This July, Netflix is getting into the Independence Day spirit by really putting the red into the red, white and blue - and not just because red is the company's signature color. Nope, it's because July is going to be a bloodbath.
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It's the season for giving - but tell that to Netflix, which today announced which movies and television shows will be taken off the Big Red Streaming Monolith next month.
The summer movie season may be over, but at least there will still be some new blockbusters over on Netflix according to the company's latest monthly announcement of the service's latest additions.
I ain't afraid of no ghosts ... but I am afraid to tell you that the original "Ghostbusters" is toast. And it's far from the only noteworthy casualty next month on the Big Red Streaming Monolith, too.
I've been dreading the first Netflix announcement of 2018. But 'tis an early Christmas miracle, because Netflix's newly released list of new additions for the start of the new year is incredibly loaded.
Does Netflix understand the concept of Christmas. How else can you explain that, on during this season of giving, the streaming service will remove the first "Pirates of the Caribbean" and these other movies and TV shows in December?
I've tried to remain positive about the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel, but "Dead Men Tell No Tales" reeks of being one of the worst summer film flops. Here are five of the biggest reasons why the new "Pirates" looks cursed with the black spot.
Meet a local guy who dresses regularly like Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Caribbean" ... and then see him in person this weekend at the release of the fifth "Pirates" film.
The summer movie season officially starts on Friday, with "Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2" leading off four months of some of Hollywood's biggest bets. But before it hits, let's look at the rest of the blockbusters you'll watching this month.
Last Halloween, The Edelweiss introduced a new concept: a family-friendly cruise with a "Pirates of the Caribbean" theme. Because the cruise was a success, it's now offered regularly throughout the summer and fall. The next cruise is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 22 at 11 a.m.
Lately, my thoughts about PG-13 movies have been in reference to my son, who is only 6, but already wants to watch a slew of films with this rating.
What was your favorite flick this summer? The Bourne Ultimatum? Knocked Up? Sicko?
OnMilwaukee.com's Heather Leszczewicz takes a look at some of summer's best, in-between and worst movies as well as picks out some of the best performances each had to offer.