Many would point to this perfect children’s fantasy—about coming into responsibility as well as daring to dream—as Steven Spielberg’s most essential. It still triggers primal emotions (and a flood of tears). One thing is indisputable: Composer John Williams was having a very good day at the keys.
These days, Netflix is doing an amazing job with its original programming—from a new season of House of Cards to Cannes-approved movies by Noah Baumbach and Snowpiercer’s Bong Joon-ho. They’re even going to produce the next Martin Scorsese movie, The Irishman, a gangster film starring Robert De Niro. That said, Netflix’s rotating monthly selection has some of the best movie options, mixed in among their huge catalog. Let us do the work for you. We’ve found an unmissable fantasy by Steven Spielberg, a heartbreaking romance from Paul Thomas Anderson and the best of the Jackass movies (yes, one exists).
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