Remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and...a whole loads more films and TV shows on Netflix.
The evenings are drawing in and comfy PJs and a cup of tea are looking altogether more appealing, meaning it's time to take a look at what's coming to the popular streaming service this month.
From Christian Bale thriller This 2007 crime drama follows the life of a man whose murder-loving alter ego sometimes takes over and controls him.
The Railway Man (6th)Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed 2013 drama about a former British Army officer who was tormented as a World War II prisoner at a Japanese labour camp.
After finding out that the man who treated him so badly is still alive, he sets out to confront him.
Robo Cop (8th)When devoted husband, father and respected police officer Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) is critically injured in the line of duty, conglomerate Omni Corp seizes the chance to take on a part-man, part-robot cop.
Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton also star in this 2014 action movie.
This year's films and artists promise to do the same.” Keri Putnam, Executive Director of Sundance Institute, said, “We are energized by the rich diversity of voices, characters and places represented in the films selected for our 2014 Sundance Film Festival. With the help of an unlikely assistant, he sets out to use his newfound talent for his own good.
Independent filmmakers continue to engage us with stories from worlds both intimately familiar and unknown.” John Cooper, Director of the Sundance Film Festival, said, “The films selected for our 2014 Festival show that filmmakers are empowered and emboldened by the 30-year legacy of the independent film movement. (Director and screenwriter: Kat Candler) — When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other in order to bring Wes home. / Chile, France (Director and screenwriter: Alejandro Fernández Almendras) — When Jorge, a hardworking family man who's barely making ends meet, gets mugged by Kalule, a neighborhood delinquent, Jorge's son decides to confront the attacker, only to get himself shot.
The confidence to play with the medium and to surprise audiences indicates the vital role independent film has come to serve in the cultural landscape.” For the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, 118 feature-length films were selected, representing 37 countries and 54 first-time filmmakers, including 34 in competition. (Director: John Slattery, Screenwriters: John Slattery, Alex Metcalf) — When Mickey's stepson Leon is killed in a construction "accident," Mickey tries to bury the bad news with the body. Even though Jorge's son nearly dies, Kalule's sentence is minimal, heightening the friction. That awkward, momentous time in your life when you're treated like an alien by everyone around you, even though you know deep down you're as funky fresh as it gets.
These films were selected from 12,218 submissions (72 more than for 2013), including 4,057 feature-length films and 8,161 short films. 97 feature films at the Festival will be world premieres. But when the boy's mother demands the truth, Mickey finds himself stuck between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please, and a debt he can’t pay. / Bulgaria, Romania (Director and screenwriter: Maya Vitkova) — Although determined not to have a child in Communist Bulgaria, Boryana gives birth to Viktoria, who despite being born with no umbilical cord, is proclaimed to be the baby of the decade. , and through its New Frontier initiative, has showcased the cinematic works of media artists including Isaac Julien, Doug Aitken, Pierre Huyghe, Jennifer Steinkamp, and Matthew Barney.
A Case of You (20th)Young writer Sam tries to impress a girl online by making himself sound better in his profile, but when she falls for him he finds it tricky to keep up the act.
Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood play the leads in this 2013 romcom.
Out of the Furnace (26th)This 2013 thriller starring Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson and Zoe Saldana will have you on the edge of your seat.