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Review: Arrested Development - Season Five Part Two

When Netflix originally announced that it would be reviving Arrested Development for a fourth season, fans were ecstatic. The irreverent and off-beat comedy got screwed over by Fox and killed off long before it should have. While the show d...

 
 
 
 
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Dark Tower show at Amazon gets two leads for pilot

Amazon is looking for a big tentpole show and in doing so they scooped up the rights to not one fantastical epic book series in Lord of the Rings, but also Stephen King's The Dark Tower. The plan was that the Idris Elba led film would kick ...

 
 
 
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Bear Grylls and Netflix team up for a new interactive project

Netflix and Bear Grylls are teaming up to bring a new interactive show to the streaming juggernaut. Similar to last year's "Bandersnatch" film of Black Mirror, You Vs Wild will put viewers in control of Bear Grylls as he explores the wilds ...

 
 
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Get ready for seven more years of Sony/Marvel content

For the longest time, it was easy to mock all of Sony's Marvel movies. The Amazing Spider-Man movies were passable at best and excessively bloated at worst. But after last year, Sony has been riding high with their Marvel adaptations. While...

 
 
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Fire up the propane, Mike Judge just got paid at HBO

Mike Judge played second fiddle for a while in his career. After outright producing the work of the devil, Judge's King of the Hill, while wildly successful and lasting 13 seasons, would be also-ran to The Simpsons and then Family Guy ...

 
 
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One Punch Man returns April 9th exclusively to Hulu

With the recent surge of anime titles streaming from Japan, a lot of quality shows tend to get left by the wayside unless they're mega-popular, multi-million dollar franchises. That isn't to say that shows like My Hero Academia or Attack on...

 
 
 
 
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BBC and ITV set to launch 'Netflix rival' BritBox in the UK

I’m not sure whether it's been the case for US readers, but certainly in the UK the news of the expansion of BritBox, a streaming service reportedly set up to rival Netflix, has prompted a collective sharp and uncertain intake of br...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Steven Spielberg comes out against streaming films once again

The roaring debate between films getting released in the cinema and heading straight to streaming may eventually end with a whimper with audiences' preferences basically forcing more films to hit streaming sooner and streaming services beco...

 
 
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The Man in the High Castle will end its regime with season 4

I haven't watched a single episode of Amazon's The Man in the High Castle despite the fact that alternate history shows are completely my jam. However, I may dive in after the next season because that season will be its last and once a...

 
 
 
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Russian Doll is well worth your time

Russian Doll presents a tricky proposition for review. The series is loaded with themes, symbolism and constant mind games, but a lot of the enjoyment hinges on the mystery of it all. Even explaining simple details from the second or third ...

 
 
 
 
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FX CEO John Landgraf calls bull on Netflix's numbers

This may be an unpopular opinion to some, but I really dislike Netflix. I don't hate the streaming giant, since it does give me a healthy amount of shows that I do like, but I find their business model and secrecy infuriating. Netflix ...

 
 
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Huh, CBS's streaming service is doing pretty alright

We've already reached the point where subscribing to different streaming services is basically like choosing what channels you want in your cable package, except for the fact that they offer more content for less money and are all-around be...

 
 
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Review: Velvet Buzzsaw

Dan Gilroy burst onto the directorial scene after years of screenplay writing with Nightcrawler. It was a disturbing and thought-provoking film that blended the genres of horror, thriller, drama, and arthouse seamlessly, all while offering ...

 
 
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Apple expected to launch their streaming service in April

Tech companies want in on the entertainment industry, and Apple is emerging as the latest challenger. According to reports, the house that built the iPhone has been whispering to entertainment companies that its subscription service will be...

 
 
 
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Don't Leave Home trailer has gothic chills aplenty

Pick your movie about a young woman overeager to head to some spooky-ass place for an extended period of time who then realizes that said place is quite spooky indeed, but then it's too late, and she becomes trapped in whatever spooky shen...

 
 
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Hulu lowers its base subscription price to $5.99

As Netflix hikes its base price to $13, Hulu has decided to make a keen business move and slash their own. Starting February 26, Hulu's lowest-tier ad-supported service will drop from $7.99 to $5.99. This won't affect their ad-free subscrip...

 
 
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Review: Carmen Sandiego (Season One)

It has been a great many years since the world has heard the name Carmen Sandiego. What was once a mega-popular edutainment franchise has quietly faded into obscurity with the rest of the '80s and '90s. You used to not be able to escape Car...

 
 
 
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Netflix joins the MPAA, corporate Voltron assembles

Netflix is a movie studio. Well, really they're a content studio, but what's clear is that they really aren't a video rental/streaming service anymore. They're a movie studio with their own releasing platform and to make that abundantly cle...

 
 
 
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Netflix's prices are going to go up again

It hasn't been that long since Netflix raised the price of their streaming service but the insanely successful carrier, hot off winning multiple awards and praise for Roma, is about to do it again. The service announced today that prices fo...

 
 
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Review: Wayne (Season 1)

[Note: This review is for the first half of Wayne, Season 1, all that was made available to us prior to the series debut.] Tell me if you’ve seen this movie before: a loner hero type with a moral compass that’s written in s...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Bird Box

One of the scariest, most anticipatory parts of a thriller (or horror) movie is what the evil itself looks like. Signs left the imagination running wild until M. Night Shyamalan made the extraterrestrial visitors visible late in the film. J...

 
 
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Netflix is ready to order more seasons of The Witcher

Despite it being early in production, Netflix is quite happy with what they've seen of their upcoming television adaptation of The Witcher series of novels and video games. So happy, in fact, that they're ready to greenlight future seasons ...

 
 




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Arrested Development - Season Five Part Two"They've Made a Huge Mistake"

 

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Relaxer"Sit back and relax (and also probably vomit a bunch)"

 

SXSW The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash"What is a man if he doesn't have a spirit"

 

Dragged Across Concrete""Anchovies...""

 

Book of Monsters"Horror by committee"

 

SXSW Tread"Too true crime"

 

SXSW Strange Negotiations"One man's search for meaning"

 

SXSW Mr. Jimmy"When the music strikes a chord "

 

SXSW Olympic Dreams"I wish I could watch it again every day "

 

SXSW Red Dog"Lives from the rowdiest, most infamous strip club in Oklahoma"

 

SXSW Bluebird""It will help you find where your soul is located""

 

SXSW Pig Hag"The film I wish I'd made"

 

SXSW Museum Town"Behind the museum"

 

Triple Threat"They brought guns to a fist fight"

 

SXSW Adopt a Highway"Some laws are just ridiculous"

 

SXSW La Mala Noche"Compelling subject matter, promising direction"

 

SXSW Frances Ferguson"A bored wife finds a boring affair"

 

Who Let the Dogs Out"Art creation through popular music"

 

SXSW Them That Follow"Subtle, tense, and lasting"

 

SXSW South Mountain"An affair to remember"

 

SXSW The River and the Wall"Gonna make lemonade from these weather-lemons!"

 
 
 
 
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