OVERRATED: The Netflix network

Nothing against the cliche-upending "Orange Is the New Black" and the acidic nihilism of "House of Cards," but even as Netflix shifts from providing rentals to original TV, something is getting lost: movies. After helping to shutter video stores great and small ¿ Blockbuster finally fell this year ¿ Netflix's streaming film options remain thin. If you want to see a movie off the beaten path, most likely you'll have to buy it ¿ much to the studios' delight.
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