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The Illusionist (2006)

The Illusionist (2006)

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The 100 Best Movies on Netflix Instant 20. Being John MalkovichYear: 1999Director: Spike Jonze Spike Jonze’s true gift is creating moments of the truly unexpected. Just as he did in music videos like Weezer’s “Buddy Holly” and the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” where he got his start, Jonze proves that the true essence of wit is to never go for the obvious. And Charlie Kaufman’s screenplays follow that same mind-bending motto. The 10 Best Recent Releases on Netflix Watch Instantly (2013) By Dustin Rowles | Guides | April 19, 2014 | Comments (0 View If you want to catch up on great television, Netflix is a fantastic service. It has a ton of great options (here's the 25 best series on Netflix Instant, ranked) that will keep you occupied for months, if not years. The movie selection, however, often leaves something to be desired, particularly when it comes to more recent films. Netflix will often land three or four big movie titles each year, but the rest of their movie selection tends to be a lot of filler, and it's difficult to wade through it to find the best gems.

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Horror Anyone: A Good Scare Is Hard to Find - Tampa Bay Horror movie Pound for pound, in the world of cinematic horror, fear is a frighteningly sparse commodity. Mediocrity rules in most all walks of life and this is no different in the world of fright. The average horror fan puts great expectation on his trip to the cineplex to view the latest hyped masterpiece.

8 Famous Movie Plot Holes With Shockingly Simple Solutions » Page 3 of 9 The “Plot Hole”: The “Basterds” in Quentin Tarantino’s giddy war time exploitation homage are a rag tag bunch if you ever saw one: Lt. Aldo Raine’s crew are made up of mostly Jewish-American soldiers, but there are a couple of Germans in there too, one of whom is Sgt. 13 Movies That Completely Changed In One Scene Being surprised by a movie is one of the unique joys that cinema can offer, a feeling that is nearly impossible to replicate elsewhere. Every time we watch a movie we’re investing something, usually a healthy (or unhealthy) portion of time and money, and the hope is that we’ll have a return on this investment in the form of being entertained, feeling feelings, and receiving inspiration. With this comes expectations that we tend to wish will be fulfilled, which is often where genre comes into play: the anticipation that because we’re seeing a science fiction or western or horror movie (or the surprise of an animated movie, like Up, featuring possibly the most elegant tear-jerker sequences ever conceived), a certain set of familiar concepts and sensibilities will come across. There is pleasure in having these desires fulfilled, but also in having them be upended or subverted without warning. Here are 13 movies that completely shift gears before our eyes over the course of a single scene.

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