Here are some interesting new releases available now on cable and digital VOD as well as a title currently available for streaming.
Video on Demand
"Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl": While she is probably best known here in the U.S. as Britannica on the hit Netflix series "GLOW," British musician and actress Kate Nash had a meteoric rise to fame in 2007 when her debut album, "Made of Bricks," was released and her single "Foundations" became a hit around the world. In Amy Goldstein's documentary, viewers are given an intimate cautionary tale about how success in the music industry can disappear as quickly as it comes. Nash bares her soul and, in many ways, shows us how sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for. After being dropped by her major label after a sophomore slump, we follow as she fights to survive making the music she believes in. Along the way, she has to battle a shady manager and the high costs of touring independently and learn to fully accept the love and financial support of a rabid fanbase to get to her next chapter without falling back into the traps of the industry. While best suited for fans, this is still essential viewing for anybody who thinks that having a hit single is the ticket to lavish living. This is a radiantly raw portrait of a tenacious and talented artist. (Alamo On Demand)
"The Trip to Greece": It feels simultaneously wrong and yet oddly perfect to release the fourth installment in this acclaimed travelogue film series during a global pandemic. Director Michael Winterbottom has taken one final trip with comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as they follow the path of Odysseus to eat and chat their way through Greece. For fans of the previous films, this is a no-brainer to enjoy and laugh as loud as you want in the comfort of your own home. If you somehow haven't seen the previous three films, grab yourself a free seven-day trial of the IFC Films Unlimited service through Amazon Prime Video Channels or Apple TV's Channels subscription service and watch them all before sitting down for this. (Cable and digital VOD)
Also on streaming services
"Western Stars": Last summer, Bruce Springsteen released his 19th studio album. In the fall, he brought it to life in this formidable concert film that was filmed with his band and a full orchestra in a 100-year-old barn. All 13 songs from the record are performed alongside a cover of "Rhinestone Cowboy," and the movie is threaded with interstitials filmed at Joshua Tree National Park with narration by the Boss himself that puts the lyrics and intention behind the music into perspective. (HBO Max)