Barbie, John Wick 4, Elemental, and every new movie to watch at home

This Week’s New Streaming and VOD Releases

Happy Friday, readers! We’ve gathered the most exciting new movies coming to streaming and video on demand (VOD) platforms this week. Get ready for a mix of genres, from dark comedies to romantic dramas, and even some horror flicks. Here’s what you can watch from the comfort of your own home:

New on Netflix: El Conde

Genre: Black comedy horror

Run time: 1h 50m

Director: Pablo Larraín

Cast: Jaime Vadell, Gloria Münchmeyer, Alfredo Castro

Director Pablo Larraín brings us his latest satirical masterpiece, El Conde. This dark comedy explores the unthinkable question: What if Augusto Pinochet, the infamous dictator responsible for countless deaths and embezzlement, was also a bloodsucking vampire? The film takes us on a journey as Pinochet, after 250 years of immortal existence, decides to tie up loose ends surrounding his family’s estate.

New on Netflix: Love at First Sight


Genre: Romance

Run time: 1h 30m

Director: Vanessa Caswill

Cast: Haley Lu Richardson, Ben Hardy, Jameela Jamil

Haley Lu Richardson and Ben Hardy play two strangers who serendipitously fall in love during a seven-hour flight to London. Their connection seems doomed when they lose each other after landing, but is it really the end? Find out in this heartwarming romance drama.

New on Disney Plus: Elemental


Genre: Romantic comedy-drama

Run time: 1h 41m

Director: Peter Sohn

Cast: Leah Lewis, Mamoudou Athie, Ronnie del Carmen

Inhabited by anthropomorphic manifestations of the four elements, the world of Pixar’s Elemental is a visual treat. This animated comedy follows the love story between Ember and Wade, a fire and water element respectively, who defy cultural norms and connect in a world of magic and wonder. Explore themes of cross-cultural relationships and self-discovery in this enchanting film.

New on Hulu: Theater Camp

Genre: Comedy

Run time: 1h 32m

Directors: Molly Gordon, Nick Lieberman

Cast: Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Noah Galvin, Jimmy Tatro

Theater Camp is a hilarious mockumentary that pays homage to the work of Christopher Guest. When a summer camp for theater enthusiasts falls into disarray, it’s up to the founder’s well-intentioned but bumbling son to take charge. Get ready for a wild ride packed with colorful characters and side-splitting moments.

New on Prime Video: A Million Miles Away

Prime Video

Genre: Biopic

Run time: 2h 1m

Director: Alejandra Márquez Abella

Cast: Michael Peña, Rosa Salazar, Bobby Soto

Follow the awe-inspiring journey of José M. Hernández, an engineer turned astronaut, in A Million Miles Away. This biopic chronicles Hernández’s path from working on a California farm to fulfilling his dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut. Witness the challenges and triumphs of a true American hero.

New on Peacock: Fast X

Universal Pictures

Genre: Action

Run time: 2h 21m

Director: Louis Leterrier

Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson

Hold on tight for the 10th installment of the iconic Fast and the Furious series. In Fast X, Dominic Toretto and his crew of former criminals, now secret agents, face a new villain named Dante Reyes. Brace yourself for high-speed chases, explosive action, and the signature fast-paced thrills that fans love.

New on Shudder: Elevator Game

Rebekah McKendry

Genre: Horror

Run time: 1h 34m

Director: Rebekah McKendry

Cast: Gino Anania, Megan Best, Alec Carlos

Elevator Game takes inspiration from urban legends about alternate dimensions accessed through elevators. A group of young people decide to test these legends themselves, but little do they know, they’ve opened the door to a world of unimaginable horror.

New on Starz: John Wick: Chapter 4

Murray Close/Lionsgate

Genre: Action

Run time: 2h 49m

Director: Chad Stahelski

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård

Everyone’s favorite legendary assassin, John Wick, is back in the fourth installment of this thrilling action franchise. Hunted by a ruthless villain, John must rely on both old allies and former enemies to escape the criminal underworld. Get ready for pulse-pounding stunts, intense fight sequences, and Keanu Reeves at his best.

New to Rent: Barbie

Warner Bros. Pictures

Genre: Barbie

Run time: 1h 54m

Director: Greta Gerwig

Cast: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera

It’s Barbie, but not as you know her. Join Barbie on a journey of self-discovery as she navigates an existential crisis. Accompanied by Ken, Barbie explores the meaning of life and love. This imaginative film will make you question what it truly means to be alive and find your purpose.

New to Rent: Talk to Me


Genre: Supernatural horror

Run time: 1h 35m

Directors: Danny Philippou, Michael Philippou

Cast: Sophie Wilde, Alexandra Jensen, Joe Bird

Talk to Me follows a group of Australian teenagers who stumble upon a way to communicate with the dead using an embalmed hand. What starts as innocent fun quickly descends into pure terror as they realize they’ve opened a Pandora’s box of supernatural horrors. Brace yourself for a spine-chilling experience.

That’s a wrap on this week’s new streaming and VOD releases. Grab your popcorn, cozy up on the couch, and enjoy the latest movies right at home!