Oscar Stock #6 – Netflix (NFLX)
Quentin Tarantino plays fast and loose with WWII history in Inglourious Basterds – his gory but funny flick about a plan to blow up a
movie theater in France while Nazi leaders are in attendance. The theater’s old archive of nitrate films super-sizes the explosion. Though never a serious contender, the Tarantino flick was up for the Best Picture nod as a darkhorse nominee. It did see an Oscar, however, with Christoph Waltz’s win as Best Supporting Actor.
We’ve come a long way in movie technology and now don’t even need “film” for films, let alone highly flammable nitrate.
And the runaway leader in digital movies right now is, of course, the mail-order hit Netflix (NFLX).
The company is right up against its 52-week high after the company’s CFO estimated NFLX will ship 18% more movies in 2010 — a sure sign of
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