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Rogue One, Mr. Robot Season 2, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime This Week

by | July 18, 2017 | Comments

The most recent entry in the Star Wars universe and an Emmy-winning TV series come to Netflix and Amazon this week, along with a few indies, a classic drama, and a couple of fascinating documentaries. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Chasing Coral (2017) 100%

This Netflix original documentary follows the efforts of a team of scientists and filmmakers as they attempt to capture the slow depletion of coral reef systems.

Available now on: Netflix


My Scientology Movie (2015) 89%

Louis Theroux and John Dower’s documentary follows Theroux as he attempts to better understand the Church of Scientology, only to discover they’re making a film about him as well.

Available now on: Netflix


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) 84%

The first of Disney’s standalone Star Wars spinoffs stars Felicity Jones as a determined rebel who leads a motley crew of unlikely heroes in a heist to steal the plans to the Death Star and deliver them into the hands of a young Princess Leia.

Available now on: Netflix


To the Bone (2017) 70%

Lily Collins stars in Marti Noxon’s semi-autobiographical film about a young woman’s attempts to battle anorexia by checking into a group home.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

Ju Dou (1990) 100%

Zhang Yimou’s romantic drama — which earned him China’s first Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film — reunites him with Gong Li in a story about a traveling salesman who returns home and falls in love with his abusive uncle’s new wife.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


If... (1968) 90%

Malcolm McDowell made his screen debut in this Lindsay Anderson drama about a trio of British teenagers whose rebellion against the established order in their high school turns increasingly dangerous.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


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This USA Network drama follows a troubled computer engineer suffering from occasional paranoid delusions who becomes a cyber-vigilante with an underground network of hackers.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016) 74%

Wyatt Russell and Alex Karposvsky star in this comedy about longtime friends — a musician and a comedian — who reunite and decide to tour together.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on FandangoNOW

 

Colossal (2016) 81%

Anne Hathaway stars in this high concept comedy about a hard-partying woman who moves back to her hometown and discovers she is somehow directly linked to a giant monster wreaking havoc in Seoul, Korea.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Sleight (2016) 80%

Jacob Latimore stars in this drama about a young street magician who is forced to use all of his talents when his sister is kidnapped by

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Phoenix Forgotten (2017) 45%

Based on a widely reported phenomenon in 1997, this sci-fi thriller follows a trio of teens who set out to find the source of mysterious lights that appear over Phoenix one night.

Available now on: FandangoNOW