The return of Movie Mondays (Week One)

Netflix Edition

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 Amazon Prime and this week’s guest, Disney+.
Lady Bird(2017 – 94 mins)

Sacramento, California. 2002. 17 year old Christine Lady Bird McPherson (Saorise Ronan) faces a lot of ups and downs in her relationships during her senior year in high school.

Ingrid Goes West (2017 – 98 mins)

An unhinged social media stalker (Audrey Plaza) moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star (Elizabeth Olsen).

The Death Of Stalin (2017 – 107 mins)

Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly thirty years, Soviet dictator Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.

Three Identical Strangers(2018 – 96 mins)

In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they’re triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.

20 Feet From Stardom (2013 – 91 mins)

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we’ve had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

Ex Machina (2014 – 108 mins)

A young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid A.I (Alicia Vikander).

I, Tonya (2017 – 119 mins)

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband (Sebastian Stan) intervenes.


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