New Releases and Recommendations for June 15

The first five days after the weekend are always the hardest. Thankfully, we’ve got the perfect lineup for a Friday night streaming session… and a Saturday morning movie fest… and a lazy Sunday streamathon. Let us know what’s first on your weekend watch list in the comments. Happy streaming!


Netflix New Releases:

  • Thor- The brawny thunder god is banished from Asgar for arrogance and forced to live among humans in this action-packed Marvel remix (2011)
  • The Pianist- Adrien Brody delivers an Oscar-winning performance as a famed Polish concert pianist who finds strength in his music while struggling to survive the horrors of World War II (2002)
  • Best in Show- Christopher Guest pokes fun at dysfunctional dog owners in a brilliant canine mockumentary starring Parker Posey and Eugene Levy (2000)

Hulu Plus New Releases:

  • Saving Hope: Contact- Alex unravels a medical mystery while dealing with the arrival of Charlie’s meddlesome ex-wife (2012)
  • Hell’s Kitchen- Chef Ramsay refines his palate (2012)
  • The Daily Show with John Stewart- Maggie Gyllenhaal stops by to talk about her new movie, “Hysteria” (2012)

Crackle New Releases:

  • The Grudge 2- A terrifying supernatural curse quickly spreads from a burned-down house in Tokyo to everyone who crosses its path (2006)
  • Shottas- This rough concrete jungle drama is emboldened by a unique cast including musician Wyclef Jean (2006)
  • Kung Fu Hustle- Astonishing action and brilliant special effects make this a one-of-a-kind martial arts mashup (2004)

Amazon Prime Instant Video New Releases:

  • Playback- A group of high school students release an evil spirit in this eerie thriller featuring Christian Slater (2012)
  • Dead Like Me: Season 1- A cynical young college dropout is suddenly faced with the afterlife when a piece of the MIR space station hurtles to Earth and hits her in the head (2003)
  • The Best of I Love Lucy: Volume 1- From meddlesome match-making to murder plots, Lucy and Ricky’s hilarious antics will never go out of style (1951)

Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • John Carter- A former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions (2012)
  • The Artist- A beautiful, award-winning homage to classic American cinema, set in the twilight of Hollywood’s silent era (2011)
  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows- Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law outsmart a criminal mastermind in this witty, fast-paced crowd-pleaser (2011)
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  • Lavitable

    My wife just signed up for AT&T Averse! Will there be any problem hooking our ROKU box
    up to the AT&T box!?