What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services.
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“Gods of Egypt” brings superhero movie spectacle to ancient myth and legend for a battle between Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Set (Gerard Butler). The gods and mortals line up accordingly. Call it “Old Gods: Civil War.” PG-13. Available days before disc.
“Risen,” the most recent Gospel-inspired drama, stars Joseph Fiennes as a Roman tribune investigating rumors of the resurrected Christ. It’s the resurrection as police procedural. PG-13. Also on Blu-ray and DVD.
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are back on the runway as Derek and Hansel in the comedy “Zoolander No. 2,” but you’re better off streaming the funnier, original “Zoolander” (2001) on Netflix. Both PG-13.
Also new: the romantic comedy “How to be Single,” with Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson (R); the rescue thriller “The Finest Hours” with Chris Pine and Casey Affleck (PG-13); and the bawdy Italian black comedy “Wondrous Boccaccio” (not rated, Italian with subtitles).
The second season of the Netflix original drama “Bloodline” goes darker as the Rayburn clan lives with its crimes and secrets begin to unravel. Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn and Linda Cardellini star. 10 episodes.
More streaming TV: the Netflix originals “Chef’s Table: Season 2, Part 1,” for foodies, and “Mako Mermaids: Season 4,” for teens and tweens; the USA Network undercover drama “Graceland: Season 3”; and the British mini-series “To the Ends of the Earth” (2005), with Benedict Cumberbatch.
“The Do-Over” (2016), Adam Sandler’s second Netflix original comedy, co-stars David Spade and Paula Patton. Not rated and not shown to critics.
Amazon Prime Video
Blake Lively is ageless, eternal and lonely in the romantic drama “Age of Adaline” (2015), which is also on Hulu. PG-13.
The wee ones will rejoice that all seven seasons of “Thomas and Friends Classic” are in the Amazon station.
From HBO come the original movies “Empire Falls” (2005), with Ed Harris and Paul Newman; “Hemingway & Gellhorn” (2012), with Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen; and “Phil Spector” (2013), with Al Pacino and Helen Mirren. All TV-MA.
Bryan Cranston reprises his Tony Award-winning role as Lyndon B. Johnson in the HBO adaptation of the Broadway play “All the Way,” about LBJ’s election in 1964 and the passage of the Civil Rights Act. Rated TV-14.