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Anna Lore and Steve Zaragoza in 'Frankenstein M.D.'

This month, Netflix released Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s documentary series Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey following its popular primetime run this summer. “This program is a challenge to those who think we already know enough and who turn their backs on science,” writes The New York Times’ Neil Genzlinger. You can read the full review here.

Netflix also released The Nut Job, an animated kids’ film following the antics of the selfish squirrel, Surly, as he attempts to right wrongs, help his friends, and steal a whole bunch of nuts. You can read our review of the film here.

Both Netflix and Amazon Prime subscribers can treat themselves to a Rocky movie marathon now that both services have added all six films to instant streaming. Our most recent Rocky review is here.

The creators of Emmy award-winning web series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, a modern take on Pride and Prejudice, are expanding their remake repertoire with Frankenstein, M.D., a semi-educational web show hosted by soon-to-be real doctor Victoria Frankenstein. New episodes air Tuesdays and Fridays on the PBS Digital Studios YouTube channel, and you can read an early review of the series here.

Jessica Gibson is a fall intern with Christianity Today Movies and an undergraduate at The King’s College in New York City.

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Alissa Wilkinson
Alissa Wilkinson is Christianity Today's chief film critic and assistant professor of English and humanities at The King's College in New York City. She lives in Brooklyn.
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