netflix streaming

several friends have complained that there isn’t anything good to watch on netflix streaming.    it’s true that the selection is limited, but here’s a list of 55 films worth watching (or re-watching):

1.  beautiful creatures

2.  primer – you’ll want to watch this one twice…

3.  das experiment (the experiment) – i wrote about this film here – http://toddhosfelt.wordpress.com/2010/08/11/das-experiment-is-the-scariest-movie-i-have-ever-seen/.       watch the 2001, german production, not the american re-make.

4.  the swimming pool

5.  conversations with other women

6.  like water for chocolate

7.  the cook, the thief, his wife and her lover

8.  the last emperor

9.  the emperor and the assassin

10.  paper moon

11.  downtown abbey  – the pbs mini-series

12.  the graduate

13.  diner

14.  the usual suspects

15.  44 inch chest

16.  being john malkovich

17.  tell no one

18.  amadeus

19.  three days of the condor
20.  bonnie and clyde
21.  chinatown
22.  cabaret

23.  moulin rouge

24.  the widow of st. pierre

25.  sin nombre

26.  slingblade

27.  winter’s bone

28.  momento

29.  following

30.  burnt money

31.  love is the devil

32.  trainspotting

33.  11.14
34.  dead man
35.  lady jane
36.  henry v (kenneth branagh’s production)
37.  macbeth (the 2010 production starring patrick stewart)

38.  romeo and juliet (zefferelli’s 1968 production)

39.  romeo and juliet (baz luhrmann’s 1996 production)

40.  jane eyre (zefferelli 1998)

41.  mansfield park

42.  persuasion

43.  the importance of being ernest

44.  valmont

45.  wings of the dove

46.  howard’s end
47.  the age of innocence
48.  room with a view
49.  the white ribbon

50.  after the wedding

51.  the bothersome man

52.  witnesses   (svjedoci)
53.  michael collins
54.  ethan frome
55. one flew over the cuckoo’s nest
that’ll get you started…