Instant Gratification: “The Terminator” and four other good movies to watch on Netflix



The Terminator” — Whatever you thought of “Terminator: Genisys,” the summer blockbuster heavily references the first two films, and should have given you a taste to revisit James Cameron’s lean, mean 1984 original. It’s the best John Carpenter film John Carpenter never made.

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“Hard to be a God”: In this medieval hellscape, it’s even harder when you’re not


Last night on Twitter, Vulture film critic Bilge Ebiri posed the question: “What film would you like to live in?”

I don’t know if I have a good answer, other than “Whatever the opposite of ‘Hard to Be a God’ is.”

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