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Interstellar, a 2014 Space Odyssey

This is a guest post by Julie Ellis. The storyline is not new, for three generations have now lived with Star Trek, Star Wars, and a host of other space thrillers, including the more recent Gravity. Somehow we never lose our fascination with space, and we flock to theatres to see the latest “take” on […]

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This is a guest post by Lea Uthe. “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is a coming of age story centered on Charlie, played by Logan Lerman, an awkwardly shy high school freshman trying to find his place and dealing with a lot of emotional trauma. He is welcomed “to the island of misfit toys” […]

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Beasts of the Southern Wild: Less Film, More Experience

This is a guest post by Jordan Mendys. Beasts of the Southern Wild is the first feature of director Benh Zeitlin, and to simply call this a film is an understatement. Taking place in The Bathtub, a Delta community, this film is the story of 6 year old Hushpuppy searching for her mom in the […]

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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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Sweet November

Sweet November is a bittersweet romance about a free spirited woman that helps a workaholic reevaluate his priorities in life.

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The Others

The Others is a dark and suspenseful movie about a mother living in a mansion with her two children, who are allergic to sunlight.

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Netflix Instant Streaming Find of the Week: Red Dragon

Red Dragon is a prequel to The Silence of the Lambs, about FBI agent Will Graham getting help from the notorious Hannibal Lecter to catch a serial killer.

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The Pianist

The Pianist is a movie detailing a Polish Jewish classical pianist and the years he spent during the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto in World War II.

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Netflix Instant Streaming Find of the Week: The Nines

The Nines is a mind-bending movie divided into three parts, about an actor, a writer, and a video game designer that are all somehow connected by the number 9.

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Netflix Instant Streaming Find of the Week: Secretariat

Looking for the best movies to watch on Netflix Instant Streaming?  This week I recommend: Secretariat, an excellent family movie about a woman who put her money, time and energy into her father’s racehorse, and won the Triple Crown Championship in 1973.

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Moon

Moon is a mind bending movie about astronaut Sam Bell, who is nearing the end of his three year contract working alone at a lunar station.

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Gattaca

Gattaca is the story of a man that follows his dreams, even if his genetics are in the way.

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Stargate

Stargate is a science fiction adventure that starts when a historian deciphers the symbols on an ancient ring, and opens a wormhole to another planet.

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A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men is about a military lawyer trying to reveal the truth of what really happened the night a Marine was killed.

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U-571

U-571 is an intense movie about a World War II submarine crew sent on a retrieval mission.

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The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown is a 1980 movie about an aircraft carrier that travels back in time to the day before Pearl Harbor was attacked.

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Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines is a 2001 movie starring Owen Wilson about a pilot whose plane is shot down in enemy territory.

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 movie about Prisoners of War that build a magnificent bridge while in captivity.

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Memphis Belle

Memphis Belle is about group of young men in World War II who try to survive their 25th and final bombing mission.

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Phoebe in Wonderland

Phoebe in Wonderland is a 2008 movie about a young girl with Tourette’s syndrome who seeks comfort in her school’s play.

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