My relationship with Netflix has blossomed over the years. We started out like most relationships: hot and heavy. Then out of nowhere, Blockbuster Online entered the room, looking hot and smelling nice. So I dumped Netflix…only to crawl back several months later.
Since that pivotal point, our relationship has not been without its ups and downs (Yes, I returned The Departed – don’t ask me again!), but for the most part, it’s been good times.
Now Netflix wants to take things to the next level and move in. And I’m ready to make a copy of my key.
Netflix Roku, a $100 set top box, will stream free movies right to my TV as part of my $18 a month subscription. (Does that make this prostitution?)
Don’t expect to find new releases, but you can watch 10,000 older titles.
The move will surely force the hands of greedy cable companies to up their offerings. It’s not longer enough to re-run Three Men and a Little Lady 24/7.
I’m not the only one in love. Netflix currently has 8 million lovers.
Honey, it might be time to get tested.