stranger things cast

Stranger Things won’t return to Netflix until 2019. If you’re going through withdrawal from the hit series, perhaps this very pleasant video will help.

The creators and crew behind the show come together to discuss how the very talented Stranger Things cast came together. Almost everyone – from the kids who are at the center of the show, to David Harbor, and even the season 2 new additions – gets a shout-out here.

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Movies Anywhere App

Movies Anywhere has become quite the convenient app for streaming most of the digital movies that viewers have acquired over the years. Whether you’ve bought them from iTunes, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Google Play or Fandango NOW, you can access most of your movies purchased on one of those services on each of the others. And now one more digital movie retailer has joined the mix.

The Microsoft Movies & TV app for Xbox and Windows 10 has been added to the line-up of services that will allow your movie library to crossover between other streaming apps. Plus, for viewers who connect their Microsoft account to Movies Anywhere for the first time, they’ll get a free movie to add to their digital collection. Read More »

jeopardy streaming on hulu

I’ll take Jeopardy! on Hulu for $500 please, Alex. The long-running syndicated game show hosted by Alex Trebek will make its streaming debut on Hulu this week. You know what that means, all you trivia nerds: you can say goodbye to your productivity for the next month.

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Magic For Humans trailer

It’s been a while since a magic-based TV series has gotten my attention, but Justin Willman‘s new Netflix show Magic For Humans has done the trick. (Get it? “Done the trick?” I’ll see myself out.)

Before we continue, try to find a deck of cards. Shuffle them until you’re content, fan them all out face down, and pick out the fourth one from the left. Don’t look at it yet! We’ll return to this in a second, but for now, take a look at the first trailer below, and while you’re at it, check out a few clips from the show. Read More »

pop culture imports august 10

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

A new month, a new batch of foreign movies and TV shows to please the ears and eyes! That’s right, subtitle lovers, it’s time for a new Pop Culture Imports, in which we all huddle inside during the hottest month of the summer to watch the best new foreign movies, dramas, animes, and everything in between. This week, we have a reversed Korean romance, an unlikely Indian love story, a quirky Japanese sci-fi, a familiar Swedish sci-fi series, Netflix’s newest anime anthology film.

So let’s fire up the subtitles and dive into the best foreign movies and shows streaming now.

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netflix marvel

As Disney grows to be an even bigger industry behemoth following its acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the House of Mouse prepares its assault on the biggest streaming giant: Netflix. And the battle is beginning sooner than we thought. Ahead of Disney’s launch of its own streaming service, it’s pulling all of its Marvel Studios films from Netflix. This is something we knew was happening, but kind of expected to take place further in the future — you know, when we all have jet packs and Disney chips installed in our brains. But nope, Ant-Man and the Wasp will be the last Marvel film to stream on Netflix, and the final remnant of the old Netflix Marvel deal.

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Netflix Calibrated Mode

Historically, television manufacturers have not cared about the intentions of filmmakers when it comes to how movies and TV shows are displayed on different TV models. In fact, with the introduction of the dreaded motion smoothing effect, they’ve been actively degrading the quality of the consumer’s experience in relation to how directors and cinematographers want people to watch their work.

But perhaps the tide is finally turning, because Sony has announced that its new top-of-the-line TVs will come with a setting called “Netflix Calibrated Mode” which will make Netflix content look as close as possible to how it would on a professional reference monitor.
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Best Movies Streaming Right Now August

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

The world of streaming services can be overwhelming, and more often than not, you might find yourself unsure what to watch, and where to watch it. That’s where Now Stream This comes in! I’m here to help you navigate the murky waters of all thing streaming, and this week, I have some doozies for you. There’s not one, but two Keanu Reeves films; John Carpenter‘s last great movie; an underrated David Fincher thriller; a slasher remake; and much more.

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

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movies leaving netflix august 2018

Another month, another batch of great TV shows and movies leaving Netflix. The streaming giant offers so much quality content to us in these hot summer months, but that inevitably means that Netflix has to take some away too. So if you’ve been leaving some of these titles in your queue for several months, now is a good time to finally watch them. Below, we’ve rounded up the movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in August 2018.

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Movies Coming to Netflix in August 2018

The summer season is winding down, but please don’t feel the urge to rush outside and take part in outdoor activities. Instead, stay inside and stream all this stuff on Netflix. Next month, Netflix is offering a wide variety of that hot content you crave, including The AviatorConstantineThe Lord of the RingsThe Informant!The Good Place season 2, and more.  Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in August 2018.

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