Prev Page 91 of 126 Next Prev Page 91 of 126 Next Apt Pupil This dark thriller follows the story of a teenage boy played by Brad Renfro who finds out that an elderly man in his neighbourhood played by Ian McKellen is a Nazi war criminal. Well worth a watch, especially for Reeves or Roth completists. This documentary is responsible for bringing the predominantly black and Latinx drag ball scene of the late '80s and its lexicon into public consciousness. It's a bit too melodramatic at times and does suffer from the King curse of never knowing how to properly end his stories, but there's a lot to like about this Netflix exclusive. There's no real plot beyond that, but if you think that sounds dull or self-satisfied, you're reckoning without the pair's natural charm and repartee; whether goading each other into Michael Caine impersonations or riffing on one another's foibles, the laughs just keep coming. Set in 1984, the story revolves around Stefan, who writes a game based on an in-world novel called Bandersnatch. After a series of grisly murders, Angel finds himself embroiled in a sinister plot involving the entire village that no one else seems to be taking seriously.
And while the sequels aren't quite up to the first film's standard, hanging out with Marty and Doc is never less than a blast. It looks amazing, but is sometimes let down by its storytelling. Jesse Eisenberg gives an uncanny portrayal — both physically and behaviourally — of Zuck, the flawed entrepreneur. Best mainlined in a few lengthy sittings - it's too confusing, and too good, to watch piecemeal. McConaughey is fantastic as the makeshift drug runner while his partner in crime is Jared Leto as Rayon, a trans woman who helps him on his journey.
Wind River By Eduardo Aguilar Pelaez Written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, Wind River is a tense drama set in the snowy depths of Wyoming and forms part of his 'frontier trilogy', which also features Sicario and Hell of High Water. This film deserves all the accolades it's garnered over the years. And that's all we'll say in case you've somehow never seen it before and don't know how it ends. A crew of very attractive young people — oh hello, Chris Hemsworth — all head away from the big city to spend the weekend in a, well, cabin in the woods. Okja 2017 Snowpiercer's returns to the monster-movie proclivities of his earlier.
While it's no doubt not as potent as it was in a live space, it's still well worth a watch. At the time of writing, a second season has just been added. The mole doesn't know who it is that's tracking him, so ensues a cat and mouse game guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. Henry McAllan Jason Clarke moves his young family to a farm on the Mississippi delta, although his wife Laura Carey Mulligan is less than pleased by the news that he's also bringing his horribly racist father to live with them too. Just as shooting began, funding was pulled and it means that star Matthew McConaughey may have had to drop out, as he needed to put all the weight on he had lost for playing Ron Woodroof, an electrician diagnosed with Aids. From Beyond 1986 Stuart Gordon Re-Animator takes his inspiration from H.
The Social Network Columbia Pictures Look on helplessly as Mark Zuckerberg unleashes The Facebook on an unsuspecting world. It's split into two halves — the first, which is set at boot camp, follows a young recruit who is pushed right over the edge by an abusive drill sergeant. Young Offenders is a coming-of-age story with oodles of charm. Prev Page 118 of 126 Next Prev Page 118 of 126 Next The Peanuts Movie Charlie Brown and his dog, Snoopy, are iconic cartoon characters, and in this new computer-generated film, which was co-written and co-produced by Charles Schulz's son and grandson, is a brilliant continuation of that legacy, pleasing existing fans and winning over new ones in a tale that sees Charlie Brown try to impress Little Red-Haired Girl. With an impressive performance by Noomi Rapace, as all six sisters, and Willem Dafoe as their guardian, watch it. The plot is way too convoluted to go into here, but that's actually the point: as a 'holistic' detective, Dirk Gently simply investigates crimes he happens across randomly and follows the most obscure and seemingly unconnected of leads as he does so.
Cue kiddy cutesiness, and appearances from the likes of Pam Ferris, Jason Watkins, Clarke Peters, and comedians Ashley Jensen, Ricky Tomlinson, and Alan Carr. Who hasn't sat down to watch a new movie and found themselves scrolling endlessly, either not being able to find something they're in the mood for, or not really knowing what half the titles are, or if they're any good? Beautifully-shot, with a touching and totally human perspective — and a stellar soundtrack to boot. There was no doubt that Jaws would make our list given that it's often considered one of the greatest movies ever made. After fixing it up and taking it to the beach for a picnic, the family, plus their military-obsessed grandfather and the charming daughter of a local confectionery tycoon, find themselves fending off the villainous Vulgarians, and their brattish leader Baron Bomburst, who seeks the enchanted vehicle for himself. Is is just to serve up the best risotto, or is there something more sinister afoot? La La Land Los Angeles is a city where people go to chase their dreams, but wind up working dead-end jobs for a boss they hate. So this is a very powerful yet somehow dream-like look at his adolescent turmoil as he learns more about himself, the world and his sexuality. .
What follows is 56 minutes of self-reflexive festive fun, as Murray prepares to host a live Christmas broadcast — except, a blizzard comes along, this time not trapping him in a 24-hour cycle, but leaving him guest-less and unable to air the show. Chow Yun-Fat may have been the star of the movie when the was first released, but it is Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi that steal the show. Continue to Page 2 for more of the best movies on Netflix. From the director of the excellent Norwegian found footage horror Trollhunter, The Autopsy of Jane Doe is an atmospherically creepy mystery. It may not be as loved as Labyrinth but it's still a brilliant children's tale about the search for a crystal that once brought balance to the world. God's Own Country When Johnny's father has a stroke, he is left to tend to the family's disintegrating Yorkshire farm — and only source of income — by himself.
Sounds like a laugh riot, right? It shows off the acting prowess of Kristen Stewart who is superb as an American 'personal shopper' living in Paris who caters to the needs of an infuriating supermodel. With an all-star cast featuring DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, and Margot Robbie, The Wolf of Wall Street is ridiculous and exhilarating. Netflix has plenty of classic in its catalogue — and in recent years, the streaming service has also produced some remarkably original films of its own, from the animal rights satire to the Oscar-favourite. Twisty in all the right ways and constantly surprising, The Invitation is exceptionally tense viewing. But a message of acceptance wins out in the end. Central Park Five, directed by the incomparable Ava DuVernay, will explore the false conviction in 1990 of five young men for a sexual assault in New York.
Totalling almost nine and a half hours for the theatrical versions the three movies are the definitive screenplay telling of J. The good news is that the equally unnervingly funny Creep 2 is waiting on Netflix for you too. His Travis Bickle is the raging, conflicted heart at the centre of Taxi Driver — a traumatised war vet whose despair at the state of society bubbles over into violence. But, as with all time travel tales, things aren't as straight-forward and not-to-mention chronological as they seem. There are odd moments that haven't aged so well but the central scene of Carrie, finally happy for once and dancing at her prom, intercut with foreshadowing of what is to come is still perfect. Fans of Cuaron who have watched Gravity or Children of Men might be surprised, but this side of Cuaron is worth watching, and Roma is already generating Oscars buzz.