hosted by liquidweb

Go Back   Web Hosting Talk : Other Forums : Web Hosting Lounge : Netflix or LoveFilm?

Forum Jump

Netflix or LoveFilm?

Reply Post New Thread In Web Hosting Lounge Subscription
Send news tip View All Posts Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-20-2012, 03:37 AM
Treznax Treznax is offline
Temporarily Suspended
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 97
I haven't signed up to any of Netflix or Lovefilm services but I rea somewhere about a disute between Universal Pictures and LoveFilm so content post-2009 will not be at LoveFilm's libary.

The dispute has been on-going since 2009 so I don't assume it will be solved soon.

Sponsored Links
Old 02-20-2012, 03:39 AM
JSCL JSCL is offline
Marketing Guru
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Manchester
Posts: 2,605
But on the otherside Treznax, Netflix recently had a $9m settlement to pay because of a dispute.

Old 02-20-2012, 03:44 AM
Treznax Treznax is offline
Temporarily Suspended
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 97
Originally Posted by JSCL View Post
But on the otherside Treznax, Netflix recently had a $9m settlement to pay because of a dispute.
I don't see what that has to do with anything - The $9mil settlement was about NetFlix keeping a log of what users watched 2 years after they left NetFlix.

Nothing relating to being unable to stream the awesomeness of Uni Pics or another major film distributor

Sponsored Links
Old 02-20-2012, 03:46 AM
BreakFree BreakFree is offline
Junior Guru
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Johnson City, TN
Posts: 182
I'm a fan of Hulu Plus personally. The only downside to the service is that on top of the monthly fee, there's forced advertising, which is slightly annoying (even when you click NO it's not relevant, they'll still show it to you).

I used Netflix for almost 2 years before cancelling the service. For older & b-rated movies, they're great, though it takes ages for them to get anything that I would really consider to be "new" and worth watching.

I rarely have time to sit and watch a full movie and when I do, I'd rather go to the theater 1-2 times a month and spend a bit more to watch exactly what I want rather than pay less and find nothing to watch.

Old 02-20-2012, 08:17 AM
HostXNow_Chris HostXNow_Chris is offline
Web Hosting Master
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 9,007
Netflix interface/design is much better than LoveFilm's one. I think I'd choose Netflix for the interface/design alone.

HostXNow - | Since 2009
Fast, Secure and Reliable [UK/USA] Web Hosting - Reseller Hosting - VPS Hosting
cPanel/WHM CloudLinux (Multi PHP) Offsite Backups LiteSpeed Website Builders Softaculous
Add your Web Hosting Provider to the Web Hosting Directory

Old 02-20-2012, 10:43 AM
KMyers KMyers is online now
Technical Nutcase
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Miami, Florida
Posts: 18,640
Gota toss in Hulu +

I am stopping my Netflix Account as we speak because of the lack of Linux Support. They are using Silverlight for streaming, which has to be one of the worst applications ever. They really need to modernize and move to something like HTML5 Video, WebM or even Flash.

Old 02-21-2012, 11:12 AM
SCRAPPPY25 SCRAPPPY25 is offline
WHT Addict
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 105
I never used LF before, but thanks to Netflix i no longer have a cable bill.

Old 02-22-2012, 10:43 AM
LoganD - Limestone LoganD - Limestone is offline
Junior Guru Wannabe
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 57
Netflix. No doubt about it!

Logan Downing - Limestone Networks - Enterprise Sales Associate
Dedicated Server Hosting - Premium Network - Passionate Support - Fusion Reseller Platform
Dallas Datacenter - Unmanaged and Managed Services - Intel Sandy Bridge Now Available!
@LoganLimestone - Dedicated Server - 877.586.0555 x 135

Old 02-22-2012, 11:32 AM
[JSH]John [JSH]John is offline
Web Hosting Master
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 582
I've trialled both Netflix and LoveFilm on the Xbox 360 and prefer Netflix. The quality is a lot better and there are never any streaming issues.

JSHosts - UK Web Hosting
Web Hosting | Reseller Hosting | Windows VPS | Linux VPS
cPanel | Softaculous | CloudLinux | CloudFlare | R1Soft Backups

Old 06-07-2012, 06:58 AM
StadenHosting StadenHosting is offline
Web Hosting Master
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 625
I opened an account with lovefilm to watch a film which they didn't have but seen it advertised online as if they had. Then I cancelled and noticed they were still taking money from my account 2 months later. Went to my Bank who said it happened a lot. I had to cancel my card and order a new one.

Old 06-09-2012, 11:10 AM
Wingsgb Wingsgb is offline
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 19
I'm from UK and have used both, I found Netflix more appealing had a better variety.

One thing I Realy liked about love film tho was the rental of xbox360 games if your into a
Getting achievements.

Old 06-10-2012, 02:37 PM
iLoveHosting-UK iLoveHosting-UK is online now
Web Hosting Master
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 647
Netflix for me i'm afraid. I've tried LoveFilm but they charge you for mot of the newer films.

- Ashton

Ashton Allen | FuseWeb Limited
Premium UK Webhosting
| Shared Hosting | VPS | Reseller Hosting | VOIP | Or follow us on Twitter

Old 06-15-2012, 08:32 AM
wii89 wii89 is offline
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 11
Netflix for me

Old 06-15-2012, 09:37 AM
WebzPro WebzPro is offline
Web Hosting Evangelist
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Chicago IL
Posts: 495
Netflix here. Best for TV series agreed.

Since JSCL, is from the UK, one of the funniest shows I have seen on Netflix is The IT Crowd. Highly recommend that show funny as hell.

__________________ Hosting Solutions Since 2004
Shared/Reseller Hosting - Dedicated Servers - Cloud Servers
Server Administration - 24/7 Support - Phone & Help Desk
- LiteSpeed Powered Servers CPanel/WHM - A+ BBB Rating

Old 06-15-2012, 10:00 AM
JSCL JSCL is offline
Marketing Guru
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Manchester
Posts: 2,605
Still with Netflix. Found the better film choices and I'm in love with Fawlty Towers (which a relative is one the main chars), Spooks, Keeping Up Appearances etc - finding Netflix to be the best for me now


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Netflix, Use It? JohnJ Web Hosting Lounge 31 11-10-2010 06:05 AM
Netflix Down? sitekeeper Web Hosting Lounge 7 03-25-2008 02:56 PM
Netflix generouswebhostin Web Hosting Lounge 9 01-03-2006 01:14 PM
Netflix Porky Web Hosting Lounge 18 06-09-2003 01:56 PM ljprevo Web Hosting Lounge 10 01-31-2002 12:16 PM

Related posts from
Title Type Date Posted
Netflix Open Sources Tools Used to Monitor Security Threats Web Hosting News 2014-08-27 14:03:47
Netflix to Launch in France this Fall with 1Tbps CDN Web Hosting News 2014-07-25 00:16:42
Netflix Open Sources Security Monkey Tool for Monitoring AWS Risk Web Hosting News 2014-07-09 14:54:44
Netflix Open Sources Janitor Monkey Tool that Cleans Up Unused AWS Cloud Resources Web Hosting News 2013-01-04 15:32:44
New Netflix Open Source Technology Hystrix Improves Cloud Resiliency, Uptime Web Hosting News 2012-11-26 15:49:11

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Postbit Selector

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump
Log in with your username and password

Forgot Password?
Web Hosting News:
WHT Membership
WHT Membership



Welcome to

Create your username to jump into the discussion! is the largest, most influentual web hosting community on the Internet. Join us by filling in the form below.

(4 digit year)

Already a member?