I’m always torn when I struggle to put these lists together. On one hand, it means there isn’t much leaving the service getting worked up about. On the other, my recommendations aren’t quite as full-throated as they’d normally be. That said, there are a few gems being removed from Netflix in the month of October.
Because it’s the one you’re probably least likely to have seen, my number one suggestion is Frances Ha. This is the movie that really put Greta Gerwig on the map before she went on to direct the career-defining Lady Bird. As a movie, it’s almost obnoxiously scatterbrained, but it’s really sweet and Gerwig gives a stellar [...]
With just a couple weeks left in the month of September, we’re finally closing in on the launches of Disney+ and Apple TV+. Both video streaming services are expected to launch in November, and once they do (especially Disney’s), the streaming wars will kick into a new gear. As such, I expected October to be a banner month for Netflix, but there isn’t nearly as much high-profile original content as I expected there to be this month.
There are still plenty of highlights, of course, including the third season of Big Mouth, season 5 of Peaky Blinders, and a new show called Living with Yourself, which stars Paul Rudd playing both himself and his doppelganger. [...]
It’s practically impossible to keep up with the sheer volume of new titles that hit Netflix every single month. From original programming to a revolving door of popular TV shows and movies, Netflix in September alone will introduce nearly 100 new titles for subscribers. And when you add that to an already sizable library of content, figuring out to watch can sometimes be a bit daunting.
Given the absolute avalanche of content Netflix houses, many subscribers simply rely upon the streaming giant’s recommendation algorithm to determine what programs to watch next. And from my personal experience, the algorithm tends to be spot-on more often than it isn’t. [...]
One of the interesting things that jumps out at you when checking out the current weekly list of the most-watched TV series from the top streaming services is Amazon’s competitiveness with Netflix. For a moment in time, at least.
Based on the latest data that streaming search engine Reelgood shared with BGR by way of presenting a look at the Top 15 shows its users binged over the past week, here’s one thing you notice: Two series out of the top five are Amazon originals (Carnival Row and The Boys). Likewise, another two out of the top five are Netflix originals (Mindhunter and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance). The final addition to the top five is AMC’s [...]