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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows Coming to Netflix in July

unnamedThe streaming giant is front loading their monthly content infusion to take advantage of the holiday weekend and is banking hard on nostalgia with several 80s and 90s childhood staples.

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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows Coming to Netflix in June

unnamedWith award-winning stalwarts and exciting new shows, Netflix is back in June to continue their campaign to fulfill everyone’s entertainment needs. Along with a number of movies and shows from outside their production sphere, there will be something for everybody on Netflix in June.

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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows New on Netflix in May

unnamedNetflix continues to crank out original content, with no less that 29 movies, shows, and specials hitting the streaming giant this month. With the addition of other stellar shows and movies, Netflix has your visual entertainment needs covered in May.

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Our 10 Favorite Stoners, from the Bong Lovers of “Broad City” to Brad Pitt’s Pothead in “True Romance”

Our Favorite Stoners in Honor of 4/20We’ll be honest, this one was tough. There’s no Jay and Silent Bob, no Annie Hall, no one from Dazed and Confused, no Woody Harrelson, or even Seth Rogen! Hell, the guys from Friday didn’t even make this list, but they sure would’ve been the Honorable Mention… if we were doing one of those.

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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows New on Netflix in April

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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows New on Netflix in March

unnamedNetflix is celebrating the dawn of spring with a fresh infusion of content, both classic and original. Classic comedies, enthralling docs, and long-awaited shows are just part of updated menu that subscribers will be able to enjoy.

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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows New on Netflix in February

unnamedNetflix is packing the shortest month of the year with as much quality content as possible to keep us entertained for the next 28 days. A duo of smash hit animated comedies, a classic epic, and a timely Oscar-winning biopic are all on offer starting on the first.

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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows New on Netflix in January

unnamedNetflix is replete with a wide variety of new viewing options just when we need it. After the endless chain of shopping and holiday celebrations we’re in great need of quality entertainment to help us recover.

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The Must-Stream Movies And Shows Coming To Netflix In December

unnamedNetflix is coming through the chimney with a big bag of quality content this holiday season. Classic comedies, thought-provoking dramas, and a blockbuster superhero smash are just some of the titles checking into the streaming giant this December.

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Remembering Space Jam on Its Twentieth Anniversary and Forecasting the Future of the Franchise

SpaceJamDunkSpace Jam is a groundbreaking product of IP-centric filmmaking filled to the gills with product placement. The film is also a heartwarming romp that has retained its cultural resonance two decades after its release. On its twentieth anniversary, we look back at and look forward towards the upcoming sequel.

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The Must-Stream Movies And Shows Coming To Netflix In October

unnamedIt’s a little surprising that Netflix doesn’t have some Halloween themed releases given that it is going to be October, however the streaming giant’s cadre of additions this month is still quite strong. With Oscar-winners, laugh-out-loud comedies, and original series this month is set to be a good one for hours and hours of streaming.

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The Must-Stream Movies And Shows Coming To Netflix In September

unnamedSeptember is a big month for Netflix releases. A couple classics, riveting television, and splendid original series are all on offer from the streaming giant this month.

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The 11 Political Movies You Need To Watch During Election Season

Malcolm-X-Denzel-WashingtonElection season can be stressful for all parties involved (pun intended). If you’re a little weary of 24-hour coverage and social media salvos, kick back and check one of these 11 excellent political movies.

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One Bad Year: The Joker’s Recent Relegation To The Sidelines

Joker2The Clown Prince of Crime has been featured in two films this year and both made the perplexing decision to cast him off to the side. If you have the Michael Jordan of villainry up your sleeve, why leave him on the bench?

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The Must-Stream Movies And Shows Coming To Netflix In August

unnamedNetflix gets political with a doc and a Donald Trump spoof while stand-up specials from two comedy legends become available this month. That and more in our picks for what to watch on Netflix in August.

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Retro Review: Choosing Life – Danny Boyle’s “Trainspotting” At 20

Trainspotting4 Twenty years after its release, Trainspotting hasn’t aged a day. We take a look at the Danny Boyle’s iconic tale of angst, rebellion, addiction and redemption.

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Retro Review: Why “Ghostbusters II” Doesn’t Completely Deserve Its Reputation As A Subpar Sequel

960_resize Ghostbusters II gets a bad wrap and is often said to have sullied the reputation of the original. While it certainly doesn’t approach the lofty heights of its predecessor, the second installment of the franchise does offer plenty of laughs.

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The Must-Stream Movies And Shows Coming To Netflix In July

unnamed Marty McFly, Axel Foley, Jack Burton and Martin Riggs are all coming to the streaming giant this month. That and more in our picks for what to watch on Netflix in July.

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Retro Review: Why “Independence Day” Is The Quintessential Popcorn Blockbuster

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Retro Review: “Ferris Bueller” Turns 30

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On the thirtieth anniversary of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off we take a look at John Hughes’ 1986 classic and explore the universal themes and lasting popularity of Matthew Broderick’s gleeful rogue.

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“X-Men” Director Bryan Singer Expresses Support For Mystique Standalone Film

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X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer recently expressed interest in developing a Mystique solo film. Jennifer Lawrence’s role in a potential spinoff, however, is uncertain. The Oscar-winner completed her three-picture contract with the release of Apocalypse.

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Spec Book 2015: The Spec Book All-Stars

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Each year our Spec Book brings you a holistic review of the past year in the spec market, and each year, there are a few notable all-stars who have the distinction of being included on all four of the major “best of” lists. Click here to download the 2015 Spec Book today!

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Retro Review: “The Bad News Bears” At Forty

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On the fortieth anniversary of The Bad News Bears, we take a look back at the hard drinking Coach Buttermaker and his merry band of ball playing misfits.

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Top 10 Hockey Movies

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With the NHL season racing to a climax and the final eight teams fighting for a place on Lord Stanley’s Cup, we thought it’d be a perfect time to celebrate the fastest sport on two legs. Check out our list of the top ten hockey films to watch in between the games.

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The Must-Stream Movies And Shows Coming To Netflix In May

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The second seasons of Grace and Frankie and Bloodline bloom, while the streaming giant enters the world of international programming with the French language political drama Marseille. That and more in our picks for what to watch on Netflix in May.

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“Wolverine 3” Hires “The Office” Co-Creator Stephen Merchant

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The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant boards Wolverine 3 in an unspecified role. He joins Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook and Richard E. Grant in the latest installment of the beclawed superhero.

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Adam DeVine Boards New Line Romp “Paternity Leave”

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Workaholics star and co-creator Adam DeVine set to take Paternity Leave for Todd Strauss-Schulson’s upcoming romp. DeVine will lead the comedy, which is said to have elements of The Hangover and The Wedding Crashers.

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Retro Review: Why Disney’s 1967 Animated “The Jungle Book” Still Works

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Disney’s 1967 production of The Jungle Book has long been considered an animated classic. As Disney’s live-action version of The Jungle Book hits theaters, we’re taking a look at its predecessor, and how its universal themes has helped it hold up after all these years.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Watch The “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Special Features

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Wonder how they built BB-8? Or where they shot that awesome lightsaber battle between Ren and Rey? Or what it was like to be at that first table read? Then here are 5 reasons why you should definitely check out Star Wars: The Force Awakens Special Features.

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Top 10 Basketball Movies

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With the NBA playoff race coming to a climax and the Final Four tipping off on Saturday, we’ve got hoops on the brain. The game has long been an inspiration for some spectacular movie moments, so in honor of everything basketball, here are ten of the best films that have to do with the hardwood.

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