New VOD and Digital Releases, Plus: Get Romantic at Home with Scott Eastwood and 'The Longest Ride'

New VOD and Digital Releases, Plus: Get Romantic at Home with Scott Eastwood and 'The Longest Ride'

Aug 04, 2015

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

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (YA sci-fi adventure; Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, Theo James, Naomi Watts, Viola Davis; rated PG-13)

Home (animated family; voices: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez; rated PG)

Far from the Madding Crowd (romantic drama; Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen; rated PG-13)

Dark Places (thriller; Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Chloë Grace Moretz; premieres 8/7 on cable MOD and disc; rated R)

A la mala (romantic comedy; Aislinn Derbez, Mauricio Ochmann; rated PG-13)

Child 44 (historic thriller; Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace; rated R)

Do You Believe? (drama; Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin; rated PG-13)

The Falling (period thriller; Maisie Williams, Florence Pugh; premieres 8/7 on cable MOD and in theaters; not rated)

The Runner (action-drama; Nicolas Cage, Connie Nielsen; premieres 8/7 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

 

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. Plus:

The Longest Ride (romantic drama adapted from Nicholas Sparks novel; Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Jack Huston; rated PG-13)

The People Under the Stairs (Wes Craven-directed urban horror; Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, Ving Rhames; available now to own or rent to coincide with release of new Blu-ray; rated R)

About Elly (thriller; Golshifteh Farahani, Taraneh Alidousti, Shahab Hosseini; not rated)

 

iTunes

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

The Longest Ride, The People Under the Stairs, About Elly

 

Amazon

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

The Longest Ride, The People Under the Stairs

 

Google Play

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Do You Believe?, The Falling and The Runner. Plus:

The Longest Ride, The People Under the Stairs

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

New This Week:

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein, Asylum, Beneath the Helmet, Bride and Prejudice, Casting By, Dear Frankie, Dogs on the Inside, Electric Slide, Enemy at the Gates, Flex Is Kings, November Rule, Outcast, Pants on Fire, Sorority Row, The Hurt Locker, The Living, Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns, War, Wing Commander, Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead, (8/8): Two Days, One Night

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