‘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…

Netflix Acquires Another Oscar-Nominated Film: ‘The Lady In Number 6’

Netflix has reportedly acquired its second Oscar-nominated documentary with short The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life. The film is nominated for the Documentary Short Subject category, and is up against CaveDigger, Facing Fear, Karama Has No Walls,…

Netflix Gets Documentary ‘The Fabulous Ice Age’

Netflix appears to have gained exclusive streaming rights for documentary The Fabulous Ice Age, at least for four months. The title is currently available for streaming. Netflix just uploaded the trailer on YouTube: Here’s the description from Netflix: For decades,…

‘Mitt’ To Hit Netflix Today

Mitt, the latest original documentary from Netflix is due to become available to subscribers today, though as of the time of this writing it’s not up just yet. The film, which premiered at Sundance (where Romney himself made a surprise…

Romney Shows Up At Sundance Premiere For Netflix’s ‘Mitt’

Mitt, the Netflix documentary following former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, premiered at Sundance over the weekend, and Romney himself made a surprise appearance. “The ending I probably won’t like, but nonetheless, I think it will be a good experience and…

Director Of Netflix’s ‘Mitt’ Amazed At How ‘Cheap’ Romney Is

While The Square is getting a lot of publicity this week for its Oscar nomination, another Netflix original documentary will debut next week on the 24th. Mitt follows the six years that filmmaker Greg Whitely had exclusive access to former…

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,…

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…

Microsoft to Release Documentaries on Xbox Consoles

At Microsoft’s big Xbox One announcement this summer, the company chose to focus on its new console as a multimedia machine and heavily promoted the use of the device to watch TV. Though Microsoft’s marketing message has shifted slightly toward…

Netflix Releases Trailer For Original Mitt Romney Documentary ‘Mitt’

Last week, Netflix announced its latest original documentary Mitt. The film follows former presidential candidate Mitt Romney along the campaign trail, providing what Netflix describes as “an intimate, rarely seen, behind-the-scenes look at a candidate running for the presidency.” Netflix…