Tag: Netflix

Watch Adam Sandler’s Extremely Pure Musical Tribute to Chris Farley

It’s been 21 years to the day since Chris Farley, the frenetic god of physical comedy, passed away. His wild and raw bits on SNL were sometimes gravity-defying, like his fluid, ballet-like dance in the iconic Lunch Lady Land sketch, and just as often used gravity to painfully funny effect, like when he crushed a […]

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GLOW Is Coming To Comics In 2019

Netflix Wrestling and comics have always been closely linked, primarily by a tendency toward melodramatic storytelling and people in colorful spandex beating each other up. Actually telling wrestling stories in comic book form seems to work better these days than it used to, from Boom Studios’ current WWE fare to books like Headlocked, Ringside, and […]

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Strong Black Executive: Channing Dungey Secured a New Role at Netflix as VP, Original Content

President of ABC Entertainment Group Channing Dungey speaks onstage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 2018 October 2, 2018 in Laguna Niguel, California.Photo: Phillip Faraone (Getty Images for Fortune) It looks like Netflix is snatching up all of the black ABC alums out here. First, it was Shonda Rhimes and Kenya Barris. Next up? […]

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The ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel Series Has an Unbelievably Stacked Cast

Real Jim Henson heads know that Sesame Street and the Muppets are child’s play when it comes to the genius of everybody’s favorite puppet master. Before he created those iconic kids’ shows, Henson was a subversive experimental filmmaker. He put his darker inclinations on display in the 1982 film The Dark Crystal, about an elf-like […]

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A ‘Daredevil’ Actress Claims That Netflix Canceled The Superhero Series, Not Marvel

Netflix The critically-acclaimed Daredevil stood as Netflix’s fourth most popular show when it was recently canceled after three seasons. This led to a more shocking outcome than the nixing of Luke Cage and Iron Fist, both of which were subject to widespread criticism before falling off the streaming service’s priority list. This not only made […]

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My Painful Quest to Find the Worst Christmas Movie Ever Made

An American Carol, Christmas in Hollywood, and Ho Ho Nooooooo!!! It’s Mr. Bill’s Christmas Special!. Screencaps via Amazon Prime This post contains spoilers for multiple bad Christmas movies. Each Christmas, I attempt to spend a few days watching Christmas classics. Which can be difficult, because there have been, in the history of the entertainment industry, maybe […]

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We Spoke to Noah Centineo About Everything from Flirting to Feminism

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. I never thought I’d live a Tuesday night that would end in a phone call from 2018’s summer crush Noah Centineo, but there we were. “Hi, Sophie?” he asks as soon as I pick up. He’s smiling. It’s obvious, even over the phone. The 22-year-old—whose endearing turn as […]

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Facebook’s Watch passes 400 million monthly active users

After dipping its toes into original programming for more than a year, Facebook launched its Netflix and YouTube competitor, Facebook Watch, globally this summer. Now, Facebook is saying for the first time since August how many people are tuning in. In a blog post published today and attributed to Facebook’s head of video Fidji Simo, […]

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‘The Defenders’ Won’t Be Appearing On Disney+ Anytime Soon

Iron Fist was canceled. Luke Cage was cancelled. Daredevil was cancelled, and we wouldn’t be surprised if The Punisher and Jessica Jones were eventually cancelled as well based on the way things are going at Netflix. Now given how well-received some of the shows were, we wouldn’t be surprised if Disney wanted in on the […]

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The Canceled Marvel Netflix Show Characters Reportedly Can’t Pop Up Anywhere Else For Awhile

Netflix Despite the fact that Daredevil was one of Netflix’s most popular shows when the streamer decided to cancel it, some have assumed that blind vigilante lawyer Matt Murdock would return to Marvel’s ever-expanding universe via the MCU, Disney’s upcoming streaming service, Disney+, or some other means. (The same goes for Luke Cage and Iron […]

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Kyle Is Working On A New Animated Series Called ‘Sugar & Toys’ With The Creators Of ‘The Boondocks’

Getty Image Ventura rapper Kyle — also known as SuperDuperKyle — is well-known for his animated live shows and music videos that mimic the cartoons of the ’90s, but soon he’ll get the chance to create his own animated show for real thanks to Fuse and the producers of shows like The Boondocks and Black […]

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Watch the First Trailer for Killer Mike’s New Netflix Show ‘Trigger Warning’

Killer Mike may be currently splitting his time between working on Run the Jewels’s fourth album and advising the new Atlanta mayor with T.I., but he’s still got enough time to host a TV show, apparently. On Wednesday, Netflix released the first trailer for his upcoming docuseries, Trigger Warning with Killer Mike, and the thing […]

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This Contest Gives You a Chance to Be a Depressed Animal on ‘BoJack Horseman’

Over the course of five brilliant seasons, BoJack Horseman has repeatedly proven itself to be one of the greatest shows on Netflix, if not the best. Somehow, a cartoon about a middle-aged horse actor turned into a profound treatise on addiction, anxiety, and intergenerational trauma, all wrapped up alongside some really solid animal puns. Now, […]

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Strong Black Binge: Netflix Names Their Most Watched Shows and Films of 2018

(L-R) Actress Chante Adams, Roxanne Shante and Actress Nia Long attend the Roxanne Roxanne’ Premiere on day 4 of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2017 in Park City, Utah.Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images for Sundance Film Festival) “Netflix and chill” analytics have arrived. Whether you’re actually watching the content or have […]

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The Best Sad Movies On Netflix Right Now

Paramount Last Updated: December 12th Sad movies take a lot of forms, but this list of good Netflix films hits the big buttons, including some of the most powerful movies to watch about love, star-crossed love, concentration camps, death, and children/skeletons in peril. Regardless of what gets your tear ducts primed and pumping, there is […]

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‘The Innocent Man’ Director Explains How Coerced Confessions Work

Ada, Oklahoma is a town of around 15,000 people. It’s known for it’s concrete plant, it’s pecan farms, and two brutal murders that rocked the community in the 1980s. Its citizens never recovered from the deaths of 21-year-old waitress Debbie Carter and 24-year-old grocery clerk Denice Haraway. In Netflix’s new true crime docuseries, The Innocent […]

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Real Mexican Drug Traffickers Find ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Nostalgic and Relatable

A version of this article originally appeared on VICE en Español. Season four of Netflix’s Narcos transports viewers to 1980s Mexico, following the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel and the events that launched the decades-long Mexican drug war. As the storylines of Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (Diego Luna), AKA El Padrino (“The Godfather”), and DEA […]

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