Netflix raises prices for U.S. subscribers

(Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) is raising monthly fees for its U.S. subscribers by between 13 percent and 18 percent, the video streaming pioneer’s first price increase since 2017 as it spends heavily on original content and international expansion. Prices for its popular standard plan, which allows streaming on two devices at the same time, will be increased to $12.99 […]

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Netflix pulls comedy show episode in Saudi Arabia

(Reuters) – Netflix withdrew an episode of the comedy show “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” from its Internet streaming service in Saudi Arabia after officials of the kingdom complained, the company said on Wednesday. The episode of the news-comedy program in question criticized the country over the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year at the kingdom’s consulate […]

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Netflix pulls comedy show episode in Saudi Arabia: media

(Reuters) – Netfilx pulled an episode of the comedy show “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” from its Internet streaming service in Saudi Arabia after kingdom officials complained, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. The episode of the news-comedy program in question criticized the country over the slaying of Washington Post journalist Jamal Kashoggi last year at the kingdom’s consulate in Turkey. […]

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This website will transform the way you watch films on Netflix and Amazon Prime

There’s nothing more annoying that sitting down to watch a film, only to struggle to find anything you fancy watching. But the days of endlessly scrolling through the options could be a thing of the past, thanks to a new app. The app, called Flickmetrix, combines movie ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb, Metacritic and Letterbox to help you search for […]

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Noah Centineo & Lana Condor Officially Annouce ‘To All The Boys’ Sequel, Tease John Ambrose Casting

Noah Centineo and Lana Condor are officially announcing the To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before sequel on Netflix. The co-stars starred in a cute new Christmas themed video to announce the new movie and even teased the casting of the character, John Ambrose. According to a December 19 report by Just Jared, Lana Confor is seen sitting in a […]

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After outcry, “Friends” will be there for you on Netflix through 2019, company says

There won’t be a break from “Friends” on Netflix after all. The video streaming company said it would retain the long-running sitcom for users in the United States — at least through 2019. Netflix made the announcement Monday following social media backlash from dedicated fans who spotted an expiration date suggesting that the NBC hit from the 90s would only […]

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Netflix Content Boss Ted Sarandos Downplays Looming Threat From Disney, WarnerMedia

Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, doesn’t think the launch of streaming-video services in 2019 from big media companies like Disney and WarnerMedia will slow down his company’s momentum. “Other people are going to try things, do things,” said Sarandos, speaking Monday at UBS’s 2018 Global Media and Communications Conference in New York. “Some of them will be successful [but] not […]

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Telltale Games’ ‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ Now on Netflix

Telltale Games’ episodic point-and-click adventure series “Minecraft: Story Mode” is now on Netflix. “Minecraft: Story Mode” features a cast filled with celebrities and veteran voice talent, including Patton Oswalt, Catherine Taber, Brian Posehn, John Hodgman, Matthew Mercer, David Fennoy, and Corey Feldman. The first three episodes are available now, with another two episodes coming on Dec. 5, according to IGN. […]

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Netflix Sets Javier Gutierrez, Mario Casas for ‘Hogar’

MADRID — Unveiling its highest-profile Spanish original film to date, Netflix announced on Tuesday that Spanish actors Javier Gutiérrez and Mario Casas will star together for the first time in “Hogar.” Shooting in Barcelona, “Hogar” has initiated production and will premiere only on Netflix in 2020. “Hogar” is directed by Spanish brothers Alex and David Pastor, who have carved a […]

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‘House of Cards’ Season 6 Ratings on Netflix: U.S. Viewers Drop From Prior Season

“House of Cards,” in the sixth and final season of Netflix’s political thriller, is off to a slower start than its penultimate run last year. Netflix released all eight episodes of season 6 on Nov. 2, starring Robin Wright as President Claire Underwood, who navigates new political machinations and scandals — as well as demons from her past. Notably, the […]

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