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The Crown, The Emperor's New Groove, Grosse Pointe Blank, and More Available to Stream on Netflix and Amazon Prime

by | November 8, 2016 | Comments

There aren’t a whole lot of immediately recognizable choices this week on streaming video, but we do have the hotly anticipated latest season of an acclaimed anthology series on Netflix, as well as a Rolling Stones concert doc, an Amazon original series, and a number of smaller films.  Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

The Crown: Season 1 (2016) 90%

Claire Foy stars in this Netflix original period drama about the young Queen Elizabeth II, who took the throne at just 25 years old in 1952 and began forging a relationship with then Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Available now on: Netflix


What About Bob? (1991) 84%

Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss star in this comedy about a psychologist who slowly begins to lose his mind when a particularly neurotic new patient follows him and his family on vacation.

Available now on: Netflix


The Ivory Game (2016) 80%

This harrowing Netflix original documentary delves into the underground network of the ivory trafficking industry in Africa.

Available now on: Netflix


Lilo & Stitch (2002) 86%

This animated Disney treat follows the adventures of a young Hawaiian girl who befriends a cute but rowdy alien fugitive.

Available now on: Netflix


Sun Choke (2016) 88%

This moody horror film centers on an emotionally and psychologically unstable woman, housebound under the watchful eye of a caretaker who exerts her will forcefully.

Available now on: Netflix


The Emperor's New Groove (2000) 85%

Disney’s animated comedy features the voices of David Spade and John Goodman in a story about an obnoxious young emperor who’s transformed into a llama by a scheming advisor and must rely on a good-hearted peasant to help him reclaim his throne.

Available now on: Netflix


Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) 80%

John Cusack and Minnie Driver star in this action comedy about a hitman who attends his ten year high school reunion and tries to patch things up with an old flame… while dodging the feds and other hitmen on his tail.

Available now on: Netflix


The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2005) 76%

The first chapter in this adaptation of the popular children’s novels by C.S. Lewis follows the four Pevensie children as they discover their old wardrobe is a portal to a vast fantastical world.

Available now on: Netflix


Black Book (2007) 75%

Carice van Houten and Sebastian Koch star in Paul Verhoeven’s World War II thriller about a Jewish cabaret singer who becomes a spy for the Dutch resistance after a run-in with the Nazis.

Available now on: Netflix


Sky High (2005) 73%

Michael Angarano and Kurt Russell star in this action adventure about a high school freshman who discovers that he — like his fellow classmates — is the child of superhero parents and might possess a few hidden gifts of his own.

Available now on: Netflix


The Last King (2016) 89%

Game of Thrones‘ Kristofer Hivju stars in this historical adventure film about a pair of warriors tasked with guarding a young heir to the throne during a civil war in 13th century Norway.

Available now on: Netflix


Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) 61%

Diane Lane and Sandra Oh star in this romantic comedy about a writer suffering from writer’s block who purchases a Tuscan villa on a whim and revitalizes her life as she restores the home.

Available now on: Netflix


10 Things I Hate About You (1999) 68%

Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles star in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, set in a high school, which finds a fiercely independent teen falling for the school’s rebellious outsider.

Available now on: Netflix


Dough (2016) 54%

Jonathan Pryce and Jerome Holder star in this dramedy about Kosher baker in London who bonds with the young part-time marijuana dealer he hires as his assistant.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

A Monster With A Thousand Heads (Un Monstruo de Mil Cabezas) (2016) 90%

In this Mexican dramatic thriller, a woman is willing to go to extreme lengths to find her husband the cancer treatment he needs.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (2015) 77%

This documentary centers on the famously troublesome production of 1971 racing film Le Mans, which starred Steve McQueen during a time when he was battling multiple personal issues.

Available 10/27  on: Amazon Prime


Flesh and Bone: Season 1 (2015) 61%

This drama from Starz focuses on a troubled young dancer who joins a prestigious ballet company in New York lead by an artistic director with whom she has a past.

Available 11/9 on: Amazon Prime


Available to Purchase

 

Hell or High Water (2016) 97%

Chris Pine and Ben Foster star in this crime thriller about a pair of brothers who resort to robbing banks when one of them learns they’re about to lose their family land.

Available now on: AmazonFandangoNOWiTunes


Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) 97%

Another stop motion animated triumph from Laika, this fantastical tale follows a young boy in Japan who accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from his past and sets out to save his family.

Available now on: Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes


Don't Breathe (2016) 88%

Stephen Lang stars in this tense reversal of a home invasion thriller, in which a trio of thieves are systematically hunted down by the blind man whose home they assumed would make for an easy heist.

Available now on: Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes


Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) 58%

Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders reprise their roles as the oft-intoxicated social climbers of the popular 1990s British comedy for a big screen adventure that finds the pair fleeing from the paparazzi to the French Riviera.

Available now on: Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes


War Dogs (2016) 61%

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill star in Todd Phillips’ dark comedy about a couple of enterprising young bros who exploit a loophole in a government initiative to become international arms dealers.

Available 11/11 on: Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes

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