Noovie's Alt. Movies: 'Emma', 'The Banker', and Other Gems at Home

Here's the latest on what's new, what's next, and what you should watch at home this weekend from across the indie scene. Stay safe!

Chuck Walton

By Chuck Walton

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As we continue our new normal at home, here's your weekly round up of all the fresh lo-fi movies and trailers that you can watch right now, from the comfort of your couch.

  • Beyond the Theater: New Indies Now Streaming on a Platform Near You
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    Anya Taylor-Joy and Johnny Flynn in "Emma." © Focus Features / courtesy Everett Collection

    Noovie's Streaming Pick: Emma - In this adaptation with a modern flair, young Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy) plays matchmaker and meddles in the lives of her friends and family.

    Now streaming on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, VUDU

    The Banker - In the 50s, two African American business men (Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson) hire a white working-class man (Nicholas Hoult) to pose as the head of their company, while they pose as a janitor and a chauffeur, all the while actually running their company.

    Now streaming on: Apple TV+

    Blow the Man Down - While grieving the death of their father, two sisters attempt to cover up a crime while heading deep into the underbelly of their hometown.

    Now streaming on: Prime Video (subscription)

    Human Capital - In this remake of a 2013 Italian film, the lives to two families collide when their childrens' relationship leads to tragic consequences.

    Now streaming on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, VUDU

  • Hot Indie Trailers
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    George McKay in "True History of the Kelly Gang." © Courtesy of TIFF

    True History of the Kelly Gang - Ned Kelly (George McKay) and his gang lead authorities on the run in Austrailia in the 1870s.

    The Quarry - Townsfolk become suspicious of a mysterious new minister (Shea Whigham) that opened a congregation in their town.

  • More to Watch
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    Michael B. Jordan in "Just Mercy." © Warner Bros. / courtesy Everett Collection

    Looking for more great movies to stream? True life stories "Just Mercy" and "Richard Jewell" are now available to own and rent.

    We're tracking all the release date shifts, postponements and cancellations amid the coronavirus outbreak. We are updating this in real time, as news breaks.

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Chuck Walton

Chuck Walton

Chuck is an editor/writer who's worked for NCM, Fandango, Movies.com, MediaTrip, Hollywood.com and Newsweek. His favorite movie is "Jaws." He's definitely a dog guy.

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