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Kubo and the Two Strings, Kevin Hart: What Now?, The BFG, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime This Week

by | April 11, 2017 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got a couple of excellent children’s movies, a comedy concert film, some excellent TV, a handful of noteworthy documentaries, and even a couple of horror films. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Documentary Now!: Season 2 (2016) 93%

Fred Armisen and Bill Hader star in IFC’s hilarious series that spoofs various documentary styles ranging from guerilla projects like Vice to esteemed films like Jiro Dreams of Sushi.

Available now on: Netflix


Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) 97%

Another stop motion animated triumph from Laika, this fantastical tale follows a young boy in Japan who accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from his past and sets out to save his family.

Available now on: Netflix


Strike a Pose (2017) 95%

This documentary  documentary reunites and catches up with the surviving dancers from Madonna‘s 1990 Blond Ambition tour.

Available now on: Netflix


Win It All (2017) 85%

Jake Johnson and Keegan-Michael Key star in Joe Swanberg’s drama about a gambler who finds himself deep in debt when he loses all the cash in a duffel bag entrusted to him for safekeeping.

Available now on: Netflix


The Get Down: Season 2 (2017) 86%

This Netflix original series produced by Baz Luhrmann and Nas centers on a group of ambitious, talented teens living in the Bronx amid the birth of hip hop in the 1970s.

Available now on: Netflix


Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016) 76%

Kevin Hart takes the stage for this comedy concert film, which chronicles the comedian’s set in front of an audience of 50,000 at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field.

Available now on: Netflix


The BFG (2016) 75%

Ruby Barnhill and Mark Rylance star in this Disney adaptation of the Roald Dahl novel about a young girl who becomes friends with a giant and helps him stop a group of other giants who eat humans.

Available now on: Netflix


The Eyes of My Mother (2016) 78%

This indie horror film centers on the immensely disturbing life led by a young woman after a shattering act of violence.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

In a World... (2013) 92%

Lake Bell stars in this romantic comedy about a movie trailer voiceover artist whose success puts her at odds with her father, the king of the industry.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) 90%

Ice Cube stars in the third installment of the Barbershop franchise, which follows the barbershop gang as they attempt to save their neighborhood from being overrun by local gangs.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


The Last Exorcism (2010) 72%

Ashley Bell stars in this found-footage horror film about a disillusioned reverend who recruits a film crew to document his final exorcism, only to be faced with true evil.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on FandangoNOW

 

Alive and Kicking (2017) 100%

This documentary examines the culture of contemporary swing dancing.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


La La Land (2016) 91%

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone star in Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical about a jazz pianist and a struggling actress who fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Toni Erdmann (2016) 93%

This offbeat comedy from Germany centers on the emotional tug-of-war that ensues when a prank-happy father inserts himself into the personal and professional life of his straight-laced businesswoman daughter.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


SHOT!: The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock (2017) 94%

This documentary takes a look at the life and career of photographer Mick Rock, who shot legends like David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Queen.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Saturday Night Fever (1977) 82%

– Director’s Cut

It’s got a killer soundtrack, a star-making performance from John Travolta…. and a narrative that’s far grittier and sadder than decades of parodies would suggest.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


The Founder (2017) 81%

Michael Keaton headlines an ensemble cast in this drama about the true story of how Ray Kroc turned McDonald’s into a household name.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Open Range (2003) 79%

Robert Duvall and Kevin Costner star in Costner’s Western about a pair of cattle herders who run afoul of a corrupt sheriff in a nearby town.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


The Void (2017) 78%

This horror film centers on the supernatural chaos that erupts after a policeman discovers a dying man and rushes him to treatment at a nearby hospital.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

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