Netflix Announces Two New Shows as Peak TV Continues

New Netflix shows

In the latest step in Netflix’s plan for world domination (or at least their plan to dominate all of our free time), the streaming service has announced two new original TV series will be coming to the platform. One is called Away, a sci-fi romance set during a mission to Mars that’s being produced by War for the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves. And the other is a fantasy series called Kaos, which hails from the creator of The End of the F***ing World. Read more about both of the new Netflix shows below.
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Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown

Superstar chef Anthony Bourdain took his own life last Friday, sending a shockwave through the food world and leaving his family, friends, and fans to mourn him. But fans and newcomers alike will be able to spend more time with Bourdain through their devices, because Netflix has announced that the streaming service has extended their agreement to keep Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown on the streaming platform “for months”.
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new Blu-ray releases a wrinkle in time

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

Hello once again, physical media phans. It’s time to round-up some of the best Blu-rays currently available for your viewing pleasure. This week we have Ava DuVernay‘s inventive Disney film A Wrinkle In Time, the emotional coming-of-age dramadey Love, Simon, the darkly hilarious The Death of Stalin, Alicia Vikander‘s Tomb Raider reboot, and Bruce Willis Death Wish remake. 

Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week.

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Best Movies Streaming Right Now Early June

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) 

Welcome, streaming fans. Once again, I’ve scoured streaming services far and wide to bring you back the best streaming options available to you this week, and beyond. In this edition, you’ll find the sci-fi meditation on grief and love The Fountain, Greta Gerwig‘s acclaimed Lady Bird, the very funny Thor: Ragnarok, the James Dean classic East of Eden, and many more.

These are the best movies streaming right now. Let’s get streaming.

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little voice

Apple continues to cultivate an impressive list of actors and filmmakers for their upcoming streaming service. J.J. Abrams and Sara Bareilles are the latest names to sign on – the pair will collaborate on a half-hour musical comedy series Little Voice.

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13 Reasons Why season 3

The first season of Netflix’s teen-centric drama 13 Reasons Why cut through the Peak TV clutter and got people talking, but when season 2 debuted late last month, there wasn’t nearly the same amount of buzz around the show. Most of the reviews pointed out that the show had already extended itself too far beyond its initial premise with its second season, but Netflix, cackling in the face of logic and reason, has officially announced that 13 Reasons Why season 3 is coming to the streaming service next year. Read More »

the staircase review

Jean-Xavier de Lestrade‘s fascinating 2004 docu-series gets an update for the Netflix age. But The Staircase is not your typical true crime saga, and anyone searching for answers will only be left with more questions. 

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pop culture imports may 30

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best, wackiest, and weirdest foreign-language movies and TV shows streaming right now.)

Yes, it’s that time again — the time when I yell at you to dive into the wealth of foreign movies and shows available to stream, and you nod your head and vaguely promise that you totally like reading subtitles. And because of the strange ways that weeks sometimes work, this is our third Pop Culture Imports for May!

This week has a wide variety of titles, from a mellow South Korean reality show, to a South African domestic drama, to an Israeli rom-com, and finally, a documentary about the Chinese restaurateur who introduced the U.S. to authentic Chinese cuisine.

So with that, let’s dive into the best foreign-language movies and shows streaming now.

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New Blu-ray Releases Red Sparrow

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

It’s time again to round-up the best Blu-rays available right now, and in the immediate future. This week, we have the Jennifer Lawrence spy-thriller Red Sparrow, the very funny Game Night, the surprisingly good horror-sequel Strangers: Prey At Night, and the so-dumb-it’s-fun action flick The Hurricane Heist.

Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week, and beyond.

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movies coming to Netflix in June 2018

New month, new movies. Netflix has a pretty stellar new line-up in June, and we’ve got the list to prove it. In addition to the constant barrage of Netflix Originals, you’ll also be able to stream Star Wars: The Last JediThe DepartedIn Bruges, Thor: Ragnarok, and more. Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in June 2018 below.

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