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Moonlight, Riverdale Season 1, Inglourious Basterds, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime This Week

by | May 23, 2017 | Comments

The major streaming services added bunch of great stuff this week, including this year’s Best Picture winner, an acclaimed new TV series from the CW, Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-winning WWII thriller, and everything ranging from a fact-based psychodrama to a horror film to popular shows from Netflix and HBO. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 3 (2017) 97%

Ellie Kemper stars in this Tina Fey-produced original Netflix comedy series about a woman trying to adjust to life in the city after being held captive in a bunker for 15 years. Season 3 is now available to stream in its entirety.

Available now on: Netflix


Inglourious Basterds (2009) 89%

Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz headline an all-star cast in Quentin Tarantino’s revisionist WWII thriller about a clever Nazi colonel who specializes in locating Jews in hiding and a team of Jewish soldiers with a ruthless reputation for exacting vengeance on the Nazis.

Available now on: Netflix


Riverdale: Season 1 (2017) 88%

The CW’s dark, winking modern-day interpretation of the classic Archie comics follows high-schooler Archie Andrews (KJ Apa) and his friends as they navigate the harsh realities of life.

Available now on: Netflix


Christine (2016) 88%

Rebecca Hall stars in this fact-based drama as Christine Chubbuck, the Florida news reporter who committed suicide on live TV in 1974.

Available now on: Netflix


The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) 78%

Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper star in a drama with three interconnected stories about the fates of two families over the course of 15 years.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

Moonlight (2016) 98%

Barry Jenkins’ multiple Oscar-winning (including Best Picture) drama follows a young man’s search for meaning as he grapples with love and comes to terms with his sexuality over three stages of his life.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Appropriate Behavior (2014) 95%

This indie comedy written and directed by (and starring) Desiree Akhavan centers on a Persian-American bixesual woman in Brooklyn trying to pick up the pieces after she’s dumped by her girlfriend.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Boardwalk Empire: Season 5 (2014) 88%

It’s been a while since HBO’s period crime drama ended, but if you never caught up with the final days of Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) — or if you never watched at all — you can catch up on all five seasons on Amazon Prime now.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015) 74%

Kiernan Shipka and Emma Roberts star in this horror film about a pair of girls who encounter a malevolent presence during a winter holiday they’re forced to spend alone at their boarding school.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on FandangoNOW

 

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) 89%

Keanu Reeves returns as the headshot-happy hitman, who is forced to honor an oath from his past and finds himself targeted by every other assassin in the process.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Raw (2016) 93%

This acclaimed French horror/dark comedy/coming-of-age film centers on a lifelong vegetarian who discovers a taste for raw meat during her first year of veterinary school.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


A United Kingdom (2016) 84%

David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike star in this fact-based drama about the international outcry that erupted after the king of Botswana married a British citizen.

Available now on: FandangoNOW