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by | August 4, 2015 | Comments

New this week to streaming video, we have new original series from Hulu and Netflix, an Academy Awards’ Best Picture winner, a handful of Criterion movies from 1966, and plenty of Certified Fresh choices. Read on for details:


Available for purchase:

 

Man from Reno (2015) 95%

Set in an especially ominous San Francisco, this thriller follows a mystery writer who stumbles into a strange missing persons case.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu


WYRMWOOD: Road Of The Dead (2015) 81%

Zombies ravage the Australian Outback in this gory action flick, which pays homage Mad Max and other Oz-sploitation classics.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes


The Dead Lands (2015) 69%

This adventure film tells the tale of a Maori warrior who seeks to avenge his father’s murder and stave off an attack from a rival tribe.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu


New on Hulu:

 

Difficult People: Season 1 (2015) 88%

Misanthropic standup comedians and BFFs hang out and make fun of their fellow New Yorkers in this Hulu original series. Series premiere on August 5th.

Available now on: Hulu


New on Netflix:

 

The Hurt Locker (2009) 97%

Kathryn Bigelow’s Certified Fresh, Best Picture-winning Iraq War drama tells the tale of  three explosives experts charged with disarming and disposing of the homemade bombs.

Available now on: Netflix


Three Kings (1999) 94%

David O. Russell Gulf War heist picture follows a trio of U.S. Army Reservists (George Clooney, Ice Cube, and Mark Wahlberg) who find a map that leads them to a stash of plundered Kuwaiti gold.

Available now on: Netflix


Lassie (2006) 93%

Peter O’Toole, Samantha Morton, and Peter Dinklage star in this Certified Fresh family adventure about a collie who undertakes an epic journey to reunite with her previous owners.

Available now on: Netflix


Casting By (2013) 94%

This documentary offers an inside look at the world of Hollywood casting directors.

Available now on: Netflix


Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015) 93%

Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, and many more team up for this prequel/reboot of the 2001 cult comedy about a summer camp in Maine.

Available now on: Netflix


The Way (2011) 83%

Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen in this Certified Fresh dramedy about a man who treks across France in tribute to his late son.

Available now on: Netflix


Von Ryan's Express (1965) 89%

Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard team up to liberate a group of British soldiers from a German POW camp in this action-packed World War II thriller.

Available now on: Netflix


The Skeleton Twins (2014) 86%

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader star in this Certified Fresh dramedy about estranged twins who reunite as both are in the midst of personal problems.

Available now on: Netflix


Dear Frankie (2005) 81%

Gerard Butler stars as an anonymous seaman who agrees to help a single mother (Emily Mortimer) preserve the long-running lie that her son’s father is a sailor on a ship that just happens to be docking in town.

Available now on: Netflix


Marvin's Room (1996) 84%

Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Robert De Niro star in this Certified Fresh drama about estranged sisters who try to mend fences whell illness strikes their loved ones.

Available now on: Netflix


Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012) 76%

The film follows Perry on her “California Dreams” world tour, capturing her eye-popping stage show as well as archival footage of her younger days and glimpses of backstage drama.

Available now on: Netflix


Top Secret! (1984) 77%

How silly can you get? Val Kilmer is Nick Rivers, a vapid American rock star on a goodwill tour of the Soviet bloc in Zucker-Abraham-Zucker’s classic spoof of spy movies and Elvis musicals.

Available now on: Netflix


Quills (2000) 75%

Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Michael Caine, and Joaquin Phoenix star in this biopic about the Marquis de Sade.

Available now on: Netflix


Fletch (1985) 77%

This comic murder mystery still stands as one of the best big-screen vehicles for Chevy Chase’s brand of smug silliness.

Available now on: Netflix


My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) 73%

In this romantic comedy, Dermot Mulroney is caught in the middle of a romantic tug-of-war between his longtime restaurant critic pal (Julia Roberts) and his 20-year-old fiancee (Cameron Diaz).

Available now on: Netflix


Starship Troopers (1997) 65%

Paul Verhoeven directed this cult favorite, a slyly satirical sci-fi action flick about an alien insect invasion.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Fandor:

 

Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) 100%

Robert Bresson’s masterpiece is a devastating look at man’s inhumaity to man, as witnessed by an oft-mistreated donkey.

Available now on: Fandor


Ostre Sledované Vlaky (Closely Watched Trains) (1966) 100%

This coming-of-age drama about a lovelorn station guard classic of the Czech New Wave.

Available now on: Fandor


Violence at Noon (1966) 100%

Nagisa Oshima tells the story of a murderer and rapist — and the people affected by his crimes — in this disturbing, formally inventive classic.

Available now on: Fandor


The Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri) (1967) 99%

This riveting look at the French occupation of Algeria recreates the tumultuous late-1950s-early-1960s conflict so remarkably that you won’t believe it isn’t a contemporary newscast.

Available now on: Fandor


Masculin Feminin (1966) 95%

Jean-Pierre Léaud and Chantal Goya star in Jean-Luc Godard’s French New Wave classic, whic is stuffed with ideas about politics, pop culture, and the battle of the sexes.

Available now on: Fandor


Persona (1966) 90%

Ingmar Bergman’s haunting, hypnotic Persona explores the fluidity of human existence. Liv Ullman plays Elizabeth, an actress who has suffered an onstage breakdown; she refuses to speak, and is cared for by Alma (Bibi Andersson).

Available now on: Fandor

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