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...]

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...]

Is iZombie on Netflix?

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If iZombie is any indication, life after death is an action-packed affair. When Liv Moore – an up-and-coming medical resident played by Rose McIver – was infected by a zombie, she became Seattle’s newest undead investigator. Based on the DC Comics series of the same name, iZombie currently airs on The CW, and has nearly completed its first season run of seven … [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...]

Is Outlander on Netflix?

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Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series may come second to Fifty Shades of Grey in terms of romance book sales, but it’s still the dominant power in the television adaptation world. Revolving around Claire Randall and her jarring transportation to 1743 Scotland, Outlander is best known for its highlands espionage, sweeping scope, and fleshed-out characters. If you’re a diehard … [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...]