'The Jungle Book' Comes Home, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

'The Jungle Book' Comes Home, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Aug 23, 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

The Nice Guys (mystery-comedy; Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling; rated R)

The Huntsman: Winter’s War (action-adventure; Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt; extended edition; not rated)

Ratchet & Clank (animated: voices: Paul Giamatti, John Goodman; rated PG)

The Man Who Knew Infinity (drama; Jeremy Irons, Dev Patel; rated PG-13)

Dark Horse (documentary; Jan Vokes; rated PG)

Maggie’s Plan (comedy, Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke; rated R)

The Intervention (comedy-drama; Clea DuVall, Melanie Lynsky; premieres 8/26 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Blood Father (crime thriller; Mel Gibson, William H. Macy; premieres 8/26 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

The Sea of Trees (drama-thriller; Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts; premieres 8/26 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

In Order of Disappearance (action-comedy; Stellan Skarsgard, Bruno Ganz; premieres 8/26 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

 

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. Plus:

Now You See Me 2 (action-suspense sequel; Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG-13)

The Jungle Book (fantasy-adventure; Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Christopher Walken, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o; available now to download to own only; rated PG)

Clown (horror; Andy Powers, Laura Allen, Peter Stomare; not rated)

Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season One (horror-comedy; Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Ray Santiago; available now to coincide with Blu-ray and DVD release; not rated)

Looking: The Movie (comedy; Jonathon Groff, Russell Tovey, Tyne Daly; available now to download to own only; not rated)

 

iTunes

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Blood Father and In Order of Disappearance. Plus:

Now You See Me 2, The Jungle Book, Clown, Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season One, Looking: The Movie

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Intervention, Blood Father and In Order of Disappearance. Plus:

Now You See Me 2, The Jungle Book, Clown, Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season One, Looking: The Movie

 

Google Play

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Intervention, Blood father, The Sea of Trees and In Order of Disappearance. Plus:

Now You See Me 2, The Jungle Book, Clown, Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season One, Looking: The Movie

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

Septembers of Shiraz, The Road, Blue Is the Warmest Color, Once Upon a Time: Season Five, Rams, Narcos: Season One (to coincide with its release on Blu-ray and DVD)

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