New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Bad Grandpa,' 'Machete Kills' and 'Carrie' Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Bad Grandpa,' 'Machete Kills' and 'Carrie' Before Disc

Jan 07, 2014

Check out 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

The Act of Killing (documentary about Indonesian death-squad leaders; not rated)

Closed Circuit (thriller,;Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall; rated R)

I'm So Excited! (comedy; Carlos Areces, Penélope Cruz; rated R)

Summer in February (biographical romance about Edwardian artists; Dominic Cooper, Dan Stevens, Emily Browning; pretheatrical release)

Cold Comes the Night (crime thriller; Alice Eve, Bryan Cranston; premieres 1/10 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Free Ride ('70s-set drama about a single mom caught in the drug trade; Anna Paquin, Drea De Matteo premieres 1/10 on MOD and in theaters)

 

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 Summer in February and Cold Comes the Night. Plus:

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (prank comedy; Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; unrated)

Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen's latest drama; Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K.; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Machete Kills (action-adventure; Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Amber Heard, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlie Sheen, Jessica Alba; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Carrie (horror remake; Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore; 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 Cold Comes the Night and Free Ride. Plus:

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Blue Jasmine, Machete Kills, Carrie

 

Vudu

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

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Blue Jasmine, Machete Kills, Carrie

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month

Recent additions:

The Last Stand (action; Arnold Schwarzenegger, Johnny Knoxville, Forest Whitaker, Rodrigo Santoro, Jaimie Alexander; rated R)

 

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