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, […]