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‘Snowpiercer,’ ‘Nebraska’ and More on Netflix This November (Plus Indiewire’s Picks)

'Snowpiercer,' 'Nebraska' and More on Netflix This November (Plus Indiewire's Picks)

Netflix is at it again this November with a full roster of new streaming options sure to please the diverse tastes of any movie and/or television fan. Last month, Netflix brought Oscar-winning hits like “Django Unchained” and blockbusters such as “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” to its every-growing library, and this month they’re following suit with a handful of award-winners and fan-favorites, in addition to new original comedy specials from Doug Benson and Chelsea Peretti. They’re even adding some of 2014’s most beloved independent releases, including “Ida” and “The One I Love.”

Here’s the complete rundown of Netflix’s November releases, including Indiewire’s personal picks for what to stream. 

Available 11/1
“Artifact” (2012)
“Babes in Toyland” (1961)
“Bali: Season 1” 
“Hell is for Heroes” (1962)
“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Season 9
“Kingpin” (1996)
“Portlandia” Season 4
“Trading Mom” (1994)
“Spike” (2008)
“Total Recall” (1990)

Indiewire Pick: “The Rocketeer” (1991)

The nostalgic must-see addition of the month is Joe Johnson’s rollicking action-adventure starring Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connolly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton and Terry O’Quinn. In this stylish, period adventure, a stunt pilot stumbles across an experimental Nazi jet pack that
transforms him into a one-man air force, but it also makes him a target for mobsters, spies, FBI agents
and, most memorably, millionaire Howard Hughes. The climactic blimp action sequence is enough of a reason to give this a stream. 

Available 11/3
“The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” (2004)

Available 11/4
“Altman” (2014)

Available 11/5
“Fading Gigolo” (2014)

Available 11/6
“Doug Benson: Doug Dynasty” (2014) – Netflix Original

Available 11/7

Indiewire Pick: “Virunga” (2014)

This Netflix Original documentary from filmmaker Orlando Von Einsiedel (“Skateistan: To Live and Skate Kabul”) is a powerful look at the fight to protect the titular African national park from poaching rebels and greedy British oil companies. Von Einsiedel’s compelling doc plays more like an ensemble thriller than a traditional non-fiction feature.

READ MORE: Tribeca Review: Stirring Documentary ‘Virunga’ Will Change Your Perspective On the Crisis in Congo

Available 11/8
“Louder Than Words” (2014)

Indiewire Pick: “Nebraska” (2013) 

No one exposes the humor in heartbreak more effectively than director Alexander Payne, and “Nebraska” is a deadpan, poignant gem that cuts deep. Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor, this black-and-white odyssey through the American heartland features stellar performances from Bruce Dern, Will Forte and June Squibb. For anyone that missed this 2013 highlight, now’s the time to catch up. 

Available 11/10
“Helix” Season 1 (2014)

Available 11/11
“Not Yet Begin the Fight” (2012)
“Quartet” (2012)

Available 11/12
“La Bare” (2014)

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Available 11/13
“Small Town Santa” (2013)

Available 11/14
“Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats” (2014) – Netflix Original 

Available 11/15
“Doc Martin” Series 6
“Trailer Park Boys Live At The North Pole” (2014)
“Wolfblood” Season 2

Available 11/16
“Dream House” (2011)

Available 11/19
“Sabotage” (2014)

Available 11/21
“Lillyhammer” Season 3 – Netflix Original

Available 11/22
“Nikita” Season 4
“Snowpiercer” (2013)

Indiewire Pick: “Ida” (2014) 

Shot in Bergman-approved 4:3, Pawel Pawlikowski’s gorgeously bleak “Ida” is a keen retrograde study of classic European cinema that simultaneously feels timeless. One of the year’s most critically acclaimed films and a shoe-in Oscar-nominee for Best Foreign Language Film (despite the fickle nature of the category), the drama centers around a young nun who learns the truth about her namesake and family history while visiting an aunt.

READ MORE: How the Bleak Drama ‘Ida’ Channels Ingmar Bergman Movies 

Available 11/23
Happy Christmas” (2014)

Available 11/25
“Beyond the Edge” (2013)
“Running From Crazy” (2013)
“War Story” (2014)

Available 11/26
“Bomb Girls” Season 3
“VeggieTales in the House” (2014) – Netflix Original

Available 11/27
“Bill Cosby 77” (2012) – Netflix Original

Available 11/29
“Trailer Park Boys 3: Don’t Legalize it” (2014)

Indiewire Pick: “The One I Love” (2014)

Nothing is at it seems in Charlie McDowell’s romance-meets-“Twilight Zone” directorial debut. Confronted with the potential end of their marriage, Ethan (Mark Duplass) and Sophie (Elizabeth Moss) take off for a weekend together,
hoping to negotiate their future. When they reach their idyllic destination, however, the couple strolls into
a bizarre new brand of trouble. Brace yourself for two exceptional performances from Duplass and Moss, plus a wild story we wouldn’t dare spoil here.

Available 11/30
“About Cherry” (2012)
“The Grand Seduction” (2013)

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