Blending humor and horror, director Peter Jackson’s outlandish tale centers on shady psychic detective Frank Bannister (Michael J. Fox), who uses his ability to communicate with the dead to boost his business. But when a sinister spirit is unleashed and members of the community are mysteriously killed, the P.I. — with the help of a comely widow (Trini Alvarado) — must use his powers to get to the bottom of the supernatural slayings
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.
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).
In this action adventure spun off from a video game, half-human, half-vampire rebel spirit Rayne is pitted against a dark evil from another time — a squad of undead Nazi warriors trying to inject Adolf Hitler with Rayne’s blood to make him immortal
Spotify plans to get into the movie business? The on-demand music service apparently wants to compete with Netflix in the streaming video world. According to two sources briefed on the company’s plans, Spotify intends to become an on-demand music and video service – one that would invest in original content and compete heads-on with Netflix. Ultimately, Spotify’s metamorphosis would also put it into competition with content
Having secretly fled to a base on the moon at the end of World War II, Nazis put the final touches on their scheme to launch an invasion of Earth. When a new space shuttle mission threatens to expose them, they rush their plan into action
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
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
Critically-acclaimed flick The Fighter is exiting the ring Sunday (Jan 13.). The David O. Russell film will no longer be on Netflix Instant Watch. A primer on the flick is below. After a string of defeats, Mickey Ward rediscovers his fighting will with help from trainer and half-brother Dicky (Oscar winner Christian Bale) — a once-talented pugilist and small-town hero now
Jeff, Who Lives at Home is streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. The comedy, starring Jason Segel and Ed Helms as disgruntled brothers, is directed by real life brothers Jay and Mark Duplass (The League). A primer and trailer are below: Siblings Jay and Mark Duplass direct this comedy focusing on two brothers — one a moderate success, the other still living with Mom. A
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. The 2012 animated flick received middling reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. It is 55% fresh. It features the voices of Zac Efron,Taylor Swift, Betty White, Ed Helms, Danny DeVito, and Rob Riggle. Your primer is below: This animated adaptation of the incisive Dr. Seuss classic features the voice of Danny DeVito as the Lorax, a forest-dwelling creature who labors
The latest Ethan Hunt adventure is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. You can now watch Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol online via the movie streaming service. A primer on the fourth movie in the franchise is below. Super-agent Ethan Hunt dangles from skyscrapers and otherwise takes daring to new heights on another operation from the Impossible Missions Force. Helping Hunt
Blue Valentine and The Company Men lead the list of new releases added to the Netflix Instant Watch list. Blue Valentine stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. Once crazy about each other, Cindy and Dean have now grown apart. Cindy is disenchanted while Dean languishes in the emotional emptyness of their life in rural Pennsylvania. As they muddle through their marriage, they hearken back to the golden