Netflix Streaming Report: Dear White People, The Blacklist, and More

Welcome to your Netflix Streaming Report for September 10, 2015. After the long week you deserve a relaxing staycation with a bowl of popcorn, a bucket of ice cream, and only your Netflix queue to judge you. This past week, Netflix Watch Instant has been kind enough to supply us with Dear White People, The Blacklist, Teen Beach 2, and more.

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Dear White People (Justin Simien) Rated R [100 min]   A satire that follows the stories of four black students at an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over a popular African American-themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in post-racial America while weaving a universal story of forging one’s unique path in the world. Starring Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon Bell, Kyle Gallner, and Dennis Haysbert

When I first saw Dear White People in theaters I felt that it was highly intellectual, so much so that it may be too smart for not just myself but for most audiences to enjoy. I still think that. And the film has every right to be. I find it hard to like a movie that is so smug and smart because it’s hard to explain why you believe it’s good. The film carries its nose up in the air and will go over a lot of heads, but Dear White People is definitely a lively movie that shakes up current events in a very honest and entertaining fashion.

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6 Years (Hannah Fidell) [Unrated [85 min] – A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love, begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile and violent path and threaten the future they had always imagined. Starring Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, and Joshua Leonard

This film just came out last month and has already hit Netflix. This is a pretty new concept as I’ve seen a few other films do so. I’m not sure what that says about this movie or the state of independent films, but I’m happy it’s more convenient to check out now considering my initial thoughts on the film.

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The Blacklist (Season 2) (Jon Bokenkamp) Rated TV-14 [43 min] – Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Keen, a new FBI profiler has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, on the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List turns himself in and insists on speaking to her. Starring James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Hisham Tawfiq, Amir Arison, and Mozhan Marno

I haven’t seen a single episode of The Blacklist yet, but now that we’re two seasons deep it definitely qualifies for a weekend binge session.

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Also newly available on Netflix streaming this week:

  • Love at First Sight
  • The A-List
  • Bad Night
  • Madam Secretary (Season 1)
  • Seashore
  • For the Emperor
  • Teen Beach 2
  • The Suicide Theory
  • Longmire (Season 4)
  • Fugitivos (Season 1)

What will you be watching this weekend?

Look forward to more new titles from the Netflix Streaming Report every Thursday on TTRC.

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Now Available to Own: John Wick, The Best of Me, Porco Rosso, and More

Now Available to Own John Wick, The Best of Me, Porco Rosso, and More

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Coming Soon to Blu-Ray and DVD: Fury, Nightcrawler, The Wire, Dear White People, and More

Coming Soon to Blu-Ray and DVD

We’ve got another full week of home video release announcements to share with you Coming Soon to Blu-ray and DVD. While we help provide you with a list of releases every Tuesday that are Now Available to Own, Coming Soon looks at all of the pre-order announcements soon. For the week of December 6, 2014, Fury, Nightcrawler, The Wire, Dear White People, and more will soon be in your reach. Find out their release dates and special features after the break. Continue reading

Box Office Battlefield: Fury, The Best of Me, and The Book of Life

Box Office Battlefield Fury, The Best of Me, and The Book of Life

The weekend warriors of October 17, 2014 includes Fury, The Best of Me, and The Book of Life, along with some limited releases. Every week, movie studios select candidates to enter the glorious battlefield for your hard-earned dollars, Box Office Battlefield is here to help you decide which movie(s) will take priority over the others and determine who will be victorious. Continue reading

2014 Year End Movies Preview: 66 Releases to Expect in Theaters

2014 Year End Movies Preview 61 Releases to Expect in Theaters

With Labor Day come and gone, the summer movie season has officially ended. September marks the beginning of the fall movie season, which in turn slowly evolves into Oscar season. There were many great movies the past few months, but the final third of the year promises many great flicks such as Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Inherent Vice, Whiplash, Mockingjay Part 1, and many more. Check out all 66 films you can see this fall/winter season after the break. Continue reading

Sundance Film Festival 2014 Award Winners

Sundance Film Festival 2014 Award Winners

Over the course of this grueling winter, movie lovers from across the globe gathered to Park City, Utah to embark on the highly acclaimed Sundance Film Festival (a dream of mine to one day attend). Many a film have left Sundance to become some of the most praised movies of years past (Fruitvale Station; The Spectacular Now; Searching for Sugarman; Blue Valentine; Winter’s Bone). And now it is Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash starring Miles Teller and JK Simmons that has shined high atop Robert Redford’s golden throne. Check out the full winners list of Sundance films after the break. Continue reading