Tag: Netflix

This Extension Helps You Learn A New Language While You Watch Netflix

Learning a new language can be fun, but we imagine that attending classes or reading a book can be a bit boring. However there is some good news for those looking to learn a new language. There is a Chrome extension which when installed, will help users learn a new language while watching their favorite […]

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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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People On Twitter Keep Joking About ‘Russian Doll’ And Lauding The Natasha Lyonnaissance

All February long, you’ve probably been hearing good things about Netflix’s Russian Doll starring Natasha Lyonne, who also co-wrote, co-executive produced, and co-created (with Leslye Headland and Amy Poehler) the existential and unpredictable comedy filled with hidden gems. Lyonne plays Nadia, a New Yorker trapped in a time loop where she dies repeatedly on her […]

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The Best Animated Movies On Netflix Right Now

Disney Last Updated: February 17th It’s easy for animation buffs to get discouraged flipping through Netflix’s animated offerings, which skew heavily toward mass-produced kiddie TV programs and dire-looking CGI direct-to-video sequels. But a little digging turns up quite a few unexpected animated gems — and what Netflix’s animated offerings lack in depth, they make up […]

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The Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

Under The Skin Last Updated: February 16th “Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. A good thriller, […]

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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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‘Stranger Things’ Is Getting Its Own Demogorgon-Filled ‘Dungeons And Dragons’ Game

Netflix One of the many nerdy nostalgia trips of Stranger Things is the show’s love of ‘Dungeons and Dragons.’ The pen and paper RPG was a classic storytelling tool for nerds of the 1980s, and though technology has brought us video games and many other timewasters, the joys of the game prevail today. The pilot […]

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Kelsey Grammer Wants A Netflix Reboot Of ‘Frasier’ And Is Working With Writers To Make It Happen

Getty Image Could Frasier actually become the latest 90s nostalgia piece to get new life? According to its star there’s certainly interest, and the perfect spot for a Seattle sitcom reboot just might be the streaming service that’s given it an active afterlife. Kelsey Grammer hasn’t been shy about a Frasier reboot, though he has […]

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Netflix’s ‘Love, Death & Robots’ Teases David Fincher And Tim Miller’s Wild ‘Orgy Of Stories’

[embedded content] Share This Video “Sentient Dairy Products, Rogue Werewolf Soldiers, Robots Gone Wild, Sexy Cyborgs, Alien Spiders And Blood-thirsty Demons From Hell Converge In An 185-minute Genre Orgy Of Stories.” That’s one mouthful of a tagline for Netflix’s upcoming animated anthology series, Love, Death & Robots, from co-executive producers David Fincher (Gone Girl, The […]

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Mo’Nique to Steve Harvey: ‘We’ve Lost the Integrity, Worrying About the Money’

Mo’Nique, on SteveScreenshot: Steve TV Show (YouTube) Mo’Nique and Steve Harvey finally sat down to discuss their differences—on his daytime talk show. The 51-year-old actress-comedian appeared on Steve Wednesday to hash out a disagreement between the two regarding the way she handled her Netflix negotiations and claims that she’d been blackballed in the industry for […]

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Chadwick Boseman And Spike Lee Are Teaming Up For A Netflix Movie About Vietnam War Veterans

Getty Image The Oscars are a mess this year, but they do have two solid firsts this year: It’s the first time a comic book movie (namely Black Panther) has been nominated for Best Picture and — much, much, much, much more hard to believe — it’s somehow Spike Lee’s first-ever Best Director nomination. The […]

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Alfre Woodard Embodies the Escape a Tired Black Woman Needs and Deserves in Juanita 

We’ve all heard the black woman motto around this clusterfuck of a world that needs fixing: “Fine, I’ll do it.” But what of the black woman who is tired of doing it? When does she get to rest? When does she get to escape? When does she get to just … be? Cue Netflix, with […]

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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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Apparently Killer Mike Really Does Have His Own Religion

Killer Mike is full of big ideas. On his wild new Netflix show Trigger Warning With Killer Mike, the rapper-turned-public personality goes to extreme lengths to shed light on systemic issues, often leading him to off-the-wall solutions, from creating educational porn to founding a sovereign nation within the US. The episodes escalate absurdly quickly, making […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Getting A Netflix Documentary About Her Historic Election

Getty Image Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, freshman congresswoman from New York, has become a boogeyman of sorts for Republicans and pretty much anyone who appears on Fox News. And now anyone with a Netflix subscription will get to relive her historic election through a documentary coming soon. Ocasio-Cortez was last seen not clapping for Donald Trump’s State […]

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