I rarely watch new movies anymore. Spielberg once said he was
interested in movies anyone could watch, the "big hitters" so to speak.
It's easy to see why. He studied the golden era classics and why they
worked, then he capitalized on them. We were given a story, some virtue, some
thrill ride, some thought provoking, and some new marriages of ideas. His blend
didn't offend anyone, except the people who revolted at sentiment as if joy
was a disease. That crowd seems to have taken over Hollywood since the Spielberg
era.Marvel, Michael Bay, Netflix, HBO, it's all filth,
glorified violence, excessive recycling of material, cheap parlor tricks to make
up for increasingly weak dialog, and anything else that helps the cookie cutter
format cash in as long as it's able to. Creativity and intelligence do
exist in art still, it's just not found in Hollywood. I'm not sure it
ever was really. A few directors managed to break into success and gave us
several classics worth watching. But Hollywood? No, Hollywood is and always has
been the problem.We don't need a filter premium that still
means funding trash.We need studios outside of L.A.
I might pay $8 per month for studio content. Not worth it to piggyback the
existing Netflix fee
This is wonderful news from Vidangel. I use Netflix but have to bypass a lot of
movies due to the language. I am also a Clearplay user. Have 3 of their players
1 of which is their blu-ray player. Love it. This is awesome to hear that the
technology is available for streaming ! Yahoo !!!!!
I'm a fantasy fan, but Game of Thrones reportedly has so much violence,
sex, and nudity in it that I wonder how much of a plot would be left without it.
With VidAngel, it was a wonderful thing to have. Now, however, they just seem to
make it better.
The question is...since they're essentially viewing your netflix on the
cloud then streaming that to your device, is that another violation of the DMCA
or not? And if it is will Vidangel once again decry it as "they're
censoring us!" LOL. At least there are some other options out there now
(clearplay, play it my way)...
This is great news and the outcome I was hoping for. The system VidAngel had in
place didn't have a good chance of prevailing in court so I'm glad
they'll be able to continue in a new and more legitimate way. Hopefully
they can quickly settle the case against Disney and sign a similar licensing
agreement with the major studios. As far as pricing goes, $8/month
seems reasonable for the services they provide (this will be especially true
once they get major studio content). The price of the content is what it is, and
there's plenty of less expensive stuff out there for those who don't
want to pay.
Not sure how vid angel sees this as a win. The old platform of a $1 rental made
sense. Paying $7.99 per mo for vid angel only makes sense. But paying $20/mo for
someone else to fast forward Netflix for me isn't worth the cost. I think
vid angel goes out of business quickly.
Well, good for them, but the cost is a deterrent for what my family wants to
watch. We want to watch Game of Thrones, but that costs $4 an episode on Amazon,
then the VidAngel cost. Yet, I can buy all six seasons on blu-ray (Amazon) for
less than $1.50 an episode.I guess we will continue waiting until
content producers get a clue on pricing. Hmm, now that I think about it, that
isn't true, we moved on long ago to watching other things, even though
we've read all the books. Most likely we will someday view GOT on broadcast