Found Object - Film noir
What your neighbors are watching
Netflix — next to ice cream the world's greatest innovation — now allows you to browse the films that residents in individual cities are watching more than other Netflix members. And, oh, how we match our stereotypes.
Atlanta's top five:
1) Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel — A drag queen gets her groove on in mid-'70s Atlanta.
2) Crackheads Gone Wild — Filmmaker Daryl Smith goes inside the drug underworld, including an Atlanta crackhouse.
3) The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till — Documentary on the Civil Rights icon.
4) Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly — A comedy special filmed before he disappeared and all that shit.
5) The Man I Love — "What gay man hasn't sat by a pool and dreamed of declaring his love to a beautiful straight boy whose Speedo fits just right?" Really: That's the blurb.
Alpharetta's top five:
1) Aladdin: The Platinum Edition — It's Alpharetta; Did you expect the silver edition?
2) Snatch — Is it that Brad Pitt speaks a Gypsy dialect that no one understands? Or that he's shirtless a lot?
3) Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius — The next best thing to playing golf is watching a movie about golf.
4) Before the Sunset — Two really beautiful criminals (Pierce Brosnan and Salma Hayek).
5) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King — Think they realize those dirty Orcs represent Republicans?