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Sensates Are the Death of Secrecy Trailer: Sense8: Season Two!

Sense8 is centered around eight characters, from different parts of the world, who experience a violent vision, and soon find themselves mentally connected by the experience.

As they also find themselves hunted, they begin to hunt their hunters – but what can eight people, however connected, do against the dreaded Mr. Whispers and his organization?

Sense8: Season Two premieres on Netflix on May 5th.

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Netflix Goes Thumbs Down On 5-Star Rating System!

Netflix is oversimplifying their personalized rating system – going from the more flexible five-star system to a simple ‘thumbs up/thumbs down’ system.

Their rationale is that what I see on my screen might show five stars , but might show as one star on the screen of someone else who has radically different tastes.

The new system removes the possibility of a three-star review (I liked it but not necessarily enough to want to see more – to be judged on a case by case basis) to a black/white system that wants me to say either I love this and I want more, or I hate this and never want to see anything like it ever again.

Both the new system and Netflix’s rationale (along with an introductory video) follow.

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Sandy Wexler’s Top Client Drops Summer’s Top Tune – Mr DJ!

Sandy Wexler – Courtenay Clarke (Jeniffer Hudson) – Photo by Glen Wilson/Courtesy of Netflix

Courtenay Clarke has just dropped her first single – Mr. DJ – and it looks like it could be the song of the summer.

Ms. Clarke is represented by Sandy Wexler Management.

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Netflix Announces Defenders Premiere Date!

Okay, it’s really subtle, but if you watch the upper right-hand corner of Netflix’s sixteen-second first look video for the Defenders, you can suss out the premiere date for the streaming service’s next Marvel series!

More surprisingly, it’s my birthday! (Thanks, guys! I didn’t know you cared!)

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Pitch Perfect Trailer: Girlboss!

‘You know how people flip houses? Well I flip clothes.’

That’s Sophia Amoruso explaining what she does to a potential investor.

Amoruso began selling vintage clothes and built the multi-million dollar fashion empire, Nasty Gal, by the time she was 27.

Netflix’s Girlboss, from Pitch Perfect writer Kay Cannon, is inspired by the book #Girlboss by Amoruso and stars Britt Robertson in the lead role.

Girlboss premieres on Friday, April 21st.

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13 Reasons Why – Troubling Topic Tackled With Sensitivity!

13 REASONS WHY – Clay Jense (Dylan Minnette) – Photo by Beth Dubber/Courtesy of Netflix)

13 Reasons Why, based on a YA novel by Jay Asher (which I have not read), details the suicide of a high school junior and causes and consequences of her death.

It’s one of the most powerful shows to stream on Netflix.

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One of These Kids Might Go to Mars Trailer: The Mars Generation!

The Mars Generation – Photo courtesy of Netflix

The Mars Generation is the definitive look at mankind’s future journey to Mars, as told through the eyes of the teens who will be the first ever to set foot on the Red Planet, as well as the leading experts currently pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation in space exploration.

The film follows a group of trainees, ages 15-18, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center as they prepare to become the engineers, astrophysicists and astronauts of tomorrow.

The Mars Generation premieres on May 5th.

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