Chris Pine, Margot Robie, and Chiwetel Ejiofor in 'Z for Zachariah.'

‘Z for Zachariah’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

Z for Zachariah (2015), based on the cult novel by Robert C. O’Brien, belongs to smaller, more thoughtful, more intimate end of the science fiction movie spectrum. Limited to three characters and played out with nary a spectacular special effect, it’s in the tradition of low-budget post-nuclear films like Five and The World, the Flesh […]

Tom Cruise stars in 'Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation'

Arriving on Hulu in August 2016

The action hits Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015) with Tom Cruise and American Ultra (2015) with Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and the Oscar-nominated animated feature Shaun the Sheep (2015) highlight the arrivals coming to Hulu in August. Other August arrivals include the original Cloverfield (2008) from producer J.J. Abrams, the Oscar-winning The Silence of […]

Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie in Nicolas Roeg's enigmatic mosaic of a thriller 'Don't Look Now.'

‘Don’t Look Now’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

Don’t Look Now (1973), Nicolas Roeg’s mosaic of a thriller, remains a mystery to the end. Set largely in Venice, where the labyrinth of canals and tunnels creates a claustrophobic maze, it’s less about the elliptical story (adapted from Daphne du Maurier’s short tale) than the texture of loss, obsession, and emotional remove. Donald Sutherland […]

Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner in the Hulu original series 'Difficult People'

Arriving on Hulu in July 2016

Hulu announced highlights of its July schedule. New films include Mr. Holmes (2015) with Ian McKellan as an aging Sherlock Holmes, Terminator Genisys (2015) with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emilia Clarke, acclaimed foreign films Phoenix (2014) from Germany and Like Someone in Love (2012) from Japan (and directed by Iranian filmmaker Abba Kiarostami), and six Star […]