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Luke Cage, Transparent, Zootopia, Sicario, and More Available on Netflix and Amazon Prime

by | September 27, 2016 | Comments

This week on streaming video, Netflix is releasing a couple of original series (including one hotly anticipated Marvel show) and a lot of other notable TV, as well as one of the biggest box office and critical hits of the year, while Amazon is releasing a new season of its own Emmy-winning original series and a gripping thriller. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Easy: Season 1 (2016) 85%

This anthology series from Joe Swanberg follows a number of disparate characters living in Chicago as they attempt to navigate their complicated lives. The cast includes Orlando Bloom, Dave Franco, Malin Akerman, Marc Maron, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, among others.

Available now on: Netflix


Marvel's Luke Cage: Season 1 (2016) 90%

The latest of Marvel’s small-screen dramas centers on a Harlem man (Mike Colter) who utilizes his super strength and bulletproof skin to take down demons from his past.

Available Friday, September 30 on: Netflix


New Girl: Season 5 (2016) 100%

Season five of the popular FOX sitcom kicks off with wedding preparations for Schmidt (Jake Johnson) and Cece (Hannah Simone), but you can count on Jess (Zooey Deschanel), Nick (Jake Johnson), and Winston (Lamorne Morris) to have plenty of adorkable misadventures themselves.

Available now on: Netflix


Person of Interest: Season 5 (2016) 100%

Netflix also added the fifth and final season of this CBS sci-fi drama, starring Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson, about an ex-CIA agent who teams up with a scientist to stop crimes before they take place.

Available now on: Netflix


Zoo: Season 2 (2016) 100%

Based on the James Patterson novel of the same name, this CBS drama follows a group of people from different backgrounds who come together to investigate an unusual series of vicious animal attacks on humans around the world.

Available now on: Netflix


Zootopia (2016) 98%

Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman lead an all-star cast who lend their voices to Disney’s world of walking, talking animals, where a plucky bunny cop is forced to team up with a con artist fox to solve a missing animals case.

Available now on: Netflix


Portlandia: Season 6 (2016) %

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein star in this IFC sketch comedy series that lampoons everything from self-serious hipsters and marriage woes to social media and friendly one-upmanship.

Available now on: Netflix


Sunset Song (2015) 81%

Terence Davies‘ Certified Fresh drama centers on a young farm girl who finds independence and romance at the outset of World War I.

Available now on: Netflix


Wedding Doll (2015) 80%

This Israeli drama follows a young woman with a slight mental deficiency who falls in love, much to the chagrin of her protective mother.

Available now on: Netflix


Bones: Season 11 (2015) 100%

David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel star in this popular Fox crime procedural about an FBI agent and forensic anthropologist who work together to solve crimes.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

Transparent: Season 3 (2016) 100%

Jeffrey Tambor, Amy Landecker, Gaby Hoffman, and Jay Duplass star in this Amazon original series about the father of a dysfunctional family who announces he plans to live the rest of his life as a woman.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Sicario (2015) 92%

Emily Blunt stars in Denis Villeneuve’s Certified Fresh thriller as a tough, no-nonsense FBI agent who joins a Federal task force charged with taking on the drug cartels and soon discovers that the team leader (Josh Brolin) and his mysterious partner (Benicio Del Toro) may have a hidden agenda.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Available to Purchase

 

The Innocents (2016) 95%

This drama follows a Red Cross doctor tasked with treating a group of pregnant nuns in a Polish convent.

Available now on: Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes


Ghostbusters (2016) 73%

Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones star in Paul Feig’s contemporary reboot of the popular comedy, about a group of scientists (and one MTA worker) who band together to fight supernatural threats in New York City.

Theatrical Cut: Amazon, FandangoNOW
Extended Edition: Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes