Who doesn't love Terrence Malick? Well, there are actually probably a lot of people who don't, but whether you love or hate the INCREDIBLY deliberate filmmaking style of America's least prolific auteur, you have to admit that he's got a great eye for breathtaking cinematography. Malick's most recent cinematic poem, Tree of Life, shot by Emmanuel Lubezki, comes out this weekend and to celebrate the occasion, Jim and Alex have dedicated Whatcha Gonna Queue to some of their favorite visually striking films. But before they get to the eye candy, they get to the regular candy: - Jim re-visits the sadly overlooked Jackie Brown, which expires from Instant on June 15 - Alex recommends the just plain sad Frownland, an indie dark comedy And in For Your Consideration, these are the films that give Jim and Alex eye boners: - Jim recommends the revisionist Western The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford shot by Roger Deakins - Alex recommends the adult fairy tale Pan's Labyrinth shot by Guillermo Navarro "Don't that picture look dusty?"
With a catalog of over 100,000 titles that's perpetuating at a rate that would make the national debt jealous, choosing what to watch from Netflix can be a wild card. Enter "Whatcha Gonna Queue" and co-hosts Jim Rohner and Alex Rabinowitz. Armed with brains saturated by pop culture and no more friends with the patience to listen to their ranting, every week these human recommendation engines highlight the best titles Netflix has to offer based on three categories: instant titles (Instant Karma), little known gems (What the @#$% is This?) and a timely theme (For Your Consideration). You don't HAVE to watch it, but then don't expect us to come to your birthday party afterward.