Posts Tagged ‘Netflix’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Dolemite Is My Name,” “My Zoe” & “Briarpatch”

  DOLEMITE IS MY NAME (Netflix – October 4 in theatres/October 25 streaming): Putting aside his strong dramatic turn in Dreamgirls, it’s been an incredible 20 years, dating back to 1999’s Bowfinger, since...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “22 July” & “American Woman”

  22 JULY (Netflix – October 10):  So many terrible things have happened in the world since July 22, 2011 that at least in the US, few even remember the horrific events that occurred in Oslo, Norway that day, when a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Roma” & “Green Book”

  ROMA (Netflix – Dec. 14):  Alfonso Cuaron is one of the master filmmakers of this era, and Roma confirms that all over again.  It’s a deceptively simple memory piece, a semi-autobiographical story set in th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “House of Cards” (Apparently) Returns With A Huge Start

  Netflix is notoriously about as open with its viewership numbers as Frank Underwood is with his political agendas.  But Variety has unearthed a metric that suggests HOUSE OF CARDS has returned with its second batch of e...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “House of Cards” Keeps Standing

  We don’t know how many people actually watch HOUSE OF CARDS, because Netflix keeps that information as close to its corporate vest as Francis Underwood keeps his doublecrossing strategies, but we know that Netflix ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “The Killing” Will Not Die!

  Michael Myers and Freddie Kreuger have nothing on THE KILLING, a series that seems to be perpetually death-defying.  After the 2-season search for the killer of Rosie Larsen, with a conclusion that seemed to satisfy no ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED NETFLIX REVIEW: “Orange Is the New Black” (full season)

  ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK may be the most tolerant show on television (or “television,” or whatever it is we’re calling distributed entertainment content in this new Netflixed world).  All the characters...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: The Emmy Nominations – Winners and Losers

  Nominations were announced this morning for the 65th Annual Emmy Awards, and as always there are a slew of them–a complete list is here.  Also as usual, the nominees are a mix of a lot of familiar names and titles...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Killing”

  THE KILLING:  Sunday 9PM on AMC By its second season, THE KILLING was as ridiculed as any serious drama on television this side of Smash.  There were its mannerisms–just how many flights to her fiancee in Califor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Sign of the Times 2: Netflix the Network

  The other notable story of the day was contained in Netflix’s 1st Quarter 2013 financial report, which showed that the company grew by 3 million subscribers during that period (2M in the US and 1M more internationa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S STATE OF THE NETWORK: CW

  The Sked’s State of the Network Reports:  NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX Of the 10 hours each week programmed by the CW network, a grand total of 3 regularly have ratings over 0.6.  This gives rise to the question:  how ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED NETFLIX REVIEW: “House of Cards” Episodes 1-2

  The historical significance of HOUSE OF CARDS in the evolution of television is by now well-established.  It’s the first original production created specifically for Netflix, and the company made its first bet a h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “The Americans” Starts Strong; “House of Cards” Will Be A Mystery

  FX’s new series THE AMERICANS got off to a fast start last night, with a 1.2 in the 18-49 demo for its initial airing at 10PM, and 3.2M total viewers.  (Those numbers get bumped up to 2.0 and 4.7M when late-night ...
by Mitch Salem