Netflix, Apple cross swords in Indian streaming market

[ad_1] Netflix launched in India in 2016 and two of its Indian-made series have won critical acclaim Competition in India’s booming streaming market is heating up as Netflix joins forces with a director of Bollywood feel-good blockbusters and Apple launches its TV platform for 99 rupees ($1.39) a month. Netflix announced late Wednesday a long-term […]

Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

[ad_1] Apple CEO Tim Cook announces new products at an event Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price—$5 a month beginning on Nov. 1. Walt Disney Co. is launching […]

What's new on Netflix: September 2019

[ad_1] September has arrived, and so has the latest rundown of new and returning classic films and TV on Netflix, along with new original movies and TV shows that are only found on Netflix. This month we get the first original Netflix series from major TV creator Ryan Murphy, along with a movie version of […]

Ryan Murphy's first Netflix original series will star Darren Criss

[ad_1] Ryan Murphy is teaming up with frequent collaborator Darren Criss for his first Netflix original. Criss will executive produce and star in Murphy’s upcoming series Hollywood, which the showrunner described as a “love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown.” While you can watch Murphy’s other shows on the streaming platform, Hollywood is his […]

Netflix signs overall deal with 'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins

[ad_1] We can still probably expect the agreement to lead to a handful of originals, though. “Her trailblazing work has pushed boundaries and she confidently tells stories that leave an unforgettable mark. We look forward to fostering her many ideas and helping them come to life,” the company’s VP for Original Series, Channing Dungey, said […]

The best Westerns on Netflix right now

[ad_1] Cowboy movies are a classic (and often problematic) genre in Hollywood history. When it comes to tales of pastoral mystique, violence, and grit, few settings rival the Wild West. For years, there’s been a pretty decent selection of westerns on Netflix, though many rotate in and out semi-regularly. Right now it’s a little light, […]

Netflix has shipped 5 billion discs

[ad_1] There’s no doubt that the physical media side of Netflix is small by this stage. There were 14 million disc subscribers in 2011, but that fell to a mere 2.4 million by the second quarter of this year — for context, there are 151 million streaming customers. It is, however, still a money maker. […]

Netflix thriller 'Clickbait' will explore the dark side of social networks

[ad_1] Veteran Australian filmmaker Tony Ayres (above) is creating, running and producing the show alongside Christian White, while Harry Potter and Once Upon A Time in Hollywood producer David Heyman is taking up production efforts. It’s easy to be skeptical about the series when there have been plenty of movies and shows that have used […]

Netflix thriller 'Clickbait' will explore the dark side of social networks

[ad_1] Veteran Australian filmmaker Tony Ayres (above) is creating, running and producing the show alongside Christian White, while Harry Potter and Once Upon A Time in Hollywood producer David Heyman is taking up production efforts. It’s easy to be skeptical about the series when there have been plenty of movies and shows that have used […]

A cellphone bill cheaper than a Netflix subscription

[ad_1] These days you can get more than a foot-long sandwich for $5. The tech company that introduced the world to the PalmPilot in the ’90s has partnered with US Mobile to design a basic monthly smartphone plan that really couldn’t get any cheaper. The only catch is, you have to own a Palm smartphone. […]