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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.

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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?!

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.

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.

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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.

iBoy (Trailer)

iBoy (Trailer)

Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Rory Kinnear, and Miranda Richardson star in this Netflix original film about a boy who finds himself with strange powers after being attacked by thugs, and bits of his smartphone end up wedged in his brain. Based on the book by Kevin Brooks.

Frontier (Trailer)

Frontier (Trailer)

Jason Momoa plays Declan Harp, a half-Irish, half-Native American, all-Badass hellbent on taking down the fur trade. We’re pretty sure Khal Drogo would have taken down the bear in The Revenant without flinching. Series premieres 1/20/17 on Netflix.

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The OA (Trailer)

The OA (Trailer)

A new Netflix series about a girl who vanishes and reappears many years later, as she recalls the strange and mystical experiences she encountered while she was gone. We’re just excited to see Herschel from The Walking Dead on screen again. Premieres 12/16/16.

White Rabbit Project (Trailer)

White Rabbit Project (Trailer)

Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara return with their own series, in which they’ll head “down the rabbit hole to investigate weird and wonderful events from pop culture, science and history.” So basically it’s Mythbusters 2.0. Coming to Netflix 12/9/16.

3% (Trailer)

3% (Trailer)

Every year, 20-year-olds from the desolate Inland are subjected to rigorous tests. Those who pass gain entry to the promised land known as the Offshore. This Brazilian-produced Netflix series has a low-budget production, but makes up for it with storytelling and acting.

A Series of Unfortunate Events (Trailer)

A Series of Unfortunate Events (Trailer)

The trailer for Netflix’s adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s dark kid’s book series introduces us to the Baudelaire orphans as they have their first encounter with their loathsome new guardian Count Olaf. We’re getting an Addams Family movie vibe, and that’s a good thing.

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Olaf

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Olaf

Netflix offers another brief tease of its upcoming adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s classic book series, this time giving us our first glimpse at the villainous Count Olaf, as played by the always wonderful Neil Patrick Harris. We’ve blocked out our calendars for 1/13/16.

Black Mirror Season 3 (Trailer)

Black Mirror Season 3 (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) One of the most depressing and cynical, yet important TV series is coming exclusively to Netflix. The third season of Black Mirror will tackle the effects of technology on identity, privacy and more. Premieres 10/21/16.

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