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New on Netflix, April 2016!



Dum-da-da-daaaa! Here they come, folks, the new Netflix arrivals for April, 2016! 

This batch is, thankfully, much better than last months (and most months before) with additions such as Christopher Guest's hilarious Best In Show, the cult-favourite, V for Vendetta, Robert Downey Jr.'s wayyy-post-Avengers (yeah, kids, he existed before the Iron Man movies) Oscar nominated portrayal of Charlie Chaplin, a double-dose of Stephen King adaptations, with both Cujo and The Running Man, and the classic The Right Stuff (in case you feel like seeing Daredevil's mentor, before he turned ancient).

Also new are a few of the greatest films of all time, including The Shawshank Redemption, Boogie Nights, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Princess Bride, Scrooged, and Sunset Boulevard. Most of these, however, are movies that Netflix had already had in their library just a couple of months ago; so this is really just a re-add of a bunch of stuff they shouldn't have gotten rid of in the first place.


Other notable additions (and re-additions) include the Jack Nicholson/Diane Keaton rom-com, Something's Gotta Give, one of the better Clint Eastwood-directed movies, Mystic River, one of the greatest sci-fi disaster flicks ever, Deep Impact, Explorers, Erin Brockovich, My Girl, the Al Pacino-directed, Looking for Richard, a new Steve Jobs documentary, and Minions.

On the television front, there's new seasons of TURN, Girl Meets World, Bob's Burgers, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a shit-ton of home-improvement and food-related reality shows, and a buncha other crap no one will ever watch.



April 1st

MOVIES


A Clockwork Orange (1971)
136 min | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Anthony Burgess (novel)
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke, John Clive

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem — but not all goes according to plan.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
149 min | Mystery | Sci-Fi

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writers: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Arthur C. Clarke (screenplay)

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

V for Vendetta (2005)
132 min | Action | Drama | Thriller

Director: James McTeigue
Writers: Lilly Wachowski (screenplay), Lana Wachowski
Stars: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, John Hurt

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighters, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

16 Blocks (2005)
102 min | Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller

Director: Richard Donner
Writer: Richard Wenk (written by)

An ageing alcoholic cop is assigned the task of escorting a witness from police custody to a courthouse 16 blocks away. There are, however, chaotic forces at work that prevent them from making it in one piece.

Best in Show (2000)
90 min | Comedy

Director: Christopher Guest
Writers: Christopher Guest (written by), Eugene Levy (written by)
Stars: Jay Brazeau, Parker Posey, Michael Hitchcock, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy

A colorful array of characters compete at a national dog show.

Boogie Nights (1997)
155 min | Drama

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Phillip Seymore Hoffman, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Heather Graham, Don Cheadle, William H. Macy

The story of a young man's adventures in the California pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Breathe (2014)
91 min | Drama

Director: Melanie Laurent
Writers: Julien Lambroschini (screenplay), Melanie Laurent (screenplay)
Stars: Josephine Japy, Lou de Laage, Isabelle Carre, Claire Keim, Radivoje Bukvic

Charlie is an average French suburban teenager, but when she becomes fast friends with Sarah, the rebellious new girl at school, she discovers there's nothing average about how she feels in Melanie Laurent's sexy sophomore film,

Chaplin (1992)
143 min | Biography | Comedy | Drama

Director: Richard Attenborough
Writers: David Robinson (book), Charles Chaplin (book)

A film about the troubled and ontroversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
115 min | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Director: Tim Burton
Writers: Roald Dahl (book), John August (screenplay)
Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

CodeGirl (2015)
107 min | Documentary

Director: Lesley Chilcott

Join high school aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration in this thrilling, heartfelt documentary.


Cujo (1983)
93 min | Horror | Thriller

Director: Lewis Teague
Writers: Stephen King (novel), Don Carlos Dunaway (writer)
Stars: Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Christopher Stone, Ed Lauter

A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Deep Impact (1998)
120 min | Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Director: Mimi Leder
Writers: Bruce Joel Rubin (written by) and Michael Tolkin (written by)
Stars: Robert Duvall, Tea Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Morgan Freeman

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?

Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in PyongYang (2015)
93 min | Documentary | Sport

Director:  Colin Offland
Writers: Colin Offland (story), Matt Baker (written by)
Stars: Matt Cooper, Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman is on a mission. After forging an unlikely friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, he wants to improve relations between North Korea and the US by staging a historic basketball game between the two countries.

Dolphin Tale (2011)
113 min | Drama | Family

Director: Charles Martin Smith
Writers: Karen Janszen (written by), Noam Dromi (written by)
Stars: Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman

A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Erin Brockovich (2000)
131 min | Biography | Drama

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: Susannah Grant (written by)
Stars: Julia Roberts, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick, Albert Finney

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

Explorers (1985)
109 min | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Romance | Sci-Fi

Director: Joe Dante
Writer: Eric Luke (written by)
Stars: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite, Bradley Gregg

A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?

Frank and Cindy (2015)
102 min | Comedy

Director: G.J. Echternkamp
Writer: G.J. Echternkamp
Stars: Rene Russo, Oliver Platt, Johnny Simmons, Jane Levy, Marc Maron

G.J. Echternkamp tells the story of his relationship with his parents, his mother Cindy (Russo) and his step-father, Frank (Platt).

Jeremy Scott: The People's Designer (2015)
110 min | Documentary

Director: Vlad Yudin
Stars: Jeremy Scott, Devon Aoki, Eva Chen, Miley Cyrus

The story of fashion designer Jeremy Scott's ascent from a small town in Missouri to his current position as the Creative Director of Moschino.


Looking for Richard (1996)
111 min | Documentary | Drama

Director: Al Pacino
Writers: William Shakespeare (play), Al Pacino (narration)
Stars: Penelope Allen, Gordon MacDonald, Madison Arnold, Vincent Angell, Alec Baldwin, Al Pacino, Kevin Spacey, Winona Ryder

Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."

Morituri (2015)
123 min | Action | Drama | Thriller | War

Director: Bernhard Wicki
Writers: Werner Jorg Luddecke (novel), Daniel Taradash (screenplay)
Stars: Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Janet Margolin, Trevor Howard

A war pacifist is blackmailed to pose as an SS officer and to disable the scuttling explosives on a freighter carrying rubber cargo to be captured by the Allies.

My Girl (1991)
102 min | Comedy | Drama | Family

Director: Howard Zieff
Writer: Laurice Elehwany (written by)
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Anna Chlumsky, Richard Masur, Griffin Dunne

A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

Mystic River (2003)
138 min | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 

Director: Clint Eastwood
Writers: Brian Helgeland (screenplay), Dennis Lehane (novel)
Stars: Tim Robbins, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney

With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy.

The Next Best Thing (2000)
108 min | Comedy | Drama | Romance

Director: John Schlesinger
Writer: Tom Ropelewski (written by)
Stars: Madonna, Rupert Everett, Benjamin Bratt, Illeana Douglas, Michael Vartan, Neil Patrick Harris

Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.

The Perfect Storm (2000)
130 min | Action | Adventure | Drama | Thriller

Director: Wolfgang Peterson
Writers: Sebastian Junger (book), William D. Wittliff (screenplay)
Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, John C. Reilly, John Hawkes, William Fichtner

In the Fall of 1991, the "Andrea Gail" left Gloucester, Mass. and headed for the fishing grounds of the North Atlantic. Two weeks later, an event took place that had never occurred in recorded history.

The Phantom (1996)
100 min | Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy

Director: Simon Wincer
Writers: Lee Falk (characters), Jeffrey Boam (written by)
Stars: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones, James Remar

The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.

The Princess Bride (1987)
98 min | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Romance

Director: Rob Reiner
Writer: William Goldman (book and screenplay)
Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Billy Crystal

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

The Right Stuff (1983)
193 min | Adventure | Drama | History

Director:  Philip Kaufman
Writers: Tom Wolfe (book), Philip Kaufman (screenplay)
Stars: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Barbara Hershey

The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

Rising Sun (1993)
129 min | Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Director: Philip Kaufman
Writers: Michael Crichton (novel), Philip Kaufman (screenplay)
Stars: Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Kevin Anderson

At the offices of a Japanese corporation, during a party, a woman, who's evidently a professional mistress, is found dead, apparently after some rough sex. A police detective, Web Smith, is called in to investigate but before getting there, he gets a call from someone who instructs him to pick up John Connor, a former police Captain and expert on Japanese affairs. When they arrive there, Web thinks that everything is obvious but Connor tells him that there's a lot more going on.


The Running Man (1987)
101 min | Action | Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Writers: Stephen King (novel), Steven E. de Souza (screenplay)

A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.


Say It Isn't So (2001)
95 min | Comedy | Romance

Director: J.B. Rogers
Writers: Peter Gaulke and Gerry Swallow
Stars: Chris Klein, Heather Graham, Orlando Jones, Sally Field, Richard Jenkins, John Rothman

Young orphan Gilly (Klein) finds out his lover Jo (Graham) may actually be his biological sister.

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
142 min | Crime | Drama

Director: Frank Darabont
Writers: Stephen King (short story "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption"), Frank Darabont (screenplay)
Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.


Scrooged (1988)
101 min | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Director: Richard Donner
Writers: Mitch Glazer and Michael O'Donoghue
Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover, Bobcat Goldthwait, Robert Mitchum

A selfish, cynical TV executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.


Something's Gotta Give (2003)
128 min | Comedy | Drama | Romance

Director: Nancy Meyers
Writer: Nancy Meyers
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Frances McDormand, Amanda Peet

A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.

Sunset Boulevard (1950)
110 min | Drama | Film-Noir

Director: Billy Wilder
Writers: Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder
Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Fred Clark

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Transporter 3 (2008)
104 min | Action | Adventure | Crime | Mystery | Thriller

Director: Olivier Megaton
Writers: Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Jason Statham, Natalya Rudakova, Francois Berleand, Robert Knepper

Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to conted with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.

Uncommon Valor (1983)
105 min | Action | Drama | Thriller | War

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Writer: Joe Gayton (written by)
Stars: Gene Hackman, Robert Stack, Fred Ward, Reb Brown, Randall 'Tex' Cobb, Patrick Swayze

Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S. Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.

Under the Same Moon (2007)
106 min | Drama

Director: Patricia Riggen
Writer:  Ligiah Villalobos
Stars: Adrian Alonso, Kate del Castillo, Eugenio Derbez

A young Mexican boy travels to the U.S. to find his mother after his grandmother passes away.

The Mask You Live In (2015)
97 min | Documentary | News

Director: Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Writers: Jessica Congdon and Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Stars: Caroline Heldman

Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.

Buddies (original title: Colegas) (2012)
94 min | Adventure | Comedy

Director: Marcelo Galvao
Writer: Marcelo Galvao
Stars: Ariel Goldenberg, Rita Pokk, Breno Viola, Lima Duarte, Marco Luque

Three young people with down syndrome decide to run away in search of three simple wishes: Stalone wants to see the sea, Aninha looks for a husband and Marcio needs to fly.


Television and Specials


Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013-): Season 5
Documentary

Stars: Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain visits country's and delves into political issues as well as indigenous food and culture.



Beat Bobby Flay (2013-): Season 1
Reality TV

Stars: Bobby Flay

Two contestants battle it out to face Bobby Flay. The victor faces Bobby Flay with their own signature dish. Who can beat the Flayster?

Bob's Burger (2011-): Season 5
Animation | Comedy

Writers: Loren Bouchard (created by), Jim Dauterive (developed by)
Stars: Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal, H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Larry Murphy

Bob Belcher, along with his wife and three children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant.

Cutthroat Kitchen (2013-): Season 34
Reality TV

Stars: Alton Brown, Jet Tila, Simon Majumdar, Antonia Lofaso

Chefs are asked to overcome major obstacles and acts of sabotage in this reality competition.

Fixer Upper (2013-): Season 2
Reality TV

Stars: Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines

Chip and Joanna Gaines take on clients in the Waco Texas area, turning their fixer uppers into the homes of their dreams.

Giada at Home (2008-): Season 7
Family

Stars: Giada De Laurentiis



The Great Food Truck Race (2010-): Season 12
Game show | Reality TV

Stars: Tyler Florence

A number of food trucks in a competition to see who earns the most money, with the lowest earning truck kicked off at the end of each episode.

House Hunters Collection (1999-): Collection 3
Documentary | Reality TV

Director: David Silver
Writers: Kathleen Dowdey (2003), Alicia Good (writer)
Stars: Andromeda Dunker

Hosted by Suzanna Whang, the show takes viewers behind the scenes as individuals, couples and families learn what to look for and decide whether or not a home is meant for them. Focusing on the emotional experience of finding and purchasing a new home, each episode follows a prospective buyer and real estate agent through the home-buying process, from start to finish.

House Hunters International Collection (2006-): Collection 3
Reality TV

Stars: Suzanne Whang

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries.

Kids Baking Championship (2015-): Season 1
Game Show

Stars: Duff Goldman, Valerie Bertinelli, Matthew Merril, Rebecca Beale

The best 10 to 13-year-old bakers compete against each other for the title of Kids Baking Champion.

Love It or List It (2008-): Season 4
Reality TV

Director: Jeanette Diehl
Stars: Hilary Farr, David Visentin

Homeowners decide that their houses don't fit their lifestyle anymore, but whether they stay or go depends on experts Hilary Farr and David Visentin. will they love their newly renovated home, or will they list it to buy another?

Property Brothers at Home (2014)-: Season 1
Documentary

Stars: Drew Scott, Jonathan Silver Scott, J.D. Scott

The Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott embark on their biggest challenge yet: Completing a massive renovation of their Las Vegas home just in time for the Scott family reunion.

The Ranch (2016-): Part One
Comedy

Writers: Don Reo (created by), Jim Patterson (created by)
Stars: Walter Grant III, Grady Lee Richmond

The son of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football career to run the family business.


Rev Run's Sunday Suppers (2014-)






Lost & Found Music Studios (2015-): Season 1
Family

Creator:  Frank Van Keeken
Stars: Keara Graves, Alex Zaichkowski, Sarah Carmosino, Levi Randall, Ella Jonas Farlinger

Lost & Found Music Studios is a half-hour tween series following the lives of a group of musicians who are members of an after-school music program where they explore and discover their musical identities. Blah blah.


The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story
History

Director: Hugo MacGregor
Writer: Amanda Foreman
Stars: Amanda Foreman

Who cares?




April 5th


Movies


120 min | Biography | Drama

Director: Khoa Le
Writers: Arthur L. Bernstein and Armando Gutierrez
Stars: Jodie Sweetin, Jon Heder, David Henrie, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Ayla Kell, Jeremy Palko

Based on the book "Walt Before Mickey", this covers the early years of Walt Disney's career.




April 8th


Movies


88 min | Crime | Drama

Director: John Slattery
Writers: Peter Dexter (novel), Alex Metcalf (screenplay)
Stars: Christina Hendricks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eddie Marsan, Caleb Landry Jones

A blue collar worker tries to cover things up when his stepson is killed in a suspicious accident, but a local reporter senses that something's amiss.

77 min | Horror | Thriller

Director: Mike Flanagan
Writers: Mike Flanagan and Kate Siegel
Stars: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco, Samantha Sloyan

A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.




April 9th


Movies


116 min | Comedy

Director: David Wnendt
Writers: Timur Vermes (based on the novel by) and David Wnendt
Stars: Oliver Masucci, Fabian Busch, Christoph Maria Herbst, Katja Riemann

Adolf Hitler wakes up to find himself in the 21st century. From there he pursues a career as a standup comedian.




April 10th


Television


Comedy | Family

Creator: Michael Jacobs
Stars: Rowan Blanchard, Ben Savage, Sabrina Carpenter, Peyton Meyer, August Maturo

More than a decade after "Boy Meets World", Cory and Topanga Matthews are married and have two children. Their daughter, Riley, faces life lessons through her family, friends, and school — where her father is her history teacher — as her parents did when they were younger.




April 11th


Television


Drama | War

Writer: Craig Silverstein (developed by)
Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Meegan Warner, Daniel Henshall

Follows New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence.


April 12th


Television


Adventure | Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller | Netflix Original

Creators: Gamon Sakurai and Tsuina Miura
Stars: Yoshimasa Hosoya

17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans.





April 14th


Movies


107 min | Comedy

Director: Antoine Bardou-Jacquet
Writer: Dean Craig
Stars: Rupert Grint, Ron Perlman, Robert Sheehan, Stephen Campbell Moore

After failing to locate the legendary Stanley Kubrick, an unstable CIA agent must instead team up with a seedy rock band manager to develop the biggest con of all time-staging the moon landing.

128 min | Documentary

Director: Alex Gibney
Writer: Alex Gibney (written by)
Stars: Bob Belleville, Chrisann Brennan, Nolan Bushnell, Jason Chen, Nick Denton

A look at the personal and private life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.




April 15th


Movies

127 min | Drama

Director: Felix van Groeningen
Writers: Felix van Groeningen and Arne Sierens
Stars: Stef Aerts, Tom Vermeir, Stefaan De Winter, Dominique Van Malder

The drama follows two brothers who start a bar and get swept up in its success in the midst of Belgium's nightlife scene.

Television


Comedy | 

Creators: Tina Fey, Robert Carlock
Stars: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgees, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski

A woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City.

Comedy |

Creators: Kieron Quirke, Robin French
Stars: Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale, Tyger Drew-Honey, Kenneth Collard

Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare: A slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas.


Film: Episode 1
Series: Episodes 2-13




April 16th


Television


43 min | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Creator: Peter Nowalk
Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry

A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defence professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.




April 17th

Television


44 min | Drama | Fantasy

Creator: Michelle Lovretta
Stars: Anna Silk Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer, Richard Howland, Ksenia Solo

Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her supernatural clan system and its rigid hierarchy, Bo is a renegade who takes up the fight for the underdog while searching for the truth about her own mysterious origins.

60 min | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery | Thriller

Writer: Eoghan O'Donnell (created by)
Stars: Shantel VanSanten, Diogo Morgado, JD Pardo, Joel Courtney, Jon Fletcher

A mysterious object crashes on earth and a group of unconnected strangers die from an energy pulse it emits, but then re-awaken to find out that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse.




April 22nd

Movies


75 min | Documentary | History | News

Director: Shalini Kantayya
Writer: Shalini Kantayya

An unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur race to lead the clean energy future. But who wins and who loses the battle for power in the 21st century?


Television


Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (2016)
Stand-up Comedy | Netflix Original

Writer: Patton Oswalt
Stars: Patton Oswalt







April 24th

Movies


Minions (2015)
91 min | Animation | Comedy | Family

Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin
Writer: Brian Lynch
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan 

Minions, Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband, Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.


April 27th

Movies


Begin Again (2013)
104 min | Drama | Music

Director: John Carney
Writer: John Carney
Stars: James Corden, Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld

A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.

Television


The Fosters (2013-): Season 3
60 min | Drama

Creators: Peter Paige, Brad Bredweg
Stars: Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell

Teenager Callie Jacobs is placed in a foster home with a lesbian couple and their blend of biological, adoptive and foster children.



April 29th

Movies


Hellion (2014)
99 min | Drama | Thriller

Director: Kat Candler
Writer: Kat Candler
Stars: Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis, Josh Wiggins, Deke Garner

When motocross and heavy metal obsessed thirteen-year-old Jacob's increasing delinquent behaviour forces CPS to place his little brother, Wes, with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father, Hollis, must finally take responsibility for their actions and for each other in order to bring Wes home.

Special Correspondents (2016)
100 min | Comedy

Director: Ricky Gervais
Writer: Ricky Gervais
Stars: Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, America Ferrera, Eric Bana, Ricky Gervais

A radio journalist and his technician get in over their heads when they hatch a scheme to fake their own kidnapping during a rebel uprising in South America and hide out in New York instead.

Team Foxcatcher (2016)

No idea what this is. But it's a Netflix original. (So it's probably a documentary.)

Television


Danger Mouse (2015-): Season 1
Animation

Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon, Dave Lamb, Stephen Fry, Marc Silk

Danger Mouse is a British children's animated television series based on the 1981 series of the same name.






April 30th

Television


Sensitive Skin (2014-): Season 2
Comedy

Stars: Kim Cattrall, Don McKellar, Nicolas Wright

Davina (Kim Cattrall) and Al (Don McKellar) try to revamp their lives as they struggle with the uncertainties of middle age.