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4 Days of Blood: Part IV – Ghoulish Netflix Instant Recommendations

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Seeing as Halloween is now upon us and I’ve committed myself to writing four “Days of Blood” posts, I figured I would devote the fourth and final post to some of the better (and more recent) horror and horror-adjacent titles available to stream on Netflix. Hopefully it will make up for the way I’ve been neglecting my Streaming Saturday recommendations this month.

Before I get started, though, I want to thank everyone for indulging me as I let my horror fandom take control of the blog and the podcast. I’d also like to thank my friends Mike (@IAmMikeWhite) and Tiny (@ObsessiveTiny) for contributing so much content this month. I’d also like to thank my friend Pat (@Patty_Kuhn) for joining us on the Zombie episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast.

Finally, I would like to thank John Dugan from The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994) and Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) for letting us interview him on the podcast. We had such a great time talking to him and can’t thank him enough. If you’re ever at a convention and have a chance to meet him, I highly recommend it.

So let’s get to the list, shall we? It’s Halloween, so here are some streaming recommendations to make the holiday even better. Continue reading

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Streaming Saturday: Open Water (2004)

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Release Date: August 20th, 2004

Director: Chris Kentis

Writer: Chris Kentis

Stars: Blanchard RyanDaniel TravisSaul Stein

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Streaming Saturday: How I Met Your Mother (2005-Present)

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I have a quick Streaming Saturday for you guys today. It’s one of my favorite sitcoms and on Monday it will begin its final season. Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: Following (1998)

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Release Date: November 5th, 1999

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Christopher Nolan

Stars: Jeremy TheobaldAlex HawLucy Russell

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Streaming Saturday: Mike Birbiglia – My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend (2013)

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Who doesn’t love good stand-up comedy? More importantly, who doesn’t love great stand-up comedy? Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: Palo Alto, CA (2007)

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Release Date: April 29th, 2007

Director: Brad Leong

Writer: Tony Vallone

Stars: Aaron AshmoreJohnny LewisJustin Mentell, Ben Savage, Autumn Reeser, Ryan Hansen and Tom Arnold

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Streaming Saturday: Saturday Night Live (1975-Present)

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Last week my PS3 died a hero’s death. In the end, it went out doing what it did best, streaming Netflix so I wouldn’t have to eat my Honey Bunches of Oats in silence. As a result, I streamed Netflix on my laptop set up on a TV tray at the foot of my bed.

With this set up, I found myself watching some things I don’t normally stream, namely some episodes of Saturday Night Live from the middle of the 1990s. When I was a kid, I used to love watching SNL. I hadn’t noticed just how much of SNL was on Netflix.

So for this week’s Streaming Saturday, I decided to do something a little different. Below I’ve compiled a list of all the SNL-related titles available for streaming. It’s worth noting that the decade collections don’t have the full episodes. The musical performances are missing and many episodes have sketches cut out.

Check out the list below and don’t forget to follow me on Twitter @ObsessiveViewer, like the blog on Facebook and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast. Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: Zodiac (2007)

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Release Date: March 2nd, 2007

Director: David Fincher

Writers: James Vanderbilt (screenplay), Robert Graysmith (book)

Stars: Jake GyllenhaalMark RuffaloRobert Downey Jr. Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: Breaking Bad – Season 5 (2012)

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In honor of the return of the best show on television next week, today’s Streaming Saturday is Breaking Bad! Next Sunday, the first episode of the final 8 episodes of the series will premiere. Just in time, Netflix has added season 5 of the show to their streaming arsenal. So if you want to rewatch last year’s episodes to prepare for next week, or if you want to call off work and cram all 54 episodes into the next 8 days, they are all available on Netflix.  Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: Can’t Hardly Wait (1998)

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Release Date: June 12, 1998

Directors: Harry ElfontDeborah Kaplan

Writers: Deborah KaplanHarry Elfont

Stars: Ethan Embry, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauren Ambrose, Seth Green, Charlie Korsmo, Peter Facinelli Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: Love (2011)

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Director: William Eubank

Writer: William Eubank

Star: Gunner Wright Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: The Avengers (2012)

Marvels-The-AvengersRelease Date: May 4th, 2012

Director: Joss Whedon

Writer: Joss Whedon

Stars: Robert Downey Jr.Chris EvansChris HemsworthMark RuffaloScarlett JohanssonJeremy RennerSamuel L. JacksonClark Gregg Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: The Truman Show (1998)

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Release Date: June 5th, 1998

Director: Peter Weir

Writer: Andrew Niccol

Stars: Jim CarreyLaura LinneyNoah Emmerich Continue reading

The Month in Movies: June 2013

I had a pretty good June as far as movie-watching is concerned. I didn’t break any records (2008 – 25 viewings) but I did triple my numbers from last year’s paltry 6 viewings. I made good progress in my Bond set and managed some memorable theater viewings. All in all not a bad month. You can see the full chronological list of my June viewings here. Continue reading

Streaming Saturday: Everybody’s Fine (2009)

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Director: Kirk Jones

Writers: Kirk Jones

Stars: Robert De NiroDrew BarrymoreKate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell
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