Sylvie falls in love with a saxophonist who working at her father’s record store in Harlem. They meet again afterfew years and realize that their love has not faded.
Releasing date: 27 January 2020
Adapted from the tale of the same name, the movie tells the story of a Yale Law student who reflects on his Appalachian hometown and the history of his family and how it is projected into his own future.
Releasing Date: 11 November 2020
When a vicious race of alien invaders strikes the earth, the ancient order of the jiu-jitsu fighters teams up and steps in to save the day. Their only hope is the celebrated war hero who can help them outdo the alien creatures.
Releasing Date: 20 November 2020
A fantasy tale in which a man interviews five souls that are not yet born, to determine which one should be given the chance to live on earth.
Releasing date: 22 January 2021
Ex-con and former special operations soldier Pete Koslow is recruited by the FBI. His mission is to take down a powerful crime lord in New York known as the General. When one of the undercover cops gets killed, Pete realizes that he is neck-deep in more trouble than he expected.
Releasing Date: 2020
Cassie is a wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning woman who lives a secret double life by night. When she had an unexpected encounter, it is set to change her life and set the wrong things right.
Releasing Date: 16 April 2020
Sara and Jackson boarded a single-engine plane for a routine casual flight. However, soon after the takeoff, their pilot suffers a fatal heart attack. They have no idea where they are and a terrifying storm approaching them. Now, the two must team together to somehow land the plane and save their lives.
Releasing Date: 29 October 2020
Set in the period after the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd meets a 10-year-old girl who was taken by the Kiowa people. Kidd makes the promise to get the little girl back across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas to her aunt and uncle.
Releasing Date: 7 January 2020
When his business started to decline, Chris Cringle a.k.a Santa Claus, had no other choice but to join forces with the U.S. military. This led him into face-to-face combat with a highly-skilled assassin who was hired by a 12-year old after getting a lump of coal in his stocking.
Releasing Date: November 2020
A teen meets a mysterious man. He claims to have lost his superpowers as he was ported a different dimension to this. The two team up to fight against a vicious crime boss and take down his crime syndicate.
Releasing Date: 11 December 2020
A mysterious man has the power to burn the people of things that he touches. As his powers grow more uncontrollable, a psychologist is out to help him survive his harsh powers from hurting others.
Releasing Date: 24 June 2020
In order to reduce his sentence, a professional robber agrees to return the amount of money that he stole from the bank. However, two cops frame him for a murder and now he must clear his name and bring them to justice before cutting a deal.
Releasing Date: 8 October 2020
In order to stop a global organization from getting hold of a powerful weapon, five women team up to prevent the bad guys from spreading chaos throughout the world. The movie is directed by Simon Kinberg and has a long-range of A-listers as the cast.
Releasing Date: 2022
A young drifter takes up a job at the local mortuary that is on the outskirts of the town. There she meets the eccentric mortician Montgomery Dark, who tells some of the most twisted tales which are terrifying one after the other.
Releasing Date: 8 October 2020
The most awaited Ryan Reynolds Movie is getting a new trailer and a release date finally. The movie is about a bank teller guy, who realizes that he is a nonplayable character in an open-world video game called Free City. As he falls in love with another game and the gaming company is trying to shut him out of the game.
Releasing Date: 10 December 2020
With Halloween around the corner, we are all looking for some gruesome scary movies to watch. Here is our list of the scariest ones that you can stream on Netflix this Halloween.
Technology has made us addicted to a new lifestyle in which we are constantly plugged into the internet. A group of such techno-addicted teenagers goes to an offline camp. What they didn’t expect was hiking through the woods without any communication with the outer world. With dangers lurking in the forest and fighting against things that they have never seen before, they must work together as a team to stay alive and come out in one piece.
When war has torn down their home town in South Sudan, a young couple takes refuge in a small English town. After being released ‘on probation’ to a new house, hopes of starting a new life began to pop up. However, things take an unexpected turn when they realize that unspeakable evil is lurking beneath the surface of the new home. Now, in order to avoid losing their newfound life, they must outrun whatever is haunting them.
For more than seven years, a woman and her little son were held captive in an enclosed space. The woman was abducted by a man named ‘Old Nick’ who is the biological father of the boy. She was routinely raped while her son slept in the closet. Even in these terrible times, the woman remained optimistic and joyful to her son. However, she soon started to suffer from malnutrition and depression. With her son’s life hanging in the balance, she had no chance but to somehow keep herself alive.
Jamie’s wife was mysteriously murdered after receiving a weird package with a ventriloquist dummy named Billy inside it. This has made Jamie suspicious and he decides to go to his hometown to find out the truth behind what had happened. What he didn’t know was that the dummy is associated with the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. When he went to the town where Shaw was buried, he got more than what he was looking for.
Remember the iconic slasher movie franchise, Halloween. Over the past four decades from its initial release, the movie has had many (MANY!) sequels, prequels, spin-offs, and whatnot. However, the makers behind the original movie decided to do a direct sequel to the first in an attempt to reset the entire franchise and also give fans what they deserve. The movie has Jamie Lee Curtis reprising her iconic role as Laurie Strode and Nick Castle returning as the evergreen slasher character Michael Myers.
This Norwegian horror-thriller is set in the aftermath of a nuclear disaster. When a family is looking for food to survive, they find a charismatic hotel owner, who offers them a free dinner. As the evening progresses, the family soon realizes that they have to pay a dark price for the free food they were promised. The lines between the evening’s entertainment start to blur and it looks like the spectators are turning into the spectacle. Will they be able to make it out all alive?
The brutal death of their parents drifted siblings Kaylie and Tim apart from each other. After 10 years, when the two are trying to rebuild their relationship, Kaylie realizes that the antique mirror they own possesses a supernatural entity. Known as the Lasser Glass, she believes that it can affect anyone who gazes into it. As Kaylie unravels the truth, her brother seems to have fallen under the evil spell of the mirror. Now, it is up to her to save his brother, before she loses him too.
Unknown places can be scary, especially at night. A family’s road trip ends up dangerous when they arrive at a mobile home park. They were expecting to see some relatives there, but it turned out to be mysteriously empty. Things took an even darker turn when three masked psychopaths started to hunt them. With nowhere else to run, the family must stick together and fight with everything they got to survive.
Lena is a biologist and a former soldier. When her husband goes missing inside the mysterious Area X, she joins the team assigned to find the truth behind what went down there. She soon finds out that a mysterious phenomenon is mutating the landscape and creatures, and is taking over most of the coastlines of the area. With their lives and sanity under the threat, the question is- will they be able to make it out alive?
Ever been to a wax museum? Those life-like figures can be scary at times, right? Apparently, for a group of unwitting teenagers, it was more than just a simple scare. As they got stranded inside a strange wax museum, they soon started to realize that things are not what they see. They will have to fight to survive or end up us the next exhibit.
The 2020 presidential election is all over the headlines and while you are waiting for the results, here are some of the best political movies to watch on your streaming services.
Nothing gets more political than a spy-espionage drama. Set during the time of the Cuban missile crisis, this movie tells the story of a troubled math genius. He gets picked for a US-Soviet chess match when the height of the Cold War is at its peak. The American player is forced to be part of deadly espionage and he is left with no choice but to go with it as the tension between the two nations starts to rise.
Directed by Oliver Stone, JFK is an epic American political thriller that goes through the events leading to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the former president of the United States. The story is told through the eyes of former New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison, who alleged a cover-up that followed after the assassination.
Starring Josh Brolin, this biographical drama portrays the life and struggles of former American President George W. Bush. Oliver Stone also directed this movie, with Stanley Weiser penning. Being the son of Geroge H. W. Bush, Bush always had to go the extra mile to live up to his father’s presidential legacy. Every decision he makes gets constantly evaluated. However, he overcame it to become one of the best US presidents.
This one and the half-hour-long documentary gives you first-hand experience of the diplomatic legacy of former US president Barack Obama during his last year in the oval office. He and his team for foreign policy have gone through more than 21 nations, drafting some of the greatest policies for the nation.
Politics is not always serious. Sometimes politicians can end up doing some of the funniest things ever. Here is a satire that looks at American politics in a funnier lens. Cam Brady is a longtime North Carolina congressman who has won many elections without an opponent. However, things started to change when inexperienced Marty Huggins decided to run against him.
When George W Bush got elected to be the president of the United States, he chose Dick Cheney as his vice president. The position made him one of the most powerful bureaucrats in Washington. His position allowed him to reshape the world. Christian Bale plays the role of Dick Cheney in the movie which is the second theatrical film to feature the presidency of George W Bush after Oliver Stone’s W.
Politics is not just for men. Here is a documentary to prove it so. Featuring the journey of four determined women who challenged the big names in American politics during the 2018 race for Congress.
Based on the British television series of the same name, State of Play is a political thriller which revolves around the suspicious death of a congressman’s mistress. In order to protect his career, the politician tries to hide his affair. However, a journalist is out determined to find the truth behind the murder.
When former US president John F. Kennedy was assassinated, it was up to Lyndon Johnson to take up the presidency. However, what he didn’t expect were the enemies he had to face both from the White House and his own political party. Woody Harrelson plays the role of Lyndon, portraying his journey from being one of the most powerful Senate majority leader to becoming a powerless vice president and later the president.
Politics can lead to different political views and sometimes these political views can cause disputes among friends or family. The Oath is set on such a premise. Chris and his wife learn that all citizens must sign a loyalty oath to the president. As the thanksgiving deadline approaches, the couple undergoes a series of comical situations trying to maintain peace in their house.
One of the major releases from Netflix this Halloween is Adam Sandler’s horror-comedy, Hubie Halloween. Though the movie has met with mixed reviews, it is undoubtedly a fun flick to watch. There is everything that you expect from an Adam Sandler family comedy movie. Surprisingly this one has more to offer than the actor’s usual fare.
The movie revolves around the character of Hubie, who is the most bullied guy in Salem. Ever since his childhood, Hubie has appointed himself to keep his townspeople safe during the Halloween season. As a result, he becomes a laughingstock and the target of constant pranks from everyone around him. When a mysterious inmate escapes from the asylum nearby, it is up to Hubie to save the town and the holiday.
Sandler has a proven track record when it comes to making feel-good movies for family audiences. Movies like Grown-ups, Anger management, and Click are some of the movies belonging to this pattern. In many ways, Hubie Halloween also feels as if he is returning to his familiar terrain for an easy win. However, the movie is different in many minute ways and perhaps those details are the key reasons why we feel charmed by the movie.
One of the major goals that we see throughout the movie is the callbacks to earlier Sandler movies. Of course, there is the fact that he is continuing his repeated trend of working with past collaborators like Kevin James and Rob Schneider. Other than that, there is Julie Bowen who plays a love interest role like in Happy Gilmore, and Tim Meadows from movies like Grown-Ups. This nostalgic pat on the back does give some good jokes and movie moments.
What makes this movie stand out from all the other Sandler’s feel-good movies/characters is the fact that Hugie does not need to be reminded that his life has value. There are no complex, new ideas or struggles within the plot to establish this. The movie skillfully normalizes his disabilities into his abilities, making the audience feel that the character is cool enough to root for. Add that to the wonderfully corrosive comic persona of Adam Sandler and you have a movie that is actually a treat this Halloween.
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Here are some good ol’ space movies that are available for streaming on HBO Max. These vintage golds have a cult following of their own.
Little Shop of Horrors
Not a clear-cut alien movie, but, it has enough spooks to make it out of this world. While working in a flower shop in urban Skid Row, nerdy orphan Seymour Krelborn develops feelings for his fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard. She is berated every day by the owner of the shop Mr. Mushnik. Hoping to turn his luck around and get a more stable life of his own, Seymour decides to test his luck in the floral business and ends up purchasing a bloodthirsty plant from a Chinese Street Vendor.
This movie takes us to a far off planet named Ygam. The dominant species of the planet are the Draags. They are a group of blue humanoids who are extremely advanced in both technology and spirituality. Oms, on the other hand, are considerably tiny and the descendants of the humans from the Terra planet. They are considered ignorant animals. Most of them are kept for the entertainment of Draag children, while others lead a hidden life in the wilderness of the planet.
A space team exploring Halley’s Comet encounters an alien spacecraft with space vampires. They return back to earth and start turning other human beings into zombies. Tom Carlsen, one of the surviving astronauts from the space team realizes what was going on and steps in to get rid of the troubling alien presence.
Destroy All Monsters
Monsters of the world are rounded up and kept away from humanity in a separate area called Monsterland. A race of she-aliens comes to know about this and frees all the monsters across the world. Now, it is up to scientists to save the world from monsters like Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra, and many more.
*batteries not included
A greedy tycoon is trying to build a new skyscraper and he is using criminal methods to evacuate the current residence of the soon to be demolished block of apartments. It was doing this time that some tiny mechanical aliens landed there to recharge. Seeing the turn of events and the injustice happening, they decided to stay a little longer and help the people out.
Inhabitants of the Grover’s Bend mistake a batch of unhatched critter eggs as Easter eggs. As the eggs start to hatch, it starts a rampage by the flesh-eating furry creatures from outer space. The horror, comedy movie features Scott Grimes and Liane Curtis and is a wonderful watch if you are a fan of the goofy movies of the late 80s.
Any list on the genre of alien movies will not be complete without the iconic, cult classic movie Alien. Set in the future, the movie starts with a commercial spaceship picking up a distress signal from a distant planet. A three-member team discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs and a creature from one of the eggs starts to attack them. With an alien parasite planted inside one of the team members, the fate of the entire crew is at stake.
Space shows were a huge deal back in the 1980s. This movie starts off as a parody of those shows and later move on to some serious intergalactic business. Jason Nesmith is the star of a space-themed television series. He and his other cast members are mistaken as actual space heroes and are taken by a group of alien life forms to save them from an invading menace.
Cosmic entities are made up of unknown entities and they can cause effects on life on earth if they come close to our planet. Coherence revolves around such a concept. When an astronomical anomaly happens one night, eight friends are having a dinner party. Things soon take a change when they started experiencing some reality-bending events.
It is 1979 in Ohio. Some teenagers are trying to make a zombie movie using a Super-8 camera. During the filming, they end up witnessing a terrifying train derailment. The friends were lucky to escape alive from the accident. However, they make the discovery that the crash was not an accident. Deputy Jackson Lamb is the father of one of them. As he investigates for the truth behind the crash, more unexplained events and disappearances start to follows.
In the future, there is a landscape where you can recapture your memories. Those who went there have never returned home. This was the concept of a novel written by a womanizing sci-fi writer named Chow. He has had many passionate encounters with many women and he derives inspiration from them.
David is a robotic boy who is programmed to love. He is adopted by a Cybertronics employee and his wife as a test. However, David found it impossible to live his new life. Failing to get accepted by both humans or machines, David sets off on a quest to figure out where he truly belongs. On his journey, he discovers that a new world for himself where the line between robot and machine is both vast and thin.
In the year 2038, George Almore is putting together a true human-equivalent AI. His efforts have finally paid off and a prototype is almost ready. However, what he really wanted was a different goal. That is reuniting with his dead wife.
Earth is now a post-apocalyptic wasteland. In order to save the woman of his dreams, one orphaned teen must fight his way over a ruthless warlord. Will he be able to survive or will he be crushed before ever finding her.
In the 1950s, the space race was on its dawn. Two teens who were working on the radio signals unknowingly discovers a mysterious frequency. What they did not know was that the radio waves were going to become so important it will change their lives forever.
The exciting journey of some of the most brilliant minds as they recreate the conditions that led to the big bang theory. Their mission can unravel some of the most mysterious truths of the universe and how it was made.
Whenever you are stuck with a moment being emotional and feeling the need to cry, always remember that there are movies that can help you out with what you are going through. Because sometimes the best thing to do is to cry it all out.
This romantic drama is sure to make you grab for the tissues. Set in the 1970s the movie talks about Harlem and Alonzo. The two used to be friends from childhood, later fell in love and married each other. However, things take an ugly turn when one of them gets wrongfully accused and sent to jail. The movie is deep and emotional in many places.
Stories by Nicholas Spark is always known for his emotional stories. One of his most known works is the romantic drama A Walk To Remember. The movie version is as sentimental and emotional as the book and you will surely be needing more than one tissue box to finish this movie. The movie talks about a popular high school student who falls in love with his shy classmate. She was secretly dying and she tried hard to keep him from falling in love with her.
Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, this romantic drama is a slow-burning tale. The story is about two people who met in a college and decided to meet again each year for over two decades. With so much time between each of their meetings, one can easily guess the possibilities of things that can go wrong in their lives. Everything about this movie’s plot is crafted to tear you up.
Movies by Michel Gondry are sure to punch you right in the gut. His all-time cult classic movie, ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ tells the remarkable love story of two people who decided to completely erase the memories about each other after a crappy breakup. Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet play the two characters who eventually realize that relationships can be both good and bad. The heart-warming movie is still considered as one of the most brilliant performances from Carrey.
If you are a fan of Nicholas Spark stories, then this drama based on Jodi Picoult’s novel will surely be a great pick for you. Directed by Nick Cassavetes, the movie is about a young girl named Anna who was given birth and raised to donate organs, blood, and tissue to help her sister survive leukemia. The movie depicts the layers of human relationships and how fragile our lives can be.
Hazel and Augustus are two cancer-afflicted teenagers who meet at a cancer support group. The two decide to go on a journey to find a reclusive author who lives in Amsterdam. Based on the novel of the same name, the movie is joyful- yet has many painful moments. We easily connect with the main characters and become sentimentally attached to them. This investment makes their losses feel so hurtful for us.
It may be a movie from the 70s, but it has a wonderful story with a really sad ending. The movie is about two couples who are a mismatch for each other. No matter how hard they try, they can’t make it work out between them. The sad part is that the movie can actually remind you of all your lost love. The killer soundtrack and brilliant performances from the actors make this movie a unique watch worth streaming.