Top 10 new releases and recommendations

It’s time to saddle up for some epic westerns (a special request from our reader Rick!) and hero flicks this weekend. Isn’t it amazing that some of these films are more than 50 years old, yet they still manage to awe and inspire? Perhaps that is one reason that John Wayne continues to be one of our most searched for actors on Roku.

  • The Searchers (Movie, 1956) – A Confederate veteran and his part- Cherokee partner search five years for a kidnapped girl. Available on Amazon Instant Video, M-GO, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • El Dorado (Movie, 1966) – An old gunfighter, a drifter and a deputy sober up a sheriff to track down killers. Available on Amazon Instant Video, M-GO, Netflix, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • 3:10 to Yuma (Movie, 2007) – A rancher and the captive outlaw in his charge learn to respect each other on a dangerous journey to catch a train.  Available on Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster On Demand, M-GO, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Django Unchained (Movie, 2012) – A former slave joins forces with the German bounty hunter who freed him and helps hunt down the South’s most-wanted criminals, all in the hope of finding his long-lost love. Available to watch on Amazon Instant Video, M-GO, Redbox Instant, and Vudu.
  • Hatfields & McCoys (TV Miniseries, 2012) – A true American story of a legendary family feud that spanned decades and nearly launched a war between Kentucky and West Virginia. Available on Amazon Instant Video, Netflix and Vudu.
  • The Killing Season 4 (TV Show, 2011) – There’s no sunshine for a detective when a girl’s killer is free.  And the case is getting colder by the second.  Season finale now available on Netflix.
  • Mad Max (Movie, 1979) – In an Australia of the not-too-distant future, a police officer strikes back against motorized menaces to what is left of society after a nuclear holocaust. Recently released on Netflix, also available on Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Spice World (Movie, 1998) – An all-girl musical group, The Spice Girls, prepares for a live performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Newly released on Netflix, also available on Amazon Instant Video, M-GO, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Shooter (Movie, 2007) – Reluctantly pressed into service again, a former military sniper plots revenge against his powerful foes after being betrayed and wounded. Newly released on Netflix, also available on Amazon Instant Video, M-GO, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Rocky (Movie, 1976) – Heavyweight champ Apollo Creed gives Philadelphia club fighter Rocky Balboa a title shot. Newly released on Netflix and also available on Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.

 

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