It’s almost the weekend, and that means another Gizmodo movie night. This week it’s all about music. To put you on edge or sooth your soul, here are the movies with the best soundtracks streaming online right now.
We’ve re-jigged our existing Netflix Movie Night series, and brought in Australia’s other popular subscription video on demand services — Presto and Stan — to give you a broader selection of movies and TV shows to enjoy. On all three services, you can watch from your tablet or smartphone, on your PC or laptop, through your Smart TV, or through a media streaming dongle like the Google Chromecast, although specifics can vary.
Not what you’re after? Check out some other Gizmodo Movie Night suggestions:
Presto: Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, this is a critically-acclaimed, ground-breaking coming-of-age story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child from age 5 to 18
Presto: Woody the cowboy is the top toy in this animation story until spaceman Buzz Lightyear shows up. Rivals at first, they become fugitives who need each other to survive.
Presto: Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg’s global social network heralded a revolution in communications. but led to personal and legal complications.
Presto: Groomed as the new Don, Michael leads the family to a new era of prosperity, launching a campaign of murderous revenge consolidating his family’s power and completing his own moral downfall.
Presto: After a strange sexual encounter, a young woman finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her.
Stan: A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe as brilliant mathematician John Nash, on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a conspiracy. Now only his devoted wife can help him in this powerful story of courage and triumph.
Stan: Sylvester Stallone became an instant superstar with his portrayal of the underdog boxer who gets a million-to-one shot at boxing’s World Heavyweight crown…and comes out a winner.
Stan: An ancient Ring thought lost for centuries has been found, and through a twist in fate has been given to a Hobbit named Frodo. When Gandalf discovers the Ring is in fact the One Ring, Frodo must make a quest to Mount Doom in order to destroy it!
Stan: In the great nation of Emperor Penguins, deep in Antarctica, you’re nobody unless you can sing – which is unfortunate for Mumble, who is the worst singer in the world. He is born dancing to his own tune…tap dancing.
Stan: In a dynamic new portrayal of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles most famous characters, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ sends Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson on their latest challenge.
Netflix: This acclaimed biopic follows country singer Johnny Cash from his hardscrabble days on an Arkansas farm to his time inside Memphis’s Sun Studios.
Netflix: After a lifetime of dreaming about traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with a little boy in tow.
Netflix: After coming within one question of winning a fortune on a game show, an uneducated young “slumdog” is accused of cheating and arrested.
Netflix: A 12-year-old orphan takes up residence behind the walls of a Parisian train station, where he meets a girl who holds the key to his destiny.
Netflix: Forrest Gump, a friendly, simpleminded man finds himself in the middle of nearly every major event of the 1960s and 70’s.
Disclosure: Stan is a 50/50 joint venture between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media. Allure Media, the company which publishes Gizmodo Australia, is also owned by Fairfax.