You have to join BOTH halves of their services to get the best service from Netflix, and it kind of sucks. If you order just the streaming side, you get lots of TV series and some movie However, the best movies almost always return with the notice that it's not available for live streaming. For access to those, you have to pay for the DVD/Blu-ray exchange to have the title mailed to you. Then you wait, get your movie, watch it, and mail it back before getting another. There is no instant gratification, and it's inconvenient.