WATCH LIST: Kate McKinnon on “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” “Whitney” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp” in Theaters

Plus “Hit the Floor” on BET and lesbian “Harlots” on Hulu.

In Theaters


This new documentary on Whitney Houston, which comes a year after Showtime’s Whitney: Can I Be Me?, further illuminates the eventful life, extraordinary career, and tragic death of the iconic singer with a devastating new bombshell or two. (July 6, Roadside Attractions)

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Paul Rudd’s shrinking and growing superhero Ant-Man, aka Scott Lang, teams up with Evangeline Lily’s winged The Wasp, aka Hope Van Dyne, to help rescue the latter’s mother from the Quantum Realm. (July 6, Marvel)

DVD/Blu-Ray/Video on Demand


In this compelling drama from director Sebastian Lelio (A Fantastic Woman), Ronit (Rachel Weisz) returns to the Orthodox Jewish community she abandoned years ago and reconnects with Esti (Rachel McAdams), the girl she had been caught with as a teenager. The pair find their attraction is still there, despite Esti now being married to their childhood friend Dovid (Alessandro Nivola). (VOD, Bleecker Street)

Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami

Jones blazed through the 1980s as a musician, model, actress, and muse, thanks to her visionary style and fierce attitude. Directed by Sophie Fiennes, this documentary tracks the international star from her beginnings to recent eye-popping comeback concerts. (VOD, Kino Lorber)

Harry & Meghan: Your Royal Invitation

This 52-minute documentary charts the lead-up to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, with interviews from the happy couple and folks with inside scoop. (VOD, Entertain Me)


Harlots: Season 2

Hulu’s drama about 18th century London prostitutes and the feud between a pair of rival brothels and madams sees Amelia Scanwell (Jordan Stevens), daughter of religious zealot Florence (Dorothy Atkinson), continue her sexual awakening with one of the “harlots,” Violet (Rosalind Eleazer), while mom tries to push her into marrying a man. (July 11, Hulu )

Hit the Floor: Season Four

The new season of the sexy sports drama sees big changes for gay character Jude (Brent Antonello), the executive vice president of Los Angeles basketball team The Devils, and the introduction of a new possible romantic interest, Noah (Kristian Kordula). (July 10, BET)

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Freshly Brewed

The dozen 15-to-20 minute episodes of this latest season of Jerry Seinfeld’s self-explanatory series include casual and hysterical expeditions with queer faves Ellen DeGeneres and Kate McKinnon, plus Alec Baldwin, Hasan Minhaj, Dana Carvey, Neil Brennan, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan, Zach Galifinakis, John Mulaney, Dave Chappelle, and the late Jerry Lewis. (Netflix)

Lawrence is a New York-based travel and entertainment writer whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Time Out New York and The New York Post.