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Four Netflix originals are coming to the Criterion Collection

Sponsored Links Netflix There was a time when you probably wouldn’t even think of Netflix when discussing films that should be in The Criterion Collection. Now, the streaming giant has announced that four of its originals will be part of the film archive. The Irishman and Marriage Story are two of four, which doesn’t exactly …

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Vine co-founder launches a new 6-second video app: Byte

Sponsored Links Byte In 2017 Twitter pulled the plug on Vine, and left a community of extremely-short-form-video creators without a platform. Since then TikTok has flourished, but it’s still not the same thing. Vine cofounder Dom Hofmann has been teasing a sequel since late in 2017, and after months of being in closed beta, Byte …

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The Morning After: Motorola’s foldable Razr arrives February 6th

Sponsored Links Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Remember Motorola’s $1,500 high-concept phone? It was supposed to start the pre-order process last month. Now, after a brief delay, Motorola said you’ll be able to queue for the Razr beginning on Sunday, with shipments starting February 6th. The only question left is how many people will …

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Studio Ghibli has embraced streaming, and the world is better for it

The complete works of animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli are expensive. As a teenager, I would save up my woeful Subway paychecks and, every few months, proudly walk into the nearest HMV store to buy another movie by famed director Hayao Miyazaki. It was an agonizingly slow process. But I gradually built up my then-DVD collection …

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Disney+ is coming to Europe a week sooner than expected

If you live in Europe and you’ve been patiently waiting to (legally) get stuck into The Mandalorian, we have some good news. The launch date for the European launch of Disney+ has been brought forward by a week, the Walt Disney Company has confirmed, opening its doors in select countries from March 24th. Pricing has …

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What we’re listening to: Big|Brave and Beloved

In this installment of our audio IRL, managing editor Terrence O’Brien sings… er, types the praises of a band and a genre that isn’t for everyone. Senior news editor Billy Steele gets nostalgic for his glory days as one of his favorite bands is back together. Big|Brave Terrence O’BrienManaging Editor Big|Brave traffic in a particular …

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Radiohead’s online ‘library’ hosts rarities, art and merch

Sponsored Links Engadget/Radiohead It’s been difficult to track down all things Radiohead on the web for a while. Even though the group recently posted its entire catalog to YouTube, you’ve still had to search fan sites and other sources for every last little bit of art, video or merch. Now, however, you effectively have a …

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Apple unveils animated musical series from the creator of ‘Bob’s Burgers’

Sponsored Links Apple Apple is determined to pump up its TV+ service mere hours before the Screen Actors Guild Awards. It started by unveiling Central Park, an animated musical comedy series from Bob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard, fellow BB producer Nora Smith and Frozen‘s Josh Gad (who also helps produce). The series follows a family …

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Tremors turns 30, the most perfect B movie creature feature ever made

The first casualty: Edgar Deems (Sunshine Parker) Universal Pictures Val (Kevin Bacon) and Earl (Fred Ward) check with Doctor Jim (Conrad Bachmann) and his wife Megan (Bibi Besch) to determine Edgar’s cause of death Universal Pictures Old Fred (Michael Dan Wagner) becomes a graboid’s lunch. Universal Pictures Roadworkers Howard (John Goodwin) and Carmine (John Pappas) …

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After Math: All the shows (and games) fit to stream this season

Sponsored Links simpson33 via Getty Images It was a big week for broadcasters and their associated streaming services, with studios announcing which shows would be returning and which would be relegated to the dustbin of television history. Steve Martin and Martin Short will be starring in a new Hulu series while Watchmen Season 2 is …

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