The second season of "House of Cards" starring Kevin Spacey as ruthless politician Francis Underwood arrived in one big batch of 13 episodes exactly two weeks ago, and we've all been binge-watching since. By the way, if you haven't yet made it all the way through season 2, this is about as far as you should read without risking spoilers. I'll say that again in all caps for you skim-readers out there -- SPOILER ALERT!!! That's better.
The web of intertwined intrigue and drama this season also introduced a new plotline in which fictional Washington Herald deputy editor Lucas Goodwin becomes ensnared in a plot to gain access to an AT&T server farm with the assistance of shadowy hacker Gavin Orsay. Goodwin believes Orsay is assisting him in tracking down evidence of Underwood's murderous habits. Unbeknownst to Goodwin, however, Orsay is a grudging informant for the FBI, which is entrapping Goodwin to send him off to prison and out of Underwood's hair.… Read more
Get ready, "Star Wars" fans: The first trailer from the upcoming final season of "The Clone Wars" is here, and it's a lot of fun.
Earlier this month, Netflix announced that it will be making the 13 episodes of the final season of the animated "Star Wars" show available to subscribers starting March 7. Now, it has released the trailer for the season, and "Star Wars" fans have a lot to be excited about.
Though Disney, which purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, said last year that it was shutting down production of &… Read more
All the snow that's been pounding the East Coast lately is really getting to people. Take Thursday's Internet outburst related to the hit Netflix show "House Of Cards."
People took to the netwaves to try to bully Netflix into releasing the show a day ahead of its scheduled 3 a.m. Friday premiere time. The reason for the outcry? Apparently, viewers felt they couldn't survive a snow day at home without having Kevin Spacey's warm southern drawl keeping them toasty in front of their TVs. … Read more
"Breaking Bad" fans who subscribe to Netflix in the US and Canada aren't quite as lucky as their peers elsewhere, but the streaming service is bringing "Better Call Saul," a forthcoming prequel series based on the show's mall-based lawyer, to all subscribers next year.
Netflix said Monday that "Better Call Saul" will be available to streaming members in Europe and Latin America shortly after its airing in the US, beginning in 2014. In the US and Canada, the complete first season of the show will be available to Netflix members after its … Read more
Talk about the end of an era. On Wednesday, Blockbuster Video -- the chain that almost single-handedly drove mom-and-pop video stores out of business -- announced plans to close its remaining retail stores, effectively driving the final nail in the movie-rental coffin.
Well, the traditional movie rental, anyway. There are still plenty of ways to borrow a flick, in physical and digital formats alike. Let's take a look at some post-Blockbuster options.… Read more
Netflix and CBS, the parent of premium channel Showtime, have struck a licensing deal to bring every episode of "Dexter" to the streaming-video site for US subscribers.
The first four seasons of the show, which just concluded its eighth and final season last month, will be available to stream starting on Halloween on Thursday. Seasons five through eight come online on New Year's Day. It brings the series quickly to the online streaming world outside Showtime's own garden. … Read more