Popcorn On Couch’s third edition of 5 movies to watch on Netflix, where I find good and entertaining films on Netflix U.K for you to watch over the weekend. Here are 5 movies to watch over the weekend of June 18th
Genre: Drama, Coming Of Age
Joe a Coming Of Age with great performances from Tye Sheridan and Nicolas Cage. Joe saves 15 year old Gary from his abusive father and becomes an unlikely role model for him. An enjoyable dramatic film with a good story.
If you are in the mood for something dramatic, humane, well-acted and intense make sure you watch Joe this weekend.
Genre: Adventure, Western
Set in the west, a young Scottish man travels across America in search of the woman he loves, which attracts an outlaw who is willing to help. Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee shine in this slow, short and sweet western film with beautiful scenery and a vibrant tone.
If you are in the mood for an adventure and something refreshing and western, Slow West is the film for you.
Genre: Action, Drama
Two estranged brothers, Brendan (Joel Edgerton) and Tommy (Tom Hardy) end up fighting in the same MMA tournament for the grand prize. Warrior is an action-packed, dramatic and emotional film which balances action and Drama well. The movie provided good backstories on each brother and gripping fight scenes. Full review here
If you are in the mood for something dramatic, emotional, gripping, inspiring and action-packed, Warrior is worth your time.
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The Grand Budapest hotel is a hilarious and highly entertaining film directed superbly by Wes Anderson. With a great cast consisting of Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe and Jeff Goldblum, Grand Budapest Hotel is definitely a good movie to watch.
If you are in mood for something funny, eccentric, original and adventurous watch The Grand Budapest Hotel this weekend !
Genre: Action, Sci-fi
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits – someone like Joe – who one day learns the mob wants to ‘close the loop’ by sending back Joe’s future self for assassination. Looper a thought-provoking, dramatic and complex Sci-Fi film with a great ending. Stars include Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and Paul Dano.
If you are in the mood for something dramatic, fictional, well-acted and unpredictable , Looper is definitely the perfect film for you.
If you haven’t seen them already, make sure to give these movies a watch over the weekend as they are definitely worth your time. If you’re still not convinced, I will post reviews on each movie so you can check those out and then watch the films.