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Entries for June, 2012

BBC’s North and South on Netflix Streaming

This is a guest post by Heather Smith. I have a love-hate relationship with period dramas. As in some I love and some I hate. They all have a few things in common: flowery language, slow build, and an often confusing set of social rules. There are some stories that can transcend these setbacks, however, […]

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Tripping into the Past: Fellini Satyricon

This is a guest post by Aniya Wells. I had trouble getting into Fellini Satyricon the first time I saw it, maybe fifteen years ago. The film opens with a theatrical, discursive monologue in front of a graffiti-covered wall. The main character, Encolpio, is bemoaning the loss of his slave-boy and love interest Gitone. The […]

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Top 5 Movies About College on Netflix Streaming

If you’re feeling nostalgic about your college days, there’s nothing better than watching a movie about burgeoning adults attempting to navigate university life. Fortunately, there are plenty of movies about college you can instantly stream from Netflix. Here are a few of the most popular college movies you can watch on Netflix now:

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5 German Silent Classics on Netflix Streaming

In the 1910s and 20s, the artistic movement known as German Expressionism flourished in theater, dance, architecture, and painting, but perhaps made its biggest impact on the young medium of cinema. The mark of these visually striking, often creepy films can be seen in many later American productions, not merely through artistic influence but also […]

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