clock menu more-arrow no yes


Vox's coverage of Netflix news, shows, and streaming recommendations.

One Good Thing: The Mole is a relic of early reality TV that still holds up

One Good Thing: Money Heist, a joyful TV series about fighting the system

Netflix’s cute, whimsical “City of Ghosts” has layers for both parents and kids to enjoy

Red Notice is a huge hit for Netflix. But what does that actually mean?

Cowboy Bebop, explained

How HBO could have become — or bought — Netflix

Netflix is finally going to reveal how much time people spend watching its shows and movies

One Good Thing: I didn’t watch any sports. Then I watched Netflix’s Drive to Survive.

One Good Thing: An unsung drama of the 2010s you should stream right now

One Good Thing: A rom-com that celebrates the joy of easy watching

One Good Thing: Clear eyes, full hearts, please watch Friday Night Lights on Netflix

Why Netflix is getting into games

Netflix’s Shadow and Bone is a muddled, joyless checklist of fantasy tropes

The new Netflix docuseries about history’s biggest art heist is weirdly dull

Idris Elba stars in Concrete Cowboy, about the Black urban cowboys of Philadelphia

One Good Thing: Netflix’s gone-too-soon Teenage Bounty Hunters is warm-hearted and whip-smart

A guide to the Oscars’ Best Documentary nominees

The 11 best true crime series on Netflix

A brief guide to the Oscars’ Best Picture nominees

15 groundbreaking, unsettling, joyous documentaries to look for this year

12 movies that everyone will be talking about this year

Zendaya and John David Washington deserve a better film than Malcolm & Marie

Netflix’s misguided Night Stalker series treats its cops like gods

Netflix’s The White Tiger takes on Slumdog Millionaire, but it doesn’t stop there

The Queen’s Gambit beauty debate, explained

9 new movies to watch over the holidays

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom gives Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman a stunning showcase

Netflix’s new musical The Prom won’t solve small-town bigotry. But it’ll have fun trying.

David Fincher’s new movie Mank is a broadside against Hollywood self-congratulation

The tangled history behind David Fincher’s Mank — and its link to Citizen Kane — explained

The pop cultural obsession with Princess Diana’s innocence, explained

Why does Hillbilly Elegy feel so inauthentic and performative?

One Good Thing: Netflix’s Dash & Lily is a sweet TV rom-com with a Christmas twist

The Princess Switch: Switched Again is more Vanessa Hudgens drag variety hour than holiday rom-com

The Crown season 4: Is the queen a bad mom? 

Everything about Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy movie is awful

One Good Thing: Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit makes chess mesmerizing. Really!

The exhausting failure of Netflix’s Rebecca

In Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, Aaron Sorkin tackles an all-too-relevant court case

America is damaged but hopeful in 4 excellent new movies

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for Meat/Less

How to eat well and do good, in 5 emails.