Maggie Gyllenhaal's strikingly assured directorial debut will likely garner a lot of attention, not least for a trifecta of excellent performances from Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley and Dakota Johnson.
Adam McKay's Chicken Little for adults is just shy of being funny, just shy of being insightful and just shy of being a good movie. What it isn't shy of is impotently railing at the stupidity of government and media.
Arcane: League of Legends - Season 1 (Netflix) TV Show Review
by Cas Harlow
Stunningly animated, superbly scored, perfectly voice acted, exquisitely unfolded, with wonderful world-building, and action and impact in equal measure, should Netflix's Arcane go straight to the top of your watchlist?
The genre defining “bounty hunter in space” story, Cowboy Bebop, returns to television screens after more than twenty years. Bringing live action and faithful production design but leaving behind the Real Folk Blues and, sadly, any heart.
Jeymes "The Bullitts" Samuel's directorial debut blasts onto the screen with a great ensemble cast, a fabulously energetic style and a delicious lyrical prowess, and also all the trappings of being associated with Netflix.
With Netflix still intent on turning the disappointing Army of the Dead into a whole movie universe, their first spin-off is a slick but excessively long caper flick with a quirky, fun lead and precious little involvement from Snyder.
A heady mix of Stephen King and… other, different Stephen King, new horror maestro, Mike Flanagan’s wholly original supernatural/religious fear-spinner comes to Netflix a full month before Halloween. Timing.
UPDATED 17-SEP-2021: October means Halloween and Halloween means horror, so there's a supernatural tinged flavour to the month with the return of Locke & Key plus slasher thriller, There’s Someone in Your House.
Dealing with one of the most emotionally complex elements of the post-9/11 fallout, Worth asks for answers on how to calculate the value of someone’s life and looking to the law, to mathematics, to logic, finds them wanting.
Jason Momoa stars in a movie dealing with the weighty issue of unaffordable healthcare in the US and the impact of big pharma’s cutthroat attitude to cancer treatments on normal families… WITH PUNCH UPS.
UPDATED 06-SEP-2021: As Ofcom’s latest survey shows more UK households with a Netflix subscription than a pay TV account for the first time, we take a look at what the streaming giant has in store for UK customers in September.
Netflix subscriptions overtake pay TV for UK viewers
by Andy Bassett
As UK viewers watch nearly 6 hours of TV or on demand video per day, there are now more households with a Netflix subscription than a pay TV account for the first time, according to Ofcom's latest survey.
Masters of the Universe: Revelation Part 1 (Netflix) TV Show Review
by Tom Davies
He-Man’s back! Remember He-Man? He’s back! Kevin Smith pens a surprisingly enjoyable part soft-reboot, part continuation of the original toy advert. No, shut-up, listen, it’s actually pretty good. No, I promise it is!
UPDATED: 06-Aug-2021: Sports fans have been treated to an almost normal summer of tournaments and fixtures with Wimbledon, the postponed Euro 2020 and the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. However, for those less athletically inclined, what can Netflix offer as alternative viewing for August?
Streaming video-on-demand services that operate in the UK such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ could soon be subject to the same rules and regulations as more traditional linear broadcasters like the BBC, ITV and Sky.