Monday, 4 February 2013

New to Netflix UK - 4/2/13

The latest offerings to the site.

Get Shorty - A lone shark chasing down a customer ends up embroiled in complex situation which he then tries to manipulate for his benefit. It's an entertain romp that looks at the seedier side of Hollywood politics and boats an impressive cast.

The Sons of Katie Elder - Four brothers reunite and decide to track down the man responsible for their fathers death. Classic western with the Big Duke himself and one of his better films that didn't involve John Ford.

Felicia's Journey - A pregnant young girl, searching for her lover, befriends a middle-aged man who harbours a dark secret. Not an easy film to watch due to its dark overtones however a compelling performance by Bob Hoskins ensures that this psychological thriller will haunt you long after it's over.

Priceless - A woman who has been living of rich men for most of her life finds herself teaching the tricks of her trade to a young waiter when she's unexpectedly dumped. Light and fluffy French rom-com with a charismatic performance by Audrey Tautou.

The Pillars of the Earth - Miniseries chronicling the construction of a cathedral in 12th Century England, depicting the varies political and religious influences that plague it. A well made adaptation of the Ken Follett novel that makes of the most of it's stellar cast to deliver a gripping plot.

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