Instant Gratification: “Mad Max” and four other good movies to watch on Netflix Instant

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I’m filing the Instant Gratification column a little late this week to catch some of the new movies that Netflix just made available for streaming on Aug. 1. And there were a lot of them. Click on the title, and the link will take you directly to the movie on the Netflix site. Enjoy!

Mad Max” — With the dynamite trailer for the 2015 reboot “Mad Max: Fury Road” released this week, it’s a great time to revisit the 1979 original, a nasty bit of “Oz-sploitation” starring an impossibly young Mel Gibson who goes from good cop to vigilante in a hurry.

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