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 for the week:
Chadwick Boseman as Prince T’Challa, aka “Black Panther” (2018, PG-13), in the first Marvel superhero movie built around a black hero. It broke box-office records and is now available on Cable On Demand and VOD, plus DVD and Blu-ray.
Martin Freeman is a father trying to save his infant daughter from a zombie pandemic in “Cargo” (2017), a survival thriller set in the desolation of the Australian outback. It comes to Netflix after earning solid reviews on the film-festival circuit.
Diane Kruger won the best actress prize at Cannes for Fatih Akin’s “In the Fade” (Germany, 2017, with subtitles, R), an intimate thriller that plays out against the culture of white nationalism in Germany. Streaming on Hulu.
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The fifth and final season of “Orphan Black” brings closure to the story of clone sisters (all played by Tatiana Maslany in an Emmy-winning performance) who discover they are part of an insidious experiment. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video along with all previous seasons.
From South Africa comes the comedy “Catching Feelings” (South Africa, 2017, not rated) about a hedonistic writer who upends the lives of a Johannesburg couple.
Steve Carrell is “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” (2005, R) in the hit comedy from director Judd Apatow and the musical “Mamma Mia!” (2008, PG-13) with Meryl Streep streams before the sequel hits theaters.
Amazon Prime Video
Prime Video adds the complete runs of the classic “Kung Fu” (1972-1975) starring David Carradine and the BBC historical fantasy “Merlin.”
Amazon Prime and Hulu
“Baywatch” (2017, R) revives the ‘80s TV series as an action-movie comedy on the beach starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Priyanka Chopra.
“Dunkirk” (2017, PG-13), Christopher Nolan’s immersive drama of the British army’s evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940 won three Academy Awards.
Streaming live on Saturday morning is the spoof “The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish!” featuring Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon (Sunday for HBO On Demand).
Benedict Cumberbatch produces and stars in the five-part miniseries “Patrick Melrose,” based on the novels by Edward St. Aubyn. New episodes arrive Saturday nights.
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
The producers of “God’s Not Dead” takes on the Biblical epic with the low-budget, faith-based production “Samson” (2018, PG-13).
Available same day as select theaters nationwide is the thriller “Dark Crimes” (2018, R) with Jim Carrey as a police detective on the trail of a brutal killer.
New on disc this week:
“Black Panther,” “Samson,” “The Other Side of Hope”
Now available at Redbox:
“Black Panther,” “Samson,” “Cocaine Godmother”