What to stream: ‘Irregulars’ on Netflix, ‘Invincible’ on Amazon, ‘Aretha’ on Hulu, ‘The Father’ on VOD

Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+, video-on-demand, and other streaming services …   Anthony Hopkins stars a lively 80-year-old widower defiantly holding on to his independence as his mind begins to falter and Olivia Colman is the loving daughter watching him slip away in “The […]

What to stream: ‘Bombay Rose’ and ‘Yes Day’ on Netflix, ‘Genera+ion’ on HBO Max

Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+, video-on-demand, and other streaming services …   The hand-painted animated feature “Bombay Rose” (India, 2021, PG-13) is a romantic drama of two outsiders—a Muslim refugee and a Hindi girl escaping an arranged marriage—who dream of a Bollywood movie escape […]

What to stream: ‘Malcolm & Marie’ and ‘Firefly Lane’ on Netflix, ‘Possessor’ on Hulu, ‘Bliss’ on Amazon

Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+, video-on-demand, and other streaming services …   The romantic drama “Malcolm & Marie” (2021, R) stars Zendaya and John David Washington as a Hollywood couple who spend an evening debating art, representation, and authenticity while the strains of their […]

Elisabeth Moss, John Slattery, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, and the cast of 'Mad Men'

The complete ‘Mad Men’ on AMC+ and free on IMDbTV

Mad Men: Seasons 1-7 (2007-2015) – “Who could not be happy with all this?” That’s the question at the heart of Mad Men, the series that transformed former movie network American Movie Classics into cable channel AMC, home to smart, daring, addictive original TV shows. Set the way-back machine to 1960, a world of cigarettes […]

Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder in the classic Mel Brooks comedy

‘Blazing Saddles’ – Mel Brooks spoofs the western on AMC+

When singer Frankie Laine was interviewed by Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air many years ago, he confessed that when he was engaged to record the theme song to Mel Brooks’ Blazing Saddles (1974), he was not told that the film (and the song) was a spoof. He simply thought it was a bad song […]

The original Swedish adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy with Noomi Rapace and Michael Nyqvist

The original ‘Dragon Tattoo Trilogy’ on Sundance Now and free on Kanopy and Hoopla

Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, a trio of novels that teams up a disgraced journalist with a punk hacker, was an international phenomenon. The books sold millions in translation across the globe and were brought to the screen in Sweden, both in feature films and extended versions for TV. David Fincher directed an English-language version of […]