Netflix Recommendations (July 27th 2014)
Here are some of my picks for whats currently streaming on Netflix.
Magnum P.I. - The TV show that made Tom Selleck a household name back in the early 80's still holds up really well. With an outstanding cast, interesting characters and stories, this show will no doubt entertain any fan of the mystery or action genre. What really makes this show though is Selleck's charm and presence. Many times during the show he'll break the 4th wall and look into the camera and smile, which only adds to the fun of the show.
Machete Kills - The first Machete movie was an insane over the top action film, and I loved it for that. The sequel is more of the same to be honest, but for fans of the first that's all it needed to be. This time Machete is recruited to stop a psychotic revolutionary and a billionaire arms dealer. It was fun to watch and seeing Mel Gibson as the villain of the film only added to the insanity of the film. If you love you love action films mixed with a little comedy and a little crazy thrown in, you should check out Machete Kills
Cop Land - A Gritty film about a controversial killing by a police officer, which a small town sheriff and Internal Affairs investigator suspect has ties to the mob. It's more of a slow burn film that takes a while to really get fired up, but its worth the time. It has a great story, fleshed out characters and so many fantastic actors. If you like heavier drama's you should check this out.
What About Bob? - This classic from 1991 stars Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss as a patient and his doctor. As Bob gets closer to Dr. Leo Marvin's family, it begins to drive Leo over the edge. That is what makes this film hilarious to me, the fact that a psychiatrist drives himself insane because his patient begins to act normal and befriend his family in the process. It's a film that really showcases Murray and Dreyfuss's acting ability and is more than worth seeing.
Honey I Shrunk The Kids - A family film about a scientist who spends his time building a shrinking machine trying to get it to work. By accident it does, and it shrinks not only his kids but the neighbors children as well. Its a fun movie which may have more special effects than story, but its still good enough to entertain viewers from the young, to the young at heart.