TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ is difficult-but-essential viewing

“When They See Us,” a new miniseries on Netflix, can be so infuriating that it’s hard to watch — especially its first hour, which depicts the arrest of the teenaged boys who became known as The Central Park Five, and…

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TechCrunch: Netflix is testing a pop-out floating video player on desktop

Netflix is testing out a new feature that could mean you never have to stop watching, not even while you work – it’s a pop-out video player, similar to the one you may be used to from iOS and macOS…

Mashable: Watch the dark, final trailer for ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3

By Johnny Lieu2019-06-21 02:37:51 UTC [embedded content] It’s not going to be a regular summer for the Stranger Things kids. The final trailer for the third season of the series has just dropped, taking a noticeably darker turn than previous…

TechCrunch: Netflix signs landmark deal with writer-director Janet Mock

Netflix has signed a development deal with “Pose” writer-producer-director Janet Mock. In its announcement, the streamer notes that Mock is the first black transgender woman to sign an overall deal with a major studio. Before joining “Pose” — an FX series…

TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: ‘Black Mirror’ returns with one of its strongest seasons

Less than six months after releasing the disappointing interactive experiment “Bandersnatch,” Netflix’s science fiction anthology series “Black Mirror” is back with three traditionally-structured episodes. On the latest installment of the Original Content podcast, we weigh in with our thoughts on…