New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Watch 'The Theory of Everything,' 'St. Vincent' and 'Horrible Bosses 2' at Home Now

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Watch 'The Theory of Everything,' 'St. Vincent' and 'Horrible Bosses 2' at Home Now

Feb 10, 2015

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

Addicted (Unedited) (drama; Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe, Cameron Mills; not rated)

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (comedy; Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner; rated PG)

Nightcrawler (cutting-edge thriller about hard-core news videographers; Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton; rated R)

Accidental Love (comedy; Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel; pretheatrical release; rated PG-13)

Kill the Messenger (drama/crime about reporter Gary Webb; Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia; rated R)

Rosewater (drama; Gael García Bernal, Shohreh Aghdashloo; rated R)

Tracks (adventure-drama about one woman's trek across Australia with her four camels and dog; Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver; rated PG-13)

 

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. Plus:

Horrible Bosses 2 (Extended Cut): (comedy; Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Kevin Spacey, Christoph Waltz; available now to download to own only; rated R)

St. Vincent (comedy; Bill Murray, Naomi Watts, Melissa McCarthy; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG-13)

The Theory of Everything (Oscar-nominated biopic about astrophysicist Stephen Hawking; Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG-13)

Beyond the Lights (drama; Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Rewrite (comedy; Hugh Grant, Marisa Tomei, J.K. Simmons; available to download to own now and to rent on 2/13; unrated)

Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie (animated; voices: Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Tom McGrath; available 2/13 to download to own—not rent—five weeks before disc; rated PG)

 

Amazon

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

Horrible Bosses 2, St. Vincent, The Theory of Everything, Beyond the Lights, The Rewrite, Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie

 

Vudu

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

Horrible Bosses 2, St. Vincent, The Theory of Everything, Beyond the Lights, Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Blood Ties, Catch Hell, Dwight Howard: In the Moment, Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2/11), Scary Movie 5 (2/12), The Two Faces of January (2/12), Young Ones (2/12),

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