Film & TV

Lockdown movies curated just for you

Glam curates a selection of great movies to watch during the lockdown, from political thrillers, to family cartoons.

Thinking of catching up with your movie-viewing over the next seven days of lockdown? Glam Adelaide’s film team have curated a selection of movies available to stream, from kids animated features, to dark thrillers.

COMEDY

Knives Out: A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. Available on Binge. Read our review here.

Top End Wedding: Miranda Tapsell’s joyous Australian wedding comedy. Read our review here. Read our interview with Miranda and co-star Gwilym Lee here. Available on Binge.

I,Tonya   Binge. The dark but hilarious story of ice-skater, Tonya Harding’s fall from grace.

Shaun of the Dead   Binge. The cult-classic zombie comedy. Stan.

Burn After Reading   Binge

The Big Lebowski Netflix

The Wedding Singer  Stan. An old and much-loved feel-good favourite.

DRAMA

Sorry We Missed You  Binge Mike Leigh’s exploration of modern-day form of labour exploitation. Read our review here.

V For Vendetta   Binge; In a future Britain, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only as “V”, plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

Two of Us  Binge. Two older women try to carve out a relationship amidst family disapproval.  Read our review here ;

20th Century Women Binge. A young man is raised by a group of modern women in the 70s. Read our review here.

The Woman in the Window Netflix. Based on the best-selling novel, a woman stuck at home with agoraphobia witnesses a murder in the apartment across the street.

Marriage Story Netflix. Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up.

Roma Netflix. A year in the life of a middle-class family’s maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

Lion SBS on Demand. The amazing true story of an Indian-Australian man trying to find his lost birth-family. Read our review here.

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem  SBS on Demand. The affair of a married Palestinian man and a married Israeli woman in Jerusalem takes a dangerous political dimension. Read our review here.

The Bookshop SBS on Demand. In 1959 in a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop. Read our review here.

THRILLS AND SPILLS

Argo Stan. Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.

Double Indemnity   Binge. The noir-classic about two lovers planning to murder the woman’s husband, and get his insurance pay-out. From the novel by James M. Cain.

No Country for Old Men  Netflix. The Coen’s masterful take on the Cormac McCarthy novel.

Das Boot The Director’s Cut  Netflix. Check out the director’s cut of this classic.

Backdraft  Netflix. The film that spawned the series. A classic action movie about fire-fighters.

ROMANCE

Hope Springs Stan An older couple seek to spice up their relationship. Read our review here.

Notting Hill Netflix. Julia Roberts is just a girl, standing in front of Hugh Grant.

You’ve Got Mail  Netflix, Stan. Revisit this classic.

Fifty Shades of Grey  Stan. Perfect for a lockdown date-night!

Cold War SBS on Demand. In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. Read our review here.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding Binge. Another comforting classic.

KIDS/FAMILY

Paddington and Paddington 2, both on Binge. Read our review of Paddington here.

Harry Potter Netflix, Stan and Binge all offer most, if not all, of the Potter movies.

Spirited Away Neflix. The classic Studio Ghibli movie.

Minions Stan. Read our review here.

Other classic animated movies include Shrek, Chicken Run, and Kung Fu Panda, all available on Stan.

For a full list of film and TV reviews from our team, check out our dedicated section of the website here.

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