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The Best Science Fiction Movies on Netflix (August 2017)

Metropolis

Science fiction is one of fiction’s most compelling genres. It has excitement, of course: space missions, laser battles, alien invasions are all possible in science fiction. But it also has the power to help us see ourselves in a new way. Science fiction has long been fertile ground for satire and allegory, and that tradition

The Best Dramas on Netflix (August 2017)

Sunset Boulevard

We watch movies because of the stories. A good story shows us something about what it means to be us – it takes a feeling or a thought that we may or may not have even known that we had, and it presents it in a way that makes us think about that feeling or

The Best Horror Movies on Netflix (August 2017)

The Shining

There’s nothing like a good horror movie to make you feel alive (and to make you worry that you won’t be for much longer). Good horror comes in all types: sneaky and suspenseful, eerie and upsetting, grisly and gross, loud and surprising, campy and goofy. There’s a bit of all of those types of great

The Best Comedies on Netflix (August 2017)

Superbad

Netflix is the perfect service for a relaxing night in – and when it’s time for a relaxing night in, Schindler’s List doesn’t really fit the bill. No, you’re going to want a comedy tonight: maybe something raunchy, maybe something sweet, but definitely something funny, because work is stressful and you’ll watch the Oscar nominees some other

The Best Action Movies on Netflix (August 2017)

Inglourious Basterds

Netflix has an incredible selection of movies and TV shows in a wide variety of genres: romance, tragedy, science fiction, comedy, and much, much more. All of those genres are great, I guess, and you’re welcome to watch them if you want, but it’s very important to note that none of those genres have as

What’s New on Netflix and What’s Leaving in August 2017

New to Netflix in August 2017 August 1 A Cinderella Story Bad Santa Cloud Atlas Crematorium: Season 1 Everyone’s Hero Funny Games (US) Innerspace Jackie Brown Lord of War Maz Jobrani: Immigrant – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Nola Circus Opening Night Practical Magic Sleepy Hollow Small Soldiers Surviving Escobar – Alias JJ: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

What’s New on Netflix and What’s Leaving in July 2017

New to Netflix in July 2017 July 1 Titanic The Originals: Season 4 Free Willy Disney’s The Mighty Ducks Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Capo “El amo del tunel”: Season 1 El Barco: Season 1 The Truth Is in the Stars Deep Water: Season 1 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Hostages (Israel): Season 2 Zip & Zap and

What’s New on Netflix and What’s Leaving in June 2017

New to Netflix in June 2017 June 1 1 Night (2016) 13 Going on 30 (2004) Amor.com (Love.com) Arrow: Season 5 (2016) Burlesque (2017) Catfight (2016) Catwoman (2004) Chingo Bling: They Can’t Deport Us All Days of Grace (2011) Devil’s Bride (2016) Full Metal Jacket (1987) How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) Intersection: Season 2

What’s New on Netflix and What’s Leaving in May 2017

New to Netflix in May 2017 May 1 American Experience: The Big Burn (2014) American Experience: The Boys of ’36 (2017) Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008) Blood on the Mountain (2016) Chaahat (1996) Chocolat (2000) Decanted (2016) Don’t Think Twice (2016) Drifter (2017) Forrest Gump (1994) Happy Feet (2006) In the Shadow of Iris

Netflix Now Has More Movies Available in Japan Than in the U.S.

Netflix started in the United States and began life as the internet’s answer to Blockbuster and Hollywood Video. Netflix was all about the movies, and all about its U.S. catalog – which is why it’s surprising that Netflix’s movie selection is now smaller in the United States than it is in Japan. Netflix’s foreign libraries