Netflix's refusal to report on its viewership numbers seems to be driving the media world crazy. It also makes it really hard for a company like ours to forecast the audience size for the show.
Netflix's "House of Cards" Season 1 is quickly summed up by our own Shira Lazar, in case you missed anything or just need a refresher. Catch up soon...
Our state of affairs goes against a pinnacle of American justice, equality before law, facilitating everything from war crimes, to torture, to domestic spying, to a predatory, ravenous Wall Street that feeds on the middle class with impunity.
In Season 2, premiering this Friday, February 14 -- a perfect Valentine from Netflix to us -- someone new might get in the way of Francis' relentless thirst for power. Enter Jacqueline Sharp, played by Deadwood's Canadian actress Molly Parker.
Since the dawn of storytelling, good guys with strong moral compasses were glamorized, while bad guys with wayward moral compasses were vilified. But a slew of recent films and shows have turned gray to black.
Given the conclusive evidence that smoking imagery portrayed across entertainment media impacts youth and young adult smoking initiation, positive portrayals of tobacco use threaten to reverse the critical progress the U.S. has made over the past five decades in reducing smoking.
Dear owner, By the time you read this, I will already be gone. I'm sorry you had to find me like this, lying in your full bathtub, electrocuted. My wires probably tangled in each other, my circuits burned to a crisp. But believe me, this is much better than the life I've led with you.
Frank Underwood may have gotten what he wanted because he knows how to push and intimidate people. That very trait could be behind the fall of Chris Christie.
Al-Jazeera's toned-down coverage is surprising and ironic in light of the current media landscape. Indeed, al-Jazeera America is launching at precisely the moment when cable news is cratering in the public imagination.
From my vantage point, I counted at least seven flat screen televisions in various locations. Three were mounted to a single wall, giving the area the feel of a Vegas sports book. I recognized the characters from Breaking Bad on the 80-inch model.
Naturally, some film and television is better than others, and some shouldn't be nominated but are, and others aren't nominated when they should. It's all insane, but let's talk about it because it's fun!
Newcomer Grace Gibson plays her character, Maria, to heart in the recently released film "Black Nativity" starring ...
Netflix is already a major player in "TV shows" but if it can change the way film is distributed in the same way then we could see a revolution on par with the introduction of sound and color to movies. This time, though, you'll be able to witness the revolution from your living room couch.
For Boomers and Seniors the bottom line is that there's a world of video out there on the Internet that's going to look a lot better on your HD television than it does on your laptop or tablet.
I asked readers to suggest shows on Netflix worth checking out, and dozens of you came through.
Netflix customers already can (and do) access their accounts everywhere and via multiple other access points, including their DVRs, DVD players, Xbox's, Apple TVs, and others of that ilk. That is the reality facing cable/satellite providers. So, why pretend it isn't there?