New Movies from Netflix

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 11:07 am

Every Tuesday sees the release of new movies from Netflix. Whether they’re films that were playing in theaters a few months ago or movies being released on DVD after decades, Netflix carries them all. Even better, they’ll deliver them right to your mailbox. If you like movies but don’t like the high prices of traditional video stores, then Netflix is the company for you. Just click on one of our Netflix links and start enjoying a two-week free trial.

And if you’re searching for the latest DVDs from Netflix, here’s my selection of the 10 best to be released on March 20th, 2010. Join us next week ,when I’ll be recommending another 10 new movies from Netflix.

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I Sell the Dead (2009) – A pair of Victorian grave robbers (Dominic Monaghan and Larry Fessenden) get in over their head when they encounter vampires, zombies, and the corpse of an extraterrestrial. Also starring Ron Perlman and Angus Scrimm.

Where the Wild Things Are (2009) – Spike Jonze directs this visually stunning adaptation of the classic children’s novel about a young boy (Max Records) who befriends a group of fantastical beasts. Co-starring Catherine Keener and Mark Ruffalo.

An Education (2009) – Carey Mulligan received an Oscar nomination for the lead role in this coming-of-age drama set in 1960’s England. The ensemble cast also includes Peter Sarsgaard, Emma Thompson, Alfred Molina and Dominic Cooper.

Steven Seagal: Lawman: Season 1 (2009) – When he’s not killing criminals on the silver screen, action movie star Steven Seagal is busting crooks as a reserve deputy sheriff for Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. This is his story.

The Killer (1989) – John Woo directed this tale of an assassin (Chow Yun-Fat) trying to pull one last job in order to finance an eye operation for a singer injured during his previous assignment. One of the finest example of classic Hong Kong cinema, The Killer is filled with plenty of bullets and heroic bloodshed. If you’re a fan of action films, this one is a must-see.

Afghan Star (2008) – Modern Afghan culture is explored in this documentary about four contestants preparing for the musical TV contest, Afghan Star. In the background, the Taliban and U.S. forces continue to battle for control of the country.

Netflix has numerous pricing plans, but you can start enjoying their services for as little as $7.99 a month.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) – Combining live-action with CGI, this family film also features the all-female counterparts of Alvin and company, The Chipettes. Despite negative reviews, the film grossed over $442 million at the box office. If you’ve got kids, you might as well give in and rent it.

Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009) – Manic comedian Robin Williams performs in his first stand-up tour in six years.

Colossal Youth (2006) – Mixing fiction and documentary techniques, this film tells of the Carnation Revolution in 1970’s Portugal and its effect on the country’s immigrant population in Cape Verde.

Girly (1970) – A sexy, deranged schoolgirl (Vanessa Howard) lures men back to her family’s mansion and forces them to participate in lethal games, at least until she picks up a stranger who’s a bit more resilient than most.

Besides renting these new movies from Netflix, you can also head over to Amazon and make them part of your permanent collection. Yes, we get a commission for sending you there, but it’s not like you have to pay anything extra. In fact, Amazon will often let you save up to 50 or 60 percent off the list price.

 

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