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Films Netflix Coming the UK!

Discussion in 'General' started by Parge, 18 Jul 2011.

  1. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    See here

    Good news! Hopefully they won't try and screw us on the cost.

    Though I do feel sorry for the UKs broadband infrastructure!
     
  2. roblikesbeer

    roblikesbeer Bindi's sex slave.

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    It'll be interesting to see how they compete with Lovefilm, as they're pretty well established!
     
  3. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    during my limited experiences with LoveFilm their video streaming was pretty bad imo, though that could be due to shitty internet...

    but competition is good... until one buys out the other...
     
  4. adam_bagpuss

    adam_bagpuss Have you tried turning it off/on ?

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    lol lovefilms internet streaming is rubbish at best.

    1. takes friggin ages to sign up and get verified.
    2. quality is meh
    3. choice of films is very poor often limited to top titles from 3 or 4 years ago or rubbish films or unheard of ones
     
  5. <A88>

    <A88> Trust the Computer

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    Cannot wait. I've been longing for Netflix for goodness knows how long...renting films off Zune videos on the Xbox is simply over-priced and there's just no way I'm gonna start buying films in a digital format until they're DRM free. Blu-Rays + Netflix should be the perfect solution for now.
     
  6. Zinfandel

    Zinfandel Well-Known Member

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    The get Spotify, we get Netflix.

    Good deal!
     
  7. Steelez

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    Their choice is improving quite a lot now but the quality is still terrible.

    Not sure why it says in the article that they won't be using a postal service, whether it's a licencing issue or something else but if I can't rent blue-rays from them it would probably rule me out of using their service.
     
  8. earlydoors

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    Lovefilm is a cracking service and great value - I get 2 discs a month and enjoy the time out.

    Interesting to see what NF has to offer - competition is a good thing!
     
  9. Salty Wagyu

    Salty Wagyu moo

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    Nice, do Netflix do english hard of hearing subs? One of the reasons I never cared for Lovefilm or PS3 store Movies.
     
  10. <A88>

    <A88> Trust the Computer

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    I'm quite sure they do.
     
  11. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    They've just re-arranged (read: increased) their fee structure in the US because the DVD postal service was costing so much money so its likely to do with that. As someone lucky enough to have a stable, fast net connection I say bring it on, though I do understand thats not possible for everyone.
     
  12. Ficky Pucker

    Ficky Pucker I

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    awesome news.
     
  13. Zabuza

    Zabuza New Member

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    Nice, but would rather have something where I could download a high quality movie and keep it forever (legally).
     
  14. Salisant

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    Will be nice to see what they offer over here and how much it is going to cost
     

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