April 22, 2014
Now Streaming: Son of Batman, Short Term 12, and More
You won't find a whole lot of recognizable new titles this week on streaming video, with the exception of the season premiere of a hit TV series (Orphan Black), one of last year's most critically acclaimed indies (Short Term 12), and a big blockbuster sequel (G.I. Joe: Retaliation), the latter two of which are both new on Netflix. But we do have some interesting choices, including an Israeli revenge thriller and a documentary on Bettie Page. Also, the first episode of Orphan Black's second season is available to watch as well. Read on for details.
August 22, 2013
Critics Consensus: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Is a Derivative Fantasy
This week at the movies, we've got a teenage demon-slayer (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, starring Lily Collins and Lena Headey), a band of masked killers (You're Next, starring Sharni Vinson and Nicholas Tucci), some resilient pub crawlers (The World's End, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost), and a desperate housewife (Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin). What do the critics have to say?