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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Square’

Tumbleweeds For Netflix Shows During Monday’s Emmys

Netflix originals accumulated a total of thirty-one Emmy nominations last month, but Monday night’s ceremony didn’t amount to much for them. They did manage to snag seven awards in the Creative Arts session, but those were given before the Primetime ceremony, and don’t get nearly the attention. Orange is the New Black’s Uzo Aduba won Outstanding Guest Actress in a …

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Netflix Originals Net 31 Emmy Nominations

Last year, Netflix originals combined for fourteen Emmy nominations. This year, the number has more than doubled with thirty-one, including thirteen for House of Cards and twelve for Orange is the New Black. The nominations are as follows. House of Cards: Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series (Robin Wright); Outstanding Lead Actor in A Drama Series (Kevin Spacey); Outstanding Guest …

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‘The Lady In Number 6’ Gets Netflix Its First Oscar

The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life won the Oscar for documentary short on Sunday evening. While Netflix hasn’t yet made any official announcements about the film, multiple reports last week, indicate that Netflix acquired it. The film was up against CaveDigger, Facing Fear, Karama Has No Walls, and Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall. …

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Google Suggests You Watch ‘House Of Cards’ Online For Free At Stream-TV Over Netflix [Updated]

Update: Since this was first published, Google is now showing Netflix at the top of the organic results for the House of Cards example. It has also been brought to my attention that nobody is really using the “watch house of cards” query. I guess that’s good. I really wasn’t trying to suggest that this is the way everybody gets …

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Netflix’s Oscar-Nominated Documentary ‘The Square’ Is Now Available To Stream

The Square, which is nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, is now available to stream on Netflix. The nominations came out on Thursday, with The Square facing competition from The Act of Killing, Cutie and the Boxer, Dirty Wars and 20 Feet From Stardom. All of those except for 20 Feet From Stardom are available to stream …

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Netflix Gets First Oscar Nomination With ‘The Square’

Jehane Noujaim’s documentary The Square has been nominated for an Oscar, adding to the list of Netflix content award nominations. The film follows the protests in Tahrir Square from the 2011 overthrow of Hosni Mubarak through the ousting of Mohammed Morsi in 2013. Netflix announced in November that it had acquired the film, calling it its first major original documentary. …

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Creator Of ‘The Square,’ Netflix’s First Major Documentary, Was On The Daily Show

Jehane Noujaim, the documentarian behind The Square, appeared on The Daily Show this week in an interview with Jon Stewart: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook Netflix announced last month that it had acquired the film about the protests in …

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Netflix May Be Looking For An Oscar To Put Next To Its Emmy

Netflix made television history earlier this year when its original shows were nominated for a total of fourteen Emmys, and then again, when one of its shows won three (House of Cards). Now, Netflix could be poised to make a similar mark in the movie industry. The company announced today that it has made what it calls the first “major” …

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Netflix Acquires Documentary ‘The Square,’ Considers It Its First Major Doc

Netflix just announced another documentary acquisition, calling this one its first “major” one for its original documentary initiative. Apparently it’s already getting some Oscar buzz. The film is The Square. It’s described as “a riveting, deeply human chronicle of the Egyptian protest movement.” Netflix gives a more detailed description in its announcement: The film captures the immediacy and intensity of …

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