Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Top streams for the week
B.J. Novak writes, directs and stars in “Vengeance” (2022, R), a dark comedy about an aspiring New York podcaster who finds a story in a remote, impoverished Texas town filled with eccentric characters. Beneath the murder mystery and the fish-out-of-water story of an arrogant urban guy in a rural community is a sharp, smart satire of the cultural divide. (Peacock) (Read our review here.)
Matt Damon, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer star in “The Last Duel” (2021, R), a medieval drama based on the true story of the last royally sanctioned duel to the death in France, told from the different perspectives of the three protagonists. Ridley Scott directs. New to Hulu and still streaming on HBO Max.
“The Outfit” (2022, R) stars Mark Rylance as a British tailor in 1950s Chicago who has to outwit violent gangsters when they take refuge in his shop during a mob war. Clever and suspenseful, this entertaining mix of American gangster thriller and British drawing room psychodrama co-stars Dylan O’Brien, Zoey Deutch and Johnny Flynn. (Prime Video)
Channing Tatum co-directs and stars in the heartwarming road movie “Dog” (2022, PG-13) as an Army Ranger assigned to take a traumatized service dog from Washington state to the funeral of a fellow soldier in Arizona. (Prime Video) (Read our review here.)
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
“Jurassic World Dominion” (2022, PG-13), the third film in the “Jurassic World” series (read our review here), and the Southern mystery “Where the Crawdads Sing” (2022, PG-13), based on the novel by Delia Owens (read the review here), are also on DVD and at Redbox.
Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke star as high school rivals who secretly become friends and take on each other’s tormentors in the dark comedy “Do Revenge” (2022, TV-MA).
A former boy band star (Ed Skrein) teams up with an autistic young drummer (Leo Long) in the comic drama “I Used to Be Famous” (2022, TV-MA).
“Morbius” (2022, PG-13), based on a character from the “Spider-Man” comic books, stars Jared Leto as a doctor who becomes a living vampire after an experiment. (Read our review here.)
The Fox music drama “Monarch: Season 1” (TV-14) stars Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon and country music star Trace Adkins as the heads of a country music dynasty in Texas.
Also new are “The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 5” (TV-MA) with Elisabeth Moss and the fourth and final season of “Atlanta” (TV-MA) with Donald Glover.
Twin brothers suspect that their mother (Naomi Watts), whose face is wrapped in surgical bandages, is actually an impostor in “Goodnight Mommy” (2022, R).
Samantha Morton is Catherine de Medici in “The Serpent Queen: Season 1” (TV-MA), the historical drama about the rise of one of the most powerful and longest-serving rulers in French history. (Starz)
An advice columnist (Maria Doyle Kennedy) turns detective when one of her correspondents is found dead in “Recipes for Love and Murder: Season 1” (not rated). (Acorn TV)
A Danish undercover expert and a German homicide detective pose as a married couple in “White Sands: Season 1” (in Danish, with subtitles), a murder mystery set in a Danish seaside town. (Topic)