Bright is Netflix’s most ambitious (and most expensive) project to date, and if you’re willing to look past some clunky editing and cringe-worthy dialogue, it’s not half bad.
Everyone needs a feel-good movie from time to time.
Everyone needs a feel-good movie from time to time. Sometimes after a rough day there’s no better cure than popping in a happy movie and cuddling up in front of the TV with a hot chocolate. Here are ten movies that never fail to leave me feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.
The True Cost, a 2015 documentary about the negative environmental and human effects of the global garment industry, is a lesser-known film in the Netflix catalogue that attempts to tackle an issue that perhaps not many people are aware of.
The Netflix original 13 Reasons Why has created quite a buzz in the weeks since its release. Many have praised the show for the awareness it’s generated on the effects of bullying and its central theme of never really knowing what’s going on in another’s life. Recently, however, many organizations and school boards across North America are now criticizing the show for its gratuitous depiction of suicide and the suggestion that Hannah’s choice to kill herself was the logical outcome of the treatment she received.
I’ve been waiting for a proper Series of Unfortunate Events series ever since I read the books all those years ago as a kid. As the 2004 adaptation of the book series was relatively disappointing and generally poorly received, Lemony Snicket’s work was just waiting to be brought back to the screen, big or small. Netflix has delivered on this front with their new original series A Series of Unfortunate Events.