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Hello faithful Rewinders! Here is your 2018 edition of the all inclusive page of 2018 Netflix release dates, for both Instant Streamers and those of us who still have DVD Subscriptions. You can find the most recent three months over at Everything Netflix (which will likely load a little faster), but if you want the whole year in one gulp, here it is.

We also have previous years, so if you feel the desire to find out when some of your favorite shows go to streaming each season, you can check those out. Sometimes I’m blown away by how long we’ve been doing these pages – this is our 8th year!

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Coming in August

Masters of Sex – Season 3 (DVD 8/7)

The Good Doctor – Season 1 (DVD 8/7)

Brooklyn Nine Nine – Season 5 (DVD 8/7 – tentative)

Chicago Med – Season 3 (DVD 8/7 – tentative)

NCIS: New Orleans (DVD)

The Blacklist – Season 5 (DVD, Streaming at some point)

Seal Team – Season 1 (DVD)

Blindspot – Season 3 (DVD)

Gotham – Season 4 (DVD, Streaming at some point)

Ash vs Evil Dead – Season 3 (DVD, Streaming at some point)

Walking Dead – Season 8 (DVD, will stream at some point)

The Terror – Season 1 (DVD)

Chicago Fire – Season 6 (DVD)

Criminal Minds – Season 13 (DVD – Streaming at some point)

S.W.A.T. – Season 1 (DVD)

Coming in July

El Chapo – Season 3 (Streaming)

Murdoch Mysteries – Season 11 (DVD 7/31)

July 31st

Canada Streaming

Hinterland – Season 3 (TV drama, Richard Harrington, Mali Harries) – This angsty detective in Wales drama has been streaming in the U.S. for a while, now you guys in Canada get it, too! Canada Streaming Available

July 30th

Streaming

A Very Secret Service – Season 2 (foreign TV comedy, Hugo Becker, Wilfred Benaiche) – French language Secret Service Cold War comedy. Instant Streaming Only

July 29th

Amazon Prime Streaming

The Americans – Season 5 (TV drama, Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys) – This is the final season of this highly regarded Cold War series. It isn’t out at all yet on Netflix, but you can find it on Amazon Prime Streaming Only

July 28th

Streaming

Shameless – Season 8 (TV dramedy, Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy) – Oh, I do love the Gallaghers! It has been renewed for a 9th season which will premiere on Showtime in September. Instant Streaming Available

July 27th

Streaming

Orange is the New Black – Season 6 (TV dramedy, Taylor Shilling, Kate Mulgrew) – It’s back! Piper and company will also be back for a seventh season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Worst Witch – Season 2 (TV comedy, Bella Ramsey, Clare Higgins) – This British kids’ comedy is based on a series of books about an inept student witch. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Roman Empire: Reign of Blood – Season 2 (TV docuseries, Sean Bean, Aaron Jakubenko) – This is a drama style documentary series about ancient Rome. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Welcome to the Family – Season 1 (foreign TV comedy, Melani Olivares, Ivan Massague) – Spanish language series about a single mom and her step mom who get written out of her father’s will. Instant Streaming Only, don’t know if it will be downloadable.

Extinction (sci-fi, Michael Pena, Lizzy Caplan) – Aliens killing humans! Instant Streaming Only, not sure if it will be downloadable

The Bleeding Edge (documentary) – Medical device industry expose. Instant Streaming Only, don’t know if it will be downloadable

Amazon Prime Streaming

Eat. Race. Win. – Season 1 (docuseries) – Tour de France lovers, this one is for you! It’s about the woman who cooks for an Australian team and how you feed this kind of endurance athlete. Amazon Prime Streaming Only

July 24th

Streaming

Iliza Shlesinger: Elder Millennial (comedy special) – Stand-up comedy from a recently engaged 35-year-old looking ahead and behind. Instant Streaming Only, don’t know yet if it will be downloadable

The Warning (foreign thriller, Raul Arevalo, Aura Garrido) – Spanish language story of a man finding a pattern to gas station killings and tries to get people to believe him. Instant Streaming Only, don’t know yet if it will be downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Ready Player One (sci-fi, Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke) – I didn’t get around to seeing this virtual universe actioner in the theater – top of the queue! DVD Only

Super Troopers 2 (comedy, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan) – This sequel takes the troopers to a station at the Canadian border. DVD Only

Operation Red Sea (foreign action, Zhang Yi, Johnny Huang) – Mandarin language story of an elite team rescuing 600 people from Yemen. DVD Only

Isle of Dogs (anime, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton) – Can Wes Anderson ruin anime? I believe he can. DVD Only

Incident in Ghostland (horror, Crystal Reed, Anastasia Phillips) – A horror author goes back to the house where she experienced her own horror. DVD Only

Little Pink House (drama, Catherine Keener, Jeanne Tripplehorn) – Based on the true story of a woman fighting against a corporation trying to demolish her home. DVD Only

Love After Love (drama, Chris O’Dowd, Andie MacDowell) – Stressed family copes with the death of their father. DVD Only

The Con Is On (comedy, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth) – I love the leads for this heist comedy! I’ll give it a shot. DVD Only

Blood Mountain (horror, Stafford Perry, Joshua Murdoch) – Estranged brothers hit serious snag on a biking expedition. DVD Only

Keep the Change (comedy, Brandon Polansky, Samantha Elisofon) – A support group leads to romance for a young man with autism. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Better Call Saul – Season 3 (TV drama, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks) – This is already out in the U.S.! Now you can see it in Canada, too. Instant Streaming Available, Canada

Amazon Prime Streaming

Tumble Leaf – Season 4 (children’s animation) – This is an Amazon original kids’ show about a little blue fox. Aimed at a preschool audience. Amazon Prime Streaming Only

July 20th

Streaming

Deep Undercover – Collection 3 (docuseries) – True stories about undercover police operations. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dark Tourist – Season 1 (TV reality) – A docuseries about unusual tourist destinations. Instant Streaming Only, don’t know yet if it’s downloadable

Amazing Interiors – Season 1 (TV reality) – British show about people with eccentric homes. Instant Streaming Only, not sure if it’s downloadable

Jimmy: The True Story of a True Idiot – Season 1 (foreign TV comedy, Akiyoshi Nakao, Tetsuji Tamayama) – Japanese language show about a 1980s comedian. Instant Streaming Only, don’t know if it will be downloadable

Father of the Year (comedy, David Spade, Nat Faxon) – Drunken college grads end up with dads fighting each other. Yikes, David Spade. Instant Streaming Only, don’t know yet if it will be downloadable

July 18th

Canada Streaming

Queen of the South – Season 2 (TV drama, Alice Braga, Peter Gadiot) – This has been streaming in the U.S. for a while. Now it’s coming to Canada!

July 17th

DVD Subscribers

The Good Place – Season 2 (TV comedy, Kristen Bell, Ted Danson) – I really enjoy this afterlife comedy – Kristen Bell and Ted Danson are really, really funny together. This one is not a streamer on Netflix, so DVD Only – but it does stream on Hulu

The Expanse – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Shawn Doyle Shohreh Aghdashloo) – This space drama was picked up by Netflix after being canceled by Syfy. Hopefully that means all the seasons will stream! But not yet – for now it’s DVD Only. You can watch seasons 1 and 2 on Amazon Prime Streaming, though!

I Feel Pretty (comedy, Amy Schumer, Rory Scovel) – I don’t care for Amy Shumer’s stand-up comedy, but she can be really funny given the right acting role. I’ll definitely see this one. DVD Only

Disobedience (drama, Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams) – Great cast for this drama about a woman returning to her childhood community. DVD Only

You Were Never Really Here (thriller, Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts) – With Phoenix chances are this sex trafficking thriller will be weird, or at the least very intense. DVD Only

Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare (horror, Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey) – Be careful, the supernatural is here to punish you for a lie in this deadly game. DVD Only

Lean on Pete (drama, Charlie Plummer, Steve Buscemi) – This coming of age horse movie was supposed to come out on the 10th. It didn’t. We’ll see if it shows up on the 17th. DVD Only

Sweet Country (western, Hamilton Morris, Bryan Brown) – Period piece set in 1920’s Australia where an Aboriginal man faces an unfair trial for the death of a white man. DVD Only

211 (action, Nicolas Cage, Cory Hardrict) – Based on a true story of a cop trying to stop a bank robbery. DVD Only. This was supposed to come out on the 10th. We’ll see if it shows up on the 17th.

Traffik (thriller, Paula Patton, Omar Epps) – Going to a cabin in the woods turns out to be a bad idea when a biker gang gets involved. DVD Only

July 15th

Streaming

Bonusfamiljen – Season 2 (foreign TV drama, Vera Vitali, Erik Johansson) – AKA: Bonus Family. This is a Swedish language series about managing a blended family. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

Hollywood Weapons – Season 2 (TV reality) – Not sure why the U.S. isn’t getting the second season of this show dedicated to fact checking Hollywood stunt scenes. But Canada is! Canada Streaming Only

July 13th

Streaming

Sugar Rush – Season 1 (TV cooking) – Teams compete to see who can bake the best goodies. I WANT TO EAT THEM ALL. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (comedy special) – I like Hart, but don’t care much for his stand-up. I realize I’m alone in this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Jim Jeffries: This Is Me Now (comedy special) – I can’t recall if I’ve watched one of his specials before. Anyway, it’s stand-up comedy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

How It Ends (action, Theo James, Forest Whitaker) – Mystery disaster creates havoc, man and future father in law go in search of fiancee. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Endless Poetry (foreign drama, Adan Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky) – Spanish language autobiographical drama set in Santiago, Chile in the 40s and 50s. DVD Only

Amazon Prime Streaming

Comicstaan – Season 1 (comedy competition) – India looks for its next top comic in this Amazon Prime original. Amazon Prime Streaming Only

July 12th

Canada Streaming

Suits – Season 7 (TV drama, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – Lucky Canada, gets this one streaming! Season 8 premiers on USA on the 18th of this month. Instant Streaming Available Canada Only

July 10th

Streaming

Drug Lords – Season 2 (docuseries) – More drug kingpin stories. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable. No word on a third season.

DVD Subscribers

Keeping Faith – Series 1 (TV mystery, Eve Myles, Mark Lewis Jones) – British series about a lawyer suspected in her husband’s disappearance. It looks like there may be a second season of this coming. DVD Only

A Quiet Place (thriller, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt) – I’ve been waiting to see this post-apocalyptic sci-fi noise monsters movie since I decided I was too chicken to see it in the theater. Top of the queue! DVD Only

Future World (sci-fi, James Franco, Lucy Liu) – Apocalyptic dystopia on speed – this one sounds pretty bleak. I’ll see it anyway. DVD Only

Chappaquiddick (drama, Jason Clarke, Kate Mara) – Based on Ted Kennedy’s car accident that resulted in the death of a young woman. DVD Only

Krystal (dramedy, Rosario Dawson, Nick Robinson) – Boy falls for stripper, joins her AA group. He does not drink. DVD Only

The Leisure Seeker (drama, Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland) – Oh, what a great cast for this story of a couple traveling the country in an RV. I will definitely see this. DVD Only

A Ciambra (foreign drama, Pio Amato, Koudous Seihon) – Italian language coming of age! They’re everywhere! This one is about a 14-year-old who has to provide for his family. DVD Only

A Demon Within (horror, Charlene Amoia, Clint Glenn Hummel) – Gotta protect the new family from the demon in your old house, dude. DVD Only

The Price (drama, Aml Ameen, Lucy Griffiths) – Insider trading drama. DVD Only

July 6th

Streaming

Anne With an E – Season 2 (TV drama, Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James) – This Anne of Green Gables period piece is back for a second season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: New 2018: Freshly Brewed (TV talk, Jerry Seinfeld) – Jerry chats it up with a whole new round of comics. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

First Team: Juventus – Season 1, Part 2 (docuseries) – More soccer madness! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Free Rein – Season 2 (TV drama, Jaylen Barron, Manpreet Bambra) – An American girl spending the summer in England bonds with a horse, this season they’re competing. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons – Season 2 (reality TV, Paul Connolly) – This is a series that has a journalist becoming an inmate at all sorts of fierce prisons. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Fosters – Season 5 (TV drama, Teri Polo, Sherri Saum) – This modern family drama is ending with this season. But there is a spinoff in the works focusing on two of the kids. Instant Streaming Only

Sacred Games – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui) – Hindi language show about a cop trying to save Mumbai from catastrophe. Instant Streaming Only,downloadable.

Samantha – Season 1 (foreign TV comedy, Emanuelle Araujo, Douglas Silva) – Portuguese language show about a child star trying to reclaim the fame. Instant Streaming only, downloadable

Somebody Feed Phil – Part 2 (douseries, Phil Rosenthal) – The creator of Everybody Love Raymond continues his culinary travels around the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Legacy of a Whitetail Hunter (action, Josh Brolin, Danny McBride) – Hunter and son try to bond during a wilderness trip. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Skin of the Wolf (foreign drama, Mario Casas, Irene Escolar) – Spanish language story of a lonely mountain man looking for a wife. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

I, Tonya (dramedy, Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan) – Oh, lucky Canada! This is an excellent movie. Instant Streaming Available, Canada Only

July 4th

Streaming

Supergirl – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks) – I’m not entirely sure when this showed up, but it’s Instant Streaming Only, downloadable. There is a fourth season coming

Life Sentence – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Lucy Hale, Elliot Knight) – After learning that she is not dying, a young woman has to figure out how to live in a new way. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable. This is the only season.

Dance Academy: The Comeback (drama, Xenia Goodwin, Alicia Banit) – So I guess this movie exists to wrap up a TV show? Maybe an Australian TV show? Anyway, it’s about a group of dancers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

July 3rd

Streaming

The Comedy Line Up – Part 1 (comedy special) – A showcase where young comedians perform 15 minute sets. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

A Wrinkle in Time (family sci-fi, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon) – Fantastic cast for this adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel, but the reviews were pretty brutal. I’ll wait and see if it streams somewhere. DVD Only

Borg vs. McEnroe (drama, Shia LaBeouf, Sverrir Gudnason) – I actually remember this 1980 tennis match and the casting of Shia LaBeouf as McEnroe strikes me as hilarious. DVD Only

Blockers (comedy, Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz) – Parents trying to foil daughters’ plans to lose their virginity on prom night. DVD Only

Journey’s End (drama, Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield) – WWI battlefield period piece – really good cast. DVD Only

7 Days in Entebbe (thriller, Daniel Brühl, Rosamund Pike) – Period piece based on the real hijacking of a plane in 1976. DVD Only

Finding Your Feet (comedy, Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall) – Fun cast for this British comedy about a lady of a certain age coping after a divorce with the help of her older sister. DVD Only

Beirut (thriller, Jon Hamm, Rosamund Pike) – Spy/espionage thriller about a CIA agent. I love Jon Hamm, so I’ll think about it. DVD Only

Big Legend (action, Kevin Makely, Todd A. Robinson) – This is an actual bigfoot thriller! I’m so, so, so tempted….DVD Only

Where Is Kyra? (drama, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland) – The tale of the downfall of a woman after misfortune strikes. DVD Only

Submission (drama, Stanley Tucci, Addison Timlin) – Unhappy professor gets involved with a student. I love Stanley Tucci, I’ll see this. DVD Only

Immortal Wars (sci-fi, Eric Roberts, Tom Sizemore) – Based on a comic book series called “The Vanquishers”, this is about a dystopian society where Deviants (think X-Men) are forced to fight to the death. DVD Only

Ismael’s Ghosts (foreign drama, Mathieu Amalric, Marion Cotillard) – French language story of a movie director and the ghost of his dead lover. DVD Only

July 2nd

Streaming

Good Witch – Season 4 (TV drama, Catherine Bell, James Denton) – I still haven’t started this, but when I do I predict a super-binge. It looks like season 4 will be Instant Streaming Only, downloadable. No word yet on a season 5 – 7/10, still not there. Will keep checking

The Sinner – Season 1 (TV drama, Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman) – I watched this when it aired, and it’s good. It is getting a second season, without Jessica Biel and focusing on Bill Pullman’s character. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

July 1st

Streaming

Blue Bloods – Season 8 (TV drama, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg) – Tom Selleck and the gang have been renewed for an ninth season – season 8 is Instant Streaming Only for now, downloadable

Hawaii 5-0 – Season 8 (TV drama, Alex O’Loughlin, Daniel Dae Kim) – I can’t believe this has already been on for eight years! There is a ninth season coming – it’s Instant Streaming Only, for now, downloadable

Madame Secretary – Season 4 (TV drama, Téa Leoni, Tim Daly) – CIA agent turned politician will be returning for a fifth season. Instant Streaming Only for now, downloadable

NCIS – Season 15 (TV drama, Mark Harmon, Brian Dietzen) – It lost a couple cast members but this crime drama will chug along with a 16th season. It’s Instant Streaming Only for now, downloadable

Queens of Comedy – Season 2 (reality TV) – Competition show for India’s top female comedian. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Rica, Famosa, Latina – Seasons 1-4 (TV reality) – This is a Spanish language show in the style of Real Housewives, set in L.A. Instant Streaming Only

Bo Burnham: what. (comedy special) – I’m sure I’ve seen his stuff before and liked it – I’ll watch this one. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

We, the Marines (documentary) – Narrated by Gene Hackman, this looks very much like a Marines propaganda film. No thanks. Instant Streaming Only

What We Started (documentary) – Electronic dance music doc. Instant Streaming Only

June 30th

Streaming

Mohawk (action, Kaniehtiio Horn, Eamon Farren) – War of 1812 period piece that follows three Mohawk teenagers on the run from soldiers. This one has been out on DVD since April, now it is Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable

June 29th

Streaming

Glow – Season 2 (TV comedy, Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin) – The wrestling ladies are back! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Nailed It – Season 2 (TV reality, Nicole Byer, Jaques Torres) – I didn’t like the first season of this show – too mean spirited when there’s the wonderful Great British Baking Show to watch instead of these people being set up to fail. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Paquita Salas – Season 2 (foreign TV comedy, Brays Efe, Belen Cuesta) Spanish language show about a talent agent searching for new clients. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Churchill’s Secret Agents: The New Recruits – Season 1 (TV reality) – Contestants on this show go through a spy selection process like the one from WWII Britain. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Kiss Me First – Season 1 (TV sci-fi, Tallulah Haddon, Simona Brown) – A girl and her new friend explore the underworld of a virtual reality game. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

La Foret – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Samuel Labarthe, Suzanne Clément) – French language mini-series about a girl who goes missing in the forest. Mysteries and secrets abound! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

La Pena Maxima (foeign comedy, Gerardo Bosco, Alejandro de la Rosa) – Spanish language story of a soccer superfan. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Recovery Boys (documentary) – Trying to recover from opioid addiction in a farm based program. This doc follows four young men. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

TAU (thriller, Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein) – Kidnapping, AI, and street smarts clash. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 26th

Streaming

Secret City – Season 1 (TV drama, Anna Torv, Jacki Weaver) – A journalist gets caught up in a scandal. I like Anna Torv, I’ll give this one a shot. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (sci-fi, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher) – If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ve likely already seen it. But now you can watch it over and over because it’s Available on Instant Streaming!

W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro (comedy special) – Stand up comedy from an activist comedian. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

In Darkness (thriller, Natalie Dormer, Ed Skrein) – A blind pianist hears a murder. DVD Only

The Escape of Prisoner 614 (western, Ron Perlman, Martin Starr) – This is listed as a comedy, a western, and a thriller. Go figure. It’s about fired deputies looking to get their jobs back by finding an escaped prisoner. DVD Only

Alex and Me (family, Alex Morgan, Siena Agudong) – A fantasy about a middle schooler being down and out and getting help from her soccer hero. DVD Only

Tyler Perry’s Acrimony (thriller, Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent) – I love Henson, but why does Perry have to put his name in the title of everything he does? It annoys me enough to see none of it. DVD Only

Escape Plan 2: Hades (action, Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista) – Hades is plan 2? It seems like that should be further down the list of possible routes. DVD Only

The Endless (horror, Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson) – The stars are also the filmmakers in this UFO cult thriller. DVD Only

Terminal (thriller, Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg) – Neonoir revenge thriller. Good cast but noir is a genre I really don’t care for. DVD Only

Spinning Man (thriller, Guy Pearce, Pierce Brosnan) – A professor is suspect when a student is murdered. Also with Minnie Driver. I like this cast, I’ll see this one. DVD Only

Gemini (thriller, Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz) – Lots of thriller this week! This one is about the complexities of celebrity as an assistant tries to solve a crime. DVD Only

Back to Burgundy (foreign drama, Pio Marmaï, Ana Girardot) – French language story of siblings returning home to their ailing father. DVD Only

China Salesman (action, Mike Tyson, Steven Seagal) – That’s um, some cast. I think I’ll pass though…DVD Only

Madame (comedy, Toni Collette, Harvey Keitel) – Superstitious hostess creates problems by disguising maid as dinner guest.

Zoo (family, Art Parkinson, Toby Jones) – WWII period piece about a boy protecting a baby elephant from bombing in London. Based on a true story. DVD Only

June 24th

Streaming

To Each, Her Own (foreign comedy, Sarah Stern, Jean-Christophe Folly) – Woman has confusing attraction to a man after deciding to come out to her conservative family as a lesbian. French language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 22nd

Streaming

Marvel’s Luke Cage – Season 2 (TV action, Mike Colter, Alfre Woodard) – Are you like me and haven’t quite gotten around to season 1? Check out Jared’s review to see if it’s for you. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Cooking On High – Season 1 (TV reality) – A marijuana cooking competition. Oh, yes I will watch this. I wonder if there will be full bags of Doritos? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Derren Brown: Miracle (comedy special) – This is an illusionist taking a shot at faith healing. Strange? Yes. Will I watch it? Of course. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Us and Them (foreign drama, Jing Boran, Zhou Dongyu) – Mandarin language story of a love story that begins on a train. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Brain on Fire (drama, Chloe Grace Moretz, Thomas Mann) – This is a biographical drama about a reporter with mysterious symptoms looking for a diagnosis. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 19th

Streaming

Dark Matter – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Marc Bendavid, Melissa O’Neil) – This is the Syfy space drama’s last season – it’s available both on DVD and Instant Streaming, downloadable

Hannah Gadsby: Nannette (comedy special) – Australian stand-up comic. I need to watch more of these – the last few have been fantastic. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Tunnel – Season 2 (TV drama, Stephen Dillane, Clémence Poésy) – Another crime is committed in the Eurotunnel, reuniting characters from the first season of this British crime drama. There is a third season. This is DVD Only on Netflix, but it is a PBS series, so you might be able to catch it on their site.

Love, Simon (drama, Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel) – Gay teenager turns matchmaker to avoid being outed. Yikes. Also starring Jennifer Garner. DVD Only

Unsane (thriller, Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard) – Stalking victim struggles with PTSD in a psychiatric hospital. DVD Only

Furious (foreign action, Ilya Malakov, Aleksei Serebryakov) – Russian language story of battles against Mongol invaders in the 13th century. DVD Only

Pacific Rim Uprising (sci-fi, John Boyega, Scott Eastwood) – Space adventure! DVD Only

Midnight Sun (drama, Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger) – This is Arnold’s son as the love interest of a girl with a condition that makes sunlight deadly (no, she is not a vampire). DVD Only

Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate (comedy, Roy Haylock, Rachel Dratch) – This is listed as a drama on Netflix – it isn’t. It’s a sequel revenge comedy in which principal Dratch lures evil teacher Bianca to Russia. DVD Only

Flower (comedy, Zoey Deutch, Kathryn Hahn) – Dark comedy about a teenage girl looking to get back at someone who molested her friend. Also starring Adam Scott. DVD Only

Class Rank (comedy, Skyler Gisondo, Olivia Holt) – Directed by Eric Stoltz, the story of high schoolers taking on the class ranking system. I’ll see this. DVD Only

Double Lover (foreign thriller, Marine Vacth, Jérémie Renier) – French language erotic thriller about a patient falling in love with her therapist. DVD Only

The Workshop (foreign thriller, Marina Foïs, Matthieu Lucci) – French language story of a teenager attending a summer writing workshop and clashing with the teacher and other students. DVD Only

Mrs. Hyde (foreign comedy, Isabelle Huppert, Romain Duris) – Another French language movie! This one a dark comedy modern telling of the Jekyll and Hyde story with a teacher who gets struck by lightning. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Kim’s Convenience – Season 2 (TV comedy, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon) – Korean convenience store owners in Canada. There is a third season of this one. Instant Streaming Only, Canada Only

June 18th

Amazon Prime Streaming

Suits – Season 7 (TV drama, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – This does not stream on Netflix, but it does on Amazon Prime!

June 17th

Streaming

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 5 (TV action, Clark Gregg, Ming-na Wen) – I lost track of this series sometime during season 3, but having seen the new Avengers movie feel like catching up. It has been renewed for a sixth season. Instant Streaming Only

Club de Cuervos presenta: La balada de Hugo Sánchez (foreign TV comedy, Jesus Zavala, Ianis Guerrero) – A young assistant is put in charge of bringing a soccer team to Nicaragua for a tournament. Spanish language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 16th

Streaming

Grey’s Anatomy – Season 14 (TV drama, Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers) – Yep, it’s still going. And there’s a 15th season coming! Instant Streaming Only (for now)

June 15th

Streaming

Queer Eye – Season 2 (TV reality, Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France) – I love this show so much! I didn’t think I would, but I DOOOO! No word yet on a season 3. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable (Canada, I don’t know if you’re getting this – someone let me know!)

The Ranch – Part 5 (comedy, Aston Kutcher, Sam Elliott) – Athlete turned ranch-hand, this comedy continues despite dismal ratings. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Sunday’s Illness (foreign drama, Bárbara Lennie, Susi Sánchez) – Spanish language story of a woman who finds the mother who abandoned her and asks her to spend 10 days together. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Lust Stories (foreign drama, Kiara Advani, Jaideep Ahlawat) – Hindi language, four short films about love and sex. It’s a sequel to Bombay Talkies. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Maktub (foreign comedy, Guy Amir, Hanan Savyon) – Hebrew language story of two criminals who want to change their ways after surviving a bombing. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Set It Up (comedy, Zoey Deutch, Pete Davidson) – Assistants match-make their bosses. It looks like the bosses are Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Streaming

Goliath – Season 2 (TV drama, Billy Bob Thornton, Nina Arianda) – I’m glad this series is back, I enjoyed Season 1. This season McBride’s young client is charged in a double murder. Amazon Prime Streaming Only

June 14th

Streaming

Marlon – Season 1 (TV comedy, Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins) – Immature internet star dad co-parents two kids with his ex-wife. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 12th

DVD Subscribers

Suits – Season 7 (TV drama, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – This courtroom drama does not stream on Netflix, so DVD Only here, but in less than a week it’s set to come out on Amazon Prime Streaming. There is a season 8 coming, as well as a spin-off show set in Chicago starring Gina Torres.

Power – Season 4 (TV drama, Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren) – NYC club owner trying to get out of the drug dealing game continues to hit obstacles. The series has been renewed for fifth and sixth seasons. It doesn’t stream on Netflix, so DVD Only here, but it does stream on Hulu.

Black Panther (action, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan) – This came out quickly! I saw it in the theater and it’s great. DVD Only (you can also buy it on a bunch of digital platforms)

I Can Only Imagine (drama, J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll) – Movie about a Christian rock song. DVD Only

The Humanity Bureau (sci-fi, Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind) – An Ayd Rand-ian society where the “unproductive” are banished. DVD Only

An Ordinary Man (thriller, Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar) – War criminal bonds with his maid. I hope this is more nuanced than this sounds. DVD Only

Destination Wedding (romantic comedy, Alexa PenaVega, Jeremy Guilbaut) – A made-for-TV Hallmark movie about a woman planning her sister’s wedding and finding love. Yikes. DVD Only

My Letter to the World (documentary, Cynthia Nixon) – Bio-doc about Emily Dickinson. DVD Only

Juggernaut (thriller, Jack Kesy, Amanda Crew) – Did criminal’s mother commit suicide or was she murdered? DVD Only

The Strangers: Prey at Night (horror, Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson) – Oh, family vacations, so often you turn deadly at trailer parks. In horror movies. DVD Only

The Cage Fighter (documentary, Joe Carman) – 40-year-old guy decides to resume MMA fighting. YIKES. DVD Only

Paul, Apostle of Christ (drama, Jim Caviezel, James Faulkner) – Bible story. DVD Only

Beauty Mark (drama, Auden Thornton, Catherine Curtain) – In need of a place to live a woman goes to her childhood abuser. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Champions – Season 1 (TV comedy, Anders Holm, Andy Favreau) – Two brothers forced to raise the teenage son of one of them. A son who is apparently into show tunes. Okay. Instant Streaming Only, Canada Only

June 10th

Streaming

Portlandia – Season 8 (sketch comedy, Fred Armison, Carrie Brownstein) – The last couple of seasons of this one have come only to streaming and haven’t made it to DVD. Season 8 is the last of the series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 9th

Streaming

Wynnona Earp – Season 2 (TV action, Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson) – Demon hunter, outcast, descendant of Wyatt Earp. That’s a heavy load. I didn’t know this was a supernatural-y show, I may give it a try. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 8th

Streaming

Sense8 – The Series Finale (TV drama, Tuppence Middleton, Brian J. Smith) – Fans have been both looking forward to this movie style series finale, while still mourning the lack of a third season. If you’re a fan of this trippy series (I am) you won’t want to miss seeing how the cluster fares. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Marcella – Season 2 (TV drama, Anna Friel, Nicholas Pinnock) – I really liked the first season of this British drama series about a detective who has been through a hard divorce and is having memory issues. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable. It is very likely that I will binge this.

The Staircase – Season 1 (TV docuseries) – Author Michael Peterson on trial for murder. It isn’t clear if this is a single season mini-series or if there will be more. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ali’s Wedding (comedy, Osamah Sami, Don Hany) – Culture and romance clash. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Alex Strangelove (teen comedy, Daniel David Doheny, Madeline Weinstein) – Alex wants to lose his virginity – but to a girl or a boy? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Streaming

Lost in Oz – Season 1B (family animation, Ashley Boettcher, Grey Griffin) – Oz beyond the movie. This is an Amazon Original. Amazon Prime Streaming Only

June 7th

Streaming

The Night Shift – Season 4 (TV drama, Eoin Macken, Jill Flint) – Army veteran doctor works the night shift at a Texas hospital. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 5th

Streaming

iZombie – Season 4 (TV sci-fi, Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin) – I really enjoyed this season – and there will be one more. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Thor: Ragnorak (action, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston) – This is such fun! May be my fave Marvel movie to date. And now it’s Available on Instant Streaming. YAY!

DVD Subscribers

The Last Ship – Season 4 (TV drama, Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin) – Michael Bay executive produces this dystopian future series about pandemic survivors at sea. There will be just one more season. This is not a streamer on Netflix so DVD Only here, but it does stream on Hulu

The Hurricane Heist (action, Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace) – Hackers, a hurricane and a U.S. mint. What could go wrong? Also starring Ryan Kwanten. DVD Only

Gringo (thriller, David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron) – This dark comedy thriller is about a business man whose trip to Mexico faces one disaster after another until he is a wanted fugitive. I’ll give this a shot. DVD Only

Thoroughbreds (comedy, Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor Joy) – A dark comedy about a pair of teenage girls looking to fix their unsatisfactory lives. One of Anton Yelchin’s final movies. DVD Only

Freak Show (comedy, Alex Lawther, Abigail Breslin) – Teenager with a fashion flare goes to live with his father and faces less than tolerant classmates. DVD Only

Delirium (horror, Topher Grace, Patricia Clarkson) – After being released from a psychiatric facility, under house arrest, man has to figure out if mysterious happenings in his house are real. This is a good cast for a horror movie, I’ll see it. DVD Only

The Dating Project (documentary) – Examination of the new dating culture through the eperience of five individuals. DVD Only

The Debt Collector (action, Scott Adkins, Louis Mandylor) – Gym owner becomes mob enforcer to pay the bills. DVD Only

Death Wish (2018) (action, Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio) – Revenge story – reboot of the 1974 original starring Charles Bronson. DVD Only

The Outsider (foreign drama, Arthur Dupont, Sabrina Ouazami) – French language story of a failing French bank before the 2008 financial crisis. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Mr. D – Season 7 (comedy, Gerry Dee, Jonathan Torrens) – Trials and tribulations of a school teacher. Never heard of this Canadian TV show, but it’s 7 seasons strong! Instant Streaming Only, Canada

June 3rd

Amazon Prime Streaming

Lady Bird (dramedy, Saorise Ronan, Laurie Metcalf) – Laurie Metcalf alone is enough reason to see this coming of age Oscar nominated dramedy. Amazon Prime Instant Streaming (also available for Netflix DVD subscribers)

June 2nd

Streaming

The Break With Michelle Wolf (comedy special) – I didn’t realize that this was an ongoing series, one per week. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 1st

Streaming

The Flash – Season 4 (TV sci-fi, Grant Gustin, Candice Patton) – The CW’s The Flash is here on streaming, just a week after it finished airing. It has been renewed for a fifth season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Busted! – Season 1 Finale (foreign TV game show, Yoo Jae-suk, Ahn Jae-wook) – The final episode of this Korean TV series inaugural season. It’s a mystery game show, so presumably we find out the answer to the mystery in this episode. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

November 13: Attack on Paris – Season 1 (docuseries) – Stories of the 2015 terror attack on Paris, told by survivors and first responders. It isn’t clear if this is a first season or a mini-series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Outside In (drama, Jay Duplass, Edie Falco) – Terrific cast for this story of an ex-con trying to adjust to the outside world. This has been out on DVD for a couple of months, now it’s Instant Streaming Available, downloadable.

Singularity (sci-fi, John Cusack, Julian Schaffner) – I would usually be all in for John Cusack in the robot apocalypse, but it’s currently running a little over 2 stars. But maybe, since it’s now Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable.

The Boy (thriller, Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans) – I’ve seen this creeper about a couple who hires a nanny for their boy sized doll. It’s weird, but good. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Canada Streaming

The Indian Detective – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Russell Peters, Anupam Kher) – Suspended cop visiting family in Mumbai ends up working a case. This one has been available in the U.S. for a while, now it’s also on Instant Streaming Canada

W1A – Season 3 (comedy, Hugh Bonneville, Monica Dolan) – I’ve never heard of this British comedy about the BBC Head of Values (I also have no idea what that might be). But it’s streaming in Canada!

Amazon Prime Streaming

The Disaster Artist (dramedy, Dave Franco, James Franco) – I’m looking forward to seeing this one! I saw The Room, and it’s horrible, so I expect this to be quite funny. Amazon Prime Streaming (also available for Netflix DVD subscribers)

May 31st

Streaming

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Howard Stern (TV talk) – This is the first guest in whom I have absolutely no interest whatsoever. Hard pass. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (documentary, Diane Kruger, Mel Brooks) – Doc highlighting the film star’s side gig as an inventor of wireless communication forms. This has been available on DVD for a month or so, now it’s Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

May 30th

Streaming

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Season 4 (comedy, Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski) – I made the mistake of binge watching too many episodes of season 1 in a row, and now I can’t go back. Sigh. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Miss Stevens (drama, Lily Rabe, Timothée Chalamet) – A young teacher in emotional turmoil begins an unwise flirtation with a student. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Swing State (comedy, Alex Beh, Taryn Manning) – Liberal pretends to be conservative radio host. Presumably hilarity ensues. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Suits – Season 7 (TV dramedy, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – This legal dramedy is losing Meghan Markle to the British royal family, but it will be back for an 8th season. This one does not stream on Netflix U.S., but it does in Canada. I’ll keep an eye out for that. DVD Only for now (It also streams on Amazon Prime)

Detectorists – Season 3 (TV comedy, Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones) – These quirky British treasure hunters seem to be available in 2 different Netflix locales. Seasons 1 and 2 are only available on Instant Streaming (also on Hulu), and for the time being, Season 3 is DVD Only. Hopefully it will stream – I’ll keep an eye on it!

Red Sparrow (thriller, Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton) – Ballerina turned spy considers adding double agent to her resume. DVD Only

Agenda: Payback (thriller, Eric Balfour, Sean Patrick Flanery) – Chronic bad guy gets a taste of his own medicine, DVD Only

Annihilation (sci-fi, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh) – Oooh, this looks good! A group of women explore a region sealed by the government. Weird things are happening in those woods. DVD Only

West of the Jordan River (documentary) – This is a follow-up to a 1982 look at Israeli-Palestinian politics from the perspective of everyday people from director Amos Gitai. DVD Only

Everything Beautiful Is Far Away (sci-fi, Julia Garner, Joseph Cross) – Sci-fi drama about a group of three looking for water in a desert. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Animal Kingdom – Season 2 (TV drama, Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman) – This TNT crime drama does not stream on U.S. Netflix, but it does in Canada! There is a third season coming. Instant Streaming Only, Canada

May 29th

Streaming

Arrested Development – Season 5 (TV comedy, Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi) – It’s back! The Bluth’s make their return to Netflix, and I can’t wait. Instant Streaming Only, it does not appear to be downloadable.

Disney Pixar’s Coco (family animation, Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal) – Can you believe I had never heard of this until recently? Where have I been hiding? Anyway, enjoy while you can – Disney will be pulling everything pretty soon. Instant Streaming Available

May 28th

Streaming

Good Witch – Season 3 (TV drama, Catherine Bell, James Denton) – People have been waiting for this one! There is a fourth season. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Supernatural – Season 13 (TV sci-fi, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) – The Supernatural sibs return! There is a 14th season coming. Instant Streaming Only (for now), downloadable

Arrow – Season 6 (TV sci-fi, Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy) – The sixth season of the CW version of the Green Arrow has arrived! There is a seventh season in the works. Instant Streaming Only (for now), downloadable

Riverdale – Season 2 (TV drama, K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart) – The Archie comics done by the CW will continue for a third season. I’m not sure how I feel about this show – the names are so ridiculous it’s hard to watch. Instant Streaming Only (for now), downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Atlanta – Season 1 (TV comedy, Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry) – Rapper and his cousin try to jumpstart his career. There is a second season. I have no idea if this one will stream, so DVD Only

Jane (documentary) – New footage provides insight into Jane Goodall in this biodoc. DVD Only

May 27th

Streaming

The Break With Michelle Wolf (comedy special) – Yes, I will be watching this. Oh yes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 26th

Streaming

Sara’s Notebook (foreign drama, Belen Rueda, Marian Alvarez) – Spanish language story of a woman from Madrid looking for her missing sister in the Congo. Instant Streaming Only

May 25th

Streaming

The Toys That Made Us – Season 2 (TV docuseries) – Classic toys featured this season include Lego and Star Trek. I can relate. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life (comedy special) – I love both of them. I will definitely watch them be silly. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ibiza (comedy, Jillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer) – Don’t bring your party friends along to your international work meeting, ladies. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 24th

Streaming

Fauda – Season 2 (foreign TV action, Lior Raz, Hisham Suliman) – This show about an Israeli agent on the trail of a Palestinian can be watched in either Hebrew or English. I believe the English is dubbed. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Survivors Guide to Prison (documentary, Jesse Williams, Danny Trejo) – An examination of criminal justice system failures through the stories of two wrongly convicted men. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 23rd

Streaming

Explained – Season 1 (TV docuseries) – It’s a show explaining stuff! Like crypto-currency, and K-Pop. It’s unclear if the whole season drops at once or if it’s one episode a week. Instant Streaming Only

DVD Subscribers

No Home Movie (documentary) – Filmmaker Chantal Akerman’s memorial to her mother, a holocaust survivor, in this film made using conversations from the end of her life. DVD Only

May 22nd

Streaming

Dynasty – Season 1 (TV drama, Grant Show, Elizabeth Gillies) – This CW remake of the popular 1980s show has been renewed for a second season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Shooter – Season 2 (TV action, Ryan Phillipe, Omar Epps) – I’d like to catch up on this series about a former sniper framed for murder – the cast is great. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Mob Psycho 100 – Season 1 (foreign TV action, Tatsuomi Hamada, Kazuki Namioka) – Japanese language show about a psychic teenager just trying to keep it real, man. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tog Notaro: Happy to Be Here (comedy special) – Stand-up with parenting confessions – I’ll take it! Instant Streaming Only

Graduation (foreign drama, Adrian Titieni, Maria Dragus) – Romanian language story of a father wrestling with what to do about an assault on his daughter as she prepares for her exams. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Call the Midwife – Season 7 (TV drama, Helen George, Charlotte Ritchie) – This period series has been renewed for both a season 8 and 9, which brings it all the way up to 1965. It is a streamer, but I don’t know when, so DVD Only for now (except in Canada, where they have it already!)

Vazante (foreign drama, Adriano Carvalho, Juliana Carneiro da Cunha) – Portuguese language story of a slave trader, his child bride, and what she does while he’s away. DVD Only

The Party (comedy, Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz) – Dark comedy about a politician who chooses to make some announcements at a dinner party. There’s no way it’s as funny as the 1968 The Party, starring Peter Sellers, but I’ll give it a shot. DVD Only

Early Man (family animation, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston) – Claymation cavemen. I don;t usually do animation, but this looks cute and has a great voice cast. DVD Only

Wonderstruck (drama, Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore) – Based on the book – a double period piece, taking place in 1927 and 1977. Follows two kids who travel to NYC. DVD Only

I Kill Giants (drama, Zoe Saldana, Madison Wolfe) – When reality begins to crack into a young girl’s compensatory fantasy life. DVD Only

Daphne & Velma (family, Sarah Jeffery, Sarah Gilman) – Scooby ladies origin story – how fun! DVD Only

Souvenir (foreign drama, Isabelle Huppert, Kévin Azaïs) – French language story of friendship blossoming in a pate factory. It is French, after all. DVD Only

Genesis (sci-fi, John Hannah, Chike’ Okonkwo) – I’ve always liked John Hannah. Here he stars in a robot apocalypse drama. I’ll totally see it. DVD Only

Black Hollow Cage (sci-fi, Lowena McDonell, Julian Nicholson) – Time traveling girl tries to change the past. Oh, that never turns out quite right…DVD Only

Troll Inc. (documentary, Andrew Auernheimer) – An actual examination of internet troll culture. I had no idea there was any unifying theme there. DVD Only

On the Beach at Night Alone (foreign drama, Min-hie Kim, Seo Young-hwa) – Korean language story of a woman trying to leave a failed relationship behind by traveling to Germany. DVD Only

May 21st

Streaming

Senora Acero – Season 4 (TV drama, Blanca Soto, Litzy) – Spanish language show about a woman taking over her late husband’s drug business to care for her son. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable. It has been renewed for a fifth season

Canada Streaming

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Season 5 (TV comedy, Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher) – This series just got a reprieve after being canceled by Fox – NBC picked it up for a sixth season. This one is not a streamer in the U.S., but you guys get it! Instant Streaming Only, Canada

May 19th

Streaming

Scandal – Season 7 (TV drama, Kerry Washington, Guillermo Díaz) – Over and out Olivia Pope – this is the last season of the hit ABC show. Instant Streaming Only (for now)Canada, it doesn’t look like you’re getting this one yet

Small Town Crime (thriller, John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson) – Ex-cop alcoholic finds purpose after finding a body. This one has been available on DVD since March, now it is Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

May 18th

Streaming

13 Reasons Why – Season 2 (TV drama, Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford) – I hate that this is even a thing. The first season was awful in so many ways – I can’t imagine them somehow making up for that with this ratings grab. Boooooooo, Netflix. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Cargo (horror, Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes) – Oh, yes, please! Australian zombies with Martin Freeman – I am ALL IN. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Catching Feelings (comedy, Kagiso Lediga, Pearl Thusi) – Set in South Africa, a couple’s life is turned upside down by a famous author. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Beuys (foreign documentary, Joseph Beuys) – German language documentary about German performance artist and sculptor Joseph Beuys. DVD Only

May 15th

Streaming

Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce – Season 4 (TV dramedy, Lisa Edelstein, Beau Garrett) – She’s still guiding! This Bravo show has been renewed for a fifth and last season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable (Canada, it looks like you aren’t getting this one)

DVD Subscribers

Rick and Morty – Season 3 (adult animation, Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell) – Adult Swim comedy about a mad scientist and his family. DVD Only here, but it does Stream on Hulu. There may or may not be a season 4.

The Shannara Chronicles – Season 2 (TV sci-fi, Manu Bennett, Aaron Jakubenko) – More teenagers saving the dystopian future. It looks like this is the last season unless another network saves the show. It is a streamer but I don;t know when – so DVD Only for now.

The Brokenwood Mysteries – Season 4 (TV drama, Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland) – New Zealand crime series about an eccentric detective. There will be a fifth season. DVD Only on Netflix, it is part of an Acorn TV subscription on Amazon.

L.O.R.D.: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (foreign sci-fi anime, Bingbing Fan, Kris Wu) – Mandarin language motion captured animated story of a warring kingdom. DVD Only

Samson (drama, Taylor James, Jackson Rathbone) – Samson and Delilah. DVD Only

Submergence (drama, James McAvoy, Alicia Vikander) – Spy/scientist couple must part. DVD Only

The Monkey King 3 (foreign sci-fi, Aaron Kwok, Shaofeng Feng) – Mandarin language story that’s clearly an installment in an ongoing plotline – this time taking place in a kingdom run by evil women. DVD Only

The Other Side of Hope (foreign dramedy, Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen) – French language story of a friendship between a Syrian refugee and a restaurant owner. DVD Only

The Forgiven (drama, Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana) – Good cast for this political drama about Desmond Tutu meeting a convicted murderer. DVD Only

Bent (thriller, Karl Urban, Sofía Vergara) – Ex-cop looks for the person who framed him and sent him to prison. DVD Only

I Am MLK Jr. (documentary, Martin Luther King Jr., Nick Cannon) – MLK bio-doc. DVD Only

Cocaine Godmother (drama, Catherine Zeta-Jones) – Bio-pic about Miami drug lord Griselda Blanco. Made-for-TV. DVD Only

The Honor List (drama, Meghan Rienks, Sasha Pieterse) – A high school friend group reunites after one dies to honor her by doing things they always promised. DVD Only

10 x 10 (thriller, Luke Evans, Kelly Reilly) – Creep kidnaps woman to get her to tell him a secret. She won’t do it. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Call the Midwife – Season 7 (TV drama, Helen George, Charlotte Ritchie) – It looks like you all are getting this before we get it in the U.S.! Instant Streaming Available, Canada

May 13th

Streaming

Ali Wong: Hard Knock Life (comedy special) – Pregnant comedian does stand-up about marriage and parenthood. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 11th

Streaming

Bill Nye Saves the World – Season 3 (TV talk, Bill Nye) – The science crusader and his guests bring you more science for your daily life. He snagged an Emmy nom for this show. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Who Was? Show – Season 1 (TV comedy, Haley Tju, Adam Hochstetter) – A sketch comedy show for tweens based on a series of books. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist – Season 1 (docuseries) – True crime series (looks like maybe a mini-series) about a bizarre bank robbery. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Kissing Booth (comedy, Joey King, Joel Courtney) – Teen comedy about a first kiss, a forbidden romance, and a strained friendship. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 10th

Streaming

Safe – Season 1 (TV drama, Michael C. Hall, Amanda Abbington) – Another Netflix series created by Harlan Coben! I am VERY excited for this story of a grieving widower whose daughter goes missing. If The Five was any indication, this could be fantastic. Instant Streaming Only

May 8th

Streaming

Hari Kondabolu: Warn Your Relatives (comedy special) – Stand up comedy, Netflix original. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Odyssey (foreign action, Lambert Wilson, Audrey Tautou) – This French language Jacques Cousteau biopic covers about 30 years of his adult life. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Kaleidoscope (thriller, Toby Jones, Anne Reid) – This ex-con has issues with his mother. This could be creepy- good, because Toby Jones can be so creepy-good. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Desolation (thriller, Jaimi Paige, Alyshia Ochse) – Grieving woman goes into the woods to scatter her husband’s ashes, and finds herself being stalked. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

12 Strong (action, Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon) – I wouldn’t usually pass up a Hemsworth opportunity, but I’m not sure how interested I am in this Afghanistan military drama. DVD Only

50 Shades Freed (drama, Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan) – Final installment of the 50 shades trilogy. If you dig them, I suspect you already know. DVD Only

Paradox (foreign action, Tony Jaa, Louis Koo) – Cantonese language story of a cop trying to find his kidnapped daughter only to find massive corruption. DVD Only

7 Guardians of the Tomb (action, Bingbing Li, Kellan Lutz) – Also starring, oddly, Kelsey Grammar, in a story about fighting mutant spiders. Really Frasier? DVD Only

Almost Friends (comedy, Freddie Highmore, Odeya Rush) – Former chef gets a kick in the butt when he meets a new girl and his father shows back up in his life. DVD Only

May 5th

Streaming

Faces Places (foreign documentary) – French language look at French New Wave director Agnès Varda. Available since March to DVD subscribers it is now Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

May 4th

Streaming

The Rain – Season 1 (foreign TV thriller, Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tonnesen) – Danish language dystopian future series about young survivors looking for answers. Instant Streaming Only

Dear White People – Season 2 (TV comedy, Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell) – A second season of the sort-of-controversial series. No word yet on a third season. Instant Streaming Only

Busted – Season 1 (foreign TV variety, Yoo Jae Suk, Ahn Jae Wook) – Korean language show with seven K-Pop stars solving mysteries. Instant Streaming Only

A Little Help With Carol Burnett (TV comedy, Carol Burnett, Russell Peters) – The fabulous Carol Burnett returns to TV! This time she’s joined by a group of kids to answer questions and solve problems for the audience. Oh, yes, I will be watching! Instant Streaming Only

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction: Tina Fay (TV talk) – This month’s installment of David Letterman’s extended interview series. Instant Streaming Only

Manhunt (foreign action, Hanyu Zhang, Masaharu Fukuyama) – Mandarin language story of a prosecutor trying to clear his name. Instant Streaming Only

No Estoy Loca (foreign dramedy, Ignacia Allamand, Ramón Llao) – Spanish language story of a woman who is hospitalized after a series of traumatic events. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Forgive Us Our Debts (foreign drama, Marco Giallini, Claudio Santamaria) – Italian language story of an unemployed man goes to work for a debt collector. It does not go well.

End Game (documentary) – Examining the lives of people with terminal illnesses and people in medical fields trying to help them. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Anon (drama, Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried) – Techno-drama about a society without privacy and a stealthy assassin. I’ll watch this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 2nd

DVD Subscribers

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Season 4 (TV comedy, Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher) – I know it would be worth it for Braugher, but I can’t seem to get past Samberg to start this series. It is not a streamer on Netflix, so DVD Only here, but it is streaming on Hulu and you can catch episodes of the 5th (current) season on the Fox site.

Chicago Med – Season 2 (TV drama, Oliver Platt, S. Epatha Merkerson) – Oh, Chicago. So many series, so many spin-offs. This one has a good cast, though. It does not stream on Netflix, so DVD Only here. But it does stream on Hulu. There is a third season.

Agatha Christie’s The Witness For the Prosecution (TV drama, Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough) – BBC movie about the murder of a wealthy woman in London in the 1920s. DVD Only

The Other Half (drama, Tom Cullen, Tatiana Maslany) – You’ll recognize Maslany from Orphan Black. Here she stars as a bipolar woman in a new relationship. DVD Only

Streaming

Black Lightning – Season 1 (TV action, Cress Williams, James Remar) – And the CW shows have begun! This one is about a retired vigilante getting back into the crime fighting game. It has been renewed for a second season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Jailbreak (foreign action, Celine Tran, Jean-Paul Ly) – Khmer language action comedy about a prison riot? I don’t know. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dayveon (drama, Devin Blackmon, Dontrell Bright) – Left by violence without a family, a young boy ends up in a gang. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

The 100 – Season 5 (TV sci-fi, Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley) – I think this is one you all are getting week by week as it airs on the CW in the states. Instant Streaming Only. Canada

May 1st

Streaming

Queens of Comedy – Season 1 (reality TV competition) – I think this is an Indian comedian competition aired by TLC India. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

27: Gone Too Soon (documentary) – A look at the large number of musicians who have died at the age of 27. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

A Life of Its Own: The Truth About Medical Marijuana (documentary) – An examination of the status, stigma, and controversy surrounding medical marijuana. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Darc (action, Tony Schiena, Armand Assante) – Interpol works with the yakuza to stop human trafficking. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

God’s Own Country (drama, Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu) – A young man reluctantly working his family’s farm after his father has an accident finds a new attitude when friendship and romance blooms with a Romanian seasonal worker. This came out on DVD in January, now it’s Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous Live at Radio City (comedy special) – I’ve seen one of his stand-up specials before and I think I liked it. I don’t really remember, which probably isn’t the best sign in the world… Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

My Perfect Romance (romance, Lauren Holly, Jodie Sweetin) – A Canadian rom/com about a dating service. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Sometimes (foreign drama, Prakash Raj, Shreya Reddy) – Tamil language drama about a group of strangers all waiting for their HIV test results. Instant Streaming Only

The Carter Effect (documentary, Vince Carter, Drake) – Sports doc about NBA star Vince Carter. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Clapper (comedy, Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried) – A paid audience member becomes a star. This just came out for DVD subscribers in March and now it’s Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable

The Strange Name Movie (documentary) – A look at the lives of people who have…strange names. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (sci-fi, Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster) – I’ve only seen the first movie in this trilogy. I liked it, so I should probably catch up with the second and this, the final installment. DVD Only

Paddington 2 (family, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins) – People loved the first Paddington (which is Available on Instant Streaming, by the way) and it seems were just as charmed by this sequel. DVD Only

Nostalgia (drama, Jon Hamm, Catherine Keener) – Oooh, great cast for this story about grieving people looking fro comfort. I’ll definitely see this. DVD Only

Broken (drama, Sean Bean, Adrian Dunbar) – This BBC movie stars Sean Bean as a priest with a challenging parish in Northern England. DVD Only

Taco Shop (comedy, Tyler Posey, Paula Jai Parker) – Taco shop vs. taco truck. Presumably hilarity ensues. DVD Only

All I Wish (comedy, Sharon Stone, Tony Goldwyn) – Middle aged rom/com. DVD Only

Peter Rabbit (family, James Corden, Rose Byrne) – Combo of live action and animation for this reboot of a classic. DVD Only

Winchester (thriller, Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke) – Oh, this looks awesome! Bio-drama about Winchester heiress convinced she’s haunted by those the rifle harmed. I’ve heard about the bizarre mansion she built, now I need to see the movie. DVD Only

Wait for Your Laugh (documentary, Rose Marie, Dick Van Dyke) – The late Rose Marie looks at her decades long career shortly before she died. DVD Only

Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (horror, Michael Gross, Jamie Kennedy) – I can’t believe they’re still making these – and Michael Gross is still in them! Awesome. DVD Only

Please Stand By (dramedy, Dakota Fanning, Toni Collette) – Girl with autism heads to Hollywood to sell her writing, caregiver follows. I’ll totally see this. DVD Only

The Insult (foreign drama, Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha) – Arabic language story about a street conflict that could end up causing a political crisis. DVD Only

In the Fade (foreign drama, Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto) – German language story of a grieving woman set on hunting down the neo-Nazis that killed her family. DVD Only

God’s Best Friend (romance, Kris Kristofferson, Will King) – A dog dies, a wedding is canceled, there is some sort of divine intervention, I don’t even know. DVD Only

First We Take Brooklyn (drama, Danny A. Abeckaser, AnnaLynne McCord) – Ex-com goes back to old neighborhood, life of crime starts to pull him back in. Shocker. DVD Only

The Unwilling (horror, Dina Meyer, David Lipper) – Pandora’s box shows up at a will reading. DVD Only

Stephanie (horror, Shree Cooks, Anna Torv) – Things don’t turn out well for parent who abandon their child with a bunch of supernatural tomfoolery afoot. DVD Only

In Between (foreign drama, Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh) – Hebrew language story of three Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

iZombie – Season 4 (TV dramedy, Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin) – Wow, you guys are getting the zombies right away! I hope we do, too. Canada

April 29th

Canada Streaming

Superstition – Season 1 (TV drama, Mario Van Peebles, Robinne Lee) – Morticians with supernatural otherworldly powers! I hope this also comes to the US! Instant Streaming Only, Canada Only

April 27th

Streaming

3% – Season 2 (foreign TV drama, Joao Miguel, Bianca Comparato) – Portuguese language series about a future in which you get one shot at being part of the small percentage of people who get to live in something other than squalor. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Week Of (comedy, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock) – I don’t like either Sandler or Rock, so I’m not terribly interested in this comedy about the wedding of their kids. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Man Who Knew Infinity (drama, Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons) – Biopic about an early 20th century Indian mathematician. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Candy Jar (family, Christina Hendricks, Helen Hunt) – High school debate rivals apply to college. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bobby Kennedy for President (TV docuseries) – A look at the 1060s and Robert F. Kennedy using archival footage and interviews. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 26th

Canada Streaming

The 100 – Season 5 (TV sci-fi, Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley) – Earth is still in big trouble as this series heads into its fifth season. No word yet on a sixth – also no word on a US streaming date. Instant Streaming Only – Canada

April 25th

Streaming

Bill Nye: Science Guy (documentary, Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson) – He used to just be for kids – now he’s taking on climate change. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Psychokinesis (foreign action, Ryo Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung) – Korean language story of a man trying to use newfound superpowers to help his daughter. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 24th

Streaming

Call the Midwife – Season 6 Christmas Special (TV drama, Vanessa Redgrave, Bryony Hannah) – Just a one-shot special. I believe this has been renewed for three more seasons. Sorry Canada, it looks like you aren’t getting this special. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up (comedy special) – I find him funny at times, will be interested to see his stand-up. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Shameless – Season 8 (TV dramedy, William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum) – I love this show. It is a streamer, but I don’t have a date yet. Until then, DVD Only. It has been renewed for a ninth season.

Archer – Season 8 (TV adult animation, H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer) – This animated spy comedy does not stream on Netflix, so DVD Only here. But it is on Hulu, if you subscribe there!

Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (sci-fi, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher) – If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ve likely already seen it. If not, you probably won’t. Is there anyone in the middle? DVD Only

Backstabbing for Beginners (thriller, Theo James, Ben Kingsley) – Well, I do like this title. And the lead actors. So perhaps I will see this political thriller based on real events. DVD Only

Hostiles (western, Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike) – 1892 period piece about an Army captain escorting a Cheyenne family to their homeland in Montana. DVD Only

Forever My Girl (drama, Alex Roe-Brown, Jessica Rothe) – Football star flees hometown only to return years later as a star to “claim his woman.” Yuck. DVD Only

Den of Thieves (action, Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber) – Bank robbers trying to steal currency set to be destroyed. DVD Only

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (drama, Annette Bening, Jamie Bell) – Oh, I do love Annette Bening. Here she plays a movie star having an affair with a younger man. Based on the life of actress Gloria Grahame. DVD Only

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (documentary, Diane Kruger, Mel Brooks) – This doc highlights the film star’s side gig as an inventor of wireless communication forms. DVD Only

The Strange Ones (thriller, Alex Pettyfer, James Freedson-Jackson) – Brothers mourning the murder of their father find some twists in their story during a road trip. DVD Only

The Final Year (documentary, John Kerry, Samantha Power) – A look at Barack Obama’s last year in office. DVD Only

The Devil and Father Amorth (documentary, Gabriele Amorth) – William Friedkin films an elderly priest performing an exorcism in Italy. DVD Only

Last Seen in Idaho (action, Casper Van Dien, Hallie Shepherd) – Murder, amnesia, visions of her future death. This is one seriously unlucky woman. DVD Only

Have a Nice Day (foreign anime, Zhu Changlong, Cao Kai) – Mandarin language satire about greed. DVD Only

A Violent Life (foreign drama, Jean Michelangeli, Henri-Noël Tabary) – French language story of a young man returning to danger in Corsica for the funeral of a friend. DVD Only

Sweet Virginia (thriller, Jon Bernthal, Christopher Abbott) – Motel owner is not hearly wary enough about his guests after a triple murder in his town. DVD Only

The Tribes of Palos Verde (drama, Jennifer Garner, Justin Kirk) – Coming of age story about a girl whose family changes after moving to California. DVD Only

Outside In (drama, Jay Duplass, Edie Falco) – Terrific cast for this story of an ex-con trying to adjust to the outside world. This was supposed to release a while back, but got delayed. DVD Only

April 21st

Streaming

The Letdown – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Alison Bell, Duncan Fellows) – Follows the quirky members of a new parents support group. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 20th

Streaming

Aggretsuko – Season 1 (foreign anime, Kaolip, Komegumi Koiwasaki) – Japanese language series about a dissatisfied office worker and the karaoke that keeps her sane. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dope – Season 2 (TV docuseries) – Focuses on drugs from various perspectives – cops, users, dealers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dude (dramedy, Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott) – A group of girls smoking weed during their last weeks of high school. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Kodachrome (dramedy, Ed Harris, Jason Sudekis) – Love Ed Harris! Here he is a dying dad on a road trip with his son. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Mercury 13 (documentary) – Female astronauts replaced by men in 1961. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Allure (thriller, Evan Rachel Wood, Julia Sarah Stone) – Thirty year old woman becomes obsessed with teenage girl. DVD Only

April 19th

Streaming

Charite – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Alicia von Rittberg, Maximilian Meyer-Bretschneider) – German language series set in a Berlin hospital in 1888. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey – Season 1 (foreign TV romance, Mayuko Kawakita) – Japanese language series about a group of people traveling through Asia looking for love. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Chasing the Dragon (foreign action, Donnie Yen, Andy Lau) – Cantonese language story of an undocumented immigrant drug lord in Hong Kong. Based on a true story. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

It’s Not Yet Dark (documentary, Colin Farrell) – A filmmaker with ALS refuses to be deterred by his increasing disability. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

The Alienist – Season 1 (TV drama, Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans) – I think this is a mini-series. Late 19th century period piece about a serial killer in NYC. I hope this one comes to US Streaming! Instant Streaming Only, Canada Only

April 18th

Streaming

How to Get Away With Murder – Season 4 (TV drama, Viola Davis, Billy Brown) – This 4th season is coming to streaming before DVD – I love that! No word yet on a fifth season. Instant Streaming Only

Friend Request (thriller, Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley) – Is that social media friend a friend or a murderous demon? I think you know the answer. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Pele (drama, Leonardo Lima Carvalho, Kevin de Paula) – A biographical drama about the childhood of a soccer great. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 17th

Streaming

The Chalet – Season 1 (foreign TV crime drama, Chloe Lambert, Philippe Dusseau) – French language series about a group of friends finding danger on a remote vacation. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Honeymoon Stand-Up Special – Collection 1 (comedy special, Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher) – Three stand-up specials from this pair. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Greatest Showman (musical, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron) – Oh, I’m definitely going to be seeing this! I love Hugh Jackman and can’t resist a good production number. DVD Only

The Post (drama, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep) – Government vs. the press during Nixon administration. Timely. DVD Only

In Her Name (foreign drama, Daniel Auteuil, Sebastian Koch) – French language film based on teh true story of a father looking for justice for his murdered child. DVD Only

The Commuter (thriller, Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga) – Average guy insurance salesman gets pulled into train ride terror. Who would look at Liam Neeson and think he’s average? COME ON! DVD Only

Deep Blue Sea 2 (horror, Danielle Savre, Michael Beach) – Don’t test drugs on sharks. Seriously. DVD Only

Humor Me (comedy, Jemaine Clement, Elliott Gould) – Playwright hits the skids and ends up living in his father’s retirement community. DVD Only

Honor Up (action, Damon Dash, Cam’ron) – Drug/crime drama executive produced by Kanye West. DVD Only

American Folk (drama, Joe Purdy, Amber Rubarth) – Music brings strangers together after 9/11. DVD Only

Killing for Love (documentary, Imogen Poots, Daniel Brühl) – Examination of a 1985 double murder. DVD Only

A Demon Within (horror, Charlene Amoia, Clint Glenn Hummel) – Dude knows there’s a demon in his childhood home. He should let the people who buy it know that. DVD Only

April 15th

Canada Streaming

Monty Python – a whole lot of everything! The U.S. isn’t getting this treasure trove including The Holy Grail, The Life of Brian, The Flying Circus and much, much more. Canada

April 13th

Streaming

Lost in Space – Season 1 (action, Molly Parker, Toby Stephens) – Reboot! I will definitely watch as the Robinson’s tackle space nemeses after their space ship crashes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The New Girl – Season 6 (TV comedy, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson) – A new season available on Instant Streaming!

Death in Paradise – Season 6 (TV dramedy, Danny John-Jules, Elisabeth Bourgine) – Scotland Yard detective finds himself working in the laid back Caribbean. Instant Streaming Available

Chef’s Table – Season 4 – Pastry (reality) – Gourmet desserts from around the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

I Am Not an Easy Man (foreign comedy, Vincent Elbaz, Marie-Sophie Ferdane) – French language rom/com about a chauvinist who wakes to a world controlled by women. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Come Sunday (drama, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Martin Sheen) – Preacher Carlton Pearson has a crisis of faith in this bio-drama. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Love Beats Rhymes (musical, Azealia Banks, Jill Scott) – College rapper discovers poetry. Was out on DVD, now Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Nails (horror, Shauna Macdonald, Ross Noble) – A badly injured woman unfortunately shares her room with something inhuman. Bummer. Was DVD Only, Now Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Legend of the Naga Pearls (foreign action, Darren Wang, Simon Yam) – Mandarin language action fantasy about a winged species looking for long sought revenge on humans. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Bitch (comedy, Jason Ritter, Jaime King) – I really like Jason Ritter, and I really like dark comedy. But I don’t know about this movie about a woman who takes on the persona of a dog. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Bullet Head (thriller, Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas) – Criminals trapped in a warehouse hang out and reflect on their life choices. I think this is probably a lot more tense than the description sounds. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

100 Men (documentary) – Filmmaker’s former lovers talk about gay men and social change. No longer available on DVD – Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Kills on Wheels (foreign comedy, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Zoltán Fenyvesi) – Hungarian language black comedy about a disabled crew of hit-men for hire. No longer available on DVD, Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Revolt (sci-fi, Lee Pace, Bérénice Marlohe) – Alien invasion leaves two guys wandering across Kenya looking for refuge. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

The Journey (drama, Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney) – A fictional account of a real meeting between opponents in Ireland that led to 2006 St. Andrews Agreement. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

From the Land of the Moon (foreign drama, Marion Cotillard, Louis Garrel) – French language adaptation of the book Mal de Pierres, by Milena Agus – a story of a woman torn between two men. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Leap (family animation, Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff) – Story of an aspiring ballerina in late 1800s Paris. Looks like stop motion animation. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Super Dark Times (thriller, Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan) – Teenagers respond stupidly to unfortunate accident. That certainly isn’t going to go well. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Unleashed (comedy, Kate Micucci, Justin Chatwin) – Pets transform into male suitors. Seriously? Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Acts of Vengeance (action, Antonio Banderas, Karl Urban) – Lawyer wants vengeance for the murder of his family. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Tulip Fever (drama, Dane DeHaan, Alicia Vikander) – 17th century tulip themed romantic period piece set in Amsterdam. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Princess Cyd (drama, Rebecca Spence, Jessie Pinnick) – Coming of age while spending the summer visiting an aunt in Chicago. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Dream Boat (documentary) – A look at five men on a week-long yearly cruise exclusively for gay men. No longer available on DVD – Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Women’s Balcony (foreign comedy, Evelin Hagoel, Igal Naor) – Hebrew language story about a collapsing balcony leading to trouble in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

A Gray State (documentary) – A documentary looking into the deaths of a documentary film maker and his family. No longer available on DVD – Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 12th

Streaming

Pickpockets (foreign drama, Carlos Bardem, Natalia Reyes) – Spanish language story of Colombian teenagers learning to become successful petty thieves. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 10th

Streaming

Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast (comedy special) – British stand-up comedy special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tale of Tales (sci-fi, Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel) – Three part anthology filled with magic and monsters and weirdness galore. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Swim Team (documentary) – A look at three high school swimmer with autism. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Outlander – Season 3 (TV drama, Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan) – This Starz original time travel romance drama series is based on the books by Diana Gabaldon. And I really want to see it. It’s not a streamer on Netflix so DVD Only, you can get it on the Starz app (which you can also buy and watch through Amazon)

Secrets and Lies – Season 1 (TV drama, Juliette Lewis, Ryan Phillippe) – This ABC crime drama about a man uncovering secrets in his town was cancelled after 2 seasons. The second is not available yet and I have no idea if it will stream. DVD Only

Looking Glass (thriller, Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney) – What happens when you buy a cheap motel? Nothing good, my friends. I like Robin Tunney a lot, I’ll see this one. This was originally scheduled to come out the 3rd, and got pushed back a week. DVD Only

Phantom Thread (drama, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville) – Oscar nominated and Daniel Day-Lewis’s final film before retiring. It’s a period piece set in London in the 1950s, about a fashion designer. DVD Only

All the Money in the World (thriller, Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg) – This biopic about the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III snagged an Oscar Nom for Christopher Plummer, who replaced the literally erased from the film Kevin Spacey. DVD Only

Molly’s Game (drama, Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba) – Fantastic cast for this story of a former skier turned gambling hostess. The screenplay was nominated for an Oscar. DVD Only

The Young Karl Marx (drama, August Diehl, Stefan Konarske) – Karl Marx bio-pic. DVD Only

For Ahkeem (documentary) – Follows the life of a teenager at an alternative school who is determined to succeed in a post Ferguson world. DVD Only

Proud Mary (thriller, Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown) – Travails of an assassin. I love Taraji P. Henson, I’ll see this one. DVD Only

Braven (action, Jason Momoa, Jill Wagner) – Jason Momoa vs. drug dealers? Yes please! DVD Only

Gone Are the Days (western, Lance Henriksen, Tom Berenger) – Aging outlaw wants to go out with a bang. DVD Only

Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (foreign action, Tae-hyun Cha, Ju Ji-hoon) – Korean language action fantasy about a fireman making his way to the afterlife. Based on a web comic. DVD Only

The Price of Fame (documentary, Ted DiBiase, Ted DiBiase Jr.) – The life of wrestler Ted DiBiase. DVD Only

Rave Party Massacre (horror, Sara Bess, Evan Taylor Williams) – Don’t have your rave in an old abandoned hospital, youths. It won’t end well for anyone. DVD Only

Mohawk (action, Kaniehtiio Horn, Eamon Farren) – Period action piece set during the War of 1812, follows three Mohawk teenagers on the run from soldiers. DVD Only

Us and Them (thriller, Jack Roth, Tim Bentinck) – British film about working class guys cook up terrible idea to even the playing field. DVD Only

Tales of Mexico (foreign drama, Irène Jacob, Kaori Momoi) – Spanish language anthology of eight stories all taking place in the same room over a 100 year time period. DVD Only

Family Games (drama, Megan Boone, Larry Bryggman) – Dysfunctional family wedding drama. DVD Only

The Perfect Catch (TV movie, Nikki Deloach, Andrew W. Walker) – Hallmark movie about reconnecting with a high school sweetheart. I WONDER HOW IT WILL END???? DVD Only

April 9th

Streaming

AMO – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Apollo Abraham, Elijah Filamor) – Filipino language series about drug dealing and police corruption. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 7th

Streaming

24 Hours to Live (thriller, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer) – Dead assassin who is not dead, but only for one day to get redemption. I like Ethan Hawke, but I really? Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Canada Streaming

Dynasty – Season 1 (TV drama, Grant Show, Elizabeth Gillies) – Reboot of the 80-est of all the 80s shows. I don’t see this one coming to U.S. streaming anywhere, so it’s all you, Canada! Canada.

April 6th

Streaming

Money Heist – Season 2 (foreign TV action, Ursula Corbero, Itziar Ituno) – Spanish language series about a group of bank robbers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Troy: Fall of a City – Season 1 (action, Louis Hunter, Christiaan Schoombie) – A British show about the beginning of the Trojan War. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Boss Baby: Back in Business – Season 1 (children’s animation, JP Karliak, Kevin Michael Richardson) – Seriously Netflix? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Todo lo que sería de Lucas Lauriente (comedy special) – Spanish language stand-up comedy special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The 4th Company (foreign action, Adrian Ladron, Andoni Gracia) – Spanish language story of a prison football team. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Orbiter 9 (foreign sc-fi, Clara Lago, Álex González) – How long would it take you to fall in love withe the first guy you meet after spending your whole life alone on a space ship? Spanish language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ram Dass: Going Home (documentary, Ram Dass) – Spiritual teacher and author Dass on life and death. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

My Next Guest Needs No Instroduction – Jay-Z (talk) – April Installment of David Letterman’s extended interview series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

6 Balloons (drama, Abbi Jacobson, Dave Franco) – Sister tries to help heroin addict brother. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amateur (drama, Michael Rainey Jr., Josh Charles) – 14 year old basketballer discovers corruption in sport at his new prep school. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 5th

Streaming

Despicable Me 3 (family animation, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig) – If you dig these movies, this one is coming to streaming! Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall (documentary, Todrick Hall, Wayne Brady) – American Idol contestant tries to launch his own musical after achieving success on Broadway. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 4th

Canada Streaming

Prison Break 2017 (TV mini-series, Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell) – This is a single series continuation of the original series. Lucky Canadians get to see it streaming! It’s available only on DVD in the U.S., Available on Instant Streaming in Canada. Canada.

Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments – Season 2 (TV drama, Matthew Daddario, Katherine McNamara) – This series, based on the book about a human-angel hybrid, is only available in Canada – it isn’t even on Netflix DVD in the U.S. It streams a single episode a week. Canada.

April 3rd

Streaming

Fary is the New Black (foreign comedy special) – French language stand-up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Una (drama, Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn) – Girl who was abducted as a teen seeks to confront her attacker years later. This one has been available on DVD since January, now it’s Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Thor: Ragnorak (action, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston) – Yay! I’ve been waiting for this one, because I was too lazy to see it in the theaters. Top of the queue! DVD Only

Looking Glass (thriller, Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney) – What happens when you buy a cheap motel? Nothing good, my friends. I like Robin Tunney a lot, I’ll see this one. DVD Only

Permanent (comedy, Patricia Arquette, Rainn Wilson) – The story of a teenager and a perm. Oh, I will absolutely see this. DVD Only

Insideous: The Last Key (horror, Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell) – This is the fourth installment in this series. I saw the first one and it was scary – don’t know after that. DVD Only

Beast of Burden (thriller, Daniel Radcliffe, Grace Gummer) – Good cast for this drug dealer drama/thriller. DVD Only

Father Figures (comedy, Owen Wilson, Ed Helms) – Twins set out to find their dad. Owen Wilson is not my fave, so I’ll pass. DVD Only

Thelma (foreign thriller, Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins) – Norwegian language story of love, the paranormal, and parental disapproval. DVD Only

Boston: The Documentary (documentary, Matt Damon, Dave McGillivary) – Boston Marathon doc. DVD Only

Half Magic (comedy, Heather Graham, Angela Kinsey) – Looking for sex, finding sister friend empowerment. Cool, I’ll see it. DVD Only

Dead on Arrival (thriller, Billy Flynn, Chris Mulkey) – Bummer to be poisoned and on the run when you’re just trying to be a traveling salesman. DVD Only

Honey: Rise Up and Dance (drama, Teyana Taylor, Bryshere Gray) – Street dancer hoping for a scholarship. DVD Only

Uncle Gloria: One Helluva Ride (documentary) – This is fascinating. A guy dresses as a woman to evade the police, ends up wanting a sex change. I have to see this. DVD Only

Like Me (thriller, Addison Timlin, Ian Nelson) – Kid looking for fame records ugly real life and finds out fame isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. DVD Only

Where Have You Gone, Lou DiMaggio (documentary, Lou DiMaggio, Larry David) – TV writer who misses doing stand-up goes back to the stage. DVD Only

Dominion: The Last Star Warrior (sci-fi, Travis Hammer, Barry Lynch) – Alien invasion, alien looking for human woman he loves, you know the drill. DVD Only

Destined (drama, Cory Hardrict, Hill Harper) – Oh, this looks good. A look, from the POV of one event, of two very different ways a young man’s life could go. DVD Only

April 2nd

Canada Streaming

Ash vs. Evil Dead – Season 2 (TV sci-fi, Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless) – This one has been available for a while in the U.S., now it’s available on Instant Streaming in Canada as well. Canada.

April 1st

Streaming

A Sort of Family (foreign drama, Barbara Lennie, Daniel Arioz) – Spanish language story of a woman traveling in Argentina to adopt a baby. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 30th

Streaming

A Series of Unfortunate Events – Season 2 (TV comedy, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton) – Live action adaptation based on the Lemony Snicket books. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Rapture – Season 1 (docuseries) – A look at the cultural impact of hip-hop. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Titan (sci-fi, Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling) – Dystopian future genetic mutation? Yes, indeed. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Happy Anniversary (comedy, Noel Wells, Ben Schwartz) – What better way to spend an anniversary than contemplating splitting up? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

First Match (drama, Elvire Emanuelle, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) – A teenager tries to connect with her father by joining the wrestling team. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Trump: An American Dream – Season 1 (docuseries) – Self explanatory. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Sofía Niño de Rivera: Selección natural (foreign comedy special) – Spanish language stand-up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 27th

Streaming

Better Call Saul – Season 3 (TV dramedy, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks) – You never know when these some of these shows are going to pop up on Streaming! This has been out for a while on DVD, now it’s Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable. There is a 4th season coming, it will debut on AMC in April.

Men On a Mission- Season 1 (foreign TV comedy, Ho-dong Kang, Soo-geun Lee) Korean language comedy series about K-Pop stars and comedians posing as high school students. Instant Streaming Only

DVD Subscribers

Mr. Robot – Season 3 (TV drama, Rami Malek, Christian Slater) – If you can keep up with what’s going on, this series is pretty good. It isn’t a Netflix streamer (so DVD Only), but does stream on Amazon Prime, so watch for season 3 there.

Legion – Season 1 (TV sci-fi, Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller) – I watched the first season of this truly trippy series and I thought it was worth it. There is a second season starting April 3rd on FX. I don’t know if this will stream here (DVD Only for now), but it is streaming on Hulu.

The Americans – Season 5 (TV drama, Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys) – This Cold War era spy series has one more season to go. It does not stream on Netflix (so DVD Only), but is available on Amazon Prime

Decline and Fall (TV comedy, Jack Whitehall, Eva Longoria) – This British mini-series is based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh about an Oxford divinity student who finds himself expelled and teaching in Wales. DVD Only

Dolores (documentary, Dolores Huerta, Hillary Rodham Clinton) – Story of the co-founder of the first American farm workers’ union. DVD Only

Acts of Violence (action, Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser) – Bruce Willis takes on human trafficking. DVD Only

Last Man in Aleppo (foreign documentary) – Arabic language doc about first responders in the Syrian civil war, called White Helmets. DVD Only

The Last Movie Star (drama, Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter) – Interesting cast for this story of an aging actor. DVD Only

The Fencer (foreign drama, Märt Avandi, Ursula Ratasepp) – Estonian language film about a fencing instructor who had fled from the police. DVD Only

Who Killed Tupac? (documentary, Benjamin Crump) – This is described as an “investigative mini-series”. DVD Only

The Thousand Faces of Dunjia (foreign action, Aarif Lee, Ni Ni, Zhou Dongyu) – Mandarin language story of secret societies, aliens, and supernatural powers. DVD Only

The Relationtrip (comedy, Renée Felice Smith, Matt Bush) – Props for the clever title for this platonic road trip movie. DVD Only

The Executioners (horror, Natalie Burn, Jemma Dallender) – Women taken hostage fight back. And they like it. DVD Only

I Remember You (foreign thriller, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Anna Gunndís Guðmundsdóttir) – Icelandic language story of suicide, home renovation, and paranormal entities. DVD Only (I really hope this streams)

Outside In (drama, Jay Duplass, Edie Falco) – Ex-con looks to former English teacher in attempt to adjust. DVD Only

March 24th

Streaming

Red Trees (documentary) – Exploring the lives of one of the 12 families to survive Prague under the Nazis, as told by filmmaker Marina Willer, one of the descendants. This has been available to DVD subscribers since January, now it’s Instant Streaming Only

March 23rd

Streaming

The Santa Clarita Diet – Season 2 (TV comedy, Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant) – Zombie mom is back for another season. I never finished season 1, I need to get moving! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Into the Badlands – Season 1 (TV drama, Daniel Wu, Marton Csokas) – More dystopian feudal future! There is a third season. Instant Streaming Only

The Mechanism – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Selton Mello, Caroline Abras) – Portuguese language series about a Brazilian corruption scandal. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Requiem – Season 1 (TV thriller, Lydia Wilson, Joel Fry) – British series about a woman whose mother may be linked to a missing child. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Alexa & Katie – Season 1 (TV family, Paris Berelc, Isabel May) – A teenager with cancer starts high school. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Game Over, Man! (action, Sugar Lyn Beard, Steve Howey) – Slackers need to step up when faced with a hotel full of terrorists. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Layla M. (foreign drama, Nora El Koussou, Ilias Addab) – Dutch language drama about a Muslim teenager facing discrimination in Amsterdam. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Roxanne Roxanne (drama, Chante Adams, Mahershala Ali) – Bio-drama based on the life of rapper Roxanne Shante. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Strain – Season 4 (TV sci-fi, Corey Stoll, David Bradley) – Vampires and viruses, oh my! This does not stream on Netflix, so DVD Only here. It does stream on Hulu, so watch for this season to show up there. This is the final season.

March 21st

Streaming

Conor McGregor: Notorious (documentary, Conor McGregor) – Documenting a sports icon? Okay, I never heard of him, but apparently his big in the world of fighting/boxing/something. Instant Streaming Available

March 20th

Streaming

The Standups – Season 2 (comedy special) – New names in comedy get a chance to shine. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice (documentary) – The story of a woman named Eloise Corbell and her fight against mismanagement of native lands. Instant Streaming Only

DVD Subscribers

Elementary – Season 5 (TV drama, Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu) – This modern day Sherlock Holmes series is not a Netflix streamer, so DVD Only, here. But it is available to stream on Hulu. There is a sixth season upcoming.

NCIS: Los Angeles – Season 8 (TV drama, LL Cool J, Chris O’Donnell) – This long running NCIS spin-off has a ninth season coming. It does not stream here on Netflix, making it DVD Only. The only place I can find it streaming is on CBS All Access.

Bull – Season 1 (TV drama, Michael Weatherly, Annabelle Attanasio) – NCIS alum Weatherly stars as a trial consultant. Did you know this was based on the early years of Dr. Phil? I did not. DVD Only (I can only find it streaming on CBS All Access). There is a second season

Ray Donovan – Season 5 (TV drama, Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight) – This LA fixer will be back for a sixth season. It is DVD Only on Netflix, and it doesn’t stream anywhere but Showtime.

The Long Road Home – Season 1 (TV drama, Michael Kelly, Jason Ritter) – Set in 2004 Iraq, where an American unit faces an ambush. This may be a mini-series – no info on a second season. DVD Only

The Shape of Water (drama, Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon) – Best Picture Oscar winner – yes indeed I’ll be seeing this. DVD Only

Justice League (action, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot) – DC comics universe Big Movie. I feel like I should see it. DVD Only

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (action, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black) – We saw this in the theaters and it’s great fun. Check it out! DVD Only

Pitch Perfect 3 (comedy, Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson) – The third installment of aca-awesomeness. I’m not entirely sure this needed to be made, but I’ll still see it. DVD Only

Downsizing (comedy, Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig) – The small spaces movement gets extreme. I am absolutely seeing this. DVD Only

Ferdinand (family animation, John Cena, Kate McKinnon) – Oh, I loved this story growing up! This animated tale takes that gentle character and puts him into some weird abduction plot. But still, it’s Ferdinand! DVD Only

Small Town Crime (thriller, John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson) – Ex-cop alcoholic finds purpose after finding a body. DVD Only

Neat: The Story of Bourbon (documentary, Steve Zahn) – Self-explanatory title for this doc. DVD Only

The Divine Order (drama, Rachel Braunschweig, Marta Zoffoli) – Feminism in Switzerland 1970s period piece. DVD Only

The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (drama, Logan Lerman, Elle Fanning) – An author fades from public life after his first big success. This film looks at the mystery of his withdrawal. DVD Only

Django (foreign drama, Reda Kateb, Cécile De France) – French language biopic about Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt during WWII. DVD Only

Still/Born (horror, Sean Rogerson, Jenn Griffin) – Mother faces loss and demons. DVD Only

Lies We Tell (thriller, Gabriel Byrne, Sibylla Deen) – A chauffeur who has to protect his employer’s Muslim lover. DVD Only

The Work (documentary) – A look inside twice yearly open therapy sessions at Folsom Prison. DVD Only

11/8/16 (documentary) – Filmmakers talking to people on election day 2016. DVD Only

Miss Kiet’s Children (foreign documentary) – Dutch language story of four refugee kids learning to live in a new country. DVD Only

Augie (documentary, Augie Nieto, David Foster) – Creator of the Lifecycle bike becomes an ALS advocate after diagnosis. DVD Only

March 19th

Streaming

In Search of Felini (drama, Ksenia Solo, Mary Lynn Rajskub) – A shy young woman discovers Felini’s films and heads out in search of the man. This one has been available on DVD since January and is now Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

March 16th

Streaming

On My Block – Season 1 (comedy, Sierra Capri, Jason Genao) – Teen series about starting high school in inner-city Los Angeles. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Edha – Season 1 (foreign drama, Antonio Birabent, Sophia Castiglione) – Spanish language series about the dramatic life of a fashion designer. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Wild Wild Country – Season 1 (docuseries) – A look at the clash between locals and the members of a religious group in Oregon in the 1980s. This looks really good. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Benji (family, Gabriel Bateman, Darby Camp) – I can’t tell if this is a reboot or a continuation of the dog-saves-family stories from the 1970s and 80s. And as far as I can tell, Gabriel Bateman is not related to Jason or Justine. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Take Your Pills (documentary) – A look at how prescription drugs play a role in our overly competitive society. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Orphan Black – Season 5 (TV sci-fi, Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris) – The clones return for a final season. This one is not a streamer, so DVD Only on Netflix. The series does stream on Amazon Prime, so watch for this final season to show up there.

Scorched Earth (action, Gina Carano, Ryan Robbins) – Dystopian future bounty hunters. DVD Only

Gimme Danger (documentary, Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton) – Rockumentary about the 1960s group The Stooges. DVD Only

March 15th

Streaming

The Hollywood Masters – Season 2 (talk show) – Interviews with top actors and directors. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tabula Rasa – Season 1 (foreign TV thriller, Veerle Baetens, Stijn Van Opstal) – Dutch language series about a woman with amnesia who needs to clear her name. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 13th

Streaming

Children of the Whales – Season 1 (foreign anime, Natsuki Hanae, Manaka Iwami) – Japanese language. An island, magic, and an outsider who changes everything. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ricky Gervais: Humanity (comedy special) – I like Gervais, but have never seen him do stand-up. Will it be overload? Only one way to find out… Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Handmaid’s Tale – Season 1 (TV drama, Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes) – I am so excited to finally see this! I loved the book by Margaret Atwood and am even on board for a second season. This is a Hulu original, so DVD Only here.

Major Crimes – Season 6 (TV drama, Mary McDonnell, Tony Denison) – Police and prosecutors work together in this TNT spin-off of The Closer. This is the final season. This one is not a streamer in the U.S., so DVD Only

Fear the Walking Dead – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis) – I gave up on this Walking Dead spin-off after the first season, but it’s still going strong! There is a fourth season. It’s not a streamer, so DVD Only.

I, Tonya (drama, Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan) – Allison Janney collected the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in this Tonya Harding biopic. I can’t wait to see it. DVD Only

Call Me By Your Name (drama, Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet) – This coming of age in Italy story won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar. I’m in! DVD Only

Saturday Church (musical, Luka Kain, Margot Bingham) – We don’t see a lot of musicals! This one is about a trans teen finding a place for himself in a conservative world. DVD Only

The Disaster Artist (comedy, James Franco, Dave Franco) – Having seen and love/hated The Room, I am absolutely on board to see this spoof about the making of that God awful yet amazing movie. DVD Only

Children of the Corn: Runaway (horror, Marci Miller, Mary Kathryn Bryant) – I can’t believe they’re still making these. I believe this is number nine. DVD Only

Kickboxer: Retaliation (action, Alain Moussi, Christopher Lambert) – This also stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Mike Tyson. I don’t think we need to know more. DVD Only

1:54 (foreign drama, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Sophie Nélisse) – This French language drama about a bullied boy fighting back by being faster on the track team stars Sophie Nelisse, who was amazing as the lead in The Book Thief. DVD Only

Frank Serpico (documentary, Frank Serpico, John Turturro) – Bio-doc about the man behind the 1973 movie’s life after the film. DVD Only

Porto (drama, Anton Yelchin, Lucie Lucas) – Two movies starring the late Anton Yelchin this week. This one is a love story. DVD Only

The Assistant (foreign thriller, Nathalie Baye, Malik Zidi) – French language thriller about a grieving mother seeking revenge. DVD Only

Moka (foreign thriller, Emmanuelle Devos, Nathalie Baye) – French language story of a mother’s revenge. DVD Only

Apple of My Eye (drama, Avery Arendes, Amy Smart) – Girl who loses her sight gets a guide-horse. DVD Only

March 12th

Streaming

Troy: The Odyssey (fantasy, Dylan Vox, Lara Heller) – Looks like a low budget version of The Iliad. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Kygo: Live at the Hollywood Bowl (documentary) – This doc spotlights international musician Kygo, originally from Norway, getting ready for an extravaganza show at the Hollywood Bowl. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 10th

Streaming

Septiembre, un Llanto en Silencio (foreign drama, Costanza Andrade, Tuti Furlan) – Spanish language drama telling the story of a father and daughter during the 80s and 90s in Guatemala. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 9th

Streaming

Love – Season 3 (TV comedy, Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust) – I haven’t tried this Judd Apatow created dramedy, but I just read some of the reviews and think I may have to try it for the tale of two unlikable people looking for love. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

A.I.C.O. Incarnation – Season 1 (foreign anime, Yusuke Kobayashi, Haruka Shiraishi) – This Japanese language sci-fi anime is about high school students trying to solve the mystery of a biological experiment gone awry. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Nailed It! – Season 1 (reality, Nicole Byer, Jaques Torres) – VERY amateur bakers try to recreate what look exactly like the kinds of things that lead to Pinterest fails. I will definitely be watching this contest! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Collateral (TV drama mini-series, Carey Mulligan, John Simm) – A conspiracy crime thriller min-series. I like Carey Mulligan, I’ll give it a try. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction: Malala Yousafzai (talk, David Letterman) – I really like this extended interview format with Letterman as host, it’s a challenging new talk show format and his guests have been very interesting. I look forward to this installment. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Outsider (drama, Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano) – American soldier joins the Yakuza in post WWII Japan. I watched the trailer for this one – it looks good! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 8th

Streaming

Marvel’s Jessica Jones – Season 2 (TV sci-fi, Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor) – It’s been so long I’m going to have to re-watch the entire first season to remind myself what happened! And honestly, I’m okay with that. No word on a third season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bad Guys: Vile City – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Park Joong-Hoon, Kim Hong-Fa) – Korean language series about a group of prosecutors trying to take down a powerful CEO. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ladies First (documentary) – The story of Deepika Kumari, a young woman from India who is the world’s best female archer. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

Riverdale – Season 2 (TV drama, K.J. Apa, Cole Sprouse) – Archie comics based CW series that will air weekly on Netflix in Canada as it airs on the network in the U.S. Canada

March 6th

Streaming

Borderliner – Season 1 (foreign drama, Tobias Santelmann, Ellen Dorrit Petersen) – Norwegian language crime thriller series about a cop going above and beyond to protect his family. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Gad Elmaleh: American Dream (comedy special) – This is Gad Elmaleh’s first stand up special in English. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Trophy (documentary) – Big game hunting doc. Oooof. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Blame! (foreign anime, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa) Japanese language story of what looks a lot like the robot apocalypse. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Pirates of Somalia (drama, Evan Peters, Barkhad Abdi) – Based on the true story of a journalist who wants to contact Somali pirates. This has been out on DVD for a few months and is now Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable

Wind River (thriller, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen) – FBI agent and Fish and Wildlife tracker pair up to solve a murder. I like Jeremy Renner, I’ll see this one. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Big Bear (comedy, Joey Kern, Adam Brody) – This bachelor party with no wedding comedy came out on DVD a month ago, then was no longer available on DVD, and now is Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

Black Lightning – Season 1 (TV action, Cress Williams, James Remar) – Another CW series that will air a week at a time on Netflix in Canada.

DVD Subscribers

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (drama, Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson) – A woman challenges police via billboard. This one has a load of Oscar noms and I love Frances McDormand, so top of the queue! DVD Only

Lady Bird (comedy, Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf) – This comedy/drama about a girl set on going to college far from home has five Oscar noms including Best Picture and Best Actress. I will definitely see it! DVD Only

Murder on the Orient Express (thriller, Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz) – Based on the Agatha Christie novel, obviously, this was met with mixed reviews. Honestly, it’s been eons since I either read the book or saw the original movie, and with this cast I’m absolutely going to see this one. DVD Only

The Man Who Invented Christmas (drama, Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer) – Dan Stevens is in EVERYTHING! This one is a story about Charles Dickens writing A Christmas Carol. DVD Only

Wonder Wheel (drama, James Belushi, Juno Temple) – Woody Allen directed this. I will never see it. DVD Only

The Breadwinner (family animation, Saara Chaudry, Ali Rizvi Badshah) – Story of a girl in Afghanistan under the Taliban forced to pretend to be a boy to support the family. DVD Only

Faces Places (foreign documentary) – French language look at French New Wave director Agnès Varda, beginning in the 1950s and continuing today. DVD Only

BPM (Beats Per Minute) (foreign drama, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois) – French language period piece about AIDS activism in France in the 1990s. DVD Only

Aliens Ate My Homework (family, William Shatner, Dan Payne) – This is based on a series of books about a couple of kids helping out some friendly aliens. DVD Only

Ethel & Ernest (adult animation, Brenda Blethyn, Jim Broadbent) – WWII married couple – this is the story of The Snowman author Raymond Briggs’ parents. DVD Only

The Sandman (thriller, Shae Smolik, Tobin Bell) – It’s a big bummer to find out that your nightmare dude is killing people while you sleep. DVD Only

The Clapper (comedy, Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried) – What happens when a paid audience member becomes a star? DVD Only

White Sun (foreign drama, Dayahang Rai, Asha Magrati) – Nepali language story of the lasting effects of the country’s civil war. DVD Only

The Crossbreed (horror, Angela Durazo, Nathan Schellerup) – Researching demonic possession while pregnant? DON’T DO IT. DVD Only

Walk Away From Love (romance, Noree Victoria, Brad James) – Heartbroken woman decides whether or not to take a chance on romance. DVD Only

Showdown in Manila (action, Alexander Nevsky, Mark Dacascos) – Private Investigators take on jungle terrorists. DVD Only

Knights of the Damned (action, Andrea Vasiliou, Silvio Simac) – Yeah, I thought it might be zombie knights, too. But it’s knights *fighting* zombies. DVD Only

Con Man (drama, James Caan, Justin Baldoni) – True story of a fraudster named Barry Minkow. DVD Only

Gintama (foreign action, Shun Oguri, Kôichi Yamadera) – Japanese language manga inspired story of samurai and aliens. DVD Only

Sweet Sweet Summertime (family, Nico Christou, David DeLuise) – Kids do good deeds to convince their dad not to move. DVD Only

The Revenge of Robert (horror, Harriet Rees, Gareth Lawrence) – This creepy doll is having nothing to do with WWII Nazis. DVD Only

Hacked (action, Adam Shapiro, Amy Aquino) – Don’t try to hack the AI. This will not end well for the feeble humans. DVD Only

Band Aid (comedy, Zoe Lister Jones, Adam Pally) – I love Zoe Lister Jones on Life in Pieces – here she plays half of a bickering couple that forms a band. DVD Only

March 5th

Streaming

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes – Season 1 (reality, Piers Taylor, Caroline Quentin) – An architect and an actress look at unusual houses in unusual places. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

F*&% the Prom (comedy, Danielle Campbell, Joel Courtney) – Girls endeavor to ruin the prom. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

We Don’t Belong Here (drama, Catherine Keener, Anton Yelchin) – Great cast for this dysfunctional family drama. I will absolutely see it. DVD Only

Awakening the Zodiac (thriller, Shane West, Leslie Bibb) – It’s really a bad idea to try to hunt for a serial killer when you have no skills. Just really bad. DVD Only

So B. It (family, Alfre Woodard, John Heard) – Teenager looking for the truth about her mom who has autism. Based on the book. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Broadchurch – Season 3 (TV drama, David Tennant, Olivia Colman) – This has been streaming in the U.S. since November – it’s about time it became available in Canada!

March 2nd

Streaming

Flint Town – Season 1 (TV docuseries) – A look at Flint, Michigan, through the eyes of its police officers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Girls Incarcerated – Season 1 (docuseries) – A look at the lives of a group of young women in prison. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Les Affames – aka Ravenous (foreign thriller, Marc-Andre Grondin, Monia Chokri) – French language Canadian movie about zombie survivors in Quebec. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Natalia Valdebenito: El Especial (comedy special) – Spanish language stand-up from a Chilean comedian. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Malena Pichot: Estupidez compleja (comedy special) – Another Spanish language female comedian, this time time from Argentina. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 1st

Streaming

Law and Order: Special Victims Unit – Season 18 (TV drama, Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino) – It’s still running! And there is a season 19 – no word yet after that. Instant Streaming Only, for now, though it will undoubtedly also come out on DVD.

21 Thunder – Season 1 (TV drama, Stephanie Bennett, Emmanuel Kabongo) – The lives of players and coaches of a Canadian soccer team. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

2307: Winter’s Dream (sci-fi, Paul Sidhu, Arielle Holmes) – Robot apocalypse after regular apocalypse, in the winter. Instant Streaming Only

Adel Karam: Live from Beirut (comedy special) – Arabic language stand up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Algo Muy Gordo (foreign comedy, Javier Botet, Carolina Bang) – Spanish language story of an actor and director who want to start something new in comedy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Deathgrip (documentary, Josh Bryceland, Brendan Fairclough) – Extreme cycling doc. Instant Streaming Only

True to the Game (drama, Columbus Short, Vivica A. Fox) – Based on the novel about the relationship between a young woman and a man set on becoming a drug lord. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Battle Drone (action, Louis Mandylor, Daniel Southworth) – In the future it looks like Arizona is cold, and perhaps there has been a robot apocalypse. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

Rupaul’s Drag Race – Season 9 (reality competition) – We don’t get this at all in the U.S.! Not on DVD or Streaming! Canada

February 27th

Streaming

Nocturama (foreign drama, Finnegan Oldfield, Vincent Rottiers) – French language story of a group of bomb planters in Paris hiding in a store as police search for them. Instant Streaming Available

Derren Brown: The Push (reality?) – I’m not really sure what to call this – the guy is a “mentalist” who manipulates people into doing horrible things. A social experiment? I suppose so. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish (comedy special) – I assume this is a stand-up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (anime, Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham) – Some weird thing about a school that breaks off the coast of California by an earthquake. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bugs (documentary) – A look at eating insects around the world. Instant Streaming Only

DVD Subscribers

Darkest Hour (drama, Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas) – Oldman as Winston Churchill during the early days of WWII. DVD Only

Hangman (thriller, Al Pacino, Karl Urban) – Great cast for this serial killer crime drama. DVD Only

Black Code (documentary) – The Internet, is it a tool for change or oppression? DVD Only

Let There Be Light (drama, Kevin Sorbo, Sam Jenkins) – Christian drama about a famous atheist. Yeah, I don’t know, people. DVD Only

Just Getting Started (action, Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones) – Folks with disparate backgrounds come together to protect their small resort community. DVD Only

Quest (documentary) – Following a special family in North Philadelphia for almost ten years. DVD Only

The Neighbor (thriller, William Fichtner, Jessica McNamee) – Man finds himself involved in new neighbors, one of whom may be abusive. DVD Only

The Man From Earth: Holocene (sci-fi, Vanessa Williams, Sterling Knight) – This looks interesting. A man reveals that he is actually an immortal caveman. Huh. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

iZombie – Season 4 (TV dramedy, Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin) – Another one that streams in Canada as it airs on the CW in the U.S. I really like this zombie-cop-medical examiner show. Canada

February 26th

Streaming

El Vato – Season 2 (foreign TV comedy, El Dasa, Cristina Rodlo) – Spanish language show about a Mexican singer trying to succees in L.A. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Sin Senos sí Hay Paraíso – Season 2 (foreign TV drama, Majida Issa, Fabian Rios) – Spanish language story of a woman looking for revenge against the mafia that controls her town. Instant Streaming only, downloadable

The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards (drama/comedy, James Franco, Jacob Loeb) – Anthology of short films based on short stories by Rober Boswell. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Winnie (documentary) – Winnie Mandela biodoc. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

People You May Know (dramedy, Nick Thune, Halston Sage) – There is already a movie by this name streaming – this is a new one about an introvert who steps into the world of social media and discovers how easy it is to make up a life. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Red Pill (documentary) – A woman looks at the men’s rights movement. DVD Only

February 24th

Streaming

Jeepers Creepers 3 (horror, Gina Phillips, Jonathan Breck) – This third (and last?) installment of the Creeper franchise has been out on DVD since December, now it’s Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable.

February 23rd

Streaming

Marseille – Season 2 (foreign TV drama, Gerard Depardieu, Benoit Magimel) – French language series about the mayor of Marseilles. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Seven Seconds – Season 1 (TV drama, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Regina King) – The death of teenager in New Jersey sets the stage for a cover-up and more. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ugly Delicious – Season 1 (TV cooking, David Chang, Peter Meehan) – International foodie heaven as a celeb chef looks for the best tasting food in the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Mute (sci-fi, Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux) – FANTASTIC cast for this movie about a bartender searching for his missing girlfriend. I will absolutely be seeing this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 21st

Streaming

The Bachelors (drama, J.K. Simmons, Josh Wiggins) – Recently widowed teacher and his teenage son look for a fresh start by moving. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Forgotten (foreign thriller, Ha-Neul Kang, Mu-Yeol Kim) – Korean language story of a kidnapping, amnesia, and a search for answers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Twin Peaks 2017 – Season 1 (TV drama, Kyle MacLachlan, Sheryl Lee) – Who remembers when this David Lynch series first showed up on TV 25 years ago? I do – and it was wonderfully weird. TV has changed a lot since then, but I’m still willing to take a shot on this series reboot (also known as Twin Peaks: The Return). There is a possibility of a second season, but it will take a good long while, this one was many years in the making. DVD Only for now – no idea if it will stream.

Daddy’s Home 2 (comedy, Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg) – This met with some resistance because of the presence of Mel Gibson in the cast, which is too bad because the first installment was far funnier than it had any right to be. The rest of the cast is fantastic – everyone is going to have to decide for themselve son this one. DVD Only

The Florida Project (drama, Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince) – This Academy Award nominated (Defoe as Supporting Actor) story of a childhood of poverty a stone’s throw from Disney World has garnered a ton of critical praise. I’ll definitely be seeing it. DVD Only

Same Kind of Different as Me (drama, Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger) – Feel-good story of a man who befriends a homeless man as he attempts to repair his marriage. I really like Kinnear, I’ll see it. DVD Only

Mom and Dad (comedy, Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair) – Dark comedy/horror about kids trying to keep their parents from killing them as something compels parents worldwide to take out their offspring. DVD Only

Steve McQueen: American Icon (documentary) – Steve McQueen biodoc. DVD Only

February 20th

Streaming

Bates Motel – Season 5 (TV drama, Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore) – This is the final season of young Norman Bates. It didn’t used to be a streamer, but now all five seasons are Available on Instant Streaming, downloadable

The Frankenstein Chronicles – Seasons 1-2 (TV drama, Sean Bean, Richie Campbell) – Period piece set in 19th century London about a Frankenstein like body that washes ashore, perplexing detectives. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 19th

Streaming

FullMetal Alchemist (foreign action, Ryôsuke Yamada, Tsubasa Honda) – Japanese language live action version of the popular anime series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 18th

Streaming

The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale (comedy/talk) – Funnyman Joel McHale takes on pop culture and more in this new weekly show. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 17th

Streaming

Blood Money (thriller, Ellar Coltrane, Willa Fitzgerald) – This found money thriller has been out for DVD subscribers for a couple of months, now it’s Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

A Perfect Day (drama, Tim Robbins, Olga Kurylenko) – Sent to remove a body that is contaminating the water supply, aid workers find the job much more difficult than imagined. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Nightworld (thriller, Jason London, Robert Englund) – Former L.A. cop finds no rest at his new job in Bulgaria. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 16th

Streaming

Everything Sucks! – Season 1 (TV drama, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Peyton Kennedy) – Teen angst in the 90s. I’ll totally watch this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

First Team: Juventus – Season 1 (docuseries) – Want to follow an Italian soccer team around? Here’s your chance! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Irreplaceable You (dramedy, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michiel Huisman) – A young woman with cancer tries to prepare her fiance for life without her. This drama/comedy has an excellent supporting cast including Steve Coogan, Christopher Walken and Kate McKinnon. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 15th

Streaming

Re: Mind – Season 1 (foreign thriller, Mao Iguchi, Sarina Ushio ) – Japanese language mystery about high school kids trapped in a mysterious dining room. It looks like this is a mini-series, no indication of a second season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Deep Undercover Collection – Collection 2 (docuseries, Dave B. Mitchell) – True crime series about undercover operations. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 14th

Streaming

Love Per Square Foot (foreign comedy, Vicky Kaushal, Angira Sahai) – In a combination of English and Hindi, this is Netflix’s first Indian original movie. It’s about a couple who marries so they can afford a home. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 13th

Streaming

Teenage Cocktail (thriller, Nichole Bloom, Fabianne Therese) – New girl in school teams up with new friend to try and get out of small town. Instant Streaming Available

Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric (documentary) – A look at gender identity. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Water & Power: A California Heist (documentary) – A look at the struggles of small towns and farmers in the battle for California water rights. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Wound (foreign drama, Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai) – Xhosa language story of a closeted man in South Africa facing the revealing of his secret. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Thumper (thriller, Pablo Schreiber, Eliza Taylor) – High school kid is a drug lord, new friend has an even more dangerous (!) secret. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Sinner – Season 1 (TV drama, Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman) – I watched this series about the mysterious motives for a murder when it aired. It’s good. There is no second season as of now, since it was created as a mini-series, but there has been some chatter because it was really successful for the USA network. DVD Only for now, no idea if it will stream.

Wonder (drama, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson) – A young boy with a facial deformity goes to public school for the first time. I read this book, it’s good. DVD Only

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (thriller, Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell) – A defense attorney finds out his new firm is not what he thought. This one got Washington an Oscar nom. DVD Only

Tragedy Girls (comedy/horror, Alexandra Shipp, Brianna Hildebrand) – Social media wannabes hatch a plan for stardom involving a serial killer. DVD Only

The Ballad of Lefty Brown (western, Bill Pullman, Kathy Baker) – In the wild west, sometimes you have to seek revenge for the murder of your senator-elect ranch owning boss. DVD Only

Hellraiser: Judgement (horror, Heather Langenkamp, Randy Wayne) – There are a whole lot of these now, apparently everyone loves Pinhead. DVD Only

Blade of the Immortal (foreign action, Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki) – Japanese language swordsman revenge story based on a manga. DVD Only

Hazlo Como Hombre (foreign comedy, Mauricio Ochmann, Alfonso Dosal) – Friend comes out as gay, other friend has issues with it. Spanish language. DVD Only

Sami Blood (foreign drama, Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok) – Swedish language story of a young girl who turns away from her culture as she realizes how it negatively impacts her opportunities. DVD Only

Rebels on Pointe (documentary) – Telling the story of New York City’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, which is a drag ballet company founded in 1974. DVD Only

Dealt (documentary) – The story of a blind magician who specializes in card tricks. DVD Only

Flint (drama, Queen Latifah, Betsy Brandt) – Biopic about the families that broke open the Flint water crisis. DVD Only

Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (foreign action, Chen Chang, Mi Yang) – Mandarin language period piece set in 17th century China. Imperial guard teams up with a woman to clear his name. DVD Only

February 11th

Streaming

Sleeping Giant (drama, Jackson Martin, Reece Moffett) – Coming of age with ne’er do well cousins on Lake Superior. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 9th

Streaming

Fate/Apocrypha Part 2 (anime, Natsuki Hanae, Maaya Sakamoto) – Mages and Grails an Holy Wars. I don’t understand anime, but if you do, here you go. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman – George Clooney (talk, David Letterman) – First off, props for the longest title ever. We recently watched the first installment with Barack Obama and despite Letterman looking like the Unibomber, it was excellent. Looking forward to this one. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Seeing Allred (documentary) – Gloria Allred biodoc. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

When We First Met (comedy, Adam DaVine, Alexandra Daddario) – Magic photo booth gives a guy a groundhog Day like chance to get a girl to fall for him. That’s actually creepy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Ritual (thriller, Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali) – Oooh, this looks fun! A group of English chaps sets off on a shortcut through a Swedish forest during a nature vacation. Things do not go smoothly. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Trader (Sovdagari) (foreign documentary short) – Georgian language doc about a traveling trader, selling goods for potatoes. A look at poverty in the Republic of Georgia. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

Baywatch (action, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron) – You guys get Baywatch! Fine, it isn’t the greatest thing ever, but it’s pretty fun. Canada

February 8th

Streaming

The Emoji Movie (family animation, T.J. Miller, James Corden) – Ugh, this looks so stupid. If you’re going to animate something, don’t make it emojis, seriously. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

6 Days (action, Jamie Bell, Abbie Cornish) – Bio-drama set in 1980 London, where hostages are taken inside the Iranian Embassy. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

February 7th

Streaming

Queer Eye – Season 1 (reality TV, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown) – Yep, same premise, new guys! I’m looking forward to this as a primer for the fashion challenged men in my life. *cough* Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Imposters – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Inbar Lavi, Rob Heaps) – A Bravo channel show about a woman who marries and robs – and the marks that throw her off her game. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 6th

Streaming

Valor – Season 1 (TV drama, Matt Barr, Christina Ochoa) – This CW show is about soldiers returning from an unsuccessful mission and their return to their lives while keeping details secret. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Fred Armisen: Standup for Drummers (comedy special) – I have no idea what this really is, but I’ll check it out because Fred Armisen is hilarious. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Homeland – Season 6 (TV drama, Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin) – I’m still really enjoying this show – this season moves to New York. This is not a streamer, so DVD Only. Season 7 debuts on Showtime on Feb. 11th.

Taboo – Season 1 (TV drama, Tom Hardy, Jessie Buckley) – I had a really hard time keeping track of what was going on in this East India Company period piece, but it got pretty good ratings. There are two more seasons in the works. It’s DVD Only for now, I have no idea if it will stream.

A Bad Moms Christmas (comedy, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell) – I wanted to see this on Christmas Eve! It feels a little out of season now. But yeah, I’ll still rent it. DVD Only

Aida’s Secrets (documentary) – Oh, this looks interesting. Brothers, both born in a post WWII refugee camp, learn both of each other’s existence and of a family secret. I’m putting this on the queue. DVD Only

Big Bear (comedy, Joey Kern, Adam Brody) – Wedding canceled? Why not have the bachelor party anyway! There might be a few surprises though… DVD Only

Ice Mother (foreign drama, Zuzana Kronerová, Pavel Novy) – Czech language story about a woman and ice swimming, which I’ve never heard of. DVD Only

Parker’s Anchor (drama, Jennica Schwartzman, Penny Johnson) – Woman returns to hometown after series of unfortunate events, looking at her life in a new way. DVD Only

I Am Another You (documentary) – On her first visit to the U.S., Chinese born director Nanfu Wang meets and chronicles the life of a homeless man. This looks good. DVD Only

Inflame (foreign thriller, Algi Eke, Özgür Çevik) – Turkish language thriller about a woman’s recurring nightmares. DVD Only

LBJ (drama, Woody Harrelson, Michael Stahl-David) – What an interesting casting choice for Johnson in this biopic. DVD Only

Battlecreek (drama, Bill Skarsgård, Paula Malcomson) – A young man who can’t be exposed to sunlight meets a mysterious woman at a diner. That’s Alexander Skarsgård’s younger brother in the lead role (and yes, he’s also Pennywise in IT). DVD Only

Only the Brave (drama, Josh Brolin, Miles Teller) – True story of firefighters who died in Arizona in 2013 fighting a wildfire. DVD Only

The Stray (family, Michael Cassidy, Sarah Lancaster) – A fractured family is pulled together by a dog. DVD Only

Suburbicon (comedy, Matt Damon, Julianne Moore) – Dark comedy set in the 1957 suburbs, where priorities are not what they should be. I’ll see this. DVD Only

An Uncommon Grace (Made-for-TV drama, Jes Macallan, Sean Faris) – Hallmark gives us some murder, some romance, and some Amish country. If I see it I won’t admit it. DVD Only

Tom of Finland (foreign Drama, Pekka Strang, Lauri Tilkanen) – Finnish language biopic of a man who, in post WWII Finland, made art that fought the anti-homosexuality culture of the time. DVD Only

All I See Is You (thriller, Blake Lively, Jason Clarke) – After regaining the sight she lost as a child, a woman sees her marriage differently. So to speak. DVD Only

24 Hours to Live (thriller, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer) – Oh, assassins, you and your resurrections. Wait, what? I might actually see this. DVD Only

Red Dog: True Blue (family, Levi Miller, Bryan Brown) – This is apparently a prequel to a 2011 movie, of which I have never heard. It’s about a boy and his dog. DVD Only

Accident Man (action, Scott Adkins, Ray Stevenson) – This hitman is looking for revenge. REVENGE! DVD Only

Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton (documentary) – The surfing legend tells his story. DVD Only

Keep Watching (thriller, Bella Thorne, Ioan Gruffudd) – Oh my. Teen angst meets home invasion meets TMI internet streaming. DVD Only

Walking Out (drama, Matt Bomer, Josh Wiggins) – Kid has to save his dad after a run-in with a bear they try to kill. DVD Only

Day of the Dead: Bloodline (horror, Sophie Skelton, Johnathon Schaech) – Remake of Day of the Dead. The Netflix page says George Romero is in this, but he died last year and isn’t in the IMDb credits, so I think not. DVD Only

Victor Crowley (horror, Parry Shen, Kane Hodder) – This appears to be part of the “Hatchet” series and is intended to be gross and funny. It’s a slasher movie. DVD Only

Madtown (thriller, Milo Ventimiglia, Rachel Melvin) – A comedian’s sister, who killed their parents, is released from prison, shaking up his world. DVD Only

Blame (drama, Chris Messina, Quinn Shephard) – Teenager has inappropriate relationship with teacher, and a nasty mean-girl nemesis. DVD Only

Shot (drama, Noah Wyle, Sharon Leal) – A man’s life is changed after an accidental shooting. I love Noah Wyle, so I’ll see this. DVD Only

Extraordinary Mission (foreign action, Xuan Huang, Long Duan) – Mandarin language story of an undercover cop who gets addicted to his target’s product. DVD Only

Welcome to Willits (horror, Bill Sage, Sabina Gadecki) – Paranoia, pot farming, and alien abduction all in one dark comedy/horror. DVD Only

Stratton (action, Dominic Cooper, Gemma Chan) – Terrorist espionage bio-weapon movie. DVD Only

Living Among Us (horror, John Heard, Thomas Ian Nicholas) – One of John Heard’s last movies, vampire neighbors try to prove they’re regular folks. DVD Only

Kill Order (action, Denis Akiyama, Jonny Caines) – Teenager has super skills he doesn’t know about and there are people after him. I might see this one. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Black Lightning – Season 1 (TV action, Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams) – This superhero show is another one that you get one episode a week of while it airs on the CW. Enjoy! Canada

February 5th

Canada Streaming

24: Legacy – Season 1 (TV action, Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto) – Seriously you guys, we don’t even have this on DVD yet. Will you tell me if it’s any good? Canada

February 2nd

Streaming

Altered Carbon – Season 1 (TV sci-fi, Joel Kinnaman, James Purefoy) – Good cast for this 250 years in the future sci-fi series about a prisoner who needs to solve a murder. I’ll definitely be seeing this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Coach Snoop – Season 1 (TV docuseries, Snoop Dogg) – A look at a football league started by Snoop Dogg for inner city kids to help steer them in the right direction. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Cabin Fever (horror, Gage Golightly, Matthew Daddario) – Remake of the 2002 film about college kids going to an isolated cabin, where bad things happen. Stop going to isolated cabins, college kids!! Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

On Body and Soul (foreign drama, Ildiko Enyedi, Alexandra Borbély) – Hungarian language story of slaughterhouse workers who share the same dream. Literally, the same one every night. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Kevin Jay: Everybody Calm Down! (comedy special) – British comedian stand-up. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Axolotl Overkill (foreign drama, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Arly Jover) – German language story of a teenager, basically on her own, finding love and role models. DVD Only

Canada Streaming

The Mindy Project – Season 6 (TV comedy, Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina) – This one doesn’t stream at all in the U.S.! Maybe someday I’ll actually see it. Canada

February 1st

Streaming

Z Nation – Season 4 (TV action, Nat Zang, Russell Hodgkinson) – I really like this quirky zombie show, but now I’m THREE seasons behind! I need to get on this one! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

42 Grams (documentary, Jake Bickelhaupt) – The story of a chef going from an illegal home-based restaurant to celeb status in under a year. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

How The Beatles Changed the World (documentary, Tony Bramwell, Robert Christgau) – A new look at the iconic band and their worldwide impact. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

John Mellencamp: Plain Spoken (music) – I think this is the Chicago performance of his latest tour. Interesting – I haven’t seen a lot of concerts on Netflix. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable.

Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution (documentary, Kimberleigh Andrews, Kim Biddle) – A look at hook-up culture (including the pervasiveness of sexual violence) and how it is influenced by pop-culture. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Paint it Black (drama, Alia Shawkat, Janet McTeer) – Directed by Amber Tamblyn, the story of two women trying to cope with the suicide of a man they both loved. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Canada Streaming

Riverdale – Season 2 (TV drama, K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart) – This Archie comics re-imagining will stream in tandem with the airing on the CW in the U.S., one week at a time. Canada

Damnation – Season 1 (TV drama, Killian Scott, Logan Marshall-Green) – This is a USA network series about the Midwest in the 1930s, where farmers and industrialists clashed. Canada

Dynasty 2017 – Season 1 (TV drama, Grant Show, Elizabeth Gillies) – This CW remake of the 80s show is another one that will stream a week at a time as it airs in the U.S. Canada

January 31st

Streaming

Cars 3 (family animation, Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo) – This third installment in the Pixar franchise has been out on DVD for a long time, now it’s Available on Instant Streaming

The Good Catholic (drama, Zachary Spicer, Wrenn Schmidt) – Young priest is attracted to a woman. Other priests help him. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 30th

Streaming

Retribution – Season 1 (drama, Georgina Campbell, Joe Dempsie) – Family secrets come out after a young couple is killed. Yes, I will definitely be watching this British series! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Babylon Berlin – Season 1-2 (foreign TV drama, Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries) – German language series set in the late 1920s-early30s about a police inspector. Based on novels by Volker Kutscher. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (action, Zach McGowan, Danny Glover) – Prison in a lawless future where a car race decides leadership. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Loch Ness – Season 1 (TV drama, Laura Fraser, Siobhan Finneran) – British crime drama about grisly murder at the famous loch. I really hope this one streams, for now it’s DVD Only. It looks like this is more of a mini-series, with no second season planned.

Close to the Enemy – Season 1 (TV drama, Jim Sturgess, Alfred Molina) – Another British series, this one a cold war drama set in post WWII London. There does not appear to be a second season. DVD Only

Masterpiece: Victoria – Season 2 (TV drama, Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes) – Historical drama detailing the life of Queen Victoria, created by Daisy Goodwin. Not a streamer – DVD Only

Last Flag Flying (drama, Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne) – Vietnam vets travel to funeral for one of their sons killed in Iraq. Not my usual genre, but that cast! I’ll definitely be seeing this. DVD Only

Legend of the Naga Pearls (foreign action, Darren Wang, Simon Yam) – Mandarin language action fantasy about a winged species looking for long sought revenge on humans. DVD Only

Goodbye Christopher Robin (drama, Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie) – Aw, and it was just Winnie the Pooh day last week! This is a biopic about A.A. Milne and his family. DVD Only

God’s Own Country (drama, Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu) – A young man reluctantly working his family’s farm after his father has an accident finds a new attitude when friendship and romance blooms with a Romanian seasonal worker. DVD Only

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (comedy, Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis) – Whatever. DVD Only

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (drama, Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall) – Biopic about the creator of Wonder Woman and the two women in his life. DVD Only

The Square (drama, Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss) – This is an art world satire. I’m not sure I really understand the premise from the synopsis, but Elisabeth Moss is cool! DVD Only

January 29th

Streaming

The Force (documentary) – Inside the Oakland Police Department as they try to do their jobs while ending corruption. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Decommissioned (action, Johnny Messner, Vinnie Jones) – Once again, a CIA agent proves that retiring is not an option. You all really need to learn from movie history. DVD Only

Wheeler (drama, Stephen Dorff, Audrey Spillman) – An experimental documentary/drama, with Stephen Dorff taking on the character of an aspiring singer and going live with it out in the actual world. Could be interesting. DVD Only

Risk (documentary, Julian Assange, Jacob Appelbaum) – WikiLeaks documentary. DVD Only

January 28th

Streaming

El Ministerio del Tiempo – Seasons 1-3 (foreign TV fantasy, Nacho Fresneda, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo) – Spanish language series about the people tasked in the future with policing time travel. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 26th

Streaming

One Day at a Time – Season 2 (TV comedy, Justina Machado, Rita Moreno) – This Netflix original reboot of the 1970s series is back with new episodes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dirty Money – Season 1 (TV docuseries) – A look at various acts of corporate corruption and greed. Delightful. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

A Futile and Useless Gesture (comedy, Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson) – A biopic about the founder of National Lampoon, Doug Kenney. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Mau Nieto: Vivendio sobro desde el bar (comedy special) – Spanish language stand-up performed in a bar. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Sebastián Marcelo Wainraich (comedy special) – Spanish language stand-up from Argentinian comedian. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 25th

Canada Streaming

Suits – Season 6 (TV dramedy,Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – This one doesn’t stream in the U.S., but it does in Canada! Yes, this means I got my hands on some Canadian TV release dates! You’ll find them under the Canada Streaming read heading.

January 24th

Streaming

Ricardo Quevedo: Hay Gente Así (comedy special) – This Spanish language stand-up special was filmed in Bogota. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 23rd

Streaming

Todd Glass: Act Happy (comedy special) – I’ve really liked some of these, even when I haven’t heard of the comedians. Might give it a shot. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Where’s the Money (comedy, Andrew Bachelor, Kat Graham) – Money hidden in a frat house? Time to join Greek life! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Blade Runner 2049 (sci-fi, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford) – I will absolutely be seeing this! I don’t remember a lot about the original, but I saw a hilarious interview with Gosling and Ford that really made me want to see this one. DVD Only

9/11 (drama, Charlie Sheen, Gina Gershon) – Oh my. This is a story developed using real messages sent from people trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center on 9/11. DVD Only

Jigsaw (horror, Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie) – This appears to be another installment in the Saw franchise, taking place 10 years after the original killer supposedly died. DVD Only

Thank You For Your Service (drama, Miles Teller, Haley Bennett) – Story of three soldiers returning from Iraq with PTSD, based on true events. DVD Only

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (thriller, Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman) – A great cast for this drama/thriller directed by Giorgos Lanthimos (who also directed The Lobster, which I hated) and based on a Euripides tragedy. There’s no way it won’t be very weird. Despite the good cast, I’m going to pass. DVD Only

Earth: One Amazing Day (documentary) – Narrated by Robert Redford, this is a photographic look at happenings all over the globe on just one day. DVD Only

Felicite (foreign drama, Véro Tshanda Beya, Gaetan Claudia) – Lingala language film from the Congo about a single mother forced to raise the necessary funds for her teenage son’s medical care. DVD Only

The Woman Who Left (foreign drama, Charo Santos-Concio, John Lloyd Cruz) – Filipino language story of a woman looking for revenge after being wrongly imprisoned. DVD Only

Red Trees (documentary) – Exploring the lives of one of the 12 Jewish families to survive Prague under the Nazis, as told by filmmaker Marina Willer, one of the descendants. DVD Only

Dina (documentary) – The real story of a woman and her fiance moving in together. It’s billed as a real life romantic comedy. I thought this came out earlier this month, but here it is again! DVD Only

Canada Streaming

Black Lightning – Season 1 (action, Cress Williams, China Anne McClain) – This superhero show just started airing on the CW in the U.S., but is already streaming on Netflix in Canada!

January 19th

Streaming

Grace & Frankie – Season 4 (TV comedy, Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda) – I’ve never really found this show about women dealing with their cheating husbands to be funny. But lots of people love it. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable.

Drug Lords – Season 1 (docuseries) – The stories of drug rings and their leaders around the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Open House (thriller, Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton) – It’s the kid from 13 Reasons Why, moving into a haunted house. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

In Search of Felini (drama, Ksenia Solo, Mary Lynn Rajskub) – A shy young woman discovers Felini’s films and heads out in search of the man. DVD Only

January 18th

Streaming

Tiempos de guerra (aka: Morocco – Love in Times of War) – Season 1 (TV drama, Amaia Salamanca, Alex Garcia) – Spanish language period piece about student nurses from Madrid traveling to a hospital in Melilla. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bad Day for the Cut (thriller, Nigel O’Neill, Susan Lynch) – Adult son looking for revenge after his mother is killed. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 17th

Streaming

Friday Night Tykes – Season 4 (docuseries) – There are FOUR SEASONS of a show about kids playing football in Texas? That’s some intense ball. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Arango y Sanint: Ríase El Show (comedy special) – Two Colombian comedians perform in this Netflix original Spanish language stand-up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Better Call Saul – Season 3 (TV dramedy, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks) – This third season maintains the quality of the past two. Highly recommended for anyone who liked Breaking Bad. DVD Only for now – but it will stream eventually.

Doctor Blake Mysteries – Season 4 (TV drama, Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner) – Australian period piece about a doctor turned investigator post WWII. There is a fifth season, which was supposed to be the last, but a new company has acquired the rights. It’s a streamer, but I don’t know when, so DVD Only for now.

Victoria & Abdul (drama, Judi Dench, Ali Fazal) – Story of Queen Victoria and her friendship with a young Indian man. My in-laws loved this. DVD Only

Wolves (drama, Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino) – Dad’s gambling jeopardizes son’s collegiate future. DVD Only

Loving Vincent (animation, Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn) – Animated Van Gogh biopic. Animated with oil paintings, which sounds really interesting. DVD Only

Crooked House (drama, Glenn Close, Terence Stamp) – British family patriarch murdered, family filled with suspects. I hope this streams, because it looks really fun. Also starring Gillian Anderson. DVD Only

Happy Death Day (horror, Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard) – Groundhog Day set-up except the day is a murder day – and woman has to solve it to survive. DVD Only

Beyond Skyline (sci-fi, Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic) – Pretty much just another alien invasion movie. DVD Only

Extraordinary (drama, Kirk Cameron, Leland Klassen) – I hate to admit it, but I won’t watch Kirk Cameron do anything. If this thing about a marathon runner trying to inspire people is your thing, go for it. DVD Only

I, Daniel Blake (drama, Dave Johns, Hayley Squires) – A carpenter and single mother become friends as both try to navigate the world of poverty. Directed by Ken Loach. DVD Only

The Snowman (thriller, Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson) – A crime thriller starring Det. Harry Hole! I’ve read one of these books, will be interested to see the movie. DVD Only

Revolt (sci-fi, Lee Pace, Bérénice Marlohe) – Alien invasion leaves two guys wandering across Kenya looking for refuge. DVD Only

January 16th

Streaming

Rita – Season 4 (foreign TV comedy, Mille Dinesen, Carsten Bjornlund) – Danish language show about a school teacher. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Katt Williams: Great America (comedy special) – Another stand-up special – this guy has done a bunch of them. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

 

January 15th

Streaming

Unrest (documentary) – Young woman looks at her own and others battle with Chronic Fatigue. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

2018 Olympic Winter Games Preview: Meet Team USA & Go for the Gold (sports) – I really feel like this title is self explanatory. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 12th

Streaming

Colony – Season 2 (TV sci-fi, Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies) – That colony is a dystopian future Los Angeles where Sawyer from Lost and Lori from The Walking Dead search for their missing son. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Disjointed – Part 2 (TV comedy, Kathy Bates, Aaron Moten) – Stoner sitcom, part 2! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Polka King (dramedy, Jack Black, Jenny Slate) – The true story of a Polish Ponzi scheme. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tom Segura: Disgraceful (comedy special) – This makes number three for this comedian – maybe I’ll try one! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Somebody Feed Phil (docuseries, Phil Rosenthal) – The creator of Everybody Loves Raymond does a travel/food show. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 10th

Streaming

Black Mirror – New Episodes (sci-fi anthology) – Guys, I don’t know how I missed this but there are new episodes of Black Mirror Streaming! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

47 Meters Down – aka In the Deep (thriller, Claire Holt, Mandy Moore) – Trapped in a shark cage! And now Available on Instant Streaming and downloadable!

Alejandro Riaño Especial de Stand Up (comedy special) – This Spanish language stand-up special stars a Colombian comedian. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (family animation, Kevin Hart, Ed Helms) – One of my kids loved this character when he was little. That has nothing to do with the movie, but what else can you say about something like this?? Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (documentary, Armistead Maupin, Neil Gaiman) – Biodoc about one of the men who helped start the gay rights movement. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 9th

DVD Subscribers

Home Again (comedy, Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff) – Divorced woman takes in borders, creating a new family. I’ll see this. DVD Only

Battle of the Sexes (comedy, Emma Stone, Steve Carell) – I remember this! A tennis match between “male chauvinist” Bobby Riggs and Billy Jean King in the 1970s. I will absolutely see this – what an amazing cast! DVD Only

The Foreigner (action, Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan) – A Londoner seeks revenge for the death of his daughter in Ireland. DVD Only

Marshall (drama, Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad) – One of Thurgood Marshall’s early cases as an attorney. DVD Only

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (drama, Liam Neeson, Diane Lane) – Great cast for this drama/thriller about the true story of Watergate’s Deep Throat. DVD Only

November Criminals (drama, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ansel Elgort) – Teenage bad boy investigates a murder. DVD Only

Friend Request (thriller, Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley) – Is that social media friend a friend or a murderous demon? I think you know the answer. DVD Only

Bullet Head (thriller, Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas) – Criminals trapped in a warehouse hang out and reflect on their life choices. I think this is probably a lot more tense than the description sounds. DVD Only

Dina (documentary) – The real story of a woman and her fiance moving in together. It’s billed as a real life romantic comedy. DVD Only

Hollow in the Land (thriller, Dianna Agron, Rachelle Lefevre) – A lot of thrillers this week! In this one a young woman tries to prove her brother innocent of murder. DVD Only

Bitch (comedy, Jason Ritter, Jaime King) – I really like Jason Ritter, and I really like dark comedy. But I don’t know about this movie about a woman who takes on the persona of a dog. DVD Only

The Pirates of Somalia (drama, Evan Peters, Barkhad Abdi) – It’s nice to see Evan Peters in something other than American Horror Story! This film is based on the true story of a journalist who wants to contact Somali pirates. DVD Only

January 6th

Streaming

Episodes – Seasons 1-5 (comedy, Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig) – This Showtime series has never streamed before, so I haven’t seen any of it! I absolutely plan to binge it. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

January 5th

Streaming

DEVILMAN Crybaby – Season 1 (anime, Kouki Uchiyama, Ayumu Murase) – It’s good vs. evil when demons arise, even for a nice little demon-boy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Before I Wake (thriller, Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane) – Couple discovers their foster child has an unusual ability. Yeah, I’ll watch this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (comedy, Jerry Seinfeld) – This used to be a web based mini-show. I don’t know if this is old episodes that Netflix acquired or new ones. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Rotten (docuseries) – Everything you never wanted to know about the food supply chain. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 3rd, 2018

DVD Subscribers

Doc Martin – Season 8 (TV dramedy, Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz) – Country doctor Martin Ellingham is back. The possibility of a season 9 is out there, but not confirmed. This one is a streamer, but I’m not sure when (still waiting for Season 7). DVD Only for now.

Despicable Me 3 (family animation, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig) – I didn’t see versions one or two, but if you like these minions, this one’s for you. DVD Only

The Mountain Between Us (drama, Kate Winslet, Idris Elba) – I’m really looking forward to this story of two incredibly attractive people trapped on a mountain. top of the queue! DVD Only

Rebel in the Rye (drama, Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey) – J.D. Salinger biopic. DVD Only

American Made (action, Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson) – Based on the true story of a drug smuggler turned DEA operative. DVD Only

Tell Me How I Die (horror, Nathan Kress, Virginia Gardner) – College kids, if you’re in a movie, don’t do a drug trial. It will end poorly. DVD Only

Wolf Warrior II (foreign action, Jacky Wu, Frank Grillo) – Mandarin language story of a former soldier caught up in an African civil war. DVD Only

A Question of Faith (drama, Richard T. Jones, C. Thomas Howell) – Three families are brought together by tragedy in this faith based drama. DVD Only

Breathe (drama, Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy) – Biopic of a man, paralyzed by polio, and the life he decides to live. Good cast – I’ll see this one. DVD Only

Brad’s Status (comedy, Ben Stiller, Austin Abrams) – Also starring Jenna Fischer, Luke Wilson and Michael Sheen this is the story of a man feeling like a failure compared to his college friends. Despite the horrible premise, I’ll see it for the really good cast. DVD Only

Lucky (drama, Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch) – The late Harry Dean Stanton plays an elderly man contemplating his mortality. DVD Only

Slumber (horror, Maggie Q, Kristen Bush) – Dream demon horror! This stuff is always scary. DVD Only

Love Beats Rhymes (musical, Azealia Banks, Jill Scott) – College rapper discovers poetry. DVD Only

Chavela (documentary, Chavela Vargas, Pedro Almodóvar) – Biodoc about Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. DVD Only

The Stolen (action, Alice Eve, Jack Davenport) – Period piece about a woman searching for her kidnapped son in 1870s New Zealand. DVD Only

Dead Men (western, Ric Maddox, Malcolm Madera) – The old west, where revenge, gold, land and a tribe of Apaches are all in the same story together with a white dude and his brother. DVD Only

Una (drama, Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn) – Girl who was abducted as a teen seeks to confront her attacker years later. DVD Only

January 2nd, 2018

Streaming

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (action, Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush) – I have to admit, I have not seen this installment as of yet. But I will now, since it’s Available in Instant Streaming and I don’t have to use a DVD rental for it!

Mustang Island (drama, Macon Blair, Lee Eddy) – Guy follows ex-girlfriend to the Gulf Coast in the winter. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 1st, 2018

Streaming

Eastsiders – Season 3 (TV dramedy, Kit Williamson Van Hansis) – This gay daytime comedy/drama is Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Lovesick – Season 3 (TV comedy, Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas) – Man with chlamydia informs past sexual partners. Presumably hilarity ensues. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Glace (aka: The Frozen Dead) – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Charles Berling, Jullia Piaton) – French language series about a serial killer in the Pyrenees. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Age of Shadows (foreign drama, Kang-ho Song, Yoo Gong) – Korean language period piece set during the Japanese occupation of Korea about a former resistance fighter tasked with going undercover in a resistance group. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Alphago (documentary) – A game of Go between a man and a computer. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (action, Ian Ziering, Tara Reid) – Oh, Sharknado. Will we ever get enough of you? My money is on yes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Honorable Mention: The Shawshank Redemption, The Truman Show, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – I know they aren’t new, but I love it when fabulous movies like these stream, even for a little while!