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The Tick Season 1, The Handmaiden, and More on Netflix and Amazon Prime

by | August 29, 2017 | Comments

This week on streaming, we’ve got a surprisingly solid Amazon original series, a recent critical hit from South Korea, a few great films that flew under the radar, and a live-action anime adaptation that didn’t quite hit the mark. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Once Upon a Time: Season 6 (2016) 89%

In the sixth season of ABC’s Disney fairy tale drama, the citizens of Storybrooke defend against Mr. Hyde and the Evil Queen, and new characters like Aladdin, Captain Nemo, and the Count of Monte Christo are introduced.

Available now on: Netflix


Berlin Syndrome (2017) 75%

Teresa Palmer stars in this thriller about an Australian tourist in Berlin who spends a night with a local man and discovers he has no plans to let her leave.

Available now on: Netflix


Buster's Mal Heart (2017) 72%

Rami Malek and Kate Lyn Sheil star in this thriller about a mentally unstable man on the run from authorities whose story slowly unfolds through visions of his past.

Available now on: Netflix


Death Note (2017) 39%

Nat Wolff and Margaret Qualley star in Adam Wingard’s Netflix original adaptation of the Japanese manga and anime about a high schooler who discovers a magical notebook with the power to kill anyone whose name is written in it.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016) 95%

Park Chan-wook’s period drama follows a young thief who is assigned to be the handmaiden for a wealthy Japanese aristocrat, with secret plans to defraud her and her husband of their fortune.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


The Tick: Season 1 (2016) 90%

Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman star in this Amazon original adaptation of the tongue-in-cheek comic book series about a “nigh invulnerable” superhero and his awkward sidekick… who may or may not be imagining things.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Obit (2017) 92%

This documentary takes a look at the writers who work in the obituary department of the New York Times.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on FandangoNOW

 

Wonder Woman (2017) 93%

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine star in this DC superhero origin story, which follows the titular Amazonian warrior as she leaves her isolated island home to join the Allied forces in World War I.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Heal the Living (Réparer les vivants) (2017) 92%

Tahar Rahim and Emmanuelle Seigner star in this French drama that weaves together three seemingly unrelated stories that are all connected by a single organ transplant.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


It Comes At Night (2017) 87%

Joel Edgerton and Carmen Ejogo star in Trey Edward Shults’s horror film about the tension that erupts when a man protecting his family from an outside threat offers sanctuary in his isolated home to another desperate family.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) 88%

Kevin Hart and Ed Helms lend their voices to this animated adaptation of the popular children’s books about a couple of young pranksters who hypnotize their principal into believing he is a superhero.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Disneynature: Born In China (2017) 84%

Disneynature’s annual Earth Day offering for 2017 centers on three animal families — pandas, golden monkeys, and snow leopards — living in China.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


My Cousin Rachel (2017) 76%

Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin star in Roger Michell’s adaptation of the Daphne du Marier mystery about a young man who becomes obsessed with the cousin he suspects of murdering his guardian.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


Beatriz at Dinner (2017) 74%

Salma Hayek and John Lithgow star in this drama about a dinner party clash between an immigrant massage therapist and an arrogant billionaire.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

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