In the evening after the kids go to bed N and I often watch a movie together (unless it's Wednesday and then I make N sit through 2 hours of So You Think You Can Dance with me, heh).
We have a Netflix subscription and two separate queues so we take turns watching our movie picks which can kind of be all over the place. This is what we've watched recently.
Working Girl (Mine) - I had never seen this 80s work place comedy starring Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, and Sigourney Weaver. I enjoyed the period costumes and sets (those huge computers!) and the story was funny. It was also fun to see the much-younger versions of a lot of well-known actors (Alec Baldwin, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt, Kevin Spacey, David Duchovny, etc...)
A Separation (N's) - A beautiful, stunning film about the separation of an upper-class Iranian couple. Brilliant script, great performances. Can't recommend it enough.
The Man From Nowhere (Mine) - I've seen Won Bin, the star of this gritty Korean revenge thriller, in a few other movies (Tae Guk Gi, Mother) but this performance is my favorite--so good (and hot). Very violent and not for the sensitive.
Point Blank (N's) - Classic crime thriller with Lee Marvin being a total badass.
Barking Dogs Never Bite (Mine) A movie by Bong Joon-ho who is probably my favorite Korean director. He made Memories of Murder, Mother, and The Host. Barking Dogs Never Bite is a social satire and absurdly funny at times. (Mindy/Ken--it features a running kick like his other movies, too!)
Melancholia (N's) - Lyrical and occasionally baffling/frustrating. Reminded me somewhat of The Tree of Life which is one of my favorite movies of the last few years.
The Help (Mine) - Great performances but I find the white-person-solves-black-people's-problems story line somewhat problematic. I love Emma Stone in everything, though.
So that's what we've been watching lately. How about you? Seen anything you've liked?