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The three-and-a-half-hour film is based on a biography written by Frank Sheeran's lawyer.
One can rarely sit through a movie without asking questions. Imagine the queries that will come after having to sit through a three-and-a-half-hour movie, let alone one intertwined with historical figures and factual events. This is the sort of experience Martin Scorsese ...
 
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The first-ever Filipino Netflix movie imparts nuggets of wisdom to the social media-crazed generation.
Mark Sta. Maria anxiously shakes his leg. His yellow pencil rapidly taps on the intermediate pad paper to the same beat. The library is quiet. He cannot focus. He needs money for rent. The anxiety that plagues him during school hours is ...
 
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Keep it light and easy.
We've all been there—mindlessly scrolling through Netflix with the intent of watching something, only to end up 45 minutes later still on the home screen and feeling like you just wasted an embarrassing amount of your life. You don't have the patience ...
 
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Dead Kids premieres on Netflix on December 1.
Netflix just dropped the trailer of Dead Kids, the first Filipino film picked up by Netflix Originals. Dead Kids is directed by award-winning director and Man at His Best honoree, Mikhail Red, who is known for his internationally acclaimed films Birdshot and Eerie, both ...
 
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For all its loaded dialogues and stunning imagery, the film deserves the undivided attention of its audience members.
A weary-looking Anthony Hopkins’ Pope Benedict XVI takes a seat on a white bench in an empty Sistine Chapel. Coincidentally, he does so next to the word “papa” painted on the wall. Seconds later, Jonathan Pryce as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio sits on ...
 
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The streaming service's lineup of anime is impressively robust.
The dark days of struggling to stream anime are coming to a close. Netflix has come a long way from when they first introduced anime to its platform. From starting with just a handful of its homegrown offerings, the streaming service has ...
 
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The eight-episode series debuts in December 2019.
While you were disappointing little kids with your lumps of coal and sad candy on Halloween, streaming giant Netflix released the main trailer for The Witcher at midnight.The highly anticipated eight-episode series, based on the best-selling fantasy books by Andrzej  Sapkowski, has ...
 
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It’s another milestone for the director of Birdshot.
Two years ago, Mikhail Red’s film Birdshot became the first Filipino film picked up by Netflix for worldwide streaming. Now, another Red film, Dead Kids makes history as the first licensed Netflix Original movie from the Philippines.“It has always been my dream ...
 
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A quick primer on Jimmy Hoffa, Frank Sheeran, and the Kennedy brothers.
Martin Scorsese's return to crime—making films about it, he's not stealing anti-freeze from Halford's like Franco Zeffirelli used to—with The Irishman is very exciting. Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino and a saga spanning decades? Hook it to our veins.Given that it's ...
 
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The second season comes out today.
Insatiable's reputation precedes itself. The first season's trailer was slammed by critics for elements that, at face value, were offensive. But, really, the Netflix show tackles, not glamorizes, relevant issues.The show has found an audience in the Philippines, which is why its ...
 
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If anyone's earned the right to nod to himself, it's Martin Scorsese
The first slew of reviews of Martin Scorsese's crime saga The Irishman are out, and it's all looking fairly rosy for the up-and-coming director. Stick at it, kid, and you might just make it.But one big reveal from several reviews is that Scorsese has worked a ...
 
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It's our first look at Jesse Pinkman's whereabouts since the Breaking Bad finale.
After being filmed in almost total secrecy throughout 2018, we’ve finally been let in on the details of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Story, a Netflix film that will chronicle the next chapter in the story of Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul).It all led up to ...
 
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The Fil-Am comedian is bringing his Just Kidding Tour to the Philippines next year.
Fil-Am comedian Jo Koy is coming back to the Philippines to do two shows in Manila and Cebu for his Just Kidding World Tour in January 2020. Jo Koy has been a stand-up comedian for years but has recently gained international prominence through ...
 
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The big-budget, high-octane series elevates Korean action dramas to the world stage.
South Korea has made no secret about its quest for world domination. In the cultural sense, anyway. When it comes to popular culture, Hallyu or the Korean Wave, has slowly extended South Korea’s influence over the rest of the world through music, ...
 
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There’s a bizarre charm to the series that can’t be paralleled.
Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is a tribute to the great late Jim Henson’s work, but it’s also a cinematic and technological feat for the film industry. There’s nothing like it in this day and age—a break from the animated, ...
 
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With Disney and Apple about to launch rivals to Netflix, are we all going to stream ourselves silly?
At some point this autumn, you’ll sign up for Apple TV+, Apple’s new streaming service. The launch date hasn’t been announced yet, but it will be, and you’ll get it. It’s launching with big fancy shows from proper household-name talent—Steven Spielberg, J.J. ...
 
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The show made a nod to Wayne Williams' real-life job as a photographer.
Mindhunter’s second season ended in what should have been a victory—the arrest of Wayne Williams, the suspected perpetrator of the Atlanta Child Murders. But as in the real-life case, it didn’t feel like justice was served. Though the string of 24 murders of ...
 
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This makes for some potentially terrifying stuff on its way.
In its first two seasons, Mindhunter has included appearances from some of the most notorious serial killers in American History. We've seen the BTK Killer, Son of Sam, Ed Kemper, Charles Manson, among many other feared murderers. But, this list only scratches the surface ...
 
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This is truly the algorithm at its finest.
Sometimes, when I can’t sleep at night—haunted by the state of our country, or the Cats trailer—I lie back and wonder how Netflix’s algorithm works. Is it a supercomputer that feeds from and studies our guiltiest viewing habits, and mashes it into something new? Or ...
 
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Netflix’s continuation of the 1980s cult classic is an impressive puppet show of epic proportions.
Back in the 80s, The Dark Crystal was the most groundbreaking animated series to hit cinemas. Directed by Jim Henson, the fantasy film explored dark themes that were far from Henson’s work on The Muppet Show. The Dark Crystal was an exhibition of ...
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