New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch Sam Clafin in 'The Riot Club' at Home While It's Still in Theaters

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch Sam Clafin in 'The Riot Club' at Home While It's Still in Theaters

Mar 24, 2015

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 Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (fantasy-adventure; Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Evangeline Lilly, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee; also available in 3D; rated PG-13)

Into the Woods (musical; Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick; rated PG)

Unbroken – (Angelina Jolie-directed historical drama; Jack O'Connell, Domhnall Gleeson; rated PG-13)

The Riot Club (thriller; Sam Claflin, Natalie Dormer, Max Irons; premieres 3/27 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Welcome to New York (drama; Gérard Depardieu, Jacqueline Bisset; premieres 3/27; premieres 3/27 on cable MOD and in theaters; 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 Riot Club and Welcome to New York. Plus:

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar (IMAX nature documentary; narrated by Morgan Freeman; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated G)

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (thriller; Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi; unrated)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Riot Club and Welcome to New York. Plus:

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Riot Club and Welcome to New York. Plus:

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar (plus three featurettes), A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Mad Men: Season Seven, The November Man, Frankie & Alice

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