Streaming This Week: July 17


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Summer is alive and kicking. While going out is still not advisable, streaming services are always here to provide some content. Here are the films and TV shows streaming this week.

July 17

Waves (Showtime)

Streaming on Showtime
Courtesy of A24

The 2019 American drama from Trey Edward Shults centers on the journey of a suburban family. Led by a domineering but well-intentioned father, they deal with a recent loss as they try to come together and move forward.

To watch “Waves,” click here.

Also streaming:

Boca a Boca (Kissing Game) (Netflix)

Cursed (Netflix)

Funan (Netflix)

Absentia: Season 3 (Amazon Prime Video)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Disney Plus)

Abuelos (HBO)

Into the Dark: The Current Occupant (Hulu)

July 18

Harriet (HBO Max)

Streaming on HBO Max
Courtesy of Focus Features

Cynthia Erivo stars as the titular character and abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the 2019 American biopic. Erivo’s performance earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress earlier this year.

To watch “Harriet,” click here.

Also streaming:

Gigantosaurus: Season 1 (Netflix)

The Notebook (Netflix)

July 19

The Last Dance (Netflix)

Streaming on Netflix
Courtesy of ESPN Films

Netflix and ESPN Films present a documentary series on Michael Jordan and his career, particularly his last season with the Chicago Bulls from 1997 to 1998.

To watch “The Last Dance,” click here.

Also streaming:

Die Another Day (Showtime)

Laggies (Showtime)

Revenge of the Green Dragons (Showtime)

The Rover (Showtime)

Son of a Gun (Showtime)

Tusk (Showtime)

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (Hulu)

July 20

The Assistant (Hulu)

Streaming on Hulu
Courtesy of Bleecker Street

The 2019 American drama stars Julia Garner from the TV series “Ozark” as the titular assistant to a powerful entertainment executive.

To watch “The Assistant,” click here.

Also streaming:

Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love (Netflix)

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast): Season 2 (Netflix)

Ip Man 4: The Finale (Netflix)

Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking (Netflix)

Street Food: Latin America (Netflix)

July 21

Soleil Ô (Criterion Channel)

Streaming on Criterion Channel
Courtesy of New Yorker Films

Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project presents the 1970 French-Mauritanian film from writer and director Med Hondo. It centers on a Mauritanian immigrant as he comes to work in Paris, witnessing racial inequity in the process.

To watch “Soleil Ô,” click here.

Also streaming:

Bungo Stray Dogs: Seasons 1-3 (HBO Max)

Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Season 1 (HBO Max)

The Last Full Measure (Hulu)

July 22

Spotlight (Netflix)

Streaming on Netflix
Courtesy of Open Road Films

The 2015 American biographical drama features an ensemble cast including Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery and Stanley Tucci. They star as investigative journalists probing into cases of widespread and systemic child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests in the Boston area.

“Spotlight” later won Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay at the Academy Awards in the following year.

To watch “Spotlight,” click here.

Also streaming:

61 (Netflix)

Fear City: New York vs The Mafia (Netflix)

Love on the Spectrum (Netflix)

Norsemen: Season 3 (Netflix)

The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion (Netflix)

Signs (Netflix)

Bolt (Hulu)

July 23

Obvious Child (Showtime)

Streaming on Showtime
Courtesy of A24

The 2014 American romantic comedy-drama stars Jenny Slate as Donna, a stand up comedian. After a drunken one-night stand leads to an unwanted pregnancy, she ponders about getting an abortion.

To watch “Obvious Child,” click here.

Also streaming:

The Larva Island Movie (Netflix)