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The Last Blockbuster

The Last Blockbuster is a fun and easy watch, but the Netflix-shaped giant filtering each and every claim from the documentary’s subjects makes one question the film’s credibility: who else will streaming services squash in their journey to ubiquity?

“And, in fact, (Netflix is) providing a fair amount of Canadian content so that would suggest that there are many Canadians who want to see some Canadian content when they watch video and a streaming service would do well to ensure that it’s there.”—Michael Geist, U of O professor of common law and Canadian Research Chair in Internet and eCommerce Law

Need some ideas for a nice Netflix and chill night for your upcoming Valentine’s Day plans or any ol’ date night with your S/O? Well we’ve got you covered, with this variety of films to choose from—perfect for cuddling or to set the mood for more.

After binge-watching all eight episodes of Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, a third-year U of O student went on a cleaning-spree. But it seems that she’s taken Kondo’s advice a little too seriously.

Jane Drummond, the student in question, has been on a “rampage” according to her concerned roommates Kristopher Trent and Jennifer Fremont.

“Even in the context to which there might be some indication of (creepiness to the stalker’s actions), it’s never really pushed to the degree which we actually see how terrifying it really is.”—Julie Lalonde, women’s rights activist, and survivor of stalking.

Both movies take to the screens this summer after long Asian-American film drought.

How susceptible are we to complex social pressures? Moreover, given the right circumstances, are we willing to do something in the heat of the moment that we would normally consider wrong?

Maintaining your perfect summer bod can be a daunting task, but the Tomato is here to help. Working out can be fun if you do it right, and with this list we guarantee that by the end of the summer you’ll be ready for your next Friends marathon.

Branching out to different language programs Photo: Courtesy of Netflix We are in the golden age of television with channels like HBO, Showcase, AMC, and Netflix vying for the top awards year after year. Netflix has found yet another successful formula in Narcos. The captivating drama focuses on drug lord Pablo Escobar, and the war …

Are You Still Watching? turns the camera onto viewers Photo: Alamy, Creative Commons Netflix’s latest hit series asks its audience Are You Still Watching? and so far the answer has been a resounding yes. The show consists of a blank screen, silence, and a passive aggressive pop-up message that won’t go away–and yet is so …

Three years and over a million Netflix customers later, Rogers and Shaw are trying to get into the online streaming game. Their new service, Shomi launches in November. It looks like Netflix without the red, provides similar programming, and will initially be available only to existing Rogers and Shaw customers for $8.99 a month.

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