New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Thor: The Dark World' at Home Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Thor: The Dark World' at Home Before Disc

Feb 04, 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

About Time (romance; Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams; rated R)

Dallas Buyers Club (drama; Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner; rated R)

Escape Plan (action; Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger; rated R)

Free Birds (animated; voices: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson; also available in 3D; rated PG)

The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgian romantic drama; Johan Heldenbergh, Veerle Baetens; not rated)

Diana (biographical drama about Princess Diana's final romance; Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews; rated PG-13)

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (a coming-of-age inner-city drama; Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks; rated R)

The Art of the Steal (comedy; Kurt Russell, Jay Baruchel, Matt Dillon, Terence Stamp; pretheatrical release premieres on 2/7; rated R)

 

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 Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete and The Art of the Steal.. Plus:

Thor: The Dark World (Marvel superhero sequel; Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Kat Dannings; 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 for The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete and The Art of the Steal. Plus:

Thor: The Dark World

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete. Plus:

Thor: The Dark World (also available in 3D)

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month

Recent additions: The Bates Motel: Season One, Failure to Launch, Flashdance, Harold and Maude, Mash, Adore, The Fabulous Ice Age, 30 for 30: The Price of Gold, Queer As Folk: The Complete Series

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