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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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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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Cannes 2019 will not host any Netflix films

Netflix may be an extremely popular service for watching films, but the old guard of critics and film institutions haven't taken to it. With the company making a push into producing exclusive films, a lot of walls are starting to be erected...

 
 
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SXSW Review: The Highwaymen

We've all seen Bonnie and Clyde. We've all seen it, right? Jesus, people. Watch the classics. Fine, go watch Bonnie and Clyde then we can continue on. Now that we're all where we should be, remember the bumbling Texas police officer th...

 
 
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Review: The Umbrella Academy

Imagine this: one day, you’re a person who’s totally not pregnant, not even a drop, minding your own biz-ness, enjoying some beach weather, and then, wham-o, the next and you’re full-term about to burst, like Jesus or...

 
 
 
 
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The Irishman teaser is exactly that

A long, long time ago, way back in 2017, Netflix acquired the rights for Martin Scorsese's new gangster movie surrounding the death of Jimmy Hoffa. The film reunites Scorsese with Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, and Joe Pesci, th...

 
 
 
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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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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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Netflix's Triple Frontier lands an action-packed trailer

Triple Frontier looks like the kind of movie that's been in production since 2010 and been handed off from one director to another. That's probably because it has been. The film is finally, finally releasing on Netflix this year, but ...

 
 
 
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Breaking Bad movie will land on Netflix first, is a sequel

If you're like me, and according to Netflix's reported numbers a lot of you are, then you pretty much watched all of Breaking Bad on Netflix. Honestly, it was a great way to watch a show that burns slower than that rash you've had for ...

 
 
 
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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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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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Zach Snyder is making a zombie movie for Netflix

Zack Synder, two words recently synonymous with everything wrong with the DC Extended Universe—at least until Aquaman swam along and gave it all CPR. It’s easy to forget that prior to Batman v Superman: Dawn of J...

 
 
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Resident Evil reportedly set to get a series from Netflix

I don't want to jump on this like a shambling corpse on a meaty limb, but the potential is too good to pass up. A report from Deadline is saying that Netflix will be taking up the reigns of the cinematic side of Resident Evil with an origin...

 
 
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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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Netflix releases first full The Umbrella Academy trailer

If 43 women becoming pregnant and spontaneously giving birth in the course of one day doesn't get your attention, I'm not sure what will. Back at the New York Comic Con in October, Netflix delivered a teaser for The Umbrella Academy th...

 
 
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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: The Punisher (Season 2)

Frank Castle has a dilemma that he will not admit to. For the first few episodes of The Punisher season 2, the character, as played by Jon Bernthal, is trying to move past his Punisher lifestyle and find new enjoyment in life, but as he fin...

 
 
 
 
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Punisher's second season looks as bloody as ever

The Punisher's second season is right around the corner, so it's high time we got to see a sneak peek of it. Netflix has uploaded the trailer for Frank's return and it looks as bloody as you'd expect. People get shot, bullets fly and there'...

 
 
 
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Netflix's Carmen Sandiego doesn't feature Rockapella

Carmen Sandiego took the computer world by storm in the '90s but has basically disappeared since. While that sort of lives up to the name of her first title (Where in the World...), it seems like we've been long overdue for the return of th...

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

 

Us"Turns out, the real monsters were us all along"

 

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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