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Now Streaming: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Chef, and More

by | September 16, 2014 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got Michael Bay’s latest thundering installment of the Transformers franchise, Jon Favreau’s small but well-received dramedy, and a little seen thriller from Australia, as well as a handful of notable choices newly available to stream on Netflix. Read on for details:

Transformers: Age of Extinction

17%

Stepping into the lead role is Mark Wahlberg as Texan robotics expert Cade Yeager, who unwittingly comes into possession of a dormant Optimus Prime just as a secretive CIA task force is ramping up efforts to hunt down all rogue Transformers. When it becomes clear the government is colluding with a shady tech firm, Optimus rallies the remaining Autobots to storm their headquarters and uncover a larger conspiracy.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Budu

Chef

87%

This Certified Fresh comedy, directed by and starring Jon Favreau, tells the story of a chef who quits his job at a swanky restaurant to operate a food truck.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Felony

70%

Joel Edgerton wrote, produced, and co-starred alongside Tom Wilkinson and Jai Courtney in this Australian thriller about three cops at odds with each other about how to proceed after an accident leaves a young boy in critical condition.

Available now on: iTunes

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

89%

Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard star in this bittersweet romantic comedy that has inspired thousands of Halloween costumes over the years.

Available now on: Netflix

About a Boy – Season One

David Walton stars in this TV adaptation of the 2002 film starring Hugh Grant (itself an adaptation of a Nick Hornby novel), about a singer whose bachelor lifestyle is interrupted by the presence of a new neighbor and her precocious son.

Available now on: Netflix

High Noon

94%

Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly star in Fred Zinnemann’s classic thriller about a marshal who finds himself taking on a gang of bandits alone.

Available now on: Netflix

Stardust

77%

Based upon Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel and featuring an all-star cast, Stardust spins a tale of a young man who sets out to prove his love to the girl of his dreams by presenting her with a fallen star; he embarks on a journey through a forbidden kingdom, encountering witches, pirates, and other magical folks along the way.

Available now on: Netflix

Manakamana

96%

This visually stunning documentary documentary is about a cable car in Nepal that carries tourists and locals to a temple in the mountains.

Available now on: Netflix

The Duchess

62%

Keira Knightley stars as Georgiana Spenser, an ancestor of Princess Di’s, who becomes an 18th century style icon while navigating the rough waters of palace life.

Available now on: Netflix