We’re just couple of weeks and some change away from the New Year. Don’t worry, I won’t get all misty eyed on you…*sniff…it’s just been such a great year. Anyways, here is the rundown on what’s stream worthy this weekend.  As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please post ‘em in the comments. Happy streaming!

Netflix New Releases:

  • Peter Pan– P.J. Hogan’s adaptation of the original novel brings the boy who refuses to grow up to life in this family classic  (2003)
  • Bones: Season 6– Catch up on Fox’s forensic hit with last year’s season, now available for streaming  (2010)
  • The Dick Van Dyke Show– The classic Emmy award-winning show that defined sitcoms for generations is now on Netflix (1961)

Hulu Plus New Releases:

  • Man Up!–  In the latest episode of ABC’s man-tastic comedy, Will’s boss overhears him telling a story and promotes him  (2011)
  • Biggest Loser– The finale has arrived.  Tune in to see who is crowned this season’s biggest loser (2011)
  • Prime Suspect– The murder of a diamond district denizen leads to… the Irish mob? Elizabeth Rodriguez guest stars (2011)

Crackle New Releases:

  • Used Cars– Unhinged lunacy reigns supreme in a raunchy over-the-top satire that may be one of the most unsung comedies of all-time  (1980)
  • One Too Many Mornings– A clever post-millennial Swingers and Sundance Fest fave that portends good things for its young filmmaker and cast (2010)
  • The Ten– Paul Rudd headlines an ensemble of improv comedy’s finest in an absurdist, spoof-tacular take on the Ten Commandments (2007)

Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • Super 8– In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident (2011)
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins– An uptight NYC man (Jim Carrey) is stuck taking care of six penguins who have been mistakenly left at his doorstep (2011)
  • The Smurfs– When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours – in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park (2011)

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  • Glenshotmail

    I just love my Roku

  • Brandoncpryor

    Where is rise of the Planet of the apes? It was released eariel this week but it is not on Amazon??

    • Ken Russell

      it’s there, but not your normal streaming rental, everytime I check Amazon shows it as being $14.95….I should get the DVD from Blockbuster today.

  • Pickles

    I am so glad Dick Van Dyke is back on streaming.

  • Ed Wenigman

    Heard someplace that Roku was losing a major streamer due to license issues as of January 1st. True??

  • Leslie John

    I was trying to find a blog to let someone know but amazon instant video now has all seasons of HBOs “The Wire” for sale … They are amazing and should be on some recommendation list

  • Codonnel1

    I am going to disconnect cable this weekend, YEAH!!!! but I wonder if there is any way to watch my local news. Does anyone know?