New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Godzilla' and 'The Fault in Our Stars' at Home Now

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Godzilla' and 'The Fault in Our Stars' at Home Now

Aug 26, 2014

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu 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

Blended (comedy; Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore; rated PG-13)

Draft Day (football drama; Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner; rated PG-13)

The Two Faces of January (thriller, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortenson, Oscar Isaac; pretheatrical release premieres 8/28 rated PG-13)

Life of Crime (comedy; Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes; premieres 8/29 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

 

Streaming/Digital Download: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $13-$20 (HD may cost more than SD)
 

iTunes

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Two Faces of January and Life of Crime. Plus:

Godzilla (2014) (monster-scarce monster movie; Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, Juliette Binoche; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Fault in Our Stars (weepy YA romantic drama; Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort; extended and theatrical versions available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Brick Mansions (action; Paul Walker, David Belle, RZA; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Rover (dystopian thriller; Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Two Faces of January and Life of Crime. Plus:

Godzilla, The Fault in Our Stars, Brick Mansions, The Rover

 

Vudu

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

Godzilla, The Fault in Our Stars, Brick Mansions, The Rover

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Barbershop 2: Back in Business, The Motel Life, Once Upon a Time: Season Three (8/29), Revenge: Season Four (8/29)

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