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Critical Condition: Unsolved: Tupac & Biggie

Unsolved: Tupac & Biggie | Netflix, from Monday ➢ “In the more than 20 years since two of the most influential hip-hop artists in history were gunned down, there have been documentaries, books, biopics, and extensive articles about Tupac Shakur, Biggie Smalls, and the East Coast–West Coast rivalry that escalated around their deaths. A limited […]

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Critical Condition: Marcella (S2)

Marcella | Netflix, from today ➢ “She is back. Marcella, with a ‘ch’ sound in the middle. Anna Friel giving it everything, entertainingly and very watchably, as an unlikely and very uncoplike cop, remember? Who has blackout episodes in which she becomes angry and violent … You may remember from the first series that Marcella […]

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New to Netflix in June

November 13: Attack on Paris (1/6/2018) Survivors and first responders share tales of horror, kindness and bravery that unfolded in Paris amid the deadly terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015. You Me Her: Season 3 (1/6/2018) Emma, Jack and Izzy face big decisions about parenthood, their careers and whether they’re meant to be together. Marcella: […]

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New to Lightbox in June

Fans of the sweet, low-key BBC comedy Mum will have to subscribe to Lightbox to see the second series. Spark’s streaming service has picked it up after TVNZ 1 dropped the show because of disappointing ratings for the first series. The six half-hour episodes will stream from June 11; if you haven’t seen the first […]

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Lightbox Sheds Light on 4K Oversight

Lightbox overhauled its TV streaming service today to introduce two subscriber plans and add more than 400 HD movies for rental — but nothing in 4K. HD library titles cost $5.99 and HD new releases $7.99. The pricing is the same as for other Transactional Video On Demand (TVOD) services, like Stuff Pix and YouTubeRed, […]

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Critical Condition: Below the Surface

Below the Surface | Lightbox, from Tuesday ➢ “Thrilling from the off, this Danish crime drama set in Copenhagen opens with the hijacking of a subway train where 15 members of the public are taken hostage by a group of captors (political affiliation unknown) asking for €4m. A counter-terrorism taskforce led by Philip Norgaard (Johannes […]

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Giant of a Law Drama to Return

Season two of Amazon Prime’s 4K courtroom drama, Goliath, will premiere on June 15. Created by David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, Boston Legal) and Jonathan Shapiro (The Practice), Goliath was the top binged first season of a US-produced Prime Original series ever over its first ten days. It also won Billy Bob Thornton, who plays […]

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New to Neon in June

Next month Sky’s streaming service Neon will add the latest seasons of Billions, Versailles, Nashville and Younger. All three seasons of Billions will stream from June 28, S3 of Versailles from June 13 (a day after its SoHo premiere), and S5 of Younger and the resumption of S6 of Nashville from June 10. Also new […]

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Amazon Resurrects American Gods

  Season two of American Gods, which can be streamed on Amazon Prime and viewed on Sky’s SoHo, has started production (view video here). It will introduce new characters and stream in 2019, along with another Neil Gaiman adaptation that Amazon Prime has commissioned, Good Omens. Amazon Prime’s also ordered a second season of Tom Clancy’s […]

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Other Reasons Why You Should Watch Netflix

Netflix today announced season two of its controversial youth drama 13 Reasons Why will premiere globally on May 18. It follows other recent announcements about returning and commissioned series, including the season two premiere of female wrestling romp GLOW on June 29. A few days earlier, production of Dark’s second season will start in Berlin, while […]

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