Streaming libraries expand and contract. Algorithms are imperfect. Those damn thumbnail images are always changing. But you know what you can always rely on? The expert opinions and knowledgeable commentary of The A.V. Club. That’s why we’re scouring both the menus of the most popular services and our own archives to bring you these guides to the best viewing options, broken down by streamer, medium, and genre. Want to know why we’re so keen on a particular title? Click the author’s name at the end of each entry for some in-depth coverage of the film from The A.V. Club’s past.
All the films listed are available on demand via Showtime or streaming on their website. And be sure to check back often, because we’ll be adding more recommendations as films come and go.
This list was most recently updated Sept. 27, 2020.