Posts Tagged ‘Netflix’
 
 
 
 
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Review: Netflix Original “iBoy” Is A Fun Sci-Fi Flick

I love me some Netflix Originals. Even if some end up being not good, I always enjoy the excitement of feeling that what I’m about to watch is somehow untainted. As if Netflix made a movie just for me; a film so secretive...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Teenage Cocktail” Is Both a Sweet Love Story, and a Warning For the Internet Generation

  What starts out as a sweet, high school love story ends up taking some dark, violent turns in director John Carchietta‘s “Teenage Cocktail”. Masterfully avoiding stereotypes and blending genres, Carchie...
 
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Review: “Let’s Be Evil” Wants To Be More Than It is

Obesity, laziness, consumerism, and lack of education. According to “Let’s Be Evil”, these are things that the youth of America are facing these days and the film spends ten minutes talking about that and then...
 
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Review: The Netflix Original “Mercy” Has None On the Viewer

My fiancee and I have a rule in our house where every movie we start that we’re not entirely sure about we give the “ten minute test”. If it doesn’t catch our attention in the first ten minutes, or if it...
 
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31 Days Of Horror: “Road Games” Stays In Neutral

Whenever I find a horror movie on Netflix that’s rated 4 1/2 stars I’m usually pretty excited. I wonder how I had never heard of it seeing as how every horror film gets watched in my house, but I’m happy to ha...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Audrie and Daisy” Is As Important As It Is Difficult To Watch

  I think it is safe to say that our country has issues. The economy, mass shootings, and hatred spawned by religious and political differences are all mainstays, on local and national news channels. Social media outlets a...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Tallulah”

Well, it appears that this is Ellen Page week, here at The Film Philosopher. This will be the third review, of a film starring Ms. Page, on the site, this week and given that she has become a versatile, well-rounded actress tha...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: ‘A Pigeon Sat On A Branch’ Is Existential Gold

Life is nothing but a series of small moments that connect together to create a larger picture, and Roy Andersson depicts this beautifully in the third installment of his “living” trilogy (‘Songs From the Seco...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Darkness On the Edge of Town”

When Cleo’s estranged sister, Sophie, is murdered in a public restroom, she will stop at nothing to bring the attacker to justice. While she puts herself in dangerous situations and takes her anger and sadness out on anyo...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Finders Keepers” Is A Documentary That’s As Hilarious As It Is Sad

“Finders Keepers” is a bizarre story of how one man lost his leg and another man tries to capture fame by being the one who found it. Ever since he was a child, Shannon Whisnant’s dream was to be famous: to ma...
 
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