Grace and Frankie Premieres May 8

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Last month, we put out a story detailing Netflix’s new comedy series, Grace and Frankie, which stars actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Now Netflix has officially confirmed the release of the series, scheduling its first season for May 8. Grace and Frankie features Fonda and Tomlin as a pair of women who must confront – and move past – the revelation that their husbands … [Read more...]

Is Star Wars on Netflix?

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After riding waves of relief and excitement over the second trailer for Star War Episode VII: The Force Awakens, legions of Star Wars fans may be scouring Netflix for the series’ first six films. While the streaming service does offer all of the Star Trek series and numerous Trek films, there are no live-action Star Wars films currently available for instant viewing. Amazon … [Read more...]

Does Netflix Have 4K?

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If you’re looking to view your favorite Netflix series with the world’s latest and greatest resolution – the fabled 4K resolution – then you might be in luck. In order to stream Netflix content in such a high-definition format, however, you’ll need some extra hardware and a bit of how-to knowledge. The first step is installing a TV that has UHD (Ultra High Definition) … [Read more...]

Is The Last Man on Earth on Netflix?

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Will Forte’s latest comedy series, The Last Man on Earth, revolves around Phil Miller and his trusty camera in a post-apocalyptic world. The series made its premiere on Fox last year with a ten-episode run, and was renewed for a second season this month. When it comes to Netflix streaming The Last Man on Earth, there’s good news and bad news. Starting with the bad: the show … [Read more...]

What’s New on Netflix in May 2015?

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Update: Also see what's expiring from Netflix in May 2015. This month, a number of high-profile films and new television series are finding their way onto Netflix’s streaming roster. Some of the upcoming releases, such as Grace and Frankie, will be part of Netflix’s original content campaign, while most will be welcome additions from outside studios. Among the highlights of … [Read more...]

Movies and Shows Being Removed from Netflix in May 2015

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Update: also see what's being added to Netflix in May 2015. Like all good things, certain Netflix films and television series must come to an end. For now, anyway. Netflix’s instant streaming lineup is always changing and acquiring new brands, so don’t be surprised if one of your soon-to-disappear favorites surfaces sometime in the coming months. For the month of May, we'll … [Read more...]

Netflix Announces “Fuller House”

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You read it correctly: Netflix has taken on the task of hosting a sequel to the ABC sitcom legend, Full House. Beginning with its air date in 1987, Full House made John Stamos, Bob Saget, and even Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen into household names. Now, a full twenty years after the last episode aired, Netflix will be rolling out the logical sequel, Fuller House. Candace … [Read more...]

Netflix Exclusive “Our Planet” Announced

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One of the biggest sleeper hits in the documentary world was Planet Earth, an eleven-part BBC series that aired in 2006. Featuring gorgeous high-definition footage and the largest documentary budget ever assembled, the nature-centric masterpiece set a precedent for forthcoming habitat explorations. Now, with a full team organized and a vision in place, Netflix has given the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Movies for Kids on Netflix

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Hercules Transforming Greek myth into one of the most beloved Disney projects of all time, Hercules brought a modern and heartfelt twist to an ancient classic. The voice talents of James Woods, Danny DeVito, and Tate Donovan brought this animated tour de force to life, and ensured its place among kid-friendly masterpieces for years to come. Robin Hood While Disney’s … [Read more...]

Mel Brooks Movies on Netflix

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At present, there are a meager three films with heavy input from Mel Brooks available for Netflix streaming, and one documentary episode about the writer-director. As always, however, the Netflix lineup is changing and acquiring new titles, so stay vigilant. To Be or Not to Be This 1983 historical comedy, produced by (and starring) Mel Brooks, pits a troupe of Warsaw actors … [Read more...]