Chris Hemsworth in 'The Huntsman: Winter's War,' Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Chris Hemsworth in 'The Huntsman: Winter's War,' Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Aug 02, 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

Mother’s Day (Garry Marshall-directed comedy; Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Timothy Olyphant, Julia Roberts; rated PG-13)

Keanu (action-comedy; Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele; rated R)

The Brooklyn Banker (crime-action; Troy Garity, Paul Sorvino; available on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

The Bronze (comedy; Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole; rated R)

The Lobster (comedy-drama; Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz; rated R)

Meet the Blacks (comedy; Mike Epps, Mike Tyson; rated R)

Batman: The Killing Joke (animated; voices: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill; rated R)

Last Days in the Desert (faith-based drama; Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan; rated PG-13)

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (documentary; Richard Linklater; premieres 8/5 on cable MOD and in theaters; not rated)

Five Nights in Maine (drama; Dianne West, David Oyelowo; 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 The Brooklyn Banker. Plus:

The Huntsman: Winter's War (action-fantasy sequel; Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before Blu-ray and DVD; extended version is unrated)

The Angry Birds Movie (animated; voices: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG)

The Bodyguard (action-adventure; Jacqueline Chan, Li Qinqin, Andy Lau, not rated)

Sun Choke (horror-suspense; Sarah Hagan, Sara Malakui Lane; not rated)

 

iTunes

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Brooklyn Banker and Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny. Plus:

The Huntsman: Winter's War, The Angry Birds Movie, The Bodyguard, Sun Choke

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Brooklyn Banker, Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny and Five Nights in Maine. Plus:

The Huntsman: Winter's War, The Angry Birds Movie, The Bodyguard, Sun Choke

 

Google Play

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Brooklyn Banker, Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny and Five Nights in Maine. Plus:

The Huntsman: Winter's War, The Angry Birds Movie, The Bodyguard, Sun Choke

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

The American Side, An Inconvenient Truth, Beethoven's Christmas Adventure, Big Daddy, Black Widow, Critical Condition, Deadfall, The Family Man, The Fast and the Furious, The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Final Destination 3, From the Terrace, Holding the Man, In the Shadow of the Moon, Memoria, The Naked Prey, Pay It Forward, The Real Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Sleepy Hollow, Sliding Doors, Star Trek: Nemesis, Teacher's Pet, The Verdict, The Wedding Planner, What Woman Want, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2, The Confirmation

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