What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.
Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand
In “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” the wit and social manners of the Jane Austen romantic drama meet bloody combat with the hungry undead, with Lily James as an elegant, sword-wielding Elizabeth Bennet and Sam Riley as arrogant zombie killer Mr. Darcy. A clever genre mash-up with a limited audience. PG-13. There’s a bonus featurette on VOD. Also on Blu-ray and DVD.
The new month brings a new batch of films. Here are a few choice picks: Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” (2011) with Leonardo DiCaprio (R), the historical drama “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007) with Cate Blanchett (PG-13) (joining the original 1998 “Elizabeth,” R), and Steven Spielberg’s original “Jurassic Park” (1993) (PG-13) and sequels “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997) (PG-13) and “Jurassic Park III” (2001) (PG-13).
The new Netflix original series “HIBANA-Spark-,” based on the award-winning Japanese novel of the friendship between two comedians over the course of a decade, premieres in America and Japan simultaneously. 10 episodes, Japanese with subtitles.
David Duchovny stars in “Aquarius: Season 1,” a ’60s flashback cop drama set during the rise of Charles Manson’s cult. Also new: “Pretty Little Liars: Season 6,” “Beauty & the Beast: Season 3,” and the final season of “Hell on Wheels.”
Amazon Prime Video
The sixth and final season of “Downton Abbey” is now streaming on Amazon. That means you can now binge-watch the entire Grantham family saga! That will be all, Carson.
“The Program” (2016) dramatizes the doping scandal of cycling champion Lance Armstrong (played by Ben Foster). Rated R.
Amazon Prime Video and Hulu
New to both services this month: Oliver Stone’s “W.” (2008) with Josh Brolin as President George W. Bush (PG-13), “Ulee’s Gold” (1997) with Peter Fonda (R), the comedy “Wayne’s World” (1992) (PG-13), and the spaghetti western classic “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” (1966) (not rated).
Woody Allen’s romantic fantasy “Midnight in Paris” (2011) sends Owen Wilson back to the literary glory days of 1920s Paris. Rated PG-13.
Also new: all five seasons of the award-winning L.A. cop drama “Southland.”
The feel-good drama “The Intern” (2015) stars Robert De Niro as a widower retiree who becomes a senior intern to young entrepreneur Anne Hathaway. PG-13.