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Now Streaming: It Follows, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and More

by | June 30, 2015 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got an acclaimed indie horror film, a lighthearted sequel, and a transgender family drama available for purchase. On subscriptions services Netflix and Fandor, we’ve got a few recent films and a couple of classics. Read on for the full list:

Available for purchase

 

It Follows

96%

Maika Monroe stars as a suburban Michigan teen who becomes infected with a malevolent spirit after a sexual encounter, and it won’t stop pursuing her until she gives it to someone else — or dies.

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

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

65%

This time out, hotel managers Muriel (Maggie Smith) and Kapoor (Dev Patel) are looking to expand the business, while an American novelist (Richard Gere) takes up residence and various other occupants fall in and out of love.

Available now on: iTunes, Google Play,

52 Tuesdays

90%

This family drama centers on a transgender mother in the midst of transition whose bond with his teenage daughter is tested as they meet every Tuesday for a year and witness each other’s changes.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu

 

New on Netflix

 

Beyond the Lights

83%

Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars as a rising pop star who’s rapidly becoming disenchanted with fame. She falls hard for Kaz (Nate Parker), an off-duty police officer, after he helps her out of a jam.

Available now on: Netflix

What Happened, Miss Simone?

88%

This documentary chronicles the life of legendary American singer Nina Simone, utilizing rare footage and previously unheard recordings.

Available now on: Netflix

Advantageous

86%

In this indie sci-fi drama, a woman undergoes a risky neurological procedure in order to help secure her daughter’s future.

Available now on:

Netflix

 

New on Fandor

Othello

88%

Filmed over the course of several years, and plagued by innumeral problems, Orson Welles’ Othello is nonetheless a visually stunning, gloriously energetic take on Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

Available now on: Fandor

Three Colors: Red

100%

The concluding chapter of Krzysztof Kieslowski’s monumental Three Colors trilogy is the story of a reclusive retired judge, a lonely model, and a lost dog.

Available now on: Fandor