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Message from the King (Trailer)

Message from the King (Trailer)

After a man’s sister is murdered, he comes to Los Angeles from Cape Town, South Africa to avenge her death. While the revenge thriller has been done to death, we’re excited for the cast, which includes Chadwick Boseman, Luke Evans, and Alfred Molina. Coming to Netflix 8/4/17.

Master of None’s Italian Film Influences

Master of None’s Italian Film Influences

(SPOILERS) Master of None‘s second season makes no secret of its Italian neorealist influence. But ScreenPrism gives a great breakdown of the show’s ambitious yet successful mission: adopting the dour style for the middle class while remaining sincere.

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Stranger Things Season 2 (Trailer)

Stranger Things Season 2 (Trailer)

The Duffer Brothers’ awesome sci-fi adventure series is back for another season, and it’s clear that Will Byers and his pals aren’t done with the Upside-down quite yet. We can’t decide whether this or Ready Player One’s teaser has more ’80s pop culture references.

Bright (Trailer)

Bright (Trailer)

“We’re not in a prophecy. We’re in a stolen Toyota Corolla.” Netflix’s upcoming exclusive movie is set in an alternate present in which humans share the world with fairies, elves and other fantasy creatures. Starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Premieres 12/22/17.

Ozark (Trailer)

Ozark (Trailer)

(Gore) Jason Bateman stars and directs in this upcoming Netflix crime drama series. Ozark is about a financial adviser who’s forced by a drug boss to launder half a billion dollars in 5 years. Written and created by Bill Dubuque (The Accountant). Premieres 7/21/17.

Icarus (Trailer)

Icarus (Trailer)

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel initially wanted to learn more about performance-enhancing drugs. His research unwittingly got him caught in Russia’s doping scandal. Critics say Icarus has a poorly-edited first half, but its twists and bombs make it worth watching. Premieres 8/4/17 on Netflix.

Death Note (Trailer)

Death Note (Trailer)

Our first good look at Netflix’s adaptation of Death Note reveals that it’s very different from its source material. We can see why fans of the manga are irked, but we’re willing to give this a shot. Besides, there’s already a faithful live-action adaptation.

Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Yrs Later

Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Yrs Later

(PG-13: Language) “We could do more, like, with our tongues and butts.” The Camp Firewood gang – well, most of them – fulfill their promise to reunite in 1991 in this new Netflix miniseries. Premieres 8/4/17.

Friends from College (Trailer)

Friends from College (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) From writer and director Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Neighbors, Yes Man) comes a Netflix series about a group of friends from Harvard reuniting in their late 30s. Starring Keegan-Michael Key, Colbie Smulders, and Fred Savage. Premieres 7/14/17.

Castlevania (Teaser)

Castlevania (Teaser)

Fans of the vampire hunting video games will be thrilled to see this animated series headed to Netflix. But this is no 8-bit NES game for kiddies. It’s dark, bloody, violent, and R-rated as f**k.” We’re super excited its showrunner is Adi Shankar, of POWER/RANGERS fame.

Shimmer Lake (Trailer)

Shimmer Lake (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) A darkly comic crime thriller in the vein of Fargo, Shimmer Lake tells the story of a small town sheriff who must track down a group of bank robbers, including his own brother. From the writer of 22 Jump Street the next Cloverfield film. Hits Netflix 6/9/17.

GLOW (Trailer)

GLOW (Trailer)

This new Netflix series tells a fictionalized retelling of the story of the 1980’s phenomenon that was the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, a motley crew of women who became a pop culture phenomenon. From the folks behind Orange is the New Black and Nurse Jackie.

Mindhorn (Trailer)

Mindhorn (Trailer)

The former star of a cheesy ’80s detective drama ends up in the center of a real murder investigation when the killer tells police the only person he’ll speak with is the bionic-eyed TV character. This quirky British comedy is available to watch now on Netflix.

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Marvel’s The Defenders (Trailer)

Marvel’s The Defenders (Trailer)

After each facing their own demons and taking on evildoers, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist must now prove the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, and work together save New York City as a team. Coming to Netflix 8/18/17.

The Mars Generation (Trailer)

The Mars Generation (Trailer)

This Netflix documentary chronicles the experience of a batch of teenagers at the NASA Space Camp, juxtaposed with interviews with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Elon Musk and other experts regarding the current state of space travel. Premieres 5/5/17.

Death Note (Teaser)

Death Note (Teaser)

A Netflix film adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s excellent crime thriller manga. Death Note is about a young genius who gains the power to kill and goes on a righteous killing spree. He must match wits with an equally clever detective to avoid being caught.

MST3K 2017 (Teaser)

MST3K 2017 (Teaser)

Mystery Science Theater 3000 is back with a new crew, and headed to Netflix. Original creator Joel Hodgson is joined by Jonah Ray and Felicia Day, along with some surprise guests, as the gang is forced to watch a whole new crop of bad movies. April 14 can’t come soon enough.

Dave Chappelle on Netflix (Trailer)

Dave Chappelle on Netflix (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) Netflix gives us a very small taste of Dave Chappelle’s comeback stand-up comedy special. The video combines two of Chappelle’s most recent US tours into one. 3/21/17 can’t come soon enough.

Small Crimes (Trailer)

Small Crimes (Trailer)

(PG-13) An ex-cop spends 6 years in prison for attempted murder. But back outside, it’s as if time stopped, and he can’t escape from his past mistakes. In short, his life has turned into a Coen Brothers film. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars in this Netflix-exclusive comedy. Drops 4/28/17.

The Get Down – Part II (Trailer)

The Get Down – Part II (Trailer)

Return to late 1970s New York City for the continuation of Baz Luhrmann’s colorful and fantastic series about the evolution of the music scene from disco to hip-hop, and the impact it had on so many young lives. Drops 4/7/17 on Netflix.

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War Machine (Teaser)

War Machine (Teaser)

Brad Pitt stars as a respected US Army general who signs up to lead the NATO forces in Afghanistan. This satirical Netflix exclusive is loosely based on the infamous career of retired general Stanley McChrystal and Michael Hastings’ exposé. Premieres 5/26/17.

Dave Chappelle on Netflix (Teaser)

Dave Chappelle on Netflix (Teaser)

“I’ve met OJ Simpson on four different occasions. That’s like seeing Bigfoot riding a unicorn.” On 3/21/17, one of the smartest and funniest comedians ever to walk this planet will drop not one, but two comedy specials. Thank you based Netflix. Now where’s Ja?!

Five Came Back (Trailer)

Five Came Back (Trailer)

Based on Mark Harris’ book, Netflix’s series sees directors Steven Spielberg, Lawrence Kasdan, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro and Paul Greengrass talk about five Hollywood directors who went to the frontlines of WW II to document the war. Drops 3/31/17.

Bright (Teaser)

Bright (Teaser)

Will Smith stars in this Netflix original film about a world where humans comingle with mystical creatures, and a human cop has to partner up with an unpleasant Orc to hunt down a deadly weapon. Our greatest concern? David Ayer (Suicide Squad) is behind the lens.

Thank God for Jokes (Trailer)

Thank God for Jokes (Trailer)

“I’m gonna take this conversation that we’re having, and repeat that to strangers.” If the reviews are to be believed, stand up comedian Mike Birbiglia hit his prime on his latest show, where he talks about the art of telling and living jokes. Premieres on Netflix 2/28/17.

A Series of A capella Events

A Series of A capella Events

The Warp Zone and MatPat take on the theme song from the awesomely dark and hilarious Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events. Seriously though, if you haven’t watched this series yet, drop what you’re doing for the next 8 hours and look away right now.

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