Tuesday, September 30, 2014

NEWS: NETFLIX MAKING MOVIES (AGAIN)

The internet is abuzz with news that Netflix, following the success it's had with original series like "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black", is now getting into the original movie business. Of course, the internet seems to be forgetting that the company has tried this before, under the name Red Envelope Entertainment, which met with only limited success before being abandoned (the most notable film released by the company is probably the Romanian abortion drama "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days"). Nevertheless, at least they are getting back into the movie business in a big way, with their first effort being a co-production with The Weinstein Company of a sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon". It has been a long time since the original film was released, and director Ang Lee is not returning, but the first one was so good, it's hard not to be at least a little excited for this. FULL STORY: DEADLINE