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The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Legend of Korra’ is an Ambitious Sequel With an Identity Crisis

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: The Legend of Korra Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: Roughly 70 years after the events of Avatar: The Last Airbender, hotheaded Southern Water Tribe teenager Korra takes her first steps in her journey as the peacekeeping Avatar. But the world that greets Korra is dramatically different than the one Aang traversed — t...
Tags: Hong Kong, Movies, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Republic City, DiMartino, Korra, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Avatar:-The-Last-Airbender, The Legend Of Korra, Konietzko, Bryan Konietzko, Michael Dante DiMartino, America Gone, The Quarantine Stream


Now Stream This: ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’, ‘The Way Back’, ‘The Devil All the TIme’, ‘Defending Your Life’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) I’m Thinking of Ending Things Now Streaming on Netflix Release Date: 2020 Genre: Uh… Director: Charlie Kaufman Cast: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, David Thewlis Charlie Kaufman‘s I’m Thinking of Ending Things is weird. That probably goes without saying at this point, since everything Kaufman does is a little weird. But it’s ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, New York, Movies, Ben Affleck, Disney, America, Earth, Ted, Features, Netflix, Meryl Streep, Dreamworks, Christopher Walken, Bill, Kate


The Best Movies Leaving Hulu in October 2020

Every month, a string of new movies and TV shows come to Hulu, and every month, the streaming platform has to let go of a few beloved films to make room for them. So a few more notable titles are leaving Hulu in October, but that means you’ll have plenty of time to check them out before they’re gone for good (or move on to another streaming service). Find out about the best movies leaving Hulu in October 2020 below. Footloose (1984) Nothing beats the 1984 original starring Kevin Bacon, al...
Tags: Movies, Julianne Moore, Russell Brand, Hawaii, Kevin Bacon, Footloose, Russell Crowe, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Lithgow, Hulu, James Cameron, Jonah Hill, Galapagos Islands, Caribbean, Bell, Napoleon


‘The Offer,’ a Scripted Drama About the Making of ‘The Godfather,’ is One of the New Originals Coming to the Rebranded Paramount+

It’s gonna be a hell of a sell for ViacomCBS to convince people to subscribe to their newly rebranded Paramount+ (formerly CBS All Access). But with its newly announced slate of original titles, Paramount+ may have an offer we can’t refuse. ViacomCBS announced that five new originals will be arriving to Paramount+ when it rebrands in early 2021, including The Offer, a scripted drama about the making of The Godfather from the perspective of film producer Al Ruddy. Ruddy serves as executive produ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Drama, Mtv, Marlon Brando, Cbs, Bet, Cw, Paramount, Yellowstone, Cbs All Access, Francis Ford Coppola, Coppola, Ruddy, Netflix/Streaming Video


CBS All Access Will Officially Rebrand as Paramount+ in 2021

Farewell CBS All Access, we hardly knew you. ViacomCBS is officially rebranding its streaming service from CBS All Access to Paramount+, joining the many streaming platforms that have added a plus sign to their name. The name change will be official by early 2021. As if the streaming wars couldn’t get complicated enough, companies have to frequently change the titles of their platforms and confuse us further. First it was WarnerMedia and its baffling rollout of HBO Max (RIP HBO Go and HBO No...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Mtv, Cbs, Paramount, Yellowstone, Cbs All Access, Nordics, Netflix/Streaming Video, BOB BAKISH, Taylor Sheridan, Paramount Network, Australia Latin America, Al Ruddy, WarnerMedia, CBS All Access to Paramount


Pop Culture Imports: ‘#Alive,’ ‘Bacurau,’ ‘Cuties,’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) In this week’s Pop Culture Imports, we have quite a collection of international movies, from the critically acclaimed to the wildly controversial. The latter of which was a controversy that I was reluctant to wade into, but this is a column sharing the best in international titles, and that film at the center of the controversy falls into that category. If you don’t know what I’m talking...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Movies, France, Los Angeles, Senegal, Features, Netflix, Ocean, Brazil, Busan, Beckham, Chinatown, Alive, Amy, North East


The Quarantine Stream: I Finally Watched ‘Better Call Saul,’ And You’re All Right That It’s the Best Show on TV

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Better Call Saul Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: What if sleazy criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) had his own tragic backstory? The prequel series to Breaking Bad takes on the impossible task of following up one of the most revered prestige dramas ever, and in the process, creates a rich and layered charac...
Tags: Chuck, Better Call Saul, Vince Gilligan, Movies, Features, Michael McKean, Kim, Albuquerque, Jimmy, Saul, Gilligan, Walter White, Walt, Jonathan Banks, Saul Goodman Bob Odenkirk, Jimmy McGill


The Quarantine Stream: ‘A Hidden Life’ is Terrence Malick’s Divine Hidden Gem

The Movie: A Hidden Life Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Based on a true story, A Hidden Life follows Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl), an Austrian farmer who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II, leading to the ostracization of his family and his imprisonment. Why It’s Essential Viewing: Terrence Malick has been playing around in the cosmos for so long that it had felt like he had lost sight of the little people down below. But A Hidden Life is proof that he has not. One...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Nazis, Features, Terrence Malick, Diehl, Malick, Paul Schrader, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Franz Jägerstätter August Diehl, Franz Jagerstatter, A Hidden Life, The Quarantine Stream, Hidden Life


‘Tenet’ Scores $20 Million at U.S. Box Office, While Disney+ Downloads Spike With ‘Mulan’ Release

Warner Bros.’ Tenet and Disney’s Mulan have been hand-in-hand for most of the summer — they were both being primed to be the first big blockbusters that would reopen movie theaters amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, they were both delayed three times each, they were both major tentpoles starring a POC lead. But the studios ended up going in very different directions as August neared and the pandemic’s end was nowhere in sight. Warner Bros. decided to release Tenet overseas first before o...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, California, China, Russia, Disney, Box Office, Mulan, Warner Bros, Hamilton, Rob Zombie, Forbes, Tenet, Netflix/Streaming Video, Warner Bros Tenet, Sensor Tower Disney


Twitch Now Lets Anyone Host Amazon Prime Video Watch Parties

Twitch users have long shared their gaming skills with the world on the live-streaming platform. Now they can share Amazon Prime Video‘s illustrious movie and TV library to the rest of the world, thanks to a new Twitch watch party function that allows a streamer to host a “public” movie viewing for all of their fans. The cononavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made it hard to engage in the kind of communal activities that we all enjoyed — watching movies together, concerts, playing video games t...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Disney, Amazon Prime, Netflix, States, Hulu, Twitch, Amazon Prime Video, Picard, Tech Stuff, Netflix/Streaming Video, Host Amazon, U K Amazon, Twitch Now Lets Anyone Host Amazon


‘Silk’ TV Series in the Works, and Several New Live-Action Marvel Shows Could Wind Up Streaming on Amazon

Sony Pictures Television is developing a Silk TV series based on the female Marvel Comics webslinger, with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse alums Phil Lord and Chris Miller executive producing through their deal with the company. Last year, they signed a deal to develop multiple live-action Marvel shows, and Silk looks like the first one that will be ready to go before cameras. Additionally, Sony is negotiating with Amazon to be the streaming home of all of these new live-action Marvel shows –...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Sony, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Marvel Comics, Sony Pictures Television, Amy Pascal, Silk, Deadline, Miller, Parker, Cindy, Peter Parker, Comic Book/Superhero


The Quarantine Stream: The Glamorous Stars of ‘The Philadelphia Story’ Are as Fun as the Story is Frustrating

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The Philadelphia Story Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Katherine Hepburn plays Philadelphia socialite Tracy Lord, a fiery divorcée whose upcoming wedding to the stuffy “man of the people” George Kittredge is the event of the season. But the frivolities are soon interrupted by the return of her ex, Dexter (Cary Grant)...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Features, Broadway, Tracy, Philadelphia, Shakespeare, Grant, James Stewart, Dexter, Stewart, Mike, Hepburn, Tracy Lord, Philadelphia Story


‘The Two Popes,’ ‘Bird Box,’ and Other Netflix Originals Will Be Free to Watch Without a Subscription

Netflix is making several of its original TV shows and movies — including the Oscar-nominated film The Two Popes, the horror sensation Bird Box, and the first episode of its monster hit Stranger Things — free to watch without a subscription. These titles, as well as seven others, will be available to watch for free globally. A new report from Gadgets360 revealed that Netflix is making a number of its original TV shows and movies free to watch without a subscription, around the globe. Hits li...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Adam Sandler, Frankie, Netflix/Streaming Video, Bird Box, The Two Popes


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Aggretsuko’ Adorably Rages Against the Workplace Machine

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Aggretsuko Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: Sanrio, the company behind Hello Kitty, turns one of its mascot characters into the cutest symbol of female rage with a surprisingly insightful anime comedy series about a mild-mannered office drone who vents about her frustrations about her oppressive corporate life throu...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Netflix, Anime, Hello Kitty, Sanrio, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Aggretsuko, Retsuko, The Quarantine Stream, Workplace Machine, Babymetal Aggretsuko


AppleTV+ is Planning to Add Augmented Reality Companion Content

AppleTV+ has tried free trials. It’s tried building out its back catalog with beloved classic movies and shows. It’s bought a big-budget Martin Scorsese film. So what else can the new streaming platform do to attract and retain new subscribers? It will reportedly introduce us to an augmented reality — that is, augmented reality content that will act as a companion to the AppleTV+ streaming service. Apple is reportedly planning to add augmented reality companion content to its streaming servi...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Bloomberg, Augmented Reality, Lidar, Martin Scorsese, Gadgets/Tech, Netflix/Streaming Video, Appletv


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Hell House LLC’ Will Give You a Jump-Start on Halloween Season

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Hell House LLC Where You Can Stream It: Shudder, Amazon Prime Video The Pitch: A group of friends open a haunted attraction in an abandoned hotel that turns out to really be haunted. While documenting their attempts to open the haunt on video, they capture all the scary stuff that happens to them. Why It’s Essential Quarantine V...
Tags: New York, Movies, Horror, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Blair Witch Project, House LLC, Jared Hacker, Hell House LLC, Stephen Cognetti, Abaddon Hotel, The Quarantine Stream, Danny Bellini Ryan Jennifer Gore Abrams


Now Stream This: ‘Master and Commander’, ‘Jurassic Park’, ‘Inception’, ‘Host’, ‘Birds of Prey’, ‘The Greatest Showman’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Now Streaming on Hulu Release Date: 2003 Genre: War-Drama Adventure Director: Peter Weir Cast: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany In a sane world, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World launched a whole series of movies based on the Patrick O’Brian novels inspired. But we don’t live in a san...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Movies, America, Features, Netflix, Hugh Jackman, Leonardo Dicaprio, Jurassic Park, Brian, Johnny Depp, Birds Of Prey, Bob, Nolan


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Before Sunrise’ and ‘Before Sunset’ Follow One of the Greatest Cinematic Romances (Before the Inevitable Fall)

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Before Sunrise and Before Sunset Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: After forging a deep connection on board a train to Vienna, American tourist Jesse (Ethan Hawke) convinces Parisian student Celine (Julie Delpy) to get off the train with him and wander around the city. Nine years later, they reunite, now in their 30s a...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Romance, Vienna, Ethan Hawke, Richard Linklater, Celine, Jesse, Delpy, Linklater, Netflix/Streaming Video, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Featured Stories Sidebar, Celine Julie Delpy, Jesse Ethan Hawke


The Best Movies Leaving Hulu in September 2020

There’s a great influx of new movies and TV shows coming to Hulu in September, but that means there’s a list of titles that will be leaving the streaming service too. There’s only so much space on Hulu’s hard drives, so they always have to get rid of some stuff to make room for the upcoming titles. Okay, that’s not really how this works, but there are still some outstanding movies leaving Hulu that you’ll want to watch before September rolls around. Best in Show Recently named in The Quara...
Tags: Movies, Robin Williams, John Lennon, Robin Hood, Stephen King, Best, Williams, Paris, Morgan Freeman, Ryan Reynolds, Hulu, Best in show, Gene Hackman, Alcatraz, Vinny, Hayes


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Disney+ and Hulu in September

Disney+ is about to drop its most monumental release yet, with Niki Caro’s live-action remake of Mulan, originally intended to hit theaters this March before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the world, set to premiere exclusively on the Disney streaming platform. But the release of a theatrical movie on Disney+ (for a premiere price of $29.99) is not the only thing worth highlighting in this month’s selection of movies and TV shows coming to Disney+ and Hulu. From the rom-com classic Bend It ...
Tags: Movies, China, Disney, New Jersey, Hugh Jackman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mulan, Anna, Hulu, James Cameron, Beckham, The Terminator, Paul Dano, Kal Penn, Prisoners, John Cho


Pop Culture Imports: ‘Let the Sunshine In,’ ‘Inuyasha,’ ‘Priceless,’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) Love, or heartbreak, is in the air, depending on what foreign-language film or show you’re watching from this week’s Pop Culture Imports column. Is there a reason for the selection of romance-themed titles? Who can say? But whatever the case, it’s time to bask in the middle-aged heartbreak of the best Claire Denis-Juliette Binoche collaboration Let the Sunshine In, or watch two hustlers ...
Tags: Amazon, Japan, Hollywood, Movies, France, Features, Alaska, Tokyo, Denis, Hulu, Audrey Hepburn, Priceless, Isabella, Nick Miller, Tiffany, Roland Barthes


The Quarantine Stream: Chloe Ting’s Fitness Vlogs Are Great for Beginners Looking to Shed That Quarantine 15

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Chloe Ting Where You Can Stream It: YouTube The Pitch: Pint-sized (she’s only 5’1!) but remarkably strong fitness vlogger Chloe Ting guides you through a series of free two- to four-week workout programs she calls “challenges,” which are made up of a combination of HIIT (high-intensity interval training) and pilates, to “help y...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Youtube, Features, Brunei, Ting, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream, Chloe Ting


Comedy Central’s ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ Move to HBO Max in Programming Deal

HBO Max has picked up two former Comedy Central shows, The Other Two and South Side, as new Max Original series in a new programming deal with the television network, which has also handed HBO Max the exclusive streaming rights to Awkwafina is Nora from Queens. HBO Max is building its library of original titles with lucrative deals, the latest of which is with Comedy Central. Two acclaimed comedies from Comedy Central Productions, The Other Two and South Side, are joining HBO Max as new Max ...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Comedy Central, Queens, Anna Kendrick, Golden Globe, Chris Kelly, South Side, Nora, Netflix/Streaming Video, Awkwafina, Sarah Schneider, Michael Quigley, The Other Two


Peacock Announces New Comedies From Tina Fey and Mike Schur, Sets Late-Night Show Block

Peacock is fluffing up its feathers and building its slate of originals with new comedies from 30 Rock‘s Tina Fey and The Good Place creator Mike Schur. The new comedies, alongside the new MacGruber series with Will Forte and two “late-night” shows headlined by Amber Ruffin and Larry Wilmore, are part of Peacock’s slate of projects designed to boost the new platform’s presence in the streaming wars. Following the news that Peacock has officially ordered a MacGruber series starring and execut...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Queens, Broadway, Tina-Fey, Parks and Recreation, Larry Wilmore, Dawn, Michael Schur, Upstate New York, Ed Helms, Sara Bareilles, Fey, Peacock, Schur


AMC Theatres CEO Understands Disney’s Decision to Release ‘Mulan’ on VOD, in Stark Contrast to ‘Trolls’ Reaction

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has begun to change the way movies are released and the way audiences consume media, theater chains are starting to change their tunes. AMC Theatres, in particular, is responding to Disney’s decision to give a day-and-date release for its mega-blockbuster Mulan on VOD and in select theaters with a dramatically different reaction to Universal doing something similar with Trolls World Tour five months ago. In a recent interview, AMC Theaters CEO Adam Aron ev...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Disney, Exhibition, Amc Theatres, Universal, Mulan, Variety, AMC Theaters, The Walt Disney Company, Aron, Adam Aron, Disney/Pixar, Netflix/Streaming Video, Business and Industry News, Niki Caro Mulan


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Batman: Under the Red Hood’ Remains One of the Best DC Animated Movies

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Batman: Under the Red Hood Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Back in 1988, DC Comics decided to hold a poll for their readers: dial in and decide the fate of Jason Todd, the new Robin who had stepped into Dick Grayson’s shoes, after he had been kidnapped and held hostage by the Joker. It was a stunt that would result i...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Dc Comics, Batman, Jason, Robin, al Ghul, Judd Winick, Netflix/Streaming Video, Jason Todd, Red Hood, Dick Grayson, Featured Stories Sidebar, Batman: Under the Red Hood, The Quarantine Stream, Doug Mahnke Batman


Pop Culture Imports: ‘Ip Man 4: The Finale,’ ‘Women Without Men, ‘BNA,’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) Somehow, we’re nearing the tail end of summer and the pandemic situation doesn’t seem like it will change all that much. But at the very least, streaming services won’t run out of new content anytime soon. And while new entertainment may start to dry up in the states, we can always import a few international titles to keep us going. In this week’s Pop Culture Imports, the best foreign mo...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, Hbo, Movies, San Francisco, Spain, Iran, Features, Netflix, Cia, Bruce Lee, Costa, Chinatown, Crunchyroll, BNA, Nicholas Sparks


Bloody Disgusting Launching Free Ad-Supported Horror Streaming Service This Halloween

Bloody Disgusting is getting into the streaming game. The popular horror media brand is teaming up with Cinedigm to launch a new horror streaming platform this Halloween. But how will it hold up against Shudder, the premiere streaming platform for all things horror, genre, and niche? Well, the Bloody Disgusting streaming service will be free (with ads). Cinedigm and Bloody Disgusting announced that they are teaming up to launch a “new horror streaming network” that will premiere this Hallowe...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Cinedigm, Kanako, Netflix/Streaming Video, Bloody Disgusting, Tom Owen, Vizio Samsung, Erick Opeka, Cinedigm Digital Networks, Jon Grilz, SCP Archives Horror Queers


CBS All Access Adds Over 70 Shows from Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon & More, Will Be Rebranding in 2021

Among the plethora of streaming services now available, CBS All Access was probably the one with the most disappointing library. Sure, they have good originals like the new Star Trek shows and the reboot of The Twilight Zone, but otherwise, it’s mostly a collection of old CBS shows and other TV series that have been endlessly licensed at all the other streaming services. But that changes today. CBS All Access has added over 70 new shows from Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and other channels f...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Star Trek, Nbcuniversal, Cbs, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, Viacom, Cbs All Access, PAUL, Viacom CBS, Peacock, Tosh, Chappelle, Netflix/Streaming Video, MTV Nickelodeon


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Ocean Waves’ May Be Studio Ghibli’s Secretly Queer Film

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Ocean Waves Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: In the early ’90s, Studio Ghibli launched an unusual experiment: the studio gave its youngest animators, all in their twenties and thirties, a chance to make a cheap, quick film to show what they could achieve. Ultimately, the experiment failed in the first two aspects — Oc...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Tokyo, Anime, States, Studio Ghibli, Taku, Ocean Waves, Ghibli, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Yutaka, Tomomi Mochizuki, Studio Ghibi, The Quarantine Stream