Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams of the week
Anthony Mackie takes over the lead in the second season of the Netflix Original Series “Altered Carbon” (2020, TV-MA), a science fiction thriller based on the novels of Richard K. Morgan, set in a future where human consciousness can be downloaded into new bodies. Eight episodes are streaming on Netflix.
A teenager (Sophia Lillis of “It”) struggling with high school, hormones and sexuality suddenly manifests superpowers in “I Am Not Okay With This” (2020, TV-PG). Seven episodes on Netflix.
Elsa and Anna return for a new quest into the unknown in the Disney animated musical fantasy “Frozen II“ (2019, PG), a sequel with a dynamic story and an Oscar-nominated original song. Rian Johnson earned an Oscar nomination for his original screenplay for “Knives Out“ (2019, PG-13), a wildly entertaining mix of Agatha Christie-style mystery and modern wit with Daniel Craig, Chris Evans and Jamie Lee Curtis. Both are on Cable On Demand, VOD and DVD, and at Redbox.
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
Nicolas Cage stars in “Color Out of Space” (2019, not rated), Richard Stanley’s surreal adaptation of the H.P. Lovecraft horror story. Also on DVD and at Redbox.
Available same day as select theaters nationwide is action comedy “Guns Akimbo” (2020, R) with Daniel Radcliffe, and the Southern Gothic thriller “Blood on Her Name” (2019, not rated), with Bethany Anne Lind and Elisabeth Röhm.
Elle Fanning and Justice Smith play high school outcasts in “All the Bright Places” (2020, not rated). Streaming on Netflix.
Kid stuff: “The Angry Birds Movie 2” (2019, PG) takes a loony turn into crazy comedy.
Prime Video and Hulu
“Run the Race” (2019, PG) is a faith-based young adult sports drama produced by Tim Tebow.
The documentary “After Parkland” (2019, not rated) follows the aftermath of one of the deadliest high school shootings in American history.
Disney+ presents the animated shows “Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Final Season” (2020) and “Star Wars: Resistance – Season 2” (2019-2020) from Disney XD.
The mystery series “Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones” (2020), with Juliette Lewis and Ryan Kwanten, streams on Facebook Watch with new episodes every Thursday.
“Justin Bieber: Seasons” (2020) follows the pop celebrity as he works on a new album. Presented in 10-minute chapters on YouTube.
The BBC intelligence thriller “MI-5” is one of the best spy dramas of the past few decades. BritBox features the first five seasons (2002-2006).
New on disc and available at Redbox
“Knives Out,” “Frozen II,” “Color Out of Space.”