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by | July 14, 2015 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got an acclaimed adaptation of a Thomas Hardy novel, the second season of a hit HBO comedy, and a brand new cut of a recent blockbuster, all available for purchase. On the subscription front, Netflix adds a recent film and a new TV season, while Fandor showcases five films from influential American director John Cassavetes. Read on for the full list:

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X-Men: Days of Future Past – The Rogue Cut

90%

This time out, the Mutants go back in time to prevent an assassination that, if it’s carried out, will lead to the creation of a new weapons system that threatens the existence of the X-Men — and potentially, all of humanity. “The Rogue Cut” features 17 more minutes of footage removed from the theatrical cut of the film.

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

Far from the Madding Crowd

85%

Carey Mulligan, Tom Sturridge, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Michael Sheen star in Thomas Vinterberg’s Certified Fresh adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic novel.

Available now on: iTunes, Google Play

Silicon Valley – Season Two

Mike Judge’s hit HBO comedy centers on a group of entrepreneurs trying to make it in Northern California’s infamous tech industry.

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

 

New on Netflix

Wild Canaries

83%

Alia Shawkat and Jason Ritter star in a screwball comedy about a group of friends who investigate the death of an elderly neighbor.

Available now on: Netflix

Witches of East End – Season Two

Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, and Rachel Boston star in Lifetime’s drama about an artist and her two daughters, all of whom possess unusual supernatural gifts.

Available now on: Netflix

 

New on Fandor

Shadows

100%

John Cassavetes’ loose, jazz-infused snapshot of the loves and pains of New York City hipsters blazed a trail for independent cinema to come.

Available now on: Fandor

Opening Night

96%

In the second Cassavetes film from Fandor this week, Gena Rowlands gives a startling performance as an actress in the midst of a personal crisis.

Available now on: Fandor

A Woman Under the Influence

89%

Gena Rowlands and Peter Falk star in John Cassavetes’ searing drama about a blue collar family wracked by madness and shame.

Available now on: Fandor

Faces

84%

Gena Rowlands, John Marley, Lynn Carlin, and Seymour Cassel deliver intense, raw performances in Cassavetes’ drama about a disintegrating marriage.

Available now on: Fandor

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

79%

In the final John Cassavetes film of the week, Ben Gazzara and Seymour Cassel star in a gritty noir about a nightclub owner who agrees to murder a bookie to repay a mob debt, only to find out he’s been set up.

Available now on: Fandor

Hester Street

79%

This portrait of Jewish immigrants in 1890s New York earned Carol Kane a Best Actress Oscar nomination.

Available now on: Fandor