Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams of the week
Viggo Mortensen plays an Italian-American bouncer who signs on as driver and bodyguard to African-American jazz musician Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) in “Green Book“ (2018, PG-13), Academy Award winner for best picture, original screenplay and supporting-actor Ali. On Cable on Demand, VOD, DVD and at Redbox.
“Triple Frontier“ (2019, R) stars Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam and Oscar Isaac as Special Forces soldiers who reunite to rob a South American drug lord. The Netflix Original thriller streams a week after opening in select theaters.
“Saturday Night Live” veteran Aidy Bryant stars in the comedy “Shrill,” a new Hulu Original series based on Seattle author Lindy West’s memoir that takes on fat shaming, body image and self-worth with humor. Six episodes streaming on Hulu.
Keira Knightley is “Colette“ (2018, R) in the biographical drama about the early years of the great French author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
This year’s Oscar-winning documentary “Free Solo“ (2018, PG-13), which chronicles Alex Honnold’s rope-less climb up Yosemite’s El Capitan wall, is now streaming on Hulu.
Foreign-language pick: “Shoplifters” (Japan, 2018, R, with subtitles), a warm but complicated drama of a family of small-time crooks, won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Oscar. On Hulu.
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald“ (2018, PG-13), the second installment in the Harry Potter backstory series, stars Eddie Redmayne and Johnny Depp. Also on DVD and at Redbox.
Idris Elba stars as a down-and-out hip-hop DJ who takes a job as a manny to his celebrity best friend’s problem-child daughter in the Netflix Original comedy series “Turn Up Charlie.”
“Girl” (Belgium, 2018, not rated, with subtitles), a coming-of-age drama about a teenage transgender ballerina (Victor Polster), earned awards at Cannes and a Golden Globe nomination.
More streaming TV: animated anthology series “Love, Death + Robots: Season 1,” from producers Tim Miller and David Fincher, and the final season of “Arrested Development.”
Amazon Prime Video
Streaming TV: “Made in Heaven: Season 1” (India, with subtitles) is a romantic drama about two wedding planners in Dehli.
Prime Video and Hulu
Tyler Perry directs Taraji P. Henson in “Acrimony” (2018, R), a thriller about a wronged woman who wants payback from her unfaithful husband.
The four-part documentary series “The Case Against Adnan Syed” (2019, not rated) looks into the murder case explored in the hit podcast “Serial.” New episodes air every Saturday night.
New on disc this week
“Green Book,” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” “Mortal Engines,” “Piercing,” “The Magic Flute.”
Now available at Redbox
“Green Book,” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” “Mortal Engines,” “London Fields,” “Vox Lux.”