Now Streaming

Now Streaming: Divergent, The Master, Manhunter, and More

by | July 22, 2014 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got the fledgling installment of a new YA adaptation franchise, a documentary about internet activist Aaron Swartz, and some noteworthy choices on Netflix, including a PT Anderson’s most recent drama and Michael Mann’s Hannibal Lecter tale. Read on for details:

Divergent

41%

In a dystopian future, teenagers are forced to chose one of five factions with which they’ll associate for life. However, Beatrice Prior (Shailene Woodley) doesn’t fit neatly into any one group, and her independent streak makes her a target when two rival tribes prepare for war.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

The Suspect

--

This politically-charghed action thriller is the tale of a former North Korean spy who’s framed in the murder of a wealthy businessman.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

93%

This Certified Fresh documentary delves into the life and death of internet activist Aaron Swartz.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

The Master

84%

Joaquin Phoenix stars as a navy vet in the midst of personal turmoil who turns to Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), the charismatic leader of a group called the Cause; soon, the two men are locked in a test of wills.

Available now on: Netflix

Manhunter

93%

In Michael Mann’s underrated 1986 adaptation of Thomas Harris’s novel Red Dragon, Brian Cox stars as Hannibal Lecter (just a couple years before Anthony Hopkins’ iconic performance in The Silence of the Lambs).

Available now on: Netflix

The Immigrant

85%

In this Certified Fresh period drama, a young Polish woman seeking a fresh start in New York City is forced into prostitution; Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner star.

Available now on: Netflix

Particle Fever

96%

This Certified Fresh documentary about the physicists working to find the Higgs boson particle is likely to excite even those of us who slept through science class.

Available now on: Netflix

Weekend of a Champion

73%

Roman Polanski’s documentary portrait of Formula One champ Jackie Stewart provides insight into a competitive spirit at the height of his fame.

Available now on: Netflix