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5 Things to Watch on Netflix This Thanksgiving Break

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After you stuff your face all Thanksgiving day, you just want to lounge around with the fam or friends and relax.  Luckily, there will be a lot of football on that day, but in case that’s not your thing we got 5 things currently on Netflix for you to watch today.

5. Pocahontas

4. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

3. Master of None

2. Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V

1. Marvel’s Jessica Jones

You Can Buy Tony Soprano’s Escalade from “The Sopranos”

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That’s right, the iconic ride from one of HBO’s most popular shows ever is up for auction starting November 12th.  The minimum bid for Tony’s daily driver is set at $5000.  They used two identical Escalades for the show, and this one was mainly used for shots of Tony and his associates entering and exiting the vehicle.  The car also features a Tony Soprano signature on the back of the driver’s side headrest.  Check out the listing here.

It was even used for this well-known scene from the show:

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5 TV Shows to Binge Watch on Netflix This Weekend

5. BoJack Horseman (Rotten Tomatoes Average: 76%):

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If you want to watch something light this weekend, BoJack Horseman is a great option.  I couldn’t get into it the first time I tried watching it for some reason.  I’m very happy I gave it another shot, because now I love it so much that I’ve re-watched the first two seasons several times.

4. The Killing (Rotten Tomatoes Average: 100%):

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This is the only show that I haven’t watched in its entirety, but so far it has been great.  It’s a slow-burner, but since you’re binge-watching that shouldn’t be a huge deal.

3. How to Get Away With Murder (Rotten Tomatoes Average: 93%):

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This ABC show really took me by surprise.  There’s only one season on Netflix right now, but it’s so good.  If you want a show to really consume you, then this is the one.

2. Peaky Blinders (Rotten Tomatoes Average: 96%):

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I wrote a “5 Reasons You Should Watch Peaky Blinders” article not too terribly long ago.  Those 5 reasons still stand true today.  It’s one the best shows I’ve watched, and season 3 should be coming out soon, so now is the perfect time to play catch-up.

1. Bloodline (Rotten Tomatoes Average: 91%):

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This was another show that really took me by surprise.  It’s a fairly new Netflix original, and there’s currently just the one season…  But it is good.  You’ll be addicted to this one no doubt.

You should also check out these 5 movies on Netflix you need to watch.

The X-Files is Returning to TV and Here’s the First Official Trailer

Thirteen years after the original series ended, the popular show about extraterrestrial life is back.  David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are back in their roles as Agents Scully and Mulder.  It’s set to just be a six-episode series, but pending its success I can see the show making a strong comeback.  Look for it to premier in January of 2016.

HBO Enlists Martin Scorsese for a New Original Series Called “Vinyl”

Martin Scorsese is back with a new HBO original series with some help from Mick Jagger and Terence Winter.  The show takes a look at a music executive in the 70s trying to make a career out NYC’s diverse music scene.  We should see it hit the HBO network early on in 2016.  The main character will be played by Bobby Cannavale, who you may remember from Boardwalk Empire:

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Olivia Wilde is also be in the show.  +1 for HBO.

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Sceneframing Classic Movies and TV Shows

In case you’re unfamiliar with sceneframing, it’s when you find a location where a scene from a movie or TV Show was filmed and match up the location with the scene itself. One group of friends has made it their mission to travel around the world sceneframing shots from their favorite movies and tv shows like Forrest Gump, Star Trek and Game of Thrones.

Check out some of their work below:

Forrest Gump – Monument Valley, Utah

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Avengers – Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, NY

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Forrest Gump – Washington Monument, Washington D.C.

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Avengers – Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, NY

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Star Trek – Golden Gate Bridge

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Game of Thrones – Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

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Forrest Gump – Monument Valley, Utah

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Game of Thrones – Strangford, Northern Ireland

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Check out more Sceneframing on the FanGirl website.

HBO Now Set to Release in April for $14.99 a Month

HBO Now is finally introducing their standalone streaming service.  No longer will you need a premium cable package from an expensive provider.  HBO Now will be available to stream for $14.99 a month.  The package includes access to HBO’s entire library of original programming.  HBO will have a 3-month exclusivity period with Apple to start.  So, you’ll only be able to watch on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.  Good news is that you’ll get a month free when you sign up from an Apple device.
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