While we all might feel a little skittish about heading to a theater this weekend – and we do want to recommend "Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always" – we decided that it would be best to feature the indies that you can stream at home. So, here's your weekly round up all the fresh lo-fi movies, news and trailers not tied to mega-franchises or superheroes, and that you can enjoy from the comfort of your couch.
Beyond the Theater: New Indies Now Streaming on a Platform Near You
Noovie's Streaming Pick: Jay and Silent Bob Reboot - Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) hit the road to Hollywood again after learning their comic book characters are the next franchise to get rebooted.
Now streaming on: Prime Video (subscription)
Lost Transmissions - A shy songwriter (Juno Temple) seeks out her missing colleague, a record producer with schizophrenia (Simon Pegg).
Lost Girls - A desparete woman (Amy Ryan) launches her own investigation to find her missing daughter, and in doing so leads police to uncover more than a dozen unsolved murders of sex workers.
Now streaming on: Netflix
Hot Indie Trailers
The Secret Garden - Young Mary (Dixie Egerickx) discovers a magical garden while staying at her uncle's remote country estate. Based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy - Filmmaker Elizabeth Carroll explores the life of Mexican cuisine expert Diana Kennedy.
Indie News Flash
Looking for more great movies to stream at home? "Bombshell", "Dark Waters", and "Uncut Gems" are now available to rent, and here's everything else to look forward to this month on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and more. Read more
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 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.