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Queen of Katwe, The Secret Life of Pets, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime This Week

by | April 25, 2017 | Comments

Pickings are somewhat slim this week on streaming, but we still have some good choices, including an inspirational drama from Disney, a fun animated film, some noteworthy new TV, and a Christopher Nolan thriller. See below for the full list.

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Queen of Katwe (2016) 93%

Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo star in Mira Nair’s inspirational tale based on a true story about a chess prodigy who is discovered in a Ugandan slum and nurtured to become a champion.

Available now on: Netflix

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1 (2017) 78%

In this Netflix original series, the one-time “Science Guy” explores various topics related to science along with a panel of experts and celebrities.

Available now on: Netflix

The Prestige (2006) 75%

Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman star in Christopher Nolan’s mystery about a pair of rival 19th century illusionists who go to extreme lengths to outdo each other.

Available now on: Netflix

The Secret Life of Pets (2016) 74%

Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart lead an ensemble voice cast in this animated tale about a jealous Jack Russell terrier who must befriend his owner’s new dog when the two of them find themselves stuck in the streets.

Available now on: Netflix

New on Amazon Prime


Bosch: Season 3 (2017) 100%

Titus Welliver returns in Amazon’s original drama about a relentless homicide detective attempting to balance his dedication to his job with his own troubled life.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

New on FandangoNOW


We Are X (2016) 78%

This documentary offers a look at the wildly popular band X Japan on the eve of a long-awaited reunion.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

Fifty Shades Darker (2017) 10%

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in the second installment of the Fifty Shades series, which finds Christian attempting to compromise in order to continue his relationship with Anastasia. For those of you looking for an extra steamy evening, there’s also an unrated version available.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

Rings (2017) 7%

Samara and her evil videotape are back to terrorize a new group of unfortunate victims, but this time, one of them discovers that there is a movie inside the cursed movie that nobody’s seen before. Yikes?

Available now on: FandangoNOW

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