Newswire: Forget the fireworks—all of Albert Brooks’ movies are coming to Netflix

Not all of us are built for fireworks: they’re loud, they’re gaudy, and they encourage people to recklessly look at the sky. Sometimes you just want to tune out all the flashy explosions and savory barbecues of a big holiday weekend, and tuck into a well-crafted comedy about the failings of the human animal instead. Few directors of the 20th century tapped into or poked fun at those modern anxieties as well as Albert Brooks—an opinion you can now confirm for yourself, thanks to Netflix. The streaming service has announced that it’s acquired the streaming rights to all seven films directed by the celebrated comic and Simpsons guest star, and that they’ll all be available in its library starting tomorrow.

And while the quality of Brooks’ output has undeniably diminished as the years have progressed—don’t skip a pool party to watch The Muse …

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