Posts Tagged: Netflix

DreamWorks Animation signs with Netflix for $30mil a movie

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The New York Times writes about a streaming deal between Netflix and DreamWorks Animation. While it’s a great news — any additional content on streaming is welcome after that kerfuffle with price changes and all, I couldn’t help but notice that little analyst estimation of $30 million per picture per unspecified time period. Now, analysts […]

Netflix separates DVD service into Qwikster

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So, Netflix is going to further separate out DVD-by-mail from network streaming and now there’s going to be Qwikster. Aside from reminding me of that Netsle’s drink mix, it’s a bit sad that logo and web address will change. More interesting, is how much of a firewall will there be between the companies. Specifically, would […]

Starz to Netflix: give us tiered plan, or else!

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Or else, Netflix’es streaming plan is pretty much dead. I mean, I don’t know how else to interpret the current situation. First of all, Starz-Netflix negotiation was already at $300 million a year (see LA Times story). Which is a huge increase from previous extra cheap all-you-can-stream license Netflix was so lucky to get. Starz […]

Netflix: back where it all started

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Surprising, but looks like Netflix just went back to where it was in November of 2010 when it decided to introduce unlimited streaming plans. Kinda. I wrote a short rant on how they were trying to chase away DVD customers by raising up prices and justifying it with “well, we’re doing more streaming now”. And […]

Will Netflix really save the “cult shows”?

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So, Netflix went boldly where no other rental company went before and bought itself a TV show, so it can be not only a middleman between the spigot of Hollywood TV creations and viewers, but the supplier of show(s) as well. If the price is right, sure, why not? The real question is, will it […]