Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams of the week
Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) are back in “And Just Like That …” (TV-MA), a limited series sequel to “Sex and the City” that follows the three friends (Kim Cattrall is not part of the reunion) as they navigate life in their 50s. New episodes on Thursdays. (HBO Max)
The British limited series “Landscapers” (TV-MA) is an offbeat crime drama based on the true story of a seemingly ordinary British couple (played by Olivia Colman and David Thewlis) whose real lives are tangled in fantasy, denial and murder. New episodes on Mondays (HBO Max)
The sixth and final season of “The Expanse” (TV-MA) sends the sprawling space drama into the heat of interstellar warfare. New episodes on Fridays. (Amazon Prime Video)
The documentary “The First Wave” (2021, R) follows a group of doctors, nurses and patients in one of New York’s hardest-hit hospital systems over the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Hulu)
Will Smith travels the world to explore Earth’s greatest wonders in the natural-history limited series “Welcome to Earth” (TV-PG), produced by National Geographic. (Disney+)
A group of misunderstood animals make a break from the zoo to get “Back to the Outback” (2021, PG) in the animated adventure set in Australia. It features the voices of Isla Fisher, Eric Bana, Guy Pearce and Jacki Weaver. (Netflix)
“Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas” (2021, TV-14) is both a holiday musical and a sequel to the TV series “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” starring Jane Levy. Streams free with ads, along with the original series. (Roku Channel)
Also new is the TV variety show “Michael Bublé’s Christmas in the City” (TV-PG). (Hulu and Peacock).
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“Dear Evan Hansen” (2021, PG-13) brings the hit Broadway musical to the screen with Ben Platt reprising his stage role as an isolated high school kid suddenly accepted because of a lie. Also on disc and at Redbox.
A child who can move through parallel worlds is pursued by a dark figure in “Portal Runner” (2021, not rated), a family science-fiction adventure that was shot in Seattle.
Clint Eastwood directs and stars in “Cry Macho” (2021, PG-13) as a former rodeo rider bringing a troubled kid and his rooster (named Macho) from Mexico to his estranged father in Texas. Also on disc and at Redbox.
Sandra Bullock produces and stars in “The Unforgivable” (2021, R) as a woman released from a 20-year prison sentence for murder and looking for the little sister she left behind.
“Saturday Morning All Star Hits! Season 1” (TV-14), a mix of live action and animation, celebrates and sends up the Saturday-morning shows of the ’80s and ’90s.
Amazon Prime Video
Riz Ahmed stars in the psychological thriller “Encounter” (2021, R) as a decorated Marine who abducts his children during a mental breakdown: He’s convinced alien insect invaders threaten their lives. Octavia Spencer and Rory Cochrane co-star. (Amazon Prime Video)
“Ed Sheeran: The Equals Live Experience” (not rated) presents the recording artist performing his new album.
The British comedy “Bloods: Season 1” (not rated) stars Samson Kayo and Jane Horrocks as mismatched paramedic partners in a South London ambulance service.
“Creamerie: Season 1” (not rated) is a post-apocalyptic dark comedy from New Zealand about a future where a viral plague killed all men … or did it?
Documentarian Alex Gibney’s “The Forever Prisoner” (2021, TV-MA) delves into the story of Abu Zubaydah, the first high-value detainee put through the CIA’s program of enhanced interrogation techniques (also known as torture).
Jodie Turner-Smith stars as “Anne Boleyn” (not rated) in the limited-series psychological historical drama exploring the final months in the life of the doomed wife of King Henry VIII. New episodes on Thursdays. (AMC+)