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What’s New to Stream on Hulu for July 2019

Hulu has been stuck in the third place position when it comes to movie streaming behind Netflix and Amazon Prime because most people still see them strictly as a home for next-day television. They have movies too, though, and more than a few of them are gems that make Hulu a destination beyond last night’s […]

What’s New to Stream on Amazon Prime for July 2019

Amazon Prime is the only streaming service with a cost that also gets you free shipping, and that my friends is a deal. They’re in the Original programming game, but their biggest offering remains the ton of films available to watch anytime for Prime members. The complete list of titles hitting Amazon Prime this month […]

What’s Next for the ‘Stranger Things’ Cast?

Another season of Stranger Things has come and left us with plenty to ponder. However, we might have to wait a while until our questions are answered. Season 3 left us with a cliffhanger that will have people talking for quite some time. But with no date as to when to expect the next chapter […]

It’s a Good Time to Fall in Love With Florence Pugh

Within the first few minutes of Midsommar, Ari Aster‘s sophomore film, it becomes evident exactly why Florence Pugh was cast. Pugh stars as Dani, a young woman who, even before embarking on an ill-fated trip to Sweden, is shouldering a great deal of responsibility and is visibly out of her depth. Her family life is complicated […]

Shot by Shot with the ‘Knives Out’ Trailer

At two minutes and fifteen seconds, the first trailer for Knives Out immediately forces us to rearrange our most anticipated movies of 2019 list. The cast is impossible to ignore, and you must stop to pick your jaw off the floor once Daniel Craig‘s coin ceases its seemingly endless flip at the end here. Joining […]

‘Stranger Things’ is Back and All Grown Up

For the past two seasons, Netflix’s Stranger Things has served the masses a perfect slice of ’80s-inspired sci-fi nostalgia. It was scary, but not so scary it couldn’t be watched as a family. It was laced with throwbacks for the parents and had a charming tween cast that drew in young viewers. It was a […]

The Perfect Timing of ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

It was a Saturday in early April, and I found myself blinking away tears at 7 a.m. while on a bus driving through Connecticut. My phone was tilted long-ways in my palm, and Rachel Bloom, co-creator and star of the sweet and subversive musical comedy series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, had just uttered her last line as […]

Watch ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home,’ Then Watch These Movies

You’ve seen Spider-Man: Homecoming, and then you watched all my recommendations for what to view next. You’ve seen Avengers: Endgame, and then you watched all my recommendations for what to view next. Now it’s time to go see Spider-Man: Far From Home, a direct sequel to both of those big Marvel Cinematic Universe installments, and […]

What’s New to Stream on Netflix for July 2019

Some people spend their days arguing over the merits of Netflix, but the rest of us are too busy enjoying new movies, engaging series, and fun specials. It’s just one more way to re-watch the movies we already love and find new ones to cherish, and this month sees some of both hitting the service. The […]

The Biggest Hits and Misses at the 2019 Box Office So Far

For more in this series, check out our Mid-Year Report archives. Midway into 2019, Disney is having a great year. The rest of the movie studios, not so much. And the industry as a whole is struggling in spite of the fact that one of the top-grossing movies of all time made its debut in […]