Television

Hayward: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and the Golden Age of Mega-Storytelling

“Avengers: Endgame” made over a billion dollars worldwide in its first weekend, shattering just about every record the Hollywood publicity machine bothers to keep. That’s because Endgame is more than just Part 2 of a single story, but the culmination of a 22-film series (plus a few short films and loosely-connected TV shows) that racked up almost $20 billion in combined ticket sales.

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Television Series About Islamic State Stirs Controversy In Saudi Arabia

A television show about the Islamic State group aired by the international Saudi station MBC, is stirring up controversy inside the kingdom and without, particularly among the Syrian opposition. The series, called “The Black Crows” portrays among other things ISIS’ treatment of woman, including the phenomenon of sex jihad.

A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul. Iraqi …

TV Series Maker Says Neo-Nazi Killers Are ‘Germany’s IS’

(AFP) – The maker of a hard-hitting television drama about a notorious wave of racist murders across Germany has compared the neo-Nazi group behind them to a homegrown Islamic State who are far from defeated. Historian Gabriela Sperl told AFP

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