What’s Good on Netflix

For the indoor kids.

A New Kind of Icon: Queen Mimi

Spoilers abound because this is a documentary. What do you do when you see a homeless person? Zach Galifinakis and Renee Zelwiger befriend her, take her to swanky Hollywood events, and eventually rent and furnish a home for her. Queen Mimi tells that story, with much more focus on Mimi, the woman they helped, than Renee … Continued

Halloween on Netflix Part I: The Good

Halloween without creepy movies is like Christmas without watching Die Hard. On the off chance you haven’t already sifted through Netflix to select your Halloween viewing picks, I am here to presumptuously offer recommendations. “But,” you say suspiciously, “I don’t even know you. You have no idea what kind of films I like.” “Yeah,” I … Continued

World of Tomorrow is Good!

You might best know animator and independent filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt’s style from the Pop Tarts ad campaign that copped it. With this year’s World of Tomorrow, he’s come a long way from the grotesque and jumpy Rejected cartoons. It seems in his old age he’s developed a desire to strike a note of poignancy that … Continued