New VOD and Digital Releases, Plus: How to Watch Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass' at Home Now

New VOD and Digital Releases, Plus: How to Watch Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass' at Home Now

Jan 12, 2016

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

Hotel Transylvania 2 (animated sequel; voices: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg; rated PG)

Sinister 2 (horror sequel; James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon; rated R)

The Martian – (Golden Globe winning sci-fi adventure directed by Ridley Scott that is neither a musical nor a comedy; Matt Damon, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Chastain, Sebastian Stan, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Michael Peña; rated PG-13)

Sweaty Betty (documentary-drama; Seth Dubois, Floyd Rich; not rated)

Irrational Man (comedy-drama; Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey; rated R)

The Benefactor (drama-thriller; Dakota Fanning, Theo James, Richard Gere; premieres 1/15 on cable MOD and in theaters; not rated)

Moonwalkers (action-comedy; Ron Perlman, Rupert Grint, Robert Sheehan; premieres 1/15 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Lamb (drama; Ross Partridge, Oona Laurence, Jess Weixler; pretheatrical release; not rated)

A Perfect Day (comedy; Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins; premieres 1/15 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

 

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 Last Witch Hunter (sci-fi/fantasy; Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie, Michael Caine; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG-13)

Goosebumps (family horror-comedy; Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG)

Black Mass (biographical drama about mobster James "Whitey" Bulger; Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sienna Miller; available now to download to own only; rated R)

 

iTunes

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

The Last Witch Hunter, Goosebumps, Black Mass

 

Amazon

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

The Last Witch Hunter, Goosebumps, Black Mass

 

Google Play

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

The Last Witch Hunter, Goosebumps, Black Mass

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

New This Week: The Ladykillers, Parks and Recreation: Season Seven, The Last Five Years, Moonwalkers, The Overnight, Hyde Park on Hudson

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