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Lost in translation? The one-inch truth about Netflix’s subtitle problem

Subtitling is an essential art form. So why, as the streaming giant scores more global hits with shows like Squid Game and Call My Agent, isn’t it trying harder to find the right words?“Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.” So said the director Bong Joon-ho, as he accepted his best picture Oscar for Parasite in 2020, in a not-so-subtle dig at the dominance of English language content. The success of Netflix’s Korean serie...
Tags: Google, South Korea, Europe, Science, Television, Media, Film, France, Russia, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Television industry, Language, US television, TV streaming

WHO director says we need a vaccine for 'misguided nationalism' to stop rich nations getting the lion's share of vaccines

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO. NETFLIX © 2021 In a new Netflix documentary, the director general of the WHO says "we don't have vaccines for misguided nationalism." The gap between COVID-19 vaccine availability in rich and poor countries is only growing wider. COVID-19 should be a wakeup call, he says, for us "to behave as a global community." When Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, visited China in January of 2020,...
Tags: Science, News, China, US, Trends, Public Health, Netflix, Switzerland, Who, World Health Organization, Trump, Sao Paulo Brazil, Tedros, Pandemic, Paraisópolis, Hilary Brueck

Bill Gates takes a dig at Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk: 'Space? We have a lot to do here on Earth'

Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images During an interview with James Corden, Bill Gates poked fun at the billionaire space race. Gates comments come a few months after Bezos and Richard Branson took private jets into outer space. The interview was days after Gates was asked on camera about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates dissed Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk's preoccupation with outer space during...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Microsoft, Trends, Tesla, Earth, Netflix, Virgin Galactic, Bill Gates, United Nations

Elon Musk welcomes SpaceX crew home with $50m donation to charity

Four-person crew asked for the public’s help in reaching fundraising target of $200m for the children’s charity St JudeElon Musk surprised his first all-private crew of space tourists with a welcome home gift after their trailblazing trip to orbit ended on Saturday night: a $50m donation to the children’s charity St Jude. Related: ‘The point is ambition’: are we ready to follow Netflix into space? Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Netflix, St JudeElon Musk

SpaceX is launching its first all-civilian space mission tomorrow - here's what the flight means for the future of space tourism

The four members of the Inspiration4 crew will orbit around Earth for three days. Netflix On September 15, SpaceX will launch Inspiration4, it's first all-civilian mission to space. The crew of four has spent months in rigorous training to prepare for the flight. While space tourism isn't accessible for everyone yet, this all-civilian trip marks an important milestone in space travel. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Sept. 15, 2021, the next batch of space tour...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Science, Opinion, Time, Trends, Earth, Netflix, Virgin Galactic, Tourism, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Branson, Falcon, Nordic

Amazon Makes TVs Now

Amazon debuted an all-new line of Fire TV devices on Thursday, a lineup which now includes the company’s first-ever branded TVs in the U.S.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Technology, Samsung, Netflix, Computing, Sony, Smart TV, Amazon Fire TV, Alexa, Internet Television, Max, Information and Communications Technology, Now, Daniel Rausch, Digital Television

Netflix's Midnight Mass Invites You to Church in Its Sinister New Trailer

In Netflix’s upcoming horror series Midnight Mass—the latest spine-tingler from Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan—the return of a prodigal son to his remote island hometown is more than enough to get the close-knit community riled up. But when a curious priest promising to bring miracles to the town arrives…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, John, Midnight, Hill House, Mike Flanagan, Aster, Zach Gilford, Television Series, Horror fiction, Tingler, Midnight Mass, Creative Works, Paul Hamish Linklater, Mass In The Catholic Church, Riley Flynn

Netflix's Cowboy Bebop Wants to 'Live in the Spirit' of the Original Anime

The scariest words any anime fan can hear are “live-action adaptation.” Popular anime series and films work because of the medium—animation allows for things that are impossible to capture in real life. And Japanese animation in particular has a style and vibe that’s wholly unique and damn near impossible to recreate.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Musicians, Anime, Luke Cage, John Cho, Watanabe, Shinichiro Watanabe, Cowboy Bebop, Funimation, Seatbelts, Andre Nemec, Bandai Visual, Daniella Pineda, Mustafa Shakir, Yoko Kanno

The Don't Look Up Trailer Is Full of Countless Stars and a Problematic Comet

We know the Earth’s imminent destruction by an asteroid can be entertaining or vastly stupid, depending on your feelings about Michael Bay’s 1995 acition/sci-fi/shlock Armageddon. Could the Earth’s destruction by an errant comet be funny? Netflix’s upcoming movie Don’t Look Up is going to give it a try, and by this…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Armageddon, Michael Bay, Actors, Earth, Netflix, Meryl Streep, Comet, Oscar, Leonardo Dicaprio, Mark Rylance, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Adam Mckay, Tyler Perry

Some of the New Avatar Projects Will Be CG, You Gotta Deal With It

When ViacomCBS announced it had big plans for Avatar: The Last Airbender once more—establishing an entire studio dedicated to future projects that drew back original Avatar creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko from Netflix’s own remake plans—we knew the franchise would be going to some bold new places.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Netflix, Avatar, Avatar The Last Airbender, Korra, Brian Robbins, Fictional Characters, Aang, Bryan Konietzko, Michael Dante DiMartino, The Last Airbender, Creative Works, Draftuntitled Avatar The Last Airbender Film, Dometi Pongo

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Has Found Itself a Major Villain

James Gunn talks about Peacemaker’s approach to violence. Get a new look at James Wan’s horror film Malignant. Plus, more teases for what’s to come on Y: The Last Man, and Netflix nabs a new supernatural Korean thriller in Hellbound. Spoilers get!Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Fiction, Amc, Star Trek, Netflix, Social Issues, Emma Stone, James Gunn, Mark Ruffalo, Y The Last Man, Jennifer, Roswell, Picard, Borg, Christopher Abbott

How Mushroom Time-Lapses Are Filmed: A Glimpse Into the Pioneering Time-Lapse Cinematography Behind the Netflix Documentary Fantastic Fungi

Mushrooms are having a moment, thanks in part to pioneering time-lapse cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg’s documentary Fantastic Fungi. Now streaming on Netflix, the film has given rise to a bumper crop of funghi fantatics, who sprang up like, well, mushrooms, to join the existing ranks of citizen scientists, culinary fans, weekend foragers, amateur growers, and spiritual seekers. Schwartzberg, who earlier visualized pollination from the flower’s point of view in the Meryl Streep-na...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Science, Biology, Film, College, Netflix, Harvard, Nature, K-12, Nyu, John Cage, Louie Schwartzberg, Schwartzberg, Wings of Life, Physical Health and Wellness Will

Netflix's Kid-Friendly He-Man Discovers the Power of Grayskull

The first clip from Netflix’s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series (as always, not to be confused with Kevin Smith’s recent series Masters of the Universe: Revelation, which is middle-aged nerd-targeted) has arrived! It looks fine! It also looks like many, many other modern kids’ cartoons! Which is also fine!Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Netflix, Superheroes, Masters Of The Universe, Action Figures, Kevin Smith, Adam, Grayskull, Teela, Human Interest, Castle Grayskull, Evil Lyn, Fictional Characters, Fast Furious, He Man

Top EU Court Tells Cell Providers Breaking Net Neutrality Rules to Go Screw Themselves

The European Union’s top court has flipped the bird to German mobile network operators Telekom Deutschland and Vodafone, ruling in two separate judgements that their practice of exempting certain services from data caps violated the bloc’s net neutrality rules.Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Science, Technology, Net Neutrality, Articles, Barack Obama, European Union, Broadband, Netflix, Telecommunications, Internet Access, Vodafone, Donald Trump, Verizon Communications, EU court, Wireless Networking

Guillermo del Toro's Netflix Horror Anthology Series Is Overflowing With Talent

Audiences are about to get a peek into the twisted mind of Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro—actually, eight peeks, to be precise. Netflix just announced the cast and crew for a new show called Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities. It’s a series of genre-bending stories, curated by The Shape of Water …Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Film, Netflix, Guillermo Del Toro, Oscar, Ana Lily Amirpour, Vincenzo Natali, Andrew Lincoln, Willard, Mandy, Guillermo, Lovecraft, Ben Barnes, HANNAH, Crispin Glover

A Wild, New Pokémon Anime Is About to Appear

At any given point in time, the Pokémon Company is hard at work developing different kinds of projects meant to remind the world what an absolute chokehold the franchise has had on people’s childhood nostalgia for almost three decades. This year’s celebration of Pokémon’s 25th anniversary has been marked by new games,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Nintendo, Pokemon, Leon, Pokemon Company, Pikachu, Eevee, Mewtwo, Lillie, The Pokemon Company, Fictional Characters, Video Game Characters, Role Playing Video Games, Fads And Trends, Pokemon Anime

Daredevil's Charlie Cox Wants to Debunk Spider-Man: No Way Home's Weirdest Rumor

The Muppets recruit a familiar face for their Haunted Mansion special. HBO Max teases its upcoming animated Aquaman miniseries. Plus, new looks at Supergirl’s next episode, and what’s to come on American Horror Story and Riverdale. Spoilers now!Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Fiction, Disney, Karen, Netflix, Muppets, Warner Bros, Sam, American Horror Story, Aquaman, Supergirl, Tim Roth, Atlantis, Spider Man, Jennifer

Sony's Bravia XR OLED Is the Best-Looking TV I've Ever Seen

Sony has made a great deal of noise about their new 2021 Bravia XR OLEDs, which makes sense. The TVs are the first to feature Sony’s new Cognitive Processor XR, which sounds an awful lot like a proto-supervillain brain. The company says the processor will recreate how humans actually see things in real life. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Electronics, Disney, Apple TV, Netflix, Sony, Nintendo, Imax, Oled, Hdmi, Rogers, High Dynamic Range, Bravia, Dolby Laboratories

The Next Paranormal Activity Movie Could Be on the Way Very Soon

Get another cryptic look at Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho. Shazam: Fury of the Gods has wrapped filming. Netflix bares its teeth for vampire antics in Night Teeth. Plus, a glimpse at today’s What If episode, and what’s to come on Y: The Last Man, Archer, and more. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Archer, Edgar Wright

The Nerd's Watch: Best Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Streaming in September

Though a lot of movie theaters are back to full function, the safer option for entertainment remains streaming, and fans who choose to stay home and take advantage are constantly rewarded with tons of new content. At the start of each month, most streamers—Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Disney+, and HBO Max—do a little…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Keira Knightley, Films, Ben Affleck, Stephen King, Vincent Price, It, Jj Abrams, Netflix, Ethan Hawke, David Bowie, John Goodman, Oscar, Harry Potter, Thrillers

More Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Rumors Tease a Potential Villain

Get another brief glimpse of Eternals. The new Salem’s Lot rounds out more of its cast, and Peacock adds more to its Vampire Academy series. The CW has set its sights on a Nancy Drew spinoff. Plus, what’s next on What We Do In The Shadows, and another tease for Y: The Last Man. Spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Dwayne Johnson, Films, Disney, Netflix, Literature, Salem, Sylvester Stallone, Novels, Jason Statham, Emily Blunt, Cw, Kristen, Vampire Academy, Michelle Yeoh, Marx

Finally, Evangelion Blu-rays You Can Actually Buy

The announcement of the Neon Genesis Evangelion: Ultimate Edition Blu-ray set a couple of weeks ago was a bit of a mixed blessing. It was wonderful to finally have Hideaki Anno’s seminal TV series come to HD, and the extras it came loaded with managed to justify its $275 pre-order price tag. But it was also limited to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Netflix, Animation, James Whitbrook, Shout Factory, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Funimation, Gainax, Tatsunoko Production, Hideaki Anno, GKids, Toonami, The End Of Evangelion, Sachiel, Rebuild of Evangelion

Don't Expect Netflix's Live-Action Cowboy Bebop to Be a Straight Remake

The original Cowboy Bebop is pretty much perfect. There’s a reason it has amassed legions of fans since it debuted back in 1997—well, several reasons: it’s got instantly likable, compelling characters; it’s action-packed, but also incredibly accessible sci-fi; it absolutely oozes coolness, thanks to the greatest score…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Cowboy Bebop

Resident Evil's New Live-Action Movie Is Going Back to the Games' Horror Roots

Although the Resident Evil game franchise has certainly spun out to its own particularly varied and weird kind of horror these days—from presidential zombie assaults to Very Tall Women—the movie adaptations very quickly went off on their own undead thing. Now, the latest attempt to reboot the big screen saga is trying…Read more...
Tags: Games, Science, Netflix, Anderson, Robbie, Capcom, Tom Hopper, Johannes Roberts, Resident Evil, Windows Games, Fictional Characters, Chris Redfield, Hannah John Kamen, Claire Redfield, Jill Valentine, Leon S Kennedy

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Teases Our First Look at a New Hero

New pictures from Venom: Let There Be Carnage give us a look at new and returning friends. Manifest will, well, manifest for one last time on Netflix. The streamer’s new Wednesday Addams show rounds out its cast. Plus, what’s coming on Fantasy Island’s finale and Day of the Dead. Spoilers, get! Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Instagram, Netflix, Jasper, Martin Freeman, Batgirl, Maggie, Bill Pullman, Day Of The Dead, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Leslie Jordan, Cam, Lewis, HARRIS

The Witcher Is Back in the Bathtub, and Feeling Fine

At this point, The Witcher franchise is probably best known for the impossibly catchy tune “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher,” sung by the bard Jaskier (Joey Batey) to a visibly annoyed Geralt (Henry Cavill). But before that, it was certainly the scene in The Witcher III video game, where Geralt takes a relaxing, sexy soak…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Fiction, Netflix, Henry Cavill, Theo James, Witcher, Geralt, Baron Zemo, The Witcher, Joey Batey, Toss A Coin To Your Witcher, The Witcher Nightmare Of The Wolf, Geralt of Rivia, Geralt Henry Cavill, Creative Works

Cobra Kai Never Dies and Will Return for Season 5

Netflix to Cobra Kai: “You’re the best around. Nothing’s gonna ever keep you down.” After a successful season three debut with season four coming very soon, the streamer just announced it has greenlit a fifth season of the hit Karate Kid themed show that begins filming in Atlanta, GA later this year. “Because Cobra Kai…Read more...
Tags: Science, Atlanta, Netflix, COBRA, Television Shows, The Karate Kid, Cobra Kai, Jon Hurwitz, All Valley Karate Tournament, Cobra Kai Never Dies, Creative Works

Netflix's Cowboy Bebop Will Get Its Own Comic Series

After all, the original anime did have its own manga, Shooting Star, so why not?Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Animation, Shooting Star, John Cho, SPIEGEL, Jeff Bond, Watanabe, Shinichiro Watanabe, Cowboy Bebop, Spike Spiegel, Toonami, Alex Hassell, Bandai Visual, Sean Cummings, Video Games Developed In Japan

Netflix's Trailer for Maya and the Three Reveals a Land of Mesoamerican Myth

Let’s be clear: Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s Maya and the Three is set in a mythical land inspired by Mexican and Mesoamerican culture. The Book of Life director has drawn from Incan, Aztec, and Mayan mythology, as well as a smattering of Caribbean culture, to create an epic fantasy TV series for Netflix, and you can see it…Read more...
Tags: Science, Americas, Netflix, Kate, Rosie Perez, Caribbean, Mesoamerica, Maya, Rita Moreno, Latifah, Gutierrez, Castillo, Zoe, Alfred Molina, Danny Trejo, Continents

Breaking Down the Sinister Secrets of Spider-Man: No Way Home's Trailer

After what feels like months and months of waiting, at long last, we’ve had a glimpse of Spider-Man: No Way Home in action, and nothing is going right for poor Peter Parker. The world knows his dual life as Spider-Man, he’s being hunted for a crime he didn’t commit, and well, now he has to bear witness to the awesome…Read more...
Tags: Science, Happy, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Jon Favreau, Marvel Studios, Stephen, Rhys Ifans, Spider, Spider Man, Electro, Matt, Marko, Ned, Sam Raimi

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