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Marvel's The Defenders, Reefer Madness, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime

by | August 22, 2017 | Comments

We’ve got a pretty eclectic mix of new selections available on streaming this week, from the anticipated team-up of Netflix’s Marvel heroes to a campy anti-drug film, as well as a couple of horror flicks, a crime thriller, an indie drama, and more. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

The Good Place: Season 1 (2016) 90%

Kristen Bell and Ted Danson star in this NBC comedy about a deceased woman who suspects she may have been incorrectly admitted into an afterlife paradise and attempts to break away from her past life’s bad behavior.

Available now on: Netflix


Marvel's The Defenders: Season 1 (2017) 75%

Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist come together in this culmination of Netflix’s Marvel series, which finds the reluctant hero team facing off against otherworldly criminal organization The Hand.

Available now on: Netflix


Bad Rap (2016) 67%

This documentary charts the rise of Asian-American rappers through the lens of four performers, featuring interviews and live concert footage to share a largely unknown story.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

White Zombie (1932) 89%

Taking a breather from Count Dracula, Bela Lugosi stars as Murder Legendre, a malevolent vooodoo master, with an entourage of undead minions in this low-budget chiller from 1932.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Morvern Callar (2002) 84%

Samantha Morton stars in Lynne Ramsay’s thriller about a Scottish woman who covers up her boyfriend’s suicide, takes credit for his unpublished novel, and moves to Spain for a party lifestyle.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Felony (2014) 74%

Joel Edgerton,Tom Wilkinson, Jai Courtney, and Melissa George star in a thriller about three cops dealing with the potential fallout from a bust gone wrong.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


My Bloody Valentine 3-D (2009) 57%

Supernatural‘s Jensen Ackles stars in this grisly remake of the 1981 horror film about a psychotic coal miner who wreaks havoc upon a small town.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Reefer Madness (Tell Your Children) (Doped Youth) (1936) 46%

This campy cult classic began life as a warning against marijuana usage, insisting that a little pot will drive normal people to acts of depravity like rape, manslaughter, and suicide.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on FandangoNOW

 

The Wedding Plan (2017) 86%

This comedy from Israel centers on a woman who befuddles her friends and loved ones by refusing to cancel her wedding plans even after the groom backs out.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Megan Leavey (2017) 84%

Kate Mara stars in this inspirational true story about the bond between a Marine corporal and the K9 patrol dog she served two tours of duty with in Iraq.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Sunset Song (2016) 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: FandangoNOW


Lemon (2017) 61%

Brett Gelman and Judy Greer star in this dramedy about an actor whose fading hopes of stardom are mirrored by his less-than-satisfying family life.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Lowriders (2017) 55%

This LA-based drama co-starring Demian Bichir and Melissa Benoist follows a graffiti artist trying to pull away from his family’s history of violence.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


The Mummy (2017) 16%

Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella star in the latest iteration of Universal’s classic monster movie, in which a vengeful ancient princess awakens to wreak havoc across the world.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


All Eyez on Me (2017) 17%

Demetrius Shipp Jr., Kat Graham, and Lauren Cohan star in this chronicle of the life of influential rapper and actor Tupac Shakur.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

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