New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch '42' and 'Evil Dead' at Home Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch '42' and 'Evil Dead' at Home Before Disc

Jul 02, 2013

Check out what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, and, of course, Netflix.

Cable On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods

Byzantium (Neil Jordan-directed vampire fantasy; Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton; available On Demand and in theaters; rated R)

Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams (music documentary; Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart; not rated)

Between Us (drama; Julia Stiles, Taye Diggs; available now before disc; rated R)

Drift (action; Sam Worthington, Xavier Samuel; available now before theaters; rated R)

I Give It a Year (comedy; Rose Byrne, Anna Faris; available 7/3 before theaters; rated R)

Just Like a Woman (drama; Sienna Miller, Golshifteh Farahani; available 7/5 On Demand and in theaters; rated R)

 

Streaming/Digital Download: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $15-$20 (HD may cost more than SD)
 

iTunes

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for Byzantium, I Give It a Year and Just Like a Woman. Plus:

42 (sports drama; Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman; available now to own—not yet rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Evil Dead (horror remake; Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas, Shiloh Fernandez; available now to own—not yet rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Bullet to the Head (action; Sylvester Stallone, Sung Kang, Christian Slater; available now to own—not yet rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Trance (Danny Boyle-directed thriller; James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson; available now to own—not yet rent—three weeks before disc; rated R)

6 Souls (horror; Julianne Moore, Jonathan Rhys Meyers; rated R)

 

Amazon

Offers Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams the same as On Demand. Plus:

42, Evil Dead, Bullet to the Head, Trance and 6 Souls

 

Vudu

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for Byzantium and Between Us. Plus:

42, Evil Dead, Bullet to the Head, Trance and 6 Souls

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month
 

New This Week:

Cleopatra (historical drama; Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison; rated G, believe it or not)

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (comedy; Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Julia Roberts; rated R)

The House I Live In (documentary on the War on Drugs by Eugene Jarecki; not rated)

Playing for Keeps (romantic comedy; Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman; available 7/3; rated PG-13)

The Expendables 2 (action; Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Liam Hemsworth; available 7/5; rated R)

 

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