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Netflix is ditching star ratings, but will you give the new system a thumbs up?

Netflix is ditching star ratings, but will you give the new system a thumbs up? If the critic in you loves nothing more than star-rating a Netflix movie once the credits start to roll, you’ll be disappointed to learn that the streaming giant is about to ditch the option.Comparing the two methods, the company discovered that users were overwhelmingly more likely to rate a movie when given a binary choice than when faced with the traditional star-rating system.

Netflix is totally changing up how you rate content

Netflix is totally changing up how you rate content The streaming service's VP of Product Todd Yellin said that thumbs up and down got 200 percent more ratings than the star-rating feature when tested on "hundred of thousands of members" in 2016.“We’re spending many billions of dollars on the titles we’re producing and licensing, and with these big catalogs, that just adds a challenge.

Netflix might explore mobile-specific cuts of movies, television shows

Netflix might explore mobile-specific cuts of movies, television shows Earlier this week, Neil Hunt, Netflix chief product officer, said that the company might be exploring “mobile-specific cuts of its original movies and TV shows,” The Verge reported.This ought to appeal to the growing proportion of Netflix users who are consuming content primarily via their mobile devices.

Danny Rand is a bad person, and 18 other thoughts I had while watching 'Iron Fist'

Danny Rand is a bad person, and 18 other thoughts I had while watching 'Iron Fist' Here are some thoughts I had while watching the first two episodes, "Snow Gives Way" and "Shadow Hawk Takes Flight.This is actually the most upsetting part of the entire two episodes I watched, but for once it's not Iron Fist's fault.

Now you can skip the opening credits while watching Netflix

Now you can skip the opening credits while watching Netflix In part of a series of announcements Friday about small but crucial changes to its platform, Netflix revealed a "Skip Intro" button that does exactly what it says.As soon as the credits start — whether they're at the beginning, like one of Netflix's Marvel shows, or after a couple minutes — a little rectangular button pops up giving you the option to SKIP INTRO.

Demonic Anime Classic Devilman Is Resurfacing as a Netflix Original Series

Demonic Anime Classic Devilman Is Resurfacing as a Netflix Original Series The upcoming Devilman: Crybaby was just announced via Netflix, and it will include iconic Japanese anime director and writer Masaaki Yuasa, who’s taking charge of the project at large.For the unfamiliar, Devilman was an anime and manga series that aired on Japanese TV back in 1972, and it followed teenager Akira Fudo on a long and sordid journey through the world of demons.

Want to stream Aamir Khan's movies? Netflix may soon have them

Want to stream Aamir Khan's movies? Netflix may soon have them The partnership, when finalized, will include exclusive digital rights for Aamir Khan's upcoming movie "Thugs of Hindostan," said one source.As part of the partnership, Netflix is also seeking "pre-television" rights (rights to stream the movie before it is premiered on cable TV) for the movies, said the other source.

Reviewers find Dave Chappelle still at the top of the game in new Netflix specials

Reviewers find Dave Chappelle still at the top of the game in new Netflix specials 12 years is a long time to be out of the game, but Dave Chappelle would never forget how to play.Though he hasn't recorded a live special in over a decade, Chappelle has toured and used footage from recent performances in his new Netflix specials.

MovieBob Reviews: IRON FIST (Season 1)

MovieBob Reviews: IRON FIST (Season 1) Well, it’s finally happened – The Marvel Cinematic/Television/Streaming Universe has finally produced an installment that simply outright sucks.“Wow, this got boring fast” sense – Iron Fist is a legitimate full-on piece of shit.

Not getting credit for 'Key & Peele' hurt Dave Chappelle's feelings

Not getting credit for 'Key & Peele' hurt Dave Chappelle's feelings Dave Chappelle's latest Netflix special takes what appears to be a loving poke at Key & Peele, but in an interview with CBS, Chappelle got more in-depth.He told Gayle King that it "hurt [his] feelings" to see Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele excel in a format that Chappelle himself worked on for years at Comedy Central.

Why you should care about the return of Dave Chappelle

Why you should care about the return of Dave Chappelle Twelve years after disappearing off the face of the earth, Dave Chappelle is making his comeback.Here are three big reasons why you should care about the comedian's return.

What Would it Have Taken to Make Iron Fist Good?

What Would it Have Taken to Make Iron Fist Good? I write about TV for a living and watching Iron Fist is the most it’s felt like work in a long time.We may never know for sure, but let’s play armchair showrunner for a bit to to try and find out what, if anything, would have made Iron Fist better.

Netflix's 'Death Note' teaser trailer opens the book on horror and destruction

Netflix's 'Death Note' teaser trailer opens the book on horror and destruction Netflix is ready to open up a new world of death and destruction.The streaming service has debuted the first teaser trailer for Death Note, a creepy horror flick from The Guest and Blair Witch director Adam Wingard.

What's coming to Netflix in April 2017

What's coming to Netflix in April 2017 The snow is melting, and so, apparently, are Netflix's contracts for fantastic genre shows like Angel, Buffy and Firefly.Come April, those titles will leave the streaming provider, along with Dollhouse, The X-Files and several Superman movies.

The trailer for 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' is everything you want it to be

The trailer for 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' is everything you want it to be Get ready for the new robot roll call.Netflix on Wednesday dropped a trailer for the anticipated reboot of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Netflix Gives Us a Heart Attack with Surprise Death Note Trailer

Netflix Gives Us a Heart Attack with Surprise Death Note Trailer Netflix put out a trailer for their American remake of Death Note.” Which is also the final line of the trailer as Light appears to meet the Shinigami.

All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in April 2017

All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in April 2017 Several classic series are leaving Netflix.From my probably incorrect memory, a few of these have been with Netflix since the start of streaming.

Here's Your First Death Note Trailer (and Release Date)

Here's Your First Death Note Trailer (and Release Date) The American adaptation of the popular Japanese series now has a trailer.It's been a long time coming, but we finally have a trailer and release date for the American Death Note movie.

New Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Trailer Gets Us Hyped for the Not Too Distant Future

New Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Trailer Gets Us Hyped for the Not Too Distant Future The streaming service just put out the trailer for the long-awaited return of Mystery Science Theater 3000.That essential low-budget charm is on display, with every exterior shot and special effect being constructed from cardboard and plywood.