“Death – it’s like it moves in and never leaves.” After the death of her husband, a woman and her son move in to a relative’s vacation home, which is currently being sold. And there might be a good reason why they’re selling the place. On Netflix starting 1/19/18.
(PG-13: Language) “My parents did just well enough so that I could grow up poor around white people.” Dave Chappelle’s last two Netflix specials – at least in the foreseeable future – are streaming now. Equanimity is arguably one of his best specials.
Spike Lee’s latest joint goes back to his roots, with a Netflix series based on his 1986 classic She’s Gotta Have It. The 10-episode series drops Nola Darling and her trio of lovers into modern day Brooklyn. Please baby, please baby, please baby, baby baby, please let this be good.
From Noah Baumbach (Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou) comes a film about fathers and sons. Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman star in the critically acclaimed comedy-drama hailed as “the best Netflix original film to date.” Drops 10/13/17.
(PG-13, Gore) “You like truffles? You gotta get in the dirt with the pigs.” An unsettling Netflix series based on the memoir of former FBI agent John Douglas. Mindhunter is about FBI agents in 1979 interviewing imprisoned serial killers to crack ongoing cases. Premieres 10/13/17.
Glenn Close, Willem Dafoe, and Noomi Rapace star in this Netflix release about a future in which overpopulation is controlled by strict limits on reproduction. But one man hides his secret septuplets by only letting them go out one day per week, and sharing a single identity.
After a man’s sister is murdered, he comes to Los Angeles from Cape Town, South Africa to avenge her death. While the revenge thriller has been done to death, we’re excited for the cast, which includes Chadwick Boseman, Luke Evans, and Alfred Molina. Coming to Netflix 8/4/17.
(SPOILERS) Master of None‘s second season makes no secret of its Italian neorealist influence. But ScreenPrism gives a great breakdown of the show’s ambitious yet successful mission: adopting the dour style for the middle class while remaining sincere.
The Duffer Brothers’ awesome sci-fi adventure series is back for another season, and it’s clear that Will Byers and his pals aren’t done with the Upside-down quite yet. We can’t decide whether this or Ready Player One’s teaser has more ’80s pop culture references.
Filmmaker Bryan Fogel initially wanted to learn more about performance-enhancing drugs. His research unwittingly got him caught in Russia’s doping scandal. Critics say Icarus has a poorly-edited first half, but its twists and bombs make it worth watching. Premieres 8/4/17 on Netflix.
(PG-13: Language) From writer and director Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Neighbors, Yes Man) comes a Netflix series about a group of friends from Harvard reuniting in their late 30s. Starring Keegan-Michael Key, Colbie Smulders, and Fred Savage. Premieres 7/14/17.
Fans of the vampire hunting video games will be thrilled to see this animated series headed to Netflix. But this is no 8-bit NES game for kiddies. It’s dark, bloody, violent, and “R-rated as f**k.” We’re super excited its showrunner is Adi Shankar, of POWER/RANGERS fame.
(PG-13: Language) A darkly comic crime thriller in the vein of Fargo, Shimmer Lake tells the story of a small town sheriff who must track down a group of bank robbers, including his own brother. From the writer of 22 Jump Street the next Cloverfield film. Hits Netflix 6/9/17.
A Netflix film adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s excellent crime thriller manga. Death Note is about a young genius who gains the power to kill and goes on a righteous killing spree. He must match wits with an equally clever detective to avoid being caught.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 is back with a new crew, and headed to Netflix. Original creator Joel Hodgson is joined by Jonah Ray and Felicia Day, along with some surprise guests, as the gang is forced to watch a whole new crop of bad movies. April 14 can’t come soon enough.