It’s a kabillion degrees outside right now the East Coast, so it’s hard to imagine doing anything outdoors for the foreseeable future. No matter! There’s lots of fun new stuff on Netflix this week!
An Invisible Sign
When a puzzling disease devastates her beloved father, math prodigy Mona Gray deals with the pain by isolating herself from the rest of the world and turning for comfort to the reliable world of mathematics. But when she later teaches math to troubled grade school kids, Mona discovers that her gift can be a route back from her long emotional exile. Marilyn Agrelo directs and Jessica Alba stars in this adaptation of the book by Aimee Bender.
A Monster in Paris
Emile and Raoul join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Bird of Paradise cabaret, an eccentric scientist and his irascible monkey to save a misunderstood monster from the city’s ruthlessly ambitious police chief.
For Richer or Poorer
New York society couple Brad and Caroline Sexton (Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley) find themselves targets of an IRS investigation. Running from the law, they discover a safe haven in the Amish community of Intercourse, Pa. Posing as long-lost relatives of local farmer Samuel Yoder (Jay O. Sanders), the Sextons must give up their glamorous ways in order to escape IRS agent Derek Lester (Larry Miller) in director Bryan Spicer’s romantic comedy.
Lab Rats: Season 1
Lab Rats focuses on the life of Leo, whose mother marries billionaire genius Davenport. He meets Adam, Bree, and Chase (Davenport’s latest projects), with whom he develops an immediate friendship.
Sigourney Weaver stars as Elaine Barrish Hammond, a former first lady and current U.S. secretary of state struggling to keep her family together while dealing with national crises and a journalist who’s determined to tear her down.
Hoping to impress his pals, snobbish Cristobal invites them to his parents’ villa, where he lords over the servants and tries to seduce a guest. But a romantic rivalry with the gardener soon unravels Cristobal’s carefully curated aristocratic image.
Attorney Miles goes toe-to-toe with his wealthy client’s ex-wife, expert gold-digger Marylin, in this battle-of-the-sexes comedy. Just when Marylin thinks she’s cinched another fortune, she’s defeated by the “Massey pre-nup” and schemes to get even.
The Ice Harvest
Unethical dim-bulb attorney Charlie Arglist embezzles $2 million from a mobster. Not content with the cash, the sleazy lawyer plans to skip town with pretty club owner Renata Crest — until the cops and townsfolk grow increasingly suspicious.
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