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Review: Mowgli

When it was announced years ago that Andy Serkis (yes, that Andy Serkis) would be making a film based off of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book it looked like we'd get two major blockbusters going head to head as Disney had their v...

 
 
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'Friends' gets to stay on Netflix thanks to $100M agreement

Fans of the popular sitcom Friends were worried when they learned the show would be leaving Netflix. Thanks to the large outcry Netflix has reportedly made a crazy deal with the rights holder, WarnerMedia. They will retain Friends ...

 
 
 
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Netflix scores a live action Cowboy Bebop series

Netflix has scored a pretty big name in Anime for its next live action series. Cowboy Bebop will be heading to the streaming juggernaut at some point in the future. Shinichiro Watanabe, director of the original anime series, will be involve...

 
 
 
 
 
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Satanic temple goes after Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina hasn't even been out a  month yet and already its caused controversy. It's all over a key set decoration piece that has one group up in arms. The Satanic Temple is angry at the Netflix show over the s...

 
 
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Review: The Other Side of the Wind

Orson Welles’ final film, The Other Side of the Wind, was shot from 1970-1976, but it wasn’t fully assembled until this year. The film released by Netflix today is an imperfect salvage job. Welles only finished editing about 40-...

 
 
 
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Rumor: A Legend of Zelda Netflix series could be coming

Finally, news I have been waiting for a very long time to hear and its all thanks to Instagram. According to an Instagram post from Castlevania's Producer, Adi Shankar, he is in talks to bring another iconic Japanese video game franchise to...

 
 
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Review: Castlevania (Season 2)

(Note: This is a spoiler-free review of the first six episodes of Castlevania Season 2, however there will be spoilers for Season 1) The first season of Castlevania was a surprise that I'm not sure many people were expec...

 
 
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Why I am pumped for 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'

Growing up in the 90's and early 2000's Sabrina The Teenage Witch on ABC became a household television staple for my family. Melissa Joan Hart who brought the Comicbook Witch to life became permanently linked with that character and I loved...

 
 
 
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Orange Is the New Black will end in 2019

It's an emotional week for Orange Is the New Black viewers and fans. The cast posted a farewell video announcing that Season Seven of the popular Netflix comedy/drama will really be the end in 2019. For longtime fans of the series, who prob...

 
 
 
 
 
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Iron Fist will not be returning for a season three

In news that is probably shocking to no one, Marvel and Netflix's Iron Fist will not be returning for a third season. Despite apparently improving the second time around, the showrunners at Marvel have passed on continuing Danny Rand's tale...

 
 
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Review: Apostle

Gareth Evans (not to be confused with the also talented Gareth Edwards) is easily one of the best action directors working. The Raid and The Raid 2 are, to put it simply, action masterpieces. His use of space, innov...

 
 
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Netflix Witcher adaptation casts Yennefer and Ciri

The pieces are starting to fall into place for Netflix's The Witcher adaptation. Today it was announced that Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra will portray the roles of Ciri and Yennefer respectively. This comes after it was announced a few w...

 
 
 
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Everything from NYCC, cosplay, and Bowsette

After a few days of recovery, it's time to wrap up our coverage of New York Comic-Con. Between all of the running around most of us did from the Javitz Center to Madison Square Garden for the big panels, the Flixist crew is pretty damned ti...

 
 
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NYFF Review: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Like Hail, Caesar!, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a movie about movies. Hail, Caesar! took the tropes of the old-fashioned studio pictures and turned them into an interconnected backlot pastiche of cinematic styles. You had composites of ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Private Life

Netflix isn't messing around anymore. This awards season they are really trying to shove their success into the faces of the Academy by bringing festival darlings to their platform. The first film from Tamara Jenkins in over a decade, Priva...

 
 
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NYCC: She-Ra mixes Lord of the Rings with Steven Universe

Looking back at most of the best kids shows from the 80's, I think it's safe to say that people don't remember them for their in-depth stories. They had eye-catching premises and some enjoyable characters (looking at you Starscream), ...

 
 
 
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Castlevania's first season will hit home video this December

At NYCC today, a flyer was spotted by Dtoid alumnus Nick Valdez with a date for VIZ Media's home release of Castlevania Season One. Fans will be able to grab the DVD or Blu-Ray on December 4, 2018, along with a bundle that contains a t-shir...

 
 
 
 
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Netflix is making Diablo into a level 99 animated series

Is the world ready for a Netflix Diablo animated series? Hasn’t Diablo stolen enough of our lives already, keeping us running levels and bosses all hours of night and day for those super unique magic items and rune...

 
 
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Daredevil is back in black in these new season 3 photos

Those of you missing the brooding nature of Daredevil and its heavy-handed Catholic imagery can take solace in some newly-released stills of the third season. Recently receiving a new trailer and release date, this street-level superhero sh...

 
 
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I didn't see Daredevil Season 3 coming so quickly

All of the new seasons of Netflix's Marvel shows have just crept up on me from out of nowhere. I had no idea Luke Cage (Season Two) even aired and now we're already talking about Iron Fist (Season Two) and how it has improved on the first s...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Iron Fist (Season 2)

I have never made my disdain for Iron Fist more evident and apparent. Identity politics aside, the first season depicted what I believed to be a whiny white rich boy going on temper tantrums, in an aimless tele...

 
 
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Trailer for Netflix's Apostle has bloody puritanical torture

From writer and director Gareth Evans of The Raid, the first trailer for Netflix's Apostle certainly isn't wanting for violence. We have giant drills to bore into skulls and spiked rolling pins to eat up hands worse than a garbage disposal...

 
 




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Mowgli"Uncanny jungle valley"

 

Anna and the Apocalypse"We've reached uber niche!"

 

The Favourite"Probably not a pun, but it should be--it's my favorite"

 

Ralph Breaks the Internet"The deepest piece of media that also has the floss dance"

 

Creed II"Creed : Creed II :: Rocky : Rocky II"

 

Robin Hood"For the last time, arrows are not bullets"

 

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald "Doesn't break the mold, just dusts it off for more"

 

Instant Family"I'm not crying! You're crying!"

 

Widows"Viola Davis = fire"

 

They Shall Not Grow Old"Every bit as remarkable as expected"

 

The Long Dumb Road"Not quite long and only a little dumb"

 

Overlord"Cloverlord"

 

The Girl in the Spider's Web"Great 'Girl,' lame 'Spider's Web'"

 

The Grinch"Stink, Stank, Stunk"

 

The Other Side of the Wind"Orson Welles' "final" film is an angry, sloppy, salvaged ego trip"

 

Bohemian Rhapsody"Traveling at the speed of light"

 

The Great Buster"Proof that silent movies never get old"

 

Monster Party"Cause the party don't stop until -- wait, it does stop."

 

Mid90s"A pretty good coming-of-age movie that you've probably seen before"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

Johnny English Strikes Again"Atkinson is a load-bearing actor"

 

All Creatures Here Below" And the Most Disturbing Movie goes to..."

 

Suspiria"An arthouse overhaul of Dario Argento's 1977 classic that will enrage and alienate audiences (but I liked it... I think?)"

 

Blessed Are the Children"Won't someone think of the children?"

 
 
 
 
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