Now Streaming

Now Streaming: Saturday Night Fever, The Professional, Tim Burton's Batman Films, And More

by | November 3, 2015 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got a ton of great selections, ranging from acclaimed television shows and classics from decades past to Certified Fresh foreign films and more recent hits. Read on for the best choices to stream this week.


New on Netflix:

 

Last Tango in Halifax: Season 3 (2015) 100%

In this touching British comedy-drama, Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid play school-day sweethearts who fall in love 60 years later, after the spouses of each have passed.

Available now on: Netflix


Güeros (2015) 92%

Mexican director Alonso Ruizpalacios made quite an impression with his debut film, which centers on three disaffected youths who attempt to track down a folk rock singer on his deathbed in their town so they can pay their respects to him.

Available now on: Netflix


Rain Man (1988) 89%

Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman star in this Best Picture-winning road comedy about a greedy hotshot and his autistic brother.

Available now on: Netflix


Saturday Night Fever (1977) 82%

It’s got a killer soundtrack, a star-making performance from John Travolta… and a narrative that’s far grittier and sadder than decades of parodies would suggest.

Available now on: Netflix


Starlet (2012) 87%

This Certified Fresh a dramedy tells the story of an unlikely friendship between an aspiring actress and a widowed octogenarian.

Available now on: Netflix


Major League (1989) 83%

Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, and Wesley Snipes star in this baseball comedy, a perennial favorite about a team of loveable losers who suddenly find a way to win.

Available now on: Netflix


Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce: Season 1 (2014) 81%

In this Certified Fresh comedy series, a famous self-help author (Lisa Edelstein) faces single life with the help of her divorced friends.

Available now on: Netflix


Addams Family Values (1993) 77%

A big step up from its predecessor, Addams Family Values is also noteworthy for containing one of the most hysterical Thanksgiving pageants in movie history.

Available now on: Netflix


Léon: The Professional (1994) 74%

Luc Besson hit his groove with this cult favorite, starring Jean Reno as a withdrawn hitman saddled with an orphaned 12-year-old (Natalie Portman) after her family is slaughtered by a corrupt cop (Gary Oldman).

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

Gods and Monsters (1998) 95%

Ian McKellen and Brendan Fraser star in this Certified Fresh drama about Hollywood director James Whale in the twilight years of his life as he befriends the handsome young gardener who tends his home.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Blancanieves (2013) 95%

This well-regarded Spanish tribute to the silent film era retells the fairy tale Snow White in black and white, focusing on a little girl in 1920s Andalucia who runs away with a troupe of traveling dwarfs.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Delicatessen (1992) 89%

Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro’s fantastical dark comedy centers on an apartment complex whose landlord is also a butcher who serves fresh — and rather unusual — meat; when a new tenant moves in and discovers the secret, he finds himself in imminent danger.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


The Descent (2006) 86%

This Scottish horror film tells the tale of six female spelunkers whose weekend cave-diving adventure turns deadly.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Batman Returns (1992) 80%

For his cold, dark sequel to Batman, Tim Burton gave audiences not one, but two empathetic, pitiable villains: The Penguin (Danny DeVito) and the Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer).

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Buffalo '66 (1998) 77%

Vincent Gallo’s moody, bizarre drama follows an obsessed Buffalo Bills fan who coerces a young woman (played by Christina Ricci) to join him as he examines the ruins of his life.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Crash (2004) 74%

Paul Haggis’ Best Picture-winning drama examines the dangers of bigotry and xenophobia in the lives of interconnected Angelenos, whose ranks include Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Terrence Howard, Brendan Fraser, and many more.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Batman (1989) 71%

One of the most hyped movies in Hollywood history, Batman found director Tim Burton jettisoning the plots (if not the dark tone) of Bob Kane’s original comics, and utilizing set designs reminiscent of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis and freakish, brooding characters similar to… well, a Tim Burton movie.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on Fandor

 

M (1931) 100%

In Fritz Lang’s influential thriller, Peter Lorre plays a child killer whose crimes have set the city on edge.

Available now on: Fandor


Eyes Without a Face (1962) 98%

Georges Franju’s classic psychological thriller is a master class in creepy atmosphere, centering on a young disfigured girl and her surgeon father’s efforts to find an appropriate replacement face for her.

Available now on: Fandor


Monsieur Verdoux (1947) 97%

One of Charlie Chaplin’s most controversial comedies, Monsiuer Verdoux stars the silent era icon as a family man who, in order to support his loved ones, takes to murdering wealthy women for their insurance money.

Available now on: Fandor


Watchers of the Sky (2015) 86%

This Certified Fresh documentary follows activists pushing for justice in the wake of mass atrocities.

Available now on: Fandor


Available for Purchase

 

Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014) 91%

In this 22-minute holiday-themed episode starring the Toy Story gang, Woody, Buzz, and friends are stranded in an unfamiliar home and face off against action figures they’ve never met before.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes


Mistress America (2015) 81%

Greta Gerwig stars in Noah Baumbach‘s comedy about a college freshman whose soon-to-be stepsister leads her on a series of adventures.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu

 

Tag Cloud

docuseries Pirates Oscars Crunchyroll sitcom latino A&E chucky indie king kong PlayStation serial killer Shudder Family 99% TV renewals australia toy story Martial Arts Action Crackle Emmys WarnerMedia unscripted satire reboot Awards 24 frames Walt Disney Pictures razzies crossover blaxploitation ViacomCBS comiccon worst movies blockbusters Toys name the review cancelled TV shows Star Wars award winner The Walking Dead First Reviews 20th Century Fox political drama miniseries CW Seed classics 2020 Film Festival Drama Turner Classic Movies Binge Guide slashers revenge Bravo hist Shondaland stoner Valentine's Day Sundance TV Mary poppins Women's History Month werewolf Interview Summer mockumentary ABC batman obituary hispanic spinoff LGBT spanish FX documentaries Mystery binge SundanceTV El Rey Animation Captain marvel kaiju E3 Tarantino FX on Hulu foreign Star Trek Vudu golden globes IFC dragons Amazon Prime Video monster movies cooking Apple Music doctor who Countdown ratings ABC Signature japanese Baby Yoda Hulu Elton John facebook psycho strong female leads Warner Bros. die hard anthology space Disney+ Disney Plus Winter TV supernatural teaser elevated horror Lionsgate Paramount Plus talk show boxing transformers Pop GLAAD Heroines Lifetime Cosplay critics USA biography Superheroes E! 21st Century Fox Television Critics Association french DC Comics hollywood deadpool First Look Reality Competition Amazon Prime Lifetime Christmas movies spanish language Character Guide Quiz The Purge SDCC CBS TBS zero dark thirty TV Land USA Network independent Tomatazos ID DC Universe Disney Plus YouTube Freeform universal monsters free movies festival stop motion fast and furious docudrama justice league Dark Horse Comics Hallmark 2021 Fox News asian-american Black Mirror Funimation MSNBC cults aliens italian FXX Calendar superman comic Esquire VH1 police drama Britbox Adult Swim Extras canceled TV shows based on movie remakes DGA MCU mission: impossible HBO cops what to watch CBS All Access HBO Max Rocky Spike PaleyFest laika Disney video video on demand The Arrangement VICE Red Carpet Pride Month Hear Us Out Awards Tour films nbcuniversal natural history BET Awards adventure toronto psychological thriller robots Creative Arts Emmys concert franchise witnail quibi Ovation a nightmare on elm street RT History harry potter Pet Sematary theme song Watching Series National Geographic Ellie Kemper halloween parents Comics on TV 007 telelvision Certified Fresh dramedy TruTV godzilla crime Grammys rt archives Avengers Nickelodeon Netflix Peacock AMC game of thrones south america Black History Month Food Network Television Academy NBC disaster Reality Christmas casting Ghostbusters Superheroe Tumblr Sundance Now renewed TV shows Sundance TCA rotten movies we love kids Winners HBO Go FOX The Walt Disney Company Mudbound crime drama Universal prank TCA Winter 2020 game show Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Showtime Arrowverse dogs CMT archives Comedy Paramount Network christmas movies social media sequel criterion BET Apple TV Plus thriller Country DirecTV cancelled Chernobyl scary movies Acorn TV CNN Sony Pictures Netflix Christmas movies Disney Channel Pixar Anna Paquin book Kids & Family Spring TV Apple TV+ true crime zombie boxoffice Starz period drama Podcast Mary Tyler Moore The Academy jurassic park The CW WGN mutant science fiction comedies Masterpiece Discovery Channel reviews ITV Comedy Central venice joker Pop TV YouTube Premium 2016 Alien worst BBC One Mary Poppins Returns indiana jones trailers movie series twilight emmy awards travel Premiere Dates pirates of the caribbean TNT Brie Larson Film screen actors guild Columbia Pictures Exclusive Video documentary PBS directors X-Men blockbuster 2017 Marvel BBC rom-coms Schedule BAFTA TLC child's play Super Bowl james bond tv talk Teen Set visit adaptation 71st Emmy Awards war Holidays fresh Trivia Epix OWN Box Office dceu diversity historical drama TIFF Cartoon Network spy thriller all-time zombies cinemax green book Holiday medical drama best TCA 2017 Amazon composers romantic comedy Endgame See It Skip It technology Spectrum Originals NYCC spider-man black 2018 Comic Book comic books breaking bad Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt women football canceled dc popular finale jamie lee curtis superhero Tubi Opinion Amazon Studios 2019 Rocketman New York Comic Con nature Stephen King cancelled television MTV scorecard Trophy Talk Year in Review television Western Best and Worst 2015 72 Emmy Awards Photos Trailer TCM Broadway BBC America ESPN Election Thanksgiving Musicals The Witch Syfy crime thriller cancelled TV series movies YouTube Red IFC Films animated Rock 4/20 sag awards 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards GoT Polls and Games YA ghosts dark ABC Family festivals Academy Awards comics Fox Searchlight RT21 Turner TV romance Musical Nat Geo Video Games Logo sequels American Society of Cinematographers Fall TV TV One hidden camera TCA Awards 45 President Travel Channel History kong Disney streaming service SXSW Infographic discovery Rom-Com politics Sneak Peek Marvel Studios singing competition anime San Diego Comic-Con GIFs Lucasfilm stand-up comedy Emmy Nominations Sci-Fi A24 rotten versus nfl spain screenings LGBTQ Horror cats Fantasy halloween tv golden globe awards Cannes Paramount children's TV cars vampires OneApp cartoon Nominations streaming Classic Film APB Hallmark Christmas movies Marathons VOD sports Marvel Television news richard e. Grant Mindy Kaling Writers Guild of America Song of Ice and Fire DC streaming service Biopics Legendary