Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush in the Oscar-winning film by Tom Hooper

Oscar-winner ‘The King’s Speech’ on Prime Video

Colin Firth is the man who would be King George VI and Geoffrey Rush is the eccentric speech therapist who helps the royal overcome his stammer in this based-on-a-true-story drama that won Academy Awards, including best picture, best director Tom Hooper, and best actor Firth.

Evan Rachel Wood and Kate Winslet in the 2011 miniseries adaptation of the James M. Cain novel by Todd Haynes

‘Mildred Pierce’ – the miniseries on Amazon Prime and HBO Now

Mildred Pierce (2011) is less a remake than a new run at adapting the James M. Cain novel. Previously made into a Hollywood classic (which earned Joan Crawford her only Oscar), it’s been transformed into a five-hour mini-series by director Todd Haynes, who cast Kate Winslet in the title role as the mother blindly devoted […]

Percelle Ascott and Sorcha Groundsell in the Netflix series co-starring Guy Pearce

What to stream: ‘The Innocents’ on Netflix, ‘Safe Harbour’ on Hulu ‘Mystery Road’ on Acorn TV, ‘Deadpool 2’ on VOD

Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Now, Showtime Anytime, FilmStruck, video-on-demand, and other streaming services … The moody new Netflix Original series The Innocents: Season 1 is a young adult superhero drama about a teenage girl (Sorcha Groundsell) who manifests the power to shape-shift while on the […]