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What To Watch On Netflix Instant : Edition #21

– In a World (UK, 2013) Carol Solomon is a vocal coach who’s constantly being told by her father that she is not good enough for her chosen field, that she should leave the big jobs to the big boys. … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix Instant : Edition #19

– The Scapegoat (UK, 2012) John Standing lives a lowkey life as a teacher at a boarding school. At a local pub one day,  he spies someone who looks exactly like him. The other guy, Johnny Spence, spots him too … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix Instant : Edition #18

Chinatown (USA, 1974) This Roman Polanski film stars a much younger (but still balding) Jack Nicholson as detective J.J. Gittes, who specializes in catching cheating spouses. When hired by a Mrs. Mulwray to expose the illicit affairs of her husband … Continue reading

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The Music of Little White Lies

I saw “Little White Lies (Les petits mouchoirs)” on Netflix because it starred Marion Cotillard, Francois Cluzet and Giles Lellouche, 3 French actors (although Cotillard has made forays into English movies too) whose movies I’m familiar with. The film turned … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix Instant : Edition #16

– Fargo (USA, 1996): I’ve watched this film a couple of times; it is an impeccable Coen brothers film. Frances Dormand is absolutely fantastic as pregnant Sheriff Marge Gunderson of Brainerd, Minnesota. William H. Macy is Jerry Lundegaard who is … Continue reading

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The Music of Mademoiselle Chambon

I recently saw Mademoiselle Chambon on Netflix, and while I didn’t care for the film too much, the soundtrack of the film is magnificent. It is composed of classic violin pieces, played in the film by the female protagonist, school … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant : Edition #13

– Shall We Kiss? (“Un baiser s’il vous plaît”, France, 2007) : A quirky film, this one is about Emilie and Gabriel meeting unexpectedly. When he offers her a ride to the place she is going, she accepts. They get … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant : Edition #12

– Muriel’s Wedding (1994) : Toni Collette can certainly pick her movies. From the lovely “Little Miss Sunshine” to “About A Boy” to “Emma”, she brings grace and charm to every character she portrays. Here she plays Muriel Heslop, a … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix : Edition #11

– Warrior (USA, 2011) : This stars Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy and Joel Edgarton as a family of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighters. The estranged brothers, played by Hardy and Edgarton vie to win the high-prize-money Sparta title, and their ex-alcoholic … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix : Edition #10

– Sleepless Night (“Nuit blanche”, French, subtitled, 2011) : Crooked cop Vincent has a drug heist gone wrong. Amid suspicion in the police department, Vincent must strive to get back his kidnapped son from trigger-happy drug mafia, and avoid being … Continue reading

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