This list is continually updated to reflect recent Hulu offerings, as films are frequently added and removed based on availability.The streaming wars seem destined to rage on forever, which is great news for cinephiles eager to expand their horizons. Hulu, once merely a repository for network television, now features a particularly robust library of films to choose from. As with any catalog, however, Sturgeon’s law still applies, and it might seem difficult to find the real gems housed within Hulu’s massive library. But we’ve got you covered. Our carefully curated list is a one-stop guide to the smartest and most intriguing films currently streaming on the platform. So turn on your favorite streaming device, have Alexa dim the lights, and let the credits roll.If you’re not interested in the best movies or TV on Hulu (and what have you got against Hulu?), consult our guides to the best films on Netflix, HBO, and Amazon … [Read more...] about The best movies on Hulu
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Netflix has a treasure trove of terrific movies that you can stream right now, but if you’re looking for more than just a two-hour commitment, it’s also got a boatload of great TV shows you can delve into to keep yourself occupied for days — or even weeks — on end. If you just finished a good series and need a new one to fill the void, Netflix is the place to go, given the service’s phenomenal mix of classic, current, and original programming. Below, we’ve rounded up the best shows on Netflix right now, so you can binge without having to hunt for the right title. Still thirsty for top-notch content? We’ve also put together streaming guides encapsulating the best shows on Hulu, the best shows on Amazon Prime, and the best shows on HBO.‘Mindhunter’In 1977, cultural earthquakes have toppled faith in the American ideal, and the agents of the FBI face an unfamiliar kind of criminal: The serial killer, whose crimes have no … [Read more...] about Check out our list of the absolute best shows on Netflix right now
October means many things: Colorful leaves, pumpkin-flavored everything, and of course, Halloween. If you’re looking for a cheap thrill to get you in the mood but would prefer not to visit a haunted house, we’ve picked out some of the best horror movies on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO. Turn off the lights, turn on the TV, and settle in for a spooky Halloween marathon.‘The Witch’Subtitled A New-England Folktale, Robert Eggers’ The Witch draws on America’s Puritan heritage to craft a story that is both unsettling and refreshingly straightforward. Opening on a small New England village, the film finds William (Ralph Ineson), along with his family, facing exile for unorthodox religious views. William chooses to leave of his own accord, taking his family out into the wild, where they settle on the edge of a forest. Although they view their new property as God-given, dissonant strings and a wailing chorus play as the camera lingers on the dark … [Read more...] about Stream til you scream with the best scary movies on Netflix, Hulu, and more
This year’s animated adventure The LEGO Movie currently ranks as the third-highest-grossing movie of 2014, leading to quite a bit of talk about what’s next for the franchise and the elements that made it so successful, as well as what ended up on the cutting-room floor. According to the film’s creative team, a certain android from a galaxy far, far away was one notable victim of the editing process.Talking with Yahoo, The LEGO Movie writers/directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller revealed that Star Wars android R2-D2 was originally expected to have a major role alongside Batman and the rest of the licensed characters (and real-world characters) who appear in the movie.“He was a Batman-level character,” said Miller, comparing him to the version of DC Comics’ Dark Knight (voiced by Will Arnett) who assisted the film’s hero in his quest to stop Lord Business (Will Ferrell) from gluing together the LEGO universe.“We figured … [Read more...] about How much more awesome would The Lego Movie have been with R2-D2 in it?
Marvel Studios’ upcoming Doctor Strange movie already has one of Hollywood’s fastest-rising stars attached to play the Sorcerer Supreme, Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, and now it could be adding a popular Oscar-winner to the much-anticipated 2016 film’s cast.Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Doctor Strange, playing the character who will teach former surgeon Stephen Strange the ways of the mystic arts.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Swinton is likely to play The Ancient One, a mysterious figure who tutors potential sorcerers from a secluded sanctuary in the Himalayan Mountains. The character assists Stephen Strange in his evolution from a talented surgeon who was crippled in a car accident to the world’s greatest sorcerer.While The Ancient One is male in the Marvel Comics universe, the studio reportedly expanded its search to include female actors and is expected to confirm Swinton … [Read more...] about Tilda Swinton might join Benedict Cumberbatch in the Doctor Strange movie
Though Netflix has plenty of great movies in its repertoire, it also has an abundance of utter catastrophes — anybody who’s skimmed the streaming giant’s library knows this. The thing is, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. While most of these stinkers take the cake as the Exxon Valdez of movies, we’d be lying if we said we didn’t enjoy watching many of the disasters unfold in glorious 1080p on the big screen in our living room.With that in mind, we combed through Netflix’s extensive library to find the absolute worst movies currently available through the service. It was no easy task narrowing this infamous list down to just 15 titles, given the thousands of options available on big red. Nonetheless, what follows are our favorite streaming calamities. Grab some popcorn and get ready to cringe, here’s our guide to the best of the worst. Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader Attack of the … [Read more...] about So bad it’s good? Here are 15 of the worst movies currently on Netflix
Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service has come a long way since it first started offering free movies and TV shows to Prime members just over six years ago. What was once a pretty scant catalog has since grown into an offering formidable enough to take on the likes of Hulu and Netflix — especially if you’re in possession of an Amazon Fire TV.With the relatively recent inclusion of popular HBO and BBC programs, Amazon now has something to offer nearly every viewer, whether you enjoy psychedelic thrillers or offbeat comedies. So if you’re looking for a new show to binge on but aren’t quite sure which is right for you, just browse through our list of the best Amazon Prime TV shows. After all, there’s more to Amazon Prime than simply free shipping and lightning deals. Amazon Prime is great, but it’s not the only streaming service out there. We’ve also put together lists outlining the best Netflix movies and shows, and the best … [Read more...] about Need something to watch? Here are the best Amazon Prime TV shows
"My earliest memories are of my garage being filled with weird guys with ponytails and servers."Jake Heller grew up in Silicon Valley, and was raised in Cupertino and Sunnyvale. His dad started a company in the early 90s — Internet Business Systems, actually the first company to have a name with "internet" in it.Very early in his life, his dad taught him to code very early on, and he fell in love with it. Heller tinkered with the Atari computer, and programmed in BASIC, making Mad Lib games to impress his friends and crushes.By high school, he found other passions, namely speech and debate, but Heller kept up with programming as he studied politics and economics. He was active on the debate team. After high school, he attended Pitzer College, graduated early, and programmed for his dad's company for about a year because they had hit a rough patch. Throughout undergrad, Heller became more interested in the intersection of law and technology. All the problems with the … [Read more...] about Jake Heller: Casetext founder. Lawyer. Board game connoisseur.
Every year, a bunch of movies are considered for nominations for Oscars. The production companies as well as Academy members rely on late year releases, critical reception and reviews and festival accolades to pick their favorites. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock There are movies like Star Wars that come in with a swoop and create buzz on its own. Then there are movies that require the critical acclaim to make it to the nominations like Mad Max: Fury Road this year.That might be a good deliberation technique but the problem sometimes remains that many movies that audience might think should qualify as a nominee don’t. This year, many movies that were released separate from the Oscar cluster or earlier this year are likely to be left out of the race, according to NYTimes. Even though they excel in all departments including writing, directing and acting as well.This year many movies that might have made it into contention but did not because they … [Read more...] about Oscars 2016: Movies The Academy Will Overlook Despite Their Excellence
You've likely seen your fair share of lawyers on TV and movie courtroom dramas, but do you know what it's really like to be an attorney? It's not always as glamorous as it seems on the big screen, and lawyers don't always spend their days arguing high-profile cases in packed courtrooms. Lawyers do a whole lot more than defend or prosecute criminals — law practices cover everything from small business and family issues to taxes and immigration. Business News Daily asked seven professionals with different law backgrounds and focuses to share what they love and hate about their jobs. Here's what it's really like to practice law. Business News Daily: What do you do? Renata Castro: I am an attorney licensed with the Florida Bar. My practice focus is in the Investment Immigration arena, and I help wealthy individuals move to the United States through the EB-5 program. BND: What do you love most about your job, and why? Castro: I love being able to participate in … [Read more...] about 7 Lawyers on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs