All you need in summertime is a good AC unit along with your Netflix subscription. That’s basically the most precise definition for happiness. You can binge watch as long as you want, but you’ll end up with a really messed up watching history.
As you’re probably aware, some Netflix subscriptions come with the ability to share the account with a couple of friends or so. Each user can always create a separate profile for them to track what they watch, and get suggested shows accordingly.
Of course, Netflix tracks everything you watch and keeps it in a little record that you can always go back to. We won’t judge, every individual likes their tea in a certain way. But you [...]
As impressive as Netflix’s June release schedule was, many of us have still been counting down the hours until the next installment of Stranger Things finally hits the streaming service. Thankfully, the wait is nearly over, as Stranger Things 3 will debut on Thursday, July 4th. I’ve already canceled all of my plans.
Other highlights include the final season of Orange is the New Black, Inglourious Basterds, and new episodes of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Car Getting Coffee. All in all, it isn’t quite as great a month as June, but it’ll do.
In case you were one of the people scratching their heads when Netflix announced a four-movie deal with Adam Sandler back in 2015 (and then another four-movie deal two years ago) Netflix may have just cleared things up a bit for you.
Sure, at the time those deals were announced you could have rightfully pointed to a kind of ho-hum run at the box office Sandler was enjoying at the moment. Netflix at the time, though, promised that they were paying attention to the data and that the data was sending a loud and clear message — namely, that viewers love Sandler.
The modern TV landscape is starting to generate something of a first world problem among some harried viewers increasingly faced with a perplexing dilemma. Shows with runtimes of less than an hour seem to be few and far between these days. Thanks to Netflix and its fellow streamers, among other purveyors of prestige TV on cable networks, showrunners are also increasingly stretching their runtimes past the hour mark.
Shows like Game of Thrones, Chernobyl, Killing Eve — they’re great, I’m caught up on all of them and glad to be so. But you can’t deny they require some purposeful commitment and a divvying up of a smaller and smaller slice of your day, [...]