Malin Akerman and Orlando Bloom in the Netflix original series 'Easy' from creator Joe Swanberg

What to stream: Joe Swanberg’s ‘Easy’ and ‘Longmire: Season 5’ on Netflix, ‘Transparent: Season 3’ on Amazon, and more

For a couple of decades now, many (if not most) indie filmmakers have sustained themselves between movies by directing episodic TV, notably cable shows. With the addition of streaming and the advent of peak TV, however, indie filmmakers have increasingly been courted to develop their own shows. Joe Swanberg, the astounding prolific godfather of the […]

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 […]

Brian J. Smith, Johanna Braddy, Yasmine Al Massri, and Priyanka Chopra in "Quantico."

What to stream: ‘Quantico’ and ‘American Crime’ on Netflix, plus new on VOD, Amazon, Hulu, and more

The debut seasons of the hit action conspiracy series Quantico, starring Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra as an FBI recruit, and the provocative American Crime, created by John Ridley and starring Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, and Regina King, are new to Netflix. The timing couldn’t be better. We’re in that odd trough between the end of […]