Hulu Top Picks 02/14/2013

Here’s what we think our Moreflicks Top Picks are for Hulu this coming week. Don’t forget to tell us what you think of them in the comments below!

The English Surgeon (2007)
Get acquainted with the work of British brain surgeon Henry Marsh, who, since his haunting first visit to a Russian hospital in the early 1990s, has been devoted to founding a quality brain surgery clinic in the former Soviet Union. Marsh cobbles together secondhand tools and used equipment from hospitals in the U.K. to treat patients in need, such as Marian, a Ukrainian man for whom Marsh is his greatest hope.
Hulu rating: 4.8 – IMDB rating: 8.0
Also available on Netflix USA

Engagement (2011)
In this psychological thriller, the ultimate commitment is a mysterious gateway into madness.
Hulu rating: 3.0
Also available on Vudu

 A Woman Under the Influence (1974
John Cassavetes’ devastating drama details the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family’s struggle to save her from herself.
Hulu rating: 3.5 – IMDB rating: 8.0
Also available on Vudu

Missing (2012)
Becca Winstone learns that her son, Michael, disappears while studying abroad, and it’s a race against time when she travels to Europe to track him down. A surprising turn of events reveals just how far one mother will go to protect her family.
Hulu rating: 4.4 – IMDB rating: 6.7
Also available on Vudu

This week why not check out the pilot for the new drama from The CW Television Network…
Cult (2013)
Investigative journalist Jeff Sefton has learned to laugh off his brother Nate’s relentless string of obsessions, especially his latest rant that a hit TV show intends to harm him. However, when his brother mysteriously disappears, Jeff takes Nate’s paranoia seriously, and in the process uncovers the dark underworld of the TV show “Cult” and its rabid fans. The only person who seems willing to help Jeff with his investigation is Skye, a young research assistant for “Cult,” who has also started to grow suspicious of the increasingly dark happenings surrounding the show. The fictitious show, centered on the cat-and-mouse game between charismatic cult leader Billy Grimm and LAPD detective Kelly Collins, has become an obsession for its viewers – and now some of its devotees seem to be taking their fixation to deadly extremes in the real world.
Hulu rating: 4.4

 

 

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