Here’s a Netflix Hack We’ve Actually Never Heard Of
This simple search query narrows your selections to award-winning films and series
Based on Netflix’s algorithm, my weekend binge watching included a time travel movie where the actors were most definitely reading off of cue cards (Synchronicity), a 2014 rom-com with Keira Knightley featuring all unlikeable characters (Laggies) and the Netflix original Wine Country, an Amy Poehler film which promised Bridesmaids-worthy yucks but delivered zero laughs.
We need some quality assistance. Thankfully, as noted by Buzzfeed, the Netflix Latin America Twitter account provided a viewing hack recently that we surprisingly didn’t know about … and one that nicely curates your streaming options.
Si en el buscador de Netflix escribes: Cannes, Sundance u Oscar, encontrarás filmes y series premiadas.👌🧐
*Levanta el meñique*
— Netflix Latinoamérica (@NetflixLAT) May 6, 2019
Translation: If you type in Cannes, Sundance or Oscar into your Netflix search engine, you’ll find hundreds of award-winning flicks and series. You’ll also be able to deep dive into those titles — a search for “Cannes,” for example, brings up additional recommended searches for Cannes Film Festival Award-winning French Movies, Festival Winners and Cannes Art House Movies (among many others).
Want more Netflix hacks? We have 13 of ’em here, including a way of getting film recommendations from real life people, plus a hidden form where you can recommend films to the streaming service and a rather ridiculous way to watch Netflix at 50 percent faster rate.
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