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Stream On: What To Watch On Netflix In November 2017

NOVEMBER 1

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Baseball drama starring Harrison Ford as Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey, the iconic sports figure who signs Jackie Robinson to the team.

Casper
A small child dies and hangs out with Christina Ricci in the ‘90s. Not a Tim Burton movie.

Chappie
Dev Patel creates artificial intelligence to help mankind, but it is kidnapped by Die Antwoord and becomes a car thieving dick.

Charlotte’s Web
A lovely spider helps out an adorable if hapless pig in this wonderful movie that will crush your soul by the end.

Field of Dreams
“If you build it, he will come.”

The best of the Kevin Costner baseball movies. KC plays a farmer who turns his farmland into a baseball diamond at the suggestion of a ghostly voice in the fields of corner. Not a horror movie. Watch it with your dad.

Men in Black
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones set the standard for summer tentpole buddy-cop alien-fighting comedies with this blockbuster. Skip the sequels.

Michael Clayton
George Clooney is a corporate “fixer” in this intense thriller that earner Oscar noms galore and a golden guy for Tilda Swinton.

Oculus
Siblings haunted by an evil mirror in this slightly above-average horror pic that had better posters than word-of-mouth.

The Pursuit of Happyness
Will Smith and his son go in pursuit of the American dream: a stable life, a place to life and an Oscar in this tear jerker that is kinda, sorta based on a true story.

The Reader
The turn that earned Kate Winslet her Oscar. Story follows a young man who begins an affair with an old woman with a horrible past.

Scary Movie
If you are going to watch a parody movie by the Wayans brothers, it might as well be this one. This is the best you are gonna get.

Silent Hill
Legit creepy movie based on the terrifying horror vidgame.

Stranger (Netflix original series; Season 1)
Korean crime thriller new to Netflix

“A prosecutor without empathic abilities, along with a bold female police detective, takes on a murder case involving rampant political corruption.”

To Rome with Love
A quartet of love stories set in Rome from helmer Woody Allen.

Under Arrest (Season 7)
“Cameras follow police officers as they solve crimes, assist the public and arrest lawbreakers in this reality series.”

Undercover Grandpa
James Caan continues to earn a paycheck with this no-brainer about seniors doing stuff that seniors apparently shouldn’t do.

Where the Day Takes You
Street kids form a makeshift family on the streets of Los Angeles in this ‘90s drama starring every major star from 20 years ago. Seriously. Will Smith! Balthazar Getty! Lara Flynn Boyle! Sean Astin! Dermot Mulroney! Ricki Lake! Laura San Giacomo! It’s like my back issue of Tiger Beat exploded.

The Whole Nine Yards
Matthew Perry is a mild-mannered dentist who gets involved in mob shenanigans thanks to Bruce Willis, a wiseguy in hiding.

NOVEMBER 2

All About the Money
Best buddies are tricked to into becoming bounty hunters by a lifelong friend instead of a promised vacay. Stars Danny Trejo.

It’s Not Yet Dark
Documentary about Irish filmmaker Simon Fitzmaurice, who suffers from ALS and can only move his eyes. He uses eye-gaze technology to create a feature film about this life and his struggles. Narrated by Colin Farrell.

Call My Agent! (Season 2; Netflix original series)
“At a top Paris talent firm, agents scramble to keep their star clients happy — and their business afloat — after an unexpected crisis.”

NOVEMBER 3

Alias Grace (Netflix miniseries)
“In 19th-century Canada, a psychiatrist weighs whether a murderess should be pardoned due to insanity. Based on Margaret Atwood’s award-winning novel.”

Eventual Salvation
“After having fled Liberia due to civil war, an 80-year-old grandmother returns to rebuild her life and bring healing to her adopted homeland that welcomed her nearly 50 years ago.” – From the Tribeca Film Institute

The Big Family Cooking Showdown(Season 1)
“Competitive food show celebrating the families who make ordinary food extraordinary, presented by Zoe Ball and Nadiya Hussain.”

NOVEMBER 4

Williams
“Formula One and Williams Martini Racing fans of all ages will get to experience the true story of one of sport’s most iconic teams in Williams, a brand new documentary from BAFTA-winning director Morgan Matthews out this summer.” – From WilliamsF1TV

NOVEMBER 5

The Homesman
Tommy Lee Jones helms this period piece about a woman (Hilary Swank) and a claim jumper (Jones) who transport a trio of broken women across the prairie to Iowa.

The Veil
Jessica Alba, Lily Rabe and Thomas Jane star in the Blumhouse indie horror pic about a documentary crew investigating the suicide pact of a religious cult and its former leader.

NOVEMBER 6

The Dinner
Rich people talk about their first-world problems over dinner.

NOVEMBER 7

Dizzy & Bop’s Big Adventure: The Great Music Caper
Weinstein Co. gets into the toon biz. This is what they came up with.

“When sweet little Dizzy and smart-aleck Bop meet, the last thing they’re expected to do is become friends. But when they decide to rescue their musical, magical land from an evil villain, the brave duo inspires harmony amongst other instruments far and wide.”

Fate/Apocrypha, (Netflix series; Part 1)
“The theft of the Greater Grail from Fuyuki City leads to a splintered timeline in which the Great Holy Grail War is waged on an unprecedented scale.”

Killing Ground
Aussie gorefest that pits two hillbilly outback hunters against an innocent couple on a what-can-go-wrong camping trip.

Project Mc² (Netflix series; Part 6)
“Teenage spy McKeyla teams up with three other super-smart girls to become secret agents who use their science and tech skills to save the day.”

NOVEMBER 10

Blazing Transfer Students  (Season 1; Netflix original series)
“Featuring the boys of Johnny’s West, a gang of zany transfer students are recruited for a mysterious mission ordained by their shadowy principal.”

Dinotrux Supercharged (Season 1; Netflix original series)
“The Dinotrux are back and supercharged, ready to face new challenges with powers that make them faster, stronger and more agile than ever before.”

Glitter Force Doki Doki (Season 2;  Netflix series)
“Four girls summon their inner superheroes to defend Earth and the magical kingdom of Splendorius from King Mercenare and his minions.”

Lady Dynamite (Season 2; Netflix original series)
“Comedian Maria Bamford stars in a series inspired by her own life. It’s the sometimes surreal story of a woman who loses — and then finds — her s**t.”

Mea Culpa
French crime thriller about a cop whose mistakes puts him in the path of the Serbian mafia.

The Killer
John Woo’s Hong Kong actioner classic starring Chow Yun-Fat as a blind assassin who takes one last job. A great movie that influenced countless filmmakers.


NOVEMBER 12

Long Time Running
Long Time Running chronicles the emotional and epic iconic Canadian band’s now-legendary 2016 tour that captured the heart of the nation.” – From Tragically Hip’s official site

NOVEMBER 13

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
“Set for wide release in 2017, Chasing Trane is the definitive documentary film about an outside-the-box thinker with extraordinary talent whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world.” – Official site

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
Sequel to the slightly creepy CGI version of the classic cartoon that no one needed.

NOVEMBER 14

DeRay Davis: How To Act Black (Netflix original special)
“Dynamic comic DeRay Davis hits the stage like a ball of fire, nailing the finer points of living, dating and handling show business as a black man.”

Hickok
Luke Hemsworth plays the legendary gunslinger in this rehashing of the western legend.


NOVEMBER 15

Lockup: State Prisons (Season 1; Netflix series)
“Look inside some of America’s toughest maximum security prisons, where razor wire fences, inmate tension and danger for staff are a way of life.”

NOVEMBER 16

9
Shane Acker directed this steampunk toon about rag dolls looking for signs of humanity in a post-apocalyptic world. Produced by Tim Burton.

NOVEMBER 17

A Christmas Prince
Milquetoast X-mas special about royalty fleeing to the US and falling for an all-American gal. Don’t watch this. Watch Coming To America, a much better version of this.

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton
“Through footage from the set of Man on the Moon and a present-day interview, Jim Carrey ruminates on life, identity and becoming Andy Kaufman.”

Longmire (Final season; Netflix original series)
“Walt Longmire races to find Henry Standing Bear and put a stop to Malachi Strand while taking on the Irish mob and fighting to keep his job and land.”

Luna Petunia (Season 3; Netflix original series)
“With help from her magic toy chest, fun-loving Luna Petunia enters the fantastic land of Amazia, where adventures, friendship and learning await.”

Marvel’s The Punisher (Season 1; Netflix original series)
The latest and greatest offering from the Marvel EU, this time around: Shane makes good by going rogue…

“A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family’s murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.”

Mudbound (Netflix original)
“In racially divided post-World War II Mississippi, two men — one black and one white — forge a friendship based on their shared war experiences.”

Red, White, Black, Blue Odyssey
Red, White, Black, Blue Odyssey chronicles the ICEF Rugby Program in South Los Angeles, as head coach and founder Stuart Krohn brings the sport of rugby to Inner City high school boys and girls, taking them around the world to compete against international teams.” – Official site

Santa Claws
It’s a Christmas special…but with fucking cats.

If you enjoy this, you are probably dying alone. Or you are stoned.

Spirit: Riding Free (Season  3; Netflix original series)
“In a small Western town, spunky ex-city girl Lucky forms a tight bond with wild horse Spirit while having adventures with best pals Pru and Abigail.”

Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters (Season  1; Netflix original series)
“Jake Armstrong and his best friends are unexpectedly transformed into superheroes who learn to reach far beyond the limits of any ordinary teenager.”

NOVEMBER 20

Piranha
Horror pic about killer fish.

Still better than Santa Claws.

NOVEMBER 21

Beat Bugs: All Together Now (Netflix original special)
“With songs made famous by the Beatles, five friendly bugs learn big lessons about the world around them — all from the safety of their own backyard.”

Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers (Netflix original special)
“Affable comic Brian Regan takes dad humor to new heights as he talks board games, underwear elastic and looking for hot dogs in all the wrong places.”

Saving Capitalism
“How does change happen? We go on a trip with Robert Reich outside the “bubble” to reach folks in the heartland of America to find out.” – From the official Kickstarter

The Case for Christ
“A hard-driving journalist, Lee Strobel was exactly where he expected to be at work: on top. His award-winning investigative reporting recently earned him a promotion to legal editor at the Chicago Tribune. But things weren’t going nearly as well at home where his wife Leslie’s newfound faith in Christ went against everything Lee believed—or didn’t believe—as an avowed atheist.” – Official site

NOVEMBER 22

Cherry Pop
Drama erupts at the local drag bar in this genderfluid version of Thank God It’s Friday.

Godless (Season 1; Netflix original series)
“Frank Griffin’s gang terrorizes the West as they hunt Roy Goode. The chase leads to the quiet town of La Belle, made up entirely of women.”

The Boss Baby
Disturbing cartoon about a baby with the voice of Alec Baldwin.

Made more money than the new Blade Runner.

There is no God.

Tracers
Taylor Lautner is a bike messengers who falls into trouble with NY gangsters. Chase scenes ensue.

NOVEMBER 23

Deep
Toon octopus helps out his fish friends

Shes Gotta Have It (Season 1; Netflix original series)
“Nola Darling struggles to define herself and divide her time among her friends, job and three lovers. A new take on Spike Lee’s film, in 10 episodes.”

NOVEMBER 24

Bushwick
Political action thriller about the NY hood turning into a war zone. Starring Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow.

Cuba and the Cameraman (Netflix original special)
“This revealing portrait of Cuba follows the lives of Fidel Castro and three Cuban families affected by his policies over the last four decades.”

Frontier (Season  2; Netflix original series)
“In 18th-century North America, ruthless trappers and entrepreneurs fight to wrest control of the fur trade from the mighty Hudson’s Bay Company.”

The Many Faces of Ito (Season 1; Netflix series)
“A jaded rom-com screenwriter in her 30s mines four love-sick women for their stories under the guise of providing them with romantic advice.”

Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: USA (Season 1; Netflix original series)
“The Trailer Park Boys are thrilled to get a free trip to Europe, until they arrive and learn about their corporate sponsor’s unusual requirements.”

NOVEMBER 27

Broadchurch (Season 3; Netflix original series)
“After a young boy is murdered in the small seaside town of Broadchurch, local detectives Ellie Miller and Alec Hardy are assigned the mysterious case.”

Darkness Rising
Attractive adults revisits their horrible past and bring up past ghosts.

Another case when a poster is better than the movie.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (Season  7; Netflix original series)
“Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her pals have adventures and learn valuable lessons about friendship.”

NOVEMBER 28

Glitch (Season  2; Netflix original series)
“A police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when seven local residents inexplicably return from the dead in peak physical form.”

Good Morning Call (Season  2; Netflix series)
“A high school girl finally gets her own apartment, but she has to share it with the most popular boy in school.”

The Queen Of Spain
Penelope Cruz plays a Spanish actress who returns to Spain after fleeing during the war to play Queen Isabella I of Castile.

NOVEMBER 29

Guerra De Idolos (Season 1; Netflix series)
“Centering on the rising fortunes of the Solar family and their famous son, this series explores the drama of the music business from every angle.”

NOVEMBER 30

The Details
“When a family of hungry raccoons invade the bliss of Dr. Jeffery Lang’s fantastic new backyard (Tobey Maguire), he becomes obsessed with eradicating the pests by any means necessary.”

 

 

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