New Releases and Recommendations for March 9

Ahh… Friday has such a nice ring to it. There’s no time like the weekend for some serious daystreaming! Here are a few recommendations to get you started. As always, if you have suggestions for the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please post ‘em in the comments. Happy streaming!

Netflix New Releases:

  • The Lincoln Lawyer- A sleazy attorney (Matthew McConaughey) becomes ensnared in a deadly plot while representing a wealthy Beverly Hills playboy (2011)
  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai- An inner-city assassin (Forrest Whitaker) adopts the strict lifestyle and moral code of the samurai warrior in Jim Jarmusch’s mobster masterpiece (1999)
  • The Boxer- Daniel Day-Lewis stars in this gritty political drama as Danny Flynn, a promising Irish boxer who was imprisoned at age 18 for associating with the IRA (1997)

Hulu Plus New Releases:

  • New Girl- Jess gets tough in the classroom (2012)
  • Parks and Recreation: Lucky- After Leslie gives an embarrassing drunken interview, she and her campaign team pull out all the stops to prevent it from being aired (2012)
  • The Office: Last Day in Florida- Jim tries to head off a career disaster for Dwight; Andy learns Erin’s not returning to Scranton (2012)

Crackle New Releases:

  • Stealth- Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel and Jamie Foxx take flight in an explosive search and rescue CGI-laden thrill ride that delivers (2005)
  • Family Business- Matthew Broderick, estranged from father Dustin Hoffman, enlists the aid of his grandfather Sean Connery, a career criminal, to pull off a can’t-miss heist. Can you say dream cast? (1989)
  • Desperate Measures- With a gravely ill son in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant, Officer Frank Connor (Andy Garcia) must capture an escaped killer (Michael Keaton) who is a perfect DNA match (1998)

Amazon Prime Instant Video New Releases:

  • Sons of Anarchy- Seasons 1, 2 & 3 of the epic motorcycle drama are now included in your Prime membership (2011)
  • Page One: Inside the New York Times- Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields an insider view of the peril and opportunity facing the newspaper industry (2011)
  • Ip Man- Behind every great man stands a great teacher. This action packed martial arts flick tells the story of the man behind acclaimed martial arts star Bruce Lee (1993)

Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • Game of Thrones: Season 1- Dragons, medieval zombies, and giants. Oh, my! Explore the Seven Kingdoms in HD (2011)
  • Justified: Watching the Detectives- Winona’s estranged husband becomes a pawn in a deadly attempt to discredit Raylan by framing him for murder (2012)
  • Immortals- In a world where gods, titans, and mortals battle for supremacy over the earth, a young warrior embarks on a quest to defeat the rising forces of evil which threaten the fate of all mankind (2011)
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