Tag: Netflix

Black Mirror’s ‘Striking Vipers’ Summarized: And I … Oop!

Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in “Striking Vipers,” Black Mirror Photo: Courtesy of Netflix You ever watch a trailer thinking it’ll go one way and then it goes a whole ‘nother way? There’s an entertaining beauty in that, and frankly, it’s my movie trailer style of choice—you know, instead of giving away the entire […]

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Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Dismisses Accuracy of When They See Us: ‘It’s a Basket of Lies’

Photo: Paul Hawthorne (Getty Images) Former prosecutor Linda Fairstein is experiencing karma having a bad week. Since the release of Netflix’s haunting masterpiece When They See Us, the world has been provided with explicit details of the abhorrent lengths that Fairstein went to to ruin the lives of five innocent black and brown teenagers. Advertisement As […]

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Miley Cyrus Had Trent Reznor’s Blessing To Sing Re-Worked Nine Inch Nails Songs In ‘Black Mirror’

In an episode from the new season of Black Mirror, Miley Cyrus plays a pop star, and in the show, she actually sings Nine Inch Nails songs, but with modified lyrics. For those wondering how Trent Reznor feels about this, it turns out that he’s into it, and he actually gave the show his blessing […]

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Netflix Announces A ‘Jurassic World’ Animated Series For 2020

It seems that Netflix is pushing its original content pretty hard because shortly after announcing that they would be launching an animated series based on Magic: the Gathering, the company has also since announced that they will be launching another animated series based on the Jurassic World franchise. Advertising Dubbed Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, this […]

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‘Sweetness, Flowing Like a Faucet; Body Banging, No Corset’: What’s New and Black on Netflix in June 2019?

Carmen: A Hip HoperaScreenshot: MTV (YouTube) June, also known as the halftime show of the year, is here—and that means more Strong Black Leading content from Netflix! And the blackest headliner is… Carmen: A Hip Hopera This 2001 made-for-TV movie helmed by the legendary Robert Townsend should be in everyone’s entertainment catalogue, and now Netflix […]

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Netflix’s Colorful ‘Stranger Things’ Poster Shows Off Season 3’s New Monster

NETFLIX “One summer can change everything” Stranger Things returns to Netflix in exactly one month, on July 4. If you can’t wait that long (same), why not check out the brand-new season three poster below? It’s super colorful, which is to say it’s super 1980s, but there’s also some darkness lingering around the edges. The […]

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The ‘You’ Showrunner Makes The Case For Stalker Joe Not Being Much Different Than Other Romcom Leads

Lifetime/Netflix You moved from Lifetime to Netflix over last winter’s holidays and quickly became a dangerously addictive binge watch. Soon, though, star Penn Badgley urged viewers to please stop lusting over his serial-killing, sociopathic leading character, and he also stated that men are even more horrified than some women by Stalker Joe’s popularity. Season 2 […]

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Avengers: Endgame’s Directors Will Be Bringing A Magic: The Gathering Animated Series To Netflix

You would think that a game as old and as storied as Magic: the Gathering would have a ton of TV shows and movies made based around the universe that it created, but oddly enough, that has never happened. There were initial plans for a film, but unfortunately, that did not quite take off. Advertising […]

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Five Black Men React to Netflix’s When They See Us, Ava DuVernay’s Series About the Central Park Five

On May 31, Netflix released the Ava DuVernay-helmed miniseries, When They See Us, which delves into the case of the Central Park Five, the five black and brown boys who were convicted in 1990 in both the media and the courtroom for a crime they didn’t commit. In 2002, they were exonerated after the actual […]

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Five Black Men React to Netflix’s When They See Us, Ava DuVernay’s Series About the Central Park 5

On May 31, Netflix released the Ava DuVernay-helmed miniseries, When They See Us, which delves into the case of the Central Park Five, the five black and brown boys who were convicted in 1990 in both the media and the courtroom for a crime they didn’t commit. In 2002, they were exonerated after the actual […]

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5 Black Men React to Netflix’s When They See Us, Ava DuVernay’s Series About the Central Park Five

On May 31, Netflix released the Ava DuVernay-helmed miniseries, When They See Us, which delves into the case of the Central Park Five, the five black and brown boys who were convicted in 1990 in both the media and the courtroom for a crime they didn’t commit. In 2002, they were exonerated after the actual […]

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The Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

Miramax Last Updated: June 2nd The Netflix name has meant many things, including the best shows not on TV. And while there are some glaring omissions in their selection of good movies, there’s still plenty to peruse. Narrowing them down to just 50 of the best Netflix films wasn’t easy. Nonetheless, here’s a ranked list […]

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Netflix’s ‘The Society’ Scratches A Certain ‘The Walking Dead’ Itch

Netflix For the unfamiliar, The Society — which premiered a few weeks ago on Netflix — is about a class of high school students who are meant to be relocated away from their quaint hometown after an unusual stench overwhelms their community. En route, the roads are impassable, so the school buses return and drop […]

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The Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

Netflix Last Updated: May 31st There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). But what’s the best Netflix original series? The streaming service has put more and more emphasis into their own programming over the last few years, and with over 100 Netflix originals […]

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When Are Black Boys Allowed to be Boys? The Cast of When They See Us Says There’s Still Work to Do

I’m asking myself what do I look like? Do I look like a criminal?- Jharrel Jerome What do you see when you look at black boys? Perhaps you see a brother, a son or a nephew. Conversely, you might see a deep thinker, a creative, a leader, or even our future. But for Korey Wise, […]

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Here’s Everything New On Netflix This Week, Including ‘Always Be My Maybe’ And ‘When They See Us’

Netflix Netflix closes out the month of May with a couple of highly-anticipated originals and a Starz historical drama full of heat. Ava DuVernay’s limited series about the wrongfully accused Central Park Five lands on the streaming platform Friday. The show highlights issues of racial profiling and corruption in the police force. For some lighter […]

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AMC Weighs In On Georgia’s Abortion Law While Contemplating A Big Change For ‘The Walking Dead’

AMC In about six months, one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country is set to go in effect in Georgia. Signed by Gov. Brian Kemp, the law would ban abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. While not as punitive […]

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Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company Bob IgerPhoto: Manuel Balce Ceneta (AP Photo) As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of both the civil rights movement and the televised antics of Stevie […]

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