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, Nov. 20.
Here’s what’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services beginning the week of Friday, Nov. 20.
“Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Season 1”: Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) doesn’t wear a costume, but she has power, attitude and a sinister supervillain (David Tennant) stalking her. The second series in the Netflix superhero universe returns to the mean streets of Hell’s Kitchen for another dark, gritty show; 13 episodes now available.
“River,” a new murder-mystery series from Britain starring Stellan Skarsgard, makes its stateside debut on Netflix; six episodes.
New movies: “Blue Caprice” (2013), a drama about the 2002 Beltway shooters (rated R), and the Kurt Cobain documentary “Soaked in Bleach” (2015, not rated).
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The heady new series “The Man in the High Castle: Season 1” is set in an alternate reality where the U.S. is divided up by World War II victors Germany and Japan in a wary détente. The pilot episode was shot in Seattle, the rest of the season made in Vancouver, B.C.; 10 episodes.
“Ex Machina” is a clever science-fiction game of wiles between man and machine with Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac. R.
Streaming TV: the British series “Mr. Selfridge: Season 3,” with Jeremy Piven, and the History Channel drama “Vikings: Season 3.”
Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand
“The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” brings TV’s coolest spies to the big screen with tongue-in-cheek humor, groovy ’60s style and color, and secret-agent action. Director Guy Ritchie delivers old-school chases and stunts with playful style. PG-13. Also on DVD and Blu-ray.
Available same day as select theaters nationwide is the romantic comedy “Man Up,” with Simon Pegg and Lake Bell (R).
The documentary “The Latin Explosion: A New America” surveys the artists who brought Latin flavors to American music and popular culture over the decades.
“Listen to Me Marlon” (2015) presents an intimate documentary portrait of Marlon Brando through rare audio recordings and video footage.
“The Art of More,” a drama about the cutthroat culture of the high-end auction world starring Dennis Quaid and Kate Bosworth, debuts on the free, commercial-supported streaming service; 10 episodes.
Crackle has also picked up the superhero drama “Powers,” originally produced for the PlayStation network.
New on disc this week
“The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” “Jimmy’s Hall,” “The Stanford Prison Experiment,” “Meru,” “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies — Extended Edition.”
Now available at Redbox
“Jurassic World,” “Paper Towns,” “Before We Go,” “Adult Beginners,” “Jimmy’s Hall.”