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Now Streaming: Interstellar, The Imitation Game, Wild, and More


by | March 17, 2015 | Comments

A lot of high profile films from last year are newly available to rent or own on streaming services this week, including Christopher Nolan’s epic space drama, the multiple Oscar-nominated biopic of Alan Turing, an outdoor adventure that netted Oscar nods for Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern, and “the first Iranian vampire western.” Then, on Netflix, there’s one of last year’s Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature, an acclaimed drama from Sweden, and more. Read on for the full list:

Interstellar (2014) 73%

In the not-too-distant future, Earth is on the verge of becoming uninhabitable. Coop (Matthew McConaughey), a former test pilot, is recruited for a risky mission to find another planet that might be able to sustain human life.

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

The Imitation Game (2014) 90%

Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley star in a biopic of the brilliant mathematician and computer pioneer Alan Turing.

Available now on: AmazoniTunes, Vudu, Google Play

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) 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: Amazon, iTunes

The Way He Looks (2014) 93%

This Brazilian import is a coming-of-age drama about a blind teenager in love.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes

Wild (2014) 88%

Based upon the bestselling memoir from Cheryl Strayed, Wild stars Reese Witherspoon as a woman reeling from the death of her mother and her recent divorce who decides to walk the entire Pacific Crest Trail by herself in an attempt to get back on track.

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

Spring (2014) 85%

Lou Taylor Pucci stars in this horror drama about an American abroad who falls for an Italian woman with a monstrous secret.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) 92%

This time out, Hiccup is all grown up and hoping to prove himself to his community. He and his dragon pal Toothless inadvertently discover a new land, where a different group of people work with dragons for a different purpose.

Available now on: Netflix

Force majeure (2014) 94%

This black comedy follows a Swedish family on a ski trip in the Alps dealing with the fallout from a powerful avalanche.

Available now on: Netflix

Life of Riley (2014) 76%

Legendary French director Alain Resnais’ final film is a drama about a group of close friends dealing with the news that one member of their circle has a terminal illness.

Available now on: Netflix

K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2012) 100%

This documentary follows four climbers who attempt to summit the notoriously challenging mountain on the 100th anniversary of a landmark expedition.

Available now on: Netflix

Moonstruck (1987) 89%

Norman Jewison’s romantic comedy about lovers in Brooklyn earned Osacar wins for Cher (Best Actress) and Olympia Dukakis (Best Supporting Actress), as well as a win in the Best Original Screenplay category.

Available now on: Amazon Prime