The first film screening in history took place on December 28, 1895 in Paris, a historic event that was witnessed by 35 people and was directed by the Lumière brothers. In the new millennium, far away from that time, the way of making and watching movies has been totally transformed, proof of this is Netflix.
In comparison, now it is not necessary to go to a square or to the cinema to enjoy the moviesbecause with the advancement of technology and the arrival of streaming platforms there have been many advantages that movie lovers have obtained, like the fact of enjoying diverse plots and genres within reach of a click And no need to wonder how to download a video from Facebook.
Currently there are not only 500 one-minute movies available, as in those days, but Netflix and its competitors have a extensive catalog of productions, so the dilemma now is which titles to watch.
However, in this wave of novelties there are films that have managed to stand out and position themselves in the public’s taste. Then we leave you the list of the most popular from Netflix Colombia.
one. The In Between
After surviving a car accident that took her boyfriend’s life, a teenage girl believes he is trying to reconnect with her from beyond the grave. (FILMAFFINITY)
two. To Yakuza Princess
In Brazil, Akemi discovers that she is the heir to the Yakuza empire. Right after that, her fate spirals into violence and mystery, where a gaijin (foreigner) who has been protecting her all this time, Shiro, may have been sent to kill her.
3. Playing with fire
When Fire Superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo, and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery, and Finley Rose Slater) during a forest fire, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet: babysitting. Unable to locate the children’s parents, the firefighters have their lives, jobs and even their firehouse turned upside down and quickly learn that children, like fires, are wild and unpredictable.
Four. choose or die
A broke college girl decides to play an obscure 1980s survival computer game in search of an unclaimed $125,000 prize. But the game curses her and she faces dangerous decisions and challenges that alter her reality. After a series of unexpectedly terrifying moments, she realizes that she is no longer playing for the money, but for her life.
5. the occupant
A young married couple buys a beautiful house on several acres of land in Napa Valley only to discover that the man they bought it from refuses to leave the property.
6. The son
All the Breyers have ever wanted is something theoretically simple: a child. Despite his attempts, that wish does not seem to come true. Until, one night, something falls on the farm where they live: a ship with a child inside. As he grows older, he discovers that he has special abilities that do not allow him to fit in, abilities that end up bringing out the worst in him.
7. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Hosted by comedian Jon Stewart, it is the most popular political satire format on American television. It has been on the air on Comedy Central since 1996 and has won 18 Primetime Emmys. It defines itself as a fake news program and focuses its particular point of view on current affairs, the news, political figures and the media, fundamentally with the aim of making people laugh. The show usually begins with a monologue by Jon Stewart related to the main headlines of today. After this monologue, he gives way to his numerous correspondents and finally ends with an interview with a well-known character.
8. the indomitable shrew
When a heartbroken scientist returns to her village to start over, her brother hires a handsome stranger to convince her to sell her land.
9. One more of the family
Bella is a dog who has grown up with her owner Lucas (Jonah Hauer-King). Together, dog and owner, they live happily. But one day, Bella gets lost and thus begins a new and exciting adventure, since she embarks on a journey of more than 600 kilometers to return to her house and be able to meet her owner again. Along the way, Ella Bella will meet a series of new friends and manage to bring some comfort and joy into her lives.
A former mob hitman (Nicholas Cage) seeks revenge on the kingpins who brought about his wrongful imprisonment 22 years ago. The only thing that makes him reconsider executing his violent plans is the new relationship he has with his beloved son.
*Some titles may be repeated in the ranking because they are different episodes or seasons, and they may not have a description because the platform does not provide them.
The splendor of Netflix
Netflix has become the most important streaming platform in recent years and its success has led most entertainment companies to promote their own platforms, such as Disney+ and HBO, among others.
Although started as a company that offered DVD rental services through postal mail, it was in 2011 when the company started operations outside the United States and Canada, by offering its catalog via streaming in Latin America and the Caribbean. A year later it would also reach some European countries and later Asia.
In 2011 the company ventured to start with the production of its own content that started with the successful series house of cardswhich led her to create her studio in 2016. By 2018 it would be defined as a global internet television network.
Previously, on January 16, 2014, one of the most important moments arrived for Netflix: be nominated for an Oscar for the first time in its history with the documentary The Square.
Its catalog includes films that have won an Academy Award, multi-award-winning and viral series such as Squid Gameor important products in Spanish such as The Money Heist Y Elite.
According to the latest information released by the firm itself, after reaching glory figures during the pandemic, it was announced that in the first quarter of 2022 it lost 200 thousand users, the strongest blow the company has received in a decade. Among the causes of this collapse are the sharing of passwords and the growing competition.
However, that’s not all, as the streaming company estimates that it will lose two million accounts in the second quarter of 2022, so this year is expected to be the worst in its history.
How to make a Netflix party or Teleparty?
netflix partyalso know as telepartyhas become one of the most popular applications that has given the streaming platform a plus, as it has allowed users to see the same content at the same time with friends, partner or family even if they are not in the same space.
Created as a Google extension, this tool mixes the ability to stream simultaneously with a tray of text messageswhere participants can exchange their thoughts in real time.
Although this tool has not been developed as such by Netflix, just go to the Teleparty page and install google chrome extension. Once installed, you must open the account, play what you want to see and click on the Netflix Party (NP) icon that will turn red and then give the “start party” option that will provide a link that can be shared with more people to join.