New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Oblivion' and 'The Place Beyond the Pines' Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Oblivion' and 'The Place Beyond the Pines' Before Disc

Jul 23, 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 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

Trance (director Danny Boyle's modern film noir; James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson; rated R)

Ginger & Rosa (drama; Elle Fanning, Alice Englert; rated PG-13)

Starbuck (comedy; Patrick Huard, Julie LeBreton; rated R)

Drinking Buddies (comedy; Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick; premieres 7/25 on On Demand before theaters; rated R)

Hell Baby (comedy; Leslie Bibb, Rob Corddry; premieres 7/25 on On Demand before theaters; rated R)

Scenic Route (thriller; Josh Duhamel, Dan Fogler; premieres 7/26 on On Demand before theaters; rated R)

Stranded (sci-fi; Christian Slater, Brendan Fehr; premieres 7/26 on On Demand, the same day as in theaters; not rated)

 

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 Drinking Buddies, Scenic Route (preorder only) and Stranded. Plus:

Oblivion (sci-fi; Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Place Beyond the Pines (drama; Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Mud (action and adventure; Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Michael Shannon, Tye Sheridan, Sam Shepard; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Amazon

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for Drinking Buddies and Stranded. Plus:

Oblivion, The Place Beyond the Pines, Mud

 

Vudu

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for Drinking Buddies. Plus:

Oblivion, The Place Beyond the Pines, Mud

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month
 

New This Week:

Shut Up and Play the Hits (documentary; LCD Sound System; not rated)

Hell on Wheels Season Two (AMC TV series; Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Dominique McElligott, Eddie Spears, Ben Esler; rated TV-14)

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