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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #25

The Debt (US, 2010) The Debt is a spy film about three Mossad agents who try to apprehend a dangerous Nazi criminal in 1965’s East Berlin. The three are considered war heroes at home when they return with the mission … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #24

The Prey (“La Proie”, France, 2011) Frank Adrien is serving his jail sentence for a heist attempt, but breaks out of jail when he perceives a threat to his family. Now he must fight off the police (the persistent Inspector … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #23

– The Heir Apparent : Largo Winch (“Largo Winch”, France, 2008) If this were not in French, I could almost mistake it for a Bollywood movie, so masala-packed is this film. Billionaire Nerio Winch is murdered and his secret adoptive … Continue reading

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Best Hindi Films of 2014

Yes, I know you have been waiting for this post all year (with bated breath etc.) so I will get to it. But instead of doing the mini-review thingy like I usually do, I’ll tell you why the film made … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #22

– The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013) Based (loosely, I assume) on Wall Street conman Jordan Belfort, this is a 3 hour long ride, featuring lots of over-the-top sexual situations and Leonardo DiCaprio in his most in-your-face role ever, in … Continue reading

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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 #20

– Barbara (Germany, 2012) It is 1980s East Germany, some years before the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Dr. Barbara Wolff has been assigned to work at a provincial hospital as punishment for expressing a desire to move to … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #17

In Bruges (USA, 2008) Hitman Ray (Colin Farell) and his friend Ken (Brandan Gleeson) are holed up in picturesque Bruges, Belgium, after a job gone wrong. Their boss Harry (Ralph Fiennes) has ordered them to lay low and await his … 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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