ON HER SHOULDERS

Original Release Date:
October 19, 2018
Directed by:
Alexandria Bombach
Studio:
Oscilloscope Laboratories
Streaming:
Prime Video

Official Synopsis: Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.

Starring: Nadia Murad, Murad Ismael, Simone Monasebian, Michelle Rempel, Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Ahmed Khudida Burjus, Amal Clooney, Luis Moreno Ocampo, Barack Obama, and Ki-moon Ban



BOY ERASED

Original Release Date:
November 2, 2018
Directed by:
Joel Edgerton
Studio:
Focus Features
Streaming:
HBO Go

Official Synopsis: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Starring: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joel Edgerton, and Flea



GOODNIGHT MOMMY

Original Release Date:
September 11, 2015
Directed by:
Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala
Studio:
RADIUS-TWC
Streaming:
Prime Video

Official Synopsis: Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don’t recognize.

Starring: Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, Susanne Wuest, Hans Escher, Elfriede Schatz, Karl Purker, and Georg Deliovsky



MIDNIGHT SPECIAL

Original Release Date:
March 18, 2016
Directed by:
Jeff Nichols
Studio:
Warner Bros. Pictures
Streaming:
Max Go

Official Synopsis: A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child’s special powers.

Starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Jaeden Martell, and Sam Shepard



X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

Original Release Date:
May 27, 2016
Directed by:
Bryan Singer
Studio:
20th Century Fox
Streaming:
FX Now

Official Synopsis: In the 1980s the X-Men must defeat an ancient all-powerful mutant, En Sabah Nur, who intends to thrive through bringing destruction to the world.

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, and Lucas Till



300

Original Release Date:
March 9, 2007
Directed by:

Zack Snyder
Studio:
Warner Bros. Pictures
Streaming:
Prime Video

Official Synopsis: King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, and Tom Wisdom



JURASSIC WORLD

Original Release Date:
June 12, 2015
Directed by:
Colin Trevorrow
Studio:
Universal Pictures
Streaming:
FX Now

Official Synopsis: A new theme park, built on the original site of Jurassic Park, creates a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, the Indominus Rex, which escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, BD Wong, and Irrfan Khan



THE FAVOURITE

Original Release Date:
November 23, 2018
Directed by:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Studio:
Fox Searchlight
Streaming:
HBO Go

91ST ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Picture (Nominee)
Best Directing (Nominee)
Best Original Screenplay (Nominee)
Best Leading Actress (Olivia Colman) (WINNER)
Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone) (Nominee)
Best Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz) (Nominee)
Best Cinematography (Nominee)
Best Film Editing (Nominee)
Best Costume Design (Nominee)
Best Production Design (Nominee)

Official Synopsis: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, James Smith, Mark Gatiss, and Jenny Rainsford



GLOW: SEASON THREE

Original Release Date:
August 9, 2019
Created by:
Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch
Studio:
Netflix
Streaming:
Netflix

Official Synopsis: Season 3 follows the ladies of GLOW as they take the Vegas strip by storm. Now headliners at the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino, the women quickly realize Sin City is much more grind than glitter. Ever the team cheerleader, Ruth’s passion for the show begins to take a backseat to her growingly complicated personal life. Debbie is making headway as a producer, but continues to be consumed with guilt over the distance between her and her son. As their residency wears on, the lines blur between performance and reality, and the cast find themselves struggling with their own identities both in and outside of the ring.

Starring: Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron, Britney Young, Sydelle Noel, Britt Baron, Gayle Rankin, and Sunita Mani



ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE: STATIC CLING

Original Release Date:
August 9, 2019
Directed by:
Joe Murray & Cosmo Segurson
Studio:
Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Streaming:
Netflix

Official Synopsis: After being in space for many years, Rocko and his friends attempt to adjust to an even more modern life.

Starring: Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charlie Adler, Mr. Lawrence, Jill Talley, Linda Wallem, Steve Little, Joe Murray, and Cosmo Segurson


LEAVING NETFLIX THIS WEEK


SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

  • My Golden Days (2015)
  • No Country for Old Men (2007)
  • Nocturama (2016)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

  • NONE

MONDAY, AUGUST 12

  • NONE

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

  • Banking on Bitcoin (2017)
  • Doctor Strange (2007)
  • The Royals – 1 Season (2013)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

  • Airlift (2016)
  • Panam y Circo – 1 Season (2014)
  • World War Two: 1942 and Hitler’s Soft Underbelly – 2 Episodes (2011)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

NEXT FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

  • Hey Qween! – Season 5 (2017)
  • Look at Huh! – Season 3 (2018)

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