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The Daily Stream: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Remains the Platonic Ideal of the Movie Musical

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Singin’ in the Rain Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) is a silent film star who finds his career threatened by the transition to “talkies.” When his new film with his frequent movie partner and arrogant diva Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) bombs at the test screening, they decide to rework it...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Paris, Broadway, Connor, Tom Hooper, Don, Kelly, Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly, Lina, Fred Astaire, Netflix/Streaming Video, Donald O Connor, Cyd Charisse


The Daily Stream: ‘Song Lang’ is an Exquisite LGBTQ Romance Centered Around a Dying Art Form

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Song Lang Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime The Pitch: In 1980s Saigon, tough and brooding debt collector Dung (Liên Binh Phát) meets Linh Phung (popular V-pop singer Isaac), a young singer for a struggling opera troupe that performs cai luong, the dying art of traditional Vietnamese folk opera. When Dung comes to co...
Tags: Movies, Features, Vietnam, Saigon, Linh, Le, Isaac, LANG, Luca Guadagnino, Furie, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Daily Stream, Song Lang, Linh Phung, Leon Le


Paramount+ Launches Its Cheaper $5 a Month Plan Today

The cheaper, ad-supported Paramount+ subscription plan is available now. A lower pricing tier of $4.99 per month has launched today, three months after the rebranding of the ViacomCBS streaming platform from CBS All Access to Paramount+. This cheaper subscription plan gives Paramount+ a leg up over its old CBS All Access counterpart (which was $5.99 at its cheapest), as will the summer slate of over 1,000 “premium” movies and new original TV series, led by the Paramount+ exclusive release of th...
Tags: Movies, Disney, NFL, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Cbs, Hulu, Paramount Pictures, Dolby Vision, Paramount, Cbs All Access, Antoine Fuqua, Europa Leagues, Netflix/Streaming Video, CBSN, Infinite


Pop Culture Imports: ‘The Disciple,’ ‘The Man From Nowhere,’ ‘Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) Another month, another set of international movies to watch as you take shelter from the summer heat. This month, we have a hidden Indian gem on Netflix, a classic South Korean revenge thriller, the return of Sailor Moon, and — in honor of Pride Month — one of many Pedro Almodóvar movies streaming on HBO Max. Fire up those subtitles, and let’s get streaming. Best Foreign Movies and T...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Hbo, Movies, Israel, Spain, Features, Netflix, Mpaa, Pedro Almodóvar, Chaitanya Tamhane, Hulu, Seoul, Antonio Banderas, Miramax, Ella


The Summer of Disney+ is Coming: Big Blockbusters, New Originals, and Old Favorites

Even though movie theaters are getting their groove back, the summer blockbuster season still won’t be quite as exciting as usual. That’s why Disney+ is hyping up their own summer line-up that brings some big blockbusters, new original shows, and beloved favorites from the past straight to your TV screen. In a new Summer of Disney+ preview, the streaming service touts the arrival of theatrical releases like Black Widow, Pixar’s Luca, and Jungle Cruise, new original shows including Loki and Mons...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Fox, Black Widow, Pixar, Sharks, Marvel Studios, Phoenix, Loki, Luca, Jungle Cruise, Monsters Inc, Disney/Pixar, Netflix/Streaming Video, TV Trailer


HBO Max’s Ad-Supported Tier Launches Today, and It Doesn’t Include Warner Bros. Same-Day Theatrical Releases

Starting today, you can pay a little less to get access to HBO Max if you don’t mind watching some commercials every now and then. Today, the streaming service launched their ad-supported tier for $9.99 per month (or $99.99 for a whole year), which is $5 off the regular ad-free subscription of $14.99 per month (and $50 cheaper than the $149.99 annual pricetag). However, if you’re planning on going with the ad-supported HBO Max subscription, you’ll be missing a few key features. The ad-suppor...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Warner Bros, Warner Brothers, Warner Bros Pictures, Netflix/Streaming Video, Business and Industry News, HBO Max


The Quarantine Stream: I Watched ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ to Find Out Which White Boy Broke Olivia Rodrigo’s Heart

(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: High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Where You Can Stream It: Disney+ The Pitch: The students at East High School, where Disney filmed the wildly popular High School Musical movies, prepare to stage a production of High School Musical: The Musical for their winter theater show at the urging of their ambitious new dra...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Features, Disney Channel, Rodrigo, Gabrielle, Carpenter, Bassett, East High School, Netflix/Streaming Video, Sabrina Carpenter, Olivia Rodrigo, Featured Stories Sidebar, Joshua Bassett, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Nini Salazar Roberts


The Quarantine Stream: Why am I Getting so Emotional Over ‘Haikyu!!’, an Anime About High School Volleyball?

(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: Haikyu!! Where You Can Stream It: Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll The Pitch: Shoyo Hinata is a first year high schooler who dreams of becoming the ace of his volleyball team. But there’s one problem: he’s only 5’4″. He joins Karasuno High School’s volleyball club, where he becomes teammates with his middle school rival, Tobio Kag...
Tags: Movies, Features, Netflix, Anime, Netflix/Streaming Video, Hinata, Featured Stories Sidebar, Volleyball, Haikyu, Shoyo Hinata, Tobio Kageyama, Karasuno High School, The Quarantine Stream, Karasuno High


The Best Movies & TV Shows Coming to Netflix in June 2021

June is almost here, which brings a whole new set of movies and TV shows to Netflix! Below, we’ve picked out a few highlights before providing you the complete list of what’s new on Netflix in June 2021. It’s what we do here at Slash Film Dot Com. Killing Them Softly Andrew Dominik‘s bleak, cynical crime story Killing Them Softly has aged considerably well, particularly in how it portrays America as a hellish wasteland where everyone is out for themselves. Brad Pitt is an ultra-cool hitma...
Tags: Japan, New York, Movies, India, Stephen King, America, Earth, Colombia, Netflix, Canada, Brooklyn, Queens, Korea, Hugh Jackman, Liam Neeson, James Gandolfini


Now Stream This: ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’, ‘Tenet’, ‘Saint Maud’, ‘Crimson Peak’, ‘Twister’, ‘Synchronic’, ‘Wolf’, 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.) The Mitchells vs The Machines Now Streaming on Netflix Release Date: 2021 Genre: Animated Comedy Director: Mike Rianda Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Eric Andre, Olivia Colman, Fred Armisen, Beck Bennett This animated feature is bound to end up being one of the best films of 2021. A funny, inventive, sweet bl...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Features, Netflix/Streaming Video, Crimson Peak, Reign of Fire, Saint Maud, Synchronic, Tenet, The Manchurian Candidate, The Mitchells vs. The Machines, Twister


All Eight ‘Harry Potter’ Movies Are Returning to HBO Max in June, But Probably Not for Long

When HBO Max launched, fans had access to all eight of the films in the Harry Potter movie series in the service’s streaming library. However, the Wizarding World movies were only available for a few months due to a separate deal for the streaming and broadcast rights that was struck back in 2016. But fans looking for a little magic in their streaming services will be happy to hear that the Harry Potter movies are once again coming to HBO Max. But for how long? HBO Max sent out their list of ...
Tags: Hbo, Usa, Movies, Fantasy, Disney, Nbc News, Syfy, Sequels, Harry-Potter, Don, Peacock, Netflix/Streaming Video, WarnerMedia, HBO Max


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Invincible’ is the Latest Brutal Reimagining of Superheroes That Avoids Shock for Edginess’ Sake

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Invincible Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime Video The Pitch: Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun) is just like any 17-year-old kid: he deals with school bullies and school crushes, and he worships superheroes. Except that his father is actually one: the strongest superhero on Earth, Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons). After years of waiting, Mark ...
Tags: Movies, Features, Mark, J K Simmons, Peter Parker, Robert Kirkman, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Invincible, Mark Grayson, The Quarantine Stream, Mark Grayson Steven Yeun, Omni Man


The Quarantine Stream: Pluto TV is a Fantastic, Free Substitute for Cable and Streaming

(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 App: Pluto TV Where You Can Stream It: Smart TVs, Streaming Devices, Mobile Devices, Desktop Apps, and Web Browsers The Pitch: What if you had the variety of cable and streaming without any payments or passwords? Pluto TV provides over 200 channels and a library of on-demand content for every taste. Sure, there are commercials like ...
Tags: Movies, Features, Mtv, James Bond, Pluto TV, Johnny Carson, Netflix/Streaming Video, Paramount Network, The Quarantine Stream


The Quarantine Stream: I Just Want to Take a Year Off From Everything and Watch ‘Columbo’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Columbo Where You Can Stream It: Peacock, Amazon Prime via IMDB TV The Pitch: A rumpled police detective solves a murder committed by a wealthy perpetrator who underestimates the blue-collar cop, leading them to be caught red-handed. Why It’s Essential Viewing: I’d long heard of Columbo, it’s one of those classic crime procedurals ...
Tags: Movies, Los Angeles, Features, Steven Spielberg, Golden Globe, Nimoy, Peter Falk, Falk, Columbo, Netflix/Streaming Video, John Cassavetes, Featured Stories Sidebar, Nina foch, The Quarantine Stream, Peacock Amazon, Gene Barry


Pop Culture Imports: ‘Pulse,’ ‘I Saw the Devil,’ ‘Quo vadis, Aida?’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) It’s time for another Pop Culture Imports, and we’ve got an eclectic bunch of subtitled fare this week — from a techno-horror classic, to an Oscar-nominated war drama, and an absurd comedic anime. Fire up those subtitles and let’s get streaming. Best Foreign Movies and TV Streaming Now Pulse – Amazon Prime Country: Japan Genre: Horror Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Cast: Kumiko Aso...
Tags: Amazon, South Korea, Japan, Movies, France, Syria, New York Times, Un, Pulse, Algeria, Cia, Kim, Hulu, Bosnia, Tatsu, Lee Byung


Peacock Sees 9 Million New Sign-Ups After Arrival of WWE and ‘The Office’

Well, well, well, how the turntables. Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service that seemed like it was struggling to make an impact compared to fellow new competitors like Disney+ and HBO Max, has hit 42 million subscribers total in the U.S. And a lot of the new Peacock sign-ups can be credited to the addition of The Office and WWE. Peacock added nine million U.S. sign-ups in the first three months of 2021, following the arrival of The Office and WWE to its streaming service. Comcast ann...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Movies, Nbc, Office, Disney, Netflix, Comcast, The Office, Wwe, Peacock, Netflix/Streaming Video, HBO Max


HBO Max’s Cheaper Ad-Supported Tier Will Reportedly Cost $10 a Month

Last month, WarnerMedia announced a cheaper, ad-supported subscription tier of HBO Max set to launch in June. But a price for this cheaper HBO Max ad plan had not yet been announced – at the very least, it will be less costly than the current ad-free $14.99 monthly subscription. But a new report has the price for this ad-supported tier for HBO Max, and yes, it’s cheaper. CNBC reports that HBO’s parent company, WarnerMedia, plans to charge $9.99 per month for its ad-supported HBO Max plan. Tha...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Movies, Disney, United States, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, Jason Kilar, Cnbc, Netflix/Streaming Video, YouTube TV, WarnerMedia, HBO Max, HBO Max Originals, CNBC HBO


Pixar Staff Frustrated By Decisions to Send ‘Soul’ and ‘Luca’ Directly to Disney+

Luca is the second Pixar film in less than a year to debut exclusively on Disney+. When Soul sidestepped movie theaters to debut exclusively on Disney+ in December, many Pixar employees believed it was a one-time decision brought on by coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which shuttered theaters throughout 2020. But as the vaccine rollout has steadily expanded and theaters have begun to open back up, Pixar staffers are voicing their frustrations with Disney’s decision to apparently send only Pixar...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Animation, Iger, Pixar, Luca, Encanto, Pete Docter, Bob Iger, Raya, Disney/Pixar, Netflix/Streaming Video, Business and Industry News, Disney Luca, Disney Several Pixar


The Best Movies Leaving HBO Max in May 2021

May is just around the corner, which means a slew of movies are set to leave HBO Max to make room for the new. From All About My Mother to All the President’s Men, there are handful of classics that are due to leave the streaming service, which means you have a limited time to watch them before they vanish into the ether forever (just kidding, they’ll probably make their way onto another platform soon). Still, can’t hurt to be sure. Here are the best movies leaving HBO Max in May 2021. All...
Tags: Hbo, London, Movies, Washington Post, Scotland, Stephen King, Paul Thomas Anderson, Sherlock Holmes, Pedro Almodóvar, Dustin Hoffman, Penélope Cruz, Virginia Woolf, Robert Redford, Misery, Tyler Perry, Bernstein


The Best Movies & TV Shows Coming to Netflix in May 2021

April is ending soon, and with that we have our usual group of TV shows and movies arriving on Netflix, including a few surprise seasons of a critically acclaimed comedy. Check out the incredibly packed group of  TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in May 2021. Master of None It’s been four years since Master of None aired its second season, but Netflix confirmed that not only is a third season of Aziz Ansari’s Emmy-winning comedy series its way, it’s coming to the streaming platform in...
Tags: Europe, London, Movies, Time, Indiana, Julia Roberts, Netflix, Paris, Sam Smith, Miami, Richard Curtis, Las Vegas, Madagascar, Jupiter, Amy Adams, Aziz Ansari


The Quarantine Stream: ‘This is a Robbery’ Investigates ‘The World’s Biggest Art Heist’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: This is a Robbery Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: A docuseries that covers the still-unsolved 1990 robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: There are a lot of true crime docuseries around these days, especially on Netflix. And This Is a Robbery doesn’t exactly brea...
Tags: Movies, Boston, Ben Affleck, Features, World, Fbi, Netflix, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Netflix/Streaming Video, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream, This Is A Robbery, Rembrandt Degas Manet


The Best TV Shows and Movies Coming to Amazon Prime Video in May 2021

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video next month? Lots of great stuff! For one thing, Saint Maud, a movie that barely got a release here in the states, will finally be available to stream. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Below, check out the best TV shows and movies coming to Amazon Prime Video in May 2021. Saint Maud Saint Maud‘s release here in the United States was…awkward. The film got delayed multiple times due to the coronavirus before A24 ended up dumping it on Epix, a streaming...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Georgia, United States, Connecticut, Aliens, Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, James Cameron, Bruce Willis, Gene Hackman, Amazon Prime Video, Ripley, Epix, McConaughey


The 2021 Tokyo Olympics Will Stream Live on Peacock Starting in July

After being delayed a year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics are back on track to be held this summer. And every four years, viewers have to find out how to watch them. Things are more complicated this year, as a significantly smaller event is held while the pandemic is still ongoing. But with the abundance of streaming in addition to TV broadcasts, there are more ways to watch the Olympics than ever. And NBC, which broadcasts the Olympics in the U.S. every year, is...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Nbc, Sports, Olympics, Tokyo, Nbc Sports, Team USA, Peacock, Netflix/Streaming Video, NBC Olympics, 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Jen Brown, NBC Olympics Peacock, Tokyo Gold Tokyo Gold, Tokyo Gold


Now Stream This: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’, ‘McCabe and Mrs. Miller’, ‘Devil in a Blue Dress’, ‘Lake Mungo’, ‘Unstoppable’, ‘Waterworld’ 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.) Godzilla vs. Kong Now Streaming on HBO Max Release Date: 2021 Genre: Monster Movie Director: Adam Wingard Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Julian Dennison, Lance Reddick, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir Godzilla vs. Kong isn’t the best MonsterVerse movie, but it is the en...
Tags: Amazon, Japan, Hbo, New York, Movies, Washington, Features, Netflix, United States, Serbia, Carl Franklin, Warren Beatty, Steven Soderbergh, Harry, Pulse, Dennis Hopper


The Quarantine Stream: The Crumbling Gothic Curiosity of ‘Grey Gardens’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Grey Gardens Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: The eccentric aunt and cousin of Jackie Kennedy Onassis caught the attention of filmmakers Albert and David Maysles (Gimme Shelter) when they were commissioned to make a documentary on the upper-class Bouvier family. Scrapping the Bouvier film, the Maysles moved into Grey Gard...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Wikipedia, America, Features, Bette Davis, Grey Gardens, Albert, Joan Crawford, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Baby Jane, Edie, Bouvier, EAST HAMPTON, Little Edie, Netflix/Streaming Video


The Quarantine Stream: ‘2012’ is the Disaster Movie to End All Disaster Movies

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: 2012 Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: An ancient Mayan prophecy turns out to be true and the world as we know it is coming to an end in the year 2012! Can author-turned-limo driver John Cusack survive and save his family? Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: No filmmaker has destroyed the world more than Roland Emmerich...
Tags: Movies, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Earth, Features, United States, Woody Harrelson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Yellowstone National Park, 2012, John Cusack, Roland Emmerich, Schwarzenegger, Emmerich


Oscar-Nominated Documentary ‘Time’ is Free to Stream for a Week on Amazon Video and YouTube

If you have some time to spare, give it to Time. After all, your time is all that it will cost you to watch the Oscar-nominated documentary directed by Garrett Bradley — at least, for one week. Starting today, Time will be available to stream for free on both Amazon Prime Video and YouTube, for one week. Audiences around the world will be able to watch the acclaimed documentary on Prime Video without needing a subscription, as well as on YouTube. In addition, the film will return to theaters...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Movies, Documentary, Youtube, Time, Superman, San Francisco, Fox, Rob, Amazon Video, Laurene Powell, Netflix/Streaming Video, Fox Rich, Garrett Bradley, Village East Los Angeles


Netflix to Become the Streaming Home for All New Sony Releases Starting Next Year

Warner Bros. has HBO Max. Disney and Pixar have Disney+. Paramount has Paramount + and Universal has Peacock. But unlike its competitors, Sony is one of the few major studios that has not yet launched its own streaming platform to compete with Netflix. But Sony’s sticking by the old adage, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. And if you’re going to join ’em, join with the biggest streamer in the market. Sony and Netflix have struck a major licensing deal that will make Netflix the streaming home...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, US, Netflix, Sony, Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, Pixar, Jumanji, Sony Pictures Animation, Columbia, Scott Stuber, Netflix/Streaming Video, Business and Industry News


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Hemingway’ Strives to Deconstruct the Self-Created Myth of Ernest Hemingway

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Hemingway Where You Can Stream It: PBS The Pitch: A six-hour, three-part documentary from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that explores the life and work of Ernest Hemingway. Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: Ernest Hemingway is a literary giant. With his terse, minimalist prose he changed the face of American writing, influencing co...
Tags: Movies, Features, Jeff Daniels, Ken Burns, Pbs, Hemingway, Burns, Ernest Hemingway, Daniels, Lynn Novick, Edna O Brien, Novik, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream


Netflix’s Lead in the Streaming Wars is Shrinking as More Competitors Enter the Fray

You know that phenomenon when something becomes so widely used that it becomes the verb for that thing? Oh, let me Google that. Take this Kleenex. Throw that in the dumpster (yes, “Dumpster” used to be a brand). Netflix was well on its way to becoming that thing for streaming, with the cheeky “Netflix and chill” even becoming a commonly used phrase. But it may lose that chance with the influx of new streaming competitors like Disney+, HBO Max, and Peacock, and of course, its old competitors Hul...
Tags: Amazon, Business and Industry News, Disney, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Netflix/Streaming Video, Peacock, Ampere Analysis