WILD THINGS

Original Release Date: March 20, 1998
Directed by: John McNaughton
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Streaming: Crackle

Official Synopsis: A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards, Bill Murray, and Theresa Russell


AMERICAN BEAUTY

Original Release Date: September 15, 1999
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Studio: Dreamworks
Streaming: Prime Video

72ND ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Picture (Winner)
Best Director (Winner)
Best Lead Actor (Kevin Spacey) (Winner)
Best Lead Actress (Annette Bening) (Nominee)
Best Original Screenplay (Winner)
Best Cinematography (Winner)
Best Film Editing (Nominee)
Best Original Score (Nominee)

Official Synopsis: A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter’s best friend.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, and John Cho


JUMANJI

Original Release Date: December 15, 1995
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Studio: TriStar Pictures
Streaming: Hulu

Official Synopsis: When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Starring: Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, Kirsten Dunst, Bradley Pierce, Jonathan Hyde, Bebe Neuwirth, and David Alan Grier


THE IDES OF MARCH

Original Release Date: October 7, 2011
Directed by: George Clooney
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Streaming: Showtime

84TH ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Adapted Screenplay (Nominee)

Official Synopsis: An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Evan Rachel Wood, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei, Paul Giamatti, and Jeffrey Wright


FURIOUS 7

Original Release Date: April 3, 2015
Directed by: James Wan
Studio: Universal Pictures
Streaming: FX Now

Official Synopsis: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Kurt Russell, and Jason Statham


EDWARD SCISSORHANDS

Original Release Date: December 7, 1990
Directed by:
Tim Burton
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Streaming: Hulu

63RD ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Makeup (Nominee)

Official Synopsis: An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin


FURY

Original Release Date: October 17, 2014
Directed by: David Ayer
Studio: Sony Pictures
Streaming: Crackle

Official Synopsis: A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs and Scott Eastwood


BRUCE ALMIGHTY

Original Release Date: May 23, 2003
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Studio: Universal Pictures
Streaming: Hulu

Official Synopsis: A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Aniston, Philip Baker Hall, Catherine Bell, Lisa Ann Walter, and Steve Carell


TRON: LEGACY

Original Release Date: December 17, 2010
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Streaming: Syfy

83RD ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Sound Editing (Nominee)

Official Synopsis: The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father’s corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, James Frain, Beau Garrett, and Michael Sheen


IRON MAN 3

Original Release Date: May 3, 2013
Directed by: Shane Black
Studio: Marvel Studios & Walt Disney Pictures
Streaming: FX Now

86TH ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Visual Effects (Nominee)

Official Synopsis: When Tony Stark’s world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stéphanie Szostak, James Badge Dale, Jon Favreau, and Ben Kingsley


LEAVING NETFLIX THIS WEEK


SATURDAY
MARCH 2

  • Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe (2015)
  • Drop Dead Diva – 6 Seasons (2014)
  • A Matter of Faith (2014)

SUNDAY
MARCH 3

  • Parrot Heads (2016)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

MONDAY
MARCH 4

  • Like Crazy (2016)
  • Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017)

TUESDAY
MARCH 5

  • A Good American (2015)
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins (2016)
  • One Child – 4-Part Mini-Series (2014)
  • Patchwork (2015)

WEDNESDAY
MARCH 6

  • Luxury Travel Show – 1 Season (2016)
  • Race of Life – 1 Season (2015)

THURSDAY
MARCH 7

  • Click (2006)
  • The Other Woman (2009)

NEXT FRIDAY
MARCH 8

  • Lockup: Extended Stay – 1 Collection (2017)
  • The Returned [American version] – 1 Season (2015)

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