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040- Brick

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

When a secret crush turns up dead and the murderer is anyone's guess, teenage loner Brendan Fry is forced to navigate his school's social network through intense interactions with thespians, band geeks and druggies.

041- Children of Paradise

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Often considered the classic epic of French film, Children of Paradise is the tragic tale of vastly different men who all fall for the same woman (played by Arletty). This romantic saga takes place amid a theatrical community in 19th-century Paris, set against a backdrop of intrigue, duels and murder that allegorizes occupied France. Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur and María Casares co-star in this Oscar-nominated film for Best Original Screenplay.

042- The Squid and the Whale

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

This insightful indie drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist -- whose career is waning -- and his up-and-coming writer wife. Meanwhile, the warring couple's two sons are caught in the cross fire.

043- Birth

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Thirty-something New Yorker Anna (Nicole Kidman) meets an adoring 10-year-old (Cameron Bright) who insists he's the reincarnation of her husband who died 10 years earlier. The mysterious boy -- who knows intimate details about Anna -- soon begins to get under her skin. Slowly convinced, she starts second-guessing decisions she's made over the course of her life -- much to her fiancé's (Danny Huston) chagrin. Lauren Bacall and Anne Heche co-star.

044- The World's End

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Twenty years after attempting a marathon pub crawl, a group of friends reunites to give it another shot. Their ultimate destination is the World's End pub, whose name turns out to be rather literal.

045- Frost/Nixon

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Ron Howard directs this Oscar-nominated adaptation of Peter Morgan's popular Broadway play, a drama centering on a series of revelatory television interviews between British talk show host David Frost and former President Richard Nixon. Frank Langella reprises his Tony Award-winning stage role as Nixon with a stellar cast that includes Michael Sheen, Toby Jones, Sam Rockwell, Kevin Bacon and Oliver Platt.

046- Rope

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Farley Granger and John Dall are riveting as two friends who pride themselves on committing the "perfect murder" -- until their former teacher (James Stewart) becomes increasingly suspicious -- in this classic Hitchcock thriller inspired by a real-life crime. Over the course of a seemingly routine cocktail party, the professor, to his horror, will discover how brutally his students have turned his academic theories into chilling reality.

047- New York: Episode 1: The Country and the City

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

This disc includes the episode "The Country and the City."

048- Good Night, and Good Luck

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

George Clooney's Oscar-nominated docudrama pits veteran television newsman Edward R. Murrow against a determined Sen. Joseph McCarthy and his single-minded crusade to quell the threat of communism in America.

049- Wholphin: Issue 5

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

The fifth edition of this eclectic mix of shorts features Darfuri rebels being smuggled out of Sudan, a Rubik's Cube champ who can do it one-handed and blind-folded, and a study on drunken bees. Also included are the Oscar-nominated short "Madame Tulti-Putli," which follows a solitary traveler, and "House Hunting," which stars Paul Rudd and Zooey Deschanel as a couple looking for their dream home.

050- Somewhere Between

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Questions of race, identity and heritage are explored through the lives of young American women growing up as adoptees from China. These four distinct individuals reflect on their experiences as members of transracial families.

051- New York: Episode 2: Order and Disorder

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

This disc includes the episode "Order and Disorder."

052- The Trials of Henry Kissinger

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

This documentary based on a book by Christopher Hitchens paints former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger as a warmonger responsible for military cover-ups in Vietnam, Cambodia and East Timor, as well as the assassination of a Chilean leader in 1970.

053- New York: Episode 3: Sunshine and Shadow

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

This disc includes the episode "Sunshine and Shadow."

054- Pan's Labyrinth

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Living with her tyrannical stepfather and pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia retreats to a labyrinth where she meets a mythical faun. He claims she is destined to become princess of the Underworld, but first she must carry out three perilous tasks.

055- Magnolia

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Through chance, human action, past history and divine intervention, an eclectic cast of characters weaves and warps through each other's lives on a random California day, building to an unforgettable climax.

056- New York: Episode 4: The Power and the People

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

This disc includes the episode "The Power and the People."

057- Who Killed the Electric Car?

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

Amid a volatile climate of ever-changing gas prices, this documentary delves into the short life of the GM EV1 electric car -- a fuel-efficient auto that was once all the rage in the mid-1990s and now has fallen by the roadside.

058- Au Revoir Les Enfants

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

As World War II rages on, two students at a boarding school form an unlikely friendship. Although the boys begin as adversaries, they find common ground, especially when it becomes clear that one is merely trying to survive the tyranny of the Nazis.

059- New York: Episode 5: Cosmopolis

Netflix - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:45

This disc includes the episode "Cosmopolis."

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