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12:00 PM on 06.12.2014

Netflix Now: EEE 2014 Edition

It's been a great week. We got a new PSY single featuring Snoop Dogg, lots of videogame announcements were made during the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (check out our sister site, Destructoid, for all of that stuff), an...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 06.05.2014

Netflix Now: Three Kardashians and a Baby Edition

After all of this time, I'm still keeping up with the Kardashians for some reason. Kim and Kanye (not Kanye and Kim, hilariously enough) or "Kamye/Kimye/Kimchi" had their wedding, and now one of the Kardashians sisters is pre...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 05.29.2014

Netflix Now: Dumb Phones Edition

Did you know there's a new trend where kids are giving up their smartphones in favor of "dumb" ones? I guess when phones do everything (and inspire terribly premised videogames), and everyone and their grandmother gets a hold...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 05.22.2014

Netflix Now: Edumacated Edition

It's the end of the school season, folks. Lots of bright eyed kids are graduating, joining the real world, and then will wander around for a year before deciding what to do. I miss those days too. I mean, I don't miss not hav...

Nick Valdez

5:00 PM on 05.15.2014

Netflix Now: 100 Problems Edition

If you're having girl problems, I feel bad for you son. Jay Z hilariously now has 100 problems (I must be the first person on the internet to make that joke). Apparently Solange Knowles beat up Jay Z in an elevator for reason...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 05.08.2014

Netflix Now: Lewinsky'd Edition

This week, after ten years, Monica Lewinsky has finally broken her silence on her affair will Bill Clinton (whether this is in response to Beyonce's "Partition" single misinformingly popularizing the term "Lewinksy'd" is unkn...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 05.01.2014

Netflix Now: Kareem Abdul-JaBLAMO Editon

April has really been a weird month. With its wacky weather, unfortunate deaths, and racism. The whole Donald Sterling thing seemed absurd. A white man says some racist comments in a private conversation, that conversation ge...

Nick Valdez





4:00 PM on 04.23.2014

Netflix Now: Rates Keep On Slippin' Slippin' Edition

Once again, Netflix is going to increase their rates due to an increased surge in popularity. After Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed their positive quarterly earnings, he stated that new customers should expect to pay one t...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 04.16.2014

Netflix Now: Anyone else watching American Idol? Edition

I've really been digging this season of American Idol. Despite the ridiculous amount of cuts to Jennifer Lopez during the performances, most of the contestants this year have been great. And the new judging panel isn't too ba...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 04.03.2014

Netflix Now: Whole Buncha Stuff Edition

Usually I like to use this space in Netflix Now to talk about the week's events, but there are far too many Instant additions to waste any time. Since it's the beginning of the month, we're in that flux of losing/gaining a bu...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 03.26.2014

Netflix Now: Hot in Herrrrrrrrrre Edition

Before the Malaysian Flight MH370 mystery came to an unfortunate conclusion, radio station Latino Hot 105.7 vowed to play Nelly's "Hot in Herre" until the plane was found. Well they kept that up for about a day, but what's mo...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 03.19.2014

Netflix Now: SXSW Recovery Edition

It's been a week since I've been back from this year's SXSW, and I'm finally recovering from it. My sleep schedule's back on track, my brain seems to be making words good now, and now I can finally start churning out the cove...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 03.05.2014

Netflix Now: Adele Dazeem Edition

During the Academy Awards, all I looked forward to was Idina Menzel's performance. I was actually more interested in what would win the Best Original Song Oscar more so than I cared about Best Picture. It was a weird night as...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 02.14.2014

Netflix Now: Manatees Day Edition

What's Manatees Day? When I tried typing in "Manantine's Day" in my phone it auto corrected to "Manatees Day" thus making it the best idea ever. I figure I can call what I do every Valentine's Day (eat a bunch of junk food, w...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 02.05.2014

Netflix Now: Deboning the Pink Goo Edition

The Super Bowl happened last weekend as I was planning to talk about it here, but it was terribly boring all around. Kudos to the Seahawks, but watching a blowout coupled with a heap of subpar commercials doesn't make a good ...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 01.29.2014

Netflix Now: Vin Diesel is a National Treasure Edition

A few hours ago I wrote a story about how Vin Diesel said Universal wants another Riddick, what I didn't get into, however, was how he announced it. After a few minutes of dancing to Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" and closing out ...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 01.22.2014

Netflix Now: FOOTBAWWWWWWW Edition

I like football probably not as much as the next guy (as I only jump in during playoff season like some cheap bandwagoner), but it's that time of the year where it's all I think about until the Soup Bowl. The NFC and AFC cham...

Nick Valdez



The Top 6 Korean Films Released on Netflix in 2013 photo
The Top 6 Korean Films Released on Netflix in 2013
by Alec Kubas-Meyer

Nearly every time I tell people that I'm a fan of Korean films, I point them to the Korean subgenre on Netflix. It's easy, and even though many people won't ever check them out, I'm happy that the option is there. I understand that some of the films I see will probably never get a wider release, but there are others that people will get to see. And it makes me happy that I'm not the only white guy watching some of these things.

This past year was an odd one, though. It's not so much that there weren't many great releases (although there were definitely fewer than in years past), but that there weren't many releases that really impacted me personally. I saw the films that the films below hit the service and thought, "Yeah! Awesome!" Not, "Oh thank god! Now everyone else will know what I was talking about!"

What I'm trying to say is that 2013 didn't have a Sunny. (If you haven't seen Sunny, fix that right now. Nothing on this list is as good as Sunny is. Heck, nothing in life is as good as Sunny is. Except for the director's cut of Sunny, which is even better.)

But even though there was no Sunny, the following six films are all well worth your time. In no particular order, here are the six best Korean films added to Netflix in the past year.

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11:00 AM on 01.15.2014

Netflix Now: Texting in Theaters Edition

On Monday, a man in Florida was shot and killed because he was texting in a theater. While it's easy for most of us to say "Texting in theaters is bad, don't do it" it's another thing for an altercation over it to lead to vio...

Nick Valdez



Matt's 10 best 2013 movies you can watch on Netflix photo
Matt's 10 best 2013 movies you can watch on Netflix
by Matthew Razak

Netflix is awesome. Streaming movies is great and they've got tons of classics and a decent amount of more recent blockbusters. However, Netflix isn't actually known for being super up to date with the movies on it. While it gets some great stuff eventually you'll be hard pressed to find too many films recently released. 

That's why we've created this list of movies you should watch from 2013 on Netflix. Now we're not saying these are the best films on there or even the best ten of 2013 on there, but more the movies that you should see because you can without paying extra money or leaving your couch. Maybe they're just fun or maybe they're so bad that you should watch them just to see how bad they are. So pop on Netflix and enjoy 2013!

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10:00 AM on 01.08.2014

Netflix Now: New Year's Resolution Edition

Before Christmas hit last year I told you all I was going on a short break. You all then suggested I gather two weeks worth of Netflix Instant additions into one post, and I hesitantly agreed. If I had known that Netflix was ...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 01.06.2014

Netflix has 76,897 unique ways to describe movies

Alexis Madrigal over at the Atlantic went a little insane and decided to figure out just how many of those insanely precise genres Netflix has. The answer he came to, after some truly diligent work, was 76,897. In an interest...

Matthew Razak