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'Self Made' Tells the Tale of How Black Pioneer Madam C.J. Walker Came to Be – Review

Did you know that the first self-made female millionaire was a Black woman? Madam C.J. Walker paved the way for the entrepreneurship of women of color while collaborating with and representing the African American community. The Netflix original miniseries Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker tells the remarkable story of how she earned her title. I […]

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Sundance 2020: The Coming-of-Age Story Breaks New Ground in ‘Cuties’ – Review

Out of all the films Netflix is premiering at Sundance this year, Cuties is among the more valiant. The French production is unconventional in comparison to the Hollywood standard. Cuties follows the maturing exploitations of Amy, a daughter of Senegalese immigrants newly moved into the low-class suburbs of France. Maïmouna Doucouré makes this her feature directorial debut – her short film […]

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Marvel’s ‘Iron Fist’ Cancelled by Netflix

That’s right guys, Netflix has officially given the ax to one of their Marvel-based series’, Iron Fist.  It is currently unclear how this decision to cancel the show will affect Marvel’s Defenders, a series which involves an entangled plot line with Luke Cage, Daredevil, and Jessica Jones, along with the characters and plot lines of Iron Fist. In a joint statement from the streaming giant […]

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Original Turkish Superhero/Fantasy Series ‘The Protector’ Coming to Netflix

Netflix has released footage for its first and all-new original Turkish series titled, The Protector. Described as a superhero fantasy, the series explores: “the epic adventure of Hakan, a young shopkeeper whose modern world gets turned upside down when he learns he’s connected to a secret, ancient order, tasked with protecting Istanbul”. Starring Cagatay Ulusoy, Ayca Aysin Turan, Hazar Erguclu and Okan […]

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Everything Coming and Leaving Netflix October 2018

September is coming to an end and everyone knows what that means. Netflix subscribers have gotten really good at adapting to the streaming service’s ever-rotating library of content. When a new month in the year rolls around, viewers prepare themselves for the gamble of gaining new great content, losing old favored content, and many times both. October is right around […]

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Tiya Sircar to Star in Netflix Film ‘Good Sam’

Actress Tiya Sircar, better known as the voice of Sabine in Star Wars Rebels and as Vicky in The Good Place, has been tapped to star in Netflix’ Original Film Good Sam, based on the mystery book series of the same name by Dete Meserve. Directed by Kate Melvill (Picture Day) and written by Meserve herself and Teena Booth (Cyberbully), the film will follow the story […]

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Netflix Coming and Going in September 2018

Another month passes by and more content will flood in and wash away from Netflix. The streaming service is constantly creating original content and gaining contracts to showcase popular films and television. Netflix is at a point where they are releasing originals like never before. Many are going to sweep in this September, but of course, this will come at […]

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Madam C.J. Walker Mini-Series Executive Produced By Octavia Spencer and LeBron James Coming to Netflix

Netflix is set to develop a new limited series about Madam C.J. Walker in an announcement made during this year’s Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. Based on a book published in 2002 by A’Lelia Bundles (Walker’s great-great-granddaughter), the series is set to explore “the untold and highly irreverent story of Black hair care pioneer and mogul Madam C.J. Walker […]

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Netflix Coming and Going in August 2018

July is now at an end and as we welcome August 2018 into our lives- an eager question floats in our heads. What is coming and leaving Netflix? We have all come to learn now that very few films and shows (besides Netflix originals) get to stay on the streaming service for long. Contracts eventually expire and with that, we […]

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‘Altered Carbon’ Renewed for Season 2 with Anthony Mackie as Lead

Netflix original Altered Carbon has officially been renewed for a second season, but some major changes have been made. Alison Schapker (Scandal, The Flash) has signed on as co-showrunner alongside Laeta Kalogridis. The sci-fi drama has also cast MCU’s Anthony Mackie in the leading role of Takeshi Kovacs. Mackie will be stepping in for Joel Kinnaman, who played the character during the first season. […]