New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: 'Nightcrawler' Sneaks Home Two Weeks Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: 'Nightcrawler' Sneaks Home Two Weeks Before Disc

Jan 27, 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

Fury (WWII-set action-drama; Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena; rated R)

Gone Girl (twisty thriller directed by David Fincher; Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Tyler Perry, Neil Patrick Harris; rated R)

The Judge (drama; Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton; rated R)

Low Down (drama; John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Glenn Close; rated R)

My Old Lady (drama; Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas; rated PG-13)

Amira & Sam (romance; Martin Starr, Paul Wesley, Dina Shihabi; premieres 1/30 on MOD and in select theaters; not rated)

Wild Card (action; Jason Statham, Michael Angarano; premieres 1/30 on MOD and in select 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 Wild Card. Plus:

Nightcrawler (thriller about a freelance news videographer; Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Force Majeure (drama; Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; not rated)

Addicted (erotic drama; Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe, Tasha Smith; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; unrated)

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (romance; Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Viola Davis, Bill Hader, William Hurt; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated R)

 

Amazon

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

Nightcrawler, Force Majeure, Addicted, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

 

Vudu

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

Nightcrawler, Force Majeure, Addicted, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

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