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 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
I dare you to watch the trailer for the action-comedy Iron Sky and not want to watch it. Thankfully, the movie is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. A primer and the trailer are below. 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
When teenager Nathan comes across his own childhood picture while scrolling through a missing persons website, he begins to question everything he ever took for granted — including the people he always assumed were his parents.
Beverly Hills Cop Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend’s murder. But soon, he realizes he’s stumbled onto something much more complicated. “Eddie Murphy is incredible. Also, Eddie Murphy is incredible.” Shooter An expert marksman is coaxed out of seclusion by colleagues who need his
After narrowly surviving a deadly plane crash in the Alaskan wilderness, a band of oil riggers must fend for their lives in the ice and snow. But thanks to wolves that view their presence as a threat, they aren’t alone
Mark Duplass spent a year giving Netflix streaming recommendations in something he called #Netflix365. It was fun to see what he came up with everyday. Some were easy picks, others were surprises. That effort came to an end in the last few weeks. To top off the year of Netflix streaming recommendations, Duplass tweeted-out his top 10 streaming recommendations. I
It was that time again. The review review show. We talked about our favorite and least favorite movies from the third quarter of 2012. It was quite a verbal adventure. Give it a ride. There are plenty of good Netflix suggestions waiting for you at the end of the rainbow. Plus, we also debate our favorite beers from the previous
The new content streaming on Netflix Instant Watch in September contains a lot of oldies, but goodies. You can stream some Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible and Mission: Impossible III. There are also a set of Saturday Night Live-oriented movies including Tommy Boy, A Night at the Roxbury, Superstar and Hot Rod. Furthermore, you can find Beverly Hills Cop and
It was SUPERhero Week! We discussed Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger and Special. It was a super-special week. Old InstaFlicka comrade Dave Bade filled in with Craig out of town for the week. So, basically it was an epic(ish) show. [Download] InstaFlicka Podcast S3E32: Superhero Week
The sleeper-hit Warrior is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. This movie may not look like much but it is currently rocking an 83 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. As NPR’s Bob Mondello says, “Warrior ends up feeling a lot bigger than you expect it to.” Your primer on this 2011 flick is below. Set in the violent world of mixed martial
The blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. The movie, featuring Chris Evans, joins sister movie Thor. Now if only we could get The Avengers! Your primer is below: In Marvel’s superhero slugfest, Steve Rogers volunteers for a secret experiment during WWII after being deemed unfit for duty. Transformed into super solider Captain America, he takes on
The Conan the Barbarian remake (sans Arnold Schwarzenegger) is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. This 2011 flick didn’t fair too well at the box office, but be your own critic. Your primer and trailer are below. Based on the pulp fiction of Robert E. Howard, this action-driven adventure breathes new life into the story of Conan the Barbarian, a
CONSENSUS: “Nude Nuns with Big Guns delivers plenty of boobs and violence. It is obviously trying to embrace the Tarantino Grindhouse aesthetic. To some degree it is successful. If you are the type to watch a flick like this, you will likely get some enjoyment out of it. We could have done without the rape scenes, however. They took a
The 2011 hyper-stylized actioner Immortals is streaming online with Netflix Instant Watch. This movie has a pretty rotten score on Rotten Tomatoes (only 36% fresh), but several reviewers note that it is a visual treat at moments even if the story sucks. So, if you liked 300 you might light this one. Your primer is below: In Ancient Greece, King