​Everything Leaving Netflix at the End of December

One thing that's fun to do during the holidays is get the hell away from your family for just like one solid second of peace and quiet or so you can strategize. While any of these films that will be leaving Netflix on December 31 are suitable for family viewing, it's also true that you can do things on your own… » 12/16/14 12:19pm Tuesday 12:19pm

The History of Jessica Jones

So the next Nextflix show after Daredevil will be Jessica Jones. And there's a very good probability that Krysten Ritter will play her (I'm hedging my bets, since there's no official announcement yet, but it looks really good for Ritter). But who, you ask, is Jessica Jones? She hasn't been around as long as, say,… » 12/05/14 10:29am 12/05/14 10:29am

The Best Movies and TV Coming to Netflix This December

Baby, it's cold outside. Maybe you've got the post-Thanksgiving blues, maybe you're just snowed in by feet upon feet of climate change. But don't be afraid, don't you give it a second thought! You just settle in tight for a month of new shit on Netflix, forget the stuff we're leaving behind, and I guarantee it'll get… » 11/26/14 6:19pm 11/26/14 6:19pm

Are We Upon the Kidocalypse?

The last weekend of September 2014 was also the last weekend a broadcast network aired Saturday morning cartoons. Is this the end of an animated era, or is it a sign of a long trend coming across multiple genres of children's entertainment? Children's programming used to be a highly lucrative television market, but… » 11/06/14 3:30pm 11/06/14 3:30pm

Marco Polo Discovers War, Sex, And Kung Fu In His New Netflix Series

When Netflix first announced it was doing a Marco Polo show, I wasn't particularly excited. But now that I've seen this first trailer — which seems to be going down the Game of Thrones route, i.e., plenty of political intrigue and sex. The difference is Marco Polo includes martial arts. I'm sold. » 10/29/14 7:20am 10/29/14 7:20am

This Is the First Weekend in America With No Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday morning American broadcast TV was once animation's home field. Filling a cereal bowl with artificially colored sugar pebbles and staring at the tube was every kid's weekend plan. Not any more: For the first time in 50-plus years, you won't find a block of animation on broadcast this morning. It's the end of… » 10/04/14 6:16pm 10/04/14 6:16pm

The 20 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix Tomorrow

It's that time again. When the clock strikes midnight tonight—or sometime around then—dozens of movies will disappear from Netflix's streaming larders. Fortunately, you've still got time to plow through a few of your favorites. Here's a list of the very best movies that'll be gone come July. » 6/30/14 1:35pm 6/30/14 1:35pm