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Now Streaming: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Sacrament, and More

by | August 19, 2014 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got a big Marvel blockbuster sequel, a biopic of a Star Trek star-turned-social media icon, Ti West’s latest horror flick, and a sports drama starring Kevin Costner. On top of that Netflix has some decent new choices, including a WWII survival story, a well-received home invasion thriller, and the complete series of a popular CBS cop show. Read on for details:

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

90%

This time out, Captain America (Chris Evans) is working undercover for S.H.I.EL.D., but quickly discovers that the organization is far more secretive than he suspected. Meanwhile, a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Soldier is on the loose — and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) seems to know more about his identity than she’s telling.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Toy Story of Terror!

94%

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen are joined by Michael Keaton and Kristen Schaal in this made-for TV animated special from Pixar.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes

To Be Takei

90%

This documentary tells the remarkable life story of the Star Trek star, and features interviews with William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Howard Stern, and many more.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu

The Sacrament

64%

A journalist’s search for his missing sister leads him to a mysterious religious community in this indie horror flick from Ti West.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Draft Day

60%

Kevin Costner stars as Cleveland Browns general manager Sonny Weaver, who’s tasked with rebuilding the team after another losing season. But Sonny’s not just worried about the Browns’ roster — he’s got a host of family issues to deal with as well.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Middle of Nowhere

88%

Emayatzy Corinealdi and David Oyelowo star in this Certified Fresh drama about a promising med student whose life is turned upside down when her husband lands in prison for eight years.

Available now on: Netflix

Teenage

77%

Composed of both reenactments and archival footage, Matt Wolf’s Certified Fresh documentary explores the emergence of the modern “teenager” over the course of the last century.

Available now on: Netflix

The Way Back

74%

Jim Sturgess, Colin Farrell, and Ed Harris star as three escapees of a Soviet gulag who undertake a treacherous journey for freedom in Peter Weir’s World War II adventure film.

Available now on: Netflix

You’re Next

79%

A family get-together at a remote country estate is interrupted by a band of masked, crossbow-wielding psychos, who proceed to pick off the house’s inhabitants — that is, until one of them fights back.

Available now on: Netflix

Criminal Minds: Seasons 1-9

Joe Mantegna, Shemar Moore, and Matthew Gray Gubler starred in CBS’ long-running FBI procedural, which is now available for streaming in its entirety.

Available now on: Netflix

Great Expectations

68%

Jeremy Irvine and Helena Bonham Carter star in a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel from director Mike Newell.

Available now on: Netflix