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.

Best Of Netflix: Football Favorites

The big game is over for another year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t live every day like it’s any given Sunday. Take a pass at some of these pigskin MVPs available right now on Netflix.

Best Of Netflix: End Of Days

With the closing of the year comes the end of all things. Here are some movies available on Netflix that won’t exactly fill you with a sense of hope and warmth for the future… but they’re still pretty awesome.

Game Change Teaser

From the same team that brought your Recount, this new HBO film follows McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate, to their ultimate defeat in the general election.

Man On A Ledge

An ex-cop and now wanted fugitive (Sam Worthington) stands on the ledge of a high-rise building while a hard-living New York Police Department negotiator (Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk him down. The longer they are on the ledge the closer she comes to figuring out what is really going on.

What Movie Should I Watch This Weekend?

Wizards, Serial Killers and Born-Again Christians: this weekend is all about the Harry Potter curtain call, though both Lucky and Salvation Boulevard are looking to lure in a handful of muggles.

Salvation Boulevard

A dark comedy set in the odd world of mega-churches, where a former Deadhead turned born-again Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his church who will do anything to protect their pastor.

New On Netflix: Apollo 13

“Houston, we have a problem.” Blast off with Ron Howard’s true-life story of rather turbulent space travel, now available on Netflix Instant.

New On Netflix: The Right Stuff

So you wanna be a Rocket Man? Philip Kaufman tells the story of the Mercury Seven with this look at the early days of the American space program, now available on Netflix Instant.

New On Netflix: State Of Grace

Sean Penn goes home to Hell’s Kitchen and Gary Oldman is batsh** crazy in this searing Irish gangster flick, now available on Netflix Instant.