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

African elephant group dusting - wide angle perspective (Loxodonta africana). Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.

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...]

Daredevil Getting a Second Season

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In an announcement that will surprise exactly no one, Marvel has confirmed that Netflix has picked up Daredevil for a second season. It's been eleven days since the first season's premiere, so they certainly wasted no time, but given the show's dramatic success, this is certainly an expected move. We don't know much about the second season yet, but Doug Petrie and Marco … [Read more...]

Chef’s Table: Netflix Original “Docu-Series”

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In recent years, Netflix has proven its worth as both an original drama producer and exclusive revival platform (Arrested Development, anybody?). An upcoming episodic documentary focused on food, however, will give Netflix firm footing in yet another genre. Chef’s Table, according to its Netflix press release, will “[feature] six of the world’s most renowned international … [Read more...]

Sense8: Netflix Original Sci-Fi Series Premieres June 5

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Update: The Sense8 trailer has been released! Watch it here. This year has seen its fair share of thought-provoking science-fiction films, and it seems that Netflix is keen on continuing the trend through its online platform. Sense8 will be Netflix’s maiden voyage into science-fiction, and with a June 5th release date confirmed, the geek world is abuzz with rumors, … [Read more...]

Better Call Saul: Not Until 2016

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Exstreamist has the scoop: Better Call Saul will be on Netflix in the US, but not until early 2016. It's confirmed on Twitter by Jim Maiella, SVP of Corporate Communication at AMC. @stentontoledo Yes. Late January or early February, depending on the season two premiere date on AMC. — Jim Maiella (@jimmaiella) April 14, 2015 Earlier speculation had AMC's record … [Read more...]

The Get Down: What We Know So Far

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What do Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby, and Romeo + Juliet have in common? The answer is Australian director Baz Luhrmann, who now has his sights set on a hip-hop drama series that was ten years in the making. The Get Down is set to premiere exclusively on Netflix in 2016, and will run for 13 episodes. Luhrmann fans have been buzzing ever since the announcement was made, but … [Read more...]

Daredevil is Here, and We Have the Reviews

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The first season of Marvel's Daredevil, the newest Netflix Original Series, is finally available for your viewing pleasure. But is it any good? Fans of Marvel Comics and superhero movies were almost universally disappointed with by the 2003 Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck, so this new television series had an uphill battle to convince viewers to give them a shot. But … [Read more...]

Netflix Announces “Netflix Recommended” TVs

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Netflix has announced the first slate of televisions endorsed by its new "Netflix Recommended TV" program, and they include models by LG Electronics, Android TVs by Sony, and Roku TVs by Hisense, Insignia, and TCL. These TVs are selected by Netflix for their superior user experience when streaming. This means they will be easier to use, have faster performance in the Netflix … [Read more...]