The Last of the Netflix Streaming Releases for September

Here are the last of September releases but don’t despair because October’s dump of catalog titles is right behind.

Anime: The Devil is a Part-Timer!


Classic: Suddenly

Comedy: Alfie (2004), The Wedding Video, Bad Grandpa (R and Unrated cuts)

Hoop Dreams

Documentary: Free the Mind, Hoop Dreams, Print the Legend, Indy 500: The Inside Line, Lethal Force, Oceana Air Show

A Room with a View

Drama: My Name is Joe, A Room with a View, The Conspirator, Five Dances, Lullaby

Family: A Fine Step

Fantasy & Science Fiction: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Foreign: Dragonwolf, On My Way

Horror: The Chair

Television: Make Me Human, China Revealed, Crazy Land, Hillbilly Blood, and new episodes of How I Met Your Mother, The Walking Dead, Parks and Recreation, and Comic Book Men

Thriller: Eternal Revenge, The Girl on the Train, The Double (2013)

Roger Ebert’s Top Picks on Netflix

Life Itself

As part of an article on the Roger Ebert documentary, Life Itself, Entertainment Weekly published a list of Ebert’s top movie for each year from 1967 through 2012. Here are the seven from that list streaming on Netflix:

Five Easy Pieces (1970) – Rated R

“A promising concert pianist chucks it all to work on an oil rig but returns home to face the family he left behind when he learns his father is ill.”

Three Women (1977) – Rated PG

Co-workers Pinky and Millie find their unusual friendship turns strangely eerie when they become roommates and begin to change in unexpected ways.

An Unmarried Woman (1978) – Rated R

Jill Clayburgh received an Oscar nod for her poignant portrayal of a woman dealing with the dissolution of her marriage in this groundbreaking drama.”

Apocalypse Now (1979) – Rated R

During the Vietnam War, Capt. Willard is sent to Cambodia on a top-secret mission to terminate Col. Kurtz, who’s gone completely insane.

Sophie’s Choice (1982) – Rated R

Stingo shares a Brooklyn boarding house with Polish émigré Sophie and her mercurial lover, a union unsettled by violent behavior.”

Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams (1994) – Rated PG-13

Two of Chicago’s top high school basketball prospects face pressure on and off the court in this iconic documentary about sports, family and race.


Fargo (1996) – Rated R

When a car dealer conspires with dim-bulb criminals to kidnap his wife for a hefty ransom, a folksy — and pregnant — police chief is on the case.”