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 →

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: ‘Okja’ trailer is everything you want it to be

Netflix reveals the official trailer for the upcoming film Okja, which includes the first full look at the massive animal at the heart of Director Bong Joon Ho’s latest film.  Okja will have its world premiere at the 70th Cannes Film Festival Director Bong, a visionary director and one of the world’s greatest storytellers, has assembled an esteemed international ensemble cast that Read More →

Netflix News: Feel the hope from the trailer for ‘Joshua: Teenager vs Superpower’

A Netflix original documentary directed by Joe Piscatella, Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower, launches globally on May 26. About Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower:  When the Chinese Communist Party alters its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong – handed back to the Chinese government from British rule in 1997 – teenager Joshua Wong decides to fight for his homeland.  Rallying thousands of Read More →

Netflix News: Adam Sandler & Chris Rock will release ‘The Week Of’ in 2018

Netflix announced today that comedy icons Adam Sandler and Chris Rock will reunite to star in a new Netflix original film set to begin production in Long Island, New York this summer.  The Week Of will be directed by veteran Saturday Night Live writer and producer Robert Smigel.  The movie covers the week of preparation for a wedding in which Read More →

Netflix News: Netflix Original Films selected for competition in Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival announced today its Official Selection which will include two Netflix original films. The titles that will be featured at the festival will launch everywhere Netflix is available in 2017. Two of Netflix’s upcoming narrative, feature films – The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) and Okja – have been programmed in Official Selection, and will mark both their Read More →

Netflix News: 5 new originals release today

Crime series from Finland, Bordertown, a three-part docuseries on WWII from Steven Spielberg, Five Came Back, a book adaptation series 13 Reasons Why, an afterlife drama, The Discovery, with Robert Redford, Rooney Mara and Jason Segal and Dinotrux, a kids series. Lots to choose from! Bordertown – Season 1 Detective Inspector Kari Sorjonen is one of the most respected officers Read More →

Netflix News: Tribeca Selection ‘Get Me Roger Stone’ profiles the political strategist & Trump supporter

Get Me Roger Stone, a Netflix original documentary, launches globally on Netflix May 12 and will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23. After the 2016 election, people all over the world woke up to find that Donald J. Trump, New York real estate billionaire and reality TV star, succeeded in pulling off one of Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Casting JonBenet’ trailer is dark yet interesting

Netflix shared the full length trailer for filmmaker Kitty Green’s Casting JonBenet, a sly and stylized exploration of the world’s most sensational child-murder case, today.  The still unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey has inspired years of media speculation and public fascination, and in Green’s film, audiences are presented with a documentary hybrid examining the macabre legacy Read More →

Netflix News: Brad Pitt & Tilda Swinton in teaser for ‘War Machine’ – available May 26th

Oh, Netflix. You are truly worth $11.99 per month. An absurdist war story for our times, writer-director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) recreates a U.S. General’s roller-coaster rise and fall as part reality, part savage parody – raising the specter of just where the line between them lies today. His is an exploration of a born leader’s ultra-confident march right into Read More →

Watch Oscar-nominated ’13th’ on Netflix and a conversation with Oprah Winfrey with Ava DuVernay

13th opened last October’s New York Film Festival and is now available on Netflix. Tomorrow, Netflix has released a 30 minute conversation about the film with Oprah Winfrey and director Ava DuVernay. Here is also the press conference from the NYFF:

Netflix News: Netflix acquires 2 more films from Sundance Film Festival to be released this year

The Incredible Jessica James Netflix announced that it has acquired worldwide rights to writer/director Jim Strouse’s refreshing and heartfelt modern comedy, The Incredible Jessica James, prior to the film’s upcoming world premiere as the Closing Night film of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The movie will be branded as a Netflix original film and launch globally this year simultaneously to Read More →

Netflix News: Robert Redford, Jason Segal & Rooney Mara in afterlife love story ‘The Discovery’ on March 31st

The Discovery stars Robert Redford, Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Riley Keough and Jesse Plemons and is a love story set in a world where the afterlife has been scientifically proven, and as a result millions of people start taking their own lives to “get there.” Directed by Charlie McDowell and written by McDowell and Justin Lader (The One I Love), the film was Read More →

Netflix News: Bob Odenkirk stars in ‘Girlfriend’s Day’ on February 14th

Girlfriend’s Day premieres on Valentine’s Day – the “Greeting Card Holiday” (Tuesday, February 14th) – everywhere Netflix is available! Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Write a card too clever, And someone might kill you!   Ever wonder who penned the perfect words to the Mother’s Day card you sent last year? Or the hilarious birthday card you gave your best friend? A Read More →