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by | March 1, 2016 | Comments

This week on streaming video, Netflix added a good number of iconic classics to its catalog, as well as a few recent films worth checking out, a couple of underseen gems, and some fan favorites. Read on for the full list:


New on Netflix

 

Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015) 96%

This Certified Fresh documentary is a collection of interviews by the renegade Iranian director, who filmed conversations with his passengers while posing as a cab driver in Tehran.

Available now on: Netflix


Unforgiven (1992) 96%

In this Best Picture-winning western, Clint Eastwood stars as an aging gunslinger whose soul has been irrevocably stained by the violence of his past; Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman lend sturdy support.

Available now on: Netflix


Finding Vivian Maier (2014) 95%

This Certified Fresh documentary examines the prolific — and secret — work of an unassuming nanny whose vast collection of striking photographs was discovered by accident long after her death.

Available now on: Netflix


Blade Runner (1982) 90%

Based on a Philip K. Dick short story, Ridley Scott’s seminal sci-fi noir masterpiece stars Harrison Ford as a detective tasked with tracking down a group of lifelike androids — led by Rutger Hauer’s iconic Roy Batty — who have gone rogue.

Available now on: Netflix


Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) 41%

The first three feature films of the Star Trek franchise are available this week, beginning with the Enterprise crew’s big screen maiden voyage. The acclaimed The Wrath of Khan and The Search for Spock make nice companion pieces to follow up with.

Available now on Netflix: Star Trek: The Motion Picture, The Wrath of Khan, The Search for Spock


Saturday Night Fever (1977) 82%

It’s got a killer soundtrack, a star-making performance from John Travolta…. and a narrative that’s far grittier and sadder than decades of parodies would suggest.

Available now on: Netflix


The Exorcist (1973) 83%

The devil’s taken plenty of forms during his various screen outings, but he’s arguably never been more terrifying than he was when he inhabited the body of 12-year-old Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) in one of Hollywood’s scariest, most epic showdowns between good and evil.

Available now on: Netflix


Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005) 84%

In Tim Burton’s first stop motion animated feature, longtime collaborators Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter lend their voices to a groom-to-be named Victor and the undead woman he unwittingly marries while practicing his wedding vows in the woods.

Available now on: Netflix


Scarface (1983) 82%

Al Pacino offers an unforgettable performance in Brian DePalma’s iconic drama about drug kingpin Tony Montana’s rise to power and eventual downfall.

Available now on: Netflix


The Panic in Needle Park (1971) 85%

Al Pacino also stars in this drug drama of a very different sort, about a pair of New York heroin junkies who fall in love and encounter a series of misfortunes.

Available now on: Netflix


The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) 77%

Amber Tamblyn, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, and Alexis Bledel star in this adaptation of the popular coming-of-age novel about four teens who share the same pair of mystical jeans over the course of a summer.

Available now on: Netflix


Son of Batman (2014) 64%

This animated feature from Waner Bros. finds the Dark Knight discovering he fathered a child named Damian with Talia al Ghul. Trained as a lethal assassin, Damian seeks revenge for the death of his grandfather.

Available now on: Netflix


The Summer Of Sangaile (2015) 73%

This coming-of-age drama centers on a risk-averse teenager who falls in love with a more brazen peer.

Available now on: Netflix


Love Actually (2003) 64%

Richard Curtis’ yuletide romantic comedy has become something of a cult favorite in recent years, thanks in no small part to its luminous cast, which includes Bill Nighy, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Laura Linney, Keira Knightley, Billy Bob Thornton, Rowan Atkinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Andrew Lincoln.

Available now on: Netflix


Available to Purchase

 

Legend (2015) 61%

Tom Hardy stars this period crime drama as both of the Kray brothers, the notorious twin gangsters who ruled the London underground during the 1950s and 1960s.

Available now on: AmazoniTunes, Vudu


Sisters (2015) 60%

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler reunite for their second co-starring effort (after 2008’s Baby Mama) as a pair of 30-something sisters who decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their childhood home.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

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