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From The Time Machine to The War of the Worlds, legendary sci-fi writer H.G. Wells brought the spectacular to life on the printed page. One of his most haunting tales, The Island of Doctor Moreau, has been adapted for the screen multiple times and soon one of the film versions will receive a high-definition upgrade, as it’s been announced that Kino Lorber will release Don Taylor’s The Island of Dr. Moreau on Blu-ray.
“Animals become monsters – and a man becomes part animal – in this sci-fi shocker starring Burt Lancaster and a galaxy of mutant monsters created by some of the make-up legends behind Planet of the Apes. On a tropical Pacific island, the mad Dr. »
- Derek Anderson
New hashtag features movie titles mocking both liberals and conservatives
The controversy surrounding “American Sniper” has spread to social media as a new hashtag #LiberalWarMovies trended on Twitter Tuesday.
The hashtag is a series of tweets skewering both liberal and conservative politicians and actors.
#LiberalWarMovies Taxing Private Ryan
— Bella Pelosi (@BellaPelosi) January 20, 2015
American Snipper #LiberalWarMovies pic.twitter.com/RYoIfTwX36
— Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ Jenn Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ (@StenoJenny) January 20, 2015
— The Morning Spew (@TheMorningSpew) January 20, 2015
#LiberalWarMovies Let’s Invade The Correct Country
— Political Nerd (@Sttbs73) January 20, 2015
#LiberalWarMovies Dodging Hillary pic.twitter.com/875l4WgLo9
— BuffaloWingWear. »
- Jordan Chariton
At the beginning of (and throughout) every month, Netflix Streaming adds new movies and TV shows to its library. Here is a quick list of several that you might be interested in. Some of these may have previously been on Netflix, only to have been removed and then added back. Feel free to note anything we've left out in the comments below.Friends: The Complete Series (Jan. 1): We’ve been telling you about this all month! Play with our countdown calendar and clear some room on your schedule. Movies December 28 I, Frankenstein (2014)Labor Day (2013) January 1 101 Dalmatians (1996)Bad Boys II (2003)Batman & Robin (1997)Bruce Almighty (2003)Cast Away (2000)Get Low (2009)Election (1999)Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)Fort Bliss (2014)Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003)Mean Girls (2004)Shall We Dance? (2004)To Be Takei (2014)The French Connection (1971)The Quiet Man (1952)The War of the Worlds (1953)Wayne’s World 2 (1993) January 2 Big FishBowling »
- Vulture Editors
What better way to ring in the New Year than to spend time with Joey, Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler and Phoebe? That’s the question Netflix has posed to its subscribers across North America and Canada after all ten seasons of Friends arrived on the streaming service on New Year’s Day.
Heralding no less than 238 episodes of the beloved sitcom — which ran from 1994 up until 2004 — fans will be left spoilt for choice, and it’s an addition that will no doubt instigate its fair share of late-night marathons.
Friends isn’t the only new addition to the company’s online selection though, with the likes of Bad Boys II, Cast Away and Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas also cropping up from January 1 onwards. From that point on, Netflix also has plans to introduce several new titles incrementally. For action devotees, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit will make its bow tomorrow, »
- Michael Briers
New Year’s Day is here, which probably means a fair amount of you are dealing with varying degrees of a hangover. As regularly happens every few months, Netfiix has undergone some changeover with regards to its Watch Instantly options. In order to help you laze the day away, we’ve put together a full list of not only titles that are available on Netflix starting today, but also films and TV shows that will be hitting the streaming service throughout the month of January. Most notably, the complete series of Friends is available to stream in its entirety right now, and I’m not sure I could find a better recommendation for a stay-in-your-PJs, do-as-little-as-possible day like today. Start 2015 off right by watching Season 5’s “The One with All the Resolutions” and be grateful you didn’t wear leather pants last night. Or, if you're looking for something more »
- Adam Chitwood
5 items from 2015
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