Saturday, December 31, 2016

Best & Worst TV Series 2016 Year-End Review

Best & Worst of 2016
I watched ninety four TV seasons and mini-series this year. Here are my top 14 and bottom 10 picks for the year. This is based simply on what I watched this year, not on what was released this year.
Check out the previous year-end reviews.

The best pilot goes to The Night of (2016), while the rest of the show didn't quite live up to the first episodes, it's a good show. Read my review.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Fill the Void After Binging Netflix Video

How to Fill the Void After a Binge

Best & Worst Movies 2016 Year-End Review

Best & Worst of 2016
I posted at least two movie reviews every single week this year. That's right I didn't miss a single week. My highest one week mark was eleven movies.
Check out my previous reviews!

I watched two-hundred and fifty two movies this year. Here are my top 22 and bottom 14 picks for the year. This is based simply on the movies I watched this year, not on what was released this year.
Check out the previous year-end reviews.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Call My Agent! Review



Call My Agent! (2016-) 
Watch Call My Agent! on Netflix


The Netflix press release lists this as Ten Percent, but the Netflix site lists it as Call My Agent! Six episode French mini-series centered around talent agents and their clients. The agents get 10% of the actor's pay.

Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’? - Trailer

Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’? (2017)

Entourage Season 6 TV Review



Entourage (2004-2011) 
Season 6 - 12 episodes (2009)
Buy Entourage Season 6 on Amazon
Watch Entourage on Amazon - Free HBO 30-day Trial to Prime Members 

Movie star Vince Chase navigates the road to stardom with his agent and group of friends.

Season six isn't really about Vince. It's about Eric and Turtle's romantic relationships.

Also Watched - Rogue One, Aliens, Finding Dory, Genius



This week I watched Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Aliens, Finding Dory, Keanu, Genius

Fuller House Season 2 TV Review



Fuller House (2016-) 
Season 2 - 13 episodes (2016)
Watch Fuller House on Netflix

DJ Tanner-Fuller lives with her sister Stephanie, best friend Kimmy, and their kids in this spin off of the sitcom Full House.

Barry Movie Review



Barry (2016) 
Watch Barry on Netflix

In the fall of 1981, a young Barack Obama, known to his friends as Barry, begins his junior year at Columbia University. This fact based film explores race, culture, and identity.

Netflix NEWS 12.26.16



Netflix NEWS
Updates on Netflix original content releasing this week and the announcements from last week.

The OA Season 1 Review



The OA(2016-) 
Season 1 - 8 episodes (2016)
Watch The OA on Netflix

Having been missing seven years, a blind girl mysteriously returns, but now she can see. The events unfold over eight chapters. In the trailer the main character states she was present for "all of it." Though we don't know what "it" is. This certainly has the conspiracy vibes.

Spectral Movie Review



Spectral (2016) 
Watch Spectral on Netflix

An engineer and a military team infiltrate a war ravaged city where mysterious phantoms are killing civilians and soldiers.

Captive Mini-series Review



Captive (2016) 
Mini-series - 8 episodes (2016)
Watch Captive on Netflix

This documentary focuses on hostage and negotiation scenarios, following eight different people in eight different countries.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Ingobernable Netflix Series Will Release in March

Ingobernable (2017-)
Season 1 - 20 episodes (2017)

Travelers Season 1 Netflix Series Trailer

Travelers (2016-)
Season 1 - 11 episodes (2016)

Fuller House - Jingle Bells by the Ladies of Fuller House

Fuller House (2016)

Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry - Many Voices Clip

Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry (2016)

Also Watched - Blue Jay, Captain Fantastic, Mercenaire



I also watched Blue Jay, Captain Fantastic, Mercenaire

Reggie Watts: Spatial Review



Reggie Watts: Spatial (2016)
Watch Reggie Watts: Spatial on Netflix

A surreal, experimental, and improvised comedy performance.

Hip Hop Evolution Review



Hip Hop Evolution (2016)
Mini-series - 4 episodes
Watch Hip Hop Evolution on Netflix

In the 1970's the foundation for hip hop was laid in the South Bronx. Featuring interviews from those that created the genre and those that revolutionized it, this documentary series traces the origin of hip hop and rap.

Fauda Season 1 Review



Fauda (2015-)
Season 1 - 12 episodes (2015 YES/ 2016 Netflix)
Watch Fauda on Netflix

This Israeli political  thriller follows a deep cover Israeli Defense Force unit that  infiltrates Palestine to thwart terror attacks.

White Rabbit Project Season 1 Review



White Rabbit Project (2016-)
Season 1 (2016)
Watch White Rabbit Project on Netflix

This series is a Mythbusters spin off featuring build team Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci, and Kari Byron as they explore pop culture, history, and science topics. They will NOT bust myths.

Netflix NEWS 12.19.16



Netflix NEWS
Updates on Netflix original content releasing this week and the announcements from last week.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Haters Back Off Netflix Series Announces Season 2 in 2017

Haters Back Off (2016-)
Season 2 (2017) 
Haters Back Off Season 2 premieres in 2017

Haters Back Off announced via Twitter that Season 2 is coming in 2017. It will consist of eight episodes.

This is based on Colleen Ballinger's Youtube persona Miranda Sings. Miranda is a terrible singer that doesn't realize it, but thinks she is destined to be a Youtube star. Her uncle wants to manager her, her mother wants to pacify her. and her sister is the only sane character.


Barry Netflix Movie - How Are You Barry Clip

Barry (2016)

New & Leaving Netflix US Full List for January

Netflix has a lot of new content for January, listed first is what I plan on checking out.
The full list of what's coming and leaving follows.

A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 1 (January 13, 2017) 

Trollhunters Season 1 - Guillermo del Toro Featurette

Trollhunters Season 1 (2016)

New to Netflix US Highlight Video for January

New to Netflix in January - Highlights

The OA Season 1 Netflix Series - The Others Clip

The OA (2016-)
Season 1 - 8 episodes (2016)

Hip Hop Evolution Netflix Mini-series Review

Hip Hop Evolution (2016)
Mini-series - 4 episodes

Aliens Movie Review

Aliens (1986)
Aliens - The prototype for action movies, a great script, and sequels.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The OA Season 1 Netflix Series - The Little Girl clip

The OA (2016-)
Season 1 - 8 episodes (2016)

Entourage Season 5 Review



Entourage (2004-2011)
Season 5 - 12 Episodes (2008)
Buy Entourage Season 5 on Amazon
Watch Entourage on Amazon - Free HBO 30-day Trial to Prime Members 

Movie star Vince Chase navigates the road to stardom with his agent and group of friends.

Season five has Vince trying to overcome the disaster that was Medellin. In Hollywood one good movie makes you a star, and one bad one makes you a pariah.

Merlí Season 1 Partial Review



Merlí (2016-) 
Season 1 - 13 episodes (2015 TV3/ 2016 Netflix)
Watch Merlí on Netflix
Only in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland

In this Spanish language series, Merlí is a high school philosophy teacher who encourages students to think outside the box. his unorthodox methods cause concerns from parents and teachers.

Also Watched - Don't Breathe, Hands of Stone, Kids



This week I watched Don't Breathe, Hands of Stone, Kids

Netflix NEWS 12.12.16



Netflix NEWS
Updates on Netflix original content releasing this week and the announcements from last week.

Black Mirror Season 3 Episodes 5 Men Against Fire & 6 Hated by the Nation Review




Black Mirror (2011-)
Season 3  - 6 episodes (2016)
Watch Black Mirror Season 3 on Netflix

Black Mirror examines the pitfalls when technology and society intersect. What happens when technology goes off the rails, creating a horrifying situation? Ultimately the questions are, does technology make us happier, is being connected at all times beneficial, and does it do more harm than good?
Black Mirror is an anthology. Each episode is self contained with completely different actors.

Pacific Heat Review



Pacific Heat (2016-)
Season 1 - 13 episodes (2016)
Watch Pacific Heat on Netflix
Only in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland

A covert squad of inept agents fights crime in Australia. This animated adult series is a cop show satire, Hawaii 5-0 meets The A-Team, looking similar to Archer.

Gilmore Girls: A Day in the Life Review



Gilmore Girls: A Day in the Life (2016)
Mini-series - 4 episodes
Watch Gilmore Girls: A Day in the Life on Netflix

Consisting of 90 minute episodes that depict one of four seasons, Lorelai and Rory Gilmore's story in Stars Hollow, Connecticut continues. Rory is trying to determine her next occupation while Lorelai deals with a loss at the inn and her mother's grief.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Reggie Watts: Spatial - Man of Many Talents Clip

Reggie Watts: Spatial (2016)

Gilmore Girls - Netflix Binge Candle

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)

A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 1 - Trailer 2

A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017-)
Season 1 - 8 episodes (2017)

Coin Heist Netflix Movie - Trailer

Coin Heist (2016)

Watch Netflix While Browsing Netflix

A Better Way to Browse on Your TV

Michael Che Matters Review



Michael Che Matters (2016)
Watch Michael Che Matters on Netflix

Former SNL Weekend Update co-anchor and The Daily Show Correspondent Michael Che performs.

Entourage Season 4 Review



Entourage (2004-2011)
Season 4 - 12 Episodes (2007)

Movie star Vince Chase navigates the road to stardom with his agent and group of friends.
Season 4 looks at what happens after Vince's movie Medellin wraps, but before it's sold to a studio. Eric trys to become a legitimate talent manager. Vince's next project with the dream team from Medellin has problems.

Netflix NEWS 12.05.16



Netflix NEWS

Updates on Netflix original content releasing this week and the announcements from last week.

Also Watched - The Infiltrator, Hell or High Water, Victoria



This week I watched The Infiltrator, Hell or High Water, Victoria

3% Season 1 Review



3% (2016-)
Season 1 - 8 episodes (2016)
Watch 3% on Netflix

This sci-fi series depicts a world where society is divided between progress and devastation. Only 3% of applicants to the 'good' offshore island are admitted. This series will be shot in Brazil entirely in Portuguese. It's based on creator Pedro Aguilera's own 2011 web series.

Mercy Movie Review



Mercy (2016)
Watch Mercy on Netflix

A family must protect their dying mother from a religious sect.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

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