Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster 2010 is streaming from most Netflix catalogs. If you love Asian action movies centred around the glory of martial arts and always wanted to know who would win between Wing Chun and boxing, then you shouldn't miss this one.
The original Ip Man released in 2008 and tells the story of master Ip Man, a teacher of Wing Chun. It's director Wilson Yip wanted to develop a biographical movie based on the martial arts teacher and his life.
The Lobster is a film that can tell you how you view relationships. When you reach the end of the movie, how you decipher the main character's fate says a lot about you. How many other movies can do that?
Need some inspiration to get through a weekend binging on Netflix? Because I am a horror enthusiast, I thought maybe I could be of some assistance. Here are 10 films that I loved and also rated well on most review sites.
Just because there isn't a bogeyman, monster or jump scare in it doesn't exclude it from the horror genre. It doesn't mean films don't belong in the horror arena just because you didn't get scared. This is an explanation, review and character breakdown of Hereditary.
It was so great to see one of my favorite actresses (Neve Campbell) on screen again. I couldn't pass up watching this film and I was sure that a disaster-crossed Die Hard-esque action flick couldn't be bad.
New to the Netflix line-up and hotter than a sinner in church is teenybopper film To All The Boys I've Loved Before. Certainly not anything new or exciting but its relatability has people lined up around the block to watch it. So why is it so appealing?
If you are looking for something to stream online and think that sci-fi and horror/thriller go hand in hand like wine and cheese then look no further. These 10 films show you where you can watch them.
Panic at the Disco make amazing music video shorts and their latest Say Amen Saturday Night) is no exception. The difference with this one is, it's part of a trilogy and this is the prequel! See the three short films in order and chill out with some awesome tunes at the same time.
Feral is another movie about another group of students who go camping. Something is out there and it's not just them. Is this another run-of-the-mill virus flick?
Everyone is talking about this film so I thought it fitting to jump on board. As a massive fan of Martyrs, I figured the buzz surrounding Pascal Laugier's new movie had to mean something.
OtherLife, 2017 is new on the Netflix line up for 2018. I watched this Sci-Fi Thriller and it was pretty good! If you have some questions about it, maybe I have the answers.
With a premise that was sure to please, somehow this sunk to a new level of shoddiness. The Titan is a 2018 new comer for Netflix. In a sea of average to good films, this one sunk the ship.
The Hills Run Red has a premise that's solid. It's also got Sophie Monk. Whether or not that is the mark or a good or a bad movie is up to you. Non-spoiler review.
A 2018 science fiction thriller starring Clive Owen and Afiya Bennett. Set in a futuristic universe where no crime is anonymous. Or is it? Non-spoiler review.
Like Me is a divisive film. Just read the reviews on IMBd and see that some really didn't appreciate this one. I found it tense and multi-layered. I also came up with some theories of each character. Mockler hates the internet so the clues were hard to find.
Feeding small children is hard. Cereal at breakfast doesn't keep them full for long. Pancakes don't have to just be a treat food if you cut down on the sugar and use yogurt instead of cream. Here are a few more ideas to make them extra healthy. If mummy is happy, everyone is happy.
The release of Raw (2017) made viewers vomit. Irreversible (2004) was made to entice motion sickness while also causing audiences to walk out due to content. 127 hours (2010) caused more than 10 people to throw up or pass out during a graphic scene. Are there more examples? Yes, there are.
5 ranked movies like Eden Lake. Set in a small town, remote area or wilderness. Somehow when there are killers on the loose and it's not easy to escape, it makes the movie much more terrifying. If you like horror in this setting, see how many of these you have seen.
Remote locations and small towns make for some terrific and scary horror movies. Knowing the protagonists cannot escape easily add extra tension to already frightening themes. This is a ranked list of 5. How many have you seen?
Showing on Netflix is The Incredibles. An animated movie that teaches your kids a thing or two while also being something that doesn't suck to watch with them.
New to the Netflix line-up is 'Mute,' a science fiction film set in the future. It's strange that a movie with such great visuals didn't speak up.
If you are one of those people that complains that Found Footage makes you motion sick, then perhaps this one isn't for you. I love found footage and this one really tested me. Did you have questions?
Survival horror from Damien Power in his debut release feature film. This guy is one to watch. His exceptional story telling and ability to navigate the character development tightrope is brilliant.
The newest installment in the Cloverfield Series produced by J. J. Abrams crash-landed with a thud. I review this and re-cap. See the new trailer and information on the new film at the end of this article.
With popcorn in hand, I had to see this on the big screen. del Toro is known for his ability to make your eyes feel like they need spooning and a cigarette after watching his films.
Mom and Dad is not as popular as everyone thought it would be. I'm seeing a lot of negativity surrounding this film. I'm back to going against the tide. I liked it. Appreciate.
Capture Kill Release is a found footage offering from writer and director Nick McAnulty. A found footage film that may just surprise you in an unpleasant way.
The Room was released in 2003 and by 2013 Greg Sestero & Tom Bissell released a book about Greg's time with Tommy. Who is Tommy Wiseau and what does he think of The Disaster Artist's success?
Did you watch this movie and have burning questions that seem to remain unanswered? Have you heard the theories surrounding an alternate explanation? It's possible I have all the answers you need.
This ranking is based on 48 movies released in 2017 that I watched prior to the end of the year. In any case, 2017 was an awesome year for horror in both film and television and I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.
Gore Verbinski described A Cure for Wellness as a psychological experiment on the audience and this movie is not just pizza that you eat and forget about. I thought about it and think I understand it.
Short films are on trend. What if I told you that a director and a software company joined forces to show you how far animation has come and that it looks real?
Tis the season to be jolly. Tis also a tradition for some to find another reason to watch some good old-fashioned Christmas horror movies. Add these to your watch list and enjoy them with some egg nog
At the pointy end of 2017, this was the movie that made the year awesome. My top pick is this wonderful action packed, virus studded, violence filled gem.
Mindhunter is a Netflix original. Many, including myself, enjoyed it. If you haven't yet seen it, I'll give you the low down on the amazing first season. I'll also cover 7 more that are like it.
Joe Dietsch and Louie Gibson's directorial début sees a debilitated Warren embark on a journey to Mexico. In a 'The Purge' meets small town wild west, this action filled horror will not disappoint.
Everyone has been talking about this movie like it's the greatest thing they've seen in a while. Sure it had some great ideas and was filled with festive horror, but I didn't like it. Wanna know why?
Do you know your different religions well enough to spot all the clues in this Korean horror story about good vs evil? Even if you don't, you might still take something away from movie.
The newest instalment is something different. With the passing of Tobe Hooper this year, this Leatherface origin film manages to put a bit of mystery in its story. A must-see for fans.
People are loving this movie, so I watched it. If bad dialogue, low-budget and clumsy special effects are your cup of tea, then you will love this. Non Spoiler.
Choose your own adventure books, war and fighting games. In-game chat with people from all over the world. Walk-through style fighting games too. All good enough for adults - Here's a few to start.
Sometimes movies are set up to look like they are going to be great. You wait in trepidation and suspense for something awesome to happen...and then nothing. Just mind numbing boredom. Here are 3.
People are afraid of Clowns even when they are funny and give balloons to children. But what if history used to dictate that you should be afraid?
A survivalist horror film with a low budget that really doesn't take the tried-and-beaten track. I wasn't expecting where this movie took me, but I was pleasantly surprised with the twist.
Shelter aka 6 Souls is about a doctor trying to figure out whether Adam has multiple personality disorder or has something more going on. A film like Split, but with spirituality. There's even a personality quiz to take!
The Great Horror Camp-out, Fright Nights at theme parks and haunted house stays. Perhaps you've heard of them, but what about McKamey Manor an extreme thrill stay that lasts up to 10 hours?
I've watched many zombie films, they are among my favorite genres. But a horror film you could watch with someone who isn't into horror and gore? A movie that may make you choke up? Yes, this is it.
Gangster themed TV series are always great to watch. There have been a few new releases lately. Maybe you missed them. I give you 3 that you have to see and a bunch you could watch anytime.
Everyone recommends this film. The premise seems strong and the story is inviting, however, I was left feeling like I was watching a different movie to everyone else.
In 1992, a spate of 'bunny boiler' movies hit the screens. While 'You Get Me is a modern generation’s answer to Fatal Attraction.
Non-spoiler review - I saw the name, Maisie Williams. She stars in Game of Thrones and is my favorite character. Comic Book adaptations seem to be all the rage this year.
This is my go-to, easy-peasy dinner for as many people you need to feed. Make as much or as little as you require. These wraps are healthy and will please the fussiest eaters.
This is my top 5 T.V series that take the mickey out of reality T.V. In most cases the result is hilarious addictive shows that you can binge-watch the heck out of.
Have you got one or more small children that won't eat vegetables? Try this recipe which shows you how to effectively 'hide' them in plain sight. The whole family can enjoy these yummy tuna cakes.
I have read many reviews on this movie and they all seem to be the same. I wanted to have parts explained to me though! This is a spoiler-filled review to tell you what I uncovered.
A Japanese Manga themed movie with a very likeable protagonist and a unique take on how zombies behave. Watch it if you want to see another way to look at them.
Non-spoiler Review - World War Z is a box office smash. With the sequel being released in the not too distant future, I take a look at the current instalment and why I thought it was pretty good.
5 movies where the antagonist relies on the home of the victim to unleash their destruction. Sometimes you let them in and sometimes they find you.
There are many movies 'loosely' made around the murder of Sharon Tate by cultist Charles Manson. These are just some of them.
Films that made me want to lock all the doors, leave all the lights on, check under the bed and open the cupboards. No paranormal activities required.
Non-Spoiler Review - Even if you don't like shark movies - you might just like the picturesque feeling of the rest of it. The cinematography is stunning.
Don't Hang Up - A new release for 2017. I went into this movie thinking one thing and one thing only and it didn't let me down.
Found footage is a popular style of film. Both editions of 'Grave Encounters' deserve more credit. I'll tell you about the writers, the hospital, and the phenomenon around the original movie.
This is a review of Altitude. Somehow this movie scored a 10/10 by over 300 people. Who are these people and how can I track them down to tell them they are wrong.
Its a serial killer movie with a difference
My small obsession with actor Alexander Skarsgard found me a movie that I would have otherwise never have had the pleasure of watching. Lucky Alex. x
From serial killers to demonic possession to twisted stories based on submissions from everyday people.
I have watched a lot of series. I am not sure what the threshold is for a seriesaholic, but if it's as many as I have seen then, "Hi my name is The Mother of Reviews, and I'm a seriesaholic."
Not sure why I watched it, but researching the WHY's made it bearable. This movie made in 2003 is the perfect setting for a drinking game. Everyone likes drinking games, right?