She Will Rise Movie

Plenty of political scandals have been turned into features films and TV shows, but the complicated rise and fall of former Congresswoman Katie Hill is one of the more unique stories to come out of Washington DC in recent memory, and soon it will become a streaming movie from Blumhouse TV.

Katie Hill, the former representative of California’s 25th Congressional District, resigned from her position a year ago after allegations surfaced of inappropriate sexual relationships with staffers in her office and on her congressional campaign. Hill told her story in the book She Will Rise: Becoming a Warrior in the Battle for True Equality, and now Elisabeth Moss is on board to play the politician in an adaptation of the book. But this project is already rubbing some people the wrong way. Read More »

Wet Hot American Summer live read

Are you ready to head back to Camp Firewood? No, Wet Hot American Summer director David Wain has not announced a third Netflix series set in that universe, but instead, here’s something that’s arguably even better: Wain and many of the film’s cast members are getting together for a live read of the script. Read on for details on that, as well as information about an upcoming reunion of the cast members of HBO’s popular comedy series Veep. Read More »

borat 2 teaser

Borat is back, baby. And it’s like nothing at all has changed for the Kazakh TV personality played by Sacha Baron Cohen in the 14 years since he took America by storm. He’s got the same boxy suit, the same mustache, the same oblivious attitude — but this time, people know his face. So he has to go undercover in Borat 2, though like many of his antics, it doesn’t go so well. See how Borat tries to pull that off in a newly released teaser, which reveals the official release date on Amazon.

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who is america

If there’s one thing that can be singled out as the key to comedy, it’s timing. And Sacha Baron Cohen certainly timed his teaser for his Borat sequel right, releasing a video from the “Republic of Kazakhstan” praising President Trump’s performance in last night’s U.S. presidential debates. But the funny thing is: he released it before the debate even happened. Watch the Borat 2 teaser below

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whose vote counts explained trailer

You’ve probably heard the resounding instruction plenty of times by now: vote. The U.S. presidential elections are coming this November, and it’s tantamount that you vote. But why are all these Hollywood celebrities encouraging you to vote? Why the urgency around it? That’s a bigger and more complicated question than can be answered in a short internet blog, which is why Vox has produced a Netflix docuseries called Whose Vote Counts, Explained, which dives into the deep and messy history of voting in the U.S., and who can rig it. Watch the Whose Vote Counts, Explained trailer below

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the west wing reunion special

Only the greatest political emergency can bring the Bartlet administration back together for the first time in 17 years — and this election year definitely qualifies. The cast of Aaron Sorkin‘s beloved political drama The West Wing are reuniting in an HBO Max special, which will premiere on the platform on October 15, just two weeks before the November presidential elections. HBO Max announced the October premiere date of A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote with a photo of star Martin Sheen back behind the desk.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7 Trailer

If the new The Trial of the Chicago 7 is any indicator, the movie will undoubtedly be a key player in the upcoming awards season. The timely and relevant story focuses on the peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention that turned into a violent clash with police and the court case that followed when seven protesters were charged by the federal government with conspiracy. What followed was a case full of biased politics, unabashed corruption, and absolute prejudice. Sound familiar? Read More »

John Lewis: Good Trouble Contest

If Donald Trump refuses to come to your funeral, you’ve probably done something right. And in the case of the late United States Representative John Lewis, he did a lot of things right, especially when it comes to bettering the country and fighting unending battles for civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration.

You can find out about the storied and incredible life of this man in the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, arriving on digital on September 27, followed by DVD on September 29. And if you enter our giveaway to win a digital copy of the film, then you can watch it for free and share it with all your friends and family members. Find out how to enter and win below. Read More »

original jurassic park trio

Before Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum return to Isla Nublar one more time in the upcoming Colin Trevorrow-directed Jurassic World: Dominion, the original Jurassic Park trio are getting out the vote. Dern, Neill, and Goldblum teamed up to encourage Jurassic Park and Jurassic World fans to register to vote on National Voter Registration Day.

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all in the fight for democracy streaming

This Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and in the spirit of patriotism, Amazon is lifting its prime video paywall for the Amazon Original documentary All In: The Fight for Democracy for 24 hours. The documentary, which examines the issue of voter suppression in the United States, heavily features former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives Stacey Abrams, who will host an online watch party for the filming tomorrow.

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