'Alien: Covenant' Arrives at Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

'Alien: Covenant' Arrives at Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Aug 01, 2017

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix.


Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical

Going in Style (comedy; Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin; rated PG-13)

The Circle (drama-thriller; Emma Watson, Tom Hanks; rated PG-13)

The Lovers (romantic comedy; Debra Winger, Tracy Letts; rated R)

One Week and a Day (drama-comedy; Shai Avivi, Evgenia Dodina; not rated)

Phoenix Forgotten (horror/sci-fi; Florence Hartigan, Josh Bishop, Ashley Foster; rated PG-13)

The Ottoman Lieutenant (war drama; Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar; rated R)

Colossal (sci-fi comedy; Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis; rated R)

Sleight (sci-fi drama; Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel; rated R)

 

Digital HD: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $13-$20 (HD may cost more than SD). Check with your favorite Digital HD provider to see if the same movies listed above on cable MOD are also available)
 

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Alien: Covenant (sci-fi/action/horror sequel to Prometheus directed by Ridley Scott; Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Katherine Waterston; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before Blu-ray and DVD; rated R; below is the prologue called "The Crossing")

 

How to Be a Latin Lover (comedy; Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Raphael Alejandro, Kristen Bell, Rob Lowe, Raquel Welch; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (family comedy; Jason Drucker, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG)

Everything, Everything (romantic drama; Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Ana de la Reguera, Anika Noni Rose; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Vudu

Alien: Covenant, How to Be a Latin Lover, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and Everything, Everything

 

iTunes

Fun Mom Dinner (comedy; Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett, Molly Shannon; available August 4 to download to own only; rated R)

Plus: Alien: Covenant, How to Be a Latin Lover, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and Everything, Everything

 

Amazon

Alien: Covenant, How to Be a Latin Lover, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and Everything, Everything

 

Google Play

Alien: Covenant, How to Be a Latin Lover, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and Everything, Everything

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

A Cinderella Story, Bad Santa, Cloud Atlas, Everyone’s Hero, Funny Games, Innerspace, Jackie Brown, Lord of War, Nola Circus, Opening Night, Practical Magic, Sleepy Hollow, Small Soldiers, The Addams Family, The Astronaut’s Wife, The Bomb, The Last Mimzy, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, The Number 23, The Truth About Alcohol, The Wedding Party, Tie the Knot, Who Gets the Dog?, Wild Wild West, Jab We Met, The Founder, Sing, The Invisible Guardian, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, Holes

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