September 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Groundhog Day, Black Panther, The Good Place, Ghostbusters & more
Also: Douglas Adams, Clint Eastwood, lots of Wes Anderson, Kevin Costner in Sherwood Forest, and one of the great car movies of all time.
August 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Batman Begins, Voltron, Shaun of the Dead, Jiro Dreams of Sushi & more
Also: Kevin Smith’s debut, Keanu Reeves, Anton Chigurh, The Good Place, Jet Li, High Noon, and the Blair Witch.
If you haven’t been to your local library in awhile, then you might be in for a pleasant surprise.
Also: Spike Jonze sci-fi, Jean-Claude Van Damme, a South Korean blockbuster, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, and a Mel Brooks classic.
June 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Luke Cage, The Last Jedi, Lord of the Rings, Trainspotting, Babylon 5 & more
Also: Nicolas Cage’s treasure protecting, Thor loses his hammer, Hellboy, Scottish drug addicts, and Michael Bay mayhem.
Also: Hellboy, a Danish post-apocalypse, Stallone vs. Snipes, Tonya Harding, Kubrick by way of Spielberg, and classic 007.
April 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Speed Racer, The Iron Giant, The Handmaid’s Tale, Spaceballs & more
Also: Liu Kang and Shang Tsung, Jack Sparrow, South Korean superheroics, Sam Raimi noir, and The Man With No Name.
March 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Ghostbusters, Voltron, Jessica Jones, James Bond, Hackers & more
Also: Ambitious low-budget sci-fi, Netflix original anime, James Bond, Takashi Miike’s 100th film, and Luc Besson’s return.
February 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: GoodFellas, Men in Black, Altered Carbon, Amélie, Blazing Saddles, The Expanse & more
Coming soon: Scorsese gangsters, Will Smith and aliens, cyberpunk, Audrey Tautou, Mel Brooks and the Old West, and gritty space opera.
A show like Dark practically demands that its viewers come up with their own pet theories… so here are some of mine.
January 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Batman Begins, Caddyshack, Lethal Weapon, Capote, Doctor Who & more
Coming soon: A South Korean thriller, the first of Nolan’s “Dark Knight Trilogy,” an action classic, several twisty thrillers, and a madman with a box.
December 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: Full Metal Jacket, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Bright, Silence, Doctor Who & more
Also: A couple of Vietnam War epics, a twisty German thriller, Taratino’s revenge masterpiece, and the Muscles from Brussels.
I understand why others find the series derivative, clichéd, too reliant on tropes, etc. But it doesn’t feel derivative to me at all.
The series will premiere in Japan on December 15, with the rest of the world to follow soon after.
Also, let’s talk about what’ll happen in season 3 and why the series is so affecting to begin with.
Coming soon: More Marvel and Margaret Atwood adaptations, Agents J and K, Vikings, Keyser Söze, the Mach Five, and more.
We’ll find out for sure on December 1.
October 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: Donnie Darko, Patton Oswalt, Stranger Things, Kill Bill & Lots of Godzilla
Coming soon: Twisted time travel, more Voltron, another trip to the Upside Down, the Man With No Name, ninjas, and lots of kaijū craziness.
September 2017’s Best Streaming Titles, Including Pulp Fiction, Requiem for a Dream, Robocop & The Lost City of Z
Coming soon: Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece, Ben Affleck’s modern noir, Tim Burton’s Dark Knight, Atreyu, TGIF, and many more.
It’s a stretch to say that “religion basically no longer exists” in the Star Trek universe.