Now Stream This: ‘BlacKkKlansman’, ‘The Sisters Brothers’, ‘The Hateful Eight: Extended Version’, ‘Detour’ and More

/Film | 4/25/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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The time has come again to round up the bet movies streaming right now. We have a new platform in our midst, too! The Criterion Channel recently launched, and it does not disappoint. While I’ll alway pine for FilmStruck, I’m happy to have this alternative. So read on to see some great movies streaming on the Criterion Channel, Netflix, and more. These are the best movies streaming right now. Let’s get streaming!

Spike Lee has been cranking out great movie for decades, but he delivered one of his very best with last year’s BlacKkKlansman. Based on the unbelievable true story of Ron Stallworth, the story follows rookie cop Stallworth (John David Washington) after he becomes the first black cop on the Colorado Springs Police Department in the 1970s. Working with fellow cop Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), Stallworth manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan. The set up is complicated: Ron talks with the Klan members on the phone, while Flip, pretending to pretending to be Ron, meets with them. This set up is ripe for comedy, and Lee does add plenty of comedic touches to the narrative. But this is ultimately no laughing matter, and slowly but surely, Lee pulls the rug out from the audience to deliver a gut-punch of an ending that will leave you stunned.

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For fans of: Do the Right Thing, Inside Man, getting angry.

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John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Riz Ahmed all together in one movie? Sounds like a hit, right? Wrong! The Sisters Brothers was one of 2018’s biggest flops, which is a damn shame, because it’s wonderful. This strange, surreal, melancholy Western from Jacques Audiard follows hired guns the Sisters Brothers (Reilly and Phoenix) as they attempt to intercept a prospector (Ahmed) who has invented a new way to find gold....
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