The December 2018 premiere of Netflix’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch offered consumers a new way to influence the entertainment they’re watching. Netflix has a growing list of choose-your-own-adventure movies.
Black subscribers will now be able to choose which content they prefer, and pay a monthly rate according to their personal taste in TV.
Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It’s a thing, a very awesome thing. One of the most unlikely-sounding comic crossovers (and also one of the better ones) is getting an animated movie called… Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Obviously. And before you decide that we’re bats to be highly excited about this DC Animated crossover film, you should probably click on the ...[Read More]
"It's show time" seems to suggest that we're looking at something television-related. Like a brand new video streaming service, perhaps? Certainly it's more likely than a movie or theatre production announcement, which would be more likely to use the world 'showtime' on the announcement. In our completely unscientific assessment of the invitation (above), that is.
Though it’s not exactly unexpected, it’s nonetheless still a pity — Netflix has officially canned its last two Marvel offerings. Both The Punisher and Jessica Jones are no more, joining Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders on the list of toys Disney wants to keep for itself. Speaking to The Verge, a Netflix spokesperson said “Marvel’s The Punisher will not ret...[Read More]
If you haven’t jumped onto the 4K bandwagon, your time might be running short. LG and Sony have taken some time at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to show off their spiffiest 8K TV sets. But, in contrast to the fact that that many pixels on a smaller screen is kinda pointless, all of these super-high res TVs are also pretty super-sized. As will be, we expect, their prices w...[Read More]
Just a week after Netflix vowed to invest in African content, they’ve announced they’re funding a proudly South African series starring Pearl Thusi called Queen Sono. This will be the first Netflix Original show made in South Africa, by South Africans. For this one they’re collaborating with two stars from local film Catching Feelings, Pearl Thusi and Kagiso Ledge, with Lediga also occupying...[Read More]
You know how this goes — someone gives us something to give away, and we give it away. With (almost) no strings attached. Our latest stringless wonder is a fine set of Netflix gift cards. Twenty of them, to be precise, worth R250 each. And we’re giving each one of them to a different winner, so they can Netflix and whatever for at least a month. Possibly two and a bit, if you’re ...[Read More]