Here’s what’s new for home viewing on video on demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other streaming services.
TOP STREAMS FOR THE WEEK
• The beautifully photographed “Honeyland” (Macedonia, 2019, not rated, with subtitles), nominated for best documentary and international film Oscars, brings us into the life of a solitary beekeeper in the remote mountains of Macedonia and the disruption to her way of life when a family settles nearby. It streams on Hulu.
• “For Sama” (2019, not rated, with subtitles), another Oscar nominated documentary, is the portrait of a young mother in Aleppo during five years of war. Streams on Amazon Prime Video.
• “Pain and Glory” (Spain, 20198, R, with subtitles), Pedro Almodovar’s drama about a director reflecting back on his life, earned Oscar nominations for leading actor Antonio Banderas and for best international feature. Cable On Demand and VOD, also on disc and at Redbox.
• Patrick Stewart returns to his role as the revered Captain Jean-Luc Picard, called back from retirement for new missions, in “”Star Trek: Picard” on CBS All Access. New episodes arrive each Thursday, and it’s already been renewed for a second season.
• The complete second season of “Shrill,” based on Lindy West’s book and starring Aidy Bryant as a young woman struggling to find her voice and be herself in a world that wants to define her, is on Hulu starting Friday.
• Must see TV: Timothy Olyphant is a cowboy of a U.S. Marshall in the coal mining culture of Kentucky in “Justified: Complete Series” (2010-2015), the terrific rural crime drama based on an Elmore Leonard story. Walton Goggins co-stars in this contemporary Western of family grudges, backwoods meth labs and interstate crime deals. All 78 episodes now out in a box set of DVDs and Blu-rays.
• Cult pick: David Lynch directs and stars in the surreal short film “What Did Jack Do?” (2020, not rated) as a detective grilling a capuchin monkey suspected of murder. Streaming on Netflix.
• Tamara Taylor and J.C. MacKenzie are monster hunters with teenage kids in the comic supernatural fantasy series “October Faction” (2020, not rated). Also new: “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 3” and “The Ranch: The Final Season.”
• True stories: the six-part series “Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak” (not rated) explores the ways influenza evolves.
AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
• Acclaimed Bollywood filmmaker Kabir Khan directs the five-episode historical drama “The Forgotten Army” (India, with subtitles).
• Episodes of the network shows “9-1-1: Lone Star” and “Outmatched” and the Freeform family drama “Everything’s Gonna be Okay” arrive a day after their TV debuts.
• A deep space cruise ship goes radically off course in science fiction comedy “Avenue 5” (TV-MA). New episodes Sunday nights.
• Shudder presents “Tammy and the T-Rex: Gore Cut” (1994/2019, not rated), which restores bloody effects to a silly high school comedy starring young Denise Richards and Paul Walker with an animatronic dinosaur.
NEW ON DISC
• “Zombieland: Double Tap,” “The Addams Family,” “Black and Blue,” “Pain and Glory,” “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.”
• “Zombieland: Double Tap,” “Black and Blue,” “Pain and Glory.”
• Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. His reviews of streaming movies and TV can be found at streamondemandathome.com.