#October2019

Netflix testing feature to speed-up episodes. Nothing says we’re fucking pop culture slobs like this, eh?

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Hey! Pop culture pig! Stuffing your brain with distraction and garbage! Want to stuff more into your brain much quicker? Well, does Netflix have the test feature for you! That’s right! Watch MORE shit EVEN MORE MINDLESSLY in order to avoid the Big Scary Unknown.

The company has gone from hosting Black Mirror to becoming one of its episodes. Wee!

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David Cronenberg writing and directing Netflix mini-series based on his novel ‘Consumed’ and goddamn hell yes!

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David Cronenberg getting into the Netflix game? Give me a hell fucking yeah! The Master of Body Horror is going to be writing and directing a mini-series based on his own novel, Consumed.

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Lame ass ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners sign 9-figure deal with Netflix. Fuck these nerds, man

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One of the more gratifying things about the final season of Game of Thrones was (pretty much) everyone realizing what I already knew: the showrunners were fucking idiots. That said? Apparently Netflix still hasn’t realize it. Signing these chumps to an insane deal.

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‘The Division’ movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain is heading to Netflix. This is cool by me!

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Man, I had completely forgotten that The Division was being made into a movie. And that’s fair, right? It was announced in 2016, which is about 3,000,000,000 pop culture news cycles ago. But, it is! And, it’s starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain, and being directed by David Leitch.

That’s enough talent to have me interested, especially since I enjoy the source material.

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Richard Madden in talks to join Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ and I’m torqued. Dude was so good in ‘Bodyguard’ and yeah I guess ‘Thrones’

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Richard Madden was so fucking good in last year’s BBC/Netflix jam Bodyguard. In fact, I was immediately sold on the idea that he could play Bond. Is he going to? Who knows. What we do know is that the motherfucker is probably joining Marvel’s Eternals.

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Netflix planning more interactive stories ala ‘Bandersnatch’ for better or worse

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Is Bandersnatch a movie? An interactive narrative? A video game? We can debate the ontology forever, but one thing is certain. Netflix is planning more content in its vein for the streaming service.

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‘Transformers’ animated series heading to Netflix. This could *fucking* own, my dudes!

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Man, maybe the Universe is finally dusting the turds off the Transformers franchise. Last year’s Bumblebee was genuinely one of the most fun popcorn flicks in a minute. And now? We got ourselves an animated prequel series heading to Netflix.

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Netflix has joined the Motion Picture Association of America. Getting cliqued up, making moves!

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I don’t know much about the MPAA. One hunch I have is that they’re a real political-ass lobbying group. The other is that they’re rather powerful. So, it makes sense that Netflix would want to get in on that action.

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Netflix told its investors it loses more viewers to ‘Fortnite’ than HBO. Weird flex, but okay!

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Netflix is more concerned about Fornite than it is HBO, folks. A bit of an odd idea at first. However, upon reflection it seems like a pretty intriguing commentary on how media and media competition has changed.

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‘Daredevil’ and other Netflix Marvel shows COULD be revived according to the Head of Disney+

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As the fucking Marvel and Netflix World turns, right? The latest pivot in the case of the cancelled Marvel shows on Netflix? The head of Disney+ says reviving them is a possibility. Bro, don’t. Don’t fuck with our hearts like this, unless you serious.

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