Netflixing the World

netflix is shrinking the world Max Guther

Max Guther.

… Netflix has discovered something startling: Despite a supposed surge in nationalism across the globe, many people like to watch movies and TV shows from other countries… A list of Netflix’s most watched and most culturally significant recent productions looks like a Model United Nations: Besides [Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up”] show, there’s the comedian Hannah Gadsby’s “Nanette” from Australia; from Britain, “Sex Education” and “You”; “Elite” from Spain; “The Protector” from Turkey; and “Baby” from Italy.

(Farhad Manjoo, “Netflix Is Shrinking the World,” NYTimes, 2-22-19)

(c) 2019 JMN.

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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