In the shadows of a rusted Pennsylvania steel town, the mangled body of a teenage girl is discovered. As they hunt for a monster among them, rumors mount and many of the eccentric residents become suspects, from the newly arrived gypsy family to the wealthy Godfrey clan. In the twisted world of Hemlock Grove, everyone hides a dark secret. From director Eli Roth (“Hostel”) comes a chilling supernatural series based on Brian McGreevy’s novel
If you have been meaning to watch the classic flicks Gandhi (1982), Platoon (1986) and Snatch (2000), you’ll have to act fast. Here’s a look at these three movies: Gandhi This awe-inspiring biopic about Mahatma Gandhi — the diminutive lawyer who stood up against British rule in India and became an international symbol of nonviolence and understanding — brilliantly underscores the difference one person can make.
Netflix said in a news release that it would post 15 new episodes of “Arrested Development,” constituting a fourth season of that cockamamie comedy series, all at once at 12:01 a.m. Pacific time on May 26 in every territory where the service is available
As part of Fringe Division, eager young FBI agent Olivia Dunham uses experimental science to unravel the layers of mystery surrounding a series of dangerous — and escalating — paranormal events called the Pattern
In a dystopian future ruled by a totalitarian regime, resourceful Katniss and her partner, Peeta, represent their district in the lethal Hunger Games, a televised survival competition in which teenage contestants fight each other to the death. The movie is an adaptation of a science fiction novel written by Suzanne Collins. It stars the beautiful Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook).
The fifth season of AMC’s Mad Men is now streaming on Netflix Instant. Hooza! Set in 1960s New York, this series takes a peek inside an ad agency in an era when the cutthroat business had a glamorous lure. When the cigarette smoke clears and the martinis are set down, at the center of it all is womanizing ad man
For those of you who are obsessed with prime time soaps, I have some good news: TNT’s Dallas is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. Unfortunately, the original isn’t. If you have no idea what the hell I am talking about, your primer on this series reboot is below: More than 20 years after their final curtain call, the Ewings
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings broke my heart this week. His company will only produce one season of Arrested Development after resurrecting it from the dead. “Arrested is a unique property, we don’t anticipate being able to do season five, six and seven,” Hastings said. “We have less of a stake in it. It is really a fantastic one-off, which is coming
The Flixies, announced by Netflix on Wednesday, are designed to celebrate the viewing habits of the current TV consumer, according to the L.A. Times. Here’s how my ballot for the awards breaks down: Best Guilty Pleasure “Hoarding: Buried Alive” “Cruel Intentions” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” “Teen Wolf” “Bad Boys 2″ “The Vampire Diaries” “Gossip Girl” “Pretty Little Liars” “90210″ “Clueless”
Netflix has decided to invent its own award. The Flixies, announced by Netflix on Wednesday, are designed to celebrate the viewing habits of the current TV consumer. So forget about best actor and actress or cinematography. The categories here include Best Hangover Cure, Best PMS Drama and Best Tantrum Tamer. The categories may not be sexy, but Netflix is betting
House of Cards, the new Netflix Original political drama featuring Kevin Spacey, has gobbled up most of the attention regarding the Netflix Instant Watch library lately, but Feb. 1 also brought a number of other additions. Here are some of the notables: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Teenage Ferris convinces his entire school he’s at death’s door, then hits the streets
Gerard Butler stars in this true-life story of Sam Childers, a drug dealer who turns his life around to become a spiritual warrior. His mission? Rescuing child soldiers in the Sudan from lives ruined by their forced participation in bloody conflict
Only Jim Jarmusch could direct a Western like this: a poetry-loving American Indian mistakes accountant William Blake (Johnny Depp) for the English writer by the same name, while bounty hunters take Blake for a murderer. Jarmusch packs his independent-minded film with an unlikely collection of castmates, including Iggy Pop, Gabriel Byrne, John Hurt — and Robert Mitchum, in one of his final big-screen roles
A top-secret government agency sends a 16-year-old half-vampire to an American military base to ferret out a powerful demon who’s masquerading as a student in this live-action version of the 2001 anime film of the same name
The comedy Jeff, Who Lives at Home is currently streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. Directed by the Duplass brothers, this flick stars Jason Segal, Ed Helms and Susan Sarandon. Above are six of my favorite moments from the flick