Monday, 17 January, 2022

Topic: Netflix

Netflix needs new subscribers. It’s hoping to ride ‘Squid Game’-led Korean surge

Investors expect Netflix to continue its track record of adding 20 mn or so customers each year. To do so, Asia Pacific represents its greatest growth opportunity.

We thought Dexter tanked in front of Breaking Bad. But Phillips redeemed it with New Blood

While Breaking Bad became a fixture on Netflix, Dexter was left as a cautionary tale. With New Blood, it's not the case anymore.

Pakistanis high on Netflix, Princess Diana and Humayun Saeed. But Fawad Khan fans sulking

Users online had raised objections when a Pakistani role in Netflix’s popular Korean series Squid Game was played by an Indian.

How Netflix got caught in the South China Sea dispute

Last year, Netflix had to remove two episodes from Australian spy drama series ‘Pine Gap’ following complaints from the Philippines and Vietnam.

Not all superheroes wear a cape. Netflix’s Minnal Murali wears a Mundu

When one thinks of superhero movies, one can anticipate violence or crime and lots of pseudoscience. Minnal Murali is nothing like that.

Thank you, Netflix but there’s something called too much of a good thing

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Netflix India cuts prices by up to 60% to compete with rivals Amazon, Disney

The streaming service made reductions across all its four-tier plans with the largest cut on Netflix's entry-level plan, which was lowered to Rs 199 a month from Rs 499.

Netflix’s Meenakshi Sundareshwar is all about the ‘South Indian aesthetic’. It lacks basics

The 2.5-hour-long film is about Tamil culture made by non-South Indians, who are extremely focused on convincing you otherwise.

The horror in Netflix’s ‘Burari Deaths’ is that any of our homes can be a ‘house of secrets’

As journalists, police, neighbours, friends and even family try to make sense of what happened in the Delhi household in 2018, it’s clear that we’ll always ask ‘what if’.

Squid Game shows how Netflix has mastered the art of keeping its subscribers

The enticement of a bizarre plot, mysterious title and hefty degree of FOMO has fueled "Squid Game" curiosity around the world, making it Netflix’s biggest series ever.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.