1. Doctor Sleep (31 October, Intrepid Pictures)
On October 5th, amidst the excitement surrounding a new film release tipped as "Oscar-worthy," filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore took to Facebook to explain why it is essential that everyone watches Todd Phillipps's new masterpiece Joker. Here, I want to discuss why he is right, using one particular quote that stuck with me, whilst analysing other points from his post (link here) and expressing my own thoughts on the film.
The first season of Big Little Lies captured the attention of many—a deeply captivating, hard-hitting story which focuses on the strength of women as mothers and friends along with the power of the "perfect family" facade. The HBO series won four Golden Globes in 2018 and it is now back with its second season.
Booksmart follows Molly and Amy, two overachieving high-school seniors who are about to graduate. They realise on the night before their graduation that they have been focusing so hard on studying and getting good grades that they have missed out on all the fun of high school, so they decide to let loose and attend the craziest party of the year.
Every week I will list the independent films that are getting added to Netflix over the next seven days, so you indie fans are up-to-date, and ready for them!