Game of Thrones

The finale of “Game of Thrones” airs Sunday. Pictured are Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen).

“Game of Thrones” (HBO Now, HBO Go): The finale of the penultimate season of “Game of Thrones” airs this Sunday, and it should at least answer this question: Do Cersei, Jaime, Jon, Daenerys, Tyrion, Arya, Sansa and Littlefinger all make it to the next season with their heads attached to their bodies? At this point, prospects aren’t looking great for a 100 percent survival rate.

“Death Note” (available Friday on Netflix): Genre auteur Adam Wingard (“The Guest,” “You’re Next”) directed this adaptation of a popular Japanese manga series about a teen (Nat Wolff) who discovers a book with a few dark magical properties. Namely: Anyone whose name is written in the book dies. He decides to use the tome to rid the streets of crime, but this has unforeseen consequences. The fine supporting cast includes Willem Dafoe, Shea Whigham, Margaret Qualley and Lakeith Stanfield.

“The Tick” (available Friday on Amazon Prime): The Amazon Original series resurrects the beloved spoof superhero. You don’t need to see the cartoon (or previous live-action series) to appreciate the reboot, but it wouldn’t hurt. “The Tick” follows an accountant who, when he discovers his city is run by a supervillain, teams up with a big blue crime-fighter called The Tick (Peter Serafinowicz). Together, they foil all manner of dastardly deeds.

“Hell or High Water” (Showtime): If you haven’t yet caught this Oscar-nominated crime drama starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster, what ... what are you doing with your life? See it.

“Jackie” (available Saturday on HBO Now, HBO Go): Pablo Larraín’s peculiar but fascinating drama follows first lady Jacqueline Kennedy (Natalie Portman) in the immediate aftermath of her husband’s assassination.

"Goon" (Netflix): Underrated sports comedy turned Canadian cult classic stars Seann William Scott as a sweet, simple bouncer who becomes the toughest enforcer in a semi-pro hockey league.

“What Happened to Monday” (Netflix): In this dystopian noir, Noomi Rapace plays a set of identical septuplets who are evading government capture while investigating what happened to one of their own.

“Bloodsport” (Hulu): The crowning achievement of the “mysterious martial arts tournament” genre stars Jean-Claude Van Damme as a shirtless warrior.

“White Gold” (Netflix): Well-reviewed British comedy series following a crew of window salesmen in the 1980s. If you liked “The Inbetweeners” ...

“Donald Cried” (Netflix): A visit home reunites Peter with his long-lost childhood friend, Donald, in this critically acclaimed indie dramedy.

“Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally: Summer of 69” (Amazon Prime): Comedy special for the very funny married couple.

“Klansville U.S.A.” (Amazon Prime): This PBS “American Experience” documentary from 2015 investigates the reasons North Carolina became home to one of the largest Klan organizations in the country in the 1960s.

“Bad News Bears” (Hulu): Richard Linklater, greatest living filmmaker, sometimes just likes to goof around in the realm of lighthearted studio fare, as with his 2005 remake of “Bad News Bears,” starring Billy Bob Thornton as Coach Buttermaker.

“The Ruins” (Hulu): This surprisingly sturdy body horror movie finds a handful of tourists who go to an archaeological dig at a remote Mayan ruin in the jungle while in Mexico. There they encounter, what else, evil plants that want to eat them.

“Babe” (Showtime): So because it’s a film about a talking pig who sings and herds sheep, “Babe” is rarely given credit for being an all-time great. But it’s just that.

“Babe: Pig in the City” (Showtime): And it’s sequel, weirdly enough, is even better.


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