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Marvel’s The Punisher: Rage, Vengeance and PTSD!

Marvel’s The Punisher – Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) – Photo by Jessica Miglio/Courtesy of Netflix.

Netflix’s latest Marvel series, The Punisher, is definitely not for the faint of heart. It’s a bloody, gory tale of reawakening and vengeance – in which Frank Castle (Marvel’s answer to Don Pendleton’s Mac Bolan novels) learns that he may have killed off the personnel who murdered his family, but they were just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

In fact, their deaths came about as a direct result of unsanctioned CIA black ops in Afghanistan – in which Castle played an unwitting part.

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First Look: Netflix’s Bright Poster!

BRIGHT – Officers Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and Nick Jackoby (Joel Edgerton ) – Photo by Jonas Stolpe/Courtesy of Netflix.

Netflix has released a poster for David Ayer’s Bright – starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton as Officers Daryl Ward and Nick Jakoby, a human and the first orc on the LAPD.

Their brand new partnership is tested when a call puts them in the immediate vicinity of the equivalent of an elvish nuclear bomb – a magic wand.

Bright premieres globally on Netflix on December 22nd.

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From Liberator to the Back Door Trailer: Mudbound!

Mudbound – Photo by Steve Dietl/Courtesy of Netflix.

Set in the rural American South during World War II, Dee Rees’ Mudbound is an epic story of two families pitted against one another by a ruthless social hierarchy, yet bound together by the shared farmland of the Mississippi Delta.

Mudbound will be on Netflix on Friday, November 17.

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Stranger Things Gets After Show!

Stranger Things is getting an after show, hosted by Community’s ex-dean, Jim Rash. Beyond Stranger Things will feature guests – co-creators  the Duffer Brothers, members of the cast and special surprise guests.

How does that even work on Netflix (I hear you ask)?

After you binge watch all nine episodes of Stranger Things 2, then you can binge watch Beyond Stranger Things. All seven episodes of Beyond Stranger Things premiere on Netflix on October 27th.

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Cop First or Orc First Trailer: Bright!

BRIGHT – Officers Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and Nick Jackoby (Joel Edgerton ) – Photo by Jonas Stolpe/Courtesy of Netflix.

Bright follows the story of two LAPD police officers played by Will Smith (Officer Ward) and Joel Edgerton (Officer Jakoby) who form a most unlikely duo working to keep the mean streets of Los Angeles safe from a sinister underworld filled with gang violence and dark forces at work.

Bright will be available in select theaters and on Netflix starting December 22nd, 2017.

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‘Tis a Fearful Thing To Love What Death Can Touch Trailer: Godless!

Godless – Mary Agnes (Merritt Wever), Callie Dunn (Tess Frazer) – Photo by Ursula Coyote/Courtesy of Netflix.

When Roy Goode – a member of Frank Griffin’s gang – seeks to hide out in isolated mining town La Belle, New Mexico, he finds help from tough widow Alice Fletcher.

When Griffin heads their way, the town – governed mostly by women – bands together against him.

Godless premieres on Netflix on November 22nd.

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Meet Officers Ward & Jakoby: Bright Featurette!

Bright – Officer Daryl Ward, an elf (Noomi Rapace) and Officer Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

It’s a world just like ours – only with orcs and elves (and magic, obviously).

When the mystical equivalent of a nuclear weapon – a magic wand – is discovered, it falls to Officers Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) – the first orc in the LAPD – to deal with the situation.

In a new featurette, Smith and Edgerton discuss their characters and the world they live in.

Bright premieres globally on Netflix on December 22nd.

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It Is a Fearlful Thing Trailer: Godless!

When Roy Goode – a member of Frank Griffin’s gang – seeks to hide out in isolated mining town La Belle, New Mexico, he finds help from tough widow Alice Fletcher.

When Griffin heads their way, the town – governed mostly by women – bands together against him.

Godless premieres on Netflix on November 22nd.

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These Aren’t Nightmares Trailer: Stranger Things 2!

Stranger Things 2 – Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin – Photo by Jackson Lee Davis/Courtesy of Netflix.

Stranger Things 2 is just around the (very dark) corner.

On Friday, October 27th, prepare to meet a very ticked off Eleven, a very worried Joyce and some members of a secret government agenicy who are in way over their heads – not to mention for D&D-playing guys who, once again, find the fate of the world in their hands.

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Monogamy Is a Non-Starter Trailer: She’s Gotta Have It!

She’s Gotta Have It – Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and Mars Blackmon (Anthony Ramos) – Photo by David Lee/Courtesy of Netflix.

Nola Darling has everything – intelligence, beauty, an artistic talent that is actually recognized during her lifetime – and three boyfriends.

She’s Gotta Have It is Spike Lee’s first foray into series television and this update of his first, incredibly good (not to mention controversial) film seems likely to be as impactful.

She’s Gotta Have It launches globally on Netflix on Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd.

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