Monthly Archives: February 2013

Netflix Gener-a-thon: Cerebral Independent Movies (Post 1/5)

Another Earth (2010) Director: This is Mike Cahill’s first foray into fiction filmmaking after his 2004 documentary Boxers and Ballerinas. Country: USA Cast Highlights: Brit Marling has become somewhat of an indie darling in recent years. After Another Earth, she … Continue reading

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Side Effects Review: Thrilling therapy

Stephen Soderbergh has been somewhat of a cinematic chameleon in recent years. Nearing his supposed retirement from film, he has explored everything from infectious diseases (Contagion), assassins (Haywire) and male-strippers (Magic Mike). With Side Effects, his stated last feature film, he has … Continue reading

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Netflix Gener-a-thon Round-up: Emotional Movies Featuring a Strong Female Lead

And there you have it, I have come to the end of my sampling of Netflix’s Emotional Movies Featuring a Strong Female Lead. Based on the five films that I viewed, I found that Netflix’s categorization of these films is … Continue reading

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Netflix Gener-a-thon: Emotional movies featuring a strong female lead (Post 5/5)

Imitation of Life (1959) Director: Douglas Sirk, king of the ironic 1950’s melodrama. Country: USA Cast highlights: Juanita Moore and Susan Kohner are stand-outs in the stronger of the film’s two narrative strands. Both actresses were both nominated for Academy Awards for … Continue reading

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