'Anna Karenina' with Keira Knightley is one of the new arrivals to Netflix in November

Coming and Going on Netflix in November 2015

Netflix doesn’t announce everything that is coming to their subscription streaming service but they do preview the highlights. November brings us the long-anticipated Netflix original series Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the second series in what I like to call the Netflix “Defender’s Initiative,” as well as skit comedy series W/ Bob and David, Aziz Ansari’s Master […]

Taraneh Alidoosti in Asghar Farhadi's 'About Elly' from Iran

‘About Elly’ on Netflix

Before he won the Academy Award for Foreign Language film for A Separation, the first Iranian film to win an Oscar, Asghar Farhadi made About Elly (Iran, 2009), a compelling mix of mystery and social drama. Set over a family seaside vacation with three close-knit couples and their young children, this is a portrait of […]

Marvel's 'Jessica Jones,' a Netflix Original Series

Netflix teases ‘Jessica Jones’ with a new clip

‘Jessica Jones,’ the second original Marvel Comics Universe series to roll out of the Netflix ‘Defenders’ project, doesn’t launch until November 20, but Netflix is building anticipation. Last week it was the alarm clock gag. This week is a somewhat longer clip that carries more hints about the character of Ms. Jones, one of Marvel’s lesser known heroes, […]