Netflix hits Italy, Portugal and Spain in October. The coolest thing about Netflix going international is the relationships it is developing with filmmakers around the world. The ability to see the story of the Spanish Conquest from the eyes of Spaniards is going to be really really amazing. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/alfonso-arau-talks-netflix-spanish-779949
This is a fantastic look at how streaming touches everything about entertainment. Reading this, I flash back to January 2007, sitting in a conference room at Netflix HQ with Reed and watching him demo the streaming app. I was watching the defining moment of a revolution. Pretty cool.
Here’s Richard Von Busack’s excellent piece for MetroActive: http://www.metroactive.com/features/Streaming-Television-Film-Netflix-Hulu-Amazon-Prime.html