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Category Archive: Netflix Recommendation

Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” and Characters with Psychology (a.k.a., people)

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Jessica Jones is not an invulnerable show, though it does have a super-powered capacity for awesomeness. It is incredibly, unnaturally strong in a lot of ways, but it still gets a cut above… Continue reading

Netflix Review: “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby”

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It takes a lot for me to be surprised by the way a movie is made. I’m not talking about jump-scares or even the horror genre; I’m talking about the process of filmmaking and… Continue reading

Netflix: “One Day” Review

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Messing with time is a funky thing. The Doctor would have us believe it’s all wibbly wobbly and very dangerous, yet storytellers have been playing with it for as long as stories have… Continue reading

Best of Netflix: “Mud” (2012)

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Some of the best films out there are the ones you just can’t watch casually. They are almost a task to watch because of their gravity, and when you reach the end, they weigh heavily… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “How to Be a Man”

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What is the most important thing a father can teach his son? How to be a man. Mark McCarthy (Gavin McInnes), a former comedian, has just discovered that he is dying. Not wanting… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Mean Girls”

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Are you a lady between the ages of 19 and 31? Chances are, you love Mean Girls. Sixteen-year-old Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) has just started public school for the first time and wants… Continue reading

Psych: A Retrospective (10 Reasons to Watch)

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Psych had its final show last week. After 8 seasons, 119 episodes, 1 musical, and a ton of laughs… Psych has ended. Psych is an hour long comedy about Shawn a fake psychic detective,… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “The Guild”

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What happens when your gaming life meets your real life? Watch The Guild. Codex (Felicia Day), the online gaming persona of Cyd Sherman, has come to the realization that her offline life, better… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Somebody Up There Likes Me” (2012)

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How much of a story can you tell, when there isn’t much to tell? Enough. Max Youngman (Keith Poulson) is an awkward man. Over the course of his life, he aloofly stumbles in… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Watch: “Breaking Bad”

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The final eight episodes of this beloved series were recently released onto Netflix, and if for some reason you haven’t watched them yet, I’m here to set you straight. Note: this list is… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “The Boondocks”

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“Excuse me! Everyone, I have a brief announcement to make…” “Jesus was black, Ronald Reagan was the devil, and the government is lying about 9/11.” Welcome to Woodcrest, a white-washed town with few… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Iron Sky”

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If you don’t learn from history, you are doomed to repeat it. In 2018, the President of the United States decides to begin sending new missions to the moon, in order to help… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “The Giant Mechanical Man”

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How do you create a painting? One brushstroke at a time. After losing her job and getting evicted from her apartment, Janice (Jenna Fischer), a young 30-something having difficulty navigating the waters of… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “The Puffy Chair”

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“All this Duplass ever wanted was his chair back. It really tied the room together.” Josh (Mark Duplass) has found the perfect birthday gift for his father. It’s a comfy, purple recliner; just… Continue reading

Be Mine: What to Watch this Valentine’s Day on Netflix

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Is your Valentine’s Day 2014 looking more like Doomsday 2014? Did you wait ’til the last minute to make a reservation at her favorite restaurant to find there aren’t any left? Or did… Continue reading

Netflix is My Valentine: 10 Movies to Watch if You’re Single on V-Day

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For some people, being single and loving it is pretty easy on 364 days of the year, but once mid-Feb rolls around and it starts raining rose petals and chocolates and everything is… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “The Untouchables”

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Welcome everybody to the wild, almost midwest. This here is our sheriff, Eliot Ness. In Prohibition Era Chicago everyone knows that Al Capone (Robert De Niro) is the bootlegging kingpin. The problem is… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Red State”

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Guess what I have under this sheet? Hate and insanity for everyone!!! Three midwestern teenagers, Travis (Michael Angarano) and his two friends, answer an online ad for a woman willing to have group… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “The Boondock Saints”

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YOOOOOOOU!!! …will watch this movie! While attending mass, Connor (Sean Patrick Flanery) and Murphy MacManus (Norman Reedus), a pair of Irish-American brothers, hear the story of a woman who was killed while her… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Watch: “Trailer Park Boys”

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As an admitted Netflix addict, I have watched dozens of televisions series that I normally wouldn’t have come across in my everyday life. Every month or two I put my trust in the… Continue reading

8 Reasons “Cheers” Should Be Your Next Netflix Commitment

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During and since its eleven-year run from 1982-1993, Cheers has been touted as an exemplum of sitcom excellence. And frankly, up until a few weeks ago, I was getting pretty tired of hearing about… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Sexy Evil Genius”

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We all have one crazy ex. She was theirs. Three strangers find themselves having drinks together at a bar, at the behest of their mutual ex-girlfriend, Nikki (Katee Sackhoff). They quickly take up… Continue reading

What’s on Netflix: “Stuck In Love”

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“A story about first loves, second chances, and the people we can’t live without.” Stuck in Love – a film that feels like the lovechild of Crazy, Stupid, Love and Smart People in that it… Continue reading

What’s on Netflix: “Drinking Buddies”

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Drinking Buddies – released just before the new year on Netflix – stars Jake Johnson (a.k.a., Nick Miller from New Girl) and Olivia Wilde as two close friends working at Revolution Brewery in… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Gasland”

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Need to get the fire started? Just add water. We are running low on the most commonly used fossil fuels; the energy crisis is real, and many companies around the world are trying… Continue reading