Tag: Netflix

Movie Review: The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Movie Review: The Mitchells vs. The Machines
THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES Genre: Animated Rating: PG Running Time: 110 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: In a last-minute attempt to salvage the relationship between father and college-bound daughter and engage in some family bonding time, an admittedly “weird” family go on a cross-country road trip. But when a Silicon Valley inventor’s latest technological AI advancement... Read more »

Movie Review: Mank

Movie Review: Mank
MANK Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 131 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Tracks Hollywood screenwriter and alcoholic Herman J. Mankiewicz throughout the 1930s as he works to complete the script for Citizen Kane. Behind-the-Scenes: David Fincher’s dad, Jack Fincher, wrote the screenplay. Jack passed away in 2003, and David has long toyed with the idea of... Read more »

Movie Review: The Prom

Movie Review: The Prom
THE PROM Genre: Musical Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 132 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: When a small Indiana town shuts down the high school prom because one of its students wants to take her girlfriend, a troupe of washed-up Broadway actors descends upon the town in the hopes of boosting their PR by championing... Read more »
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Movie Review: The Old Guard

Movie Review: The Old Guard
THE OLD GUARD Genre: Action Rating: R Running Time: 125 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: A team of four immortal mercenaries led by Charlize Theron are joined by a newly immortal soldier (If Beale Street Could Talk’s Kiki Layne) to take down a power-hungry Pharma bro who is hell-bent on using their powers of rejuvenation in a... Read more »

Movie Review: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Movie Review: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: THE STORY OF FIVE SAGA Genre: Musical Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 123 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Lars (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit (Rachel McAdams) have dreamed of taking their bar band “Fire Saga” to the Eurovision Song Contest since they were both young. Through a twist of fate and a little... Read more »

Movie Review: Da 5 Bloods

Movie Review: Da 5 Bloods
DA 5 BLOODS Genre: Action Rating: R Running Time: 154 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Four Vietnam vets (Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Peters) return to the country to recover the remains of their respected captain Stormin’ Norman (Chadwick Boseman), along with the treasure of gold bars they buried long ago. Their past... Read more »
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Movie Review: Extraction

Movie Review: Extraction
EXTRACTION Genre: Action Rating: R Running Time: 117 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth), a black market mercenary who has lost his family, is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of an international crime lord and make it out of one of the world’s most impenetrable cities alive. Behind-the-Scenes: Director Sam Hargrave served... Read more »

Movie Review: The Platform

Movie Review: The Platform
THE PLATFORM Genre: International Rating: R Running Time: 94 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Goreng (Ivan Massague) wakes up in a vertical prison that puts two people per level with an unknown number of levels. Each day, a single platform of food for all of them is lowered down to each level for two minutes. The... Read more »

Movie Review: Horse Girl

Movie Review: Horse Girl
HORSE GIRL Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 104 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Sarah (Alison Brie), a socially awkward introvert who fancies horses and a TV show called Purgatory, finds her quiet life spiraling out of control when weird dreams she’s been having start creeping into her reality. Convinced she’s the clone of her dead... Read more »
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Queue It Up: May 18, 2010

Click on any of the titles below to add to your Netflix queue… PICK OF THE WEEK: The Messenger.  I’ve heard nothing but good things about this drama starring Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster as two soldiers going door-to-door to deliver bad news to victims’ families.  Harrelson got an Oscar nom in the supporting actor... Read more »