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Streaming services have changed TV and cinema. New content comes out every month, and creators are experimenting with new tones and genres that will appeal to audiences. On the bright side, a lot of phenomenal movies and shows have been born in this fast-paced industry and medium. On the other hand, it makes keeping up with the latest titles and knowing what you enjoy more challenging.
If you’re a film aficionado who loves to check out what’s new, we’ve got you covered. We’ve curated a list of the best new movies available across a range of streaming services.
Jerry Falwell Jr. was one of the Evangelical right’s most prominent figures. The millionaire and former head of evangelical Christian college Liberty University, in Virginia, was one of the endorsements that won Donald Trump the 2016 election. When a media leak revealed that Falwell’s wife had an affair for years with 20-something Giancarlo Granda, often while Falwell watched, he was thrown into a scandal that shook the nation.
Get the inside story in this salacious documentary, including exclusive interviews with Granda. “God Forbid: The Sex Scandal That Brought Down a Dynasty” is streaming on Hulu.
Kate (Kate Bosworth) and Mike (Emile Hirsch) have a great relationship, so it should be no problem to spend extra time together, right? That’s what they assume when they join a psychological experiment. In order to win $5 million, they have to spend 50 days locked in a completely empty, all-white room. They aren’t allowed any distractions, so phones, the internet, and outside contact are off limits. When the room starts putting the couple through a series of psychological tests, the couple discovers that their demons may be lurking closer to the surface than they thought.
If you love tension and character dramas, you’ll love “The Immaculate Room,” which you can stream on Hulu.
Alice (Florence Pugh) and Jack Chambers (Harry Styles) live in the picture-perfect 1950s-styled town of Victory, California, where all the men go to work on a top-secret project and all the women enjoy privileged lives as housewives. The women aren’t supposed to ask about their husbands’ jobs or venture into the desert where Headquarters is located. When Alice witnesses a plane crash in the desert and rushes to help, stumbling across Headquarters on the way, she begins to see some dark cracks in the facade of idyllic Victory that may unravel the fabric of the town.
Catch the stylish psychological thriller “Don’t Worry Darling” on HBO Max.
After their father is killed by a mysterious falling object, OJ (Daniel Kaluuya) and Emerald ‘Em’ Haywood (Keke Palmer) inherit a ranch that trains horses for movies. One night, the electricity starts flickering and they run outside, where they spot a UFO. The spacecraft has been stealing their horses and spitting matter back down, some of which killed their father. In order to avenge their father’s death and save the ranch, the siblings decide to catch the UFO on camera and prove its existence to the world.
Stream this original sci-fi horror film from Jordan Peele only on Peacock.
So many celebrities are making self-promotional bio-documentaries these days, but “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me” hits differently than the rest. The singer and actress delves into her struggles with mental illness, chronic health battles with lupus, and difficulty adjusting to fame as a child star. Gomez gets honest about some of the most sensitive topics in her life in this 90-minute documentary. It also makes a good case for wearing your heart on your sleeve — celebrity or not — in order to connect and heal with others.
The touching music documentary “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me” is streaming on Apple TV Plus.
Lynsey (Jennifer Lawrence) is a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan, where an IED hits her and inflicts a traumatic brain injury. Lynsey returns to the U.S. to heal and await redeployment but finds that life in the States post-injury isn’t as easy as she remembers it. If you’re a fan of Jennifer Lawrence, you’ll love seeing her go back to her roots in an understated role like the one that put her on the map in “Winter’s Bone” (2010).
Check out this well-paced character drama with a gripping lead, streaming on Apple TV Plus.
November is the month of Harry Styles movies! Watch him in “My Policeman” as Tom Burgess, a policeman in Brighton, England, in the 1950s. Although married to a woman, Tom leads a double life with his gay lover, museum curator Patrick Hazlewood (Rupert Everett). Their lives require lies, secrets, and a delicate balance to maintain. This is a story of forbidden love, exploring a transitional time period that sits in stark contrast with the gay mecca that Brighton is today.
The romantic drama “My Policeman” is available on Amazon Prime Video.
It’s been 15 years since audiences were “Enchanted” by Amy Adams as a fairytale character who gets banished to real-world New York City. Now see the original cast reprise their roles in “Disenchanted.” Ten years after the events of the first film, Giselle (Amy Adams) and Robert Philip (Patrick Dempsey) move from New York to the suburbs only to discover their new town is tightly controlled by the wicked Malvina Monroe (Maya Rudolph). When Giselle attempts to use magic to wish their lives perfect, the spell backfires. Now Giselle has to do damage control before the clock strikes midnight.
Watch the long-anticipated sequel “Disenchanted” on Disney Plus.
In the Irish Midlands in 1862, an 11-year-old girl stops eating for months. Miraculously, she stays alive and well, making her a medical anomaly. An English nurse, Lib Wright (Florence Pugh), is brought to the village to observe her and discover the secret behind her survival. As the story gains infamy and tourists flock to the village, theories abound as to whether this miracle is an act of God or something darker. The story is based on the real Victorian phenomena of “fasting girls” who claimed not to eat, some of whom were rumored to have supernatural powers.
Check out the historical thriller “The Wonder,” now streaming on Netflix.
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