HOME Movies

Due to the closure of movie theaters across the globe, streaming platforms like Amazon and Apple have been offering new films that would have made it to the big screen, to be paid for and watched through their websites in your home. For as low as 12.99, you and your family can spruce up your quarantine by watching new movies, never before seen. Here are some new blockbuster films that you can stream today.

  1. The High Note

The High Note is a mix of a comedy and a drama that stars big names like Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross. We follow the life of Maggie Sherwoode (Dakota Johnson) who is an aspiring music producer but for the time being, is an assistant to popular singer, Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross). After meeting an aspiring musician, Maggie lies about her status as a producer and lands a job working with this musician on an album. As the movie progresses, Grace Davis begins facing issues trying to be true to herself and her sound but also please her pop audience despite her aged image. Although she is forced to confront the lie she has told, no one can deny Maggie’s talent.

2. The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man was released on February 28th, 2020 by Universal Pictures but was only in theatres for four weeks due to the pandemic and thus was made available for digital rental instead. The science-fiction horror movie received amazing reviews and ratings. A woman by the name of Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) escapes an abusive relationship one night after drugging her husband Adrian Griffin (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). Cecilia seeks shelter with a childhood friend and is almost relieved when it is announced her husband has committed suicide. But she begins to see things that lead her to believe her husband faked his death. We follow her journey to discover how and why his presence still haunts her no matter where she hides.

3. The Way Back

The Way Back starring Ben Affleck was released in theaters on March 6th, 2020 but was later moved to own digitally on March 24th due to the pandemic. Ben Affleck plays an alcoholic divorcee who works as a construction worker named Jack Cunningham. His family expresses their concern for his drinking problem but their disappointment fails to give a promising solution. In an odd turn of events, Jack receives a call from his old basketball coach requesting him to step in as the new coach. Although hesitant, Jack agrees. We get to see Jack’s internal battle with his alcoholism and personal life but also his determination to overcome a losing season.

Share:

Join Our Mailing List

    Recent Articles

    25th Anniversary of ‘Titanic’: How Titanic Became an Under-the-Surface Sensation in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

    In honor of Titanic’s 25th anniversary, the iconic movie will be shown in movie theaters on February 10th this year. Because of how iconic this movie was internationally, there is an interesting story behind how the people in Afghanistan were able to see the movie when it was released, as they were under Taliban rule. All forms of entertainment were outlawed in Afghanistan when the Taliban initially took power there in the 1990s. Residents of Kabul and other cities frequently describe finding video and audiotape ribbons that were torn to pieces as if they had also been executed.

    3 Tips and Resources for Beginner Screenwriters

    Are you a fresh screenwriter looking to improve those tentative first drafts? Or are you a screenwriter-to-be, struggling to relay your creative vision onto those daunting white pages for the first time? As a former university student with a concentration in screenwriting and a couple of screenplays under my belt, I understand how it feels to feel lost when it comes to the ins and outs of writing industry-standard screenplays. Even if you aren’t looking to pen the next big box office hit, knowing how to write a screenplay with engaging characters within industry standards can get you far. So, if you want to learn more about the basics of the craft, read on.

    5 Anticipated Horror Movies of 2023

    A new year means a slew of new thrills at the movies, and 2023 is shaping up to be a good one for horror fans. We’ll see the return of a few beloved franchises as well as the introduction of original properties that’ll be sure to leave you looking over your shoulder. Here are five of the most anticipated horror movies releasing this year, so don’t miss them!

    Most Anticipated Movies of 2023

    It’s still hard to believe that 2022 is officially over! This year saw theaters back at full capacity for the first time since the start of the pandemic. With this in mind, it is exciting to think about what 2023 will have in store for movie lovers. This year is sure to be packed with plenty of action and superhero flicks, along with some spine-tingling horror and a few throwback surprises! Here are some of the most anticipated movies of 2023 that critics and watchers can’t stop talking about:

    Angola, Do You Hear Us? Oscar Shortlisted Doc Takes on Mass Incarceration

    One of the most important documentaries of 2022, Angola Do You Hear Us? Voices from a Plantation Prison has just been shortlisted for an Oscar nomination. The documentary follows esteemed playwright, Liza Jessie Peterson, as she performs her play The Peculiar Patriot for the incarcerated population living in Angola prison. The documentary follows her performance as it gets shut down in the jail and uplifts the voices of those who live there.

    ‘Avatar 2: The Way of Water’ Faces Boycott and Backlash Over Cultural Appropriation

    Avatar 2: The Way of Water has come out, and critics are not happy. The sequel film to the original Avatar movie is facing calls for a boycott over its alleged “appropriation” of indigenous and African cultures. The film, a sequel to James Cameron’s 2009 smash hit Avatar, focuses on the Na’vi, the blue-skinned inhabitants of an alien planet called Pandora.

    Hey! Are you enjoying NYCTastemakers? Make sure to join our mailing list for NYCTM and never miss the chance to read all of our articles!