From the creators of Crunchyroll comes VRV, a hub for a variety of geeky online video channels. It has free content from Crunchyroll, Funimation, Tested, Seeso, Cartoon Hangover and more. It also offers a premium ad-free bundle for $10/mo. US only for now.
“A man whose fear is greater than his desire… cannot be a pivotal character.” Lessons from the Screenplay breaks down the basics of a TV pilot – the episode that is used to sell the show to networks – and how Vince Gilligan pulled it off for Breaking Bad.
“Rad? Gilfoyle “rad”? You are wearing the same exact pajamas as Dinesh and you’re saying “rad” now?” After obsessing over retaining control of Pied Piper, Richard suddenly wants to leave and “build a new Internet…” with Haley Joel Osment. Premieres 4/23/17.
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.
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.
Jack is Back. Set 50 years after the events of the fourth season, the final 10 episodes of Samurai Jack sees our hero not only seeking for a way home but also for a way to die, because his time traveling adventures have rendered him immortal. Premieres 3/11/17.
Fans of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul might soon have something big to look forward to if this fake ad spot for Los Pollos Hermanos is any indication. It features a brief cameo by Giancarlo Esposito, breathing new life into his spectacularly deceased character Gus Fring.
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.
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.
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.
Check out some of the most jaw-dropping close ups, slow motion and tracking shots you’ll ever see in the extended trailer for BBC’s upcoming nature documentary Planet Earth II. Hans Zimmer made an original score for the film, so it will melt your eyes and ears at the same time.