What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.
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“Love & Friendship,” a witty comedy of manners and manipulation adapted from Jane Austen’s short novel “Lady Susan” by filmmaker Whit Stillman, stars Kate Beckinsale as the calculating Lady Susan Vernon and Chloë Sevigny as her American friend. PG.
“The Angry Birds Movie” gives the characters of the viral video game their own animated movie to show us why they are so angry. PG. Also on DVD and Blu-ray and at Redbox.
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Available same day as select theaters nationwide is the documentary “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World,” a look at the people behind the digital revolution from director Werner Herzog. Not rated. Also new: the comedy “Morris from America” with Craig Robinson (R) and the thriller “Imperium” with Daniel Radcliff and Toni Collette (R).
The escape drama “The Way Back” (2010) follows Colin Farrell and Ed Harris on a harrowing yet visually stunning odyssey from a Siberian Gulag to India. PG-13.
The Netflix original series “Fearless: Season 1” follows professional bull riders on the U.S. rodeo circuit.
Music documentaries: “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead” (2016) profiles producer and DJ Steve Aoki (not rated) and “Take Me to the River” (2014) brings classic R&B and blues artists together with contemporary rappers (PG).
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“A Royal Affair” (2012), a Danish historical drama starring Alicia Vikander and Mads Mikkelsen, was an Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film in 2013. R, with subtitles.
The debut seasons of two new dramas from the WGN network are now available: “Underground,” a thriller about the Underground Railroad in the antebellum South, and “Outsiders,” about clans living off the grid in the hills of Appalachia.
The Oscar-nominated “Brooklyn” (2015), starring Saoirse Ronan as an Irish girl in 1950s America, is a lovely and touching coming-of-age drama. PG-13.