Netflix Top Picks – 02/22/2013

Here’s this weeks Top Picks! If you see anything that you think the whole world should know about – just leave a comment below.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
A sheik with a love for the sport hopes to introduce fly-fishing to the Middle East and turns to uptight fisheries expert Fred Jones for help. Buoyed by the sheik’s enthusiasm (and his comely English aide), Fred sets out to achieve the impossible.
Netflix rating: 4.0 – IMDB rating: 6.8
Available on Netflix Ireland & UK – Also available on Vudu

Winter’s Bone (2010)
In this unflinching noir drama, resilient teen Ree Dolly goes on the trail of her missing, drug-dealing father when his absence jeopardizes the family’s safety. Her deadbeat dad has a key court date pending — and Ree is determined that he show up.
Netflix rating: 3.7 – IMDB rating: 7.3
Available on Netflix Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden – Also available on Vudu

21 Jump Street (2012)
In this action-comedy based on the 1980s-debuted TV show, Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum play youthful undercover cops who work the local high school. There to investigate a drug ring, the guys find that much has changed since their own school days.
Netflix rating: 4.3 – IMDB rating: 7.2
Available on Netflix Ireland & UK – Also available on Vudu

Finally…
With hundreds of TV shows available to watch on Netflix we thought we would take a look at some of those that are worth a second look, perhaps you missed them first time round or maybe you just didn’t know they were available to stream or where to find them.

Merlin (2009-2012)
A family-oriented retelling of the popular King Arthur legend finds Merlin (Colin Morgan) arriving in Camelot, where magic is banned. There, he clandestinely hones his sorcery skills with the help of his uncle (Richard Wilson), the court physician. Meanwhile, Merlin strikes up a reluctant truce with the irritating Prince Arthur (Bradley James) and befriends a lonely dragon held captive in the palace dungeon.
Netflix rating: 4.2 – IMDB rating: 7.8
Available on Netflix USA – Also available on Hulu and Vudu

 

 

 

2 thoughts on “Netflix Top Picks – 02/22/2013

  1. People may not know this but the Original House of Cards, made by the BBC is well worth watching. All three seasons are on Netflix USA. Netflix UK has the first season.

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