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I run a blog about Netflix, Blockbuster, DVD, movies, technology, etc.
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Noah, The Protector 2, Cuban Fury, Five Dances, Half of a Yellow Sun, It Felt Like Love, On My Way, The Den, At Berkeley, Boxing Gym, Domestic Violence, Finding Vivian Maier, La Danse -- Le Ballet de l'Opera de Paris, UFC 172: Jones vs Teixeira, and Crazy Horse. Interesting recent streaming releases include The Samaritan, Lost Girl (new season), FrackNation, Southcliffe, A Short History of Decay, All Cheerleaders Die, Lizzie Borden Took an Axe, Christmas with the Kranks, Airplane vs. Volcano, and A Monster in Paris. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): 300: Rise of an Empire, Sabotage, The Suspect, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club, Cesar Chavez, Heaven Is for Real, All Cheerleaders Die, Winter's Tale, Blue Ruin, and GMO OMG. Interesting recent streaming releases include The Master, The Immigrant, Hitch, Downloaded, Dead in Tombstone, Manhunter, The Act of Killing, and Inside Lego. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Lego Movie, Under the Skin, Bethlehem, Joyride 3: Roadkill, A Night in Old Mexico, The Face of Love, Open Grave, Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!, and Bad Johnson. Interesting streaming releases include Hemlock Grove (new season), Out of the Furnace, Homefront, The Power of Few, The Secret, Maidentrip, I Am Devine, 13 Sins, and Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new DVD releases this week (detailed list): Bad Words, The Raid 2, Le Week-End, Nymphomaniac: Volume I, Nymphomaniac: Volume II, Stage Fright, Jodorowsky's Dune, Maidentrip, and Watermark. Interesting streaming releases include Louis C.K.: Hilarious, Tesla: Master of Lightning, The Stand, Phantoms, Patton, Night of the Running Man, The Manchurian Candidate, The Karate Kid, Ghandi, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids , Black Rock, Basic Instinct, Bad Santa, and 12 Angry Men. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVDs this week (detailed list): RoboCop, Like Father, Like Son, The Lunchbox, The Returned, The Unknown Known, and Son of God. Interesting streaming releases include XXX: State of the Union, Lawless, Gambit, Witches of East End, Wolf Creek 2, Journey to the West, and Tarzan. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): Blood Ties, Masters of Sex, Faust, Redwood Highway, Rob the Mob, Some Velvet Morning, Two Lives, What Richard Did, Wolf Creek 2, Enemy, Repentance, $ellebrity, Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, FrackNation, and Pandora's Promise. Interesting streaming releases include Grand Piano, Copper (new season), Heartland (new season), Almost Human, Mixology, The Birthday Boys, Oldboy, and American Courtesans . Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): 3 Days to Kill, Ernest & Celestine, Sophia Grace and Rosie's: A Royal Adventure, Authors Anonymous, Walk of Shame, Jimmy P., Joe, Almost Human, 13 Sins, JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time, UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler, and DCI Banks: Season 1. Interesting streaming releases include World War Z, World War Z: Unrated Version, Devil's Knot, Jane Eyre (2011), Curse of the Dragon Slayer, Bonnie & Clyde, Haunt, Someone Marry Barry, TV Junkie, , and Smurfs 2. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Sorry it's been so quiet aournd here, but I really needed a break (I've been posting on HackingNetflix weekly for 10.5 years). Thanks for the emails -- It's good to be missed and great to be back. - Mike New Netflix DVD releases this week include (detailed list): Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Non-Stop, Her, Adult World, Alan Partridge, Devil's Knot, Omar, Haunt, Capital, Perfect Sisters, The Missing Picture, The Short Game, Tim's Vermeer, and Visitors. Interesting recent streaming releases include The Recruit, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Clear and Present Danger, Cold Mountain, First Night, Johnny Mnemonic, Major League,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Great Expectations, I, Frankenstein, Special ID, Stalingrad, Cowgirls n' Angels 2, The Nut Job, Better Living Through Chemistry, Ride Along, That Awkward Moment, Black Nativity, Goodbye World, Stranger by the Lake, After Tiller, Generation Iron, and Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? Interesting streaming releases include Pain & Gain, Crave, Much Ado About Nothing, Eyes of the Mothman, Finding Normal, and The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box(Mariah Mundi & the Midas Box). Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses, The Art of the Steal, Brightest Star, Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, 7 Boxes, Burn, Simon and the Oaks, UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber, and Justin Bieber's Believe. Interesting recent streaming releases include Gladiator, Forrest Gump, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kill Bill: Vol. 2, Jewel of the Nile, Romancing the Stone, Sneakers, City of Lost Children, Bullet, St. Elmo's Fire, Legend of Bagger Vance, Psych (season 7), Lost Girl (season 1 & 2), How... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD releases this week (detailed list): 47 Ronin, Labor Day, The Best Offer, The Rocket, The Selfish Giant, Escape from Tomorrow, Locker 13, The Bag Man, These Birds Walk, Gimme Shelter, Gloria, Seal Team 8: Behind Enemy Lines, The Legend of Hercules, Bad Country, The Pirate Fairy, and The Little Rascals Save the Day. Interesting streaming releases include Don Jon, Freakshow (season 1), Gold Rush (new seasons), The Benchwarmers, Odd Thomas, Charlie Countryman, and Exit Through the Gift Shop. Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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Note: HackingNetflix has been down because of a very rare outage at Six Apart, our hosting company. They are under a Denial of Service attack, and are working to restore our sites. We have been hosting HackingNetflix on TypePad for more than 10 years, and they have been an awesome company to work with. Here's the full list of new Netflix DVD's this week (detailed list): Chinese Zodiac, Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action!, Walking with Dinosaurs, Barefoot, Delivery Man, Welcome to the Jungle, The Good Witch's Garden, Big Bad Wolves, The Trials of Muhammad Ali, Bettie Page Reveals All,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Hacking NetFlix
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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 Apr 13, 2014 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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