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Netflix Reunites ‘Mr. Show’ With Bob Odenkirk and David Cross’ New Sketch Comedy Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 2, 2015 @ 1:22 PM
Netflix
In spite of all the success Better Call Saul lead Bob Odenkirk and Arrested Development star David Cross have found on their own, fervent Mr. Show fans have long-clamored for a reunion between the pair. Now, Netflix has officially given a series order to a new sketch comedy series with Odenkirk and Cross, abbreviating Mr. Show with Bob and David to the simpler With Bob and David.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Is Unlike Anything Marvel Has Ever Done Before

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 1, 2015 @ 8:26 AM
Marvel / Netflix
Netflix's 'Daredevil' is the 'Batman Begins' 'Arrow' wishes it could be, and exactly the bone-crunching street level drama Marvel needed to complete its cinematic superhero universe. Our early review, before all 13 episodes hit streaming on April 10!

Prepare For Binging: A List of All the Netflix Originals Premiere Dates for 2015

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by Matt Singer March 26, 2015 @ 9:55 AM
Netflix
Netflix has come a long way from those little red envelopes full of DVDs. Today the movies-by-mail rental company is a full-fledged movie and television studio with an impressive slate of original films, documentaries, mini-series, and cartoons. And they keep adding new content constantly; a week after Season 3 of the acclaimed series House of Cards, they unveiled Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt from Tina Fey; two weeks later they debuted Bloodline starring Friday Night Lights’s Kyle Chandler.

‘Mortdecai’ Is Being Cut Down to a PG-13 Rating For VOD

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by Jacob Hall March 24, 2015 @ 11:28 AM
Lionsgate
In year already filled with high-profile box-office flops, Mortdecai is definitely in the running for the most spectacular of the bunch, challenged only by Jupiter Ascending. If we were to count every reason this Johnny Depp comedy bombed with critics and audiences, we’d need a few hands, but we can boil it down to one key factor: It looked about as obnoxious as movies can get. But Lionsgate seems to think that the film’s R-rating may have been to blame, hence their unusual decision to recut the film into a family-friendly PG-13 version for its VOD release.

New Study Says Binge Watching is For the Sad and Lonely

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by Jacob Hall February 3, 2015 @ 11:53 AM
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In news that should surprise approximately no one, a new study from the University of Texas at Austin has discovered that “binge-watching” has been linked to depression, loneliness, and the inability to make wise decisions, like getting off the couch and doing anything else. Researchers Wei-Na Lee, Yoon Hi Sung and Eun Yeon Kang surveyed 316 people between the ages of 18 and 29, asking them about their mental and emotional states while they marathoned TV shows on Netflix (the study defined binge-watching as at least three episodes in a row).

The Best Mike Nichols Movies to Rent or Stream at Home Right Now

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by Matt Singer November 20, 2014 @ 11:33 AM
MGM
We’re thinking a lot today about Mike Nichols, the great film and theater director who passed away yesterday at the age of 83. If you’re new to Nichols’ work, or you’re a longtime fan looking to revisit some old favorites, here are a few of his best films that you can rent or stream right now. Just follow the links below to watch some classic movies.

Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey and 'Open Windows' Director Talk the Horrors of Anonymity

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by Britt Hayes October 2, 2014 @ 3:30 PM
Cinedigm
'Open Windows' is director Nacho Vigalondo's most ambitious film to date. Starring Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey, the film examines our obsession with celebrity culture, and what happens when harmless obsession slides into violent entitlement. We had a chance to sit down with Vigalondo, Wood and Grey to discuss the thriller, which is told pretty much entirely through computer screens, webcams and security cameras. What follows is a fascinating interview about celebrity, internet personas, and why Vigalando doesn't like it when movies try to be important.