Teresa Palmer and Benjamin Walker star in "The Choice."

Arriving on Hulu in January 2017

The Nicholas Sparks romantic drama The Choice with Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer, the R-rated comedy Dirty Grandpa with Robert De Niro and Zac Efron, and the Michael Moore documentary Where to Invade Next debut on Hulu in January. The second season of the Hulu original series The Path begins at the end of the month […]

The OA created by director Zal Batmanglij and actress Brit Marling

What to stream: Trust the unknown in ‘The OA’ on Netflix and more new arrivals

The OA, a Netflix original series created by director Zal Batmanglij and actress Brit Marling (who collaborated on the indie films The Sound of My Voice and The East), practically came out of nowhere. Though it was not a secret, Netflix didn’t publicize the film until this week, when it dropped a trailer with the enigmatic tag […]

Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara host the new Netflix series

What to stream: Netflix debuts ‘White Rabbit,’ ‘Medici,’ ‘Captive,’ and more ‘Fuller House’

Mythbusters hosts Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara reunite for the new Netflix series White Rabbit Project to investigate and recreate strange events and weird inventions from pop culture, science, and history. We turn to The Nerdist for a review (because, of course, this right their alley): “Instead of focusing on legends or stories […]

What to stream: ‘Fauda’ tackles the complexities of Palestine, plus new arrivals on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and HBO Now

Four new shows from around the world make their respective American debuts on Netflix this week. Fauda, an action thriller that launched in Israel in 2015, focuses on an elite undercover unit of the Israeli Defense Forces who embed themselves in Palestinian culture. It was a critical and popular hit in Israel, drawing praise from […]

Two takes on ‘Apocalypse Now’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

Apocalypse Now (1979) and Apocalypse Now: Redux (1979/2001) – Drawing from a script by John Milius, rewritten under the influence of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and a production in a constant state of chaos, Francis Ford Coppola turns Vietnam into a war as drug-addled theme park ride: “Pirates of the South Seas” with real […]

Jeffrey Donovan and KaDee Strickland in Hulu's 'Shut Eye'

Arriving on Hulu in December 2016

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) with Tina Fey and Margot Robbie and Zoolander 2 (2016) with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson debut on Hulu in December. The superhero movie ranks are filled out with Spiderman 3 (2007) and Iron Man (2008), the screen version of Kerouac’s On the Road (2013) debuts, and from the arthouse circuit […]

Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Amalric star in 'Venus in Fur,' directed by Roman Polanski

‘Venus in Fur’ on Hulu

Venus in Fur (France, 2013), adapted by Roman Polanski with playwright David Ives from his Tony Award-winning play, is Polanksi’s second theater piece in a row. This is a two-hander between a playwright (Mathieu Amalric) auditioning actresses for his adaptation of the novel by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and an actress (Emmanuelle Seigner) who arrives late […]