This week's top new Netflix additions include the second season of Marvel's Luke Cage, Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk, Unsolved: Tupac & Biggie and the Aussie favourite Muriel's Wedding. Server fresh!
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I love a good scary movie, and not just because they're good for you. If you're looking for a thriller or horror fix on Netflix, these are the movies currently available on the service that are the most terrifying. Can you handle them?
Dolby Atmos is the latest evolution in surround sound technology that puts audio from movies and games not just around you but above you too, allowing you to hear sound from every direction. It also assigns individual on-screen elements their own audio track that the system can position in the listening space beyond the limitations of traditional 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound channels.
Glow is back! Glow is frickin' back on June 29! Hot damn! Time to re-watch season 1, wherein Alison Brie, Marc Maron, and Betty Gilpin work out their feelings through the language of headlocks. When you're done with that, here are all the new TV shows, movies, and stand-up specials coming to US Netflix in June.
It's easy to find movies to download or stream; even for law-abiding popcorn munchers! If you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and watch films that are free, public domain, or whose creators want them free and openly shared, here are some great sites to bookmark - and visit when you want something new to watch.
Some people love to be terrified. Some more reasonable people dislike being scared, and want to enjoy a classic horror film without worrying about cheap shock tactics. For those people, there is Where's the Jump?, a database of jump scares in horror, thriller, and sci-fi movies.
When Netflix finally flickered to life across screens Australia-wide, everything changed. Suddenly, we had access to movies and TV shows right there on our PCs, tablets and phones. In the intervening years, two competitors have rose to take it on: Stan and Foxtel Now. The battlefield is every couch around Australia, the weapons are Great Content, Aussie Dramas and Sports. What is the best streaming service in Australia and what's right for you?
Will you Netflix and Chill? Foxtel Now and Slow Down? ...Stan and Lounge Around? Let's find out.
Your Netflix viewing history can be both a blessing and a curse. The app keeping track of what you've watched in the past helps it make some more educated suggestions about what you should watch in the future when you're bored and need some help deciding, and it can also help you remember what the name of the awesome movie was you stumbled across two weeks ago.
On the other hand, it can also tip off all your friends that you spent yesterday afternoon engrossed in a full-on Muppets marathon.
Netflix is the future, while Cannes is stuck in the history of cinema. That's according to Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, who was responding to the Cannes film festival ruling that movies without a cinematic release could not compete, effectively banning Netflix films.
Cannes previously allowed Netflix in 2017. Though there are undoubtedly subtle economic motives behind the ban, the debate between Netflix and the festival has been waged along aesthetic lines, and in this, Cannes’ position – as a film, and not television, festival – is perfectly justified.
Marvel's end of the world party and penultimate (currently-announced) Avengers film, Infinity War arrived in cinemas last weekend and will probably break every cinema record ever. Under normal circumstances, a new MCU flick requires you to shut yourself off from the world until you can blindly stumble your way into a cinema, lest someone spoil all the good stuff and those post-credits scenes. But normal circumstances be damned! You want to know what happens! So let's find out.
Take note: What follows is obviously spoiler-territory, space cowboys.
When someone says "Australian science fiction movie," thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to Mad Max - if not George Miller's insanely influential 1979 original, then to any of the sequels that followed over the years, including the recent, justly lauded Fury Road. But here's the thing: it was never just about Max.
This week the statistical news site FiveThirtyEight released the most ambitious actor career analysis in its "Hollywood Taxonomy" series, examining the five types of Nicolas Cage Movies. Up to now, the site broke each actor's work down to three or four types. But Nicolas Cage's work is so famously all over the place that CollegeHumor made a sketch about his frustrated agent.