The return of Movie Mondays (Week One)

Guest Spot: Disney+

Last year I’d put up a set of streaming recommendations each week, usually based on a theme. With all this [gestures around wildly to illustrate] it now felt the time for a joyous comeback. And, as with all iconic comebacks, it’ll be with a slight re-brand. Namely that I’ll be dropping the theme aspect. Each week I’ll put together 3 lists (Netflix, Amazon Prime and an interchangeable third) where pick 7 films that I would recommend. I’ll be covering all sorts of genres and era, so there really should be something for everyone. Now, without much ado here’s the Netflix list. Click here for Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Free Solo (2018 – 100 mins)

Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.

10 Things I Hate About You (1999 – 97 mins)

A high-school boy, Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), cannot date Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) until her anti-social older sister, Kat (Julia Stiles), has a boyfriend. So, Cameron pays a mysterious boy, Patrick (Heath Ledger), to charm Kat. A modern retelling of Shakespeare’s The Taming Of The Shrew.

Hercules (1997 – 93 mins)

The son of Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it. (Editors note – features this, the best ever Disney Song. Fact.)

Frankenweenie (2012 – 87 mins)

When a boy’s beloved dog passes away suddenly, he attempts to bring the animal back to life through a powerful science experiment.

Zootropolis (2016 – 108 mins)

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Cool Runnings(1993 – 98 mins)

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonoured coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

Moana (2016 – 107 mins)

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.


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