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Each month, Netflix rolls out new content. From the Dec. 1 to Dec. 21, almost every week this month has a Netflix new release to be excited about. Here’s a list of shows and movies I’m most looking forward to.

I know December has already started, but I’ll begin with some things that came out on the first.

“Dark” is a new German-produced supernatural-mystery that actually looks pretty interesting. The trailer teases a kidnapping mystery that is deeply and intricately intertwined with the history of the town it happens in. “Dark” is a brand-new show, so I can’t speak to its quality, but the description and trailer was enough to leave me intrigued.

“Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and its sequel arrived on the first, and silly though they may be, I’m eager to watch them. Classic Jim Carrey 90s comedy films, these movies are good for a few mindless laughs. “Ace Ventura” is

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Macau Festival Chief on Making the Casino Capital into a Major …

Mike Goodridge, the event’s new artistic director, discusses Macau’s unique appeal for a global film industry event and why Netflix has only made movie festivals more vital.

The Macau international film festival — the latest addition to the global film festival circuit — kicks off its second edition in the casino enclave Friday with the crowd-pleasing opening film selection of Paddington 2.

An impressive roster of international film figures will walk the red carpet in support of the nascent event, including Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner, Hong Kong action hero and Rogue One star Donnie Yen, K-Pop phenom D.O. and Michelle Yeoh (to be seen next in Warner Bros’ Crazy Rich Asians), among others.

Last year’s inaugural International Film Festival Awards Macao (IFFAM) saw its natural first-event growing pains compounded by the abrupt resignation of founding artistic director Marco Mueller just days before opening night. But the local Macau government

Read more at: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/macau-festival-chief-making-chinas-casino-capital-a-major-moviegoing-destination-q-a-1065644

Macau Festival Chief on Making the Casino Capital into a Major Moviegoing Destination (Q&A)

Mike Goodridge, the event’s new artistic director, discusses Macau’s unique appeal for a global film industry event and why Netflix has only made movie festivals more vital.

The Macau international film festival — the latest addition to the global film festival circuit — kicks off its second edition in the casino enclave Friday with the crowd-pleasing opening film selection of Paddington 2.

An impressive roster of international film figures will walk the red carpet in support of the nascent event, including Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner, Hong Kong action hero and Rogue One star Donnie Yen, K-Pop phenom D.O. and Michelle Yeoh (to be seen next in Warner Bros’ Crazy Rich Asians), among others.

Last year’s inaugural International Film Festival Awards Macao (IFFAM) saw its natural first-event growing pains compounded by the abrupt resignation of founding artistic director Marco Müller just days before opening night. But the local Macau government

Read more at: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/macau-festival-chief-making-chinas-casino-capital-a-major-moviegoing-destination-q-a-1065644

Oklahoma Sooners Football: Connor McGinnis wins Mortell Holder of the Year Award

Oklahoma Sooners holder Connor McGinnis has won the Mortell Holder of the Year (HOTY) Award. The Heritage Hall (Oklahoma City) product won a fan vote conducted on Twitter.

His kicker, Austin Seibert, has had a fantastic season as a placekicker. Anyone who has seen Ace Ventura: Pet Detective knows that it all starts with the hold, so McGinnis has played a huge role in Oklahoma’s success this season. Seibert hit all 75 of his PAT attempts this season and made 15 of 18 field goal attempts.

Connor’s kept the laces out for Austin all season!

Austin Seibert did a great job of bringing awareness to this award, as he created and starred in a video promoting McGinnis. The following video was posted last Friday:

Read more at: https://www.crimsonandcreammachine.com/2017/12/7/16749592/oklahoma-sooners-football-connor-mcginnis-wins-mortell-holder-of-the-year-award

Oklahoma Sooners Football: Connor McGinnis wins Mortell Holder …

Oklahoma Sooners holder Connor McGinnis has won the Mortell Holder of the Year (HOTY) Award. The Heritage Hall (Oklahoma City) product won a fan vote conducted on Twitter.

His kicker, Austin Seibert, has had a fantastic season as a placekicker. Anyone who has seen Ace Ventura: Pet Detective knows that it all starts with the hold, so McGinnis has played a huge role in Oklahoma’s success this season. Seibert hit all 75 of his PAT attempts this season and made 15 of 18 field goal attempts.

Connor’s kept the laces out for Austin all season!

Austin Seibert did a great job of bringing awareness to this award, as he created and starred in a video promoting McGinnis. The following video was posted last Friday:

Read more at: https://www.crimsonandcreammachine.com/2017/12/7/16749592/oklahoma-sooners-football-connor-mcginnis-wins-mortell-holder-of-the-year-award

How to Cope When You Get Bad Grades In A Creative Degree

This is a sweeping generalization, but I think it’s fair to say that everyone who studies anything creative studies it because they love it. No graphic designer or filmmaker went out and did a whole soul crushing degree because they couldn’t get into law and wanted to have an incredibly unstable future.

So, what the fuck do you do when you create something beautiful and totally genius only to get a 52/100? Hysterically cry while eating fistfuls of grated cheese? Shave your head Britney style? Attack your lecturer’s office window with your MacBook? All are good. But coping like a real person is better. Here’s how to avoid the hectic crush to your self-esteem.

OK, I know. Your character design is your flawless baby. Your tutor doesn’t understand. Your entire worth as a human lies in the layout of this one marketing folio and if this fails you might as well

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IFFAM: Udo Kier to Receive Career Award – Variety

Veteran German actor, Udo Kier is set to receive a career achievement award this week at the International Film Festival Awards. With more than 200 films to his credit, he deserves an award for longevity, if nothing else.

In his career early days, Kier was associated with numerous horror and genre films, ranging from the niche, to the mainstream and art house. Some had titles like “Spermula,” “Oi Erotomaneis,” and “Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein.” But the 1970s also saw him star in notorious BDSM drama “Story of O,” and Dario Argento’s horror classic “Suspiria.”

Since then he has built a career that stretched from Europe to Hollywood, and encompassed TV (“Berlin: Alexanderplatz,” “Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated”) as well as film. Hollywood roles include “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” “Blade” and disaster film “Armageddon.” Big-budget Euro-Chinese indie, “Iron Sky: The Coming Race” recently brought him to China to shoot.

Kier will

Read more at: http://variety.com/2017/film/asia/iffam-udo-kier-career-award-1202632734/

IFFAM: Udo Kier to Receive Career Award

Veteran German actor, Udo Kier is set to receive a career achievement award this week at the International Film Festival Awards. With more than 200 films to his credit, he deserves an award for longevity, if nothing else.

In his career early days, Kier was associated with numerous horror and genre films, ranging from the niche, to the mainstream and art house. Some had titles like “Spermula,” “Oi Erotomaneis,” and “Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein.” But the 1970s also saw him star in notorious BDSM drama “Story of O,” and Dario Argento’s horror classic “Suspiria.”

Since then he has built a career that stretched from Europe to Hollywood, and encompassed TV (“Berlin: Alexanderplatz,” “Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated”) as well as film. Hollywood roles include “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” “Blade” and disaster film “Armageddon.” Big-budget Euro-Chinese indie, “Iron Sky: The Coming Race” recently brought him to China to shoot.

Kier will

Read more at: http://variety.com/2017/film/asia/iffam-udo-kier-career-award-1202632734/

New movies and TV streaming on Netflix, Amazon, HBO, Hulu and Showtime

“The Crown” (available Friday on Netflix): The second season of the very acclaimed and very award-winning “The Crown” drops Friday on Netflix, with Claire Foy continuing her brilliant run as Queen Elizabeth II. This season will boast plenty of royal drama for the queen, including meeting President Kennedy (Michael C. Hall), Princess Margaret’s relationship with Tony Armstrong-Jones (Matthew Goode), the 1956 Suez crisis, as well as Elizabeth’s ongoing marital conflict with Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Matt Smith).

The first season of “The Crown” was a stateside success for Netflix, thanks to evergreen interest in all things royal. The return of the show was already highly anticipated, but the recent engagement announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle certainly won’t hurt.

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (Netflix): The second-best superhero movie of the year (No. 1: “Logan”) flings the lovable rogues to opposite ends of the universe. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) is reuniting

Read more at: http://www.roanoke.com/news/trending/new-movies-and-tv-streaming-on-netflix-amazon-hbo-hulu/article_70c0e2e4-0ec9-575d-8543-559e89eac04a.html

New movies and TV streaming on Netflix, Amazon, HBO, Hulu and Showtime

“The Crown” (available Friday on Netflix): The second season of the very acclaimed and very award-winning “The Crown” drops Friday on Netflix, with Claire Foy continuing her brilliant run as Queen Elizabeth II. This season will boast plenty of royal drama for the queen, including meeting President Kennedy (Michael C. Hall), Princess Margaret’s relationship with Tony Armstrong-Jones (Matthew Goode), the 1956 Suez crisis, as well as Elizabeth’s ongoing marital conflict with Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Matt Smith).

The first season of “The Crown” was a stateside success for Netflix, thanks to evergreen interest in all things royal. The return of the show was already highly anticipated, but the recent engagement announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle certainly won’t hurt.

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (Netflix): The second-best superhero movie of the year (No. 1: “Logan”) flings the lovable rogues to opposite ends of the universe. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) is reuniting

Read more at: http://www.oanow.com/news/trending/new-movies-and-tv-streaming-on-netflix-amazon-hbo-hulu/article_082b3555-5bf0-5c1c-bbb7-e0a96bac235a.html