If you aren’t partial to VPN’s and the Tor network you have probably only had Netflix for a couple of months and after you have re-watched all of Freaks and Geeks, caught up on How I Met your Mother and binge watched a few of the better Netflix Originals you may be wondering if it’s really worth paying your next $8.99.
Even on the comparatively new Australian Netflix there are almost 2,000 movies and TV shows to choose from and while a whole bunch of that is garbage, there are still a few gems hidden beneath the carbon copy comedies and young adult adventure movies.
With new additions piling up and valuable popcorn time slipping away, load up that browser and skip the daytime movie trash with this week’s best new additions.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Before disappointments like Neighbours and The Interview, Seth Rogen starred in Zack and Miri Make a Porno, the innocent, R-rated romantic comedy about making hard-core pornography.
While not the most ground-breaking or intellectual movie, it is a great twist on the classic story of two friends who can’t pay rent, and don’t forget the amazing one liners- the pinnacle of any Kevin Smith film.
Spy Kids (2001)
If you’re in the mood for something a bit more innocent then why not return to 2001, a year that released cult classics like Monsters Inc., Spirited Away and of course Spy Kids!
This film is not just an amazing take on a handful of childhood fantasies; it also features a mature drama, sweet gadgets and some genuinely disturbing neon, puffy-faced, mutant clowns. Not to mention it seamlessly integrates Machete into a children’s film…
Nothing like a modern remake of a classic monster movie to liven up a weeknight. Sure Godzilla isn’t the pinnacle of the monster genre but it’s a great popcorn movie with some gripping action, way too many Breaking Bad references and Ken Watanabe saying:
Words: Guy Aldous