For all of its flash and prestige as a brand, Netflix as a business has had its ups and downs in recent quarters, with turnover in the C-suite and increasing debt obligations raising some concerns. After peaking last June at $423.21, its stock ended 2018 well below that mark, just shy of $300.
Netflix has been criticized for using stock footage of Canada’s Lac-Megantic rail tragedy in movie Bird Box. According to the BBC, Netflix has said it will not be removing the brief clip used early in the film to depict a fictional news story about an apocalyptic scenario. Netflix was unavailable for comment.
Nielsen has offered more data to back up Netflix’s assertion that its original movie Bird Box is the streaming giant’s biggest movie hit, reporting that nearly 26 million U.S. subscribers watched it in its first week.
Last week, Netflix offered a rare morsel of data about its programming, affirming that 45 million memb…
Netflix, which is notoriously strict in refusing to reveal data about its platform, lifted the veil on Sandra Bullock thriller Bird Box by revealing in a tweet that 45,037,125 accounts streamed the film during its first seven days.
That tally was the highest for any Netflix original film in its first week, according to…
In the wake of the devastating Southern California wildfires, Netflix has canceled its second AFI red carpet for the Sandra Bullock movie Bird Box out of respect to the victims and those battling the tragedy. The screening for the movie will go on as planned at the TCL Chinese Theatre tonight at 7:30PM.
While Sandra Bullock would eventually fall in love with Bird Box—a Netflix horror-thriller based on a novel by Josh Malerman and directed by Susanne Bier—the Oscar winner had quite a different reaction to the material in her first interaction with it some years ago.
"I thought it was intriguing, but there was something…
The American Film Institute today unveiled its full lineup of galas that will screen at this year’s AFI Fest, and judging from the list it looks like Netflix is conquering yet another fall film festival with no less than three of the five screenings announced this morning.