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With so many movies available to stream at any time via Netflix, Nato will tell you which to watch, which to avoid, and what hidden gems may be waiting for you….

NNWIJ: Don’t Go Into The Woods (2012)

Director: Vincent D’Onofrio Notable Cast: Matt Sbeglia, Jorgen Jorgensen, Soomin Lee, Casey Smith Rating: R Review:  Well we certainly don’t get a plethora of musical slashers films (or smasher films as I should call this one), but actor Vincent D’Onofrio has decided to give … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Deep Red (1975)

Director: Dario Argento Notable Cast:  David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia Rating: R Review:  Ok, I know I’m about to commit horror fan blasphemy, but after watching Dario Argento’s Suspiria, the word “underwhelmed” rolled off my tongue.  I know, I … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Cold Fish (2010)

Director: Shion Sono Notable Cast: Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Asuka Kurosawa, Denden Rating: R Review:  Dude, Japanese cinema is some crazy stuff but man can they command a story infused with demented fun despite running over two hours.  Cold Fish delves into … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Atrocious (2010)

Director: Fernando Barreda Luna Notable Cast: Cristian Valencia, Clara Moraleda, Chus Pereiro Rating: R Review: 2011’s answer to cult hit Paranormal Activity?  Now THAT’S Atrocious.  See what I did there?  C’mon Bloody Disgusting Selects, you’re better than this.  One of … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Battle Royale (2000)

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Notable Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda Rating: UR Review:  Took long enough for Kinji Fukasaku’s hauntingly engrossing “fight to the death” picture to be freely distributed in the US.  Of course, I did whatever I could years ago to get … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Shark Night 3D (2011)

Director: David R. Ellis Notable Cast: Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack, Katharine McPhee, Joel David Moore, Donal Logue, Chris Zylka Rating: PG-13 Review:  Shark Night 3D: wonder what David R. Ellis’ film is about!  Should have just stayed with … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: The IT Crowd (2006-2010)

Creator: Graham Linehan Notable Cast: Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Matt Berry, Noel Fielding, Christopher Morris Rating: UR Review:  Good British TV bests good US TV any day I’m convinced after becoming crack level addicted to “The IT Crowd.”  … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Spaced (1999-2001)

Director: Edgar Wright Notable Cast: Simon Pegg, Jessica Hynes, Nick Frost, Julia Deakin, Mark Heap, Katy Carmichael Rating: UR Review:  Life goal: Have a drink with Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright.  After viewing all their work, how does … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: High Road (2012)

Director: Matt Walsh Notable Cast: James Pumphrey, Abby Elliot, Dylan O’Brien, Rob Riggle, Joe Lo Truglio, Ed Helms, Rich Fulcher, Lizzy Caplan Rating: R Review: A stoner comedy short on the stoner?  Yes, Matt Walsh’s pot comedy isn’t a bunch … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Undocumented

Director: Chris Peckover Notable Cast: Scott Mechlowicz, Alona Tal, Yancey Arias, Greg Serano, Kevin Weisman, Peter Stormare Rating: R Review:  “This definitely isn’t where I parked my car…”  Scotty from EuroTrip sure has himself in quite the pickle this time.  Established … Continue reading

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