'The Boss' and 'Keanu' Bring Laughs Home, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

'The Boss' and 'Keanu' Bring Laughs Home, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Jul 19, 2016

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 exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (superhero action; Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Gal Gadot; rated PG-13)

Chasing Niagara (documentary about paddling over Niagara Falls; Tyler Bradt, Mark LeBlanc; not rated)

Miles Ahead (biopic about Miles Davis; Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor; rated R)

Rio, I Love You (romantic comedy; Harvey Keitel, Emily Mortimer; rated R)

The Perfect Match (romantic comedy; Terrence Jenkins, Cassie Ventura; rated R)

Bridgend (drama-thriller; Hannah Murray, Josh O’Connor; not rated)

Louder Than Bombs (drama; Gabriel Byrne, Jesse Eisenberg; rated R)

Equals (sci-fi/fomance; Kristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult; premieres 7/22 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

The Childhood of a Leader (drama about the childhood of a post-WWI leader; Berenice Bejo, Robert Pattinson; premieres 7/22 on cable MOD and in theaters; not rated)

 

Digital HD: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $13-$20 (HD may cost more than SD)
 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Bridgend. Plus:

Keanu (action-comedy; Jordan Peele, Keegan Michael Key, Method Man; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

The Boss (comedy; Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Kathy Bates; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; unrated)

The Lobster (comedy-drama-romance; Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

 

iTunes

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Childhood of a Leader. Plus:

Keanu, The Boss, The Lobster

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Bridgend and The Childhood of a Leader. Plus:

Keanu, The Boss, The Lobster

 

Google Play

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Bridgend and The Childhood of a Leader. Plus:

Keanu, The Boss, The Lobster

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

Internet Famous, Liv and Maddie: Season Three, BoJack Horseman: Season Three, Degrassi: Next Class: Season Two

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