What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services.
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“Everybody Wants Some!!,” Richard Linklater’s “spiritual sequel” to “Dazed and Confused,” captures the texture and attitude of college in 1980 with impressive detail. Rated R. On DVD and Blu-ray and at Redbox.
Also new: “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,” the third film the young adult sci-fi action franchise starring Shailene Woodley (PG-13), “Demolition” with Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts, the faith-based drama “Miracles from Heaven” with Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah (PG), and the made-in-Oregon thriller “Green Room,” one of the last films made by Anton Yelchin (R).
Winona Ryder stars in “Stranger Things,” the new Netflix series about supernatural doings in small-town America. Eight episodes ready to stream.
More streaming TV: the acclaimed new comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 1,” the telenovela spoof “Jane the Virgin: Season 2,” and the British historical drama “The Last Kingdom: Season 1,” and four seasons of the Showtime comedy “Shameless.”
Foreign affairs: the provocative 2016 Best Foreign Film nominee “Mustang” (2015) from Turkey (PG-13, subtitled) and Jia Zhangke’s award-winning “Mountains May Depart” (2015) from China (not rated, subtitled).
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Arriving in time for election season are “The Candidate” (1972) with Robert Redford (PG), “The American President” (1995) with Michael Douglas and Annette Bening (PG-13), and “Good Night, and Good Luck.” (1995), directed by George Clooney (PG).
“Suits: Season 5” arrives before Season 6 begins on USA.
More streaming TV: new episodes of the Amazon original kids series “Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street,” plus the complete runs of “Roswell” with Katherine Heigl, “Lie to Me” with Tim Roth, and “The Riches” with Eddie Izzard.
Two of Hulu’s signature original series return with new seasons. The first episodes of “Difficult People: Season 2” and “East Los High: Complete Season 4” are now available, with new episodes arriving each week.
“The Divergent Series: Allegiant,” “Everybody Wants Some!!,” “Kung Fu Panda 3,” “London Had Fallen,” “Miracles From Heaven”
Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. His reviews of streaming movies and TV can be found at http://streamondemandathome.com.
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