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artisanal film reviews | by maryann johanson

what to stream in the US week of Jul 23 2013 (Netflix/Amazon Instant)

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What’s new, what’s hot, and what you may have missed, now available to stream on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video.

Amazon Instant Video

streaming now, before it’s on dvd

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Mud: Matthew McConaughey shines as the tragic outsider in a poignant Southern coming-of-age tale [at Amazon Instant Video]
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The Place Beyond the Pines: a magnificent film that feels almost subversive in today’s dumbed-down movie culture; Bradley Cooper and Ryan Gosling are breathtakingly good [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video]
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The Sapphires: you’ve seen this story before, but never told with so much joie de vivre; Chris O’Dowd is fantastic [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video]
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Oblivion: it’s shockingly derivative in plot and character, but this is a truly beautiful and alien science fiction Earth [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video]

because you missed it

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Welcome to the Punch: stylish Brit crime drama with a killer cast; stars James McAvoy and Mark Strong are even more engaging than usual [at Amazon Instant Video]

new to stream

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Real Steel: Hugh Jackman does robot boxing, and it is fun as hell [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video]

Netflix

new to stream

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The Intouchables (aka Untouchable): uplifting arthouse odd-couple buddy comedy [at Netflix]
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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra: hilarious spoof of 1950s B adventure flicks [my review] [at Netflix]

because you missed it

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: gonzo fantasy in which Chuck Barris really is an assassin for the CIA [my review] [at Netflix]
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The Ice Harvest: John Cusack is a cowardly mobbed-up lawyer in this bitter black burlesque [my review] [at Netflix]
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Intolerable Cruelty: the Coen Brothers’ screwball comedy about romance, divorce style [my review] [at Netflix]
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A Monster in Paris: odd (yet also oddly unsatisfying) animated fantasy about a giant flea who becomes a cabaret musician in Belle Époque Paris [at Netflix]


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