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Punch-Drunk Love (2002) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Punch-Drunk Love (2002) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Barry Egan runs his own company, is continually hounded by his seven sisters, and every now and then gets a tiny bit violent. One odd morning a harmonium first appears in the street then a striking young lady asks for his help with her car. She re-appears a few days later and there seems to...
The Thing (1982) Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

The Thing (1982) Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: An American scientific expedition to the frozen wastes of the Antarctic is interrupted by a group of seemingly mad Norwegians pursuing and shooting a dog. The helicopter pursuing the dog explodes, eventually leaving no explanation for the chase. During the night, the dog mutates and attacks other dogs in the cage and members of the...
Raising Arizona (1987) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Raising Arizona (1987) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Recidivist hold-up man H.I. McDonnough and police woman Edwina marry, only to discover they are unable to conceive a child. Desperate for a baby, the pair decide to kidnap one of the quintuplets of furniture tycoon Nathan Arizona. The McDonnoughs try to keep their crime secret, while friends, co-workers and a feral bounty hunter look...
The Untouchables (1987) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

The Untouchables (1987) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is deternimed to take down Al Capone but he learns that it’s not going to be easy, because Capone has the police in his pocket. But Ness meets Jimmy Malone a veteran patrolman and probably the most honorable one in the force. He asks Malone to...
Portlandia (TV Show) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Portlandia (TV Show) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Portlandia is a Peabody Award–winning satirical sketch comedy television series, set and filmed in (and near) Portland, Oregon; it stars Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen and lead guitarist/singer for Wild Flag, Carrie Brownstein. The show shares its title with the sculpture of the same name above the entrance of the Portland Building on...
Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian, and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert Weide followed the notoriously private film legend over a year and a half to create the ultimate film biography. Woody Allen: A Documentary chronicles...
Dexter's Laboratory (TV Show) Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Dexter’s Laboratory (TV Show) Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: If you ever meet Dexter, you’d probably notice a few things about him: he speaks with an Eastern-European accent, wears a labcoat, and happens to be a boy-genius with an amazing laboratory in his bedroom! The show follows Dexter’s adventures, in and out of the lab, as he copes with his crazy parents (who are...
Roman Holiday (1953) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Roman Holiday (1953) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Princess Anne embarks on a highly publicized tour of European capitals. When she and her royal entourage arrive in Rome, she begins to rebel against her restricted, regimented schedule. One night Anne sneaks out of her room, hops into the back of a delivery truck and escapes her luxurious confinement. However, a sedative she was...
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Ferris Bueller has played hooky numbers of times, and this time he’s got the entire school and more believing he is on the verge of death. On this special day off, Ferris invites his friend Cameron Fry and girlfriend Sloane Peterson to his day of fun, while taking Cameron’s father’s precious Ferrari for transportation. All...
The Hunger Games (2012) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

The Hunger Games (2012) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: In a dystopian future, the totalitarian nation of Panem is divided between 12 districts and the Capitol. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal retribution for a past rebellion, the televised games are broadcast throughout Panem. The 24 participants are...
The Rules of Attraction (2002) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

The Rules of Attraction (2002) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Camden College. Sean Bateman is the younger brother of depraved Wall Street broker Patrick Bateman. He’s also a drug dealer who owes a lot of money to “fellow” dealer Rupert Guest, as well as a well-known womanizer, for he sleeps with nearly half of the female population on campus. Lauren Hynde is, technically, a virgin....
Friends With Kids (2011) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Friends With Kids (2011) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Julie and Jason have been best friends for years with no romantic interest in each other. He sleeps with someone new every few days, and she’s looking for Mr. Right. Now in their thirties, they notice that their friends seem to lose all their good qualities when they have children – child rearing and the...