New movies and TV streaming on Netflix, Amazon, HBO, Hulu and Starz

January 17, 2018 GMT

“Psycho,” “Rear Window,” “Vertigo” (Starz): Three of the greatest films ever made — and plenty of other Hitchcock films — are now streaming on Starz.

“Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” (Amazon Prime): Netflix has “Black Mirror.” Now Amazon Prime has this British anthology series based on short stories by Philip K. Dick. The series comes from Ronald D. Moore, and various episodes star Timothy Spall, Steve Buscemi, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Vera Farmiga, Janelle Monae, Bryan Cranston and many other familiar faces.

“Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark” (Amazon Prime): This three-part series follows Nebraska photographer Joel Sartore and his decades-long project, the Photo Ark. The show tracks Sartore across five continents as he photographs some of the rarest and most vulnerable animals on Earth.


“The Good Place” (Hulu): You really should be watching this show.

“Wonderstruck” (available Friday on Amazon Prime): Todd Haynes’ lovely adaptation of Brian Selznick’s book tells the story of two children going on adventures in New York City 50 years apart. Co-stars Julianne Moore.

“Disjointed” (Netflix): Season 2 of the Kathy Bates cannabis comedy.

“My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman” (Netflix): Letterman and his bushy beard come out of talk-show retirement for a series of hourlong conversations between the host and people he finds fascinating: Barack Obama, George Clooney, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Malala Yousafzai and Howard Stern.

“High Maintenance” (available Friday on HBO Now, HBO Go): The HBO comedy series, revolving around a group of New Yorkers connected by their friendly pot dealer, returns for its second season.

“Snatched” (available Saturday on HBO Now, HBO Go): Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn star as a daughter and mother who get caught up in a crime farce while vacationing in paradise.

“The Path” (Hulu): Season 3 premiere of Hulu’s series revolving around a cult, starring Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan and Hugh Dancy.

“Lawrence of Arabia” (Amazon Prime): The ultimate Sunday afternoon killer of a movie.

“Lovesick” (Netflix): Season 3 of the British import comedy series about a group of attractive young people. It sounds generic, but it’s not.

“Somebody Feed Phil” (Netflix): Food docuseries follows Phil Rosenthal as he travels the world on various cultural and culinary journeys.

“Grace and Frankie” (available Friday on Netflix): Season 4 of the Netflix comedy starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Lisa Kudrow joins the cast.

“Meek’s Cutoff” (Hulu): Grueling pioneer Western about a party that loses its way on the trail to a better life. Stars Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood, Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan and Will Patton.

“Unrest” (Netflix): In this compelling documentary, a Harvard Ph.D. student chronicles her own struggle to fight a mysterious disease.

“We Need to Talk About Kevin” (Hulu): Tilda Swinton plays the mother to a psychopathic son (Ezra Miller) in a film that falls somewhere between horror movie, psychodrama and very dark comedy.