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Now Streaming: The Blacklist Season Two, Cinderella, And More

by | September 15, 2015 | Comments

This week in streaming video, we’ve got a hit drama starring James Spader, a popular sitcom starring Mindy Kaling, a new variety show hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, and some intriguing indies and classics available on Fandor. For those looking to own digital copies, we’ve also got a well-regarded reimagining of a fairy tale, a teen coming-of-age drama, and another heartwarming documentary from DisneyNature. Read on for details.


New on Netflix:

 

The Blacklist: Season 2 (2014) 83%

James Spader stars in this NBC drama about a high profile criminal who turns himself in to the FBI and promises to help the agency track down some of the most dangerous criminals he has encountered in his career.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Hulu:

 

Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris: Season 1 (2015) 29%

Neil Patrick Harris hosts this variety show that features everything from sketches to hidden camera pranks to mini game shows.

Available Wednesday (9/16) on: Hulu


The Mindy Project: Season 4 (2015) 94%

Mindy Kaling stars in this sitcom of her own creation, about an ob-gyn doctor in New York trying to navigate relationship issues and balance them with her work life.

Available now on: Hulu


New on Amazon Prime:

 

Gabriel (2014) 84%

Rory Culkin stars in a pyschological thriller about a troubled young man looking for his childhood sweetheart.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on Fandor

 

No Regrets for Our Youth (1946) 100%

This early classic from the legendary Akira Kurosawa is a drama about a leftist professor whose political views make him persona non grata with the government.

Available now on: Fandor


The Spy in Black (1939) 100%

Shrouded in shadows, this spy thriller from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger stars Conrad Veidt, future Anakin Skywalker Sebastian Shaw, and former Bride of Frankestein Valerie Hobson.

Available now on: Fandor


To Be or Not to Be (1942) 96%

Jack Benny and Carole Lombard star in Ernst Lubitsch’s classic satire about an anti-Nazi theater troupe struggling for survival in the midst of World War II.

Available now on: Fandor


Blind (2014) 92%

This Norwegian psychological drama drama tells the tale of a recently-blinded novelist whose imaginative flights of fantasy quickly devolve into paranoia and fear.

Available now on: Fandor


The Exiles (1961) 89%

The Exiles combines the realism of social consciousness films with the loosely spun narrative of improvisational features to tell the true story of Native Americans adrift in a derelict neighborhood in early 1960s Los Angeles.

Available now on: Fandor


Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2013) 90%

This documentary tells the story of iconic ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq, whose career was tragically cut short when she was parylized after contracing polio.

Available now on: Fandor


Available for Purchase

 

Cinderella (2015) 83%

You probably know the story by heart, but here goes: after her aristocratic father’s tragic death, Cinderella (Lily James) is left in the care of her wicked stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her cruel stepsisters. But with the help of a fairy godmother (Helena Bonham Carter), our heroine wins the heart of a prince.

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


Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) 81%

Thomas Mann and Olivia Cooke in this Certified Fresh dramedy about a high school loner who befriends a classmate with leukemia.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


Monkey Kingdom (2015) 93%

Narrated by Tina Fey, the film follows a group of toque macaques who live in the Sri Lankan jungle near an abandoned temple, with special attention paid to a single mother and her child who are trying to fit in with their new community.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu