This week on streaming video, we’ve got a couple of Oscar nominees (including one particularly big one), a Bill Murray comedy, Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, and more on Netflix. Read on for details:
Eddie Redmayne stars as celebrated astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, depicted falling in love with his first wife Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones) during his years at Cambridge and gradually succumbing to ALS. James Marsh’s Certified Fresh biopic has garnered five Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Redmayne’s performance, and Best Actress for Jones’s role.
Nominated for Best Song at this year’s Oscars, Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Certified Fresh musical romance stars up-and-comer Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a pop idol who falls for a police officer (Nate Parker) assigned to her security detail.
Jon Stewart’s Certified Fresh directorial debut focuses on the real life story of Maziar Bahari (Gael Garcia Bernal), an Iranian-Canadian journalist who was imprisoned and tortured by the Iranian government for four months in 2009.
Based on the popular children’s book, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day stars Ed Oxenbould as the titular young boy who experiences misfortune after misfortune on the eve of his 12th birthday. Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner costar.
The Norwegian sleeper hit gets a sequel, and this time out, Martin (Vegar Hoel) wakes up with a cantankerous new zombie arm with a mind of its own, and he sets out to wreak vengeance upon Colonel Herzog (Ørjan Gamst).
The second season of A&E’s prequel series to Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho finds mother Bates (Vera Farmiga) doing damage control, while Norman (Freddie Highmore) deals with relationship issues and dark secrets.