12 Rounds 3: Lockdown – Out Now
In the third film of the 12 Rounds series, a cop, recovering from the incident that left him wounded and his partner dead, faces off against his colleagues in their intentionally locked down precinct, when he uncovers that they’re corrupt and mixed up with drug dealers.
Mr. Robot, Season 1 – Out now
Mr. Robot was hands down the best fall premiere of 2015, bringing on both a strong pilot episode and an addictive first season. (The show was so good that it landed two Golden Globes and three Critics Choice Television Awards.) Told through first-person narration, Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson, an anxious and paranoid young cyber security engineer and hacker, who is recruited by an anarchist named Mr. Robot, a shady guy hell-bent on making Corporate America implode. Season two premieres July 13th on USA Network so we highly recommend you binge on this incredible and mind-bending show before to prepare.
Southbound - June 20th
Southbound is an anthology film of five interwoven horror stories of people forced to confront terrifying things along a desolate highway. It debuted at the Toronto Film Festival last year and is a must-watch if you’re a fan of horror and thrillers. It blends the best of standard horror genre favorites with a unique and unconventional plot structure.
Peaky Blinders Season 3 - Out Now
If you’re not already following the intense, bloody, and badass doings of the Shelby crime family then, what the hell are you waiting for?? This gritty, UK crime drama is set in 1920’s Birmingham, England and is like Boardwalk Empire meets The Sopranos. Brilliantly lead by Cillian Murphy, the third season picks up with the family right where it left off and introduces a slew of new characters including one played by powerhouse actor Tom Hardy. Get your cockney slang down and dive in guvnah.
The Fear of 13 – Out now
If you’re still going through withdrawal for true crime hits like Serial and Making a Murderer, Netflix has something for you in The Fear of 13. This documentary film is about former inmate Nick Yarris, the doc’s narrator, and the crime that landed him on Pennsylvania’s death row.
The League, Season 7 – June 14th
The final season of FX and FXX’s fantasy football league-centered comedy is heading to Netflix. The show follows a group of friends in a league and their lives outside of it (basically just making each other’s lives hell). Catch the swan song of this hilarious show as it makes it’s way to streaming.
Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Season 3 – June 16th
Get caught up on the third season of the T.V. spinoff of the highly success Marvel film franchise and join Phil Coulson and his team at S.H.I.E.L.D. as they recruit people with special abilities to help keep the world safe. The show cleverly weaves in existing Marvel movie storylines as well as fresh characters in it’s Inhumans storyline for an excellent companion to the box office smashing movies.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – June 22nd
Netflix will be home to the second film in the Sin City series., A Dame to Kill For, adapted from Frank Miller’s graphic novel of the same name. This visually stunning film weaves more dark crime tales together featuring antihero Marv, dancer Nancy, and the women of Old Town, and several new faces.
Casual, Season 2 - Out Now
This Hulu original and under-the-radar gem’s second season hits the stream after a hilarious (and Golden Globe Nominee) first season. The show follows a newly-divorced single mother (SNL Alum Michaela Watkins) and her daughter living with her brother and deftly blends humor with emotion. The supporting cast is great as well and this sleeper hit is sure to strike all the right notes.
Apocalypse Now - Out Now
The classic war film and frequent mention on “best movies” lists hits Hulu. Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, the trippy epic revolves around U.S. Army Captain Willard on his quest to assassinate Colonel Kurtz, who has gone rogue and is now leading his own troops. Real movie buffs will dig the combo of a cast of heavy-hitting actors (Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, and Harrison Ford) and a now legendary director (Francis Ford Coppola).
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Out Now
Like Apocalypse Now, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is an oldie held in high regard in movie circles. It’s about a scheming bounty hunter, a bandit, and a mercenary joining together on a hunt for gold in Confederate territory during the Civil War. Check it out and experience what a badass Clint Eastwood was before he became a cranky old man/Academy Award-winning director. Also available on Amazon.
Southland, Full Series - Out Now
Southland was one of those television series that never really caught on – even though it was on for years – but should’ve. The cop drama took a gritty look at the lives and cases of LAPD officers and the heros and villains that make up the world. If you’re a fan of cop dramas, this one’s definitely worth a binge. Also available on Amazon.