New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Guardians of the Galaxy' at Home Weeks Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Guardians of the Galaxy' at Home Weeks Before Disc

Nov 18, 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

22 Jump Street (comedy sequel; Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube; rated R)

If I Stay (drama; Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos; rated PG-13)

Into the Storm (natural-disaster thriller; Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies; rated PG-13)

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (stylized action sequel; Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Eva Green, Rosario Dawson; rated R)

20,000 Days on Earth (music documentary; Nick Cave, Kylie Minogue; not rated)

The Wind Rises (animated; voices: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt; 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 except for The Wind Rises. Plus:

Guardians of the Galaxy (Marvel superhero blockbuster; Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Giver (YA action-adventure; Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG-13)

As Above, So Below (found-footage horror; Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Batman (three seasons of the classic '60s TV series to coincide with the release of Batman: The Complete TV Series plus collectibles on Blu-ray; Adam West, Burt Ward, Burgess Meredith, Julie Newmar; available now to download to own only; not rated)

 

Amazon

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

Guardians of the Galaxy; The Giver; As Above, So Below; Batman: Seasons One, Two and Three

 

Vudu

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

Guardians of the Galaxy; The Giver; As Above, So Below; Batman: Seasons One, Two and Three

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Dream House, Sabotage, Ida

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