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What to Stream on Netflix: The Ultimate Indiewire Guide

What to Stream on Netflix: The Ultimate Indiewire Guide

All of Last Year’s Oscar-Nominated Documentaries Now Streaming on Netflix: Good news for fans of documentaries. All of last year’s Academy Award-nominated documentaries are now available to stream, including Oscar winner “20 Feet from Stardom.”

9 Films about Dysfunctional Families Now Streaming on Netflix: Families can be complicated. Just take a look at the dysfunctional families in these memorable indie films now streaming on Netflix.

19 Best Picture Winners Streaming on Netflix: From “Gentleman’s Agreement” to “The King’s Speech” and all the Oscar-winners in between.

8 Directorial Debuts Streaming on Netflix:  “Boys Don’t Cry” “Reservoir Dogs” are only two of the most impressive feature film debuts available on Netflix now.

11 Great New York Film Festival Films Streaming on Netflix: Some of the best film’s from last year’s festival are available to stream now. Now’s your chance to finally watch “Blue is the Warmest Color.”

11 Great Indie Films from the 90s Streaming Now on Netflix: Feeling nostalgic for the ’90s? It seems everyone is these days. Feed your nostalgia by streaming these great indie film classics from the decade that brought us Quentin Tarantino and many other indie auteurs.

12 Essential 70s Films Streaming on Netflix Now: The 1970s were the heyday of a certain kind of cinema, often referred to as the “American New Wave,” when directors were experimenting with unconventional storytelling and darker themes. Thanks to Netflix and other streaming services, we can now watch (or re-visit) some of the quintessential films of the 70s, including “The Conversation” and “Five Easy Pieces.”

9 New Indies from 2013 Streaming on Netflix Now: Missed these indies in the theater last year? You’re in luck.

10 Great Sundance Film Festival Hits Streaming on Netflix Now: “Hoop Dreams,” “Memento” and “Reservoir Dogs” are only a few of our favorite Sundance Film Festival hits streaming now on Netflix.

9 Essential Summer Movies Streaming on Netflix Now:  Feeling nostalgic for summer? We share a selection of our favorite films set during summer. You’ll find romance in “A Walk on the Moon” and “Adventureland,” spicy sex in “Y Tu Mama También, religion in “Jesus Camp” and more.

8 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix Now:  There are so many good documentaries on Netflix, it’s hard to figure out what to watch. Here are 8 new documentaries, including critical favorites “These Birds Walk,” “Gideon’s Army” and more.

9 Great Female Coming-of-Age Films Streaming on Netflix Now: Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” does an amazing job depicting a boy’s coming-of-age experience, but these terrific films on Netflix show a range of female coming-of-age experiences.

10 Great Women-Directed Films Streaming on Netflix Now: Of course, there are many more female-directed films available on Netflix, but these are 10 of our favorites.

10 More Great Women-Directed Films Streaming on Netflix Now: And here are 10 more of our favorite films by women directors.

8 Must-See Robin Williams Performing Streaming on Netflix: We continue to mourn the loss of Robin Williams and remember the Academy Award-winning actor and comedian through the performances he left behind.

9 Creepy Classics to Stream on Netflix: Halloween’s over, but it’s never too late to watch these creepy movies.

Worship Joan Rivers with a Netflix Binge-Watch in Her Honor: What better way to pay honor to the late great lady than by watching some of her best work – and laughing?

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