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Shaun the Sheep and The Get Down Available on Hulu and Netflix This Week

by | August 9, 2016 | Comments

Though we’ve got a good number of acclaimed movies newly available to stream this week, you’re not likely to have heard of all of them. That said, we do have a well-received animated film from Aardman and an anticipated new Netflix original series. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Parched (2015) 86%

This upbeat drama follows four women in a remote Indian village attempting to navigate the complicated sexual politics of their culture.

Available now on: Netflix


Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015) 94%

Set on a Lakota reservation in South Dakota, this drama centers on a boy who dreams of escaping his life in search of a better one but meets difficulty along the way.

Available now on: Netflix


The Confirmation (2016) 91%

Clive Owen and Maria Bello star in this comedy about a divorced carpenter who embarks on an adventure with his son when his prized toolbox is stolen.

Available now on: Netflix


The Get Down: Season 1 (2016) 77%

This Netflix original series produced by Baz Luhrmann and Nas centers on a group of ambitious, talented teens living in the Bronx amid the birth of hip hop in the 1970s. The first six episodes drop on Friday, August 12.

Available 8/12 on: Netflix


New on Hulu

 

Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015) 99%

In this stop-motion comedy from Aardman, Shaun the Sheep encourages the rest of his flock to take a day off, which eventually leads to the disappearance of their owner into the big city.

Available now on: Hulu


New on Amazon Prime

 

Big Men (2013) 100%

This documentary offers a harrowing inside look at an American company’s efforts to drill for oil off the coast of Ghana.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Cropsey (2009) 91%

This Certified Fresh documentary tells the chilling tale of a Long Island child killer that many assumed was an urban legend.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


The Club (2015) 88%

This Certified Fresh drama from Chile is the story of four exiled priests and a nun who are confronted by their past secrets when another priest appears and causes a stir.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


2 Days in Paris (2007) 88%

Julie Delpy and Adam Goldberg star in Delpy’s Certified Fresh directorial debut about a dysfunctional couple trying to keep it together at the tail end of a vacation trip.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Available to Purchase

 

Weiner (2016) 97%

This Certified Fresh documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at former congressman Anthony Weiner’s famously troubled campaign for Mayor of New York City.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes


The Nice Guys (2016) 91%

Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling star in Shane Black’s comedy about a private eye who teams up with an enforcer to find a missing woman.

Available now on: Amazon, FandangoNow, iTunes


A Hologram for the King (2016) 70%

Tom Hanks stars in a dramedy about a struggling American businessman who travels to Saudi Arabia to close a deal.

Available now on: Amazon, FandangoNow, iTunes