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by | March 11, 2014 | Comments

This week in streaming video, our list is headlined by a couple of Oscar nominees, followed by a highly anticipated Will Ferrel comedy sequel, a biopic featuring an acclaimed performance by Idris Elba, and a little something for fans of the Avengers. Netflix and Amazon Prime also offer a few nice choices, including a sleeper indie hit and the film that Philip Seymour Hoffman won a Best Actor Oscar for. Read on for details:

American Hustle


Bradley Cooper stars as Richie, an FBI agent who busts Irving (Christian Bale) and Sydney (Amy Adams) for low-level grifting and subsequently enlists them, along with Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence), for a sting operation designed to ensnare corrupt New Jersey politicians.

Available now on: Amazon, Vudu, iTunes

Inside Llewyn Davis


Haunted by the death of his singing partner, Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is in the midst of a personal and professional slump; he has little money, no permanent address, a shortage of gigs, and a knack for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

Available now on: Amazon, Vudu, iTunes

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues


It’s the 1980s, and Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) and his old Channel 4 pals have been hired by a new 24-hour news network. Eschewing hard news, they focus on the sensational and the absurd — and garner big ratings in the process.

Available now on: Amazon, Vudu, iTunes

Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher

For those who can’t get enough of the Avengers, here’s an animated feature starring Black Widow, Punisher, and a few of the bigger-name Marvel heroes.

Available now on: Amazon, Vudu, iTunes

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom


Based upon Mandela’s autobiography, the film follows the South African political leader’s life from his early activism to his time in prison to his election to president in the first post-Apartheid elections.

Available now on: Amazon, Vudu,

Amazon, Vudu, iTunes

The Station Agent


Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, and Bobby Cannavale star in this indie hit about a trio of loners who form an unlikely friendship.

Available now on: Netflix

Dirty Pretty Things


Stephen Frears directs, and Chiwetel Ejiofor and Audrey Tautou star, in this drama about illegal immigrants living in London who get caught up in some shady business.

Available now on: Netflix



Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar for his portrayal of the eponymous author and the creation of his masterpiece, the new journalism classic In Cold Blood.

Available now on: Amazon Prime