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Is The Freida Pinto Starrer 'Intrusion' Worth Watching On Netflix?

If there is one movie destined to dominate Netflix’s charts, it is “Intrusion.” The newly released thriller to the streaming giant has two ingredients: star power and an excellent mystery. Let’s start with star power. “Slumdog Millionaire” actress Freida Pinto takes on the lead role of Meera Parson…

Does 'Prey' Tell A Watchable Survival Tale Full Of Thrills On Netflix?

There is something about vacations and expeditions gone wrong that will always hold a certain fascination for people, yours truly included. “Prey,” tells a familiar story on Netflix. The movie follows a group of friends, who are taking an adventurous hike in Germany in lieu of a traditional bachelo…

'He's All That' Fun Fact: Is The Netflix Hit A Sequel To 'She's All That'?

Is “He’s All That” the sequel to “She’s All That”? It is the question that has understandably had viewers buzzing since the reboot got released on Netflix. This article has the answer. By now, you have probably seen “He’s All That,” a refreshed take on the original 1999 film starring Rachel Leigh C…

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…

Is 'The Swarm' An Ew-La-La Netflix Creature Feature Worth Watching?

A single mother tries to keep her family’s experimental farm venture afloat amid a resentful teenage daughter, an understanding son, and a kind-hearted neighbor (Sofian Khammes) with a crush. These are the dynamics at play and odds with each other when “The Swarm” (“La Nuée”) begins. The French-Bel…

'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…

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…

Does Russia's 'Major Grom: Plague Doctor' Deliver On Netflix Hit Status?

If you have been paying attention to Netflix’s most-watched content in the United States, then you may have noticed a Russian-language film. “Major Grom: Plague Doctor” (“Mayor Grom: Chumnoy Doktor”) is an action-adventure film with a quirky detective at the center of it. After quite a few days in …

Movie Review: Does Russia's 'Silver Skates' Glide To Glory On Netflix?

Romance, action, adventure! It is all a part of the package known as “Silver Skates” (“Serebryanye Konki”), a Russian epic currently streaming on Netflix. By conflating numerous genres, the movie calls upon one of the country’s leading sports: figure skating. Of course, in this case, that skating i…

Movie Review: Is Iliza Shlesinger's 'Good On Paper' Great On Netflix?

Sometimes the best way to get over a bad relationship is to get a chance to have the last laugh. That is exactly what stand-up comedian Iliza Schlesinger has set out to do with her brainy, hilarious, and thought-provoking romantic comedy, “Good on Paper.” Based on Schlesinger’s real-life personal e…

Is Netflix's 'Xtreme' A Rewarding Revenge Franchise In The Making?

Revenge. It is a story as old as time, and the manner of how that story is executed is the way in which genre entries set themselves apart. “Xtreme” (“Xtremo”) is a Spanish-language thriller that dives head-first into convention with no apologies. The opening sequence offers an unflinching glimpse …

'Nocturnal Animals' Ending, Explained: What Is The Meaning Of It?

What does any of it mean? “Nocturnal Animals” has the kind of ending that leaves you wondering, thanks to its artistically rendered ambiguity. By the end, viewers are left to sort out the dizzying details of a sordid and intricately plotted drama. Most of what they are left to deal with comes down …

I Finally Saw Amy Adams' 'Noctornal Animals' And I Have Thoughts

“Nocturnal Animals” is a movie that will have you scratching your head if you do not go into it expecting an art-house take on the suspense genre. Instead, the Amy Adams starrer wraps high emotion into a tale of foreboding. Do not get me wrong. There is a lot that Adams’ team-up with Jake Gyllenhaa…