What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.
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“Free State of Jones” stars Matthew McConaughey as a disillusioned Mississippi farmer who unites with army deserters and escaped slaves to rebel against the Confederate government. Gary Ross directs this historical drama inspired by real-life events (R). Also on DVD and Blu-ray.
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Available same day as select theaters nationwide: the comedy “My Blind Brother” with Jenny Slate and Adam Scott (R), the thriller “I.T.” with Pierce Brosnan and Anna Friel (not rated), and the drama “Goat” with Nick Jonas and James Franco (R).
“Zootopia” (2016), Disney’s animated comedy about a bunny cop (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) and a conniving fox partner (Jason Bateman), is one of the biggest hits of 2016 (PG).
The documentary “Audrie & Daisy” (2016) investigates high school sexual assault and cyberbullying (not rated).
More streaming TV: “Penny Dreadful: Season 3” brings the Showtime horror series to a close, “Gotham: Season 2” and “New Girl: Season 5” arrive as new seasons begin on TV, and “Luther: Season 4,” “Wallander: Series 4,” and “Call the Midwife: Series 5” arrive from Britain.
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“The Witch” (2015), a “New England Folktale” of Puritans in 17th century America, is a primal, unnerving horror film (R).
Days after winning two Emmy Awards, the third season of the Amazon original series “Transparent” debuts.
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The Oscar-nominated “Sicario” (2015) tosses Emily Blunt into the drug war on the Mexican border with Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin (R).
The rock-doc “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” (2016) streams for Hulu subscribers days after opening in theaters (not rated).
Director Alejandro González Iñárritu and star Leonardo DiCaprio both won the Oscars for “The Revenant” (2015), a brutal tale of survival and revenge on the American frontier (R).
The show biz satire “The Larry Sanders Show,” HBO’s original buzz series, is now available.