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ONTD Original: Streaming Services Update for September 2020

New content for your September 2020 home viewing pleasure

Each section will have selections of new content including RT [Rotten Tomatoes] and Metacritic, plus source for full list

Amazon @PrimeVideo

Amazon Prime Video

Click for sample of new Amazon selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Another [oldie] of Spielberg’s best, with Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, and François Truffaut
RT 94% Metacritic 90

Gemini Man 18 September

Ang Lee’s action thriller with Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong. Didn’t wow the critics but might be worth a watch on streaming.
RT 26% Metacritic 38

Judy 25 September

Renee Zellweger’s Oscar winning performance in biography of Judy Garland, after which Renee gave a series of many award winning acceptance speeches ranging from normal and sweet to non-sensical ramblings
RT 82 Metacritic 66

click tweet source for the full Amazon Prime Video list



Idt Apple TV publishes a monthly list but here’s a new one

RT 80% Metacritic 66

@Criterion Collection

This service has a large catalog of classic films and foreign films

Click this link for Criterion September 2020 listing

Click for sample of new Criterion selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

. The Criterion Channel likes to do themes. In addition to the films at the source link, this month they’re highlighting Documentaries featuring:

. New restorations of the Academy Award–nominated Streetwise—the beginning of a decades-long collaboration between director Martin Bell, photographer Mary Ellen Mark, and Erin Blackwell that culminated in Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell—and Jan Oxenberg’s wildly inventive family portrait Thank You and Good Night make their streaming premieres

. Contemporary innovators Brett Story and Robert Greene push the boundaries of the form while examining the inequalities that divide American society

The Maysles brothers lead a pack of filmmakers in documenting the astonishing environmental-art creations of Christo and Jeanne-Claude

. A career-spanning retrospective puts Agnès Varda’s documentary work in conversation with her fiction films

Duck Soup

Pre-code Marx Bros version with Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo, based on the original silent film (1927) by Laurel and Hardy
RT 94%


Albert Brooks comedy drama with Debbie Reynolds playing his insufferable mother
RT 88%

La Ciénaga English: The Swamp

Argentine, Spanish, and French film that is set in the high plains of northwestern Argentina and portrays the life of a self-pitying Argentine bourgeois family
RT 86% Metacritic 75

click link above for the full Criterion list



Click for sample of new Disney+ selection [Spoiler (click to open)]


Live action version with Liu Yifei as Mulan, and Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, Jet Li
No critics scores yet

Never Been Kissed

Romantic comedy with Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Alias hotty Michael Vartan, Leelee Sobieski, Jeremy Jordan, Molly Shannon, Garry Marshall, John C. Reilly and a problematic romance theme
RT 55

Bend it Like Beckham

Romantic comedy sports film with Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Archie Panjabi, Shaznay Lewis, Frank Harper, Juliet Stevenson
RT 85 Metacritic 66

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Click for sample of new HBO selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

The Invisible Man 19 September

Sci fi horror film starring Elizabeth Moss, with Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, Michael Dorman, Oliver Jackson-Cohen,
RT 92% Metacritic 72

The Bodyguard

Whitney Houston the singer who plays a singer who plays kissy face with Kevin Costner the bodyguard that was panned by the critics but hugely popular and was bonkers at the box office
RT 34% Metacritic 38

Fatal Attraction

Psychological thriller that covers the white-hot affair between deranged Glenn Close and philanderer Michael Douglas. Justice for the bunny!!!1!!
RT 75% Metacritic 67

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Click for sample of new Hulu selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

Mississippi Burning

American biographical crime thriller film directed by Alan Parker that is loosely based on the 1964 Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner murder investigation in Mississippi. Starring Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, France McDormand
RT 84% Metacritic 65


Not as good as Contagion but why not watch another film about a viral outbreak while we're still coping with covid?! With Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Donald Sutherland, Cuba Gooding Jr., Patrick Dempsey
RT 60% Metacritic 65

The Terminator

The OG with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton
RT 100% (lol) Metacritic 84

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Click for sample of new Netflix selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

Magic Mike

Steven Soderbergh’s film about the previous irl profession of star Channing Tatum as a male exotic dancer. A lot of hot guys dirty dance. Also with Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Cody Horn, Olivia Munn, Matt Bomer, Riley Keough, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias
RT 79% Metacritic 72

Enola Holmes 23 September

The younger sister of Sherlock has her own narrative. Starring Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill and his delicious wavy long hair as Sherlock, Sam Claflin as Mycroft, Helena Bonham Carter as Eudoria
No critics reviews yet

The Devil All the Time 16 September

Psychological thriller based on the novel of the same name which follows disparate characters in post-World War II Southern Ohio and West Virginia, including a disturbed war veteran, a husband and wife who are serial killers, and a false preacher. Starring a large ensemble cast with Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård, Riley Keough, Jason Clarke, Sebastian Stan, Haley Bennett, Eliza Scanlen, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson
No critics reviews yet

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Click for sample of new Showtime selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

21 Bridges

Action thriller starring King Chadwick ☹ who shuts down Manhattan bridges to find two suspected cop killers. Also starring Sienna Miller, Stephan James, Keith David, Alexander Siddig, Taylor Kitsch, J. K. Simmons
RT 53% Metacritic 51


Stephen King’s supernatural horror film starring Sissy Spacek
RT 92% Metacritic 85

The Silence of the Lambs

Oscar winning powerhouse psychological horror film with tour-de-force performances from Oscar winners Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. Still holds up well.
RT 96% Metacritic 85

click tweet source for the full Showtime list

*Films selected randomly but I tried to include some older movies you may not have seen

Ontd what are you looking forward to watching this month?

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