New Releases and Recommendations for August 3

Friday’s finally here, and we know you’ve been thinking about movie night all day long! We’ve got a great lineup of new releases to help you kick off the weekend right. As always, if you have suggestions for the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please post ‘em in the comments. Happy streaming!


Netflix New Releases:

  • Captain America: The First Avenger- A soldier deemed unfit for duty volunteers for a secret experiment during WWII and is transformed into a patriotic super hero (2011)
  • Hell on Wheels: Season 1- Catch up on AMC’s gritty new TV western before Season 2 starts on August 12 (2011)
  • Alphas: Season 1- A team of ordinary people with extraordinary powers unite to fight crime in this witty sci-fi series (2011)

Hulu Plus New Releases:

  • Spoilers with Kevin Smith- Len Wiseman (Total Recall) talks about how he used to sneak into the Skywalker Ranch as a young filmmaker (2012)
  • Wipeout: Batter Up- Contestants face obstacles Batter Up, Panic Hammocks and the Spin Psycho (2012)
  • The Daily Show- Jessica Biel discusses her new film “Total Recall” (2012)

Crackle New Releases:

  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee- Jerry Seinfeld takes funnyman Ricky Gervais for a harrowing drive (2012)
  • Love Lies Bleeding- Christian Slater plays a crooked DEA agent obsessed with payback in this cat-and-mouse thriller with a shocking finale (2000)
  • The Fan- Robert De Niro ratchets up his trademark livewire psycho tension as an obsessed fan stalking Wesley Snipes (1996)

Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • Lockout- Falsely accused of murder, a renegade CIA agent (Guy Pearce) must overcome a gang of ruthless prisoners held 50 miles above Earth and rescue the President’s daughter to win his freedom (2012)
  • Wanderlust- Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston leave the big city pressures of Manhattan and join a freewheeling community where the only rule is to be yourself (2012)
  • The Dark Knight- Batman crosses the world in his quest to fight a growing criminal threat known as The Joker (2008)

Amazon Prime Instant Video New Releases:

  • The Painted Veil- A young English couple marries for the wrong reasons and relocates to Shanghai, where their relationship begins to unravel (2006)
  • Big Night- A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business (1996)
  •  Stargate SG1- One of the most popular and longest running science fiction shows in television history (1997)

Fandor New Releases:

  • The Tree – Set in the beautiful Australian countryside, this Cannes standout stars a never-better Charlotte Gainsbourg as a mother grieving for her lost husband while raising four small children (2010)
  • Night of the Living Dead – In George Romero’s classic zombie-fest, seven people hide from flesh eating corpses in a Pennsylvania farmhouse. A watershed film of the horror genre (1968)
  • A Town Called Panic – A delightful excursion for children and adults alike, this stop-motion bonanza from Belgium will win you over with its frenetic charm and oddly lovable characters (2009)
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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1179951894 Todd Hunter

    Wheres the poker channels??