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mikek
I run a blog about Netflix, Blockbuster, DVD, movies, technology, etc.
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): Frozen, Saving Mr. Banks, Grudge Match, The Gabby Douglas Story, The Invisible Woman, Wrong Cops, Breaking the Waves, Flowers in the Attic, In the Name of, Philomena, After the Dark, Interior. Leather Bar. and Date and Switch. Interesting streaming releases include G.I. Joe: Retaliation, All Things to All Men, Insidious Chapter 2, Milius, The Artist and the Model, Iron Sky: Director's Cut, Legit (season 1), Let the Fire Burn, and When Jews Were Funny. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): Out of the Furnace, The Book Thief, Homefront, In the Name of the King 3, Back in the Day, Best Night Ever, Cavemen, A Touch of Sin, August: Osage County, Everyday, Lizzie Borden Took an Ax, Snake & Mongoose, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, Holy Ghost People, Nurse, Cocaine Cowboys Reloaded, I Am Divine, Murph: The Protector, Bastards, and Barbie The Pearl Princess. Interesting streaming relaeses include House (new seasons), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Fifth Element, Running Man, The Terminator, Titanic, The Writer's Room, Rocky, Chinatown, Braveheart,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): 12 Years a Slave, At Middleton, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and Knights of Badassdom. Interesting streaming releases include Jobs, Mr. Nobody, The Grandmaster, Girl on a Bicycle, Louis C.K.: Chewed Up, Red Obsession, Punk Singer, The Big Wedding, Jim Norton: Please Be Offended, and Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): Gravity, The Wolf of Wall Street, Odd Thomas, The Conspiracy, Let the Fire Burn, The Punk Singer, Viola, Geography Club, Beast of the Bering Sea, The Past, Camille Claudel 1915, Free Ride, The Great Beauty, Welcome to the Jungle, HairBrained, Girl on a Bicycle, Chinese Zodiac, and Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher. Interesting streaming releases include Mud, Paranoia, Big Sur, The Prey, Contracted, and We Are What We Are. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): American Hustle, Kill Your Darlings, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Contracted, Here Comes the Devil, Reasonable Doubt, Swerve, and A Brief History of Time. Interesting streaming releases this week include Turbo, Gattaca, Tom Segura: Completely Normal, How I Live Now, Wild Things 2, Stir Crazy, Bad Boys, and Night of the Comet. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Inside Llewyn Davis, Beyond Outrage, Enemies Closer, The Best Man Holiday, The Hungover Games, The Broken Circle Breakdown, The Time Being, Crave, The Counselor, Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map, and The Patience Stone. Interesting streaming releases include Star Wars: The Clone Wars (seasons 1-6), The Pitch (season 1), Archer (new season), Silent, The Starving Games, The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall, The Book of Daniel, Sweetwater, Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams, and P!nk: The Truth About Love Tour. Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Dallas Buyers Club, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Salinger, The Last Days on Mars, Cold Comes the Night, Hours, Oldboy, Girl Rising, Romeo & Juliet, DCU Justice League: War, The Grandmaster, Free Birds, About Time, Baggage Claim, and Free Fall. Interesting streaming releases include Capote, The Guild (Seasons 1-6), Blue is the Warmest Color, Vanilla Sky, Dirty Dancing, Das Boot: Director's Cut, Dr. Strangelove, Panic Room, Silence of the Lambs, El Mariachi, Desperado, True Grit (1969), Station Agent, and Night of the Living Dead (1968). Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Netflix is quietly experimenting with delivering DVDs using drones (like that book company up north), and here's a video from the Netflix research and development team demonstrating how drone delivery would work. > Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Thor: The Dark World, The Fifth Estate, Rush, Blue Is the Warmest Color, You Will Be My Son, Muscle Shoals, Narco Cultura, Twice Born, Ice Soldiers, Jamesy Boy, Mr. Nobody, Nebraska, Pulling Strings, and Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale. Interesting streaming releases include A Young Doctor's Notebook, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Jesus Camp, Mr. Untouchable, Bad Milo!, Best Man Down, Wishmaster, Crossing Lines (season 1), Random Acts of Violence, and Crazy Love. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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There have been a number of stories about what's going on with Netflix and Comcast (press release), but I don't think anyone outside of Netflix and Comcast really knows all of the details. Dan Rayburn at the Streaming Media blog has been covering this topic for years and is one of the few that really understands these types of relationships. Dan's story, Inside The Netflix/Comcast Deal and What The Media Is Getting Very Wrong, explains why this is probably a good deal for Netflix: "Naturally, many of these same people are also implying that because Netflix has to pay... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Machete Kills, Afternoon Delight, Zaytoun, Hellbenders, and The Pervert's Guide to Ideology. Interesting streaming releases include House of Cards (new season), Burn Notice (new season), The Pitch (new season), Lab Rats (new season), Somewhere, The Summit, Haunter, The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec(Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec) , Passion, Force of Execution, and Ambushed. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs released this week (detailed list): Ender's Game, Enough Said, Riddick, 22 Bullets, All Is Lost, The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box, Austenland, G.B.F., Jewtopia, St. Trinian's: The Legend of Fritton's Gold, Diana, How I Live Now, Life of a King, Reaching for the Moon, The Artist and the Model, Wadjda, Carrie, Haunter, The Summit, Grace Unplugged, Spinning Plates, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, and The Armstrong Lie. Interesting streaming releases include House of Cards: Season 1 (Recap), Brother Bear (Theatrical Widescreen Version), Suddenly, Aquarium for Your Home: Saltwater Reef,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): Runner Runner, Cutie and the Boxer, Burton & Taylor, Mother of George, Escape Plan, A Case of You, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, Pit Stop, Banshee Chapter, Closed Circuit, Blood Brother, and The Crash Reel. Interesting streaming releases include The Bates Motel, The Croods, The Borgias (seasons 1-3), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Fistfull of Dollars, North Dallas Forty, Patriot Games, The Usual Suspects, Bull Durham, MASH, The Naked Gun, and Airplane!. Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs released this week (detailed list): Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Ass Backwards, Don Jon, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Last Vegas, A Perfect Man, Concussion, I Used to Be Darker, Argento's Dracula, Dark Touch, Bonnie & Clyde, and Metallica Through the Never. Interesting streaming releases include Mitt (a Netflix documentary), Man of Tai Chi, Cockneys vs Zombies, John Mulaney: New in Town, Unfinished Song, Assault on Precinct 13, and Aquarium for Your Home: Goldfish. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): Captain Phillips, Blue Jasmine, In a World..., Bad Milo!, Instructions Not Included, The Starving Games, Best Man Down, Charlie Countryman, Island, Sunlight Jr., The Prey, and 1. Interesting streaming releases include Rent, Dawn Rider, An Idiot Abroad, Spy Kids 3: Game Over, Informant, Strongman, Morgan Murphy: Irish Goodbye, Inside Chipotle, Inside Pixar, and House. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): The Family, Kick-Ass 2, The Lone Ranger, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, A.C.O.D., Big Sur, Blue Caprice, Cafe de Flore, I'm in Love with a Church Girl, and Fruitvale Station. Interesting streaming releases include Stuck in Love, Ip Man: The Final Fight, The Hunt, Touchy Feely, The Attack, and It's a Girl. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Fast & Furious 6, Despicable Me 2, I'm So Excited, Thanks for Sharing, The Ultimate Life, We Are What We Are, Inequality for All, The Act of Killing, Linsanity, and Big Ass Spider! Interesting streaming releases include Jack Reacher, Hotel Rwanda, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Amelie, Dexter (new seasons), Raging Bull, West Side Story, The Iron Lady, Thelma & Louise, High Anxiety, Spaceballs, Virgin Suicides, Ninth Gate, Some Like it Hot, Jacob's Ladder, Escape from Alcatraz, Catch-22, Bull Durham, and Breakfast at Tiffany's. Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list):Wolverine, Sweetwater, Hell Baby, CBGB, Last Love, When Calls the Heart, and Love, Marilyn. Interesting streaming releases include Turbo Fast (Netflix Original), Stand Up Guys, The Fog, Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation, Black Pond, Maron, Camp, The Guilt Trip, Texas Chainsaw, and Shrek the Musical. Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Jobs, Insidious Chapter 2, Getaway, Caesar Must Die, More Than Honey, Una Noche, and UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson. Interesting streaming releases in the past week include Family Guy (new season), Top Gear (U.K.) (new season), Shameless (new season), Nightmare Next Door (new season), The Incredible Hulk (new season), The Dick Van Dyke Show, (season 1), Sunset Strip, More Than Honey, Food, Inc., Chocolate, Paradise, Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Barugon, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain, Devil's Pass, Bounty Killer, , and Storm... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Elysium, Paranoia, 2 Guns, The World's End, We're the Millers, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, Museum Hours, Night Train to Lisbon, Our Children, Devil's Pass, Alien Uprising, One Direction: This Is Us, and Krrish 3. Interesting streaming releases include Lilyhammer: Season 2, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (new season), Prince Avalanche , Berberian Sound Studio, Angel's Share, Blackfish, Stranded, Our Nixon, and Blood. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD's this week (detailed list): Man of Steel, Turbo, Man of Tai Chi, Angels Sing, Sightseers, The Angels' Share, Adore, Battle of the Year, Jayne Mansfield's Car, The Hunt, Touchy Feely, You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet, Some Girl(s), and Berberian Sound Studio. Interesting streaming releases include American Horror Story (new season), White Collar (new season), Lovelace, Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, Zombie Hunter, Gallowwalkers, Nightmare in Red, White and Blue, Wish You Were Here, Journey of the Universe: An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth and Human Transformation, The Horde, Syrup, Holes, and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): The Smurfs 2, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Good Ol' Freda, Let's Get Lost, Drinking Buddies, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, The Future, Winnie Mandela, UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis, and Scoot and Kassie's Christmas Adventure. Interesting streaming releases this week include Resident Evil: Apocalypse, The Iceman, Cry-Baby, Farscape, Dances with Wolves, Where the Buffalo Roam, Lair of the White Worm, The Two Jakes, Hannibal, Gods and Monsters, Kalifornia, Black Sunday, Bandits, Apocalypse Now, and Apocalypse Now Redux. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): R.I.P.D., Red 2, Applause, The Canyons, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, and Red Obsession. Interesting streaming releases include Killing Season, Red Cliff: Theatrical Version, Red Dawn, Serious Moonlight, Ondine, My Week with Marilyn, Jim Norton: American Degenerate, Russian Ark, The Burning Plain, The Oxford Murders, I Am Love, and Saving Santa. Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): The Internship, Planes, The Way Way Back, The To Do List, The Conjuring, Breaking the Girls, Violet & Daisy, Bridegroom, Passione, All Is Bright, And While We Were Here, Hannah Arendt, Crystal Fairy, Dead in Tombstone, and Barbie & Her Sisters in A Pony Tale. Interesting streaming releases in the past week include The American, Only God Forgives, The Joneses, Grabbers, Francis Ha, Barbara, and Joan Rivers: Don't Start With Me. Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): Pacific Rim, The Heat, Barbara, The Attack, Prince Avalanche, Grabbers, Dealin' with Idiots, Paradise, Frances Ha, I Declare War, Ip Man: The Final Fight, Becoming Traviata, The Paradise: Season 1, Blackfish, Scooby-Doo! Ruh-Roh Robot!, and Chuggington: Chief Wilson. Interesting streaming releases include Skyfall, That 70's Show, Sharknado, The Host, Dead Man Down, LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload, Computer Chess, The Lifeguard, and Europa Report. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Hacking NetFlix
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