In this episode:
- The debut season of Marvel’s Defenders falls short of our high expectations.
- And Netflix is raising prices, but not enough for us to care.
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What We’re Streaming
Directed by: Brian Helgeland
Written by: Brian Helgeland
This movie is about Jackie Robinson and his journey to becoming a Brooklyn Dodger and his life during that time. — IMDb
The Defenders (Netflix)
Blind ninja. Smart-ass detective. Bulletproof ex-con. Kung Fu billionaire. Marvel’s The Defenders centers on four outsider heroes that have to put aside their personal issues and come together when a villainous sect threatens to destroy New York City. — IMDb
The Latest in Streaming
Wait! Microsoft HAD a streaming service?
You can’t fault Microsoft for trying, but Groove Music, its Spotify competitor, never took off. Today, the company is admitting defeat. Microsoft today announced it will soon shutter both its Groove Music Pass streaming service and the ability to purchase songs and albums in the Windows Store. — TechCruch
Netflix has raised prices on two of its plans.
The streaming provider raised the price of its Standard plan to $10.99 per month from $9.99 per month. The popular plan allows viewers to watch content on two screens at the same time. The Premium plan, which offers streaming on four simultaneous screens and 4K video, jumped in price to $13.99 from $11.99 monthly. The basic plan for one-screen streaming remains at $7.99. — Fortune
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