Child War Is Hell In The Gripping, Important, Only Slightly Disappointing Beasts Of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation is such a worthy, timely, thoughtful drama that the worst you can say about it is that it’s a shame it’s only good and not amazing. Adapted, shot, and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga (who previously directed 2009’s Sin Nombre and the first season of True Detective), this immersive look at the life…

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The Wet Hot American Summer Prequel Loves Jokes, Hates Plots, And Is Perfect

It’s kind of crazy that Netflix ever green-lit Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp, to begin with. The eight-episode mini-series acts as a prequel to the 2001 film Wet Hot American Summer: Last Day Of Camp which, after making squat at the box office, ended up becoming a minor cult classic thanks to a second…

Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer Prequel Will Thrill Fans, At Least

Even in this brave new world of micro-niches and fan service as a legitimate business model, the very existence of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is unexpected, somewhat unnecessary, and more than a little odd. But these are exactly the circumstances in which creators David Wain and Michael Showalter best…

Netflix PR Preps Men for 'Day Without Sports' With Boring Sexist Email

In honor of July 15, known extremely occasionally as the “Day Without Sports” (because no professional sports air on television), NYC-based PR firm MSL Group circulated a list on behalf of Netflix of streamable rom coms and sports movies that both men and women will enjoy. Thank you, Netflix, now go shove your dick in…

These Are the Jokes That Caused Actors To Walk Off Adam Sandler's Set

Two days ago, Native American extras on Adam Sandler’s new Netflix movie The Ridiculous Six walked off the set due to the film’s portrayal of Native Americans. In response, Netflix defended the film as a “broad satire” in which those being made fun of are “in on the joke.” So, who’s right? Well, we got our hands on…

Happy Valley's Catherine Cawood Is Your New Favorite TV Detective

If you've ever watched any cop shows on Netflix, you've no doubt had a recommendation for their original series Happy Valley pop up somewhere on your screen as you plumb the depths of the streaming service for some goddamn thing to watch on a Tuesday night. I'm here to tell you that you should go ahead and watch…