A list of titles available for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO Now and Hulu, beginning the week of Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.
Here’s what’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO Now and Hulu, beginning the week of Friday, Sept. 25.
Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand
“Pitch Perfect 2,” the sequel to the musical smash, sends Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and the whole female a cappella group to an international competition for a new round of romance, goofy antics and friendship through harmonizing. PG-13 for innuendo and language. Also on Blu-ray and DVD.
“Saint Laurent” dramatizes the heyday of the influential French fashion designer in a film that suggests his personal life and his creative life were inseparable. Gaspard Ulliel and Léa Seydoux star in the French-language drama. R for nudity, sexual situations, language and drug use.
Available same day as select theaters nationwide is the inspirational documentary “A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story,” about the anti-bullying activist. PG-13.
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Dame Judi Dench goes blue collar to play “Philomena” (2013) and Steve Coogan (who co-wrote the film) is the journalist who helps her find the son she was forced to give up for adoption when she was an unwed teenager. The Oscar-nominated drama is rated PG-13 for language and adult themes.
Jason Statham stages “The Bank Job” (2008), a lively and entertaining heist film inspired by a real-life British robbery in the 1970s. R.
Viola Davis took home the Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama for “How to Get Away with Murder: Season 1.” You can catch up on what you missed at Netflix.
“Gotham: Season 1,” the biggest and splashiest superhero TV show to date, arrives as the second season launches on Fox.
More streaming TV: “Person of Interest: Season 4,” “Blue Bloods: Season 5,” “Hawaii Five-0: Season 5” and “Parenthood: Season 6.”
Amazon Prime Video
In “Serendipity” (2001), John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale meet cute in a New York department store and spend the rest of the film searching for one another once again. The romantic comedy is also on Netflix. PG-13.
Rob Zombie’s remake of John Carpenter’s landmark horror classic “Halloween” (2007) explores the backstory of the boogeyman. R.
Fans of cult movies will find a cornucopia of cool and crazy films this month, from Roger Corman’s drive-in gothic horrors “Premature Burial” (1962) and “X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes” (1963) to Mario Bava’s mad Italian horrors “Black Sunday” (1961) and “Lisa and the Devil” (1973) to the counterculture artifacts “Riot on Sunset Strip” (1967) and “Gas-s-s-s” (1970).
HBO won big at the Emmys. You can watch their winning shows “Game of Thrones: Seasons 1-5,” “Olive Kitteridge” and the documentaries “Citizenfour,” “Going Clear” and “The Jinx” at HBO Now and HBO Go.
New on disc this week
“Pitch Perfect 2,” “Results,” “Saint Laurent,” “The Flash: The Complete First Season.”
Now available at Redbox
“Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Boulevard,” “Saint Laurent,” “The Face of an Angel.”