Tag: Netflix

The Defenders Episode 1 “The H Word” – Choppy, Just Like The Avengers

Just finished the first episode. Can I finally say, “Defenders asse…”? Not so fast. We’ve got to set the mood, reintroduce the characters, tie off all of their cliffhangers and chart a new path for […]

Could Disney’s New Netflix-like Service Be a Step Toward Premium Video On Demand?

Why is Disney walking away from a deal which nets them as much as $300 million a year? That’s what Ben Weiss, chief investment officer at 8th & Jackson Capital Management, wondered when Disney announced […]

MoviePass Just Offered a Deal That Is So Good the Country’s Largest Theater Chain Wants Nothing to Do With It

$9.99, are they out of their mind? That’s the question currently being thrown around at AMC Headquarters in Leawood, Kansas, where executives for the country’s largest movie theater chain are ordering their army of lawyers […]

Review: MST3K Live! Proves Netflix Needs to Renew This Show

I bought a ticket to the MST3K Live! Watch Out for Snakes Tour the second they went on sell. I didn’t even give it a second thought, which is weird because I cannot claim to […]

Brief Thoughts on Okja & Nobody Speak + A Site Update

By the time you read this I’ll be on the road to Denver Comic-Con 2017, where I will most likely take in more panels than I’ll even remember, miss out even more panels than I […]

Netflix Doc Review: Getting A League of Their Own Vibe from GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

Netflix will soon premiere a TV show, GLOW, about a little known 1980s wrestling organization, but before it arrives let’s look at the 2012 documentary which inspired its existence: GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous […]

Netflix Film Review: War Machine Is a Movie at War With Itself

Netflix’s War Machine is a movie at war with itself. It wants to be a satire in the tradition of Dr. Strangelove but also a clear-eyed drama about America’s intractable situation in Afghanistan. It’s as […]

Honeymoon Over? – Netflix Has Finally Canceled One of Its Shows After Just One Season

When it comes to its original shows, Netflix has been like Oprah handing out new cars – you get another season and you get another season and, in fact, you all get another season. With […]

The Deeply Stupid Cannes-Netflix Controversy, Explained

Among all the film festivals in the world, Cannes has always stood out as being especially rowdy. In that way, it’s the Golden Globes of film festivals just with more prestige and economic importance. As […]

A Dark Crystal Prequel Series Is Coming to Netflix

I’m just going to leave this here. Do with it what you will. What do you mean you’re super confused and don’t know what all the fuss is about? Pfft. Double pfft. Actually, I, um, […]