This is the best story ever told. The movie is a classic, and I can’t believe you haven’t seen it yet. The book is an essential read–doesn’t matter if you...Read More »
A German film, subtitled and filmed in Germany, about Hitler appearing in current times. No logical explanation of how he gets there, just assume he does. Shocking, funny, disturbing,...Read More »
Ridiculous 6 is an Adam Sandler Netflix movie that tries to blend the general theme of the classic western film The Magnificent Seven with the silliness of Mel...Read More »
This is a Netflix movie billed as an action comedy starring Kevin James. James plays an author whose stories of daring superspy adventures come true in Central America....Read More »
Mascots is a mockumentary about a national competition for sports mascots. It is directed by Christopher Guest, who also directed similar films: Best in Show, A Mighty Wind...Read More »
As a fan of the book by Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner, I was expecting this to be good. It didn’t disappoint me. The scenarios were all featured in the...Read More »
This is a 2006 Walt Disney movie about Vince Papale, played by Mark Wahlberg. The story is about an ex-school teacher and Philadelphia bartender who tried out for...Read More »
This is a film I don’t want to like, but I do. I normally don’t like stories of violence, and drugs – central to this film. I’m a...Read More »
Though I hate violent films, this very violent Tarantino film is a true American cinema classic that is excellent on all levels. There’s not a whole lot of...Read More »
This film alone makes a year’s subscription to Netflix worth it. It is presented as a simple mystery, but it has more satisfying twists and turns than a...Read More »
This film got a lot of acclaim and I don’t understand why. It feels like a seminar on intricate shady wall street practices. I guess there are some political...Read More »
I recently watched The Last Samurai on Netflix and reviewed it. In my review, I concluded “it was the bloodiest field battle you can imagine”. Then in searching for another movie on...Read More »
Why people make movies like this I just don’t know. The title says it all…Nightcrawler…ick. It is about a creepy guy with a camera who runs to accident...Read More »
If this was the “ULTIMATE” cut, perhaps it would have been wiser for Oliver Stone, the director of this 3 1/2 hour movie and Warner Brothers, to have been satisfied...Read More »
An animated film about a tiny female rabbit wanting to become a cop and achieving her dream, even though the rest of the cops are rhinoceroses and other...Read More »
This 2016 movie is based on a true story. In September, 1961 the United Nations, under the leadership of Dag Hammarsjold, sent a company of Irish soldiers to Katanga in...Read More »
After watching this film I don’t feel at home watching Netflix original movies anymore. Was it a comedy? When the film started it seemed like a female version...Read More »
This 2013 film is based on the novel by Dean Koontz, and is almost 100% true to the book. I would say it’s always a bad call to leave Elvis...Read More »
This movie claims to be true, but most of it is fiction. It is based on the true fact that several Polish prisoners of the Russians held in Siberian gulags...Read More »
I saw this film in the theater when it was first released. It had great reviews. I hated it, so I want to warn you before you sit down to...Read More »
Magus Carlsen, at the current age of 27, is the youngest World Chess Champion ever. This documentary, pieced together from footage taken over the course of his life, shows us...Read More »
I haven’t really cared for Woody Allen films since the movie Sleeper. I can tolerate the star, Owen Wilson, but I find him ho-hum. And yet, Midnight in Paris...Read More »
Weird, sweet, low budget romantic sci-fi fairy tale comedy with music. As Dee Snider says in the movie, “I can guarantee you’ve never seen anything like it before,...Read More »
This is the first of five films starring Clint Eastwood, who played the San Francisco police Inspector Harry Callahan.
With compelling background music, Inspector Callahan spent the entire 1 hour and...Read More »
This one let me think about a little … NO.
Well, that was easy, but I guess I should explain. A silly, slapstick comedy featuring Jeff Goldblum,...Read More »
Never mind that I thought this was a series when I sat down to watch it. In my defense, the premise is very teen TV: a boy gets shot in the...Read More »
I suffered through this film because other, less reliable critics, gave this film high praise. It is a remake of a Disney cartoon of the same name. It...Read More »
I’m not going to do that with this...Read More »
This is a one and a half hour British film set in northern Scotland, taking place about 100 BC. One thing for sure is I never heard of the Picts...Read More »
Remember back in the 80’s, that cool British mystery show on the telly about the detective with the bionic eye that allowed him to see when people were...Read More »
Well. You probably would never think of Brad Pitt as a 4-star commanding General. He seems more the lowly Sergeant type. But here he is in all his glory with his grim...Read More »
I don’t know the reasons… financial, fame, prestige? In any case, Netflix appears to be entering a new phase where it is trying to create theatrical quality films....Read More »
With a simple title like The Queen, how could it be anyone other than Queen Elizabeth II of England? In fact, I can’t offhand name any other queen in the world.
The...Read More »
When I was a kid, the broadcast networks would develop made-for-TV movies. These low budget Movie-of-the-Week offerings usually did not have the star power or the production value...Read More »
Ce 2 1/2 heure film a d’abord été publié en 2009.
(This 2 1/2 hour movie was first released in 2009).
Es wurde geschrieben und von Quentin Tarantino geleitet.
(It was written and...Read More »
This 1966 film is the second of two Flint films (Our Man Flint was the first). Derek Flint, played by James Coburn, is a US super spy, a...Read More »
This 1986 John Carpenter flick is one of the first movies that introduced the US to the weird and magical world of Chinese martial arts – ancient flying...Read More »
While navigating through Netflix submissions for something to watch I came across this documentary and got curious. What the health. I guess I’ll watch it.
Early on it got my attention because it...Read More »
Though it shows up on my Netflix as 4 star rated, Catwoman is considered by many as one of the worst films ever made, but I love it....Read More »
This is easy… NO. Huh? You want an explanation? Well consider this … the film stars Matt LeBlanc, William Hurt and Gary Oldman. Can you imagine? It has...Read More »
There was a remake, but this is the original 1995 Sly Stallone film about a future where the police are also judge, jury and executioner. It is based...Read More »
This is a classic 1970’s action comedy, which to me means it is light, fun and entertaining. It is a romantic comedy set on a runaway train …...Read More »
After decades of playing it straight in shows and movies like Tammy and the Bachelor, Rawhide, The Defenders, Peyton Place, Bonanza and Love Boat, Leslie Nielsen made it big by becoming super...Read More »
This is an inspiring Billy Bob Thornton movie even if it is entirely unbelievable. Or is it? It involves a Texas rancher named Farmer and his beautiful family. Farmer washed out as a...Read More »
This is a TGFN film (Thank Goodness For Netflix). Without Netflix I never would have seen it or even heard of it. It disappoints me that films like...Read More »
Wow! What a thriller. An American engineer was transferred by his company along with his wife and two young daughters to a unnamed southeast Asian country. The country is unnamed because the...Read More »
An awful lot of the later good movies aren’t available for streaming on Netflix, but are available by way of their mail DVD program. That’s the case with this movie. So...Read More »
This 2016 film is about Ray Kroc, the force behind the growth of McDonald’s and the fast food movement around the world. I’m not a fan of McDonald’s...Read More »
All sorts of “stars” in this comedic reunion series – Paul Rudd, Janeane Garofalo, and Amy Poehler for example. Based on the 2001 film of grossly irreverent kooky...Read More »