From epic medieval fantasy to classic movies that find new life and audiences in streaming, Prime Video and Hulu announced a new wave of movies and TV shows on their respective platforms this week.The biggest arrival is the season 2 premiere of Legend of Vox Machina, Prime Video’s hit original animated series raises the stakes of high fantasy with blazing confidence and winks for savvy audiences.However, tried-and-true classics such as Prestige When 40 year old virgin I’ve also found a new home with two streaming services.
From iconic westerns that have inspired filmmakers like Steven Spielberg, to underrated medieval riots like Guy Ritchie’s take on King Arthur, Hulu and Prime Video this weekend. We have all the biggest and best binge options.
The man who shot Liberty Valance sets his sights on Prime Video
Among all the classic films referenced in the widely acclaimed Steven Spielberg films favermansone of the most prominent being The man who shot Liberty ValanceDirected by John Ford, with David Lynch playing Ford. favermans — This movie is one of the most cynical Western stars John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart have ever made. This 1962 film of his was added to Prime Video’s streaming library last week, bringing the classic to a new generation of viewers.
Western revisionists send politician Lance Stoddard (Stewart) back to the frontier town where his career began after gaining fame for shooting down the notorious outlaw Liberty Valance. Recalling his arrival in town, Lance competed with local rancher Tom Donifon (Wayne) for the affection of a woman while feuding with Vallance. With a bittersweet look at the end of the Wild West and the difference between legend and real history, it’s easy to see why the film had such an impact on a young Spielberg.
Prestige brings magic to Hulu
Viewers may be able to confirm oppenheimer To mark the return of famed filmmaker Christopher Nolan to the big screen this summer, one of his fan-favorite films is coming to Hulu 2006. Prestige, the film adaptation of the 1995 novel of the same name by Christopher Priest, stars Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale at the ubiquitous height of their respective superheroes. There’s no room for utility belts and adamantium skeletons here, though, instead focusing on the escalating feud between his two competing sorcerers in 19th-century London.
Scarlett Johansson and David Bowie join Jackman and Bale Prestige It’s an exploration of just how much pride and vengeance can take around a dueling figure. But the twists and turns require repeated viewing to fully understand the story. One of his often overlooked films in Nolan’s filmography, Prestige It boasts an impressive cast and a story full of misdirection and more to keep viewers on their toes.
40 year old virgin hits comedy gold
Steve Carell may be best known for playing incompetent business manager Michael Scott. officethe actor first broke into the Hollywood mainstream with the 2005 comedy film 40 year old virginThe film also helped position Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen as prominent voices in comedy films, with an ensemble cast playing each other well. served. 40 year old virgin is now available on Hulu.
Carell plays a modest, shy, middle-aged man named Andy, who has a retail job at an electronics store in Los Angeles, maintains a strict routine, and mostly keeps to himself. After befriending his co-workers, they are shocked to discover that Andy has never had sex and set out to introduce him to his carnal pleasures.It’s hilarious and has a torrent of jokes, and it’s easy to see why 40 year old virgin Started so many comedy careers.
The legend of Vox Machina embarks on a new season
Prime Video’s hit original animated series Legend of Vox Machina Adopting the popular first campaign, it’s back for its second season. Dungeons & Dragons web series important rolePicking up from the first season’s cliffhanger ending, the fantasy realm of Exandria is at the mercy of a dragon attack seeking to bring the medieval kingdom to its knees. You can stream the season premiere on Prime Video. With a new episode every Friday, the eponymous band of mercenaries embarks on a new adventure.
Gorgeous voice actors long-awaited by fans will appear, Legend of Vox Machina It combines unflinching fantasy action with a self-aware sense of humor that keeps fans excited. Season 2 doubles down on the intense action as the fate of Exandria hangs in the balance as we watch the characters that made the show so popular in the first place. A true roller coaster for fantasy fans and fans of key roles, Legend of Vox Machina Bigger and better than ever.
Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur escapes from Hulu
For some reason, it seems unnecessarily difficult to bring a solid Arthurian movie to the big screen, even though Guy Ritchie crafted an entertaining take on the Arthurian legend in 2017. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, the film was intended to be the first in a series of films chronicling the rise and fall of Arthur Pendragon. An all-star cast of his, led by Charlie Hunnam as Arthur, the film saw the once and future kings fulfill their destinies and take the throne of England.
but legend of the sword It may not have launched the movie franchise the studio wanted, but there’s still plenty to look forward to. Ritchie brought much of his frenzied filmmaking style, allowing Sherlock Holmes to become a smashing success while Arthur carried out his regal responsibility. A pleasant pastime on a lazy weekend afternoon, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is set to leave Hulu next week, making this our last chance to watch it on the platform.