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Netflix’s Persuasion director responds to trailer backlash

Dakota Johnson in PersuasionScreenshot: Netflix; YouTube Poor Persuasion. Try as anyone might, adaptations of Jane Austen‘s final novel tend to leave fans dissatisfied. Based on the strong reaction to the trailerit seems like Netflix’s latest attempt is destined for the same fate, although director Carrie Cracknell hopes you’ll at least give the full film a …

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Stranger Things Running Up That Hill Sequence VFX Breakdown

Running up that hill with Max on Stranger Things.Screenshot: Netflix A lot happens in the first half of Stranger Things Vol. 4, but the things most people are talking about take place in the fourth episode, “Dear Billy.” That episode itself is jam-packed with huge moments and revelations but it ‘s the ending sequence, which …

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Umbrella Academy showrunner wants to end the series after season 4

The Umbrella AcademyPhoto: Netflix Netflix’s weirdo superhero family show The Umbrella Academy just released its third season a few days ago, but showrunner and creator Steve Blackman says the end of the show is in sight… assuming Netflix lets The Umbrella Academy go out on its own terms, rather than senselessly canceling it early to …

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Stranger Things Creators Offer Update on Stephen King’s The Talisman Adaptation

When Stranger Things first premiered in the summer of 2016, creators Ross and Matt Duffer frequently talked about their two big influences, the two Steves, Steven Spielberg and Stephen King. The brothers have the chance to take their love for King / Spielberg to the next level however, having previously become attached to a project …

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20 Stranger Things you never knew about Kate Bush

Known for her ethereal vocals, expressive dancing and poetic lyrics, the evergreen Kate Bush is being discovered by a new generation. It comes nearly half a century since she began writing chart hits as a teenager, after Netflix used her song Running Up That Hill in its award-winning 1980s sci-fi drama, Stranger Things. It’s believed …

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Netflix lays off 300 more employees, confirms ad-supported tier is coming

Netflix co-CEO Ted SarandosPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The belt-tightening phase/ potential freefall of Netflix continues apace this week, as two separate news updates collide to sketch out where the streaming service’s head is at these days: On the one hand, confirmation from co-CEO Ted Sarandos that the company’s long-rumored ad-supported subscription tier is finally …

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New On Netflix July 2022: ‘Persuasion,’ ‘Virgin River’ And More

Calling all Jane Austen fans! Netflix is ​​due to add more than 100 shows and movies in July, including a new adaptation of Austen’s latest novel, “Persuasion.” Starring Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis and Henry Goulding, the period film will premiere on Netflix on July 15. Other new original movies out next month include the spy …

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