to commit — and cover up — a murder. To see if...
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The Push: Netflix Reality Special Attempts to Manipulate Someone Into Committing Murder — Watch Trailer

If you’re reading this, here’s a friendly warning: Your day is about to get a lot darker.

Netflix on Tuesday released the official trailer for The Push, a disturbing new special from British psychological illusionist Derren Brown which aims to see just how far a person has to be provoked in order to commit murder.

The special, available to stream on Feb. 27, puts an ordinary man — unaware that everyone else involved is a paid actor — in an unnerving scenario in which he’s eventually forced to decide whether to literally push an elderly millionaire off a ledge to his death.
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‘The Push’ Trailer: Netflix Series Wants to Know If You Would Push Someone Off a Ledge

‘The Push’ Trailer: Netflix Series Wants to Know If You Would Push Someone Off a Ledge
Do you still shudder at the thought of hearing “The Weakest Link” host Anne Robinson say: “You are the weakest link… Goodbye”? If so, Netflix has another seriously twisted British reality show for you. It’s called “The Push,” and it sounds like the most messed up reality show since “Survivor” (or maybe that crazy Russian one that allowed murder). Arriving stateside via Netflix later this month, “The Push” is a social experiment show led by “psychological illusionist” Derren Brown. Using actors and elaborate scenarios, Brown tests the moral mettle of poor unsuspecting contestants by trying to manipulate them into committing murder.

Per the official synopsis: “Brown exposes the psychological secrets of obedience and social compliance. He expertly lifts the lid on the terrifying truth that, when confronted with authority, our natural instinct is to unflinchingly obey without question – to such an extent that even the most moral people can
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Netflix schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in February

Netflix has confirmed that a slew of new original series will be debuting on the streaming service in February. There will also be new to Netflix seasons of some of your favorites from other networks. Likewise, there will be plenty of movies making their first Netflix appearances including Martin Scorsese‘s Oscar-winning “Goodfellas,” Quentin Tarantino‘s “Kill Bill” double feature, the “Oceans” trilogy, and all the films in the “American Pie” franchise.

Of the new Netflix originals, several stand out as particularly binge-worthy, including season 1 of the sci-fi series “Altered Carbon” and the sophomore edition of the teen drama “Greenhouse Academy.” And there are episodes of both the new David Letterman and Joel Hale talk shows.

Feb. 1

3000 Miles to Graceland

42 Grams

Aeon Flux

American Pie

American Pie 2

American Pie Presents: Band Camp

American Pie Presents: The Book of Love

American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile

Ella Enchanted

Extract

Goodfellas
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What’s Coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime in February 2018

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon will bring content for fans of the holiday and those who have had enough of love.

Uma Thurman’s action-packed thrillers “Kill Bill: Vol. 1” and “Kill Bill: Vol. 2” can be added to Netflix queues starting in February. Other films coming to the streaming service are “Men in Black,” “Meet the Fockers,” and “Ella Enchanted.” Bravo’s “Imposters” and Netflix’s “Queer Eye” reboot will also be added.

A few classic movies are joining Hulu in next month, including Harrison Ford’s “Sabrina” and “Mystic Pizza,” starring Julia Roberts. For the kids, “Agent Cody Banks,” and “Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds” will be added. Fans of “One Tree Hill” can watch all nine seasons of the teen series.

Amazon Prime will roll out new seasons for some of its original series in February, with the “The Tick: Season 1B” and the
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What’s Coming to Netflix in February 2018

“Ocean’s 8” will be coming to theaters in June, but in the meantime, Netflix is letting viewers catch up on the original series, adding “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Twelve,” and “Thirteen” to the streaming service in February. Also coming to the Netflix this month is the “American Pie” series, “Ella Enchanted,” “The Hurt Locker,” and “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.”

On the TV side, new shows “Altered Carbon,” “Seven Seconds,” “Everything Sucks!,” and “The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale” will be streaming, along with new comedy specials from Fred Armisen and Marlon Wayans.

Check out the full list below:

Feb. 1

3000 Miles to Graceland

42 Grams

Aeon Flux

American Pie

American Pie 2

American Pie Presents: Band Camp

American Pie Presents: The Book of Love

American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile

Ella Enchanted

Extract

GoodFellas

Forgotten

How the Beatles Changed the World

John Mellencamp: Plain Spoken

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Lara Croft:
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First Footage From Duncan Jones' Mute Featured in Netflix Trailer For Upcoming Releases

Netflix has released a promo video featuring some of the films and series that they have coming in the month of February. One of the most anticipated films on that line-up include Duncan Jone's sci-fi noir film Mute, and this trailer actually offers us our first look at some footage from it! That footage includes Alexander Skarsgard and Paul Rudd. The film is set to be released on February 28th.

Below the promo, you'll find a full list of films and series that are coming to Netflix next month, and there's going to be plenty of new stuff to enjoy! It includes all of the American Pie films, the Kill Bill flicks, Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's trilogy, The Frankenstein Chronicles, Goodfellas, and more.

Week of 2/1/18

3000 Miles to Graceland - 2/1/18

42 Grams - 2/1/18

Aeon Flux - 2/1/18

American Pie - 2/1/18

American Pie 2 - 2/1/18

American Pie Presents: Band Camp - 2/1/18

American Pie Presents: The
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British Illusionist Heads To Netflix With New Mind-Bending Special

British illusionist Derren Brown is heading to Netflix after the Svod service ordered a new special and scooped up two of his previous mind-bending specials. The move comes after Brown's live U.S debut Secret had a successful run off-Broadway last year. Netflix is to launch a new Brown special on the streaming service and it will also air Derren Brown: The Push and Derren Brown: Miracle, which aired on Channel 4 in the UK. I hear that Brown's new special, details of which…
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Exhilarating Trailer For the Horror Anthology Movie Ghost Stories with Martin Freeman

I'm a huge fan of horror anthology films and this new one from the UK called Ghost Stories looks great! The creepy film in based on the long-running British horror stage show created by English magician Andy Nyman. The film centers around a psychologist and arch-skeptic named Professor Phillip Goodman. His rationality is tested when he "stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three terrifying hauntings. He then embarks on a mission to find rational explanations for the ghostly happenings."

The movie stars Andy Nyman as Goodman, and he's joined by a solid supporting that includes Martin FreemanAlex LawtherJill HalfpennyPaul WhitehouseNicholas BurnsKobna Holdbrook-SmithDaniel HillDerren Brown, and Ryan Oliva.

This movie looks like it'll be a fun and scary flick and I'm looking forward to checking it out! Ghost Stories will be released something this year, but no specific date is given. Watch
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