3 items from 2016
Next month, Netflix offers up a big selection of films of all stripes — modern to classic, animated to live action, Best Picture winners to teen phenomenons — and we’ve picked seven that you should watch as soon as humanly possible, either for the first time or as part of a nostalgic little binge. Enjoy.
The winner of four Oscars, including Best Picture, Clint Eastwood’s 1992 film “Unforgiven” is the last Western he directed and starred in, and he made it count. About an aging outlaw tasked with one final job, the film examines the myths of the West and how they’re perverted and distorted over time, as well as the contradictions within established national archetypes. It’s arguably Eastwood’s defining masterpiece, and one of the very best films of the 90s. See it immediately.
The 1993 cult classic “Dazed and Confused »
- Vikram Murthi
Variety is reporting that Dax Shepard (Hit and Run) is in talks with Warner Bros. to co-direct their upcoming Scooby-Doo animated feature S.C.O.O.B. alongside Tony Cervone (Space Jam). He will also pen the screenplay alongside Matt Lieberman (Dr. Doolittle: Tail to the Chief).
Best known for acting work in the likes of Without a Paddle, Idiocracy and Parenthood, Shepard has recently directed the action-comedy CHiPS for Warner Bros., which was overseen by executive Jesse Ehrman, who has reportedly brought him on board for Mystery Inc’s return to the big screen.
Although plot details on the Scooby-Doo movie are being kept under wraps, it was revealed earlier this year that the film will be titled S.C.O.O.B., and is said to be “the first step in “unlocking the whole Hanna-Barbera universe.”
S.C.O.O.B. is set for release on September 21st »
- Gary Collinson
In a blink of an eye it’ll be October. The air will turn crisp, the leaves will turn beautiful shades of orange, and you’ll get to crack out your favorite sweatshirt (unless you live in Los Angeles like me, in which case it’ll be 90 and you’ll sweat involuntarily). But rather than playing outside, what you really want to do is watch Netflix. October presents a whole new list of viewing opportunities with classics like Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Patton. If you choose to skip a day of work, what could be better than Ferris Bueller’s Day Off or Snow Day? And then there are no shortage of Netflix originals that are being added. The ones I’m looking most forward to are Mascots from Christopher Guest (Spinal Tap, Best in Show) and the third season of the under-appreciated Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show. For »
- David Eckstein
3 items from 2016
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