Netflix Streaming Report: For a Good Time Call, Two Days One Night, Doctor Who, and More

Welcome to your Netflix Streaming Report for August 13, 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 Two Days One Night, Doctor Who, HitRecord on TV, and more.

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For a Good Time, Call… (Jamie Travis) Rated R [85 min] – Former college frenemies Lauren and Katie move into a fabulous Gramercy Park apartment, and in order to make ends meet, the unlikely pair start a phone sex line together. Starring Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller, Justin Long, James Wolk, and Lawrenec Mandley

I really enjoyed this little quirky comedy when it first came out in 2012. It’s a platonic, romantic comedy that felt fresh at the time because it’s inherently not about someone complaining about their dating troubles. In a way For a Good Time, Call… pokes fun at traditional rom coms, the subject matter is just a bonus. It’s cute, light, and simple.

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Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne) [Limited] Certificate PG-13 [95 min] – Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job. Starring Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salée, and Batiste Sornin

Two Days, One Night is one of the big ones I missed during this past awards season. The story sounds very depressing and I’m sure it is, but Marion Cotillard always comes through with a fabulous performance that it would be hard to think it wouldn’t be worth the journey. The film is also a brisk 95 minutes too, so I can only assume every moment counts based on the mostly positive reviews.

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HitRECord on TV (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) Rated TV-14 [22 min] – A television show comprised of contributions from the hitRECord community, a collaborative production company founded by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his brother “Burning Dan.” Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kali Thomas, and Rodnesha Green

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has become such a media mogul with HitRECord. I’ve never seen any of the work that is submitted or pushed through his production company, but I am definitely interested in checking it out now that it’s easily available on Netflix streaming.

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Also newly available on Netflix streaming this week:

  • Leap Year
  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
  • Doctor Who (Season 8)
  • Sense8: Creating the World
  • Transporter: The Series (Season 2)
  • Shanghai Noon
  • Persona 3 the movie: #2 Midsummer Knight’s Dream

What will you be watching this weekend?

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


All plot synopses courtesy of IMDb.com

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Complete Comic-Con 2015 Television Panels Schedule

Most would say we are in the Golden Age of television. Everywhere you look there’s a new superhero show emerging or a fun genre bending procedural popping up. There are a smorgasbord of TV series on every channel for everyone, and fortunately for Comic-Con 2015 attendees there will be a bounty of panels to attend.  The Comic-Con 2015 television panels include the likes of HBO’s Game of Thrones, AMC’s The Walking Dead, ABC’s Once Upon a Time, TNT’s The Last Ship, Fox’s Gotham, The CW’s Arrow, MTV’s Scream, and the highly anticipated Supergirl from CBS. And don’t forget the popular animated series such as Archer, Bob’s Burgers, Rick and Morty, Adventure Time, and more. Check out the full list of panels below:

Preview Night Comic-Con 2015 Television Panels

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6:00pm – 10:00pm Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screenings – Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television proudly continue their annual Preview Night tradition, with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of four of the most highly anticipated series of the 2015-16 television season. Ballroom 20

  • Supergirl – In the vast DC Comics Universe of superheroes, the rich mythology of Superman, the planet Krypton and the House of El is perhaps the most famous and instantly recognizable. Enter Supergirl! Born Kara Zor-El on the doomed planet Krypton, the preteen Kara escaped at the same time as the infant Kal-El but didn’t arrive on Earth until many years later after being lost in the Phantom Zone. Protected and raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin. Years later, at age 24, living in National City and working as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media mogul Cat Grant, Kara has spent so many years trying to fit in that she forgot to ever stand out. All that changes when she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always destined to be. With the help of Daily Planet photographer James Olsen, her bioengineer sister Alex, and the research of the super-secret, off-the-grid Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO) and its head, Hank Henshaw, who are tasked with keeping the Earth safe from aliens, Kara takes to the skies to protect her world. Her foes include both a sinister extraterrestrial menace and the high-tech terrestrial threat of clever villains with powerful weaponry. The series stars Melissa Benoist (Whiplash, Glee), Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy), and Mehcad Brooks (True Blood), with David Harewood (Homeland) and Calista Flockhart (Brothers & Sisters), and is executive produced by Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow), Ali Adler (Chuck), Andrew Kreisberg (The Flash, Arrow) and Sarah Schechter (Pan, The Flash). From Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, Supergirl premieres Mondays at 8/7c on CBS this November.
  • Blindspot – Sullivan Stapleton (300: Rise of an Empire) and Jaimie Alexander (Thor films) star in Blindspot, a one-hour action thriller from Berlanti Productions (The Flash, Arrow, Pan) and writer/executive producer Martin Gero (Stargate: Atlantis). Stapleton plays hardened FBI agent Kurt Weller, who is drawn into a complex conspiracy when a naked amnesiac, Jane Doe (Alexander), is found in Times Square covered in a series of cryptic tattoos…including his name on her back. As Weller and his teammates at the FBI begin to investigate the veritable treasure map found in Jane Doe’s tattoos, they are drawn into a high-stakes underworld that twists and turns through a labyrinth of secrets and revelations-the information they uncover might ultimately change the world. In addition to Stapleton and Alexander, the series stars Rob Brown (Treme), Audrey Esparza (Public Morals), Ukweli Roach (Eternal Law), Ashley Johnson (The Killing), and Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Without a Trace). From Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television Blindspot premieres this fall Mondays at 10/9c on NBC.
  • Containment – When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a. Torn apart from their loved ones, the survivors trapped within the cordon are fighting against not only fatal infection but also isolation, fear, and the disintegration of society around them. But as they begin to gain each other’s trust, hope remains, and on either side of the cordon unlikely heroes will rise. Containment stars David Gyasi (Interstellar), Christina Moses (How We Met), Chris Wood (The Vampire Diaries), Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black (The Originals), George Young, Hanna Mangan Lawrence ( Spartacus: Vengeance), and Trevor St. John (One Life to Live). Based on the original Belgian series created by Carl Joos for Eyeworks, Containment is produced by My So-Called Company in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals) and David Nutter (The Flash, Arrow).
  • Lucifer – Lucifer is the story of the original fallen angel. Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar has resigned his throne and retired to the City of Angels, where he owns an upscale piano bar called Lux. When a beautiful pop star is murdered, for the first time in roughly 10 billion years, he feels something awaken deep within him. Is he actually capable of feelings for a human being? The very thought disturbs him. The murder attracts the attention of LAPD homicide detective Chloe Dancer, who finds herself both repulsed and fascinated by Lucifer. At the same time, God’s emissary, the angel Amenadiel, has been sent to Los Angeles to convince Lucifer to return to Hell. But with the City of Angels at his feet and a newfound purpose, Lucifer’s having too much fun to go back now. Sexy, dark and irreverent, Lucifer stars Tom Ellis (Rush), Lauren German (Chicago Fire), DB Woodside (24, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Lesley-Ann Brandt (Spartacus series), Nicholas Gonzalez (Sleepy Hollow), Scarlett Estevez, and Rachael Harris (The Hangover) and is executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean films), Jonathan Littman (CSI series), Tom Kapinos (Californication), Ildy Modrovich (Necessary Roughness), Len Wiseman (Underworld films), and Joe Henderson (Almost Human). From Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Aggressive Mediocrity in association with Warner Bros. Television, and based on characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg for DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint, Lucifer premieres Midseason on FOX.
  • Teen Titans Go! – The Teen Titans are back at it again, in Teen Titans Go!, with all new comedic adventures both in and out of Titans Tower and Warner Bros has you covered by screening a brand-new episode. Based on DC Comics characters and produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Teen Titans Go! airs Thursdays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network.

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Netflix Streaming Report: Orange is the New Black, Nightcrawler, Sense8, and More

Welcome to your Netflix Streaming Report for June 11, 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 Orange is the New Black (Season 3), Nightcrawler, Sense8, Mortal Kombat, Primer, and more.

Orange is the New Black (Season 2) (Jenji Kohan) Rated TV-MA [55 min] – From the creator of “Weeds” comes a heartbreaking and hilarious original series set in a women’s prison. Piper Chapman’s wild past comes back to haunt her, resulting in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper trades her comfortable New York life for an orange prison jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates. Starring Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael Harney, Kate Mulgrew, Natasha Lyonne, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, and Uzo Aduba

Netflix has released the third season of Orange is the New Black early! If you haven’t indulged in this series yet, you need to get on it! It’s a very humorous, poignant, and raw look at the world of a female penitentiary. The cast is incredible and the stories surrounding their characters are just as wonderful to behold. I know what I’ll be doing this weekend.

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Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy) Rated R [117 min] – When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, and Riz Ahmed

Jake Gyllenhaal’s performance alone is worth the look into the strange and surreal craziness that is the life of a nightcrawler.

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Sense8 (Season 1) (Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski) Rated TV-MA [60 min] – A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world’s order. Starring Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Doona Bae, Aml Ameen, Tina Desai, Jamie Clayton, Freema Agyeman, and Tuppance Middleton

I haven’t seen this new original Netflix series yet, but knowing it’s from the Wachowski’s doesn’t really have me in a hurry to check it out. They’ve pretty much dried up their good will after The Matrix, seeing how Cloud Atlas is so-so, Speed Racer is whatever, and Jupiater Ascending is just atrocious. I’ve heard Sense8 is decent, but I’m not going to hold my breath.

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Agents of SHIELD (Season 2) (Joss Whedon, Jed Whedonm and Maurissa Tancharoen) Rated TV-PG [45 min] – The missions of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division. Starring Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, and Elizabeth Henstridge

If you were looking for Agents of SHIELD to really ramp up the action, season 2 definitely gets into a nice groove. There’s a lot of playfulness that teases the Marvel Cinematic Universe without relying on it and it really stretches its legs in terms of being its own series. True Marvel Comics fans may disagree with the treatment of how they’re leading up to the Inhumans, but I like what they’ve been doing thus far.

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Mortal Kombat (1995) (Paul W.S. Anderson) Rated PG-13 [101 min] – Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world. Starring Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Cary-Hroyuki Tagawa, Brigdette Wilson-Sampras, and Talisa Soto

Who wouldn’t want to watch the film that single handedly gave us one of the best theme songs of all time.

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Primer (2004) (Shane Carruth) Rated PG-13 [77 min] – Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there’s something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they’ve built, wrestle over their new invention. Starring Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, and Casey Gooden

Since it’s 2015, and if you love time travel movies, Primer is the mother of all time travel movies.

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Rosewater (Jon Stewart) Rated R [103 min] – Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy. Starring Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, and Haluk Bilginer

I have not seen Jon Stewart’s little film about Bahari. I have not read or heard whether or not it’s good. But I’m just throwing it out there because it was directed by Jon Stewart of The Daily Show fame. I’m curious to see if he’ll make for a good director down the line.

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Additional titles added to Netflix this week:

  • The Lost Boys: Special Edition
  • Bad Asses on the Bayou
  • Words and Pictures
  • On the Road
  • Happy Valley
  • Grace of Monaco
  • The Sisterhood of Night
  • The Garfield Show (Seasons 1-2)
  • Free the Nipple

What will you be watching this weekend?

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


All plot synopses courtesy of IMDb.com

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Netflix Streaming Report: Orange is the New Black, Nightcrawler, Sense8, and More

Netflix Streaming Report Orange is the New Black, Nightcrawler, Sense8, and More

Welcome to your Netflix Streaming Report for June 11, 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 Orange is the New Black (Season 3), NightcrawlerSense8, Mortal Kombat, Primer, and more, which you can find after the jump. Continue reading