There’s a swagger and a musicality to Netflix’s Luke Cage that isn’t present in the streamer’s other Marvel series – hip hop is not just used to good effect, it is integral to the show’s rhythms and even figures in the episode titles.
It uses tropes from both superhero comics and films and what has been labeled Blaxploitation – sometimes counterintuitively. And it’s the most entertaining of Netflix’s Marvel shows – even as Says Stuff.
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When an author’s espionage novel is accidentally released as non-fiction, the author finds himself forced into an assassination plot.
True Memoirs of an International Assassin stars Kevin James and premieres on Netflix on November 11th. The trailer lurks just beyond the break…
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When you have an electric performer like Justin Timberlake and you want to make a great concert film, there are only a couple of choices.
Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids is directed by one of them – Jonathan Demme (Stop Making Sense).
Check out the key art for the Netflix Original concert film after the break. Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids premieres on October on October 12th.
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Luke Cage lives in Harlem so his series has got to be authentic.In one sequence he’s dressed by Dapper Dan; stars like Faith Evans and Rafael Siddiq play in Cottonmouth’s club, Harmlem’s Paradise.
Netflix has released a featurette entitled Street Level Hero that focuses on the character’s (and the show’s) authenticity. Check it out after the jump.
Luke Cage premieres on Netflix on September 30th.
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Jenna Coleman stars as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s new series, The Crown – which begins by focusing on the 25-year old newlywed Elizabeth who is suddenly faced with the responsibility of taking the mantle of the most famous monarchy in history.
Read on for the complete series description and a gallery of first look photos.
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Ava DuVernay’s sobering documentary 13th puts the 13th Amendment under the microscope as part of an examination of a prison system that holds one quarter of all prisoners In. The. Wold. behind its bars.
New York Film Festival 13th premieres at the New York Film Festival on September 30 – which is the first time a nonfiction work will open the festival. This will be followed by the global launch on Netflix October 7, including a limited theatrical release. Check out the trailer after the break.
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Luge Cage walks the mean streets of Harlem. Cornell ‘Cottonmouth’ Stokes want to own them.
Check out the new trailer for Netflix’s third Marvel series, Luke Cage, after the break. Luke Cage drops season one on September 30th.
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Netflix’s Narcos tells the stories of infamous drug kingpins and the men who hunt them.
Now Netflix has released a behind-the-scenes featurette in which the show’s cast talk about the truth of the show. Check it out after the break.
Both seasons of Narcos are now available to stream on Netflix.
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If you got hooked on a TV series through Netflix, Netflix knows when you got hooked and why – and it’s willing to show you the proof.
Curious? Then read on…
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Who is Luke Cage? Netflix has just released a featurette that explains. Check it out after the break.
Luke Cage premieres on September 30th.
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This week begins the full dive into the new Fall TV season and our DVRs will be getting quite the workout once again. Last week saw the premieres of “Blindspot” (10 p.m., NBC) “American Horror Story” (10 p.m., FX), “Dancing With the Stars” (8 p.m., ABC), and “Z Nation” (8 p.m., Syfy). But this week we get really serious with no less than a total of 43 shows returning just this week alone through Sunday. So take a deep breath, get those snacks ready, and enjoy the ride!
Monday, Sept. 19
“Gotham” (8 p.m., Fox)
“Lucifer” (9 p.m., Fox)
“The Big Bang Theory” (8 p.m., CBS)
“The Voice” (8 p.m., NBC)
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