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Now Streaming: The X-Files, Fear the Walking Dead, Fargo, And More

by | January 26, 2016 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got some popular television, a few contemporary favorites, a few iconic classics, and more. Read on for the full list:


New on Hulu

 

The 100: Season 3 (2016) 83%

The CW’s sci-fi drama follows a group of imprisoned teens who are returned to Earth from a space station, years after the planet has been devastated by nuclear war. The season three premiere is now streamable on Hulu.

Available now on: Hulu


Fear the Walking Dead: Season 1 (2015) 76%

AMC’s Certified Fresh spinoff from its popular series focuses on a dysfunctional family’s attempts to survive the early days of the zombie apocalypse. The season one pilot is available to watch on RT now, and the entire season is on Hulu.

Available now on: Hulu


The X-Files: Season 10 (2016) 64%

Mulder and Scully are back! The new six-episode arc of The X-Files reunites the two former partners to investigate new conspiracies. The season ten premiere is online now and available to stream.

Available now on: Hulu


New on Amazon Prime

 

Fargo (1996) 94%

The Coen brothers’ Certified Fresh Best Picture winner — which inspired the acclaimed TV series of the same name — stars William H. Macy as a put-upon car salesman whose ill-advised plot to have his wife kidnapped goes woefully awry.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Sabrina (1954) 93%

Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, and William Holden star in this Billy Wilder classic about a pair of brothers who compete for the affections for their chauffeur’s daughter.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Six Degrees of Separation (1993) 88%

Will Smith stars in this drama about a young con man who inserts himself into the lives of an aging wealthy couple by posing as close friend of their children.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Mercy Street: Season 1 (2016) 73%

Josh Radnor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead star in PBS’s period drama about a pair of Civil War nurses who must learn to put their loyalties aside when they’re forced to work together in a makeshift hospital during the war.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on Netflix

 

Drone (2014) 94%

This documentary explores the ethics of drone warfare from the perspectives of the pilots and those on the ground who have experienced the effects firsthand.

Available now on: Netflix


Turbo Kid (2015) 91%

Set in an alternate universe’s post-apocalyptic 1997, this Certified Fresh throwback to cheesy 1980s action films follows a BMX-riding teen who teams up with an odd, abandoned young woman to take down a local crime lord.

Available now on: Netflix


From Dusk Till Dawn: Season 2 (2015) --

Based on the Robert Rodriguez film of the same name, this supernatural El Rey Network action series follows a pair of fugitives who cross the border into Mexico and find themselves trapped in a strip club populated by vampires.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Fandor

 

Seven Samurai (1954) 100%

Akira Kurosawa’s influential masterpiece tells the story of a handful of rōnin samurai who are hired by a small town to protect them from pillaging bandits.

Available now on: Fandor


The Wages of Fear (1953) 100%

Henri-Georges Clouzot’s drama follows four men of varying nationalities who are stuck in Mexico and answer an oil company’s call for drivers to transport dangerous chemicals across a hazardous terrain.

Available now on: Fandor


Solaris (1972) 92%

Andrei Tarkovsky’s sci-fi drama centers on a psychologist who is sent to a remote space station to investigate a mysterious death and the deteriorating mental states of the remaining crew, only to discover something more ominous.

Available now on: Fandor


The Virgin Spring (1959) 87%

Ingmar Bergman’s dark, moralistic drama centers on a group of thugs who rape a young woman in the woods, then continue on their way and unknowingly arrive at her home, where they face the wrath of her father.

Available now on: Fandor


Available to Purchase

 

The Assassin (2015) 80%

Nominated for several critics awards this year — and a BAFTA — Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s Certified Fresh period martial arts drama stars Shu Qi as an assassin conflicted about her profession who is ordered to kill someone from her romantic past.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu


Crimson Peak (2015) 73%

Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, and Jessica Chastain star in Guillermo Del Toro’s visually impressive gothic supernatural drama about an aspiring American writer who is whisked away by a dashing baronet to a creaky old English mansion, where specters begin to appear to her.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


Truth (2015) 63%

Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford star in this political drama about Dan Rather’s final days as CBS news anchor and the election-related controversy that blemished the end of his career in 2004.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu