New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' at Home Now

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' at Home Now

Aug 19, 2014

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

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (superhero sequel; Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan, Jamie Foxx; also available in 3D; rated PG-13)

The Quiet Ones (horror; Sam Claflin, Jared Harris; rated PG-13)

Fading Gigolo (comedy; John Turturro, Woody Allen; rated R)

Only Lovers Left Alive (stylish Jim Jarmusch-directed vampire drama; Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin; rated R)

The Zero Theorem (sci-fi; Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon; Tilda Swinton; Gwendoline Christie; pretheatrical release; rated R)

The Trip to Italy (comedy; Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon; premieres 8/21on MOD and in theaters; not rated)

Are You Here (comedy; Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler, Zach Galifianakis; premieres 8/22 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

To Be Takei (documentary on the Star Trek star turned Internet funnyman; George Takei; premieres 8/22 on MOD and in theaters; not rated)

 

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:

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Marvel superhero sequel; Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except Are You Here and To Be Takei. Plus:

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

 

Vudu

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

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (in 2D or 3D)

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Thanks for Sharing, From Dusk till Dawn: The Series -- Season One, DHOOM: 3 (8/20), BoJack Horseman: Season One (8/22)

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