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Is 'Don't Kill Me' A Lively Movie Worth Streaming Or Skipping?

Horror and heartache combine for this emotionally unique Italian spin on the undead. “Don’t Kill Me” (originally titled, “Non mi uccidere”) feels like a nice entry point to launch a TV series. Whether that is the goal or not, the Netflix movie hits quite a few critical notes in establishing an intr…

'Brazen' Movie Review: Is It Worthy Of Netflix's Trending Top Ten?

“Brazen” is the new murder mystery movie burning up Netflix’s top ten charts. Is it worthy of such a buzzy podium? Let’s go ahead and answer that right off the top. When I got done watching the Alyssa Milano starrer, I gave it a “love this” vote instead of just giving it a “like.”Why? Well, it is a…

'The Power of the Dog' Story And Ending, Explained: Spoiler Alert

So, you have heard about “The Power of the Dog,” and you have questions. If you are wondering about the story or want to get the ending explained, you have come to the right place. Before getting into any spoilers, it is important to begin by stating that the movie is an adaptation of Thomas Savage…

Movie Review: The Truth About 'The Power Of The Dog' On Netflix

If you have opened Netflix today, you know that director Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog” is already in the streamer’s top ten most-streamed content. While that is easily knowable, the truth about the quality of the movie is a tad more complicated. So, before you take a chance and watch it, he…

TV Review: Wait, 'You' Season 3 Premiere Has To Be Kidding Me

Just when you think it is safe to estimate, the creative abilities of Netflix’s smash hit series, “You,” Season 3 premieres. The pop culture phenomenon is back with Joe contending with his most dangerous obstacle yet: life as a suburban husband and father. You have to be kidding me. How can one sho…

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 'The Chestnut Man' Mystery Worth Cracking Open On Netflix?

“The Chestnut Man” (“Kastanjemanden”) is a dark new murder mystery from Denmark, and it is now streaming on Netflix. Season 1 contains six episodes, with the premiere doing the heavy lifting of getting viewers involved in the brewing drama. The first episode begins with a gruesome scene that sugges…

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…

Best Bets On Netflix: 'Raat Akeli Hai' Delves Into Powerful Mystery

Netflix has a lot of movies, and only an elite few could be described as the best bet. “Raat Akeli Hai” is one of the rare entries into that category. From India, this Hindi-language film is a compelling drama wrapped in a murder mystery that gradually reveals a captivating who-dun-it. As is someti…

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…