Yes, Attack of the Crab Monster (a movie I’ve never heard of before a minute ago) is one of 71 movies that will be taken off Netflix Streaming on August 1. Perhaps more tragically, this list also includes films such as:
71 Movies Are About to Disappear From Netflix
I’m not familiar (or particularly interested) in the politics/economics of how Netflix works, but it is a shame that what should be the most convenient way to see movies ends up providing the public with such a relatively mediocre selection.
As I mentioned in a recent post, I am glad that Netflix features some hard to find indie films, but it would also be nice if they could find a way to get and keep a larger selection overall.