Now Streaming

Jackie Brown, Vikings S4, Manchester by the Sea, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime This Week

by | May 9, 2017 | Comments

Unless you’re really interested in how maple syrup is made or you want to learn how to paint from Bob Ross (okay, we kinda get the appeal of the latter), there isn’t a whole lot of noteworthy new stuff on the big streaming services this week. That said, we do have a recent Oscar-winning drama, the latest season of a popular TV series, and an effective — if less frequently cited — Quentin Tarantino crime thriller, among other things. Read on for the full list.

New on Netflix


The Last Kingdom: Season 2 (2017)

This BBC period drama co-produced by Netflix takes place in 9th century England during the Viking conquest of the Anglo-Saxons and centers on a Saxon-born Viking torn between two worlds.

Available now on: Netflix

New on Amazon Prime


Manchester by the Sea (2016) 95%

Casey Affleck and Lucas Hedges star in Kenneth Lonergan’s poignant Oscar-winning drama about a man with a troubled past who returns to his hometown to help care for his nephew after his brother suddenly dies.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Night of the Living Dead (1968) 96%

George A. Romero’s iconic debut set the template for the modern zombie film, and features tight editing, realistic gore, and a sly political undercurrent.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Vikings: Season 4 (2016) 92%

Based on the legends of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok, this History Channel original drama focuses on his rise from farmer to warrior, and from raider of England and France to King of the Vikings.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Jackie Brown (1997) 87%

Pam Grier and Robert Forster lead an all-star cast in Quentin Tarantino’s adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s 1995 novel Rum Punch, about an airline stewardess who gets busted for transporting dirty cash and pits the ATF against her arms dealer boss.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

New on FandangoNOW


My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de courgette) (2017) 99%

This stop-motion animated tale — which earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature — follows an orphan who moves into a foster home and slowly learns to trust his new family.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

Get Out (2017) 99%

Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams star in Jordan Peele’s smash hit directorial debut, a thriller about a black man who’s invited to his white girlfriend’s hometown for a weekend and discovers some disturbing secrets about her family.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) 75%

Stanley Kramer’s classic comedy stars Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Mickey Rooney, Ethel Merman, and a slew of others as a collection of strangers who all set out to be the first to track down a hidden treasure.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

The Great Wall (2017) 34%

Matt Damon and Willem Dafoe star in Zhang Yimou’s fantastical action epic about a group of elite soldiers in ancient China whose sole job is to defend against the invasion of vicious monsters.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

Tag Cloud

Photos Marathons boxoffice Biopics American Society of Cinematographers TV BBC ABC Family Showtime Nominations Cosplay Lionsgate Certified Fresh war Infographic Esquire Character Guide VH1 comiccon AMC Action Oscars Rom-Com dramedy GLAAD ITV psycho Tumblr Country Superheroes Thanksgiving composers Crackle Best and Worst cats Tomatazos Reality Competition harry potter BET Red Carpet Nat Geo Disney Channel Interview Dark Horse Comics CNN Set visit Horror LGBTQ Syfy Masterpiece Music Netflix Grammys transformers Comic Book adventure historical drama TCM History discovery Food Network Amazon IFC Sundance Writers Guild of America YA Disney SDCC FOX Animation supernatural Fall TV A&E APB Sneak Peek The Arrangement CBS PaleyFest crime Mary Tyler Moore El Rey Rock BBC America Toys what to watch USA FXX diversity vampires romance Video Games Trailer serial killer 2015 NYCC First Look science fiction VICE Emmys Summer Star Trek cops X-Men Extras Universal MSNBC Valentine's Day police drama Fox News GIFs Logo social media 45 Nickelodeon Marvel Premiere Dates Sci-Fi DC Universe talk show Paramount WGN SundanceTV political drama Starz Drama Adult Swim docudrama DirecTV GoT Winners RT History Awards Mindy Kaling Cartoon Network ABC Mystery E3 2017 Hulu Pirates Trivia Year in Review Watching Series Star Wars Super Bowl TruTV based on movie TLC OWN crime thriller sitcom PBS Pop TCA 2017 Opinion Winter TV travel Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Election thriller Comedy Comedy Central Kids & Family CMT NBC TCA Bravo Musical Ghostbusters Martial Arts TNT ESPN Warner Bros. Lifetime crime drama Calendar 2016 Countdown Rocky sports politics HBO singing competition E! Ellie Kemper cinemax President Reality cooking zombie TIFF The CW MTV TV Land Freeform Schedule Musicals Teen TBS FX Polls and Games Fantasy CBS All Access DC Comics 24 frames Box Office Spring TV biography aliens Podcast technology Holidays 007 period drama