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by | July 7, 2015 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got a handful of new releases — including Russell Crowe’s directorial debut — and a wealth of additions to online services like Netflix, Crackle, and Hulu. There was so much new stuff, in fact, that we did our best to pare down the selections to the most interesting and noteworthy films. Read on for the full list:

Available for purchase

 

Kung Fu Killer
75%

Donnie Yen stars in an action thriller about a wrongly-convicted martial arts instructor who’s released from prison to help police track down a killer.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


I Believe in Unicorns
89%

This coming-of-age drama centers on teenager with a vivid imagination who falls for an older boy and finds out he may not be all that he seems.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play


The Water Diviner
61%

Russell Crowe’s directorial debut is a drama about a man who searches for his sons in the aftermath of one of World War I’s bloodiest battles.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu, Google Play


10,000 km
85%

This romantic drama centers on a long-distance couple struggling to reconcile their physical separation with their careers and their desire to have a child.

Available now on: iTunes


True Story
45%

Like its title indicates, this true story stars James Franco and Jonah Hill in a drama about a disgraced NY Times reporter who discovers an accused murderer has claimed to be him after being taken into custody.

Available 7/10 in DigitalHD on: iTunes

New on Netflix

 

The Terminator
100%

A scary-looking cyborg (Arnold Schwarzenegger) travels back in time to kill a woman (Linda Hamilton) before she can give birth to the child who will grow up to lead the human resistance against an evil network of sentient machines.

Available now on: Netflix


The Day the Earth Stood Still
95%

Robert Wise’s Certified Fresh sci-fi classic tells the story of an alien being who arrives on Earth with a warning for mankind: make peace or face annihilation.

Available now on: Netflix


From Here to Eternity
91%

Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Montgomery Clift, and Frank Sinatra lead a powerhouse cast in this Certified Fresh, multiple Oscar-winning World War II romance about the lives of three soldiers stationed in Hawaii in the days leading up to the Pearl Harbor attack.

Available now on:
Netflix


Rocky I-V
94%

John G. Avildsen’s iconic, Best Picture-winning drama and its first four sequels, charting the career of the titular boxer from Philly (Sylvester Stallone), are all new to Netflix this week.

Available now on Netflix: Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V


Kung Fu Hustle
90%

Stephen Chow hit the big time with this wacky, uniquely stylized action comedy about three martial arts masters in the slums of Shanghai who defend their streets from a notorious gang.

Available now on:
Netflix


Almost Famous
89%

Cameron Crowe’s idealized self-portrait of his time as a young Rolling Stone correspondent is a funny, insightful look at the excitement and chaos surrounding a successful rock band.

Available now on:
Netflix


Pi
88%

In Darren Aronofsky’s Certified Fresh psychological thriller, a math genius stumbles upon a mysterious computer code that he believes may hold the key to understanding life.

Available now on:
Netflix


The Warriors
89%

Set in an alternate New York reality, Walter Hill’s cult classic action thriller follows a street gang as they fight through the city to make it back to their home turf after they’ve been falsely accused of murdering a charismatic gang leader.

Available now on:
Netflix


Faults
91%

Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Leland Orser star in a thriller about a troubled man who attempts to deprogram a cult member.

Available now on:
Netflix


Batman
72%

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:
Netflix

New on Crackle

 

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
95%

Steven Spielberg’s strange, moody, and ultimately brilliant sci-fi classic is an important bridge between the esoteric auteurism of the movie-brat generation and the awe-inspiring spectacle of the blockbuster era.

Available now on: Crackle


Boyz N the Hood
96%

John Singleton’s inner city coming-of-age drama stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Ice Cube as Tre and Doughboy, a pair of childhood friends who take different paths in life. Laurence Fishburne co-stars as Tre’s father, who helps steer him in the right direction.

Available now on: Crackle


American Movie
94%

Chris Smith’s Certified Fresh documentary follows the efforts of an independent filmmaker named Mark Borchardt to produce a horror movie in order to fund his own dream project.

Available now on: Crackle


Tokyo Godfathers
90%

In celebrated anime director Satoshi Kon’s holiday-themed feature, even the most broken-down, ragtag group of outcasts can find redemption in unlikely and unexpected places.

Available now on: Crackle


Easy Rider
88%

Get your motor runnin’ with this biker classic starring Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda in the movie that kickstarted the New Hollywood era.

Available now on: Crackle


House of Flying Daggers
88%

Ziyi Zhang, Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Andy Lau star in Zhang Yimou’s period martial arts classic, which features some of the most staggering costumes and fight scenes this side of Hero.

Available now on: Crackle


Darkman
84%

Sam Raimi’s love letter to comic book heroes stars Liam Neeson as the titular vigilante, covered in bandages and heavy makeup after being burned and left for dead by a ruthless mobster.

Available now on: Crackle


Night of the Creeps
74%

Zombies! Alien invaders! Creepy Crawlies! Mad slashers! Night of the Creeps has all that and more, so it’s not hard to see why this low-budget horror comedy developed a cult following.

Available now on: Crackle

New on Hulu

And finally, Hulu has just launched an entire IFC Film Collection, which is available to subscribers. You can check out the entire list here, which includes such films as The Trip, Y Tu Mamá También, Pina, The Other Woman, Super, and More.

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