With gorgeous animation and a hilarious script by Bird -- more beatnik culture jokes, please --Â The Iron GiantÂ would be a top-three Pixar. And you can tell; his personal obsessions pile up in Close Encounters, which follows scientists preparing for first contact, a mother searching for her abducted son, and a man Richard Dreyfuss who sacrifices his family for a taste of the unknown world. Cerebral and dream-like, it's the kind of film that begs discussion, interpretation and repeat viewings. Holiday special Netflix original Dec 7 Reality competition Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas Holiday special Netflix original Dec 7 Anime Pine Gap Season 1 Netflix original Dec 7 Drama ReMastered Ep. He meets an environmental activist Drew Barrymore and they have an adorable affair—not unlike all rom-com relationships involving Drew Barrymore—while working together to save the whales. On his journey he meets a transgender business partner, who agrees to help him distribute the drug amongst the gay community.
Knightley's performance saw her receive both Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. This film comes to Netflix just days after its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Armageddon 1998 For those of us who weren't born early enough for the Space Race, there's Armageddon. It's also one of the best. Half-satire, half grim exploration of flexible morality, and always captivating, The Third Man is just as vibrant today as it must've been when it first came out. The original, revered as one of the greatest films of all time, and the sequel, right up there and probably even better than the first, if we're being honest , adapt the murderous tenor of Mario Puzo's book with shadows, chilly grandiosity, and prosciutto dialogue that the cast can chew and chew and chew. Stewed from bits of Agatha Christie, David Mamet, and Sam Peckinpah, The Hateful Eight traps a cast of blowhards including Samuel L.
Either way, there are a lot of drama movies to choose from on Netflix. It's the spectacularly photographed tale of Cleo newcomer Yalitza Aparicio , a young housekeeper in Mexico who works for a middle-class family and becomes pregnant at a tumultuous political time. Touch of Evil Orson Welles directs and stars in the seedy, sweaty, morally quagmirous Touch of Evil, one of the best films noir ever produced. Fans of classic horror Considered a modern horror classic by many, It Follows sees a young girl Maika Monroe terrorized by a sexually-transmitted demon. Does he sign with a game publisher or decline their offer? Of course, they have so many movies that it's easy to accidentally wind up watching a bad one, and that's where we come in with our monthly updates on the best new movies on Netflix.
Paul Rudd stars as beaten-down Ben who decides to go on a course to become a carer after divorcing his wife, and Trevor Craig Roberts is wry, hilarious and complicated as the teenager Rudd begins caring for. If you think this sounds a little like A Quiet Place but with sight instead of sound, you'd be absolutely right. Clerks 1994 As you've probably heard by now, Kevin Smith is one of Hollywood's most vocal stoners. Directed by Denis Villeneuve Blade Runner 2049 , it follows a language expert Amy Adams drafted by the military to find a way to communicate with aliens which have landed in numerous locations across the world. Gone Baby Gone 2007 In his first outing as a director, future Batman Ben Affleck stays firmly behind the camera, letting his brother Casey take the lead role as a private eye Patrick Kenzie in this grim adaptation of author Dennis Lehane's crime novel.
One tip: make sure you eat before starting to watch Chef as if you don't, you'll come away very hungry. Oh, and one and maybe more of the kids has a third eye, allowing them to see all those spooky spirit that could be meaning them harm. Why not do a little of everything? Fans of Cuaron who have watched Gravity or Children of Men might be surprised, but this side of Cuaron is worth watching, and Roma is already generating Oscars buzz. Â The Iron Giant 1999 Brad Bird's jump fromÂ The SimpsonsÂ to feature filmmaking bombed at the box office. But Australian writer-star-director Joel Edgerton goes all in with this tale about an alpha yuppie Jason Bateman, exuding impish charm in a non-comedic role struggling to deal with his forlorn wife Rebecca Hall and the relentless friendliness of a long-lost schoolmate Edgerton.
One of the most gorgeously photographed films of the year, Roma deserves to be seen on the largest screen possible. A stellar central performance from Bullock keeps the tension ratcheting up and while the film's foundations are a little creaky, this runaway success for Netflix is well worth a watch. Â based on the life of Chinese martial arts master Yip Kai-man, who famously trained Bruce Lee. It earned Oscar nominations for Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Director, and it deserved every single one of them. Clouds of Sils Maria 2016 Set against the heavenly hills of Sils Maria, Switzerland, this chamber drama traps an aging actress Juliette Binoche , her raw and responsive assistant Kristen Stewart , and an ingenue gunning for fame ChloÃ« Grace Moretz , as they swirl through each other's lives like a mist. Now, thanks to streaming services like Netflix, getting a dose of seasonal cheer is easier than ever, and just to make things simpler still because the holiday season can be stressful enough we've pulled together a list of the best, most festive films on Netflix so you can cozy up on your couch and let it snow. Happy Gilmore 1996 Adam Sandler has returned to the dude-friendly, cliche-filled sports movie well over the years, but this slobs vs.
Barry could be any half-black, half-white kid from the '80s. Directed by Noah Baumbach The Meyerowitz Stories , and co-written by both, Frances Ha is a measured look at adult-ish life captured the kind of intoxicating black and white world we dream of living in. Coco 2017 There are elements of previous Pixar movies in this story centered around a young boy's journey on the Day of the Dead -- the vision of the afterlife is a bit like Monsters Inc. Graduation 2017 This Romanian morality tale brims with such tension that the constant vibrations of a troubled man's cell phone provide the kind of jump scares you'd find in The Conjuring. Your home will be filled with the voices of Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney—including the iconic song that gives the film its name—and there's truly nothing more festive than that. Unwilling to see his elderly father walk himself to death over the scam prize, his son David Will Forte offers to drive him the distance. Two other witnesses are also dead.
You do not work the lake out, it is a experience beyond thought. Just when you think Whitacre has finally figured out how to behave, he inevitably digs himself a deeper hole. Along with his wife, Laura Carey Mulligan ; and viciously racist father, Pappy Jonathan Banks , the McCallans work the land with the help of black sharecroppers, Hap Rob Morgan and Florence Jackson Mary J. To the casual viewer, this may not seem like an important thing. This film is that good. No Country for Old Men is one of the Coens' most mature, exciting motion pictures. She's trapped -- and that's it.
If you can't let yourself indulge in Cage and Travolta's joyously maniacal performances, in which they play themselves, and each other, in a twisted revenge game, then you need to reevaluate your capacity for pleasure. Geez, Americans -- get with it! The horrors of Nazi Germany are starkly realized in oppressive black-and-white, so that although the characters have nuance, their situation is direct and confrontational. From love stories under the mistletoe to families coming together around a fire, there's no better way to get yourself into the than with a great. Even Keanu Reeves's performance as Jonathan Harker, which was widely criticized at the time of release, has aged with grace. Cloud Atlas The Wachowski siblings, makers of The Matrix movies, get even more ambitious with this one, which feature an all-star cast— Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and Jim Broadbent—playing multiple characters over six different storylines spanning several centuries.