I'm back with another smattering of reviews for another smattering of titles from Netflix! Some you might be familiar with, others you may have never heard of. But that's precisely what this blog is here for. Enjoy!
GRIFF THE INVISIBLE
PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED
I love courtroom drama films. I'm not sure what exactly it is about this cinematic subgenre that rarely fails to engross me but I was drawn to this film on those merits alone. Fortunately there's a good deal more to it than the usual examination/cross-examination antics that populate these films; including one of the best performances of Edward Norton's career. Laura Linney also works in a solid performance as the prosecuting attorney and a former lover of Martin Vail's, further complicating interpersonal relations within the film. Primal Fear isn't likely to keep you on the edge of your seat, it's not the kind of harrowing thriller that involves chase scenes or noir lighting techniques. But its well paced and makes its way around a few surprising twists during its run time, resulting in a solid entry in the courtroom drama/thriller subgenre.
LES EMOTIFS ANONYMES (ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS)
SCENT OF A WOMAN
That concludes Netflix Nuggets #2! Stay tuned for a soon-to-come special entry in the Netflix Nuggets series: TV Edition.