Movies

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 10, 2014

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While Netflix has thousands of movies available to stream, its original content has focused on TV series, comedy specials and documentaries. A couple of recent high-profile deals, however, are set to change all that. Netflix recently acquired exclusive worldwide rights to four upcoming movies produced by and starring Adam Sandler. While Sandler’s recent films haven’t […]

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Netflix Secures Exclusive Rights for Four New Adam Sandler Movies

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Netflix must really love Adam Sandler: The video subscription service announced late Wednesday that it has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to four upcoming movies produced by and starring Adam Sandler. One of the reasons for the unprecedented deal cited by Netflix is his global appeal. “He is among the few actors in the world […]

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Top Movie Theaters Refuse to Show Netflix’s ‘Crouching Tiger’ Sequel

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The nation’s top theater chains are not bowing down to a new Weinstein Co. deal with Netflix and IMAX. On Monday night, Weinstein Co. announced it will simultaneously debut a “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” sequel on Netflix and IMAX theaters on Aug. 28. Weinstein Co. Co-chairman Harvey Weinstein said in a statement that “the moviegoing […]

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Netflix to Produce and Stream ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Sequel

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Netflix has reached a deal with The Weinstein Co. for its first original movie — a sequel to Ang Lee’s 2000 martial arts pic “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” — set to hit IMAX theaters and the streaming-video service simultaneously next summer. The film, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend,” is slated for a Aug. […]