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Nineties Fever Is Rife In Netflix's New Comedy 'Everything Sucks'

By Holly Williams in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17 January 2018

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The 10-episode series is set in 1996 Oregon.

Experience some serious 90s nostalgia with the upcoming Netflix show 'Everything Sucks!'. Set in 1996 in an American high school, it is due to hit the streaming service in a month when it will evoke all your memories of your favourite TV shows and teen movies.

Image caption Peyton Kenny and Jahi Di'Allo Winston in 'Everything Sucks'

Nineteen-ninety-six; the year of Spice Girls and Alanis Morissette, 'Mission: Impossible' and 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch'. And while it may seem in hindsight like we had the best music, the best films and the best TV shows, as a matter of fact everything sucked.

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Charlie Brooker Likens Technology In 'Black Mirror' Dating Episode To Spotify

By Holly Mosley in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17 January 2018

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He opens up about the themes and inspiration behind season 4.

Charlie Brooker opens up about his inspiration for the latest season of 'Black Mirror' in a series of featurettes exploring what he was trying to achieve with each story. For the 'Hang the DJ' episode, for example, he drew parallels with music streaming service Spotify.

Image caption Charlie Brooker at the BAFTAs

In a new featurette for Netflix, the creator of this intense drama series explains the idea behind 'Hang the DJ'; the fourth episode from the fourth season of 'Black Mirror' which has been streaming since the end of December.

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Amazingly, Netflix's 'Bright' Is Getting A Sequel

By Stephanie Chase in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 03 January 2018

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The critically-panned fantasy cop drama is coming back.

Netflix has greenlit a sequel to ‘Bright’, the fantasy cop drama directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis.

The film, which cost $90 million to make, hit the streaming service in December and was immediately panned by critics and endured a roasting by viewers on Twitter.

But despite the negative press, an average of 11 million Netflix users streamed the film in its first three days of release.

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Girlfriend Or Victim? Psychopath James Must Decide In Netflix's 'The End Of The F**king World'

By Holly Mosley in Movies / TV / Theatre on 03 January 2018

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What do you do when you fall in love in with a psychopath?

Netflix is set to release what is probably one of the more unusual coming-of-age love stories in television history; 'The End of the F**king World'. It's a story about a couple of teens who get together in extremely unlikely circumstances, while both struggling with extreme mental health problems.

Image caption Alex Lawther in 'The End of the F***ing World'

The new trailer for this dark rom-com series sees Alex Lawther, star of 'Black Mirror' and 'The Imitation Game', play a 17-year-old psychopath named James who decides he wants to murder someone, only to meet the remarkably obnoxious Alyssa - played by Jessica Barden from 'Penny Dreadful' - who obviously has a serious borderline personality disorder.

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Netflix Reveal Premiere Date For 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Season 2

By Daniel Falconer in Movies / TV / Theatre on 01 January 2018

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The show's official Twitter account became rife with clues.

Known to many as a dramatic series of novels for youngsters, before it made its way to the big screen and then just last year Netflix as an original TV series, 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' tells one of the wackiest stories to have dropped in the modern day.

Image caption Neil Patrick Harris will return as Count Olaf

Starring the likes of Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes and Presley Smith in the respective roles of Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire - also known as the Baudelaire orphans - the show is narrated by Patrick Warburton in the role of the original book's author, Lemony Snicket, whilst Neil Patrick Harris brings eccentric villain Count Olaf to life.

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Your Holiday Netflix Guide To New Releases

By Holly Mosley in Movies / TV / Theatre on 24 December 2017

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The top five things to watch during the festive season.

If you've exhausted almost the entirety of Netflix and are wondering how you're going to spend your Christmas holidays, don't despair. There's a handful of series premieres and movies coming up that will no doubt keep you entertained. Or you can just watch 'Home Alone' and 'Die Hard' again...

Image caption Will Smith and Joel Edgerton in 'Bright'

OUT NOW: Bright - It's just been released but hopefully you've been too busy with last minute Christmas shopping and pre-Christmas social gatherings to have managed to check it out yet. If that's the case, it's worth a look this week; starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton as cops, it follows a futuristic LA community where human beings are forced to share their world with orcs, elves and other fantasy creatures. But crime is rife in this multi-species world.

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Netflix Announce Premiere Date For Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' Season 2

By Daniel Falconer in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10 December 2017

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Arguably Marvel's most exciting Netflix series is set to make its return in 2018.

Krysten Ritter did an incredible job of bringing Marvel hero Jessica Jones to life when the Netflix original series 'Jessica Jones' made its way onto the streaming platform back in 2015, and with a second season almost immediately commissioned by the company, fans can now plan their binge-viewing around an official premiere date in 2018.

Image caption Krysten Ritter makes her return as Jessica Jones in 2018

Netflix took to their various social media accounts, as well as the show's official Twitter to announce the news, posting a video that would end with the announcement and showed a premiere date for season 2 of March 8, 2018. You can see the tweet along with the video below:

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'Stranger Things' Star Says Season 3 Probably Won't Arrive Until 2019

By Daniel Falconer in Movies / TV / Theatre on 09 December 2017

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David Harbour admits that the show takes "a long time" to do.

The success of Netflix original series 'Stranger Things' is undeniable. Creators Ross and Matt Duffer, otherwise known as The Duffer Brothers, have brought to the small screen one of the most infectious and addictive shows of the modern day. With twists around every corner, references to the 80s and some of the best acting from young actors anyone has ever seen, the compelling show has found millions of fans all around the globe.

David Harbour will return to the role of Hopper in 'Stranger Things' S3

Following the series' second season which debuted on Netflix a little earlier this year, talk has of course turned to what we should expect from the confirmed third outing, and when exactly that season will premiere. Though some thought it would arrive in 2018, it now looks as if a busy schedule will push it back until some point in 2019.

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Netflix Reveal 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Launch Date And Trailer

By Daniel Falconer in Movies / TV / Theatre on 06 December 2017

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The show will be making its return before the end of the year.

This year is going to be wrapped up with a brand new season of Charlie Brooker's Netflix original series 'Black Mirror', with the streaming service announcing the show will be launching all of its new season 4 episodes on Friday, December 29, 2017. A new trailer for the season was also unveiled, which you can check out below:

Six episodes make up the new season, with a whole host of big name stars including Jesse Plemons, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jimmi Simpson, Cristin Milioti, Aldis Hodge, Maxine Peake, Andrea Riseborough, Letitia Wright and Michaela Coel.

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Netflix Confirm 'House Of Cards' Season 6 Will Go Ahead With Robin Wright

By Daniel Falconer in Movies / TV / Theatre on 05 December 2017

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The series will conclude with a limited eight-episode final season.

Ever since the sexual harassment and assault allegations surrounding Kevin Spacey came to light, many have been wondering about the future of Netflix original series 'House of Cards'. The actor has to-date led the show through five seasons as the charming yet dangerous Frank Underwood, helping tell one of the streaming service's most popular stories, which takes place right in the middle of the White House.

Robin Wright and Patricia Clarkson in the fifth season of 'House of Cards'

Production on the sixth season of the show was halted following the allegations levelled at Spacey, with a portion of fans wondering if what was then called the final season in the series would even go ahead at all. Fortunately, it would seem Netflix and the staff working on the show have enough faith in the rest of the cast to see the show continue.

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The premiere of Netflix's 'Sandy Wexler' held at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 6th April 2017

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos with his daughter Sarah Sarandos at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 25th February 2017

Liv Hewson at the Los Angeles premiere of Netflix's 'Santa Clarita Diet' - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 1st February 2017

Christopher Backus at the The Weinstein Company And Netflix Golden Globes After Party held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 8th January 2017

Vicky Jeudy - Netflix's 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 4 - New York City Premiere at SVA Theatre 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 16th June 2016