Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams of the week
“Tokyo Vice: Season 1” (TV-MA) takes viewers into the Japanese underworld through the experiences of the sole American reporter (Ansel Elgort) on the crime beat of a Tokyo newspaper in 1999. Ken Watanabe co-stars as the police detective who introduces the American to the wary power dynamics between the cops and the yakuza. Three episodes are available; new episodes on Thursdays. (HBO Max)
Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton star as CIA agents and former lovers who reunite after a failed rescue attempt in the spy thriller “All the Old Knives” (2022, R). When they discover there’s a mole in the agency, they start to suspect one another.(Amazon Prime Video and in theaters April 8)
The British mystery series “Harry Wild: Season 1” (not rated) features Jane Seymour as a retired literature professor in Ireland who transforms herself into a private detective. New episodes on Mondays. (Acorn TV)
The documentary “Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off” (TV-MA) profiles the legendary pro skateboarding champion and entrepreneur who helped redefine the sport. (HBO Max)
Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson draws from his own experiences (and those of others) growing up in San Fernando, California, in the Oscar-nominated “Licorice Pizza” (2021, R), an offbeat tale of first love and the entrepreneurial spirit. It stars Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman. (Video on Demand)
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Penélope Cruz earned an Oscar nomination for her role in Pedro Almodóvar’s acclaimed drama “Parallel Mothers“ (Spain, 2021). Milena Smit co-stars as the teenager she meets in a hospital maternity ward. Also on DVD.
Two films currently available on different streaming services are now on VOD: Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story“ (2021, PG-13, Disney+), featuring Oscar winner Ariana DeBose, and Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar-nominated “Nightmare Alley“ (2021, R, Hulu and HBO Max).
A pair of metal-loving high school misfits (Jaeden Martell and Adrian Greensmith) search for a bass player in the teen rock comedy “Metal Lords” (2022, R).
International passport: Espionage action thriller “Yaksha: Ruthless Operations” (South Korea, 2022, TV-14, with subtitles) features “Squid Game” star Park Hae-soo.
“The Invisible Pilot” (TV-MA) unravels the labyrinthine story behind a husband and father who jumped off a bridge in 1977. New episodes of the three-part documentary roll out on Mondays.
The moody horror film “The Night House” (2021, R) (HBO) stars Rebecca Hall as a woman who discovers disturbing secrets after her husband’s sudden death.
“Star Trek: The Motion Picture: The Director’s Edition” (1979, PG) presents the expanded version of the first big screen “Star Trek” feature, newly remastered in HD for the first time.
The American indie drama “Freeland” (2020, not rated) stars Krisha Fairchild as an aging pot farmer in Humboldt County, California. (MUBI)
The animated kids show “Pinecone & Pony: Season 1” (TV-Y) is based on the book “The Princess and the Pony” by New York Times best-selling author Kate Beaton. (Apple TV+)
“Young Mr. Ford” presents 14 films that John Ford directed for 20th Century Fox, from his western epic “3 Bad Men” (1926, silent with score) to “Young Mr. Lincoln” (1939) with Henry Fonda and the Oscar-winning classic “How Green Was My Valley” (1941). (Criterion Channel)
New on disc and at Redbox
Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Ghostface return in “Scream” (2022, R), the franchise’s fifth installment.