Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 5.31.24

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 5.31.24

- By Nicolas Delgadillo

One of the year's most disturbing horror films arrives on Shudder along with new series and other movies you might've missed across streaming this week


‘Stopmotion’ (Shudder)

Ella Blake, a stop-motion animator struggling to control her demons after the loss of her overbearing mother, embarks upon the creation of a film that becomes the battleground for her sanity. As Ella’s mind starts to fracture, the characters in her project take on a life of their own.

‘Camden’ (Hulu)

Set in London's beating heart of music, "Camden" reveals the untold stories of how the lives and careers of some of the world’s most iconic artists were influenced by this corner of the city.

‘Bionic’ (Netflix) 

The year is 2035 and the world has been transformed by technology. In this dystopian future, bionic prosthetics dominate society and lead two sisters down a sinister path.

‘The Outlaws (Season 3)’ (Prime Video) 

A group of strangers from different walks of life are forced together to complete a community payback sentence in Bristol. In season 3, with crime boss The Dean behind bars awaiting trial, the Outlaws are moving on with their lives—until one of their own returns with a deadly secret.

‘Die Hart 2: Die Harter’ (Prime Video)

In this sequel, Kevin Hart, now the world’s biggest action star, finds himself the victim of an evil revenge plot and must enlist the help of his favorite co-star and his over-eager assistant if he wants to survive.

‘Jim Henson: Idea Man’ (Disney+)

"Jim Henson Idea Man" takes us into the mind of this singular creative visionary, from his early years puppeteering on local television to the worldwide success of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and beyond. Featuring unprecedented access to Jim's personal archives, Howard brings us a fascinating and insightful look at a complex man whose boundless imagination inspired the world.

‘MoviePass, MovieCrash’ (Max)

Exploring MoviePass' founding and the implosion that occurred after outside investors took over the subscription service, rendering the company bankrupt and under investigation.

‘Scavengers Reign’ (Netflix)

The crew of a damaged deep space freighter are stranded on a beautiful but dangerous planet.

‘The Promised Land’ (Hulu)

In 18th century Denmark, Captain Ludvig Kahlen (Mads Mikkelsen) sets out to tame a vast, uninhabitable land on which seemingly nothing can grow. He seeks to start farming crops, build a colony in the name of the King, and gain a noble title for himself. This beautiful but forbidding area also happens to be under the rule of the merciless Frederik De Schinkel, a preening nobleman who realizes the threat Kahlen represents to his power.

‘The Boys in the Boat’ (Prime Video)

During the height of the Great Depression, members of the rowing team at the University of Washington get thrust into the spotlight as they compete for gold at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.


Star Trek: Discovery (Season 5)’ (Paramount+)

The fifth and final season will find Captain Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery uncovering a mystery that will send them on an epic adventure across the galaxy to find an ancient power whose very existence has been deliberately hidden for centuries. But there are others on the hunt as well… dangerous foes who are desperate to claim the prize for themselves and will stop at nothing to get it. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Loot (Season 2)’ (Apple TV+)

Loot returns a year after Molly Wells (Maya Rudolph) settles her very public divorce from tech billionaire John Novak (Adam Scott), and we find her thriving in her role as the head of her philanthropic organization, the Wells Foundation. Focused mainly on her charity work, Molly has sworn off any new relationships with men. All episodes are now streaming.

‘The Sympathizer’ (Max)

Near the end of the Vietnam War, a spy who was embedded in the South Vietnam army flees to the United States and takes up residence in a refugee community, where he continues to gather intelligence and report back to the Viet Cong. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Under the Bridge’ (Hulu)

Under the Bridge is based on acclaimed author Rebecca Godfrey’s book about the 1997 true story of fourteen-year old Reena Virk (Vritika Gupta) who went to join friends at a party and never returned home. Through the eyes of Godfrey (Riley Keough) and a local police officer (Lily Gladstone), the series takes us into the hidden world of the young girls accused of the murder — revealing startling truths about the unlikely killer. All episodes are now streaming.

‘The Big Door Prize (Season 2)’ (Apple TV+)

Based on M.O. Walsh’s novel, The Big Door Prize season two follows the residents of Deerfield as the Morpho machine readies them for the mysterious “next stage.” As everyone’s potentials are exchanged for visions, new relationships form and new questions are asked. The first eight episodes are now streaming.

‘The Veil’ (Hulu)

Starring Elisabeth Moss, FX’s The Veil is a spy thriller that explores the surprising and fraught relationship between two women who play a deadly game of truth and lies on the road from Istanbul to Paris and London. One woman has a secret, the other a mission to reveal it before thousands of lives are lost. In the shadows, the CIA and French DGSE must work together to avert potential disaster. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Hacks (Season 3)’ (Max)

A dark mentorship forms between Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comic, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old comedy writer. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Acapulco (Season 3)’ (Apple TV+)

In season three of Acapulco, it’s time to reconcile past mistakes and exciting new beginnings. In the present story, older Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) finds himself returning to a Las Colinas he no longer recognizes. While in 1985, younger Maximo (Enrique Arrizon) continues his climb up the ladder of success while potentially jeopardizing all the relationships he’s worked so hard to build. The first six episodes are now streaming.

'Dark Matter' (Apple TV+)

Joel Edgerton plays Jason Dessen, a physicist, professor and family man who — one night while walking home on the streets of Chicago — is abducted into an alternate version of his life. Wonder quickly turns to nightmare when he tries to return to his reality amid the mind-bending landscape of lives he could have lived. In this labyrinth of realities, he embarks on a harrowing journey to get back to his true family and save them from the most terrifying, unbeatable foe imaginable: himself. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘Smiling Friends (Season 2)’ (Max)

If you know you know. The second season of Adult Swim's latest cult sensation has officially kicked off with a new batch of episodes now streaming exclusively on Max. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Evil (Season 4)’ (Paramount+)

Evil is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. A skeptical female psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a contractor as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings. Is there a logical explanation, or is something truly supernatural at work? The final season has now begun, with the first two episodes now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Burnt’, ‘Colors of Evil: Red’, ‘Dancing for the Devil: The 7M TikTok Cult’, ‘Patrick Melrose’, ‘The Life You Wanted’, ‘Eric’, ‘Geek Girl’

Hulu - ‘Fantasy Island’, ‘The Quiz with Balls’, ‘Sympathy for the Devil’, ‘T.I.M.’

Shudder - ‘Graduation Day’

Max - ‘Batman v Superman’

Prime Video - ‘Bombshell’

Paramount+ - ‘Pyramid Game’, ‘Black Christmas


Netflix - ‘1917’, ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’, ‘Ali’, ‘Baby Boy’, ‘Black Clover (Season 3)’, ‘Cold Copy’, ‘Detective Pikachu’, ‘Divergent Trilogy’, ‘Dune (1984)’, ‘Flushed Away’, ‘Heartland (Season 16’, ‘Janky Promoters’, ‘Kicking & Screaming’, ‘Lumberjack the Monster’, ‘National Security’, ‘Pilecki’s Report’, ‘SWAT’, ‘Simon’, ‘Tangerine’, ‘The Breakfast Club’, ‘The Conjuring Trilogy’, ‘The Devil’s Own’, ‘The LEGO Movie’, ‘300: Rise of an Empire’, ‘How I Met Your Mother’, ‘Anti Hero’, ‘The Price of Nonna’s Inheritance’, ‘How to Rob a Bank’, ‘Under Paris’, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, ‘Sweet Tooth (Season 3)’, ‘Nelma Kodana: The Queen of Dirty Money’, ‘Rafa Marquez: El Capitan’, ‘Hierarchy’, ‘Hit Man’

Hulu - ‘About Last Night’, ‘Annapolis’, ‘Anchorman’, ‘Anchorman 2’, ‘The Batman’, ‘Blades of Glory’, ‘Blue City’, ‘Borat’, ‘The Boss’, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’, ‘Brown Sugar’, ‘Click’, ‘Coyote Ugly’, ‘The Croods’, ‘The Day After Tomorrow’, ‘Death on the Nile’, ‘The Duke’, ‘Eight Millimeter’, ‘Hobbs & Shaw’, ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’, ‘Fight Club’, ‘Freddy Got Fingered’, ‘Hide and Seek’, ‘Hitchcock’, ‘Independence Day’, ‘It Follows’, ‘Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story’, ‘Joker’, ‘Kill Your Darlings’, ‘Life of Pi’, ‘Little Black Book’, ‘Lord of War’, ‘Mirrors’, ‘The Missing’, ‘Money Monster’, ‘The New Guy’, ‘Office Space’, ‘Over the Hedge’, ‘Saw Series’, ‘Skyscraper’, ‘Silent Hill’, ‘Slums of Beverly Hills’, ‘Split’, ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’, ‘Van Helsing’, ‘Volcano’, ‘Weird Science’, ‘Wild Tales’, ‘Bullet Train’, ‘Clipped’, ‘Perfect Days’, ‘Queenie’, ‘What Comes Around’

Shudder - ‘Funeral Home’, ‘Death on the Beach’, ‘Vacation of Terror’, ‘Vacation of Terror II’, ‘Outing’, ‘Arrebato’, ‘Dr. Caligari’, ‘A Lonely Place to Die’, ‘Backcountry’, ‘Pyewacket’, ‘Hunter Hunter’, ‘Killing Ground’, ‘The Survivalist’, ‘Valhalla Rising’, ‘The Nightingale’

Max - ‘50/50’, ‘American Heist’, ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’, ‘Demolition’, ‘The Disaster Artist’, ‘Evil Dead’, ‘Fright Night’, ‘House at the End of the Street’, ‘Krampus’, ‘Minari’, ‘The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’, ‘The Other Guys’, ‘Overlord’, ‘Spaceship Earth’, ‘Splice’, ‘Uncut Gems’, ‘Wanted’, ‘Ren Faire’, ‘Keanu’, ‘Am I Okay?’, ‘Fantasmas’

Prime Video - ‘Las Vegas’, ‘All Saints’, ‘Animal Crackers’, ‘Annie’, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’, ‘At Close Range’, ‘Basic’, ‘Battlefield Earth’, ‘Bite the Bullet’, ‘Black Dynamite’, ‘Bloodsport’, ‘Blow Out’, ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’, ‘Brick’, ‘Bruno’, ‘Class’, ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’, ‘Dark Angel’, ‘Dawn of the Dead’, ‘Duck Soup’, ‘Edge of Darkness’, ‘Eye of the Needle’, ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’, ‘Fireproof’, ‘Godzilla Collection’, ‘Gridiron Gang’, ‘Hackers’, ‘Hellfighters’, ‘High Noon’, ‘It Came From Outer Space’, ‘Johnny Mnemonic’, ‘Juan of the Dead’, ‘Just Mercy’, ‘Kindergarten Cop’, ‘Last Tango in Paris’, ‘Midnight Rain’, ‘Milk’, ‘No Country for Old Men’, ‘No Good Deed’, ‘Noah’, ‘Overboard’, ‘Paths of Glory’, ‘Platoon’, ‘Precious’, ‘Punch Drunk Love’, ‘Quantum of Solace’, ‘Revenge’, ‘Six Degrees of Separation’, ‘Skyfall’, ‘Stomp the Yard’, ‘Superbad’, ‘Takers’, ‘Teen Wolf’, ‘The African Queen’, ‘The Animal’, ‘The Battle of Britain’, ‘The Brady Bunch Movie’, ‘The Danish Girl’, ‘The Haunting’, ‘The Hurricane’, ‘The Kids are Alright’, ‘The Last Castle’, ‘The Man in the Moon’, ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’, ‘The Mechanic’, ‘The Missouri Breaks’, ‘The Quiet Man’, ‘The Russia House’, ‘The War Wagon’, ‘Vertical Limit’, ‘You Got Served’, ‘Melting Me Softly’, ‘Mean Girls (2024)’

Paramount+ - ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’, ‘American Beauty’, ‘Animal Kingdom’, ‘Black Sheep’, ‘Black Snake Moan’, ‘Blazing Saddles’, ‘Bounce’, ‘Bound’, ‘But I’m a Cheerleader’, ‘Chasing Amy’, ‘Chicago’, ‘Congo’, ‘Dog Day Afternoon’, ‘Failure to Launch’, ‘Flags of Our Fathers’, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn Trilogy’, ‘Galaxy Quest’, ‘She’s the Man’, ‘Shutter Island’, ‘Summer of Sam’, ‘Super 8’, ‘The Beach Bum’, ‘The Impossible’, ‘The Island’, ‘The Raid’, ‘The Shootist’, ‘The Way Way Back’, ‘There Will Be Blood’, ‘Vampire in Brooklyn’, ‘Mayor of Kingstown (Season 3)’, ‘I.S.S’, ‘Let the Canary Sing’, ‘Criminal Minds: Evolution’, ‘Bobby’

Disney+ - ‘World Eats Bread’, ‘Erased: WW2’s Heroes of Color’, ‘The Acolyte’

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