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by | February 2, 2016 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got one of the best shows on TV right now, a bunch of classics, and some worthy foreign films, among other things. Then, we’ve also got three Oscar-nominated films available for purchase, as well as a Certified Fresh romantic comedy. Read on for the full list:


New on Netflix

 

Better Call Saul: Season 1 (2015) 97%

AMC’s follow-up to Breaking Bad follows Bob Odenkirk’s character before he became Saul Goodman, when he was still known as Jimmy McGill, a petty scammer with a clever streak who falls into some hard times and struggles to bounce back.

Available now on: Netflix


How to Steal a Million (1966) 100%

Audrey Hepburn and Peter O’Toole star in this caper comedy about a woman who hires a thief to help her rob a museum in order to preserve her wealthy father’s reputation. It makes more sense if you watch it.

Available now on: Netflix


 

Full Metal Jacket (1987) 90%

Matthew Modine and Vincent D’Onofrio star in Stanley Kubrick’s Certified Fresh Vietnam War movie takes viewers through a grueling boot camp before dropping them directly into the field of battle.

Available now on: Netflix


Charlie's Country (2013) 95%

This Australian film follows an Aboriginal man living off the land as he clashes with the authorities and attempts to reconcile with the changing world around him.

Available now on: Netflix


Stranger by the Lake (2013) 94%

Alain Guiraudie’s sexy, Certified Fresh thriller tells the tale of a man who falls for a mysterious stranger who may be involved in a murder.

Available now on: Netflix


Sand Dollars (2014) 94%

Geraldine Chaplin stars in a drama about the relationship between and older American woman and a twentysomething Dominican.

Available now on: Netflix


Waking Ned Devine (1998) 84%

This Certified Fresh comedy centers on a small Irish town at a loss for what to do when the winner of its lottery is found dead with the winning ticket in his hand.

Available now on: Netflix


The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002) 80%

Based on the animated Nickelodeon series of the same name, this Certified Fresh family film follows young Eliza Thornberry, who takes it upon herself to stop poachers from harming a herd of elephants.

Available now on: Netflix


Sin City (2005) 77%

Robert Rodriguez’s Certified Fresh adaptation of the Frank Miller comic is a dark, grisly collection of interconnected pulp fiction starring Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, and Mickey rourke, and shot with a unique visual flair.

Available now on: Netflix


Charlie's Angels (2000) 68%

Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, and Cameron Diaz play the titular special agents, who jump into action when a tech entrepreneur goes missing.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Hulu

 

You, Me and the Apocalypse: Season 1 (2015) 83%

NBC’s new comedy, about four survivors of a planetary disaster trying to accept their circumstances, is airing right now, but you can catch all the episodes on Hulu after they air.

Available now on: Hulu


New on Amazon Prime

 

Mommy (2014) 88%

This Certified Fresh drama from Montreal’s Xavier Dolan is the story of a single mother dealing with her difficult teenage son.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Man of Tai Chi (2013) 71%

Directed by and starring Keanu Reeves, Man of Tai Chi is a martial arts film about a young fighter who competes in an underground fight club.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Awkward.: Season 5 (2015) 50%

MTV’s comedy stars Ashley Rickards as an ordinary teen who goes mostly unnoticed until she suffers an accident that everyone misunderstands as a suicide attempt.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on Fandor

 

Leila (1996) 100%

This Iranian drama tells the story of a happily married woman who begins to suffer under her very traditional new mother-in-law, who demands that she bear a male child for her husband.

Available now on: Fandor


The Thief of Bagdad (1940) 100%

This influential film from 1940 — which won three Oscars, including one for its groundbreaking special effects — follows a young thief who falls in love with a princess and enlists the aid of a genie to help him win her heart. Sound familiar?

Available now on: Fandor


Red Desert (1964) 97%

Michelangelo Antonioni’s existential drama stars Monica Vitti as a troubled married woman who enters into an affair with an engineer.

Available now on: Fandor


Lola Montes (1955) 82%

German director Max Ophüls final film is a period biopic focusing on the life of the Irish dancer and courtesan and her relationship with composer Franz Liszt.

Available now on: Fandor


Equinox Flower (1958) 88%

Japanese master Yasujiro Ozu’s lighthearted drama follows a traditional father’s various emotional reactions to the news that his young daughter plans to buck tradition and choose her own husband.

Available now on: Fandor


Available to Purchase

 

Spotlight (2015) 97%

Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, and many more star in this Oscar-nominated drama about the team of Boston Globe reporters who uncovered charges of sexual abuse against the Catholic Church.

Available now on: AmazoniTunes, Vudu


Bridge of Spies (2015) 91%

In Steven Spielberg’s Certified Fresh Cold War thriller, Tom Hanks stars as an American attorney called upon to defend a Soviet agent at a trial, and who subsequently finds himself involved in a clandestine prisoner exchange between the CIA and the KGB.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes


Steve Jobs (2015) 85%

Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet star in Danny Boyle‘s Certified Fresh biopic of the Apple founder, which focuses on three of his major product launches, as well as his sometimes rocky interpersonal relations.

Available now on: AmazoniTunes, Vudu


Man Up (2015) 80%

Simon Pegg and Lake Bell star in this Certified Fresh romantic comedy about two mismatched people who end up on a date together after a case of mistaken identity.

Available now on: AmazoniTunes, Vudu