The OA created by director Zal Batmanglij and actress Brit Marling

What to stream: Trust the unknown in ‘The OA’ on Netflix and more new arrivals

The OA, a Netflix original series created by director Zal Batmanglij and actress Brit Marling (who collaborated on the indie films The Sound of My Voice and The East), practically came out of nowhere. Though it was not a secret, Netflix didn’t publicize the film until this week, when it dropped a trailer with the enigmatic tag […]

Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara host the new Netflix series

What to stream: Netflix debuts ‘White Rabbit,’ ‘Medici,’ ‘Captive,’ and more ‘Fuller House’

Mythbusters hosts Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara reunite for the new Netflix series White Rabbit Project to investigate and recreate strange events and weird inventions from pop culture, science, and history. We turn to The Nerdist for a review (because, of course, this right their alley): “Instead of focusing on legends or stories […]

What to stream: ‘Fauda’ tackles the complexities of Palestine, plus new arrivals on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and HBO Now

Four new shows from around the world make their respective American debuts on Netflix this week. Fauda, an action thriller that launched in Israel in 2015, focuses on an elite undercover unit of the Israeli Defense Forces who embed themselves in Palestinian culture. It was a critical and popular hit in Israel, drawing praise from […]

Alexis Bledel and Lauren Graham in the Netflix original series 'Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life'

What to stream: The ‘Gilmore Girls’ return to Netflix, ‘Kubo’ on VOD, ‘Creed’ on Amazon and Hulu, and more

Nine years after it ended its network run with a disappointing final season (missing its creator and show-runner Amy Sherman-Palladino), Gilmore Girls gets both a revival and a proper send-off in a Netflix production that reunites its cast with its creator. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life picks up with Lorelai (Lauren Graham), Rory […]