What’s Good on Netflix Instant This Month?

The worst feeling in the universe may be the desperation of aimlessnessly poking around Netflix Instant trying to find something better than the weird foreign dramas it keeps inexplicably recommending to you. Follow our advice and you’ll never have to reluctantly watch The Bicycle Thief ever again. Here are the greatest additions to Netflix Instant from the past month.


Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
Reviews say “This is Hamlet as if it were written by Kurt Vonnegut Jr, filmed by Fellini, and performed by Laurel and Hardy.” I have to stop writing now so I can go watch this immediately.

High Road
Check it out if you liked our interview with the cast and crew.

Broadway Danny Rose
Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, and what might be the silliest shootout scene in all of cinema:

Back to School
“Now that’s what I call marine biology!”

Charlie Chaplin Collection
This collection of short films should get you up to speed on Chaplin’s early work.

Cheech & Chong: Get Out of My Room
A mockumentary by Cheech Marin about the pair’s attempt to make a music video, this one has mixed reviews. Watch with caution.

Standup and Improv

Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired
In Sykes’ 2006 special, she takes an innocent topic like healthcare for the elderly to a truly macabre place:

Comics Without Borders: Season 1
Hosted by Russell Peters and featuring standup from Ahmed Ahmed, Angelo Tsarouchas, B-Phlat, Bret Ernst, Edwin San Juan and Erik Griffin.

Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand-up Comedian
Hurry up, because this showcase of Hicks’ standup expires tomorrow.


Saved by the Bell: Seasons 1-6

Archer: Season 2
The second season of everyone’s favorite animated spy comedy joins the first, putting all of us firmly in the Danger Zone.

That 70’s Show: Seasons 1-8
It’s just about time to get as nostalgic for 2000 (when this show was on) as we were for the 70’s in 2000.

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