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Netflix My List bookmarks movies and TV to watch later

Stock up on popcorn, film fans: Netflix has finally announced My List for all the movies and TV shows you want to watch later.

Stock up on popcorn, film fans, because choosing a movie is about to get a whole lot easier. Netflix has announced My List to keep track of all the movies and TV shows you want to watch later.

No more endless scrolling through the banks of thumbnails trying to remember that flick you spotted the other day but weren't in quite the right mood for. Your list of bookmarked movies and TV will now appear as a row on your home screen alongside Netflix's computer-generated recommendations, new releases and the like.

Bookmarking movies and TV programmes to come back to later is easy. You don't have to go into each film's page separately; just click on the My List option in the little pop-up box that appears when you move your mouse over the thumbnail.

Best of all, the stuff you bookmark in My List feeds into your recommendations, taking much of the guesswork out of the suggestions Netflix throws up. And it works with the recently-introduced user profiles, so your list isn't mixed up with your other family members bookmarking their own films and TV to watch when you're not around.

My List syncs across all your devices, so you can see your favourited stuff wherever you watch Netflix: on your PC, tablet, games console or smart TV.

This is a new feature for Netflix users here Britain -- and a much anticipated one, as rival Lovefilm already has a watch list. US film fans can already mark things they want to watch later, but My List improves over the current Instant Queue because it feeds your bookmarks into its recommendations algorithms, and adds the handy row on the home screen.

My List launches today across the world, although it might take a couple of weeks to show up on your account.

Netflix costs £5.99 per month to stream unlimited movies, documentaries and TV shows -- including Breaking Bad -- on two devices, or £8.99 for 4 devices.

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