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Stream on Demand: Tarantino brings ‘Hollywood’ to home viewing

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” (Andrew Cooper / AP)
Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” (Andrew Cooper / AP)
By Sean Axmaker For The Spokesman-Review

What’s new for home viewing on Video on Demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other streaming services.

Top streams

for the week

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019, R), another mix of history and fantasy from Quentin Tarantino, is a cinematic ode to late 1960s Los Angeles starring Leonard DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. The Oscar frontrunner and Golden Globe nominee is on Cable on Demand and VOD, also on disc and at Redbox.

Michael Bay directs Ryan Reynolds in the Netflix Original “6 Underground” (2019, R), a globetrotting action adventure about an elite strike force from the screenwriters of “Deadpool.” Now streaming on Netflix.

Amazon Prime Video picks up ambitious space opera “The Expanse” from SyFy and continues the adventure with the fourth season, which takes the show into a whole new dimension. All 10 episodes now streaming.

Hailee Steinfeld adopts an alien robot on the run in the “Transformers” prequel “Bumblebee” (2018, PG-13). On Amazon Prime Video and Hulu.

Holiday trimmings: “Jack Whitehall: Christmas With My Father” is a raunchy holiday extravaganza from the British comedian. It’s new to Netflix.

Pay-Per-View /

Video on Demand

Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy and Bill Hader star in the horror film “It: Chapter 2” (2019, R), and Constance Wu and Golden Globe nominee Jennifer Lopez take the leads in the based-on-a-true-story crime drama “Hustlers” (2019, R). Also on disc and at Redbox.


Streaming TV: Third season of “Outlander,” the sexy and smart historical drama based on the novels of Diana Gabaldon, arrives from Starz.

Amazon Prime Video

Casey Affleck directs and stars in “Light of My Life” (2019, R) as a father protecting his daughter (Anna Pniowsky) after an apocalypse.

Prime Video and Hulu

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Strathairn and Lorraine Toussaint star in the science-fiction superhero drama “Fast Color“ (2018, PG-13).


The third and final season of the teenage superhero series “Marvel’s Runaways” (TV-14) arrives in its entirety.


The documentary “Mel Brooks: Unwrapped” (2019, TV-14) looks back on the career of the 93-year-old comedy legend.

Other streams

Ten years after the end of the groundbreaking series “The L Word,” Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey and Katherine Moennig return for “The L Word: Generation Q” on Showtime.

The six-part New Zealand detective thriller “The Gulf” (2019) makes its U.S. debut on Sundance Now. New episodes each Wednesday.

“Midsomer Murders: Series 21” (2019), the latest season of the British mystery series, makes its stateside debuts on Acorn TV and Britbox.

New on disc

and at Redbox

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “It: Chapter Two,” “Hustlers,” “Lucky Day”

Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. His reviews of streaming movies and TV can be found at

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