Leigh Janiak, USA, 2014, 87 minutes Wikipedia description critic reviews via Metacritic Yes, this is a movie about something weird happening at a spooky, isolated cabin in the woods, but it is anything but predictable. Director Leigh Janiak's confessed influences run from the body-horror of Cronenberg and the...

Darren Aronofsky, 2014, USA, 139 minutes Wikipedia description critic reviews via Metacritic Darren Aronofsky's Noah was such a divider of film-opinion and religious opinion alike that I was rather surprised to notice recently that it had made back three times its production budget in global box office. But...

Goodbye to Language / Adieu au Langage - Jean-Luc Godard, France/Switzerland, 2014, 69 minutes Wikipedia description critic reviews via Metacritic Film Socialisme - Jean-Luc Godard, France, 2010, 102 minutes Wikipedia description critic reviews via Metacritic When I saw recently that Goodbye to Language had been added to Netflix Canada, I wondered whether there...

Joseph Cedar, Israel, 2011, 107 minutes Wikipedia description critic reviews via Metacritic Some films attempt to find the epic in the marginal but few succeed better, and certainly none more literally, than this gem of a drama set in the hothouse of academia. A father-son pair of Talmudic scholars at the...

Leos Carax, France, 2012, 116 minutes Wikipedia description critic reviews via Metacritic Starting another new blog feature this week—Netflix Canada picks. It's my intention each weekend to pick a film that I consider a hidden Netflix gem, and give a quick recommendation. I've heard from a number of friends...