Questions tagged [netflix]

American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media and flat rate DVD-by-mail. To be used for general questions about Netflix, not for questions about individual films or shows streamed on or produced by Netflix.

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Are movies made for Netflix eligible for Academy Awards

These days Netflix is making movies especially for itself like Bright starring Will Smith. There are many more movies to be made for Netflix. Are these movies eligible for Academy Awards as they are ...
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How do streaming services earn money?

Netflix and Prime are (I think) the two leading competitors in streaming services. Both services are releasing original movies and shows which are exclusively available in their platform. But what's ...
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Why do TV series and films get removed from Netflix Streaming?

Netflix Streaming offers access to tons of TV shows and movies. The TV shows and films they have available are constantly changing though. Netflix trumpets new content deals every few months that ...
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Why did Netflix rename “What Happened to Monday” to “7 Sisters”

The movie What Happened To Monday was released by Netflix on their streaming service, and kept that name for the majority of its stay. Recently, Netfix changed the name to "7 Sisters" but kept the ...
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Why are there lines missing from the Netflix versions of Buffy?

Forgive me if this is the wrong stack for this, but it definitely seems TV related -- Netflix is my only TV provider! This question is primarily about Buffy the Vampire Slayer; I was watching the ...
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What are the awards for which Netflix original movies are eligible?

What are the awards, that movies made for Netflix and Amazon Prime Video exclusively eligible for? They are eligible for Academy awards if they follow the rules of running in theatre for seven days. ...
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Why are there so many versions of “Criminal:[country]”?

Netflix recently advertised a new criminal series called "Criminal: United Kingdom". The series is really minimalist - shot in two rooms (and a bit of corridor)*, 50 minutes long episodes - ...
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Watermark or Encoding Error?

I was watching a show on Netflix this evening and a strange image flashed on the screen like a subliminal message ... I scrubbed back a few seconds and found the frame in question. This does not look ...
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Why does MCU and Netflix MCU differ so much in showing graphic content?

Disney has strict rules on showing graphic content in its movies. We see a lot less blood even if a character falls from a great height. But Marvel shows, especially on Netflix, have a lot of graphic ...
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Who writes the descriptions on Netflix? [closed]

Netflix has short descriptions of the films, TV series, and TV episodes in its listings. Who writes those? Are they supplied by the studio or does someone at Netflix write them? Examples:
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Why did Disney go with Netflix to air their Marvel's Defenders' series?

Netflix has some aired series from Marvel Studios, Daredevil and Jessica Jones. They will be continuing the partnership into the future and both series have been, according to Netflix, very ...
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How are colourized season 1 episodes available on Netflix?

I've been watching Bewitched on Netflix, and I noticed that two episodes in season 1 are in colour, while the rest of the episodes in the season are in black and white. I read that the show switched ...
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Profit of movies streamed on Netflix

Basically the movies that are streamed on Netflix aren't released in theaters, right? So my question is - How do production companies make profit after streaming their movies on Netflix? Of course, ...
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Is Netflix Considered a Movie Studio or a Movie Distributor?

I am wondering if Netflix is considered a movie studio or a movie distributor. I've done my research defining the two within the context of the film industry. The reason why I'm asking this question ...
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Why is Brooklyn Nine-Nine not on Netflix despite the announcement?

I've read before that Season 6 of Brooklyn Nine-Nine should be released on Netflix in March 2020 in multiple countries, including the Czech Republic: https://nextalerts.com/brooklyn-nine-nine-season-...