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Now Streaming: Scream, While We're Young, Halloween TV Episodes, And More

by | October 27, 2015 | Comments

This week on streaming video, we’ve got a couple of acclaimed horror movie satires, the latest from Noah Baumbach, the penultimate chapter of the Hunger Games series, and a couple of Halloween episodes of popular TV shows. Then, we’ve also got a number of indie comedies, thrillers, and classics to round out the lot, as well as five excellent choices available for purchase. Read on for the full list.


New on Amazon Prime:

 

While We're Young (2014) 83%

Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, and Adam Driver star in Noah Baumbach’s Certified Fresh dramedy about a childless couple who feel energized when they begin hanging out with a younger hipster couple.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Scream (1996) 79%

Horror icon Wes Craven’s subversive deconstruction of the genre is a sly, funny and surprisingly effective satire of slasher flicks that just happens to work pretty well as a slasher flick itself.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Scream 2 (1997) 81%

As with the first film, Scream 2 is a gleeful takedown of scary movie conventions that takes jabs at terrible horror sequels without falling victim to the same fate.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Everything Must Go (2010) 73%

Will Ferrell and Rebecca Hall star in this adaptation of a Raymond Carver short story about an alcoholic car salesman who reacts to losing his job and being kicked out of his home by camping out in his front yard and selling off his possessions.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


New on Amazon Prime and Hulu

 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) 69%

Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in the penultimate chapter of the immensely popular Hunger Games franchise. After upending the Hunger Games, Katniss has become the reluctant face of rebellion; will she be able to save Peeta and lead the resistance to victory?

Available now on: Amazon PrimeHulu


New on Hulu

 

THE SIMPSONS, SEASON 27, EPISODE 5: "TREEHOUSE OF HORROR XXVI"

The famed annual “Treehouse of Horror” episode of The Simpsons aired this past Sunday, and Hulu has it now. In this year’s vignettes, Bart gets reanimated, Homer loses his memory, and Bart, Lisa, and Milhouse get superpowers.

Available now on: Hulu


FAMILY GUY, SEASON 14, EPISODE 4: "PETERNORMAL ACTIVITY"

In Family Guy‘s Halloween-themed episode, Peter and the gang venture into an abandoned asylum to get inspiration for a horror movie, but they end up killing a guy instead.

Available now on: Hulu


New on Netflix

 

Let Us Prey (2014) 77%

In this recent thriller, a mysterious man named Six (Liam Cunningham) arrives in a small Scottish town and promptly ends up in police custody, and before long, mayhem befalls the town.

Available now on: Netflix


Mea Culpa (2014) 83%

In this crime thriller from France, a pair of police officers square off against the Serbian mafia after they discover a series of connected murders in the city of Toulon.

Available now on: Netflix


Results (2015) 85%

Kevin Corrigan, Cobie Smulders, and Guy Pearce and  star in this comedy about a newly divorced rich guy who falls under the influence of a gym owner and his sometimes-girlfriend.

Available now on: Netflix


Unexpected (2015) 66%

Cobie Smulders stars in a dramedy about a high school teacher and a student who bond over their unplanned pregnancies.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Fandor

 

A Day in the Country (1936) 100%

The great French auteur Jean Renoir directed this beautiful, bittersweet 40-minute film about a family’s idyllic vacation in the French countryside.

Available now on: Fandor


Summer Interlude (1950) 100%

This tragic tale of star-crossed love was an early success for the great Ingmar Bergman, and remained one of his personal favorites.

Available now on: Fandor


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) 99%

Catherine Deneuve stars in Jacques Demy’s colorful, heartbreaking nouvelle vague-inspired musical about a brief affair between an auto mechanic and a teenager who works in her mother’s umbrella shop.

Available now on: Fandor


Available for Purchase

 

Amy (2015) 95%

This Certified Fresh documentary about the brilliant and troubled R&B chanteuse Amy Winehouse is from Asif Kapadia, the filmmaker behind the nearly-as-acclaimed portrait of the great racecar driver Senna.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


The Gift (2015) 91%

Well-to-do Simon (Jason Bateman) has a seemingly chance encounter with Gordo (Edgerton), an old high school classmate. But Gordo starts showing up everywhere Simon goes, and leaving odd gifts at his house; is there something in their pasts that prompted such behavior?

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015) 95%

Alex Gibney’s multiple Emmy-winning HBO documentary makes use of first-hand accounts and archival footage to profile the history and inner workings of Scientology and delve into the accusations of abuse that have been leveled against the organization over the years.

Available now on: iTunes


Mr. Holmes (2015) 88%

Ian McKellen and Laura Linney in this Certified Fresh drama about an aging Sherlock Holmes in deep rumination about an unsolved case.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) 68%

Two agents — American Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) and Soviet Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) — team up to stop a mysterious criminal organization that threatens both nations.  They get an assist from Gaby Teller (Alicia Vikander), an East German mechanic who has an inside track on how to infiltrate the gang.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu