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Get ready to transform: ‘Siege’ premieres on Netflix on July 30

Get ready to return to Cybertron. After defining the transforming robot genre, “Transformers” is back on screen, grittier and darker than ever. No, we’re not talking about more nonsensical Bayverse films–though “Bumblebee” was a very good reboot–we are talking back-to-basics animated robot badassery. On Juy 30, Netflix drops “Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy–Siege.” This 3D-animated …

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‘The Umbrella Academy’ season 2 drops its official trailer; streams July 31

If you want to talk about dysfunctional families, you do not get more dysfunctional than the Hargreeves of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy,” the 2019 mini-series based on the Dark Horse Comics book. Most people know Gerard Way as the flamboyant frontman for the bad My Chemical Romance. Way is also a lifelong comic book fan …

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A fab time with the Fab Five of “Queer Eye”

It’s just hours after Tan France officially became a US citizen and the “Queer Eye” fashion expert and the rest of the Fab Five—Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski and Karamo Brown—were on Zoom, talking to journalists from the Philippines.  Four days before this interview, the show’s fifth season started streaming on Netflix in …

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All aboard ‘Snowpiercer’ with Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly

What can a “Snowpiercer” TV series show us that we haven’t seen in Bong Joon-ho’s beloved film? Plenty, as it turns out.  For starters, while the movie’s plot happens 17 years after a global catastrophe, the series kicks off just seven years after. It’s an entirely different story with characters you haven’t seen before.  The …

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Bound for Netflix, comic book ‘TRESE’ gets a U.S. publisher

What do you do when you achieve the dream of a lifetime? When he was a child, Ferdinand Benedict “Budjette” Tan escaped into the pages of American comics, dreaming of those panels and the creative action within. But back in the 1990s, such dreams didn’t often come true when big comic book companies ruled the …

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Katherine Langford takes up the magic sword in Netflix’s ‘Cursed’ on July 17

In an innovative retelling of the Arthurian legends, Katherine Langford (Hannah Baker in “13 Reasons Why”) is Nimue, a Fey girl who finds a magic sword–yes, Excalibur–and is told she must hand it over at all costs to a man she does not know: Merlin (Gustaf Skarsgard of “Vikings”)–yes, that Merlin, but not the way …

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First images of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 2

Our favorite dysfunctional family is back . Netflix released its first images of the second season of the series “The Umbrella Academy”. The 10-part second season drops on July 31. We were introduced to Hargreeves family last season. In 1989, 43 women around the world suddenly give birth though they had never been pregnant. Eccentric …

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Talking to ‘The Lovebirds’ Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani

Paramount Pictures’ “The Lovebirds” made history as the first 2020 film that was pulled from theaters and sold to a streamer because of the coronavirus. The pandemic got in the way of its April 3 theatrical release and so the comedy, which stars Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick,” “Silicon Valley”) and Issa Rae (“The Misadventures …

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Charlize Theron is immortal in new ‘The Old Guard’ trailer

It sounds like someone who cannot die would make for the perfect soldier, wouldn’t it? Well, Andy (Charlize Theron) would be the perfect person to ask, considering she cannot die. In fact, every one of the misfit immortals in Andy’s band of high-priced mercenaries would be able to provide some perspective on the matter. Andy …

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Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season 2 drops on July 31

If you want to talk about dysfunctional families, you do not get more dysfunctional than the Hargreeves of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy,” the 2019 mini-series based on the Dark Horse Comics book. Most people know Gerard Way as the flamboyant frontman for the bad My Chemical Romance. Way is also a lifelong comic book fan …

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