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Now Streaming: Fifty Shades of Grey, Still Alice, and Sons of Anarchy

by | April 28, 2015 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got an anticipated film adaptation of a popular novel, an acclaimed drama that won Julianne Moore an Oscar this year, and the final season of a popular AMC drama series to lead things off. Then, we’ve got a few smaller films you may have missed and Helen Hunt’s latest directorial effort (which is simultaneously in theaters). Read on for the full list.

Fifty Shades of Grey

24%

Dakota Johnson plays Anastasia Steele, a timid undergrad tasked with interviewing a wealthy, good-looking entrepreneur named Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). The mutual attraction is clear, but Ana soon learns that Christian has some rather unusual bedroom habits and must decide whether or not she’ll follow his lead.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Still Alice

85%

Julianne Moore took home the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in this Certified Fresh drama about a linguistics professor who is diagnosed with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease; Kristen Stewart and Alec Baldwin turn in sharp supporting roles.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Mommy

88%

This Certified Fresh drama from Montreal’s Xavier Dolan is the story of a single mother dealing with her difficult teenage son.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes

Ride

52%

Hitting VOD the same day it opens in theaters, Helen Hunt’s film stars herself as a strict single mother who learns to loosen up when she moves from New York to Los Angeles to be closer to her son, who’s dropped out of college to surf.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu

Sons of Anarchy – Season 7

The final season of AMC’s popular hit show brings the saga of SAMCRO to a fitting Shakespearean conclusion, filled with the character work and gripping action that made it a fan favorite.

Available now on: Netflix

Alamar (To the Sea)

91%

This Certified Fresh quasi-documentary about a father-son fishing trip is distinguished by its lyrical pacing and gorgeous locations.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Afghan Star

100%

This Certified Fresh documentary is an enlightening and sobering chronicle of an attempt to create an American Idol-esque talent competition for Afghan television.

Available now on: Amazon Prime