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It’s the middle of the summer, which means plenty of people are packing their bags and taking vacations. But for those who can’t get away, Netflix has you covered with plenty of reasons to stay in, and it looks like “Ozark” will be worth spending some time with. The noir-ish drama series stars Jason Bateman as a money launderer with an ethical code, who is forced to go on the run, when it’s discovered that his partner has been skimming off the top. Continue reading New Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Ozark’ Is All About The Money at The Playlist.

There are a few things guaranteed to strike terror into the heart of your average Chicagoan. High on that list would be having your family threatened with a cruel and slow death by a drug cartel, as happens to Jason Bateman in the first episode of his new Netflix culture-clash crime series “Ozark.” Nearly as frightening, and definitely more relatable, is the solution that Bateman’s character improvises to save his family: pack up and move to the Lake of the Ozarks in southern Missouri. Continue reading ‘Ozark’ Is A Hardworking But Sometimes Sluggish Midwest Noir [Review] at The Playlist.

Will Byers is back, but nothing will ever be the same for the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana. The second season of “Stranger Things” is on the way, and everyone involved has been really good at talking about it, without revealing a single thing regarding what’s actually going to happen. But today, Netflix has pulled back the curtain ever so slightly, revealing a timeline, synopsis, poster and release date for the upcoming batch of episodes. Continue reading New Poster, Official Release Date & Synopsis Revealed For ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 at The Playlist.