TBB Netflix Watch: New Additions 1st – 8th May 2017

Title: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)

Format: Film
Genre: Documentary; Politics; Race
Certificate: 15
Date Added: 1st May 2017

Synopsis: Police informants, journalists, supporters and detractors contribute to this documentary look at the history of the controversial Black Panther Party.

Read TBB’s 86% #OutOf100 review here.


Title: He Even Has Your Eyes (Il a déjà tes yeux) (2016)

Format: Film (Subtitles)
Genre: Comedy; Drama; French
Certificate: PG13
Date Added: 1st May 2017

Synopsis: When French-African couple Paul and Sali discover the longed-for baby they are about to adopt is white, family chaos and confrontation ensue.

Cast: Vincent Elbaz, Lucien Jean-Baptiste, Michel Jonasz, Zabou Breitman, Aissa Maiga, Marie-Philomène Nga, Naidra Ayadi, Bass Dhem, Delphine Théodore


Title: Hollywood Shuffle (1987)

Format: Film
Genre: Comedy: Satire
Certificate: 15
Date Added: 1st May 2017

Synopsis:  wannabe actor sets out to convince Hollywood casting agents that gangstas, slaves and “Eddie Murphy types” aren’t the sum of his talents.

Cast: Robert Townsend, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans, Verda Bridges, Jesse Aragon, Sarah Kaite Coughlan, Sean Michal Flynn, Brad Sanders


Title: A Yellow Bird (2016)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama
Certificate: 15
Date Added: 1st May 2017

Synopsis:In Singapore, a homeless African ex-convict hoping to reunite with his family forms a bond with a Chinese sex worker while serving as her bodyguard.

Cast: Seema Biswas, Huang Lu, K. Rajagopal, Sivakumar Palakrishnan, Udaya Soundari, Nithiyia Rao, Indra Chandran

Title: Fire in the Blood (2012)

Format: Film
Genre: Documentary; History; Politics
Certificate: PG
Date Added: 1st May 2017

Synopsis: Filmmaker Dylan Mohan Gray delves into Africa’s AIDS crisis to put a human face on those caught in the battle over inexpensive, generic HIV drugs.

Title: Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama; Romance
Certificate: 15
Date Added: 1st May 2017

Synopsis: After coming within one question of winning a fortune on a game show, an uneducated young ‘slumdog’ is accused of cheating and arrested.

Cast: Danny Boyle, Anil Kapoor, Mahesh Manjrekar, Saurabh Shukla, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan, Ankur Vikal, Rajendranath Zutshi, Madhur Mittal, Sanchita Couhdary, Himanshu Tyagi, Irfan Khan

Title: Will to Love (2015)

Format: Film
Genre: Romance; Drama
Certificate: 15
Date Added: 2nd May 2017

Synopsis: A carefree bachelor’s life is upended when he learns that he must tie the knot before his grandfather dies in order to inherit the family fortune.

Cast: Chris Stokes, Marques Houston, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Valarie Pettiford, Black Thomas, Draya Michele, Jerome Jones, Shondrella Avery, Gary Anthony Sturgis, Marlon Yates Jr., Ryan Lefton

Title: Screwed (2011)

Format: Film
Genre: Crime; Drama; Thriller
Certificate: 18
Date Added: 4th May 2017
Channel: Netflix

Synopsis: A soldier who served a traumatic tour in Iraq gets a job as a prison guard and is drawn into a world of corruption, drug trafficking and brutality.

Cast: Noel Clarke, Andrew Shim, James D’Arcy,Frank Harper, Jamie Foreman, Kate Magowan, Reg Traviss, David Hayman, Cal MacAninch, Ray Panthaki, Doug Allen, James D’Arcy, Cal Macaninch

Title: Furious 7 (2015)

Format: Film
Genre: Crime; Drama; Thriller; Comedy
Certificate: 15
Date Added: 7th May 2017

Synopsis: A team of fast-driving outlaws has settled into normal lives, but a man with a vendetta chases them out of their complacency.

Cast: Vin Diesel,Nathalie Emmanuel; Dwayne Johnson, Djimon Hounsou, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson,Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, James Wan, Tony Jaa

Title: Hunter Gatherer (2016)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama
Certificate: 12
Date Added: 8th May 2017

Synopsis: Fresh out of prison, a middle-aged man tries to win back his true love and enlists a slow-witted new pal to help him with a harebrained business idea.

Cast: Kellee Stewart, Kevin Jackson, Andre Royo, Joshua Locy, George Sample III, Ashley Wilkerson, Antonio D. Charity, Jeanetta Arnette, Alexis DeLaRosa, Celestial


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