New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch the Extended Edition of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch the Extended Edition of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Before Disc

Oct 29, 2013

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 Heat (comedy; Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy; rated R)

Last Days on Mars (science fiction; Liev Schreiber, Romola Garai; premieres 10/31 before theatrical release; rated R)

Angels Sing (drama; Harry Connick Jr., Connie Britton; premieres 11/1 on the same day as theatrical release; rated PG)

As I Lay Dying (drama; James Franco, Danny McBride, Tim Blake Nelson; premieres 11/1; rated R)

CBGB (comedy; Alan Rickman, Ashley Greene; premieres 11/1 on the same day as theatrical release; 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 Last Day on Mars and Angel Sings. Plus:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition (fantasy adventure; Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG-13)

Parkland (drama; James Badge Dale, Zac Efron, Jackie Earle Haley, Colin Hanks, Marcia Gay Harden; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Last Day on Mars, Angels Sing and As I Lay Dying. Plus:

Parkland

 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Last Day on Mars. Plus:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition, Parkland

 

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