Netflix Orders Will Arnett’s Newest Show, Flaked

Netflix Orders Will Arnett’s Newest Show, Flaked

Will Arnett, who you might recall as Gob from Arrested Development and as the voice of Batman from The Lego Movie has been greenlit for a solid eight episodes of his new comedy series Flaked on Netflix. Set in Venice, California, the show will follow the (mis)adventures of a self-appointed guru who starts to drown […]

 Alan Smithee

Must See TV in 2015

Must See TV in 2015

In an effort to round out the coverage around here, I’m taking it upon myself to become the TV show guru and bring you reviews, editorials, and news from the world of the small screen. In this regard, I’d like to humbly submit to you a list of shows that you should be on the […]

 Alan Smithee

Elvira Returns to Hulu

Elvira Returns to Hulu

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is headed to Hulu in a reboot of her classic Movie Macabre series. Starting on the 19th of October, she will be hosting “13 Nights of Elvira” where she will introduce and hopefully interrupt/lampoon the movies (if she follows the classic trend). So far they plan on showing Cannibal Women […]

 Ryan Thomason

Orange is the New Black – Season 2 Posters are out

Orange is the New Black – Season 2 Posters are out

Have you been waiting to hear from Litchfield? In anticipation of its highly-awaited second season premiere of Orange is the New Black on June 6, Netflix has released the first batch of never-before-seen Season 2 character posters of Alex, Nicky, Sophia, Lorna and Big Boo! Netflix also recently launched a first-ever series of never-before-seen interviews […]

 Alan Smithee

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist – Trailer

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist – Trailer

I know, I know, what you’re saying to yourself is probably something along the lines of “yay another Ken/Ryu history lesson”, but listen…not everyone has watched all of the same obscure anime, VCDs, or has played every single game since the series first began oh so many years ago. Not everyone is burnt out on […]

 Alan Smithee

Is a Netflix Price Hike Imminent?

Is a Netflix Price Hike Imminent?

In short, yes. Netflix, as much of a decently priced necessary evil that they are has been toying around with the thought of raising their monthly subscription costs (currently at $7.99 for streaming only accounts) to offset the issues raised with the ruling on net neutrality and their ever expanding library of great content. In […]

 Alan Smithee

Barbarella Series Headed to Amazon

Barbarella Series Headed to Amazon

Gaumont International Television has begun the proceedings to produce a pilot of the 1968 cult classic Barbarella as a TV series to debut on the Amazon streaming service. Ok, for those that don’t know anything about the nearly 50 year old movie (Christ, that sentence hurt). It features Jane Fonda at her best sent to […]

 Alan Smithee

Go Ahead, Share That HBO Go Account

Go Ahead, Share That HBO Go Account

In a very forward thinking way, HBO just showed the rest of the industry how it should be done. Richard Pleper, CEO of HBO said in a recent interview that: “It presents the brand to more and more people and gives them an opportunity, hopefully, to become addicted to it. What we’re in the business […]

 Alan Smithee

Marco Polo – Netflix’s New Series

Marco Polo – Netflix’s New Series

The Weinstein Company has taken the helm of producing a new series for Netflix, one that will be taking us all the way back to 13th Century China as we follow the legendary explorer Marco Polo on his travels. The show is said to have all of the elements that make up a good period-piece […]

 Alan Smithee

Netflix is Bringing Lilyhammer Back for Season 3

Netflix is Bringing Lilyhammer Back for Season 3

The Norway centered crime drama will be back for its third season later this year which is great news to those of us who can’t get enough of Netflix’s steady stream of great original content. The second season became available last month and I’m a good chunk of the way through it after <a href=”http://watchplayread.com/hemlock-grove-review-3/“>finishing […]

 Alan Smithee

Hemlock Grove – Review

Hemlock Grove – Review

Have you ever known a time where you hear about a new series and are hesitant to watch it for some unknown reason? Yeah that’s my problem too but eventually I end up kicking myself in the ass down the road because I was missing out. In all honesty, if it weren’t for the dead-time […]

 Jasen

DVD New Releases — Tuesday January, 7th 2014

DVD New Releases — Tuesday January, 7th 2014

New Release to DVD, Blu-ray, and Instant Video: Week of January 6, 2014 Check out the new DVD’s out this week and help support WatchPlayRead by buying one of these titles from our affiliate. All you have to do is simply click the “Buy now” of which ever format you want, under which movie you […]

 Alan Smithee

Netflix Testing 4K Streaming

Netflix Testing 4K Streaming

If you really wanted to, you could stream some 4K test footage via Netflix right now…if you’ve got the TV to handle it.

 Jasen

Room 237 Now Available To Watch On SundanceNOW!

Room 237 Now Available To Watch On SundanceNOW!

I personally have been waiting for this movie for awhile now. This is a can’t miss for any true fan of horror, or cinema in general!

 Alan Smithee

Ranma ½ is Back!

Ranma ½ is Back!

One of my favorite anime and manga series is getting a relaunch from VIZ and I couldn’t be happier!

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