Some titles available for home viewing and streaming this week.
Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams for the week
Start 2019 with some of the best films of last year. “Leave No Trace” (2018, PG), shot in and around Portland, is a touching drama about a troubled but loving single father (Ben Foster) trying to raise a daughter (Thomasin McKenzie) off the grid. It’s already an awards-season favorite. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Regina Hall earned a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination for her performance as a protective manager in the smart indie comedy “Support the Girls” (2018). On Hulu.
Timothée Chalamet earned Golden Globe and Screen Actor’s Guild nominations for “Beautiful Boy” (2018, R), based on father-and-son memoirs. On Prime Video.
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Netflix released the feature-length “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” (2018, not rated) without advance notice last week. It’s presented as an interactive experience and, due to technical requirements, not available on Apple TV or Google Chromecast.
Classic pick: Marilyn Monroe is the bubbly gold-digger dance partner to wry, man-hungry Jane Russell in the musical buddy comedy “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (1953). On Hulu.
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Jon Hamm and Chris Hemsworth star in the thriller “Bad Times at the El Royale” (2018, R).
“Hell or High Water” (2016, R) puts the great American anti-hero outlaw story into the modern world with Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster.
Neil Patrick Harris is back as Count Olaf in the third and final season of “A Series of Unfortunate Events.”
Also new: “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” (1975, PG), “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981, PG) and all three sequels, and “Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers” (1912-1923).
Amazon Prime Video
Mia Wasikowska is “Jane Eyre” (2011, PG-13) in Cary Fukunaga’s superb take on Charlotte Brontë’s beloved gothic romance.
Prime Video and Hulu
Johnny Depp is the voice of “Sherlock Gnomes” (2018, PG) in the animated comedy set in the world of living garden gnomes.
The science-fiction thriller “Annihilation” (2018, R) with Natalie Portman favors science and mystery over action.
Streaming TV: new seasons of “The X-Files” and Donald Glover’s “Atlanta.”
Also new: all four “Lethal Weapon” films, the complete “Twilight” saga, and documentary “Eating Animals” (2017, not rated).
“Chefs: Season 1” (France, with subtitles) follows an ex-con who finds a new life working in the kitchen of a gourmet restaurant in Paris. Now on MHz.
Sofia Vergara presents “365 Days of Love,” a new series about real-life love stories with a new episode premiering on Facebook Watch every day of 2019.
New on disc this week
“Bad Times at the El Royale,” “Night School,” “A.X.L,” “Trouble.”
Now available at Redbox
“A.X.L,” “True Detective: Season 1,” “True Detective: Season 2.”