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Get ready for The Get Down

The availability of movies and TV shows on streaming services is a veritable merry-go-round these days, with so many titles coming and going that it’s hard to keep things straight. So this month, I’m going to take more of a simplified approach.

On August 12th, the first part of Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down is debuting on Netflix. It doesn’t matter whether you liked The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!, or Strictly Ballroom; this is a show that you will simply need to watch. It's partially because The Get Down is one of the most expensive television shows ever produced. It's also because the show's production struggles have already become legendary. But mostly it’s because of that awe-inspiring trailer.

(When you’re done with that, you’ll also be able to watch The Fast and the Furious and Tokyo Drift, but those are going to give you a really different vibe.)

Amazon Prime Video, on the other hand, is just piling up so many cinematic classics that the service is becoming a no-brainer for movie fans. Inside Llewyn Davis? Check. A Clockwork Orange? Check. The Matrix? Check. Its two sequels? Check and check. (Sorry.)

"But Bryan," I hear you saying. "What if I’m a really big Al Pacino fan and want to watch a ton of his movies?" Well that’s when it’s time to switch over to HBO Now — because Scarface, Dog Day Afternoon, and Carlito’s Way are all coming to the service next month. If for some reason you are still not yet entertained by what’s coming, you can check out the full streaming lineups below.

Coming to Netflix

August 1st

  • The American Side
  • An Inconvenient Truth
  • APEX: The Story of the Hypercar
  • Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure
  • Big Daddy
  • Black Widow
  • Critical Condition
  • Deadfall
  • Destination: T​eam USA
  • Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie
  • The Family Man
  • The Fast and the Furious
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  • Final Destination 3
  • From the Terrace
  • Holding the Man
  • How To Win The US Presidency
  • In the Shadow of the Moon
  • ISIS: Women Unveiled
  • Masha and the Bear, season 2
  • Memoria
  • The Naked Prey
  • NCIS, season 13
  • Pay It Forward
  • The Real Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • Roseanne, collection 3
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Sliding Doors
  • Star Trek: Nemesis
  • Teacher’s Pet
  • The Verdict
  • The Wedding Planner
  • What Women Want
  • Young@Heart
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno

August 3rd–13th

  • Beat Bugs, season 1
  • David Cross: Making America Great Again
  • Ever After High: Epic Winter
  • The Little Prince
  • Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Evening
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Morning
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Night
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Evening
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Morning
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Night
  • Slow TV: Northern Passage
  • Slow TV: Northern Railway
  • Slow TV: Salmon Fishing
  • Slow TV: The Telemark Canal
  • Slow TV: Train Ride Bergen to Oslo
  • The Confirmation
  • Real Husbands of Hollywood, season 4
  • T­Rex
  • St. Vincent
  • Flight of the Butterflies
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Ask the StoryBots, season 1
  • The Get Down, part 1
  • Project Mc2, season 2
  • 13 Cameras

August 15th–25th

  • Louis CK: Live at the Comedy Store
  • Let’s Go to Prison
  • Our Last Tango
  • The Curse of Sleeping Beauty
  • The Last Heist
  • Puffin Rock, season 2
  • Bottersnikes and Gumbles, season 1
  • Fearless, season 1
  • I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead
  • Maz Jobrani: I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, season 17
  • Septembers of Shiraz
  • The Road

August 26th–31st

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • Dawn of the Croods, season 2
  • Glitter Force, season 2
  • Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We’ve Been Thinking…
  • Once Upon a Time, season 5
  • XOXO
  • Rams
  • The State of Marriage
  • Ku’damm 56, season 1

Leaving Netflix

August 1st

  • Addams Family Values
  • The Best Man
  • Bowfinger
  • The Gabby Douglas Story
  • Jennifer 8
  • Johnny English
  • The Nutty Professor
  • The Replacements
  • Roseanne, collection 2
  • Rugrats Go Wild
  • The Sandlot
  • Suspect Zero
  • Teen Witch
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
  • Vampire in Brooklyn
  • Where the Red Fern Grows
  • The Wild Thornberrys Movie

August 11th-31st

  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog, season 12
  • Clifford’s Puppy Days, season 1­2
  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Wish Upon a Star
  • Inside Man
  • Harry the Bunny
  • Blitz
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge
  • Death Note
  • Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds
  • Naruto Shippuden: The Movie
  • Zathura

Coming to Amazon Prime Video

August 1st

  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Maxed Out
  • Afflicted
  • The Eclipse
  • The Others
  • The Piano
  • Cloverfield
  • Foot Fist Way
  • How She Move
  • Coffee and Cigarettes
  • A Good Woman
  • Joe the King
  • Kalifornia
  • Marathon Man
  • Shattered
  • Six Shooter
  • Spices III
  • Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
  • Wicker Park
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3
  • You’ve Got Mail

August 8th–15th

  • The World’s Fastest Indian
  • Ong Bak – The Thai Warrior
  • Julia
  • Odd Squad Movie
  • Shaun the Sheep
  • American Ultra
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert
  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  • Very Good Girls
  • A Royal Affair (English Subtitled)

August 20th–29th

  • Strange Wilderness
  • Melancholia
  • The Hunter
  • House of Lies, season 4 & 5
  • Blue Ruin
  • Elvis & Nixon
  • The Kicks
  • Goon
  • 13 Assassins

Coming to HBO Now

August 1st

  • Meet the Donors
  • Youth
  • Aurora
  • The Aviator
  • Brown Sugar
  • The Bucket List
  • Capote
  • Carlito’s Way
  • Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power
  • Charlie Wilson’s War
  • The Chase
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Hollywoodland
  • Hotel for Dogs
  • Life or Something Like It
  • No Reservations
  • One Hour Photo
  • Say Anything…
  • Scarface
  • Scent of a Woman
  • Simon Birch
  • Summer Catch
  • The Theory of Everything

August 5th–13th

  • Dios, Inc., season 1 finale
  • Detras de la verdad (Behind the Truth)
  • The Peanuts Movie
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut
  • Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the LA Rams
  • El Negocio, season 3 premiere
  • Felices 140 (Happy 140)
  • Brooklyn

August 20th–28th

  • Point Break
  • Seventh Son
  • The Danish Girl
  • In the Heart of the Sea
  • The Night Of (limited series finale)

Leaving HBO Now

August 15th

  • Annabelle

August 31st

  • Alpha Dog
  • Barbershop
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business
  • Beauty Shop
  • Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later
  • Inspector Gadget
  • I Origins
  • I Think I Love My Wife
  • Love & Basketball
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Saving Silverman
  • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Shrek the Third
  • Snatch
  • Spaceballs
  • Tropic Thunder
  • True Story
  • Unfriended
  • The Uninvited
  • A Walk Among the Tombstones

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