Interview: BLAME!’s Hiroyuki Seshita and Tadahiro Yoshihira

The movie adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s BLAME! premieres worldwide on Netflix today and there’s just one thing that its co-directors want you to know: That this is a reboot of the original manga, scripted and storyboarded by Nihei himself. Don’t take that as a means of deflecting, um, blame, should ...

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The Witcher Saga is coming to Netflix with author Andrzej Sapkowski on board

The spotlight isn’t quite done with the grizzled Geralt of Rivia. Netflix are currently producing an English-language drama series based on The Witcher Saga, the collection of novels that spawned the now-beloved RPG franchise. The news release states that  Andrzej Sapkowski, the mind behind it all, is serving as creative consultant. The ...

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Netflix’s new thumbs up and down ratings system is more useful

Netflix’s five-star ratings system is an oft misunderstood one, and the streaming company is finally replacing it with a new thumbs up or down system. Starting today, you’ll be able to rate shows by giving them a thumbs up or down, which will help Netflix find similar recommendations for ...

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The ultimate Marvel TV binge

Unlike the many video game movies we’ve seen, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has won over fans and cinema-goers alike. The latter continues to highlight the summer release season, with this year’s slot dominated by the highly-anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Marvel’s victory at the box office has ...

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Netflix are on a roll with the anime and manga adaptations

Japanese pop-culture fans may find more reasons to stay by (or sign up for) Netflix at this rate. Last year, the online streaming service announced an anime film adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s Blame!, a ten-volume cyberpunk manga that ran from 1997 to 2003. Nobody’s going to complain against some ...

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Xbox Live Subscription No Longer Needed For Video Streaming Apps

Some of us still won't shell out for Xbox Live Gold Subscriptions, and have to live with the oddball restriction of needing to pay for one just to watch YouTube on the Xbox. Fortunately for those of us, Microsoft is dropping that prerequisite.

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