How to Watch 'Maniac' and 'Admission' Before Disc; Plus: 'The Avengers' Arrives on Netflix Watch Instantly

How to Watch 'Maniac' and 'Admission' Before Disc; Plus: 'The Avengers' Arrives on Netflix Watch Instantly

Jun 18, 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

Jack the Giant Slayer (fantasy-adventure; Nicholas Hoult, Ewan McGregor; also available in 3D; rated PG-13)

21 & Over (comedy; Miles Teller, Justin Chan; rated R)

The Last Exorcism Part II (horror; Ashley Bell, Julia Garner; unrated)

Quartet (comedy; Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay; rated PG-13)

Stoker (thriller; Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode; rated R)

Maniac (horror remake; Elijah Wood, America Olivo; available now the same day as theatrical; not rated)

The Girl (drama; Abbie Cornish, Will Patton; available now weeks before DVD; rated PG-13)

Breakup at a Wedding (comedy; Philip Quinaz, Alison Fyhrie; available now the same day as theatrical; rated PG-13)

 

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

iTunes

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

Admission (comedy; Tina Fey, Paul Rudd; available now to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Hatchet III (horror; Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder, Zach Galligan; available now to rent only the same time as it's in theaters; unrated)

 

 

Amazon

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

Admission, Hatchet III

 

Vudu

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for Maniac and The Girl. Plus:

Admission, Hatchet III

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month
 

New This Week:

The Bay (found-footage horror; Nansi Aluka, Christopher Denham, Stephen Kunken, Kristen Connolly; rated R)

Katy Perry: Part of Me (music documentary; Katy Perry, Glen Ballard; available 6/20; rated PG)

Family Weekend (comedy; Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine; available 6/22; rated R)

The Avengers (superhero action-adventure; Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson; available 6/22; rated PG-13)

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