When Staten Island’s Jerry Cavallaro dropped out, we kind of lost interest. But the Netflix movie-watching marathon went on anyway in that glass box at Broadway and Seventh Avenue, and ended yesterday with Suresh Joachim and Claudia Wavra breaking the Guinness World Record of 123 hours and 10 minutes for uninterrupted movie-watching. MarketWatch reports the final film was Thelma and Louise, which was dropped off by Susan Sarandon. Shortly thereafter, Netflix trimmed its 4th-Quarter outlook and its shares dropped 11 percent.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 8, 2008