"Amy" (Amazon Prime): This haunting Amy Winehouse doc was recently nominated for (and will likely win) an Academy Award. It's not much more than a very special "Behind the Music" episode, but the manner in which it's made is interesting. Director Asif Kapadia uses both home video and news footage to chronicle Winehouse's rise to fame and spiral into addiction but never cuts away to talking heads. Anyone speaking about Winehouse does so in voiceover. The result is a movie that never looks away from Amy herself. Powerful stuff, even if you've never given the late singer much thought.
"Grease Live!: Special" (Hulu): You might have missed this trash fire on Fox Sunday night. But don't worry. It's still burning on Hulu.
"Better Call Saul" (Netflix): The second season of AMC's "Breaking Bad" prequel debuts Feb. 15. In the meantime, you can watch the hilarious and honestly sorta heartbreaking first season, in which slippery attorney Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) edges ever closer to becoming Saul Goodman, lawyer to Walter White and Jesse Pinkman.
"Get Shorty" (HBO Now and HBO Go) and "Braveheart" (Hulu): There are great '90s movies.
"The Firm" (Hulu): And there are good '90s movies.
"Cruel Intentions" (Netflix): And then there are '90s movies. Perfectly fine representatives of the decade as a whole. Mid-tiered entertainments in which great Selma Blair performances get lost among a crowded cast of heartthrobs. #selma4evah
"Batman" (Amazon Prime): The 1989 version, duh.
"The Karate Kid" (Amazon Prime): The 1984 version, duh.
"Stardust" (Netflix): Aside from "Coraline," this is probably the best adaptation of Neil Gaiman's work to date. With its light comedic tone, bright cast and tinkering of fantasy tropes, "Stardust" is the closest thing the '00s had to a "Princess Bride."
A guy ("Daredevil's" Charlie Cox) ventures to a magical realm to catch a falling star (which anthropomorphizes in Claire Danes). Upon meeting up with the star, the unlikely pair get into all manner of adventures. Co-stars Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sienna Miller, Henry Cavill, Peter O'Toole, Mark Strong and Ricky Gervais.