28 August 2017

Alex & Danielle's Epic At Home Movie Weekend

Alex & I wanted to binge watch movies this weekend. Since we had a lot of movies in our watchlist on three different platforms (Netflix, Hulu and HBO) we decided to kind of go all out this weekend and watch as many as we could. And in the spirit of sharing, I wanted to share the movies we watched. I've included a quick synopsis too. Who knows, maybe you'll want to check them out if you haven't already.

Be Kind Rewind - Emotional and heartwarming. Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars. 

I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore - A poignant thinker. When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

Nocturnal Animals - Thrilling dark and Lynch-esq. A successful art-gallery owner's idyllic life is marred by the constant traveling of her handsome second husband. While he is away, she is shaken by the arrival of a manuscript written by her first husband, who she has not seen in years. The manuscript tells the story of family's trip that turns into a nightmare.

The Fundamentals of Caring - Sweet and comical. A writer retires after a personal tragedy and becomes a disabled teen's caregiver. When the two embark on an impromptu road trip, their ability to cope is tested as they start to understand the importance of hope and friendship.

Boyhood - An emotional journey. The joys and pitfalls of growing up are seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, his parents and his sister. Filmed with the same cast over the course of 12 years, it captures family meals, road trips, birthday parties, graduations and other important milestones.

Here are the movies we attempted to watch but gave up on:
Winters Passing, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them and Shimmer Lake

Have you seen any of these movies? How did you like them? Let me know in the comments below!


  1. We haven't seen any of those but a couple of them sound interesting to me. We tend to binge-watch detective series on ACORN TV. We really love the British mystery and drama shows.

    1. My parents are British detective show addicts too. They love them!