Posts By James R
Top 20 VOD films of 2013December 31, 2013 | James R
Ah, 2013. The year that saw Netflix start producing Emmy Award-winning original content, the BFI launch its own video on-demand player and, of course, the arrival of VODzilla.co.
At the end of 12 months that have seen digital distribution … Read More
Virgin boasts fastest broadband in UK, says NetflixDecember 20, 2013 | James R
Good news for Virgin Media customers: you have the fastest broadband in the UK, according to Netflix.
The internet TV provider’s latest sped test shows that Britain’s broadband is accelerating. Indeed, broadband speeds in the UK were at an average … Read More
Despicable Me 2 breaks sales records to become best-selling digital title everDecember 19, 2013 | James R
Despicable Me 2 has broken sales records to become the best-selling digital title ever in its first week.
Universal announced this week that the animated sequel, starring Steve Carrell as super-villain-turned-unwitting-father-of-three Gru, has stormed the home entertainment market, generating $80 … Read More
Netflix documentary The Square trailer and poster releasedDecember 19, 2013 | James R
Photo credit: Netflix/Noujaim Films
The trailer for the Netflix original documentary The Square has been released.
The film, directed by Jehane Noujaim, is a chronicle of the Egyptian protest movement from the 2011 overthrow of military leader Hosni Mubarak through … Read More
Better Call Saul released exclusively on Netflix in 2014December 16, 2013 | James R
Better Call Saul will be released exclusively on Netflix in 2014, shortly after its broadcast in the US.
The Breaking Bad spin-off, starring Bob Odenkirk, will be available to members of the streaming service every week after its airing in … Read More
Knights of Sidonia rides onto NetflixDecember 16, 2013 | James R
Anime fans have something to look forward to on Netflix next year, as Knights of Sidonia rides onto the internet TV service.
The video on-demand company has announced that the first season of the anime, based on the best-selling manga … Read More
“The butchery begins.” House of Cards Season 2 trailer releasedDecember 16, 2013 | James R
The trailer for House of Cards Season 2 is here – and it’s mouth-wateringly ruthless.
Based on the BBC show of the same name, the Netflix remake House of Cards made huge waves this year when it was released by … Read More
RIP Peter O’Toole: A movie career on-demandDecember 15, 2013 | James R
Peter O’Toole has passed away at the age of 81. Those blue eyes man pierced the screen when he shot to stardom in Lawrence of Arabia – an epic that would cement his position as one of cinema’s greatest actors … Read More
Will Arnett and Aaron Paul saddle up for Netflix Original series Bojack HorsemanDecember 12, 2013 | James R
Will Arnett and Aaron Paul are saddling up for a new Netflix Original series, Bojack Horseman.
The darkly hilarious tale of a washed-up TV horse, the show will run for 12 episodes and can be summed up in five … Read More
Trailer: Netflix original documentary Mitt to premiere in JanuaryDecember 10, 2013 | James R
Netflix will premiere the Mitt Romney documentary Mitt exclusively on Friday 24th January 2014.
If you’ve ever thought to yourself “I wish there were a documentary about Mitt Romney”, then good news! Now, thanks to Netflix, there is one … Read More