November 12, 2019 introduced a new ad-free streaming service. The new Netflix competitor, Disney+, is on many Disney fans’ TV screens. Numerous Netflix viewers enjoy the wide variety of films that it has to offer.
On the other hand, Disney+ watchers appreciate that all Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and National Geographics shows and movies are located in one streaming service. This is an advantage for those who love these films.
Netflix carries many different shows including their own originals. Some shows include “Stranger Things,” “That 70’s Show,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “Jane the Virgin.” On the other hand, Disney+ has many childhood favorites that appeal to a wide variety of people. Middle-school English teacher Anastasia Quinn loves having access to Disney+.
“I grew up watching classic Disney movies like ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ [and] ‘Aladdin’ so I was really excited to be able to watch them whenever I wanted to,” she said. Eighth-grader, Maia Killory, has both Netflix and Disney+. She likes Disney+ better. “It has every Disney and Pixar movie,” she said.
Maia also watches films on Netflix for the numerous shows and movies that she is able to watch with a monthly subscription. One of the least expensive streaming services, Disney+ charges its users $6.99 a month or $69.99 per year ($5.83 per month). Netflix’s prices are higher at $9 to $16 per month.
Eighth-grader avid Netflix watcher Emma Korn, prefers the way Netflix is formatted. “I like that all the shows are there and that it has suggestions for you,” she said. Emma likes that there is a display of shows and movies that she is currently watching so she can easily find where she left off.
Even though Disney+ is used to watch movies Mrs. Quinn finds ways to incorporate her subscriptions to streaming services into her curriculum. “I love having access to all of those streaming services because if I ever want to have a TV show or movie to compare what we are reading to or to have fun things to do,” she said.
Both streaming services have their pros and cons. With time, there will be several additions and changes to benefit the overall customer, and they likes. Try out Disney+ and Netflix to find which one you prefer.