New Releases and Recommendations for July 7

Summertime and the livin’ is easy! Kick back and relax with this weekend’s streaming picks. As always, if you have suggestions for the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please post ‘em in the comments. Happy streaming!


Netflix New Releases:

  • Goon- After dispatching a rude opposing hockey player in the stands, Doug Glatt is hired by a rival team for his fighting skills (2011)
  • 12 Monkeys- In a future world devastated by disease, a convict (Bruce Willis) is sent back in time to investigate the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population (1995)
  • Red Dawn- When a group of teenagers witnesses Soviet and Cuban paratroopers descending on their small town and systematically setting off World War III, they hightail it to the hills to wait things out (1984)

Hulu Plus New Releases:

  • Love in the Wild: Week 5- The contestants are challenged to construct an outrigger that leads them into choppy waters (2012)
  • MasterChef- Graham Elliot takes on the mystery box (2012)
  • Hell’s Kitchen- The drama heats up on family night (2012)

Crackle New Releases:

  • Ironman- Tony Stark is done proud in an action-packed anime series based on the Marvel comics (2011)
  • Pineapple Express- A pair of losers reach the top of the hit-list when one accidentally witnesses a mob murder (2008)
  • The Fifth Element- One of the smartest, sharpest sci-fi adventures of all time, starring Bruce Willis and Milla Jovovich (1997)

Amazon Prime Instant Video New Releases:

  • Bill Burr: Let it Go- This stand-up special from comic genius Bill Burr is guaranteed to make you laugh out loud (2010)
  • After the Wedding (English Subtitled)- A man is invited to a stranger’s wedding, only to find out that he is more intimate with the bride and her mother than he expected (2007)
  • To Catch a Thief- Grace Kelly romances a former thief (Cary Grant) in this classic Hitchcock crime thriller (1955)

Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • The Perfect Family- Kathleen Turner plays a pushy mom trying to turn her husband and two grown kids into ‘The Perfect Family’ (2012)
  • The Town- A bank robber falls in love with a former robbery hostage and is forced to choose between his friends and the woman he loves (2010)
  • Back to the Future- Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is blasted to 1955 in a time machine created by Doc Brown and finds himself in a time-shattering situation that jeopardizes his future (1985)
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  • Anonymous

    Too bad you make this show up on the TV screen, where the Roku is. It would be a lot more useful that way.

  • Guest

    These are NOT new releases, unless by “new” you mean six months old. Sheesh.

  • http://www.facebook.com/lcueva23 Luis Cueva

    Disregard the simple-minded comments below Roku team. Thanks for this release list, I always read them. It’s very informative and some of us actually appreciate it! Rock on Roku!

    • Allaboutyou72

      exactly ^^^^ Plus, it is not Roku that “releases” them, it’s each perspective vendor that releases them. Some people are … well, nevermind.

  • Vallikatt

    Goon is such a good movie! I highly recommend it.

  • Mirismc

    These are new releases, meaning they’ve just been added to the available movies, etc. Roku and HuluPlus are the best at TV and movies I’ve seen anywhere. I’ve never enjoyed watching videos, movies, TV, etc., since installing my Roku system and subscribing to HuluPlus. Roku is always adding new channels, most of them are free. In my opinion HuluPlus is much better than NetFlix. If movies is your thing, you’ll enjoy NetFlix more. If TV and movies is your thing, HuluPlus is for you.

  • http://www.facebook.com/robinsondk Dale K. Robinson

    Love my Roku player! Dropped satellite months ago and don’t miss it. Between HuluPlus, Netflix, Amazon and Newscaster, I can access the TV shows and movies I want when I want them!

  • Bpickett1971

    Goon is a very good movie- I highly recommend it