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'13 Reasons Why' proves that good intentions aren't enough when it comes to portraying suicide

'13 Reasons Why' proves that good intentions aren't enough when it comes to portraying suicide In a behind-the-scenes episode that follows the series finale, they use words like "truth," "honest," and "tribute.But experts say they got something terribly wrong in their graphic depiction of the main character's suicide.

This hot video-streaming service is breathing down the necks of Netflix and Prime Video

This hot video-streaming service is breathing down the necks of Netflix and Prime Video There's something Hotstar is doing really right and that is live sports content — a huge driver of video viewership in India.At the launch of Prime Video in India last December, a top Amazon official told Mashable, “We know that India is a ‘sports, sports, and more sports’ country.

'13 Reasons Why' will probably get a second season, and that's a terrible idea

'13 Reasons Why' will probably get a second season, and that's a terrible idea A month ago, I reviewed 13 Reasons Why as an exceptional show about adolescence and pain.The idea of a second season is gaining momentum, and seems likely (Netflix nearly always greenlights a second installment) — but we're here to rain on that parade.

It's the absolute worst time for 'Girlboss' on Netflix

It's the absolute worst time for 'Girlboss' on Netflix Since stepping down as Nasty Gal's CEO in 2015, Amoruso has leaned into her #Girlboss brand.Even with the disclaimer that appears before every episode of the Netflix show — "what follows is a loose telling of true events.

Huge cult TV show 'Monkey' is getting a Netflix reboot and people have questions

Huge cult TV show 'Monkey' is getting a Netflix reboot and people have questions " The late '70s cult classic Japanese TV show is back, baby!According to the ABC, production is underway on the rebooted version of the kung-fu heavy show, called The Legend of Monkey, in New Zealand.

This '13 Reasons Why' star could be the Asian leading man Hollywood needs

This '13 Reasons Why' star could be the Asian leading man Hollywood needs With 13 Reasons Why, Netflix showed the wide appeal and bankability of immensely talented and racially diverse cast.In short, he's American, and he's ready to be the film industry's next big leading man.

'13 Reasons Why' brought in therapy dogs to help actors

'13 Reasons Why' brought in therapy dogs to help actors Since its March release, 13 Reasons Why has become one of Netflix's most successful and talked-about original shows.The series deals with suicide, sexual assault, alcoholism and more, so it's understandable to take breaks while watching (seriously, take breaks), and also for the show to provide an outlet for the actors on set.

Sand Castle - We Get It, War Sucks

Sand Castle - We Get It, War Sucks Maybe that sort of blase attitude toward Sand Castle - and other movies of its ilk - is wrong.With the oversaturation from the media of war photos and Hollywood pumping out dozens of dull, same-y war movies, we get it.

Why Netflix's remake of a classic Chinese novel is angering audiences

Why Netflix's remake of a classic Chinese novel is angering audiences The series is a remake of a heralded Chinese classic story that dates back to the 16th century.So Chinese audiences were pretty ticked off that the new remake seemed to exclude Chinese actors entirely.

'13 Reasons Why' star thinks show should be mandatory school viewing

'13 Reasons Why' star thinks show should be mandatory school viewing Whether in praise or detraction, 13 Reasons Why is starting conversations right and left.The show about a teen who dies by suicide and her peers coping in the aftermath is prompting discussions about depression, mental health, assault, and bullying, and star Kate Walsh believes it should be required viewing in schools.

This '13 Reasons Why' theory says someone is a ghost which lol no way

This '13 Reasons Why' theory says someone is a ghost which lol no way Perhaps the most widely agreed-upon assessment of 13 Reasons Why is that there's way too much Tony.This theory is 100% not true, duh, and we'll prove it to you.

Netflix is entering China through a local licensing deal

Netflix is entering China through a local licensing deal After being locked out of the massive Chinese market by regulators, Netflix looks set to be able to enter the country after all.The company has signed a licensing deal with local streaming service iQiyi, which claims over 500 million monthly users.

What's coming to Netflix in May 2017

What's coming to Netflix in May 2017 This month, Netflix has a ton of original films and returning serial favorites, including House of Cards and Sense8.What else is coming to Netflix in May?

Fans just got a big clue that '13 Reasons Why' Season 2 is happening

Fans just got a big clue that '13 Reasons Why' Season 2 is happening Netflix will probably announce Season 2 any day now, and there's a mounting pile of evidence.As of Tuesday, the actor Ross Butler was "unavailable" for Season 2 of Riverdale and will be recast as Archie's nemesis Reggie.

These censors created a whole new classification for '13 Reasons Why'

These censors created a whole new classification for '13 Reasons Why' The show's been taken to task for its graphic and detailed depiction of suicide, and labelled as "dangerous content" by Australian mental health organisation Headspace.Now, New Zealand's Classification Office has decided to give 13 Reasons Why a new, unique rating: RP18.

'13 Reasons Why' hid a finale clue in the music

'13 Reasons Why' hid a finale clue in the music There's no shortage of heartbreaking moments in 13 Reasons Why, but one particular one ties the first season together neatly in a way most of the plot doesn't.BuzzFeed found one Tumblr user's observation that the song "A 1000 Times," which plays over a fantasy sequence of Clay and Hannah dating, contains a clue about Nov.

Controversial, popular Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ could get a second season

Controversial, popular Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ could get a second season The controversial Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why could be getting a second season, according to several sources.While Netflix hasn’t officially confirmed the news, it wouldn’t be surprising given that the series, based on a novel of the same name by Jay Asher, was Tweeted about more than any other Netflix series during their first week of availability.