What’s new for home viewing on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other streaming services.
Top streams for the week
Robbie Amell plays a young programmer who ends up in a virtual afterlife after a freak accident, and Andy Allo is his personal “angel” guiding his journey in “
Mindy Kaling draws from her life growing up Indian-American in “
The limited series “
Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney star in “
Amazon Prime Video presents an online version of the
Free pick: Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternated the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation in Danny Boyle’s stage production of “
Pay-Per-View / Video on Demand
Available direct to VOD is “
A young man (Ashton Moore) trapped in the violence of Oakland lands in prison with his estranged father (Jeffrey Wright) in “
International cinema: A rich young man pretends to be poor to impress the girl he loves in the romantic comedy “
True stories: “
Streaming TV: The Australian thriller “
International TV: In “
Amazon Prime Video
Aaron Pederson is an aboriginal police detective in the Australian murder mystery “
Streaming TV: The complete run of “
International cinema: An Egyptian police orchestra gets lost in Israel in Eran Kolirin’s gently low-key character piece “
Prime Video and Hulu
The final season of “
Criterion Channel presents “Wadjda” (Saudi Arabia, 2012, PG, with subtitles), the story of a young girl who defies tradition to learn to ride a bicycle. It’s the first feature directed by a female Saudi director.
New on disc and at Redbox
“Sonic the Hedgehog,” “The Rhythm Section,” “Guns Akimbo,” “Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge”
Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. His reviews of streaming movies and TV are at
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