How to Watch 'Life of Pi,' 'Red Dawn,' 'Hitchcock' and 'Holy Motors' Before They Hit DVD

How to Watch 'Life of Pi,' 'Red Dawn,' 'Hitchcock' and 'Holy Motors' Before They Hit DVD

Feb 19, 2013

Check out what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, and, of course, Netflix.

Cable On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pre-theatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods

Anna Karenina (Oscar-nominated period drama; Keira Knightley, Jude Law; rated R)

Argo (Best Picture Oscar-nominated drama; directed by and starring Ben Affleck; rated R)

Fun Size (comedy; Victoria Justice, Thomas Mann; rated PG-13)

Sinister (horror; Ethan Hawke; rated R)

Red Flag (romantic comedy; Alex Karpovsky; pre-theatrical release)

 

 

Streaming/Digital Download: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $15-$20 (HD may cost more than SD)
 

iTunes

Same as cable On Demand to rent and/or own. Plus:

Life of Pi (existential drama; directed by Ang Lee; rated PG; download to own only; three weeks before disc)

Red Dawn (remake; Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson; rated PG-13; download to own only; two weeks before disc)

Hitchcock (drama; Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren; rated PG-13; download to own only; three weeks before disc)

Holy Motors (arty fever dream; directed by Leos Carax; rated R; download to own only; one week before disc)

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome (prequel movie to Syfy TV series; Luke Pasqualino; same day as disc)

 

Amazon

Same as cable On Demand to rent and/or own. Plus:

Life of Pi, Red Dawn and Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome

 

Vudu

Same as cable On Demand to rent and/or own. Plus:

Life of Pi, Red Dawn, Hitchcock and Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome

 

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month
 

New This Week: Let Go (police drama; David Deman, Gillian Jacobs, Edward Asner)

Retiring Titles: The Nature of Existence; The Quantum Activist; Fat Head; Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel; Eerie, Indiana; The Pyramid Code; Fetishes; The Freebie; Until the Light Takes Us; 16 to Life; Stranger Than Fiction; P.U.N.K.S.; Three Days to Vegas and The Simian Line

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