Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 1.12.24

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 1.12.24

- By Nicolas Delgadillo

Streaming is coming out swinging this year - a new prog-rock splatterfest arrives on Shudder, the latest Marvel antihero makes her debut on Disney+, and Jake Johnson makes his directorial debut on Hulu


‘Destroy All Neighbors’ (Shudder) 

William Brown, a neurotic, self-absorbed musician determined to finish his prog-rock magnum opus, faces a creative roadblock in the form of a noisy and grotesque neighbor named Vlad. Finally working up the nerve to demand that Vlad keep it down, William inadvertently decapitates him. But, while attempting to cover up one murder, William's accidental reign of terror causes victims to pile up and become undead corpses who torment and create more bloody detours on his road to prog-rock Valhalla.

‘Echo’ (Disney+)

The origin story of Echo revisits Maya Lopez, whose ruthless behavior in New York City catches up with her in her hometown. She must face her past, reconnect with her Native American roots and embrace the meaning of family and community if she ever hopes to move forward.

‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ (Apple TV+)

Based on David Grann’s broadly lauded best-selling book, “Killers of the Flower Moon" is set in 1920s Oklahoma and depicts the serial murder of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that came to be known as the Reign of Terror.

‘Lift’ (Netflix)

An international heist crew, led by Cyrus Whitaker (Kevin Hart), race to lift $500 million in gold from a passenger plane at 40,000 feet.

‘Self Reliance’ (Hulu)

Tommy receives an invitation to win $1 million by playing a game where he must outwit hunters attempting to kill him. He realizes the hunters can only attack him when he's alone, but none of his friends and family believe the game is real.

‘Boy Swallows Universe’ (Netflix) 

A lost father, a mute brother, a recovering addict mum, a heroin dealer for a stepfather, and a notorious criminal for a babysitter. Eli Bell is just trying to follow his heart and understand what it means to become a good man, but fate keeps throwing obstacles in his way.

‘Rare Objects’ (Hulu)

A young woman with a traumatic past seeks to rebuild her life when she begins working at a New York City antique shop. Starring Katie Holmes and Alan Cumming.

‘Break Point (Season 2)’ (Netflix)

The world's top tennis players return to the courts and set their sights on glory once again during another grueling Grand Slam season.

‘Detective Forst’ (Netflix)

When a detective's maverick approach to investigating gets him fired, he teams up with a journalist to solve a series of brutal murders outside the law.

‘Safe Home’ (Hulu)

Fleeing her public relations job at a high-profile law firm, 28-year-old Phoebe Rook is looking for meaning in her life. When she secures a job at a free legal service that helps people escaping domestic violence, she thinks she might have found it. Tasked with securing the center’s vulnerable funding, she quickly becomes entangled in the complicated legal and personal dramas of the lawyers and their clients. But you can't escape your past forever.


‘The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula (Season 5)’ (Shudder)

The Boulet Brothers host a competition - featuring morbid themes and dark challenges - for nine drag performers, looking to find the world's finest drag supermonster. The first nine episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.

‘For All Mankind (Season 4)’ (Apple TV+)

The new season explores the Mars colonization in 2003, where former adversaries collaborate on asteroid mining, offering hope for Earth and Mars. However, growing tensions within the international base jeopardize their ambitious goals, adding drama to the space program's future. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ (Apple TV+)

Following the thunderous battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco, and the shocking revelation that monsters are real, “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” tracks two siblings following in their father’s footsteps to uncover their family’s connection to the secretive organization known as Monarch. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Reacher (Season 2)’ (Prime Video)

Reacher is pulled from his vagabond life by a coded message informing him that a member of the 110th - his elite group of Army Special Investigators - has been murdered. He and some of his former military cohorts reunite to investigate and soon realize the case is bigger than they ever could have imagined. The first seven episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘The Florida Project’, ‘This Is Us’, ‘Teen Titans Go! to the Movies’, ‘The Trust: A Game of Greed’, ‘Champion’, ‘Mantra Surgugana’, ‘Sonic Prime (Season 3)’, ‘Adire’

Hulu - ‘The Incredible Pol Farm’, ‘Beyond Utopia’, ‘She Made Them Do It’

Shudder - ‘Donnie Darko’, ‘Prom Night’, ‘Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II’

Max - ‘Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project’

Prime Video -  Landscape with Invisible Hand’, ‘The Passenger’, ‘Role Play’

Paramount+ - ‘SkyMed (Season 2)’

Apple TV+ - ‘Criminal Record’


Netflix - ‘maboroshi’, ‘Cats’, ‘End of the Line’, ‘Freaks’, ‘Queen Bees’, ‘Arkansas’, ‘Cowboys & Aliens’, ‘Down with the King’, ‘Escape Plan: The Extractors’, ‘Escape Plan 2: Hades’, ‘From the Ashes’, ‘Queenpins’, ‘The Circle’, ‘The Good Shepherd’, ‘The Legend of Tarzan’, ‘Full Circle’, ‘My Loneliness Has Wings’, ‘Sixty Minutes’, ‘The Bequeathed’, ‘The Kitchen’

Hulu - ‘The Last Circus’, ‘The Last Days on Mars’, ‘Uncharted’, ‘The Wave’, ‘Death and Other Details’, ‘Umma’, ‘A Shop for Killers’, ‘Hidden Murder Island’, ‘Invisible Beauty’, ‘The Baker’, ‘Dangerous Waters’

Shudder - ‘Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll’, ‘Galaxy of Terror’, ‘The Elderly’, ‘The Passenger’

Max - ‘True Detective: Night Country’, ‘Snowden’, ‘On the Roam’, ‘Sort Of (Season 3)’

Prime Video - ‘Burn After Reading’, ‘Fast X’, ‘Dance Life’, ‘Hazbin Hotel’, ‘Zorro’, ‘The Other Zoey’

Paramount+ - ‘June’, ‘Aerial Argentina’

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