Oscar Nominees 'Hidden Figures' and 'Lion' Come Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Oscar Nominees 'Hidden Figures' and 'Lion' Come Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Mar 28, 2017

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix.


Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical

A Monster Calls – (fantasy-drama; Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson; rated PG-13)

Why Him? (comedy; James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch; rated R)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (action-fantasy; Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston; available on cable MOD to coincide with release on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG-13)

Patriots Day (action-drama; Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, John Goodman; rated R)

Silence (Martin Scorsese-directed drama; Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver; rated R)

The Blackcoat’s Daughter (horror-thriller; Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka; premieres 3/28 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Arianna (LGBTQ drama; Ondina Quadri, Massimo Popolizio; not rated) 

20th Century Women (drama-comedy; Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig; rated R)

Junction 48 (action-biography-crime; Tamer Nafar, Samar Qupty; not rated)

Despite the Falling Snow (drama-romance; Rebecca Ferguson, Charles Dance; premieres 3/31 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

 

Digital HD: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $13-$20 (HD may cost more than SD)
 

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Hidden Figures (biographical drama; Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Jim Parsons, Kirsten Dunst, Kevin Costner; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG)

Monster Trucks (action-comedy; Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper, Rob Lowe; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG)

Lion (drama; Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Vudu

Hidden Figures, Monster Trucks, Lion

 

iTunes

Hidden Figures, Monster Trucks, Lion

 

Amazon

Hidden Figures, Monster Trucks, Lion

 

Google Play

Hidden Figures, Monster Trucks, Lion

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Better Call Saul: Season Two, Archer: Season Seven, A Weekend with the Family, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Across the Universe, An American Tail, An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster, Boy Bye, Born to Be Free, Cool Runnings, Gremlins, Only for One Night, Scooby-Doo, Schindler's List, Something's Gotta Give, Thunderstruck, Trouble with the Curve, Tropic Thunder, The Tenth Man

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