Mary J. Blige in a still from The Umbrella Academy (2019). Photo: Netflix

Netflix superhero series The Umbrella Academy, starring Ellen Page, puts dysfunctional spin on the genre

  • Streaming giant takes on Marvel and DC Comics at the superhero game with The Umbrella Academy
  • Mary J. Blige plays an assassin in the series, based on comics written by My Chemical Romance singer, that follows a messed-up family of superheroes
Topic |   Netflix

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Mary J. Blige in a still from The Umbrella Academy (2019). Photo: Netflix
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Peter Jackson will mine 55 hours of never-before-seen footage of The Beatles filmed during recording of Let It Be in 1969 for a new documentary about the band’s last album.

From Rings to Ringo: Peter Jackson to direct Beatles Let It Be documentary

  • New Zealander famous for Lord of the Rings trilogy says film about the making of The Beatles’ last album will be ‘ultimate fly-on-the-wall experience’
  • He will mine 55 hours of never-before-seen footage, and 140 hours of audio, and use new film restoration technology he used for first world war documentary
Topic |   Fame and celebrity

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Peter Jackson will mine 55 hours of never-before-seen footage of The Beatles filmed during recording of Let It Be in 1969 for a new documentary about the band’s last album.
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