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  • Does Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ strike a chord?

    For any popular book to screen adaptation with an already existing fanbase, there is always a risk of either enraging or disappointing fans of the original source material or confusing new viewers. Netflix’s new fantasy series, Shadow and Bone, takes that risk and takes it a step further by having Leigh Burdugo, the author of the bestselling “Grisha” trilogy and “Six of Crows” duology, upon which the show is based, as an executive producer. Burdugo, along with show developer Eric Heisserer, took this already enriched fantasy world filled with magic and mayhem and brought it to life for the audience brilliantly.

  • Deep-Rooted Hinduphobia: Case filed against Netflix in India

    Alleging that Netflix, a US-based online streaming service, is "defaming Hindus and India" through its shows, a member of the Shiv Sena IT Cell filed a police complaint in India's Mumbai.

  • Why you need to watch Netflix's 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before'

    I watched 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before' a day after it came out on Netflix this month, and felt like it was a day well spent. I recommended it to all my friends and anyone who loves teen romantic comedies right after.

  • 'Sacred Games'

    This July, international streaming service Netflix dropped its first Indian original series, Sacred Games, the Mumbai mob story based on the acclaimed book by Vikram Chandra.

  • Should Netflix films be in Oscar contention?

    Since Netflix began distributing movies, the industry has been rife with contention about whether such films deserve the same recognition as traditional, theatrically released films, particularly when it comes to the Academy Awards.

  • Netflix eyeing Keanu Reeves for superhero film

    Netflix has been focusing more and more on films in recent years, and one of these projects is a superhero movie that the streaming giant is recruiting some talent for.

  • “Stranger Things” renewed for Season 3 at Netflix

    The streaming giant has renewed the Duffer brothers' breakout hit “Stranger Things” for a third season. A return date has not yet been determined for the supernatural drama about the happenings brimming beneath the surface of a small American town.

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    Two Farooki films land on Netflix

    Netflix, a company that started out as a DVD sale and rental service in 1997, has become one of the biggest players in visual entertainment globally, becoming the top on-demand streaming services for films and TV content, as well as a major player in content production.

  • Shahrukh, Aamir spotted together again

    Bollywood heavyweights, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, spend some Khan time together with global internet TV network Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings and his team in Mumbai.

  • Trailer: 'Stranger Things' stars Winona Ryder in 80s supernatural thriller

    Strange things don't happen in the quiet American town of Hawkins, Indiana -- until they do in this trailer for Netflix's July 15 eight-episode series about a supernatural disappearance.

  • Jane Fonda needed therapy, acting coach to make Netflix show

    Jane Fonda says the challenges of episodic television made her seek counseling.

  • Valentine’s Day, tech, love

    5 ways you can show your Valentine’s Day love through tech

    If you accept the axiom “opposites attract” then it stands to reason that, often, one person in a relationship is the technophile while the other is the technophobe.

  • Netflix blocked by Indonesia in censorship row

    Indonesia's biggest internet service provider blocks Netflix, upsetting its move into the country.

  • Netflix shares jump as customers numbers surge

    Video-streaming company Netflix says its customer numbers have surged more than expected last quarter, sending its US-listed shares up as much as 8% in after hours trading.

  • Netflix cracks down on proxy streaming

    Video-streaming giant Netflix has said it is going to stop subscribers from using internet proxies to view content not available in their home countries.

  • Netflix comes to Bangladesh

    Streaming pioneer Netflix significantly expanded its global footprint making its Internet TV service available in 130 new markets, including Bangladesh.

  • Netflix comes to Bangladesh!

    Streaming pioneer Netflix significantly expands its global footprint to 190 countries, making its Internet TV service available in 130 new markets including Bangladesh.

  • Game of Thrones breaks Emmy record

    Game of Thrones picked up a record-breaking 12 awards, including best drama series at this year's Emmys in Los Angeles.

  • Everest epic gets Venice film fest off on a high note

    "Everest", an account of a 1996 disaster on the world's most famous mountain, got the 72nd Venice film under way on a high note.

  • US box office receipts on course to set record

    2015 is on course to be the biggest grossing year in movie history in the United States and worldwide.

  • Anupam Kher happy to part of American series 'Sense8'

    Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who will feature in Netflix's series Sense8 is elated over joining the team of the American fiction drama.

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