Looks like we’re in the middle of a Western renaissance on Netflix. The more they fall, a Jeymes Samuel film starring Jonathan Majors and Idris Elba, released on Netflix last month to receive rave reviews and serious awards. It was apparently as much a hit with viewers as it was with critics. For the first week of November, The more they fall Not only has it dominated other movies on Netflix, it has also dominated movies on all other streaming services.
Nielsen recently revealed the streaming ratings for the week of November 1-7, and The more they fall was the most viewed movie during this period by a fairly wide margin. The more they fall delivered nearly 1.2 billion minutes of streaming in that week. The second highest film on the list was from Netflix Army of thieves, which only aired for 456 million minutes. The popular western more than doubled the production of its closest competitor.
Netflix had several movies on the list for the first week of November, with Love hard, Replicas, American gangster, and King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword also landing in the top 10. Disney + has seen coconut, Black Widow, and Luca making waves, while Apple TV + has found great success with its new movie Tom Hanks, Bullfinch.
The more they fall tells the story of outlaw Nat Love, who seeks revenge on the man who murdered his parents, the dangerous criminal Rufus Buck. Prior to the film’s debut on Netflix, ComicBook.com met with director Jeymes Samuel to discuss the unique vision he brought to the western genre.
“I love westerns, I don’t understand them enough, so I really wanted to tell a story where I can use the camera to do things that they couldn’t do when John Ford was making westerns, that they couldn’t. not do when John Huston was functioning and alive, ”the director continued. “I really wanted to use drones and show train robbery. I love bank robberies, train robberies, jailbreaks, but wanted to show jailbreak and train robbery in the same scene, and tell this story using a split screen. I wanted to do all of these things with my first feature film and that’s what I have to do. “
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