Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams of the week
Anthony Hopkins plays Pope Benedict XVI and Jonathan Pryce is Jorge Bergoglio, the cardinal from South America who became his successor, in “The Two Popes” (2019, PG-13). On Netflix a week after playing theaters.
Jessie Buckley delivers a star-making performance as a passionate, reckless, single mother in Scotland who dreams of becomes a Nashville country singer in “Wild Rose” (2019, R). Streaming on Hulu.
“The Aeronauts” (2019, PG-13) reunites “The Theory of Everything” stars Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne as a 19th-century daredevil balloon pilot and a stuffy scientist (respectively). On Amazon Prime Video two weeks after theaters.
“The Witcher,” a new fantasy series based on the novels of Andrzej Sapkowski, features Henry Cavill as a monster hunter in a fictional medieval world of elves, gnomes and magic. Eight episodes are streaming on Netflix.
“Downton Abbey” (2019, PG), the big-screen sequel to the British TV series, was a surprise hit in the U.S. Think of it as the show’s grandest episode ever. On Cable on Demand, VOD, DVD and at Redbox.
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
True-crime documentary “Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer” (2019, not rated) presents amateur internet sleuths trying to track a killer who posts videos of his acts.
Romantic drama “Soundtrack: Season 1” follows a diverse group of hopefuls trying to break into the Los Angeles music scene; 10 episodes.
Amazon Prime Video
Taissa Farmiga and Crispin Glover star in the gothic horror “We Have Always Lived in the Castle” (2019, not rated), based on the Shirley Jackson novel. Andrew Scott is in the crime thriller “A Dark Place” (2019, not rated).
Hulu streams the first four films in the unexpected hit action franchise launched with “The Fast and the Furious” (2001, PG-13), starring Vin Diesel as an outlaw street racer and car thief and Paul Walker as an undercover FBI agent.
Streaming TV: The most interesting love-hate relationship on TV continues in “Killing Eve: Season 2” (2019, PG-14).
Nordic noir series “Wisting” debuts on Sundance Now, with new episodes each Wednesday.
A resourceful child takes on a psycho Santa in cult action-horror film “Game Over” (France, 1989, with subtitles). On Shudder.
New on disc and available at Redbox
“Downton Abbey: The Motion Picture,” “Abominable,” “Ad Astra,” “Rambo: Last Blood.”