What Happened, Miss Simone? on Netflix

What to watch the week of Friday, June 26

Netflix doesn’t release anything like Nielson ratings of its shows but it’s safe to say that documentaries have been doing well for the service. based on how much they have devoted to bringing non-fiction to the catalog, and how competitive they’ve become with theatrical distributors. Netflix produced the award-winning documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” which […]

Transformers Age of Extinction Netflix

What to watch the week of Friday, June 19

What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services. “A Most Wanted Man,” the final film completed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, is a complex thriller of politics and intelligence in the post-9/11 world featuring one of the actor’s finest performances. He’s the head of a covert German intelligence team […]

What to watch the week of Friday, June 5

Netflix continues their foray into splashy, ambitious original series with “Sense8,” a sprawling science fiction thriller created by Andy and Lana Wachowski (“The Matrix” films) with “Babylon 5” creator J. Michael Straczynski. Daryl Hannah, Naveen Andrews, Freema Agyeman, and Doona Bae (of the Wachowskis’s “Cloud Atlas”) star in a story of eight strangers from around […]