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by | January 19, 2016 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got some fan favorites on TV and film, as well as several classics, a few worthy indies, and some excellent television. Read on for the full list:


New on Netflix

 

Parks and Recreation: Season 7 (2015) 100%

The final season of NBC’s beloved workplace comedy finds Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) working as a federal parks director while her husband Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) makes a bid for Congress. If you missed it when it originally aired, you can catch up now.

Available now on: Netflix


Cartel Land (2015) 90%

This Oscar-nominated documentary examines the drug trade from both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border.

Available now on: Netflix


Meet The Patels (2015) 87%

Ravi Patel’s Certified Fresh documentary chronicles his family’s persistent attempts to find him a spouse.

Available now on: Netflix


Serenity (2005) 83%

The film follow-up to Joss Whedon’s much loved and, in the opinion of many, wrongfully cancelled sci-fi series Firefly finds the crew of the titular vessel on the run after they pick up a fugitive psychic and her brother.

Available now on: Netflix


Incompresa (Misunderstood) (2015) 80%

Asia Argento’s darkly comedic coming-of-age tale centers on a misfit child of divorce who finds solace in the companionship of her best friend and a stray cat.

Available now on: Netflix


Chau, Beyond the Lines (2015)

This Oscar-nominated documentary short follows the daily struggles of a teenage victim of Agent Orange in Vietnam who dreams of becoming an artist.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

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: Amazon Prime


New on Fandor

 

L'Atalante (1934) 100%

This classic from Jean Vigo centers on a barge captain and his new wife, who sneaks away from her jealous husband to enjoy the big city, only to find that he’s left port without her.

Available now on: Fandor


Cleo From 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7) (1961) 96%

Agnès Varda’s existential snapshot follows a young pop star as she wanders through Paris for a couple of hours while waiting to find out whether or not she has cancer.

Available now on: Fandor


Kuroneko (1968) 95%

This twisty Japanese ghost story (literally translated as “Black Cat“) from Kaneto Shindô begins with the murder of two women, whose spirits emerge to exact vengeance upon those who have wronged them.

Available now on: Fandor


Barbara (2012) 94%

This Certified Fresh Cold War thriller tells the story of an East German doctor whose escape plan to the West is complicated by a man she doesn’t fully trust

Available now on: Fandor


Grey Gardens (1975) 94%

This groundbreaking documentary by Albert and David Maysles profiles Edie Beale — aunt of Jackie Kennedy Onassis — and her daughter, also named Edie, who lived in poverty at the titular estate for decades.

Available now on: Fandor


Sans Soleil (1983) 92%

Chris Marker’s abstract philosophical documentary explores the nature of memory, layering music and poetic verse over a collage of disparate images.

Available now on: Fandor


Hannah Arendt (2013) 87%

This Certified Fresh biopic dramatizes the life of the legendary philosopher and her coverage of the trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann.

Available now on: Fandor


Available to Purchase

 

The Knick: Season 2 (2015) 97%

Clive Owen stars as a drug-addicted genius surgeon in Cinemax’s Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated period drama set at the Knickerbocker Hospital in turn-of-the-century New York. Season two was Certified Fresh with a perfect Tomatometer score.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes


Getting On: Season 3 (2015) 100%

HBO’s own medical show is an Emmy-nominated comedy starring Laurie Metcalf and Alex Borstein as a doctor and head nurse running an extended care wing in a rundown hospital.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) 98%

Disney’s first feature-length animated film is one of its most beloved and iconic fairy tales. This digital release makes a nice introduction to the Disney canon for all of you parents out there doing the iPad-as-babysitter thing.

Available now on: AmazoniTunes, Vudu


The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (2015) 94%

This Certified Fresh coming-of-age drama, based on Phoebe Gloeckner’s graphic novel of the same name, stars Bel Powley as a sexually curious 15-year-old in 1976 who begins an affair with her mother’s boyfriend.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes


Suffragette (2015) 73%

Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham-Carter star in this historical drama about the fiery campaign for women’s voting rights in Great Britain.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu


A Girl Like Her (2015) 65%

This drama follows a bullied high schooler who turns the tables on her tormenter with the help of her best friend, who secretly records evidence of the harassment.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu


Spectre (2015) 64%

The latest outing for 007 (and purportedly the last for Daniel Craig) finds Bond encountering a shadowy figure from his past as he uncovers a vast network of evil operatives.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

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