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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)
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(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.

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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.

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.

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?!

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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.

Girlfriend’s Day (Trailer)

Girlfriend’s Day (Trailer)

Netflix’s Valentine’s Day film stars Bob Odenkirk as a once great writer who now makes a living writing greeting cards. His quest to regain his touch becomes even more complicated when their state announces a greeting card contest for a new holiday.

Buddy Thunderstruck (Trailer)

Buddy Thunderstruck (Trailer)

Netflix keeps the original content rolling with this goofy-looking stop-motion animated series about a dog who loves to race semi trucks, and the quirky array of characters in his life. From the animators behind Robot Chicken, and the creators of Care Bears. Yup. Drops 3/10/17.

Bill Nye Saves The World (Trailer)

Bill Nye Saves The World (Trailer)

The Science Guy’s new Netflix series is a welcome dose of sanity amidst the political rhetoric, fake news, and hyperbole we’ve been subject to recently. Each episode explores a topic through a mix of discussions, field correspondents, and practical demonstrations.

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Iron Fist (Trailer)

Iron Fist (Trailer)

The latest Marvel/Netflix team-up stars Finn Jones as Danny Rand, a man presumed dead for 15 years, who returns to New York to reclaim his family business from the influence of evildoers. Naturally, Danny has acquired some new skills since he went missing. Drops 3/17/17.

Stranger Things 2 (Teaser)

Stranger Things 2 (Teaser)

The Super Bowl had lots of exciting moments from halftime on, but none that gave us such childlike giddiness as the first teaser spot for the second season of Stranger Things, which hits Netflix on 10/31/17. Bonus points to Eggo for their Facebook post.

Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out (Trailer)

Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) “Adolf Hitler is the Michael Jordan of evil.” He’s not Billy the Kidless anymore, but the loud-mouthed comedian shows no signs of mellowing down in his latest stand-up special. Exclusively available on Netflix.

Ultimate Beastmaster (Trailer)

Ultimate Beastmaster (Trailer)

Netflix’s take on American Ninja Warrior. The show’s first season features 108 competitors – 10 each from the USA, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Germany and Japan – who will attempt to conquer an insane obstacle course called The Beast. Premieres 2/24/17.

The Discovery (Teaser)

The Discovery (Teaser)

“People are just gonna keep killing themselves.” This Netflix sci-fi drama is set in a world where a scientist has presented proof that the afterlife exists, and people start committing suicide in droves. Starring Robert Redford, Jason Segel and Rooney Mara. Drops 3/31/17.

Abstract: The Art of Design (Trailer)

Abstract: The Art of Design (Trailer)

An upcoming Netflix documentary series that profiles some of the world’s best designers and artists, including Nike’s Tinker Hatfield and graphic designer Paula Scher. Premieres 2/10/17.

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