Ginnifer Goodwin

Now Streaming: CT In The Movies

Now Streaming: CT In The Movies

In this age of instant cinematic gratification, you can log on to Netflix, push the "play" icon, and watch … your own backyard.

The Netflix offerings that you can "Watch Instantly" span the globe, the entire history of moviemaking, and every conceivable film genre. Let's concentrate on Connectictut for a minute. Dozens of movies made in the Nutmeg state are on Netflix, streaming as smoothly as the Connecticut River.

Hollywood comes to Connecticut for the scenery, or for easily grasped symbols of class, privilege and intellectualism. Very few major motion pictures have actually delved into the state's history. The best-known one that has is doubtlessly...