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Is The Film 'Centauro' One Of Netflix's Best Bets In July 2022?

Ready to sit down and watch Netflix but wondering what your best bet is before you begin? Well, the film “Centauro” (aka “Centaur”) is one of them. The Spanish thriller bowed on the streamer in late June 2022 and will still be there in July 2022 and beyond. Why is it one of your best bets on Netfli…

Is 'Dancing On Glass' One Of The Best Movie Dramas On Netflix?

“Dancing on Glass” (“Las niñas de cristal”) is a movie boiling with mesmeric fervor that refuses to shatter. Ballet movies comprise a little populated sub-genre that explores the extraordinary power of its dancers, their iron-fisted resolve, and the stunning silk glove that contains it. This Spanis…

'Trust No One: The Hunt For The Crypto King' Claims Checkmate

Netflix is becoming as dependable of a destination for stellar true crime documentaries as the sun rising, and this subscriber is grateful. “Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King” is yet another exceptional entry into the streamer’s ever-expanding library of top docs. Unlike “Bad Vegan,” “Trus…

Is 'The Weekend Away' A Thrilling Getaway? Or Snoozy Mystery?

In sunny Croatia, a girls’ weekend goes terribly awry in the gripping Netflix thriller, “The Weekend Away.” “Gossip Girl” legend Leighton Meester stars as Beth, one half of the best friend duo. Beth is a new mom whose marriage is not as hot as it used to be, and the rough patch is a source of inter…

Is Netflix's 'The Tinder Swindler' Really Good? Should You Watch It?

A tightly constructed, compellingly told, and downright fascinating tale to expound on, “The Tinder Swindler” deserves to be one of the most talked-about true crime documentaries on Netflix. It touches on the world of “con men” and the wonderous playground the 2000s have provided them with thanks t…

'Love Hard' On Netflix: 6 Reasons To Watch The Holiday Rom-Com

Can it be? Does Netflix have the first great Christmas movie of 2021? “Love Hard” is the first of many holiday films set to premiere on the streaming platform before the end of the year. It will also be the hardest one for any rivals to usurp. The quality sets the bar that high.“Love Hard” centers …

Is 'My Little Pony: A New Generation' Entertaining For Adults?

Bright colors, ponies, pegasi, and unicorns! The “My Little Pony” of your youth is making a mighty comeback by way of Netflix’s “My Little Pony: A New Generation.” The computer-animated movie features spellbinding visuals, but is it as entertaining for adults as it is for kids? This viewer was not …

How Good Is The Jake Gyllenhaal Starrer 'The Guilty' On Netflix?

Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor always pushing new envelopes. In “The Guilty,” Gyllenhaal challenges his talent to new heights as a frenzied cop forced into 911 dispatch duty. Almost entirely transfixed on Gyllenhaal’s Joe, the new Netflix drama serves as a thriller willing to take on topical issues wi…

Is Netflix's Remake 'He's All That' Even Better Than 'She's All That'?

It is here. Netflix’s remake of “She’s All That” has hit the streaming service, making some wonder if “He’s All That” is even better than the original. I know that saying a remake is better than the initial film is a massively unpopular taboo. However, it merits being questioned in this case. So, l…

'Black Island' Is The Netflix Thriller You Did Not Know You Needed

Right off the bat, “Black Island” (originally titled “Schwarze Insel”) does not mess around. Viewers know someone is wreaking havoc on a brooding island, and they know who that someone is. The question that embroils the “e” thriller is not a question of “who” but “why,” and that is what helps separ…

Does 'The Vault' Lock Up A 'Money Heist' Worthy Movie On Netflix?

What happens when “Norman Bates” (“Bates Motel”) and “Ser Davos” (“Game of Thrones”) team up to pull off a heist on the level of a certain Netflix series? You get “The Vault,” a movie featuring a familiar premise that somehow manages to repackage it in a fresh, exciting way. New to Netflix, “The Va…

Why India's 'Haseen Dillruba' Is The Best Marital Thriller On Netflix

Romantic thrillers are few and far between, and when they emerge, they are not always the greatest. “Haseen Dillruba” runs in stark contrast to that expectation, delivering a soulful and compelling film with a huge twist. An explosive murder mystery and a fraught marriage drive the plot.Director Vi…

Movie Review: 'Ginny Weds Sunny' Spins Suspenseful Romance

The title may mightily hint at the conclusion that this enchanting film reaches. However, the ride to get there is too endearing not to enjoy the whimsical charms of its journey. “Ginny Weds Sunny” is a Bollywood breakout that will have you on the edge of your seat, wondering if the title should h…

Movie Review: 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga'

Not since “Mamma Mia 2” has a movie centered on music featured a soundtrack so catchy. “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” is the latest from Will Ferrell, and it is an unexpectedly good-natured take on the famous competition. It is a fun, funny, and uplifting movie that left this spi…

Movie Review: Netflix's 'The Occupant' Should Occupy Your Time

There are few movies as disquieting as “The Occupant” (“Hogar”) on Netflix. The Spanish-language thriller stars Javier Gutiérrez. The same actor who took on the lead role in “The Motive” (“El Autor”), a similarly eerie film about a desperate writer. In “The Occupant,” Gutiérrez stars as another des…