Brendan Fraser's rise, fall, and triumphant return
The public discourse has picked up and put down a fascination with Brendan Fraser many times over the years and for varying reasons. His life in the public eye began as a comedy and action megastar, then suddenly he seemed to disappear completely. Now, he's back in the headlines for his stunning lead role in Darren Aronofsky's latest psychological drama 'The Whale,' for which he just earned the Oscar for Best Actor. It was his first lead in 12 years, and his first ever Oscar nod, and now his first ever Academy Award-winning prefix. The win caps off a successful run on the awards circuit this season, as Fraser also took home a SAG Award and Critics Choice Award. Click through to discover the full story of how Brendan Fraser rocketed into Hollywood, crashed lower than we ever imagined, and adamantly climbed his way back up to the top.
The Most Anticipated Netflix Original Movies of 2023
With Chris Hemsworth, Jennifer Lopez, and Adam Sandler on the docket, buckle up—it’s going to be a big year for you and your couch. Attention movie theater lovers: I hate to say it, but 2023 might be the year of watching movies at home. With local theaters closing down and requiring viewers to pay extra for certain seats, you might be in the market for a new viewing experience. May I suggest a Netflix movie night? Earlier this year, the streamer dropped a trailer to promote its upcoming film selection. And from the looks of things? Netflix is coming in hot. Now, you should know that we've had a few favorite early offerings from the streamer so far. The group includes the tell-all documentary Pamela, A Love Story, along with Your Place or Mine, which stars Esquire’s digital cover star Ashton Kutcher. But the rest of the way? You should buckle up, because it’s going to be a big year for you and your couch. If you’re wondering where to begin, look no further. Below we’ve rounded up a list of our most anticipated Netflix original movies of 2023.