New On Netflix: The Boxer

The third team-up of Daniel Day-Lewis and director Jim Sheridan is a scrappy Irish tale about a pugilist trying to go straight (and kiss Emily Watson) after serving 14 years in prison

Best Of Netflix: Wrongful Imprisonments

Not everyone in the Big House belongs there. Here are a few examples of cinematic miscarriages of justice available for immediate conviction on Netflix, some of which are based on true stories (Tango & Cash is not one of them I think, but you never know).

Best Of Netflix: Oscar Winners Past

As we prepare for another Academy Awards ceremony (and one in which a black-and-white silent movie might win Best Picture for the first time in decades), take a look back at some Oscar winners of yesteryear. We would like to thank the Academy‚ and Netflix for the instant streaming.

Gangs Of New York

Set In 1863, DiCaprio is Amsterdam Vallon who returns to the Five Points area of New York City, seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher (Day-Lewis), his father’s killer. Scorsese directs the all-star cast. Watch the film here.

Best Of Netflix: Biopics

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.

Full Release: DVD/Blu-Ray

This week’s new releases on DVD and Blu-Ray include The Rock playing fairy, Daniel Day-Lewis playing Fellini and more.

Full Release: Movies

Hey, Avatar comes out this week! But you may notice that the hot chick above isn’t blue, so it looks like other things came out as well. In the last release week before Christmas, we’ve got James Cameron’s sci-fi epic and a bunch of chick flicks, basically.