‘Lucifer’ finally comes to its end, joining shows Netflix saved from the fiery pits

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210906111446-shows-and-series-lucifers-final-season-00000530-super-tease.png Network-hopping has become more common in recent years, with established shows that faltered in the ratings on broadcast and cable networks receiving stays of execution primarily thanks to streaming. A brief history also includes “The Expanse” (which went from Read more …

‘Kate’ review: Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars in a Netflix action movie that looks D.O.A. in more ways than one

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210827024453-16-september-streaming-2021-kate-super-tease.jpg Aside from Winstead’s recent role as Huntress in the “Harley Quinn” movie, the most obvious point of reference would be “D.O.A.,” the 1950 film noir starring Edmond O’Brien (subsequently remade with Dennis Quaid) in which a fatally poisoned man Read more …

Patton Oswalt cancels shows in Florida and Utah, saying venues would not comply with his Covid-19 safety protocols

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210909103601-restricted-patton-oswalt-07-15-2021-super-tease.jpg Requests to follow such Covid-19 protocols have become increasingly common in the last few months, as venues have reopened to touring musicians and comedians. Chelsea Handler, another comedian going on tour this year, has required a negative test or Read more …

‘Come From Away’ review: The Sept. 11 Broadway musical lands on Apple TV+ with all of its charms intact

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210907123845-04-come-from-away-apple-tv-super-tease.jpg The live performance of the Tony-nominated show was filmed in New York for an audience that included Sept. 11 survivors and frontline workers, which only adds to the poignance of a presentation that manages to be uplifting, funny and Read more …