New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Watch 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' at Home Now Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Watch 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' at Home Now Before Disc

Sep 23, 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

Neighbors (raunchy comedy; Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Rose Byne; rated R)

The Signal (sci-fi; Laurence Fishburne, Brenton Thwaites; rated PG-13)

White Bird in a Blizzard (Gregg Araki-directed drama; Shailene Woodley, Eva Green; pretheatrical release premieres 9/25; rated R)

Good People (thriller; James Franco, Kate Hudson; premieres 9/26 on 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 White Bird in a Blizzard. Plus:

X-Men: Days of Future Past (Bryan Singer-directed superhero sequel; Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Obvious Child (comedy; Jenny Slate, Gaby Hoffmann, Jake Lacy; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated R)

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (animated family film; voices of Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for White Bird in a Blizzard. Plus:

X-Men: Days of Future Past, Obvious Child, Mr. Peabody & Sherman

 

Vudu

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

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2D and 3D), Obvious Child, Mr. Peabody & Sherman

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

The Double (9/25), Bad Grandpa (9/27), Revolution: Season Two, How I Met Your Mother: Season Nine (9/26), Parks and Recreation: Season Six (9/26)

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