Top 10 new releases and recommendations

There are plenty of watch-worthy options this week – from thrillers to dramas; we’ve scoured for only the best releases to feed your streaming appetite!

  • August: Osage County – Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts lead an all-star cast. A family crisis unites a dispersed group of siblings at the Oklahoma house they grew up in with the dysfunctional woman who raised them. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Iron Sky: Director’s Cut – In 1945, the Nazis secretly retreated to the moon. But now the Third Reich is back! And this time they have a galactic battleship and an impressive plan to assume control of the entire planet in this Netflix-exclusive director’s cut. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on Netflix, but also available on Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • A Touch of Sin – Weaving together four stories of people living in different Chinese provinces, this drama follows a miner protesting corruption, a migrant worker with a gun, a factory drone always drifting to a new job and a receptionist who’s been assaulted. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on Netflix, but also available on Amazon Instant Video.
  • Afflicted – This terrifying horror thriller follows two best friends who set out on the trip of the lifetime around the world. Their journey, documented every step of the way, soon takes a dark and unexpected turn after an encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris leaves one of them mysteriously afflicted. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant, and Vudu.
  • The Bay – Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been told – until now. (Movie, 2012) Newly released on Amazon Instant Video, but also available on M-GO, Netflix, Blockbuster on Demand, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Home Run – To cure his drinking problem, pro baseball star Cory Brand returns to his hometown and begins coaching a Little League team as part of his rehab. After faking his recovery at first, Cory starts to glimpse real redemption in the kids playing for him. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster on Demand, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Sunlight Jr. – Starring Academy Award nominees Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon, Sunlight Jr. spotlights hard-working convenience store clerk, Melissa, and her disabled boyfriend, Richie. A young couple at odds with the American Dream. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on Hulu Plus, but also available on Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • How Do You Know – In this love triangle comedy, a white collar executive (Paul Rudd) and professional baseball player (Owen Wilson) are each vying for the affections of the same woman (Reese Witherspoon). (Movie, 2010) Newly released on Amazon Instant Video, but also available on M-GO, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • People Like Us –Featuring an all-star cast, including Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer and Olivia Wilde, a fast-talking salesman latest deal collapses the day he learns about his father’s death. He is called home to put his father’s estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family where he uncovers a startling secret. (Movie, 2012) Newly released on Amazon Instant Video, but also available on M-GO and Vudu.
  • In Dreams – This darkly imaginative film from director Neil Jordan follows Claire Cooper (Annette Bening), a psychic New England housewife who loses her grip on reality when her dreams connect with those of a psychotic murderer. (Movie, 1999) Newly released on Redbox Instant, but also available on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video.

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