Posts tagged with "Netflix"

The Netflix Queue: The Secret Of NIMH (1982)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds October 1, 2013 2 Comments 11031 views

The Secret Of NIMH is available for streaming on Netflix. A strange thing happens when you revisit the movies you grew up on: you pick up all the mature themes you may have missed out on as a child. You might also start to wonder how such an emotionally traumatizing story could have ever passed for […]

The Netflix Queue: Tomboy (2011)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds September 24, 2013 0 Comment 14933 views

Tomboy is a 2011 French movie from director Céline Sciamma about a 10 year old girl who is mistaken for a boy when she moves into a new neighborhood. She goes along with it, telling the other kids her name is Mickael (instead of Laure).  As the summer goes on, she has to go further and […]

The Netflix Queue: Terms And Conditions May Apply (2013)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds September 22, 2013 2 Comments 13598 views

Terms And Conditions May Apply is now available for streaming on Netflix. How many times have you actually read an entire Terms of Service agreement before agreeing to it? I can’t say I have, ever. Of course not, they’re not designed to be read: large walls of text, mostly in a san-serif font and all […]

The Netflix Queue: The House I Live In (2012)

Posted by Toyiah Murry September 16, 2013 0 Comment 4862 views

The House I Live In is now streaming on Netflix Instant. Over the past month I’ve become obsessed with the off-air HBO drama “The Wire.” In fact, I just now chose to watch the season finale of season two before finishing this review. Featured heavily throughout The House I Live In, “The Wire’s” creator David Simon […]

The Netflix Queue: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds September 14, 2013 0 Comment 11469 views

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter? is currently available on Netflix streaming.  What must it have been like writing Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter? The 2012 film, adapted by Seth Grahame-Smith from his novel of the same name, is only loosely based in any recognizable reality. Sure, many of the facts about America’s sixteenth president are technically true, but the […]

The Netflix Queue: Reincarnated (2012)

Posted by Toyiah Murry September 12, 2013 0 Comment 3763 views

Reincarnated in currently available for Streaming on Netflix.  Watching  Snoop Dogg’s documentary Reincarnated is a viewing experience that’s exactly like you would expect, yet is nothing like you thought it would be. After spending over half of his life in the limelight as one of the world’s most celebrated rappers, Calvin Broadus, better known as […]

The Netflix Queue: In Time (2011)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds September 6, 2013 0 Comment 20663 views

In Time is available for streaming on Netflix. Drinking game rules outlined below. Aren’t we all glad, on some level, that Justin Timberlake went back to singing? However you feel about his musical output, at least it’s kept him out of questionable film roles. Sure, he’s stumbled into some unexpectedly watchable movies, but his success […]

The Netflix Queue: Batman: The Movie (1966)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds August 31, 2013 0 Comment 10895 views

Batman: The Movie is now available for streaming on Netflix. With the announcement last week that Ben Affleck would be donning the cowl in 2015’s Batman Vs. Superman, the Internet reacted as the Internet is wont to do: doctored images, bad jokes about Boston accents, rants as far as the eye can see, and even […]

The Netflix Queue: Rubber (2010)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds August 23, 2013 1 Comment 7685 views

Sometimes, the Foreign section of Netflix introduces you to genuinely beautiful, well-made, well-scripted and well-acted movies you may have otherwise missed out on. And sometimes it brings you Rubber. A 2010 French film (though entirely in English and set in the United States), Rubber is the story of a tire named Robert who becomes sentient […]

The Netflix Queue: The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Posted by Toyiah Murry August 20, 2013 0 Comment 5846 views

The Lady Vanishes is available for Netflix Instant Streaming. The Lady Vanishes is a strange film. I was a bit thrown off when I started watching the comedy thriller directed by the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock.  The Lady Vanishes starts on a mellow, bubbly introduction of various people who find their lives intertwined while […]

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