From the creator of Weeds, this Netflix Original Series is really turning heads. We also look at what the title is all about.


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Sometimes a good movie can be made even better by a good soundtrack — and sometimes a really bad movie can be redeemed by its music. Here are a few flicks available for your instant viewing (and listening) pleasure that may sound better than they look.

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Thanksgiving is, in theory if not in practice, a time when families come together and celebrate the ties that bind. For some, however, those ties serve to keep one “captive, bound and double-chained,” to quote ol’ Jacob Marley (is it too early for Christmas?). Here are a few cinematic Thanksgiving celebrations that are more combative than “traditional.”

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Nothing can raise Oscar’s golden eyebrows quite like a good biopic. In celebration of Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar, which features Leonardo DiCaprio as the first director of the FBI, here are a few biography films featuring other fiery, passionate men available as instant history lessons on Netflix.

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Happy Halloween! Here are a handful of cinematic ghouls that didn’t quite make our Top 20 list from last week that nonetheless will do the trick if you’re looking for a treat on Netflix tonight.

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Staying in on Halloween night with a good scary movie? We’ve compiled a bag of 20 cinematic tricks and treats for you to choose from. Turn off the lights, grab some candy and celebrate All Hallow’s Eve with Netflix.

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“I like my town / With a little bit of poiiiiison…” So goes a bit of lyrical philosophizing from the inimitable Tom Waits. Well, replace “town” with “movies,” and we’re right there with you, Tom. Here are few deadly examples available for immediate ingesting on Netflix.

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As AC/DC once asked in the immortal classic, Maximum Overdrive, “Who Made Who?” In honor of our fallen friend, Steve Jobs, here are a few films available on Netflix that feature technology that got a little too smart for its circuits.

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Sometimes, the sex and violence just needs to be as over-the-top as possible. Here are a few exploitation films available for your lurid pleasure on Netflix that will have you wishing for the days of drive-in movie theaters.

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Like any other kind of artist, filmmakers often struggle to come to terms with just what in the hell it is they’re doing. A life of creating fantasies (and, some might argue, of telling lies) can be a strange and unsettling one that sometimes inspires a session of cinematic self-examination. Here are a few accounts of what happens when Hollywood gazes into its own abyss.

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We saw in a dream that you wanted a list of movies that feature guys and girls with telepathy and other psychic powers, so we thought we’d oblige as soon as possible lest we become tormented with more visions of your intense wanting. Develop your sixth sense on Netflix.

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Child abduction will always be a hot-button issue, and the subject often makes for compelling cinema in all different kinds of genres and settings. Here are a few kidnapping cases you might want to investigate.

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