12 posts tagged with netflixoriginal by DirtyOldTown.
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Movie: Blood Red Sky

A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. In order to protect her son she will have to reveal a dark secret, and unleash the inner monster she has fought to hide. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 26, 2021 - 11 comments

Movie: Calibre

Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident. A Netflix original.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 11, 2020 - 3 comments

Better Than Us: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

This Russian production, available elsewhere in the world as a Netflix original, is a not officially licensed (but impossible to miss) remake of the Swedish series Akta Manniskor, which was itself remade by the BBC as Humans. A family on the brink of splitting up become the owners of a cutting-edge robot being sought by a corporation, homicide investigators and terrorists
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 29, 2020 - 7 comments

El vecino: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

Javier is going through a bad patch. His business of T-shirts with de-motivational slogans isn't taking off and his relationship with Lola is circling the drain. The last thing he needed was for an alien to fall on him and transfer his powers to him before dying. A Spanish language Netflix original. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 6, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: Bleach

Japanese teenager Ichigo has always been able to see the dead, but then he acquires the powers of soul reaping after a fateful encounter with an injured Soul Reaper. With her help, he takes on the duty of ushering lost souls into the afterlife and defeating evil spirits that threaten the living world. A live action adaptation of the manga series of the same name by Tite Kubo, directed by Shinsuke Sato. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 9, 2019 - 2 comments

Movie: Fractured

Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While the wife and daughter go downstairs for an MRI, Ray, exhausted, passes out in a chair in the lobby. Upon waking up, they have no record or knowledge of Ray's family ever being checked in. A Netflix original film from director Brad Anderson (Session 9, Transsiberian).
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 12, 2019 - 10 comments

Movie: In the Shadow of the Moon

In 1988, a detective becomes obsessed with a series of murders that seem to defy explanation. Philadelphia police officer Thomas Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years. But when the killer's crimes begin to defy all scientific explanation, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 28, 2019 - 10 comments

Movie: Murder Mystery

After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop (Adam Sandler) and his wife (Jennifer Aniston) become prime suspects when he's murdered.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 24, 2019 - 8 comments

Movie: Rim of the World

Four misfit teenagers join forces to save the world when an alien invasion interrupts their summer camp.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 25, 2019 - 9 comments

Kingdom: Season One (All Episodes)  Season 1, Ep 0

While strange rumors about their ill king grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land. A medieval zombie story made as a co-production between Netflix and South Korean television.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 1, 2019 - 14 comments

Movie: Close

A bodyguard and counter-terrorism expert Sam (Noomi Rapace) takes a job protecting Zoe a rich young heiress. Neither party is keen on the arrangement until a violent kidnap forces them to go on the run in Morocco.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 24, 2019 - 10 comments

Movie: How It Ends

After a mysterious apocalyptic event turns the Western half of the US into chaos, a man teams up with his pregnant fiance's disapproving father to head west and save her.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 23, 2019 - 16 comments

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