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Netflix May Allow Parents to Filter, Remove Movies From Kids’ Profiles

With kids quarantined inside with nothing to do but stream movies and shows for the foreseeable future, parents are naturally going to get stricter with…

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In The Land of Steady Habits, Nicole Holofcener Explores Uncharted Territory

Anders Hill (Ben Mendelsohn), the self-sabotaging mess at the center of Nicole Holofcener’s sixth feature film, The Land of Steady Habits, isn’t the sort of…

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Netflix’s New Romance “Irreplaceable You” Puts the ‘Jerk’ in Tearjerker

Irreplaceable You telegraphs exactly what you ought to be FEELING or THINKING about the characters in any given scene. It’s unnecessary, to say the least….

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Nappily Ever After Is a Well-Intentioned Misfire

By the end of its animated credits, I understood that Netflix’s latest romantic comedy, Nappily Ever After based on a novel by Trisha R. Thomas,…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Family / Education

In reboot for Netflix, “Benji” is still a good boy

It’s been a mere 14 years since the last “Benji” movie. But in dog years, that’s an eternity. “Benji,” which lands on Netflix on Friday,…

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“Like Father” Uses the Netflix Format to Play Around With Comic Conventions

Like Father’s setup promises a certain kind of movie: After being dumped on her wedding day, workaholic Rachel (Kristen Bell) drunkenly decides to attend her…

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It’s winning awards, but “Girl 2019” is no victory for trans representation

Lukas Dhont’s sex-reassignment drama Girl has wowed many critics, but it plays directly into transphobes’ hands, argues Cathy Brennan, part of our LFF Critics Mentorship…

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Calibre review: A dark, emotionally exhausting Netflix film that stuns you

A lads’ hunting weekend begins with beers and banter, only to swiftly sober up when two Edinburgh townies wind up shooting entirely the wrong prey….

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THE ANGEL 2018: Thrilling True Saga Translates To Flat Biopic

The film The Angel, Netflix’s latest thriller about a real-life Egyptian man who spied for Israel in the 1970s, revisits a turbulent time in Middle…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Great Movies

“A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding” of Netflix is straight trash. But it’s cozy trash

Here are the two most important things you need to know about Netflix’s A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, the sequel to last year’s semi-ironic…

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