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Steven Spielberg Continues His Fight Against Streaming By Encouraging People To Go To The Movies

Getty Image On Saturday, veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg continued his fight against the mounting presence of streaming-based original movies like Netflix’s Roma. Variety reports that he made his most recent comments when he was presented with the Filmmaker Award at the Cinema Audio Society’s annual gathering in Los Angeles. “I hope all of us really […]

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fyre: Ja Rule Wants to Create an ‘Iconic Music Festival’ 

Geoffrey Zakarian (L) and Ja Rule speak onstage during City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala on April 24, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images for City Harvest) We all remember the collective shock, awe, and horror we experienced when watching the Fyre Festival exposés, Fyre (Hulu) and Fyre Fraud (Netflix). So, one […]

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Ja Rule Is Planning a New Music Festival That Is Definitely Not a Scam

When Ja Rule witnessed the chaos that ensued at the now-infamous Fyre Festival, the rapper—a co-founder of the fest—assured via Twitter that the fiasco wasn’t his fault. But now that both Netflix and Hulu’s competing documentaries (full disclosure: VICE Studios co-produced the former) have shocked viewers with fuller versions of the festival’s wild backstory, the […]

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Ashton Sanders from ‘Moonlight’ Is Playing RZA in a Show About Wu-Tang

Sanders photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images. RZA image via Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images Showtime’s Wu-Tang Clan documentary, Of Mics and Men, was met with rave reviews when it premiered at Sundance earlier this month, but that four-part limited series is far from the only Wu-Tang film and TV project in the works. Hulu is currently putting together a […]

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Fyre Festival Was a Huge Scam. Is Netflix’s Fyre Documentary a Scam, Too?

When two movies come out on the same topic, it’s a banner day for cultural criticism. The “twin film” phenomenon—such as the recent Hollywood treatments of the opioid crisis, Ben Is Back and Beautiful Boy—suggests that a certain theme is resonating deeply with the public. It has a long history: Oscar Wilde versus The Trials of […]

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Hulu’s Super Bowl Spot For ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Was A Spoof Of Ronald Reagan’s ‘Morning In America’ Campaign Ad

[embedded content] Share This Video Super Bowl Sunday is an unofficial American tradition, and ads often play into patriotism a bit when brands decide to advertise on the biggest stage in the world. That’s why it’s no surprise that The Handmaid’s Tale decided to use a presidential speech in a trailer for season 3 of […]

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Hulu Will Launch the ‘Pause Ad’ Experience in the Second Quarter of 2019

Back in December, a report detailed Hulu’s and AT&T’s new advertisement effort, which would show ads when you pause content. At the time, it was described as a way to limit advertisements while actually watching content, instead putting the ads on paused shows and movies. In Hulu’s announcement today, the company says, “Viewers no longer […]

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The Duelling Fyre Festival Documentaries Are Best Experienced Together, Like Wine And Fine Cuisine

Netflix   As you’ve no doubt heard by now, two competing documentaries about the Fyre Festival hit their respective streaming services this past week. Can you believe it hasn’t even been two years since the Fyre Festival? The Fyre Festival was the Kennedy assassination of the social media age and we all remember where we […]

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Hulu is Lowering the Price of its Base, Ad-Supported Plan

Streaming services are becoming the dominant platform to watch content, splintering off into a ridiculous number of options. Netflix is still leading that charge, but the company’s recent price hike has many wondering if it’s tenable for the company as it continues to reduce its third-party library and rely on first-party content instead. Whether it […]

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The Double Dose of Fyre Festival Fail Docs Led to a Blessing as Caribbean Caterer Raises Over $160K

MaryAnn Rolle, Netflix’s FyreScreenshot: Netflix (YouTube) The Fyre Festival documentaries have arrived—Fyre Fraud and Fyre from Hulu and Netflix, respectively. Each documentary is a wild ride into the fail known as Fyre Festival, co-founded by Billy McFarland and Ja Rule. There are a lot of aspects from the festival that’ll make anyone’s blood boil, but […]

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Netflix Thinks Fortnite Presents A Bigger Competition Than HBO Or Hulu

Netflix as an entertainment service that provides video streaming to their customers definitely has their fair share of competitors in the form of Amazon, Hulu, HBO, and let’s not forget Disney who is planning on launching their own service later this year. However interestingly enough, Netflix doesn’t necessarily view them as big of a competition […]

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The Best Christmas Movies For Adults You Can Stream Right Now

New Line It’s the most wonderful time of the year … unless you’re already burnt out on Christmas cheer and holiday movies “the whole family can enjoy.” We can’t help with the in-laws, the stress shopping, or the empty bank accounts, but we do have a fix if you’re looking to spice up your binge-watching […]

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The Best Christmas Movies Streaming Right Now

Universal   Christmas is almost here, which means now’s the perfect time to fill up on some eggnog and binge some classic holiday movies. Because it’s 2018, and we (as a species) have evolved, you can watch pretty much every great Christmas flick on some sort of streaming platform. Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu, HBO — […]

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The New Trailer For ‘Future Man’ Season 2 Is Even Weirder Than You’d Expect

[embedded content] Share This Video In the first season of Hulu’s Future Man, Josh Futturman (Josh Hutcherson) and time travelers Tiger (Eliza Coupe) and Wolf (Derek Wilson) tried to save the planet from the “Biotic Wars” in the future. This meant trying to stop the creation of one scientist’s magical cure for herpes that, I […]

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Apple & Hulu Had Apparently Tried To Bid On ‘Friends’ As Well

Recently it was revealed that Netflix might stop offering the “Friends” TV series in its catalogue starting in 2019, citing discussions with Warner Bros. Television as one of the reasons why they might not renew its license. However it was later revealed that the show would continue to be available through 2019. It was also […]

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