Netflix trailer round-up

Since Netflix will be releasing a mind-blowing 700 original movies and TV shows this year alone, it’s going to be increasingly difficult to keep track of all their content you should have on your radar. With all of those pieces of content to distribute, the streaming service has released a batch of new trailers, and you know what that means: it’s time for another Netflix trailer round-up. Take a look at the trailers for films like 6 Balloons, Paradox, and Sun Dogs below. Read More »

Inclusion Riders

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: should inclusion riders be requirements for all Hollywood production companies?)

Frances McDormand’s Oscars speech raised Hollywood’s awareness of inclusion riders – contractual stipulations that basically demand racial and gender diversity for at least fifty percent of a project’s cast and crew. It’s only been a few weeks, but we’re already seeing companies adopt inclusion riders as their standard policy moving forward. That’s a good start in an industry which has been extremely slow (and has sometimes even refused) to react to social progress.

But as some companies actively embrace these changes, at least one major entertainment provider is shying away from them.
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Fandango’s video-on-demand service is the latest digital retailer to join MoviesAnywhere, a digital service that allows users to centralize their movies in one app.

The FandangoNOW MoviesAnywhere partnership marks the fifth digital retailer to throw in with the digital movie-collection service owned by Disney.

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legacy of a whitetail deer hunter clip

Josh Brolin and Danny McBride have teamed up for Netflix’s The Legacy of Whitetail Deer Hunter, a new comedy from Jody Hill. In a new Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter clip, Brolin’s character Buck Ferguson gets some unwanted relationship advice from his young son.

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TV Bits The Americans

In this edition of TV bits:

  • No season 3 for Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
  • Parks and Rec stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman reunite for Making It
  • A new trailer for Netflix’s Alexa & Katie 
  • The Americans season 6 trailer is here
  • Apple orders a new animated comedy from Bob’s Burgers creator
  • John Krasinski has an idea for the rumored The Office revival
  • And more!

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pop culture imports

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

It’s almost mid-March, which means there’s a slew of new foreign titles on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and more. As the weather tries to make up its mind over whether it’s winter or spring, why not stay in and binge-watch some great foreign movies and shows instead?

This month, we have a beloved French romantic-comedy, an Oscar-nominated Swedish satire, an over-the-top Korean revenge thriller, and one of the best Netflix original TV series you’ve never heard of. So fire up the subtitles and get ready to watch the best foreign movies and TV shows streaming right now.

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'essica Jones Season 2 Episode Titles

Jessica Jones season 2 hits Netflix this week, and the creators behind the Marvel series found a creative way to announce the new episode titles. In keeping with the season’s all-female director line-up, a team of female artists put together a series of pulp cover illustrations. See the illustrations and Jessica Jones season 2 episode titles below.

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Good Omens cast

Amazon’s Good Omens cast continues to improve: Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman is the latest to join its ranks. Offerman will star alongside Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Jon Hamm, Miranda Richardson, Michael McKean, and more. Continue reading to find out who he’ll play in the small screen adaptation of the beloved novel.
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lost in space trailer

Lost In Space is about to blast off for a whole new set of adventures on Netflix. The new rebooted series updates the classic sci-fi TV series, which tells the tale of the futuristic Robinson family who find their intergalactic mission dangerously off-course. A new Lost In Space trailer awaits you below.

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black mirror season 5

Black Mirror, the misery-inducing sci-fi anthology series that teaches us all about the dangers of technology, just got the go-ahead for yet another season on Netflix. Black Mirror season 5 will bring all-new depressing-yet-entertaining tales of technological terror.

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