‘The Runaways’, ‘Brigsby Bear’ and More Streaming Gems

‘The Runaways’ (2010) Stream on Hulu. Floria Sigismondi’s chronology of this 1970s all-female rock band is not immune to the clichés of the musical biography of the period. But it means so much more – it’s a celebration of the punk scene and DIY spirit, with the anticipated (albeit generous) helpings of sex, drugs, and …

Dragon Tales from the Authors of ‘The Girl Who Drinks the Bear’ and ‘A’

Soontornvat’s turbulent seafaring cauldron, “The Last Mapmaker,” stands in stark contrast to Barnhill’s heartwarming tale, but the focus is again on a dragon. However, in this case, the heroine tries to hide the dragon instead of revealing it. A 12-year-old cartographer’s assistant, Sai eagerly joins his expedition to the south to find the rumored Dragon …