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One of the most incredible scenes of the year is in a French Netflix movie

The opening scene of 'Athena' is a technical marvel.

On Sep 29, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

A still from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre on Netflix.

This week in streaming: ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ and ‘requel’ fatigue

Plus: An Easter egg from 'The Office' in Peacock's terms and conditions.

On Feb 23, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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Review: Sandra Oh shines in Netflix’s academic comedy-drama ‘The Chair’

Set in a college English department, this funny and well-observed miniseries explores campus culture wars.

On Aug 20, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Netflix: ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ is a forgettable riff on the superhero genre

It clearly wants to be 'Watchmen' but fails at every turn.

On May 7, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Da 5 Bloods’ confronts the ghosts of Vietnam from Black veterans

Spike Lee's war epic tackles the scars left by Vietnam head-on.

On Jun 12, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski

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Review: Netflix’s ‘Drifting Dragons’ romanticizes commercial whaling

The anime is centered around dragon hunters, but it closely parallels whale hunters.

On May 9, 2020 by Caitlin Moore

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Review: ‘Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045’ is heavy on action, light on big ideas

Major's new look in the Netflix series is also... not great.

On May 2, 2020 by Jenny Zheng

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Ryan Murphy’s Netflix drama ‘Hollywood’ is a wild, wild ride

Historical accuracy? Never heard of her.

On May 1, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ is a delightful teen ‘traumedy’

The series, created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, follows an Indian-American teen coping after her father's death.

On Apr 27, 2020 by Samantha Grasso

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‘Circus of Books’ tells the powerful family story behind a gay porn landmark

The documentary is now streaming on Netflix.

On Apr 24, 2020 by John-Michael Bond

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Netflix’s ‘Extraction’ mixes thrilling action and a dull story

Chris Hemsworth takes a break from the MCU to play a mercenary struggling with personal trauma.

On Apr 24, 2020 by Eddie Strait

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Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Gospel’ does something completely new with existential sci-fi

Duncan Trussell and Pendleton Ward's new show is the perfect watch for uncertain times.

On Apr 20, 2020 by John Maher

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Netflix film ‘Sergio’ winds up lost in infinite sap

The drama covers two periods in the Brazilian United Nations diplomat's life.

On Apr 19, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Netflix’s ‘#blackAF’ is Kenya Barris’ greatest achievement so far

The 'Black-ish' creator shines in his new semi-autobiographical show.

On Apr 17, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Netflix’s ‘Too Hot to Handle’ is a dating show strangely devoid of sexuality

A show about horny people on an island has a timely premise but nothing to say.

On Apr 17, 2020 by Audra Schroeder