Angela Davis in '13th' from director Ava Duverny.

What to stream: Ava DuVerney’s ’13th’ and war drama ‘The Siege of Jadotville’ on Netflix

13th (2016), named after the amendment that ended slavery, casts a critical lens on mass incarceration and the private prison industry in America. It’s is a Netflix original documentary from Selma director Ava DuVernay that arrives after playing the opening night spot at the New York Film Festival. “The movie tracks the criminalization of African […]

Jennifer Lawrence stars in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2,' the fourth and final film in the young adult action franchise.

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) brings an end to the first and most successful big screen adaptation of a young adult dystopian thriller of an oppressive, brutal future. Divergent and The Maze Runner followed with less success, both commercially and dramatically, and for that matter the Hunger Games movies wind down as […]

Tom Hanks and Matt Damon in Steven Spielberg's 'Saving Private Ryan'

What to stream: Choice picks on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu new this month

Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand The Jungle Book continues Disney’s run in remaking their animated classics as live-action films, though to be fair, man cub Mowgli (Neel Sethi) is the only live actor in the computer generated jungle kingdom with animals voiced by Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, and Idris Elba. It’s a well-told tale and […]