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Chess.com is seeing 100,000 sign-ups a day following the success of Netflix series ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ — and the site is now pitting users against Beth Harmon bots

Since the release of “The Queen’s Gambit” on Netflix, chess websites such as Chess.com have smashed daily membership records. In mid-November, more than 100,000 new members registered for Chess.com each day. This is roughly five times higher than average. The website has even launched Beth Harmon bots, so that users […]
Chess.com is seeing 100,000 sign-ups a day following the success of Netflix series ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ — and the site is now pitting users against Beth Harmon bots
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39 of the worst, most problematic moments from ‘The Kissing Booth 2’

Netflix recently released “The Kissing Booth 2” and, like the first film, it garnered a lot of buzz. Like the original movie, the sequel includes a fair number of problematic moments and cringeworthy rom-com clichés. The film centres on Elle’s long-distance relationship with Noah and her friendship with Lee, but […]
39 of the worst, most problematic moments from ‘The Kissing Booth 2’
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12 Netflix shows that ended on a high note and 6 that ended on a bad one

In 2013, Netflix began creating original television programming with “House of Cards” and has since produced countless shows for streaming. Through the years, the streaming service has earned praise for award-winning shows like “Orange Is the New Black” and “Narcos,” which both ended with crowd-pleasing finales. Its other originals, like […]
12 Netflix shows that ended on a high note and 6 that ended on a bad one
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21 of the best and 21 of the worst Netflix originals that came out in 2020

Netflix has released a wide variety of original documentaries, television shows, and films in 2020. Netflix originals like “Feel Good,” “Cheer,” “The Queen’s Gambit,” and “The Baby-Sitters Club” have received rave reviews. On the other hand, critics felt like viewers could skip originals like “Desperados,” “A Fall from Grace,” and […]
21 of the best and 21 of the worst Netflix originals that came out in 2020
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22 Netflix originals everyone should watch in their lifetime, according to critics

Netflix has many original series and films that critics can’t get enough of. Some of the highest-rated Netflix original series include “When They See Us,” “Orange Is the New Black,” and “Mindhunter.” Must-see Netflix original films include “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” (2018), “Beasts of No Nation” (2015), […]
22 Netflix originals everyone should watch in their lifetime, according to critics
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All of the Netflix original series that are ending this year, so far

A slew of Netflix originals have already aired or are set to air their final episodes in 2020. “Anne with an E” and “Bojack Horseman” aired their final seasons in January. The final episodes of “Fuller House” and “13 Reasons Why” already debuted on the streaming service. Shows like “Dear […]
All of the Netflix original series that are ending this year, so far
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12 of the best and 12 of the worst Netflix original movies of the year

In 2019 Netflix released countless original dramas, comedies, and thrillers to varying critical reception. The political documentary “Knock Down the House” and the animated film “Klaus” earned high praise from critics. Other Netflix originals, like the coming-of-age film “The Last Summer” and the comedy “Sextuplets” failed to merit positive reviews. […]
12 of the best and 12 of the worst Netflix original movies of the year
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5 of the best and 5 of the worst Netflix original thrillers of the year

Netflix released a number of original thrillers this year, but not all of them have been a hit with critics. Critics enjoyed haunting flicks like “I Am Mother” and “The Perfection.” On the other hand, they widely panned thrillers like “Polar” and “The Red Sea Diving Resort.” Visit Insider’s homepage […]
5 of the best and 5 of the worst Netflix original thrillers of the year
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51 of the scariest originals to watch on Netflix, ranked by critics

Netflix has streamed a lot of original content that falls under the horror and thriller genres. Critics really liked shows like “You” and “Stranger Things,” but felt certain movies, like “Bird Box” and “The Open House,” fell flat. The movie “1983,” the show “The Order,” and the brief series “Crazyhead” […]
51 of the scariest originals to watch on Netflix, ranked by critics
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