Julian Schnabel brings his painterly sensibilities to the wrenching but life-affirming story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, a French magazine editor who suffered a stroke that rendered him physically paralyzed but mentally sound. There's an out-of-this-world sexcapade, a road trip gone awry, a killer glitch, a messed-up video-chatting boyfriend, and a haunted house. Stream on Aardman Animation Arthur Christmas Most people know Aardman Animations for their claymation films, like and the Wallace and Gromit series. Broad City has received high praise from critics due to its clever writing and subtle-yet-effective message of female empowerment. The show takes a critical look at issues of race and identity in contemporary America, balancing heavy social commentary with character-driven comedy. Wilderpeople is a generous genre blend, with Taika Waititi, director of the wacky, vampiric mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows, finding cheeky jokes in the duo's perilous journey. And yes, the Cyndi Lauper song does make an appearance.
Man Seeking Woman chronicles his adventures in dating, which involve, among other things, dating a troll, attending a wedding in Hell, and fiddling with the space-time continuum in an attempt to fix relationship mistakes. At first he's little more than a craven, stuttery schizophrenic. Night of the Living Dead Photo: Pictorial Parade, Getty Images The zombie genre as we know it wouldn't exist without 's 1968 classic. Southpaw 2015 Director: Antoine Fuqua Jake Gyllenhaal went through one of the most extreme celebrity body transformations of all-time for this boxing drama. You really need to if you're a Refn or Hardy fan. Fry Billy West , a delivery boy who stumbles into a cryogenic pod and wakes up a thousand years in the future.
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