Tag: Netflix

Frankie Beverly Calls Beyoncé’s Before I Let Go Cover ‘One of the High Points of My Life’

Photo: Amy Harris (Invision/AP Photo) I’ve spent the past 365 days telling anyone who will listen that Beychella—Beyoncé’s legendary performance at the 2018 Coachella Arts and Music Festival—is the single greatest performance that I’ve ever seen in my entire life, and I will bang that drum until my dying day. But with the arrival of […]

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Hasan Minhaj Mocked Jared Kushner To His Face Over His Ties To Saudi Arabia At The Time 100 Gala

[embedded content] Share This Video During the Time magazine 100 Gala on Tuesday night, former The Daily Show correspondent and Patriot Act host Hasan Minhaj used his time at the mic to tease White House senior advisor Jared Kushner. Why? Specifically, Minhaj needled the president’s son-in-law over his personal ties to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed […]

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Netflix Is Reportedly Preparing To Lose ‘The Office’ And Other Popular Shows In The Near Future

NBC In January, The Hollywood Reporter quoted an NBC executive who said The Office was one of the most popular licensed properties on Netflix. It’s impossible to know for sure who’s watching what, and how much, on the streamer as they typically do not make their viewing numbers public. If anything, the company occasionally offers […]

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Oh God, It Looks Like NBC Might Pull ‘The Office’ off Netflix

The Office went off the air in 2013, and those last few years were deeply, excruciatingly shitty, but the show has somehow found an almost mythic second life on Netflix. People still fall asleep to the sweet sounds of Dunder-Mifflin every night, pen think pieces about the success of the Michael Scott Paper Company, and […]

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Hip-Hop Pioneer Fab 5 Freddy Delves into the Cannabis Industry in New Netflix Doc

Cannabis prohibition is slowly fading away. As more regions pass legalization measures across the globe, new markets for cannabis open up, creating a world of opportunities—from expansive dispensaries and luxury CBD lines, to glamorous resort getaways and more —to get rich from. According to a recent report by BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research, people […]

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Ali Wong And Randall Park’s ‘Always Be My Maybe’ Trailer Turns A Mariah Carey Classic Into A Rom-Com

Would you believe that two soon-to-be-released movies have a connection to mid-1990s Mariah Carey songs? I would, because it’s mid-1990s, top-of-her-game Mariah Carey we’re talking about. The first is Long Shot, a romantic comedy starring Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, and Boyz II Men (that’s them yelling “cracker down!” in the trailer). The Philly group’s biggest […]

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Hollywood Needs to Start Hiring Actual Africans to Play African Characters

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. When I first heard about Netflix’s Turn Up Charlie, I was excited about both Idris Elba’s return to television, and the prospect of seeing my Nigerian culture represented in a mainstream TV show. The premise was simple enough: A former bad boy DJ has his work cut out […]

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Netflix Reportedly Has More Beyonce Specials After ‘Homecoming’

Netflix’s deal with one of the biggest stars in music may go beyond just one special. Beyonce’s behind-the-scenes Coachella documentary titled Homecoming is reportedly not the only special that the singer extraordinaire has signed up with Netflix for. It’s actually said to be a three-project deal. Advertising Variety hears that Netflix has inked a $60 […]

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Netflix’s ‘Black Summer’ Is The Show The Original ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Should Have Been

Netflix I genuinely like Fear the Walking Dead in its current incarnation. In fact, with the exception of the weak and preposterous Filthy Lady arc in the back half of season four, Fear has been a solid zombie series since season three and the ranch arc. That said, Fear not only got off to a […]

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Beyonce Reportedly Has Two More Netflix Specials On The Way After ‘Homecoming’

Getty Image Beyoncé has enshrined her iconic Coachella 2018 headlining performance into the tell-all Netflix documentary called Homecoming. The documentary gives an intimate look at Beyoncé’s historic performance as the first black woman to ever headline Coachella. Along with a behind-the-scenes view of the performance, the documentary gets personal with the icon. Fans are given […]

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The Best Stoner-Friendly Movies On Netflix For 4/20

TWC (Editor’s note: This piece was originally published on March 12th, 2016. We’re republishing it with fresh selections for those who choose to mark 4/20 with cannibis-involved celebrations.) Now that the benefits of marijuana are becoming more widely acknowledged, let us introduce you to a truly magnificent pastime: binge-watching Netflix movies while high. These stoner […]

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Netflix’s Trailer For ‘When They See Us’ Takes A Searing Look At The Infamous Central Park Five Case

[embedded content] Share This Video Netflix has dropped a searing first look at Ava DuVernay’s take on the Central Park Five case with this trailer for the four-part When They See Us miniseries. From the looks of the intense few minutes above, the project promises to be a compelling treatment of the case — in […]

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Wait? Was Ariana Grande Paid Twice As Much As Beyoncé For Coachella Performance? [Updated]

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Updated: 4/19/19 at 3:42 p.m., ET: There is some discrepancy regarding who was paid what when it comes to Beyoncé and Ariana Grande performing at Coachella. The Blast reported that according to their sources each artist was paid the same amount for two weekends worth of shows—$4 million per show, […]

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Ariana Grande Was Paid Twice As Much As Beyoncé For Coachella Performance: Report

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) One year later, Beychella is still on the minds of many. With the release of her new Netflix documentary, it is evident that Beyoncé has made a cultural impact on our society. The performance celebrated every facet of blackness imaginable and paid homage to those who paved the way for […]

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First Look: When They See Us Full Trailer Released 30 Years After Attack That Forever Changed the Lives of the Central Park Five

When They See Us Complete Trailer / Netflix (YouTube) The much-anticipated series chronicling the Central Park Five, When They See Us, is nearing its debut, and we now have more footage to whet our appetite.   A teaser trailer for the upcoming limited series was released in March, now it’s time for the full trailer. […]

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Beyoncé and Michelle Obama Are Drunk in Love

Image: Rob Carr (GETTY IMAGES) Beyoncé and Michelle Obama have been out in these streets hailing each other’s praises and it’s honestly the kind of content that makes paying my internet/phone bill worthwhile. Our FOREVER First Lady and the King of Music have been sharing sentiments that will warm the coldest hearts amongst us. Advertisement […]

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