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A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 gets a second trailer

A Series of Unfortunate Events was one of my favorite book series growing up. It was morbid, dark, and had a very British sense of humor. Thus far, Netflix has been doing a bang up job adapting the series. Season 1 had plenty of twists and...

 
 
 
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Season 2 of Jessica Jones now has its first trailer

The first trailer for the second season of Jessica Jones sure looks like its jumping off from all the strong points of the first season. It's dark, moody, full of Jessica being a bad ass, psychologically challenging, and plays up...

 
 
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Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the Cloverfield continuum, The Cloverfield Paradox happened. The third installment in the Cloverfield trilogy / continuum / universe offers nothing new and little that's exciting. ...

 
 
 
 
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Review: GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters

Netflix's anime feature, GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters,  is a mixture of fantasy and science fiction elements with some play at political intrigue, which makes this familiar tale somewhat fresh and enjoyable, but it doesn't ex...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The End of the F**cking World

An adaptation of the 2013 graphic novel by Charles Forsman, The End of the F**king World is an early 2018 drop for Netflix aimed to cash in on the troubled teen variety of television series' success. Maybe it's done in a slightly diffe...

 
 
 
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Netflix inks deal with Matt Reeves for first look rights

Matt Reeve's does big budget movies, and he does them really well. Not only is he pulling together DC's The Batman, giving us all some hope it own't suck, but he gave us the Planet of the Apes trilogy, turning campy sci-fi into one of ...

 
 
 
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Review: Black Mirror (Season 4)

We live in a time of fear. Fear of other people, fear of our government. We’re afraid of where we are, but more than that, we are terrified of where we are going. We can hardly predict what will happen in a given year, and technology ...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Bright

Buddy-cop movies: you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all, am I right? No, it turns out, not at all. Bright, Netflix’s most expensive film to date ($90M), directed by David Ayer and starring Will Smith  and Joel...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Stranger Things 2

As Netflix crawls further into debt, and continues its larger push into original programming, it means there's a lot more pressure on its flagship shows to succeed. Stranger Things' first season hit a nostalgic vein, and made a huge im...

 
 
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See Mudbound early and free

Ready for Oscar season to kick into high gear? Mudbound has a ton of buzz around it, and may be the movie that finally pushes Netflix's films into the Academy award winning category. They've been desperate to snag one since Beast of No Nati...

 
 
 
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Godzilla anime gets a trailer that animes hard

Godzilla is so hot right now. Not only is he starring in his own cinematic universe, but he's been reborn in Japan as well. Now he's going to be all reborn again with a new anime, Godzilla: Monster Planet. If you check out the trailer you'...

 
 
 
 
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Stranger Things Season 2's final trailer gives us the goods

In honor of both Friday the 13th and Stranger Things' second season Halloween premiere, Netflix has released the final trailer for season two. It admittedly doesn't have the same pop as the Thriller backed first trailer, but this is our be...

 
 
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Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

All happy families are the same; each unhappy family is only sort of the same, and will eventually wind up in their own movie or book. Take the Meyerowitzes in Noah Baumbach's latest movie. This sophisticated clan of New Yorkers reminded of...

 
 
 
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NYCC: Marvel pulls Punisher panel from schedule

Marvel and Netflix have decided to cancel a panel on their upcoming Punisher series at this weekend's New York Comic-Con following Sunday night's massacre in Las Vegas, which left more than 50 dead and hundreds of others injured. It's a dec...

 
 
 
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Netflix's 1922 trailer cashes in on Stephen King It craze

Hot off the heels of the wildly successful film adaptation of Stephen King's It, we're getting a Netflix adaptation of a King novella, 1922, park of 2010's collection Full Dark, No Stars. It looks like we've got some dirt farmers who aren't...

 
 
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The Punisher, Netflix Daredevil spinoff, gets new trailer

Netflix released an upgraded version of its earlier The Punisher teaser trailer. Now, this is what we've been waiting for. Sure, it starts with the requisite Frank Castle's-family-was-killed backstory which is a bit slow...

 
 
 
 
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The 'Netflix is a Joke' campaign is incredible marketing

Last night was the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, a ceremony where our beloved television industry pats itself on the back and tells itself how good they did. It's a night full of accolades for those who excelled in the entertainme...

 
 
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'The Magic School Bus Rides Again' has a weak-ass trailer now

Along with most of my fellow friends and classmates, I grew up in the culture of the late 90's. It was a marvelous time filled with Rollerblades, Pizza, and Nintendo; almost everything a kid needs to have a good time. Almost. Kids are natur...

 
 
 
 
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First trailer out for BoJack Horseman Season 4

It's been a hot summer - and a hot minute since we've heard anything about Season 4 of BoJack Horseman. In July, Netflix announced that the new season would premiere on September 8, but besides the date, no new information about the plot or...

 
 
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Review: The Defenders (Season 1)

When the Marvel Cinematic Universe first came to Netflix it seemed like such a great idea. Four individual series of shows focused on more grounded heroes eventually coming together in a small scale, Avengers-like fashion. But the exci...

 
 




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November"Still a better love story than Twi-- *chokes on own tongue and dies*"

 

Annihilation"Natalie Portman with a machine-gun, on shrooms!"

 

LIKE ME"SMASH THAT LIKE BUTTON!"

 

Early Man"A step down the evolutionary ladder"

 

Black Panther"Fight the power"

 

The 15:17 to Paris"An honest homage that lacks pace"

 

Peter Rabbit"In which Peter kills Mr. McGregor on screen"

 

Fifty Shades Freed"Mama-Mia, that's a spicy pizza"

 

Before We Vanish"Humanity shining through an alien lens"

 

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure"Still no cure for bad movies and bad sequels"

 

GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters"A beginner's guide to losing a war vs. giant monsters"

 

Den of Thieves"The most January movie to ever January"

 

The Post"As good as it should be"

 

The Commuter"The Commuter, reviewed by an actual New York commuter"

 

Black Mirror (Season 4)"A bleak future with a smile"

 

All the Money in the World"None of the Spacey"

 

Pitch Perfect 3"Can you aca not?"

 

Bright"MIB: Men in Blue -- Will Smith's 2nd buddy cop franchise heralds his triumphant return"

 

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"Your level 9 stellar cast is no match for my bad writing, He-Man!"

 

Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-ray box set and giveaway"Want to own a copy of Game of Thrones s7? Read on!"

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi"The Force is strong with this one"

 

Coco"I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco"

 
 
 
 
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