Tag Archives: Netflix

“House of Cards” is back with a real bang for Netflix

At the tail end of last week, Netflix gave audiences another reason to binge with the release of the fourth season of their hit series House of Cards. As the show (or at least one of the shows) that put the streaming service on the map as a place for[...]

“Beasts of No Nation” could be a history making awards player

Over the weekend, cinema goers as well as Netflix subscribers were both given access to one of the year’s more intriguing awards contenders. In some ways, the impending Oscar campaign for Beasts of No Nation is unlike any that we’ve ever seen before. Beyond just being a dark film from[...]

“House of Cards”: The Best Show on Netflix?

Over the weekend, Netflix dropped season three of their hit show House of Cards, allowing viewers (including yours truly) to binge watch another 13 episodes of the political drama. Since its debut, the show, which came from the mind of scribe Beau Willimon and stars the duo of Kevin Spacey[...]

Oscars: Weinstein Co. strikes distribution deal with Netflix – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The Weinstein Co. knows how to ensure that people (and Oscar voters) see their annual films. Mastering the art of strategic distribution, the company just announced a new pact with Netflix that will mean “The Artist” and a number of other Weinstein titles stream to Netflix subscribers[...]

Jay-Z may be a youtube star

HollywoodNews.com: Exclusive: Is Jay Z about to become a YouTube star? That’s the word as YouTube may getting ready to implement its new channel design as soon as Monday, I’m told. You may recall a Wall Street Journal story from last April that summarized YouTube’s plan to get competitive with[...]

“Arrested Development” could be heading to Netflix, Hulu

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: With news reaching the wires that “Areested Development” would be returning to TV for a limited number of episodes as it sets up a movie, one of the questions that needs to be answered revolves around where the shows will air. FOX canceled the cult program years[...]

Netflix, DreamWorks Animation ink exclusive distribution deal

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After weeks of bad news, Netflix finally has something positive to report. The video-streaming service inked a deal with DreamWorks Animation to stream DWA films and TV specials, the New York Times reported late Sunday night. Analysts scanning the deal estimate that it’s worth “$30 million per[...]

“Red State” by Kevin Smith: Review

HollywoodNews.com: There is something almost heartbreaking about seeing a popular filmmaker finally getting the chance to make his or her passion project, only to watch said film turn out to be an utter wreck and completely irrelevant both to cinema and to the subject matter that it pertains to discuss.[...]

Netflix splits DVD, streaming services into separate companies

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Netflix announced that it is dividing its business model in half, renaming its DVD rental component Qwikster and expanding that side to potentially include video game rentals. The news was announced by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who apologized to customers in an honest and open blog post, stating,[...]

How DVDs ruined the theatrical documentary

HollywoodNews.com: I hesitated before watching Knives Over Forks on Netflix Instant yesterday. I had an interest in the picture, and the DVD was in my Blockbuster quque, so there was seemingly no reason for me not to just watch it right from my Netflix streaming system, right? Well,[...]
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