Latest Netflix releases for June 5

Mon Jun 6, 2011

My top pick for today is Noise. Not the highest rated movie, but Tim robbins and William Hurt are both fantastic actors and the plot of this indie flick looks intriguing. Of course, the proof is in the pudding, as I haven’t watched any of my top picks yet!

June 5

Noise

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 57%

Desperate for some peace and quiet, New York attorney David Owen (Tim Robbins) takes matters into his own hands. He starts by leaving notes on cars whose owners don’t turn off their alarms, but when he’s not getting the results he wants, he ups the ante. Soon, he becomes known as “the Rectifier,” alternately winning the adulation of citizens and the ire of the mayor (William Hurt). Bridget Moynahan co-stars. More details / Watch now

The Sun

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%

From renowned director Aleksandr Sokurov comes a piercing historical drama about Japan’s emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II. Faced with his country’s defeat and the renunciation of his divine status, Hirohito must establish his own identity. Sokurov’s exquisite cinematography accentuates this examination of diplomacy and personal responsibility as Hirohito agrees to meet with American Gen. MacArthur in an attempt to move Japan forward. More details / Watch now

Nurse.Fighter.Boy

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 80%

As her compassionate adolescent son Ciel (Daniel J. Gordon) hones his magic skills, hard-working single mother Jude (Karen LeBlanc) battles sickle cell anemia and falls for an aging boxer of few words (Clark Johnson), who struggles to eke out a living fighting in illegal brawls. Written and directed by Charles Officer, this touching love story features soulful songs from the likes of The Maytones, Mikey Dread and The Shieks. More details / Watch now

My Dinner with Jimi

Flixster Audience Rating: 36%

Howard Kaylan found fame as the lead singer of the 1960s band the Turtles, as depicted in this autobiographical drama. We meet Kaylan (Justin Henry) and his band mates just as they triumph with their single “Happy Together.” The band then heads off to England, where their friend Graham Nash (Steven Soldevilla) introduces them to the Beatles and Kaylan later dines with Jimi Hendrix (Royale Watkins) – an event that changes his life. More details / Watch now



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