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Oscar season has only just come to a close, but Netflix is said to be already eyeing up a potential candidate for next year's run. Deadline reports that the streaming service has got its hands on Beasts Of No Nation, a film led by True Detective director Cary Fukunaga that stars Luther (and Pacifi...

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Even if you're slow-burning instead of binging on House of Cards, you'll still need a few backups once you're through with Frank & Claire Underwood's world domination tour. Netflix has revealed release dates for most of its summer (winter in Australia) programming, ready to keep you inside whe...

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It's been too long since we had lovable psychopath Frank Underwood in our lives, which is why it's so good to see him back on Netflix. The third season of House of Cards is now available on the streaming service, although eagle-eyed viewers may have caught the first episode when it leaked on Febru...

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Netflix isn't slowing down its efforts to win your kids' attention... if anything, it's ramping things up. The streaming service just unveiled five child-friendly shows that will arrive over the course of the next year. The first is a big one -- Netflix will offer a 26-episode reboot of Inspector ...

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Netflix's more serious movie-length productions have typically been documentaries, but the streaming video service is apparently ready to branch out. It just acquired Jadotville, a historical "war thriller" recreating a UN battalion's fight against overwhelming Congolese forces. While you may not ...

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CBS just announced its earnings for 2014, including $3.68 billion in revenue for Q4 (all those episodes of NCIS pay off, apparently), but its always-talkative CEO Les Moonves provided most of the interesting information. According to the NY Post's Clair Atkinson, he has confirmed that CBS has a de...

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We don't know why, but the third season of House of Cards popped up on Netflix today, well ahead of the planned February 27th release date. It appears to be gone again now (our stream of episode one is still going until Netflix rips it from our cold, dead browser tab) but that's the life of online...

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Two months after the United States renewed diplomatic ties with Cuba, Netflix is planting a flag on the island. A subscription requires an internet connection and starts at $8, the same as in the US and even across Latin America, where Netflix counts 5 million members since 2011. However, these re...

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Netflix recently announced it's raising $1.5 billion to fund new content, and a new rumor suggests one of the projects it could spend that dough on. The Wall Street Journal says the streaming company is working with Nintendo to develop a live action Legend of Zelda series -- just in time for that ...

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Score yet another big original programming win for Netflix: Baz Luhrmann's first-ever TV series, The Get Down, will be premiering on the company's streaming service next year. The show's also right in the Moulin Rouge director's musical wheelhouse. It's set in 1970's New York City, and follows the...

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During Netflix's last earnings call executives announced plans to reach 200 countries (up from the 50 or so currently served) over the next two years, and now CNBC's Julia Boorstin is hearing that will include Japan by this fall. Hulu actually beat Netflix there back in 2011, but sold off its serv...

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If you're a big fan of comedy specials that are unique Netflix, the latest from the man behind Parks and Recreation's Tom Haverford is on the way. On March 6th, Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden will premiere at 12:01 AM PT. The title is another Netflix original from Ansari, whose first, ...

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Once you've won the hearts of a planet as the dashing lead in a science fantasy show, you're faced with the lingering specter of typecasting. One actor who has managed to avoid such perils is David Tennant, who has thrown himself into any - and every - role imaginable to avoid being known as just ...

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If there's one thing that America loves more than Netflix, it's movies where Adam Sandler sits around in loungewear cracking wise with Kevin James. It was back in October that the streaming company decided to give the public what it needed, teaming up with the actor's production company to knock o...

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As promised, the movie Kim Jong Un preferred you didn't see is now available if you have a Netflix subscription (and an account in US or Canada). Whether or not watching The Interview is a good idea is still a matter of taste/importance, but at this point it really couldn't get any easier (at leas...

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Last year at the Sundance Film Festival Mark Duplass implored indie filmmakers to "get their goddamn movies on Netflix" and this year, it's clear he'll be doing more of that. At this year's festival, Netflix announced it has a four-picture deal with Mark (The League) and Jay Duplass (Transparent) ...

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