New On Demand: How to Watch 'The Hobbit' and 'Killing Them Softly' Before Disc

New On Demand: How to Watch 'The Hobbit' and 'Killing Them Softly' Before Disc

Mar 12, 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

Life of Pi  (Ang Lee's Oscar-winning adventure/drama; Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan; rated PG)

Rise of the Guardians (animated kids' flick; voices of Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin; also available in 3D; rated PG)

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (fantasy; Eric Linz, Igor Zaripov; also available in 3D; rated PG)

Hitchcock (dramatic biopic about the making of Psycho; Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson; rated PG-13)

Smashed (sobering drama; Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul; rated R)

Somebody Up There Likes Me (comedy; Nick Offerman, Jess Weixler; still in theaters)

This Must Be the Place (comedy/drama; Sean Penn, Frances McDormand; rated R)

 

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:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson's epic fantasy/adventure; Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving; available for purchase only—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG-13)

Killing Them Softly (drama/suspense; Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta; available for purchase only—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

 

Amazon

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

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Killing Them Softly

 

Vudu

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

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Killing Them Softly

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month
 

New This Week: Jodi Breakers, Nitro Circus: The Movie, Weeds: Season Eight, Brooklyn Rules, Today's Special, Death of a Ghost Hunter, Scouts Honor: Badge to the Bone, Pretty Ugly People, The Nature of Existence, My Girlfriend's Boyfriend, How Weed Won the West, Earthling, Herpes Boy, Listen to Your Heart, Passione, 16 to Life, The Trials of Darryl Hunt, She Monkeys, The Dish & the Spoon, LOL, And They're Off…, Amber Lake, The Pill, Good for Nothing, Yellow Rock, Runaway Slave, A Dangerous Place, A Smile Like Yours, The Limits of Control and Evening

Retiring Titles: Bansky's Coming for Dinner, UHF, Manhunter, Butchered, Zombie Town, Triple Dog, 9th Company, Bad Influence, Generation RX, The Road to Bali, The Bat, Grayson Arms, Gulliver's Travels (1939), The Southerner, Sahara, Paris and Daddy's Dying… Who's Got the Will?

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