Some titles available for home viewing and streaming this week.
Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams of the week
A Chinese-American professor (played by Constance Wu) collides with the culture of the ultra-rich in Singapore when she meets her boyfriend’s family in “Crazy Rich Asians“ (2018, PG-13), the hit romantic comedy based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Kevin Kwan. Henry Golding, Awkwafina and Michelle Yeoh co-star. Now on Cable on Demand and VOD; also on DVD and at Redbox.
The British miniseries version of the classic “Little Women,” starring Emily Watson as the mother of four sisters, originally played on PBS in the U.S. and is now on Amazon Prime Video.
Ethan Hawke plays a priest facing a spiritual crisis in the provocative “First Reformed” (2018, R), a personal drama from filmmaker Paul Schrader. Now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
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FilmStruck, the premiere streaming service for American and international classic movies, ends its service after two years on Thursday, Nov. 29. Criterion and Warner Bros. have new streaming channels in the works for 2019, but until then this is your last opportunity to stream some of the greatest films ever made.
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
The American indie drama “Blindspotting“ (2018, R) follows a man during his final days of probation as his best friend pulls him back into crime. Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal star.
Kurt Russell is Santa Claus in the Netflix Original family holiday film “The Christmas Chronicles” (2018, not rated).
“Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet” offers six more cheesy films for Jonah Ray and the bots on the Satellite of Love to heckle.
Amazon Prime Video
Javier Bardem stars as drug lord Pablo Escobar and Penélope Cruz as journalist Virginia Vallejo in “Loving Pablo” (2017, R), based on the true story of their romance.
Alicia Vikander plays Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider” (2018, PG-13), the big-screen reboot based on the hit video game about a fearless female adventurer in the “Indiana Jones” mold.
“Enemies: The President, Justice & the FBI” (2018) looks at the tensions between the White House and the FBI. New episodes each Sunday.
“Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham” (2018), the first of three feature-length mysteries starring Ashley Jensen, debuts exclusively on Acorn TV. The next features debut in December and January.
David Morrissey is a police detective in the British TV miniseries “The City and the City” (2018), adapted from China Miéville’s acclaimed novel. It makes its American debut on BritBox.
Catherine Zeta-Jones plays a ruthless beauty-pageant coach in “Queen America,” a new, dark comedy series on Facebook Watch. Three episodes are now available; new episodes each Sunday.
New on disc this week
“Crazy Rich Asians,” “Kin,” “Blindspotting,” “Dog Days,” “Skate Kitchen.”
Now available at Redbox
“Crazy Rich Asians,” “Kin,” “Blindspotting,” “Little Italy.”