Articles tagged netflix

4 May 2016 // 3:00 AM

“Previously on”: Recaps in the Age of Binge Watching

Recaps have long been a staple of serialized series, but is binge-watching making them obsolete?

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 7 - “Semper Fidelis”

Daredevil's protagonist is becoming increasingly unlikeable as the Punisher's trial begins.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 6 - “Regrets Only”

Daredevil struggles to balance both Elektra and the Punisher in an unfocused episode.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Kinbaku”

Daredevil's relationships with women highlight his identity crisis at the expense of their own characterization.

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‘Master of None’ and Serial Storytelling in the Binge-Viewing Era

Master of None encapsulates the storytelling shifts brought about by the binge-watching phenomenon.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 4 - “Penny and Dime”

The Punisher proves to be both a challenge and a complement to Daredevil.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 3 - “New York’s Finest”

Daredevil's latest episode carefully examines the varying heroes of Hell's Kitchen.

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Marvel’s Secret Weapon Can Bridge the Gap Between Its Movies and Netflix Series

The Marvel Cinematic Universe might benefit from recruiting one of its forefathers before expanding further into the unknown.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Dogs to a Gunfight”

A plot-heavy second episode brings us closer to greater discussions of morality.

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28 Mar 2016 // 10:00 AM

Fuller House: Season 1

While the series relies on many of the same beats as the original, it hits the right notes with "DJ" Stephanie.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 1 - “Bang”

Daredevil's season two premiere doesn't start off with a bang so much as a sharp tap on the shoulder.

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A Contract With the Devil (and Other Monsters): Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’

House of Cards is less a political series and more of an invasion narrative representing some of America's worst fears.

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Keeping Up With Jessica Jones, the Postmodern Anti-Hero Next Door

Jessica Jones breaks the Marvel superhero mold in a distinctly postmodern way.

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The Real Draw of ‘Jessica Jones’ Is Its Complex, Flawed, and Nuanced Characters

The stark, urban beauty of Jessica Jones draws the viewer into the world and the stories of broken people that’s nearly impossible to stop watching.

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5 Jan 2016 // 10:02 AM

‘Making a Murderer’ Sets a High Bar For True Crime Documentary

With its densely woven narrative and unobtrusive style, Making a Murderer is a groundbreaking work with far-reaching implications.

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Alternative Sketch Comedy Thrives Again ‘W/ Bob and David’

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross return their unique brand of sketch to television, providing another much-needed antidote to modern institutional comedy.

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Marvel’s Riveting ‘Jessica Jones’ Rewrites the Definition of Superhuman

The new Netflix series Jessica Jones, which becomes available Friday, is a marvel.

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In France They Kiss on Netflix

What does the French version of Netflix look like? How much gratuitous nudity can you expect to find in the French Netflix catalogue? Isn’t “French movie” code for “mild erotica”, anyway?

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Ever Wonder Why Netflix Offers Bad Movies? Blame Washington, Not Hollywood

With streaming video making the dissemination of video cheaper and easier, why are most classic domestic and foreign films not widely available via Netflix streaming?

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Netflix Is Challenging the Big Theater Chains With Its ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Opening

Netflix continues to make inroads in the movie space.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: 'The Anthropologist'

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"Spry and crisp, The Anthropologist is a solid documentary that avoids bearing the weight of the austere pessimism surrounding climate change.

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