5 new documentaries on Netflix this week – a movie star invented wifi?

As if you didn’t already have enough in your queue, here’s some more very interesting additions this week. The Staircase [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] (DOCUMENTARY) The Staircase follows the compelling story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16 year judicial Read More →

Netflix News: Could have been a woman on the moon – documentary of the ‘Mercury 13’

I can’t wait to see this story! Premiering on Netflix April 20, 2018 Directed by: David Sington and Heather Walsh On April 9, 1959, NASA introduced their first astronaut class of all men, Mercury 7, to the world. This is the story of the 13 women who were just as deserving of their place in space. Mercury 13 is a remarkable story Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Benji’ is back to steal your heart

I LOVED Benji growing up. I had an almost life-size stuffed animal of him and rented the 2nd movie in the semi-series, For the Love of Benji, so many times that I’m sure my sister can’t stand him. The trailer looks adorable and pulls the same heartstrings. And guess what? The son of the original director is directing! Directed By: Read More →

Netflix News ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ streaming immediately after the Super Bowl

In the near future, a group of international astronauts on a space station are working to solve a massive energy crisis on Earth. The experimental technology aboard the station has an unexpected result, leaving the team isolated and fighting for their survival. Directed by: Julius Onah Produced by: J.J. Abrams, p.g.a. and Lindsey Weber, p.g.a. Story by: Oren Uziel and Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies on HBO

Get Out A black photographer’s weekend meeting his white girlfriend’s parents takes a terrifying turn in this horror hit from Jordan Peele. Performance by an actor in a leading role: Daniel Kaluuyain Achievement in directing: Jordan Peele Best motion picture of the year: Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr. and Jordan Peele, Producers Original screenplay: Written by Jordan Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies to Rent or Buy

RENT OR BUY Blade Runner 2049 Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years. Achievement in Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies on Netflix

Mudbound Two Mississippi families — one black, one white — confront the brutal realities of prejudice, farming, and friendship in a divided World War II era. Performance by an actress in a supporting role: Mary J. Blige Achievement in cinematography: Rachel Morrison Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song): “Mighty River” Music and Lyric by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies with Amazon Prime

The Big Sick Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings. Original screenplay: Written by Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani Abacus: Small Enough to Jail From acclaimed Read More →

Netflix News: Jerry cannot not be funny in trailer for ‘Jerry Before Seinfeld’

Jerry Before Seinfeld, a Netflix Original Stand-Up Special Launching Globally on September 19 Jerry Before Seinfeld: Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Comic Strip for an intimate stand-up set at the club that helped launch his career. Interspersed with never-before-seen material — including a library of legal pads with every joke he’s written since 1975, childhood videos, and more — Jerry performs the jokes Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Jerry Before Seinfeld’ first look photos & release date

What was he like before the show about nothing?    Find out September 19 when Jerry Seinfeld makes his Netflix debut with the original stand-up special Jerry Before Seinfeld   In the hour-long special, Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Comic Strip in New York City for an intimate stand-upset at the club that helped launch his career. Interspersed with never-before-seen material — including a library of legal pads with every joke Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Narcos’ Season 3 trailer premieres at the coffee & donut truck near Grand Central

Netflix unveiled the trailer for Narcos season 3 today in New York City, where this season was partially filmed, and the trailer will be shown at various locations around Manhattan today via a Narcos truck, which will also be serving white powdered donuts and Colombian coffee to passersby throughout the day. For those seeking a sugar high today, follow @NarcosNetflix Read More →

‘Narcos’ donut & coffee truck coming to Midtown Manhattan August 3rd (Oh, I’m totally going)

On Wednesday, August 3rd, a Narcos truck will be making some drops around the city – powdered donuts and Colombian coffee (hot or iced!). Come pick yours up while you check out the new trailer for season three of Narcos, which premieres September 1, only on Netflix. Make way for the new kings of coke. #Narcos pic.twitter.com/38QB6Hu4Ox — Narcos (@NarcosNetflix) July 14, 2017 New Read More →

Netflix News: New teaser for ‘Alias Grace’ – mini-series based on the award-winning novel by Margaret Atwood

Inspired by the historical true story of convicted murderer Grace Marks and based on the award-winning novel by Margaret Atwood, here’s a first look at the new six-hour miniseries Alias Grace: The series will be broadcast in Canada on CBC and will stream everywhere else globally on Netflix on Friday, November 3. The story of Alias Grace follows Grace Marks Read More →

Netflix News: New trailer for ‘Bright’ with Will Smith, Joel Edgerton & Noomi Rapace from the director of ‘Suicide Squad’

Set in an alternate present-day, this action-thriller directed by David Ayer (Suicide Squad, End of Watch, writer of Training Day) follows two cops from very different backgrounds.  Ward, a human (Will Smith), and Jakoby, an orc (Joel Edgerton), embark on a routine night patrol that will alter the future of their world as they know it.  Battling both their own Read More →

Netflix News: New trailer for ‘Atypical’ takes you right back to your awkward high school days in a charming way

Atypical is a coming of age story from the point-of-view of Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum searching for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny and emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with change in their own lives while exploring the question: what does it really mean to Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Ozark’ trailer totally got the sound right

Raised in southern Missouri, aka the Ozarks, I was looking for something recognizable in the new trailer for the Jason Bateman/Laura Linney series, Ozark. There’s some footage of a lake, ok, but nothing specific. A clip starts with a couple standing outside their house. Then I heard it. The sound of bugs that’s all-encompassing. It’s something I almost miss. Almost. Oh, Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Stranger Things 2’ gets a release date & poster!

It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demagorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived. 1953, date unknown – MKUltra comes to Hawkins and begins experimentation 1979 – Police Chief Jim Hopper returns to Read More →

Netflix News: New series ‘Ozark’ starring Jason Bateman & Laura Linney releases July 21st

I grew up in the Ozarks, so I’m particularly interested in this series. I can’t wait to binge! A Chicago financial advisor, who has been quietly laundering money for a drug kingpin, must quickly uproot his family and move the operation to The Ozarks, after his partner is caught cheating the business.  There, he bumps heads with both a local Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Marvel’s The Defenders’ new poster! Premieres August 18th

Marvel’s The Defenders which premieres globally on Netflix on August 18, 2017 at 12:01am PT follows Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Finn Jones), a quartet of singular heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their Read More →

New to watch on Netflix: ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Season 3

It’s a miracle! Kimmy, Tituss, Jacqueline and Lillian are back in an all new season of the Emmy-nominated hit comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Here’s your first look at the fab four in action for Season 3, which premieres Friday, May 19 only on Netflix. This season brings some incredible new guest stars to Kimmy’s world, including Laura Dern, Daveed Diggs, Rachel Read More →