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    • The thing about watching Most Dangerous Game in 7 to 9 minute chapters is that after awhile it becomes a case of “you can’t just watch one.”

      As CEO of Dreamworks Animation and as chairman of Walt Disney Studios, Jeffrey Katzenberg is responsible for the following hits being made:

      The Little Mermaid

      Beauty and the Beast 

      Aladdin

      The Lion King

      Shrek

      Madagascar

      Kung Fu Panda

      Monsters vs. Aliens 

      How to Train Your Dragon

      It’s therefore curious why he would start a company to stream short 10 minutes or less content that’s only available on your phone.

      And then I started watching their chapter-based movie, Most Dangerous Game. It’s an action film with a handful of characters, which lends itself to distinct chapter breaks. The first two chapters set up the premise and characters; the remaining thirteen give edge-of-your-seat action and conflict.

      It’s an intriguing idea to break a movie into distinct chapters of seven or eight minutes each. Enough for a cubicle worker to catch a chapter or two when the boss isn’t looking or when on a lunch break.

      And watching a chapter or two at home on your phone is surprisingly not a big deal: you’ll be spending only seven or eight minutes to watch one.

      I think I started watching the movie on Sunday evening and finished up the last four chapters on Thursday evening, so maybe four to five days to complete the movie.

      Another dynamic, which I hadn’t considered, is personal viewing. If you’re a couple and decide what to watch together on the “big TV,” it may be a guilty pleasure to sneak in a chapter before bed.

    • could you give a separate and detailed review on Quibi? I'm very interested in it but the only real news is the funding. I don't see much traction on social media yet.

    • I would suggest following the topic Quibi to stay up to date with my latest reviews—of which there are several—on content streaming on this new platform.

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    • So when is a movie a TV series? Did you think of it as a movie or was your brain thinking TV?

      It felt like a movie from the get go, in part because the lead is a movie star. It also clocks in at around 120 minutes total, which made me assume it was a movie.

      Beyond that, it has become harder to define what makes a story a movie verus a tv show. We watched a two episode Agatha Christie murder mystery on Prime. If they had cut out the recap at the beginning of episode two and merged them together I would call it a movie.