Richie Mehta’s Delhi Crime series, about 2012 rape case, hits Netflix

A drama series made by Indo-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta and based on a fatal 2012 gang rape case in Delhi launched on Netflix Friday. Delhi Crime is a fictionalized depiction of real events surrounding the case of medical student Jyoti Singh. The 23-year-old was raped and beaten by six men for hours on a moving bus she was on with a male friend More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Streaming recommendations: The Dirt just brings shocking Mötley Crüe memoir to life, for good or ill

(Countless films and TV series now arrive unheralded on streaming services, leaving viewers seeking something fresh and good to sort through it all. Raju Mudhar’s column Upstream samples the services’ More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Daniel and Eugene Levy discuss decision to end Schitt’s Creek after season 6

TORONTO—Schitt’s Creek fans, prepare to say goodbye to the Rose family. As the hit Canadian comedy series cements its status as a critical and cultural smash during its fifth season, father-and-son More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Stars bring their unflinching Catastrophe to an end

NEW YORK—Even for a show that has been unflinching in its depiction of marriage and family life, the fourth and final season of Catastrophe goes to some uniquely dark places. In its closing stretch, the More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Kit Harington sought therapy after Jon Snow’s epic Game of Thrones twist

Spoiler alert: This story contains spoilers about Game of Thrones. We knew nothing — until now — about how Kit Harington was affected by playing Jon Snow. Kit Harington, seen promoting The Death More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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New Netflix biopic The Dirt prompts rueful reflection from Motley Crue

Partying with Ozzy Osbourne, snorting cocaine off drum kits and having sex backstage with groupies mid-show. These are just a few of Motley Crue’s wild antics depicted in their biopic The Dirt (now streaming More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Coroner says The Young and The Restless star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease

LOS ANGELES—The Young and the Restless star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with excessive drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor, according to a coroner’s report released More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Sasha Pieterse reprises role of Alison in Pretty Little Liars spinoff

LOS ANGELES—Super loyal fans of Pretty Little Liars were not happy when the news broke that the mystery series would end in 2017. Viewers had invested so much time and energy into the show. A lot of the More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Reality TV star ‘Mama June’ arrested in Alabama

TUSKEGEE, ALA.—Reality television star June “Mama June” Shannon has been arrested on drug charges in Alabama. News outlets report that Shannon and a friend, Eugene Doak, were arrested March 13 More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Arrested Development gets little fanfare for fifth season

Arrested Development has made a huge mistake. You probably missed Netflix’s debut Friday of the second half of the comedy’s fifth season. Previous returns of Arrested, a longtime critical and cult hit, More...