Tag : Netflix weekend watchlist

How the mighty have fallen – the tragic decline of Netflix’s film selection

10 months ago / 0 comments

The competition between streaming services for film quality is becoming a battle of the titans and Netflix is being punched repeatedly in the stomach. This year’s big Christmas addition on Netflix was Love Actually. On Amazon Prime it was It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s hard to find a better way … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Issue 2

1 year ago / 0 comments

This week’s watchlist honours Black History Month by looking at 3 very different (but all excellent) films, each hugely significant in their own right both as pieces of cinema and cultural landmarks. These films are recommended with a special shout-out to Ava DuVernay who’s responsible for this week’s Friday/Saturday double … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Issue 1

1 year ago / 0 comments

We all have that friend – the crowdpleaser. Everyone loves them and they’re a one-size-fits-all kinda guy or gal so this week’s theme is in honour of those pals. These Netflix films are quick wins, easy peasy ones pretty much guaranteed to please even the most discerning of viewers.   … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 15

1 year ago / 0 comments

This weekend marks the end of Wimbledon, and I see no better way to celebrate the conclusion of two weeks of people dressed in white, politely batting balls back and forth, than having a lot of sweaty, shirtless blokes bash each other about for a couple of hours. That’s right, … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 14

2 years ago / 0 comments

Better late than never, here’s the Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist, here to save you endlessly scrolling through film after film as you’re trying to procrastinate. You’re welcome. Friday (Saturday afternoon works too!) – Born into Brothels – Genre: Documentary. If you’re looking for something that is uplifting while still challenging after a … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 13

2 years ago / 0 comments

So long January, we thought you’d never end. We’re now at that point in the semester where you’re trying to figure how little you can get away with contributing in seminars, and you’re not really ready to start on your reading either. So how about filling that spare time you’re pretending … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 12

2 years ago / 0 comments

Welcome back. You’ve just finished your exams, submitted your last essay, and survived the first week of the Trump presidency — really, congratulations. After all that stress you definitely deserve a break. Sit back, relax, try not to think about your results or big Donald’s cabinet picks, and have a … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 11

2 years ago / 0 comments

We’re onto the last week of term, which means that you either have coursework deadlines to rush through or exams looming in the not-quite-distant future. Here are some oft-overlooked gems on Netflix for when you inevitably decide to procrastinate. Friday night – The Diary of a Teenage Girl – Genre: … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 10

2 years ago / 0 comments

The end is in sight, the semester is nearly over. The nights are long, and the heating in your slightly shitty student house is on the blink again. But hey, at least Netflix still works. Grab a blanket and settle in a for a film night or two. Friday night … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 9

2 years ago / 0 comments

At this point in the year, winter break seems just around the corner: our hands are aching for some pen-less free time, and our brains are shutting down in anticipation of some concentration-free relaxation. Now is the time to give yourself an extra boost for those pesky last-minute assignments, and … Read More