Jon Hamm in 'Black Mirror: White Christmas'

What to watch: ‘Black Mirror: White Christmas’ is a cynical holiday special on Netflix

Don’t expect any holiday cheer from Black Mirror: White Christmas, a Christmas story from the dark British series about technology bringing out the worst human impulses. But if you are looking for a shot of cynicism to counter the seasonal spirit, this clever anthology of three stories with a science fiction twist should fit the […]

Adam Scott and Taylor Schilling in "The Overnight"

Coming and Going on Netflix in January 2016

Netflix doesn’t announce everything that is coming to their subscription streaming service but they do preview the highlights. January brings us the comedy The Overnight (2015) with Adam Scott and Taylor Schilling, the cop thriller Training Day (2001) with Denzel Washington’s Oscar-winning performance, Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) with Bill Murray as Franklin D. Roosevelt, […]

'Making a Murderer' on Netflix

What to watch: ‘Making a Murderer’ on Netflix, plus new on Amazon, Hulu, VOD, and more

Making a Murderer, a true-crime documentary series filmed over the course of ten years, wades into the ordeal of a Steven Avery. Exonerated by DNA evidence after serving 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit, he was accused of yet another heinous crime on dubious evidence while pursuing a civil suit against the police […]