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Plus, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Noah, and Hot Fuzz on Netflix.

by | April 21, 2015 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got a number of Oscar nominated biopics, including Clint Eastwood’s harrowing film about Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, Ava DuVernay’s depiction of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Mike Leigh’s profile of painter J.M.W. Turner. Then, we’ve also got the Best Documentary winner centered on Edward Snowden, a Certified Fresh adventure thriller starring Jude Law, and a number of acclaimed films on Netflix. Read on for the full list.

American Sniper

72%

In Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-nominated drama, Bradley Cooper stars as Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL sniper who achieved near-legendary status for his fearlessness and shooting accuracy. But when he left the service, Kyle’s place in the world became less certain.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play

Selma

99%

Featuring an astonishing performance from David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Selma is an account of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches, where demonstrators met serious resistance at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Alabama, as well as from local and national politicians.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play

Citizenfour

97%

This Academy Award-winning documentary chronicles NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s life in exile.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play

Mr. Turner

97%

Timothy Spall as the eccentric landscape painter J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh’s latest masterpiece.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Diplomacy

94%

Director Volker Schlöndorff’s Certified Fresh historical drama is a fictional behind-the-scenes account of a Nazi plot to destroy Paris during World War II.

Available now on: iTunes

Black Sea

80%

Jude Law and Scoot McNairy in Kevin Macdonald’s thriller about a submarine crew searching the deep for rumored treasure.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

96%

This atmospheric horror film tells the story of a skateboarding vampire and her tentative love affair with a blue-collar boy in a bleak Iranian town.

Available now on: Netflix

The Babadook

98%

Writer-director Jennifer Kent’s Golden Tomato Award-winning horror film tells the deeply unnerving story a widow and her six-year-old who are bedeviled by a storybook monster.

Available now on: Netflix

Noah

76%

When Noah (Russell Crowe) has visions of an apocalyptic flood, he builds an Ark and hits the high seas, encountering some fearsome descendants of Cain along the way. Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, and Emma Watson also star.

Available now on: Netflix

Hot Fuzz

91%

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost star in the second comedy in Edgar Wright’s “Three Flavours Cornetto” trilogy as a big city cop and his small-town partner who together discover that their perfect village hides a deep dark secret.

Available now on: Netflix

Goodbye to Language

Legendary French New Wave pioneer Jean-Luc Godard is back with an atmospheric meditation on the nature of communication — in three glorious dimmensions!

Available now on: Netflix

Love Hunter

86%

Milan Mumin stars in this musical drama about a Serbian rock star-turned-NYC cabbie trying to record one more album and dealing with relationship strife.

Available now on: Netflix

Fed Up

80%

This Certified Fresh documentary makes the case that the food industry is culpable for the obesity epidemic.

Available now on: Netflix

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