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Best films to stream this week: 1 July

1 Jul 2020

Our weekly guide to the best films available on home entertainment platforms

Here at The List we tend to look forward to what's on the horizon but, with entertainment options limited and caution being advised, knowing what to watch right now in the comfort of your home is still much needed. To help ride out these challenging…

A White, White Day

29 Jun 20203 stars

Unusual twist on the revenge thriller from Icelandic director Hlynur Palmason, starring Ingvar Sigurdsson

Rural Iceland has played host to some appealing oddness in recent years and Hlynur Palmason has plenty to offer himself in his second feature, which pairs the tension and eruptions of a slow-burn revenge thriller with more opaque interludes, which are…

Family Romance, LLC.

29 Jun 20203 stars

Fact and fiction fuse in this enjoyable but shamelessly slight offering from Werner Herzog

Admired as both a narrative filmmaker and documentarian, the great Werner Herzog proffers a characteristically quirky, if emphatically slight piece of cinema that somehow fuses the two. He takes a fabricated approach to a real-life phenomenon – the…

Lynn + Lucy

29 Jun 20204 stars

A friendship is put to the test in this provocative British drama from Fyzal Boulifa

'Some people just shouldn't have children,' goes the old snobby saying. Debut writer-director Fyzal Boulifa tests the limits of the liberal response to that, with a film that features irresponsible parenting and its catastrophic results. However, what…

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

24 Jun 20203 stars

Fun Eurovision celebration / spoof, co-written by and starring Will Ferrell

When Eurovision 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19, it didn't just deprive the world of songs, it also removed some much-needed silliness from our collective schedule. Famed for its tendency toward high-camp musical productions and forays into the…