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Now Streaming: The Boxtrolls, The Drop, and More

by | December 23, 2014 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got a stop-motion animated film from the people who brought you Coraline and ParaNorman, a Certified Fresh crime thriller starring Tom Hardy, and a couple of uplifting stories from the UK. Then we’ve got a pair of noteworthy new choices on Netflix. Read on for the full list:

The Boxtrolls

78%

The titular creatures are kindly, goofy monsters that have raised a little boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) as one of their own. But the nefarious Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley) wants to wipe out the Boxtrolls for personal gain, so it’s up to Eggs and his new friend Winnie (Elle Fanning) to stop him.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play

The Drop

89%

Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and the late, great James Gandolfini star in this Certified Fresh crime drama about a late-night robbery that stirs up trouble within the neighborhood demimonde.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play

Pride

92%

Based on a true story, Pride stars Bill Nighy and Imelda Staunton in a dramedy about a group of striking miners whose efforts are aided by a group of gay and lesbian activists.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes

Ways to Live Forever

83%

Based on the novel of the same name by Sally Nicholls, this drama centers on a science-minded boy with terminal leukemia who sets out to accomplish and investigate a series of curious items he’s compiled in a list.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

The Honorable Woman: Season One

Maggie Gyllenhaal gives an electrifying performance in this slow-burning spy series, set within the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Available now on: Netflix

The Trip to Italy

87%

In this sequel to The Trip, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are two old friends who hit the road in order to samplie culinary delights and talk about life.

Available now on: Netflix