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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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STOP EVERYTHING, MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS IS COMING TO HULU

Hulu is bringing one of my all-time favorite Marvel properties, Brian K. Vaughn's Runaways, to the small screen and that is the best news I've heard all year. Runaways is, to phrase it for MCU fans, the young adult equivalent of G...

 
 
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Tons of new details for Star Trek: Discovery revealed

Star Trek: Discovery head Brian Fuller was on a roll at the CBS All-Access panel at the TCA Press Tour dropping bombs about the show that Trek fans have been desperate to learn. The biggest one is that the show is set ten years be...

 
 
 
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The Ten Best Korean Films Streaming on Hulu (2015 Edition)

Last month, we posted our list of best Korean films available on Netflix. But I made the point there that Netflix's supply has been drying up lately. Over the course of this year, the number of available films has quite literally halved. On...

 
 
 
 
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MST3K now on Vimeo

Mystery Science Theater 3000 was for some reason not readily available to stream in all its glory. Yes, Netflix had some episodes, but never the full canon. Now, thanks to Vimeo, we can all watch crappy movies get brilliantly made fun...

 
 
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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 interesting story he un...

 
 
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Inside the Xbox One Launch Event in LA, is it just games?

Now when anyone thinks of a console launch, they think videogames. That is their primary function, but with technology making everything easier and simpler, consoles do far more than just play games. You can start to see this trend as earl...

 
 
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Sony and Disney stream movies still in theaters

Disney and Sony have begun testing what is basically an anti-pirating measure regarding their films in South Korea. What they are doing is testing an on-demand service which offers the ability to rent movies while they are still being playe...

 
 
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Two dozen Akira Kurosawa films free on Hulu this weekend

If you're sitting at home wondering exactly what the hell you're going to do with yourself for the next 48 hours, you may want take Hulu up on its offer this weekend. In celebration of the acclaimed director's 103rd birthday tomorrow, Hulu ...

 
 
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Criterion Collection is free on Hulu this weekend

That's right, guys and gals. If it's a Criterion release and if it's on Hulu, you can watch it free starting now and lasting through Sunday. You know how you (meaning me) wanted to get work done over the weekend and hang out with people? Yo...

 
 
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Listen to Jonny Greenwood's score for The Master

With Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master coming out this week, a treat just popped up online. You can now stream Jonny Greenwood's score for The Master in its entirety. Greenwood previously scored Anderson's There Will Be Blood and also plays...

 
 
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Amazon Instant Video lives on PlayStation 3

Yesterday, Amazon announced that their online video service, Amazon Instant Video, had gone live on the PlayStation 3. Amazon Prime members, in addition to getting a few benefits like free 2-day shipping, are able to take advantage of Amazo...

 
 
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Comcast launches Netflix/Hulu rival Xfinity Streampix

Comcast has been offering their Xfinity TV app on Apple products for a while, and now they're going a bit bigger. Xfinity TV is basically TV on demand on a mobile device for people who already use Comcast. Tomorrow, Comcast will be releasin...

 
 
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PSA: Starz Play leaves Netflix Instant next week

You may recall that, many moons ago, there was a bit of a spat between Starz and Netflix. Well, now it's finally coming to a head. In one week, on February 28th, 2012, Netflix Instant subscribers will no longer be able to access the Starz P...

 
 
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Verizon and Redbox combine forces to rent & stream movies

We knew that Verizon was planning some sort of streaming video service, and now the communications giant has shown its hand. Rather than purchasing Netflix as some rumors suggested, Verizon is teaming up with Coinstar, Inc.'s Redbox service...

 
 
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Terry Gilliam on The Wholly Family; watch it online 1/23

Terry Gilliam has been playing the waiting-for-money game on two features: an adaption of Paul Auster's Mr. Vertigo and a second shot at The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. Rather than sit still, he's kept busy by directing the opera The Damna...

 
 
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HBO doesn't like Netflix, refuses to sell DVDs

HBO, get over yourself. It's bad enough that you refuse to make a deal to stream your shows on Netflix. You insist on making your own service, HBO Go, that you can only access if you're buying the cable channel, stubbornly ignoring the poin...

 
 
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Rumor: Verizon may want to buy Netflix

On a day when the stock market is generally down 2%, Netflix's stock is actually soaring. The rental service's shares shot up 6.8%, a big difference considering that its market value has been steadily declining for the past few months due t...

 
 
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Verizon launches movie/TV streaming service

Verizon is planning on rolling out a web-based television and movie streaming service sometime in 2012. The service will be available outside of their regular FIOS television and internet service, though I'd imagine current FIOS subscribers...

 
 




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The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 

The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"