Netflix vs. Crackle

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With Netflix ostensibly holding dominion over the streaming world, it’s no wonder that challengers will inevitably rise up and vie for the throne. Crackle is Sony Pictures Entertainment’s subsidiary brand, and has made a name for itself as an entirely free streaming platform. But the heart of the matter is simple: which of these two streaming services is worth your time, and … [Read more...]

Sense8 Trailer Released

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We told you about Sense8, Netflix's new original Sci-Fi series from the Wachowski siblings, a few weeks ago. We didn't know much at the time, other than the basic premise: the minds of eight strangers across the world are suddenly, inexplicably linked to each other. Today, Netflix has given us a bit more to chew on with the release of Sense8's official trailer, and it looks … [Read more...]

Showcase: Tom Hardy Films on Netflix

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After starring in a string of blockbusters such as The Dark Knight Rises and Inception, English actor Tom Hardy has become one of the most respected (and requested) figures in cinema. His talent seems to disregard genre boundaries, ranging from subdued period pieces to popcorn action flicks with effortless charisma. Netflix may not have some of Hardy’s higher-grossing films … [Read more...]

The Best Superheroes on Netflix

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While Netflix removed many of its classic superhero films over the past year, including the much-adored Avengers, a crop of animated films and less conventional heroes have risen up to fill this void. Listed below are some of Netflix’s current heroes in the roster, and the films in which they star. Hellboy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA9vtXbbhVs While you may not have … [Read more...]

Netflix Announces Green Eggs and Ham

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Ellen DeGeneres, Warner Bros., and Dr. Seuss are the three buzzwords for one of April’s biggest Netflix announcements. Just days ago, Netflix’s original content VP announced a collaborative, expanded adaptation of Green Eggs and Ham with a rather amusing jingle. DeGeneres, who will serve as the executive producer, also put out word of the project on her television show, where … [Read more...]

Final Season of Sons of Anarchy Just Added  

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Motorcycle (and violent gang) enthusiasts around the web should be flocking to Netflix for its April 25th addition to the instant streaming lineup: the seventh and final season of Sons of Anarchy. The series followed Jax Teller and his California-based motorcyclists through run-ins with rival gangs, law enforcement, and cartels, and was hailed as one of the best original series … [Read more...]

Netflix vs. Hulu Plus

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In the ever-continuing struggle for better online content and streaming platforms, you may have stumbled across (arguably) the two most popular websites in their field: Netflix and Hulu Plus. The obvious question, then, is which service is more deserving of your time and subscription. To get the definitive answer, we’ll be pulling from information about the content, pricing, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]