[PSYCHOTRONIC NETFLIX] DECEMBER DUMP!

Howdy, Netflix lovers!  I know there’s the usual batch of hemming and hawwing and David Hemmings about titles getting pulled off of Netflix’s streaming service — but rejoice!  A whole batch of new titles have arrived as well in the past thirty days!  So don’t think of it as losing a DOUBLE INDEMNITY — think of it as gaining a HUSTLER!  Or something.

DG Top 12 Recommendations

Altman (2014, Dir. Ron Mann) Robert Altman, Paul Thomas Anderson, James Caan, Keith Carradine, Bruce Willis, Robin Williams, Lily Tomlin, Julianne Moore

The Conformist (1970, Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci) Jean-Louis Trintigant

Goldfinger (1964, Dir. Guy Hamilton) Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe, Shirley Eaton, Harold Sakata, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell

The Hustler (1961, Dir. Robert Rossen) Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

Labyrinth (1986, Dir. Jim Henson) David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Frank Oz, Dance Magic, David Bowie’s Package

Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003, Dir. Thom Anderson)

Nebraska (2013, Dir. Alexander Payne) Bruce Dern, Will Forte, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, June Squibb, Rance Howard

Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut (1990, Dir. Clive Barker) Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg, Charles Haid, Hugh Quarshie, Doug Bradley

The Omen (1976, Dir. Richard Donner) Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Billie Whitelaw

The One I Love (2014, Dir. Charlie McDowell) Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss

Runaway Train (1985, Dir. Andrei Konchalovsky) Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner, John P. Ryan, T.K. Carter

Saturday Night Fever (1977, Dir. John Badham) John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Donna Pescow

Thief (1981, Dir. Michael Mann) James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Robert Prosky, James Belushi, Willie Nelson

New Releases (Mainstream)

Nebraska (2013, Dir. Alexander Payne) Bruce Dern, Will Forte, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, June Squibb, Rance Howard

Sabotage (2014, Dir. David Ayer) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Olivia Williams, Terrence Howard, Joe Manganiello, Josh Holloway, Martin Donovan, Harold Perrineau

New Releases (Limited Release)

About Cherry (2012, Dir. Stephen Elliot) Ashley Hinshaw, Lili Taylor, Dev Patel

Fading Gigolo (2013, Dir. John Turturro) John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Liev Schreiber, Sofia Vergara

Happy Christmas (2014, Dir. Joe Swanberg) Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Weber, Lena Dunham, Joe Swanberg

Knights of Badassdom (2013, Dir. Joe Lynch) Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Danny Pudi

The One I Love (2014, Dir. Charlie McDowell) Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss

Quartet (2012, Dir. Dustin Hoffman) Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon

New Release (Indie)

The Crown and the Dragon (2013, Dir. Anne K. Black)

Frequencies (2013, Dir. Darren Paul Fisher)

Last Passenger (2013, Dir. Omid Nooshin) Dougray Scott

Legendary (2014, Dir. Eric Styles) Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, Ti Huang

Perfect Sisters (2014, Dir. Stanley M. Brooks) Abigail Breslin, Mira Sorvino, James Russo

Revelation Road 3: The Black Rider (2014, Dir. Gabriel Sabloff) Michael Bailey Smith, Brian Bosworth, Kevin Sorbo, Religion

Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013, Dir. Jeff Barnaby)

Low Budget Action Movies from the Asylum

Agency of Vengeance: Dark Rising (2011, Dir. Andrew Cymek) Michael Ironside

Behind Enemy Lines: Seal Team 8 (2014, Dir. Roel Reine) Tom Sizemore

Bermuda Tentacles (2013, Dir. Nick Lyon) Trevor Donovan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Kennedy, John Savage, Mya

New Horror

Come Back to Me (2014, Dir. Paul Leyden)

The Damned (2013, Dir. Victor Garcia) Peter Facinelli, Sophia Myles

Dream House (2011, Dir. Jim Sheridan) Jane Alexander, Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Elias Koteas, Naomi Watts

Reincarnation (Rinne) (2006, Dir. Takashi Shimizu)

Scream 4 (2011, Dir. Wes Craven) David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Anthony Anderson, Adam Brody, Rory Culkin, Alison Brie, Anna Paquin, Kristen Bell, Mary McDonnell

Old Horror

Darkness (2002, Dir. Jaume Balaguero) Anna Paquin, Lena Olin, Giancarlo Giannini

The Deadly Bees (1967, Dir. Freddie Francis) Suzanna Leigh, Frank Finlay

The Dentist (1996, Dir. Brian Yuzna) Corbin BErnsen, Linda Hoffman, Ken Foree

The Dentist 2: Brace Yourself (1998, Dir. Brian Yuzna) Corbin Bernsen, Jillian McWhirter, Jeff Doucette

Dracula (2000) II: Ascension (2003, Dir. Patrick Lussier) Jason Scott Lee, Jason London, Craig Sheffer, Roy Scheider

Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut (1990, Dir. Clive Barker) Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg, Charles Haid, Hugh Quarshie, Doug Bradley

New Foreign

Cannibal (2013, Dir. Manuel Martin Cuenca)

Firestorm (2013, Dir. Alan Yuen) Andy Lau

Moebius (2013, Dir. Kim Ki-duk)

Mugamoodi (2012, Dir. Mysskin)

Documentaries

30 for 30: Brian and the Boz (2014) Brian Bosworth

Altman (2014, Dir. Ron Mann) Robert Altman, Paul Thomas Anderson, James Caan, Keith Carradine, Bruce Willis, Robin Williams, Lily Tomlin, Julianne Moore

Breaking the Taboo (2011) Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Drugs

I Am Santa Claus (2014, Dir. Tommy Avallone) Mick Foley, Artie Lange, Jerry Lawler, Roddy Piper, Dee Snider

La Bare: The True Stories Behind the Magic (2014, Dir. Joe Manganiello) Joe Manganiello

Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003, Dir. Thom Anderson)

Mr. X (2014, Dir. Tessa Louise-Salome) Leos Carax

Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger (2014, Dir. Joe Berlinger)

Animation

Heavenly Sword (2014, Dir. Gun Ho Jang) Anna Torv, Alfred Molina, Thomas Jane

Samurai Chaploo (2004)

Bonds

From Russia with Love (1963, Dir. Terence Young) Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee, Walter Gotell, Lois Maxwell, Vladek Sheybal

Goldfinger (1964, Dir. Guy Hamilton) Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe, Shirley Eaton, Harold Sakata, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell

You Only Live Twice (1967, Dir. Lewis Gilbert) Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Donald Pleasence, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Charles Gray, Lois Maxwell

Live and Let Die (1973, Dir. Guy Hamilton) Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour, Clifton James, Julius Harris, Geoffrey Holder, David Hedison, Gloria Hendry, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell

For Your Eyes Only (1981, Dir. John Glen) Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Julian Glover, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn

Never Say Never Again (1983, Dir. Irvin Kershner) Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Barbara Carrera, Max Von Sydow, Bernie Casey, Rowan Atkinson, Edward Fox

A View to a Kill (1985, Dir. John Glen) Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones, Patrick Macnee, Patrick Bauchau, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell, Walter Gotell, Manning Redwood

The Living Daylights (1987, Dir. John Glen) Timothy Dalton, Maryam d’Abo, Jeroen Krabbe, Joe Don Baker, John Rhys-Davies, Art Malik, Desmond Llewelyn

Friday the 13ths

Friday the 13th (1980, Dir. Sean S. Cunningham) Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Kevin Bacon

Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981, Dir. Steve Miner) Amy Steel, Adrienne King

Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982, Dir. Steve Miner) Dana Kimmell

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984, Dir. Joseph Zito) Kimberly Beck, Corey Feldman, Crispin Glover, Lawrence Monoson

Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning (1985, Dir. Danny Steinmann) Melanie Kinnaman, Shavar Ross, Juliette Cummins

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986, Dir. Tom McLoughlin) Thom Mathews, Jennifer Cooke, Tony Goldwyn, Ron Palillo

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988, Dir. John Carl Buechler) Lar Park Lincoln, Terry Kiser, William Butler, Heidi Kozak

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989, Dir. Rob Hedden) Jensen Daggett, Gordon Currie, Kelly Hu

Omens

The Omen (1976, Dir. Richard Donner) Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Billie Whitelaw

Damien: Omen II (1978, Dir. Don Taylor) William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Robert Foxworth, Nicholas Pryor, Lew Ayres, Sylvia Sidney, Lance Henriksen, Allan Arbus

The Final Conflict: Omen III (1981, Dir. Graham Baker) Sam Neill, Rossano Brazzi, Don Gordon

Batmen

Batman (1989, Dir. Tim Burton) Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Michael Gough, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Palance, Tracey Walter

Batman Returns (1992, Dir. Tim Burton) Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer, Danny DeVito, Christopher Walken, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle

Batman Forever (1995, Dir. Joel Schumacher) Val Kilmer, Chris O’Donnell, Jim Carrey, Tommy Lee Jones, Nicole Kidman, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Drew Barrymore, Debi Mazar, Rene Auberjonois

Teevee

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet

Black Mirror (2011-2013)

Helix (2014) Billy Campbell

Classics

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920, Dir. Robert Wiene) Wenrer Krauss, Conrad Veidt

The Conformist (1970, Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci) Jean-Louis Trintigant

Hondo (1953, Dir. John Farrow) John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Michael Pate, James Arness

The Hustler (1961, Dir. Robert Rossen) Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

Ride Out for Revenge (1957, Dir. Bernard Girard) Rory Calhoun, Gloria Grahame, Lloyd Bridges, Vince Edwards

70s

Adios, Sabata (1971, Dir. Frank Kramer) Yul Brynner, Dean Reed

Apocalypse Now Redux (1979/2001, Dir. Francis Ford Coppola) Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Lawrence Fishburne

The People That Time Forgot (1977, Dir. Kevin Connor) Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Thorley Walters, David Prowse

Saturday Night Fever (1977, Dir. John Badham) John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Donna Pescow

Henson

The Dark Crystal (1982, Dir. Jim Henson, Frank Oz)

Labyrinth (1986, Dir. Jim Henson) David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Frank Oz, Dance Magic, David Bowie’s Package

80s

Black Rain (1989, Dir. Ridley Scott) Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Boy Meets Girl (1984, Dir. Leos Carax) Denis Lavant, Mireille Perrier

An Innocent Man (1989, Dir. Peter Yates) Tom Selleck, F. Murray Abraham, David Rasche

One from the Heart (1982, Dir. Francis Ford Coppola) Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski, Harry Dean Stanton

Runaway Train (1985, Dir. Andrei Konchalovsky) Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner, John P. Ryan, T.K. Carter

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990, Dir. Steve Barron) Elias Koteas, Judith Hoag

Thief (1981, Dir. Michael Mann) James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Robert Prosky, James Belushi, Willie Nelson

Troop Beverly Hills (1989, Dir. Jeff Kanew) Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross, Jenny Lewis, Stephanie Beacham, Audra Lindley, Edd Byrnes, Ami Foster, Carla Gugino, Pia Zadora

90s

2 Days in the Valley (1996, Dir. John Herzfeld) Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels, Teri Hatcher, Eric Stoltz, James Spader, Charlize Theron, Gleanne Headly, Peter Horton, Marsha Mason, Paul Mazursky, Keith Carradine, Louise Fletcher, Austin Pendleton

Jade (1995, Dir. William Friedkin) David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Biehn, Richard Crenna

Legends of the Fall (1994, Dir. Edward Zwick) Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, Henry Thomas, Tantoo Cardinal

Mission: Impossible (1996, Dir. Brian De Palma) Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Beart, Henry Czerny, Jean Reno, Ving Rhames, Kristen Scott Thomas, Vanessa Redgrave

Necessary Roughness (1991, Dir. Stan Dragoti) Scott Bakula, Hector Elizondo, Robert Loggia, Harley Jane Kozak, Larry Miller, Sinbad, Kathy Ireland, Dull Surprise, Rob Schneider, Jason Bateman

Seven Years in Tibet (1997, Dir. Jean-Jacques Annaud) Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, B.D. Wong, Mako, Victor Wong

Bad Ideas

Bewitched (2005, Dir. Nora Ephron) Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth, Stephen Colbert, David Alan Grier, Steve Carell, James Lipton, Amy Sedaris, Mo Rocca, Nick Lachey, Ed McMahon, Conan O’Brien

2000s

Ali (2001, Dir. Michael Mann) Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright, Mykelti Williamson, Jada Pinkett Smith

Crossroads (2002, Dir. Tamra Davis) Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana, Taryn Manning, Dan Aykroyd, Kim Cattrall, Justin Long

A Knight’s Tale (2001, Dir. Brian Helgeland) Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Mark Addy, James Purefoy

Panic Room (2002, Dir. David Fincher) Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakam, Ian Buchanan

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003, Dir. Gore Verbinski) Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Pryce, Jack Davenport, Zoe Saldana

Tetro (2009, Dir. Francis Ford Coppola) Vincent Gallo

 

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