It’s no secret that Netflix is a service that consumers of entertainment are totally stoked to have. It’s easily the most used streaming service available today, conveniently bringing thousands of movies and television shows straight to your television thanks to the wizardry of the internet.
And while you think you might be wasting your life away binging on all Netflix has to offer, the streaming service is also saving you time as well. Exstreamist (via The Mary Sue) recently did some math based on data available about Netflix and television advertising, and they’ve determined that watching Netflix saves time, due to the lack of commercials. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 by Angie Han
Over the past few years, Netflix has done a great job of establishing itself as a purveyor of quality television. And from here, it looks like the company’s push into film distribution will be similarly successful. The streaming service has added yet another promising project to its upcoming movie slate — Mascots, the latest film from Christopher Guest.
Get all the details on the Netflix Christopher Guest movie after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 by Angie Han
Cary Fukunaga‘s touch has been sorely missed on True Detective this season, but his fans can rest assured they’ll be seeing more from him in the not-too-distant future. Netflix has just debuted the first promo for Beasts of No Nation, Fukunaga’s intense new war drama.
Based on the novel by Uzodinma Iweala, Beasts of No Nation unfolds during a civil war in an unnamed West African country. A young boy named Agu (Abraham Attah) is torn from his family and forced to join a guerrilla fighter unit. Idris Elba plays the warlord who takes Agu under his wing, and molds him into a soldier. Watch the Beasts of No Nation teaser trailer — and get new theatrical release details — after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
With Sense8, Orange Is the New Black, Bojack Horseman, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and Narcos, Netflix ensured we’d have a whole summer’s worth of binge-watch material. Now that binge-watch binge can continue into this fall, as Netflix has set release dates for Longmire Season 3 and Aziz Ansari‘s newly titled Master of None.
Hit the jump for the Netflix Longmire and Master of None premiere dates. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
Make the most of the lazy days of late summer by catching up on your Netflix queue. We’ve got a rundown of the best films coming to and leaving the streaming service next month, plus highlights from the upcoming Amazon Prime and Hulu slates. Hit the jump to find out what titles you should look out for.
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It’s already clear that the most popular streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video, HBO Go and more are here to stay. But it looks like the world of streaming might be evolving to appeal to more hardcore cinephiles.
There’s a new subscription-based streaming video service called Shudder, bringing a slew of different horror films to the masses. Sure, services like Netflix already have a selection of movies for horror fans, but Shudder works a little differently, and it just might be what the more seasoned movie fan is looking for.
Find out more about the Shudder horror subscription after the jump! Read More »
Just recently we heard that a price increase was coming to Netflix, but that it would slowly be rolling out over the next ten years as the company encourages users to upgrade to the high-definition streaming plans.
However, there’s a more immediate change to Netflix coming for those who use the streaming service by way of an application to their TV. It’s being called a “major update,” but in reality it’s just the first significant update to the TV app since it was completely overhauled back in 2013. It’s nothing earth-shattering, but it will make watching Netflix on your TV slightly more convenient.
Learn more about the Netflix TV app update after the jump! Read More »
Posted on Sunday, July 19th, 2015 by Angie Han
There’s a lot to love about Hulu. They singlehandedly saved The Mindy Project. They’ve got every episode of Seinfeld, and all those Criterion movies. And it’s maybe the best source of British TV this side of the Atlantic. If there’s one thing to hate about it, though, it’s their reliance on commercials. Not even shelling out for a paid subscription can save you from those damn ads.
Happily, that might be changing. Hulu is reportedly considering an ad-free subscription tier, though it’ll cost you a bit more than the standard subscription. More about the possible Hulu ad-free option after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, July 17th, 2015 by Angie Han
After years of demand, HBO finally debuted its standalone streaming service this past spring. The only catch was that you needed an Apple device (i.e., iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV) to sign up. But now it’s finally rolling out to Android and Amazon devices as well. More details on the HBO Now Android and Amazon debut after the jump. Read More »