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This high-octane new Netflix original action movie will have you on the edge of your seat

On a fundamental level, the new French-language Netflix movie The Stronghold (also known by its French title Bac Nord) is nothing we haven’t seen before. It’s about a group of cops, who feel like the law keeps them operating with their hands tied. Their frustration mounts over a perception that they’re not really making a…

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Netflix acquires Roald Dahl Story Company, rights to catalog

Sept. 22 (UPI) — Netflix has acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company, which manages the rights to the works of late British author Roald Dahl, and its extensive catalog. The streaming service said in a press release Wednesday that it will create “a unique universe” based on Dahl’s works, which include Charlie and the Chocolate…

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Netflix Acquires Roald Dahl Story Company, Sale Includes Catalog

Netflix has bought itself the ultimate golden ticket. The streamer revealed Wednesday that it had acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company, bringing under its belt the vast catalog of Roald Dahl, one of the most beloved — and adapted — children’s authors of all time, whose books include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The…

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Netflix quietly developed a VR tie-in for its ‘Eden’ anime series

Netflix may be getting into video games sooner than expected. Without much fanfare, the company has been quietly working on a free Oculus Quest game called Eden Unearthed. Spotted by UploadVR, the game is available through the App Lab, which means it hasn’t gone through the full Oculus review process. The listing says the game…

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The best mysteries on Netflix right now

Do you think of yourself as an armchair detective? A good movie mystery invites the viewer to follow the clues and potentially guess the killer or the crook before the big reveal at the end. Admittedly, not every film plays fair with its clues, and certain details may escape notice on the first viewing. Regardless…

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Netflix Expands U.K. Presence With Lease at U.K.’s Longcross Studios, Home to ‘Star Wars,’ Bond

Netflix is continuing the rapid expansion of its presence in the U.K., signing a major deal with yet another British studio that has been a home for the some of the biggest films in recent years, including titles from James Bond, Star Wars and Marvel Cinematic Universe franchises. The streamer said on Monday that it…

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Netflix and Apple TV+ clean up at the Emmys with ‘The Crown’ and ‘Ted Lasso’

Netflix has nabbed the most Emmys ever for a single platform with 44 including 11 for The Crown, more than double its nearest rival, HBO/HBO Max. The 2021 edition of the awards was also a watershed year for Apple TV+, which took home 10 Emmys including seven for its comedy series Ted Lasso. To be…