Now Streaming

Sausage Party, Milk, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime This Week

by | February 21, 2017 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got an Oscar-winning drama, a raunchy animated film, and a handful of smaller films on subscription services, while new titles available on FandangoNOW include a couple of Oscar nominees this year, an old Hollywood classic, a John Wayne western, and more. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Milk (2008) 93%

Sean Penn won a Best Actor Oscar and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for their work in Gus Van Sant’s biopic of slain San Francisco politician and gay rights advocate Harvey Milk.

Available now on: Netflix


Sausage Party (2016) 83%

Seth Rogen and Kristen Wiig lend their voices to this raunchy animated comedy for adults about a number of supermarket food items who suffer a crisis of faith when they realize their purpose is to be devoured by humans.

Available 2/23 on Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

Shotgun Stories (2007) 90%

This first successful collaboration between director Jeff Nichols and star Michael Shannon centers on two families linked by the same father who become bitter rivals when the father dies.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Author: The JT LeRoy Story (2016) 78%

This Certified Fresh documentary tells the story of a 40-year-old housewife who became the talk of the literary world when she penned an acclaimed but fictional autobiography under the titular pseudonym, a young male writer.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


American Teen (2008) 70%

This documentary follows five different teenagers — each of whom fits a specific high school stereotype — in a small Indiana town as they experience their senior year.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Saint Ralph (2005) 64%

This period drama centers on a 14-year-old boy in 1950s who trains to run the Boston Marathon in hopes that winning the race will miraculously pull his mother out of a coma.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on FandangoNOW

 

Sunset Boulevard (1950) 98%

One of the best movies ever made about movies, Billy Wilder’s portrait of a delusional Hollywood has-been holed up in a decaying mansion is darkly funny, deeply poignant, and features terrific performances from Gloria Swanson, William Holden, and Erich von Stroheim.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Moana (2016) 96%

Newcomer Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson lend their voices to Disney’s latest treat, about a Polynesian chieftain’s daughter who is tasked with tracking down demigod Maui in an effort to save her tribe.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Miss Hokusai (Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai) (2016) 93%

This animated biopic from Japan tells the story of 19th century artist Katsushika Ōi, whose masterfully painted portraits and erotic sketches were sold under the name of her famous father.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Shattered Glass (2003) 91%

Hayden Christensen and Peter Sarsgaard star in this drama based on true events about Stephen Glass, a promising young writer who rose quickly in the journalism world until his career was marred by scandal.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Jackie (2016) 87%

Natalie Portman stars in this portrait of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the days immediately following the assassination of JFK.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Zodiac (2007) 89%

– Director’s Cut

Jake Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey Jr. star in David Fincher’s gripping retelling of the real-life search for the notorious Zodiac serial killer who terrorized San Francisco during the 1980s. This director’s cut is five minutes longer than the theatrical release.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Hondo (1953) 86%

John Wayne and Geraldine Page star in this western about a cavalry scout who attempts to protect a frontierswoman from an impending Apache attack.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


They Call Us Monsters (2017) 81%

This documentary examines the lives of juvenile offenders in the California penal system.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


The Cooler (2003) 77%

William H. Macy and Maria Bello star in this drama about an unlucky gambler in severe debt whose luck starts to change when he meets an alluring cocktail waitress.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


XX (2017) 69%

This horror anthology film includes four stories all directed by women — including Karyn Kusama and Annie Clark (aka singer/songwriter St. Vincent) — framed by stop-motion animated segments.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


True Blood 70%

Alan Ball’s supernatural HBO drama, based on the books by Charlaine Harris, imagines a world in which vampires are out in the open and in conflict with each other about whether to live in peace with humans or to prey on them.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

Tag Cloud

Creative Arts Emmys Tumblr Schedule Esquire Epix dramedy Adult Swim talk show Fall TV crime drama true crime toy story Comics on TV IFC Films Awards Tour Disney aliens green book dragons Reality SXSW finale Polls and Games FXX E3 GLAAD police drama San Diego Comic-Con spinoff Box Office Cosplay Nominations Mindy Kaling Disney Channel Animation Best and Worst FOX NBC The Arrangement ABC Song of Ice and Fire Superheroe Starz casting Pixar ABC Family YA Showtime justice league Action spy thriller Infographic Emmys GoT Super Bowl DC Comics CW Seed comiccon 2019 political drama Nickelodeon Mary Tyler Moore Sci-Fi Writers Guild of America Fox News zero dark thirty Music Certified Fresh 24 frames Women's History Month PaleyFest SDCC CNN X-Men Drama Sundance Walt Disney Pictures what to watch Musicals Podcast Warner Bros. Heroines NYCC TNT Vudu Red Carpet Election MTV Logo Comic Book Watching Series Captain marvel VH1 golden globes Fantasy Tomatazos Ghostbusters politics blaxploitation Tarantino Ellie Kemper technology Set visit AMC cops Sneak Peek BET Calendar spider-man transformers ratings 20th Century Fox TV Land crime thriller award winner Chilling Adventures of Sabrina A&E Pet Sematary BBC MSNBC diversity TCM CBS Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt American Society of Cinematographers History Britbox mockumentary Awards social media Trophy Talk El Rey Winners Pirates Film Festival IFC Ovation Rom-Com LGBT Sundance Now Trivia Stephen King anime crossover nature space Western psycho YouTube Red sequel 007 Superheroes Biopics USA Network Black Mirror Photos Rocky Rocketman Brie Larson Winter TV The CW unscripted 2016 based on movie Marvel facebook Anna Paquin DC streaming service Mystery HBO Spectrum Originals TBS dceu supernatural Mary poppins Lucasfilm cooking elevated horror Shondaland VICE Mary Poppins Returns doctor who psychological thriller Grammys Comedy Central miniseries Syfy Horror OWN Star Trek disaster Video Games Toys singing competition National Geographic E! sports GIFs TV WarnerMedia Holidays Food Network TIFF Acorn TV Nat Geo Paramount Christmas President MCU Columbia Pictures DGA natural history anthology Masterpiece TruTV Crackle Shudder festivals cats thriller biography Amazon Prime First Look cinemax Interview HBO Max theme song FX adventure Pride Month See It Skip It SundanceTV serial killer Dark Horse Comics PBS USA YouTube Premium binge DirecTV Bravo CBS All Access Emmy Nominations medical drama Universal 2018 BBC America Musical teaser war harry potter Sony Pictures Character Guide game show Spike Lifetime comic witnail 2017 TCA Trailer New York Comic Con composers WGN boxoffice Countdown romance Rock Lionsgate Pop Mudbound ESPN discovery travel TCA 2017 dc The Witch historical drama RT21 RT History Comedy Paramount Network Quiz 2015 Chernobyl TLC Amazon Country Freeform zombie Valentine's Day hist period drama adaptation 21st Century Fox Marathons animated zombies richard e. Grant Oscars ITV robots science fiction Thanksgiving LGBTQ streaming Cannes television Year in Review Spring TV crime CMT Kids & Family vampires Elton John Star Wars Premiere Dates 45 Apple Martial Arts mutant jamie lee curtis Reality Competition Summer Hulu Cartoon Network sitcom Extras Teen DC Universe Netflix cults strong female leads APB Opinion docudrama