11 Awesome Netflix Movies That You Probably Haven't Seen Yet

11 Awesome Netflix Movies That You Probably Haven't Seen Yet

Check out these amazing and underrated movies on Netflix!

Do you ever find yourself watching the same season of The Office time and time again, even though your watchlist is about a mile long? There are innumerable interesting movies on Netflix, yet we find ourselves sticking to what we know, rather than experimenting and dipping our toes into the pool of possibilities. Below is a list of extremely interesting movies that definitely do not get the attention that they deserve, and if you have access to Netflix, you should check them out, if you have yet to do so.

1. Memento (2000)

Memento follows the story of Leonard Shelby, a man who no longer has his short-term memory, due to an assault in which his wife was raped and murdered. Despite his lack of ability to recall the simplest things, he goes on a search for her killer. This is all you need to know, as anything more would be a spoiler. This movie is rich in plot and suspense and will leave you clinging to the edge of your seat until the end credits begin to roll.

2. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

This will easily become one of the most horrific films you may ever see that doesn't actually fall under the genre of "horror." We Need To Talk About Kevin follows a mother's struggle as she raises a son with sociopathic and psychopathic tendencies. The plot alone will hold you until the end, and the cinematography just adds to the beauty of this film.

3. Seeking A Friend For The End of The World (2012)

This movie is a unique take on a romantic comedy. As an asteroid continuously nears Earth, Dodge (played by Steve Carell) finds himself completely and utterly alone after his wife leaves him. Despite his effort to calmly maintain his normal day-to-day life, he comes to meet Penny (Keira Knightly) who drives Dodge to find his high school sweetheart. Seeking A Friend For The End of The World is lighthearted and will make you want to live your best life before you no longer can.

4. Begin Again (2013)

This movie is about as "feel-good" as it gets. Begin Again follows two struggling people–Dan (Mark Ruffalo), an alcoholic music producer, and Gretta (Keira Knightly), a struggling artist going through a difficult time. The two team up to create a demo album recorded all over New York City. This movie will inspire you and brighten your day, and you will find yourself looking up the soundtrack as the credits roll.

5. Hush (2016)

This movie follows Maddie, a deaf and mute writer who isolates herself in a house in the middle of nowhere. The acting is phenomenal, and with frequent jump scares, it's a bit of a cliché, but this movie will keep you on the edge of your seat.

6. Sing Street (2016)

Sing Street is a heartfelt and hysterical take on a coming-of-age story. It takes us back to Britain in the 1980's, telling the story of Conner "Cosmo" Lawler whose upper-middle-class family has fallen on hard times. In an attempt to impress a girl, Cosmo forms a band. This movie is full of great humor and the art direction will leave you feeling as if you were a part of the film.

7. Amélie (2001)

This movie will make you want to speak fluent French in order to get the full effect of the film. It follows the life of Amelié, a childlike and imaginative girl who happens to fall in love on a day when she decides to embark on a quest. Amelié is full of magic that could have easily been overdone, yet Jean-Pierre Jeunet paces the film perfectly as to create the wonder that is consistently emphasized.

8. Mr. Nobody (2009)

Mr. Nobody tracks the life story of Nemo Nobody, the last living mortal in the year 2092, who is on his deathbed. Questioned by a journalist, he tells the stories of his three lives–his three destinies that occur out of different choices that he was unable to make. This movie will make you question every little choice that you make, and you may have to watch it two or three (or seven, in my case) times to fully understand the story. However, every time watching this will deepen your emotional connection with the movie, and you will find something new with every single time you watch it.

9. Okja (2017)

If you are an animal lover and have considered becoming a vegetarian, then this movie may convince you to take the leap into doing so. Okja tells the story of Mija, a young girl who risks her life as she knows it in order to prevent a powerful international country from kidnapping and murdering her best friend–a genetically-fashioned "super pig" named Okja. This movie will shock you, possibly leaving you in tears, questioning whether or not you will ever eat meat again. However, it's a beautiful and heartwarming story that will leave you wanting more.

10. The Way He Looks (2014)

This is a Portuguese film that follows the daily life of Leonardo, a blind teenager on the search for independence. Everything changes within his everyday life and his relationship with his best friend Giovana upon the arrival of Gabriel. This movie is only lighthearted and makes you smile the entire way through.

11. The Place Beyond The Pines (2012)

The Place Beyond The Pines follows a motorcycle stunt rider as he turns to robbing banks in order to support his family, and the effect that it has on them and those around him. This movie absorbs you and holds your attention with a phenomenal twist, and the cinematography will leave you breathless.

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50 Quotes from the Best Vines

If you're picturing the vines in your head, you're doing it right

In 2017 we had to say goodbye to one of the best websites to ever roam the internet: Vine. In case you have been living under a rock since 2013, Vine was -(sad face)- a website and app that took the internet and the app store by storm in Winter 2013. It contained 6-second videos that were mostly comedy- but there were other genres including music, sports, cool tricks and different trends. Vine stars would get together and plan out a vine and film it till they got it right.

It was owned by Twitter and it was shut down because of so many reasons; the viners were leaving and making money from Youtube, there was simply no money in it and Twitter wanted us to suffer.

There's been a ton of threads on Twitter of everyone's favorite vines so I thought I'd jump in and share some of my favorites. So without further ado, here are some quotes of vines that most vine fanatics would know.

1. "AHH...Stahhp. I coulda dropped mah croissant"

2. "Nate how are those chicken strips?" "F%#K YA CHICKEN STRIPS.....F%#K ya chicken strips!"

3. "Road work ahead? Uh Yea, I sure hope it does"

4. "Happy Crimus...." "It's crismun..." "Merry crisis" "Merry chrysler"

5. "...Hi Welcome to Chili's"

6. "HoW dO yOu kNoW wHaT's gOoD fOr mE?" "THAT'S MY OPINIONNN!!!.."

7."Welcome to Bible Study. We're all children of Jesus... Kumbaya my looordd"

8. Hi my name's Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow. Well I'm a point guard, I got shoe game..."

9. "It's a avocadooo...thanks"

10. "Yo how much money do you have?" "69 cents" "AYE you know what that means?" "I don't have enough money for chicken nuggets"

11. "Hurricane Katrina? More like Hurricane Tortilla."

12. "Hey Tara you want some?" "This b*%th empty. YEET!"

13. "Get to Del Taco. They got a new thing called Freesha-- Free-- Freeshavaca do"

14. "Mothertrucker dude that hurt like a buttcheek on a stick"

15. "Two brooss chillin in a hot tub 5 feet apart cuz they're not gay"

16. "Jared can you read number 23 for the class?" "No I cannot.... What up I'm Jared, I'm 19 and I never f#@%in learned how to read."

17. "Not to be racist or anything but Asian people SSUUGHHH"

18. 18. "I wanna be a cowboy baby... I wanna be a cowboy baby"

19. "Hey, I'm lesbian" "I thought you were American"

20. "I spilled lipstick in your Valentino bag" "you spilled- whaghwhha- lipstick in my Valentino White bag?"

21. "What's better than this? Guys bein dudes"

22. "How'd you get these bumps? ya got eggzma?" "I got what?" "You got eggzma?"

23. "WHAT ARE THOSEEEEE?" "THEY are my crocs!"

24. "Can I get a waffle? Can I please get a waffle?"

25. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAVEN!" "I can't sweem"

26. "Say Coloradoo" "I'M A GIRAFFE!!"

27. "How much did you pay for that taco?" Aight yo you know this boys got his free tacoo"

28. *Birds chirping* "Tweekle Tweekle"

29. "Girl, you're thicker than a bowl of oatmeal"

30. "I brought you Frankincense" "Thank you" "I brought you Myrrh" "Thank you" "Mur-dur" "huh...Judas..no"

31. "Sleep? I don't know about sleep...it's summertime" "You ain't go to bed?" "Oh she caught me"

32. "All I wanna tell you is school's not important... Be whatever you wanna be. If you wanna be a dog...RUFF. You know?"33. "Oh I like ya accent where you from?" "I'm Liberian" "Oh, my bad *whispering* I like your accent..."

34. "Next Please" "Hello" "Sir, this is a mug shot" "A mug shot? I don't even drink coffee"

35. "Hey did you happen to go to class last week?" "I have never missed a class"

36. "Go ahead and introduce yourselves" "My name is Michael with a B and I've been afraid of insects my entire-" "Stop, stop, stop. Where?" "Hmm?" "Where's the B?" "There's a bee?"

37. "There's only one thing worse than a rapist...Boom" "A child" "No"

38. "Later mom. What's up me and my boys are going to see Uncle Kracker...GIVE ME MY HAT BACK JORDAN! DO YOU WANNA SEE UNCLE KRACKER OR NO?

39. "Dad look, it's the good kush." This is the dollar store, how good can it be?"

40. "Zach stop...Zach stop...You're gonna get in trouble. Zach"

41. "CHRIS! Is that a weed? "No this is a crayon-" I'm calling the police" *puts 911 into microwave* "911 what's your emergency"

42. "WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? "

43. *Blowing vape on table* * cameraman blows it away* "ADAM"

44. "Would you like the spider in your hand?" "Yea" "Say please" "Please" *puts spider in hand* *screams*

45. "Oh hi, thanks for checking in I'm still a piece of garrbaagge"

46. *girl blows vape* "...WoW"

47. *running* "...Daddy?" "Do I look like-?"

48. *Pours water onto girl's face" "Hello?"

49. "Wait oh yes wait a minute Mr. Postman" "HaaaAHH"

50. "...And they were roommates" "Mah God they were roommates"

I could literally go on forever because I just reference vines on a daily basis. Rest in peace Vine

Cover Image Credit: Vine

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Fans Are Ruining The Things They Love

The toxicity in fandoms need to end.


I have been coming across a lot of troubling articles relating to pop culture lately. Instead of seeing articles that praise "Batwoman" finally being represented on screen, I learn that the actress portraying her has quit Twitter due to the backlash of it. Instead of people excited to see what a live action "Teen Titans" could be like, Anna Diop was all but chased off of Instagram. This has led me to the conclusion fans are ruining the very thing we hold dear. The fandom has become a disease that is spreading, and that is not okay.

I have talked briefly in the past about how some fandoms such as "Star Wars" can have a bit of a toxic following, but that toxicity is spreading to other genres now. These actresses are just the latest in a long line of people who have done a comic book, fantasy, or sci-fi film and tv that have been harassed like this. Earlier this year Kelly Marie Tran deleted her Instagram page because of the backlash she got from "The Last Jedi."

Obviously, there is no way to satisfy everyone, and I can be a fan that is occasionally hard to please. However, that is in no way a reason to bully anyone, and that is what these "fans" are doing. Bullying. It doesn't matter if they are celebrities, directors, actors, musicians, or millionaires, bullying is and will always be wrong. I have heard the argument that they are artists and performers and should learn how to handle criticism, but I don't buy it. Criticism comes positives and negatives, and it is supposed to be objective. "I hate Ruby Rose as Batwoman because she is not Jewish," is not criticism. Just because you dislike the casting of a film or tv show does not give you or anyone the right to harass a person regardless of how famous they are.

That also does not mean you have to like the casting choice of everyone or certain characters in any way. Personally, I line with several people in not being a huge fan of the "Titans" trailer that was released. I think there was poor casting on all parts, but I have not seen the actual show yet, so there is really no way to tell who is talented in it and who isn't. Plus, I know for a fact that each and every actor is that show will give a way better performance than I ever could. I do not mean to say I have a better moral compass than anyone else. I just wanted to use myself as an example that shows you don't have to like everything Hollywood does with your favorite comic.

I know that can be hard as well. I know there are lots of these characters that fans are extremely passionate about it, and I know when you are passionate about something, it is easy to critique and overly judge it because you love it and want it to be perfect. The truth is that it will never be perfect because things always have to change when being put into film and tv. That doesn't mean it will not be good. Any comic fan out there knows Hugh Jackman is too tall for the comic Wolverine, but his performance is great and so are his movies. Keep an open mind, and there could be some surprises that come out of it. The new movie or tv show could flop as well, but do not take it out on the people involved. The actors and crew really wanted to make something good, but sometimes mistakes are made. That is still no reason to bully someone.

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