To reiterate a suggestion I previously made, if you're a filmmaker/producer/distributor reading this, and your film is streaming on Netflix, please let me know. Netflix unfortunately doesn't have what I feel should be a more efficient search/sort method, and it can be quite a chore trying to find something worth watching. So, help me out if you can.
The same goes for non-filmmakers. If you stumble across any titles that you think should be featured in this weekly series, let me know!
But as usual... These aren't necessarily recommendations. Consider the list more of an FYI - films and TV shows we've talked about on this site, at one time or another, that are now streaming on Netflix, that you might want to check out for yourselves.
Without further ado, here is this week's list of 5:
1 - I was surprised to find out that this was already streaming on Netflix. It's rare that a film of this caliber (high profile, Hollywood studio film, Oscar nominations, etc), is released on Netflix as a streaming title so soon after it's theatrical and home video releases.
Denzel Washington stars in Flight, the drama directed by Robert Zemeckis, which centers on an alcoholic and drug-addicted pilot, on course towards a life-change who saves a flight from an engine malfunction, rescuing the plane and the passengers, and becoming a hero, only to find his non-public substance abuse problem, brought to light, thanks to an FAA investigation into the case.
Don Cheadle, Tamara Tunie and Garcelle Beauvais, amongst many others, co-star.
Here's the trailer: