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Netflix just announced a Witcher anime movie

Netflix just announced a Witcher anime movie

It looks like Netflix may very well be all-in on The Witcher. Not only did the streaming service green light the second season its live-action show before the first season even premiered, but now it's making an animated movie set in The Witcher universe. Details are still slim at this point, but what we do know should be enough to get fans of the live-action show excited.

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Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back – Evolution arrives on Netflix next month

Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back – Evolution arrives on Netflix next month

Back in 2018, The Pokemon Company revealed that it was making a CGI remake of the first Pokemon movie, Mewtwo Strikes Back. Among the 20 or so Pokemon movies, Mewtwo Strikes Back is arguably the most well known, as it debuted in theaters in 1999, when Pokemania had grabbed seemingly every child in the western world. At the time it was revealed, the remake was only confirmed for Japan, but we learned today that it's been localized for the US as well.

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Netflix’s Altered Carbon returns for season two in February

Netflix’s Altered Carbon returns for season two in February

Altered Carbon, the drama Netflix ordered in 2016 and premiered on its platform in 2018, will return for a second season in February, the company has announced. The team behind the series has shared a teaser for the second season on Twitter, though it doesn't reveal much information about what fans can expect. As with the first season, viewers will be able to binge-watch the next season.

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Ben and Jerry’s teams with Netflix to launch new Chill’d ice cream

Ben and Jerry’s teams with Netflix to launch new Chill’d ice cream

Popular ice cream company Ben and Jerry's has teamed up with Netflix to launch a new themed ice cream product called "Netflix & Chill'd," including a non-dairy frozen dessert version of the product. A total of three "Netflix and Chill'd" products have been launched, each of them featuring the same peanut butter and salty pretzel flavor. The company teases that additional Netflix flavors may be launched, as well.

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2020 Oscar nominations: Joker, Netflix’s The Irishman go big

2020 Oscar nominations: Joker, Netflix’s The Irishman go big

The 92nd Academy Awards are nearly upon us, but before the awards show can actually be held, we need to know the nominees. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced all of the nominees in a live streamed presentation today. Fans of Joker will definitely be pleased with the list, as the movie netted itself 11 nominations.

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Netflix’s cheaper mobile-only plan may launch in more markets

Netflix’s cheaper mobile-only plan may launch in more markets

Though TVs are still the predominant method used to watch content at home, smartphones have introduced an element of competition, particularly among younger viewers. The amount of content consumed using mobile handsets has skyrocketed in recent years, spurring the short-form video market and paving the way for new types of video services like the upcoming Quibi. For its part, Netflix has used this trend to rake in new customers.

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What’s going on with Netflix on Switch anyway?

What’s going on with Netflix on Switch anyway?

The Switch is quickly closing in on its third birthday and, therefore, the beginning of its fourth year on shelves. The console has enjoyed a lot of success over these past three years, not only in terms of sales but also in the number of excellent games that have launched for it. After the abysmal failure that was the Wii U, Nintendo bounced back with the Switch and now it seems unstoppable.

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Starting next month, it’s going to be very difficult to stream Friends

Starting next month, it’s going to be very difficult to stream Friends

Friends, one of the most popular sitcoms from the 1990s, will be very hard to stream starting next month. As we've expected for months, the sitcom will disappear from Netflix's library on January 1, 2020, when the service's rights to the show end. Friends will eventually make a return to on-demand streaming via the HBO Max service, but it will take around five months for that to happen.

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Stranger Things pinball machine is impressive and expensive

Stranger Things pinball machine is impressive and expensive

Since Stranger Things is set in the 1980s, the characters that show centers on would be pretty familiar with arcades and, more specifically, pinball. It only makes sense, then, that Stranger Things would get its own pinball machine here in 2019. Yes indeed, manufacturers are still making new pinball machines, but these days they're as much a luxury item as they are arcade machines, so if you want to own this, expect to pay a pretty penny.

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Two pirates plead guilty in running the US’ largest illegal streaming services

Two pirates plead guilty in running the US’ largest illegal streaming services

Piracy may be a debated topic in some contexts and regions but there's no escaping the fact that it is illegal in many countries. You may argue all you want against capitalism, fair use, ownership, and other factors but when you're running a large streaming service for pirated content and earning millions from it, it's not really a matter of fighting for the little folk anymore. Perhaps knowing that the gig is up, two men from Las Vegas have pleaded guilty to being part of the country's biggest pirated streaming operation, trying to make a deal for a lesser sentence than they would have been given if convicted.

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The Office Netflix exit begins with full Threat Level Midnight

The Office Netflix exit begins with full Threat Level Midnight

The movie "Threat Level Midnight" from The Office is now available for viewing in its entirety for the first time EVER. This movie was included in clips in an episode of The Office, cut apart by the episode in which the main characters of the show react to what's shown in the movie. It's a masterpiece - and it's just one of SIX new clips released by The Office's official PR group here at the tail end of 2019.

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Netflix’s The Irishman was streamed millions of times during its first week

Netflix’s The Irishman was streamed millions of times during its first week

Netflix is boasting about how many accounts streamed its The Irishman original movie in its first week. This is the latest example of Netflix selectively revealing viewership numbers related to one of its original pieces, bucking its usual trend of keeping the numbers private. In addition to the official number, Netflix gives us its performance prediction over the next couple of weeks.

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