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12 Feb 2021

Even More Great Stuff Coming To Hulu And Netflix This Month

February may be the shortest month of the year.  But it’s certainly not short on offering more great new stuff on Hulu and Netflix to round out the month.  One of 2020’s most critically acclaimed films gets a simultaneous theatrical/streaming release.  Brexit inspires a science fiction adventure series set in

12 Feb 2021

Slamdance Film Festival is Online This Year and it is Awesome!

For the broke-ass film festival lover, the online edition of the 2021 Slamdance Film Festival is the must-see event of the year. From February 12-25, 2021, festival goers can catch any of the 25 feature films and 107 short and episodic films being shown. Access to Slamdance 2021’s offerings requires

05 Feb 2021

The Best Stuff Coming To Netflix & Hulu In February

Despite it being February, romance-themed and Black History Month-themed material is very sparse among these early February Netflix & Hulu suggestions. The closest might be the new “Into The Dark” installment, which turns romance into the stuff of horror. So here are suggestions for those who will take a pass

04 Feb 2021

The 2021 SF Independent Film Festival Looks Spectacular

For those who haven’t been film festival-ed out from checking out Sundance 2021 online, the 23rd edition of the San Francisco Independent Film Festival (affectionately called “Indie Fest” for short) starts up this week. From February 4-21, interested viewers can stream 80 films from around the world. The offerings include

22 Jan 2021

How to Watch the Sundance Film Festival From Home

Before the Coronavirus changed everything, the only way a person could take in the full Sundance Film Festival experience was to travel to Park City (or a surrounding town), dress very warmly, and brave insanely long lines for a chance to score a screening ticket. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival,

19 Jan 2021

The 1st Social & Economic Justice Film Festival Debuts This Weekend

Welcomes are in order for the newest film festival to make its San Francisco Bay Area debut.  January 23-24, 2021 will see the premiere of the first Social and Economic Justice Film Festival. It will offer a mix of short and feature films from such countries as the US, India,

15 Jan 2021

Cobra Kai is a High School Karate Soap Opera and it’s Great

For those sane enough to not have purchased YouTube’s video streaming service (because that’s where the show was before Netflix bought them out), Cobra Kai is the continuation of the 80’s classic The Karate Kid. A film in which Pat Morita won an Oscar for best supporting performance, and Ralph

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11 Jan 2021

The Best Stuff On Hulu In January

With this preview, yours truly is shifting streaming coverage from two monthly pieces on Netflix highlights to one devoted to Netflix and one devoted to Hulu.  This switch means offering only a belated brief suggestion to check out on Netflix in the coming weeks the anti-”Slumdog Millionaire” adaptation The White