Tag: Netflix

How “Wednesday” Pays Tribute to Goth Culture

Netflix’s newest hit series “Wednesday”, directed by Tim Burton, has officially revived the world’s love for the Addams Family. Jenna Ortega’s role as the delightfully dreadful Wednesday Addams has earned much praise from fans and critics alike, who champion Ortega’s expert ability to bring Wednesday’s apathetic, dark-humored persona to a new generation of viewers–and as someone who’s just begun the show, I’d have to agree with that assessment. But what endears me most about “Wednesday” are the ways in which the show, mainly through its titular character, pays homage to the oft-misrepresented subculture of goth.

4 Best Bingeable Shows of 2022

4 Best Bingeable Shows of 2022

Although 2021 blessed us with shows like Wandavision, Succession, and Mare of Easttown, we have to give props to 2022 for living up to its name as well. With the return of favorites like Euphoria, Bridgerton, and White Lotus, 2022 is proven to be a jam-packed year full of nail-biting shows guaranteed to have your eyes glued to the screen.

Ultimate Christmas and Holiday Specials Guide 2022

Ultimate Christmas and Holiday Specials Guide 2022

The festive TV programming schedules have all arrived in time for the holidays! Even the ardent holdouts who wait until after Thanksgiving are turning on their screens now that December has arrived to watch the holiday and Christmas movies and shows that have rolled into town with all their tinsel and glitter. The Santa Clauses, a limited series sequel to the Tim Allen movies on Disney+; Spirited, a contemporary musical on Apple TV+; and a brand-new Netflix Original starring Lindsay Lohan are just a few of the premieres this year. Additionally, 40 brand-new premieres will air on the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

How Streaming Services Have Improved the Entertainment Industry

How Streaming Services Have Improved the Entertainment Industry

This year, Netflix celebrated 25 years, having been founded in 1997, and launched in 1998. Since the platform became mainstream (no pun intended), the realm of tv has shifted into an entirely new landscape. According to Abby McCain, a writer for Zippia, 78% of U.S. households are subscribed to Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime, and of those people, 55% are subscribed to multiple platforms. More people have access to streaming platforms than ever before! But how exactly have these platforms reshaped the world of television? The introduction of online tv streaming services have vastly improved the entertainment industry, both in terms of convenience and content. They have done this by minimizing the amount of equipment needed in order to view content, and by producing new content for their platforms.

How Netflix’s Downfall Will Affect You

How Netflix’s Downfall Will Affect You

Since Netflix went public in 2002, the streaming giant has changed the way people all over the world access Movies and TV. Netflix has over 221 million subscribers in over 190 different countries. It gets over 10% of global internet traffic, has received 226 different awards and at one point peaked at a market cap of 314 billion dollars. Despite holding a monopoly over streaming services throughout the 2000s and 2010s, Netflix has begun to lose its control over the industry.

The Downfall of Netflix

The Downfall of Netflix

Netflix has recently announced that it will start charging people to share accounts, an initiative that will first be tested in select countries before its eventual arrival in the U.S. The social media outcry and scathing headlines were in expected contrast to Wall Street’s cheers, but it reveals a very troubling pattern that the streaming service has come to be associated with. Once the go-to steamer, Netflix is now contending with ads, the loss of fed-up subscribers, and widespread backlash over the removal of several of its original series, all in the hopes of a market-worthy bottom line. One thing is clear to me: if Netflix doesn’t change now, the company will soon lie in its own grave.

Streaming Services: Why New Movies Are So Bad Now

Streaming Services: Why New Movies Are So Bad Now

Since the start of the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic and the closure of movie theaters across the country it seems like new movies have all been bad. Personally, the only new movies I have enjoyed which were released this past year were Everything Everywhere All At Once and Nope.
The French-Swiss film director, Jean Luc-Godard offers one explanation, “every film is the result of the society that produced it. That’s why the American cinema is so bad now. It reflects an unhealthy society.”

Netflix to start charging for ‘Extra users’ on accounts

Netflix to start charging for ‘Extra users’ on accounts

Netflix Inc. (NFLX) recently announced that it would begin charging extra fees for sharing accounts with people outside the household. This is the company’s latest attempt to reduce the practice of password sharing, which has been prevalent among Netflix users for many years.
The fees will be implemented first in Chile, Costa Rica, and Peru in the coming weeks, then globally in the coming days.

Barack Obama wins Emmy for Narrating National Park Series

Barack Obama wins Emmy for Narrating National Park Series

To go with his two Grammys, Barack Obama former president of the US won an Emmy Award. Obama received an Emmy award for best narrator for his work on the Netflix documentary series “Our Great National Parks.”
Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, “Higher Ground,” is behind the five-part series, which features national parks from around the world.

Duffer Brothers Share Big Change for Stranger Things Season 5

Duffer Brothers Share Big Change for Stranger Things Season 5

While Stranger Things season 4 was received with general excitement, some fans have complained that they found some episodes to be too unnecessarily long. this could be the reason behind the creators’ decision to have season 5 delivered in shorter installments. The news was well received among fans who struggled through the over-two-hour-long Season 4 finale.

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