The streaming giant has put a new emphasis on young adult programming, just as Americans start looking to passionate young adults as a new source of hope.
Alex Garland’s adaptation runs the risk of alienating diehard fans of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel, but it’s the rare film that improves on its source material.
2017’s Best Original Song Oscar winners could repeat the feat on March 4.
But seriously, you should be watching.
From eye-opening documentaries to searing historical dramas, Netflix has quickly become one of the film industry’s boldest distributors.