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‘Beasts of No Nation’ Review: Netflix’s First Original Movie Needs to Be Seen on the Big Screen

by Matt Singer October 16, 2015 @ 8:40 AM
Beasts of No Nation marks the streaming video giant’s first serious attempt to become a major player in the feature film world, the same way they’ve become a giant in the world of serialized TV. And what’s most surprising about that first serious attempt is the fact that Netflix made a movie that will probably not play very well on Netflix. Beasts practically demands to be seen in a movie theater, not just for its impressive cinematography and immersive sound design, but also because of its expansive runtime and harrowing subject matter — the plight of child soldiers in Africa.

The 10 Best Horror Movies Currently Streaming on Netflix Instant

by Jacob Hall October 14, 2015 @ 7:06 AM
Dark Sky Films
It’s October and you know what means — it’s time to dust off the horror genre and spend a few weeks screaming at your television. Since actually getting off your couch and actually getting a movie off the shelf is too much effort, we’ve gone ahead and done all of the hard work for you. Here are the 10 best horror movies currently streaming on Netflix Instant. From bonafide classics to newer discoveries, these movies have a little something for everyone.

Warner Bros. Set to Make First R-Rated Batman Movie

by Mike Sampson October 12, 2015 @ 9:21 AM
DC Comics
The Batman movies have always been on the darker and grittier side, Bat-nipples not withstanding. A few minor edits and any of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight films could have gone from a PG-13 to an R-rating. The Joker did slam a guy’s head down onto the point of a pencil, after all. But, while they’ve previously only flirted with a level of intensity only seen in R-rated films, Warner Bros. has reportedly given approval for an upcoming Batman movie to actually be rated R.

Bestflix: October 2015’s Best New Netflix Instant Titles

by Matt Singer October 2, 2015 @ 4:06 PM
Bestflix — ScreenCrush’s monthly video series dedicated to finding the best new stuff to watch on Netflix — is back with more recommendations for October 2015. (If you missed July, August, or September’s episodes, it’s not too late to add more great films and TV shows to your MyList.)

What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: October 2015

by Mike Sampson September 29, 2015 @ 11:35 AM
Universal Pictures
Normally the lists of what is disappearing from Netflix in any given month isn’t that long. Last month it was 15 total titles. But, October is the Great Netflix Cleansing as a whopping 45 movies are expiring. And these aren’t just generic B-movies, these are legit classics like Annie Hall, This is Spinal Tap, The Big Lebowski, The Exorcist and Kangaroo Jack. Not you too, Kangaroo Jack!

New Netflix Instant Releases: October 2015

by ScreenCrush Staff September 29, 2015 @ 7:36 AM
Warner Bros.
With a new month comes a new batch of Netflix Instant releases for us to look forward to. If you’re looking to discover an old classic or find a new favorite, there are plenty of new titles hitting the service next month, including something for superhero fans (Batman Begins, Arrow and Flash), scary movies for Halloween and several seasons of hit TV shows. Read on for our guide to all the new releases hitting Netflix Instant in October.

Quentin Tarantino Explains Why He’ll Never Use Netflix

by Mike Sampson September 25, 2015 @ 3:34 PM
Netflix/Getty Images
Most movie fans love Netflix because it allows them a rotating library of movies plus original shows to stream instantly for a fixed price. But the king of all the movie fans, Quentin Tarantino, says he’s never used Netflix and has no plans to. He’s still watching his movies on VHS and DVD thankyouverymuch.

New HBO NOW Releases: October 2015

by Matt Singer September 22, 2015 @ 12:32 PM
Warner Bros.
It’s a big month for new releases on HBO’s new streaming service, HBO NOW. They’ve got 2014’s box-office champ, American Sniper, along with Liam Neeson in Taken 3 and Will Smith in Focus (which was an underrated movie). Plus it wouldn’t be October without some scary movies; HBO NOW’s adding The Purge: Anarchy, Trick ’R Treat, House on Haunted Hill, and, for those who need additional houses on haunted hills, Return to House on Haunted Hill.

All Six ‘Star Wars’ Movies May Be Headed to Netflix Very Soon

by Jacob Hall September 16, 2015 @ 9:51 AM
With Star Wars: The Force Awakens only three months away from release, Disney and Lucasfilm are waist-deep in their plan to ensure that every human being on the planet with access to a movie theater will go see their new movie. Now, the next phase is upon us: put all six films on Netflix, to remind any doubters that they like Star Wars.