Oscar-Winning 'Fences' Comes Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Oscar-Winning 'Fences' Comes Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Feb 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

Allied (romantic drama-thriller; Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris; available now on cable MOD as well as 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD; rated R)

Rules Don’t Apply (drama; Warren Beatty, Annette Bening; rated PG-13)

Doctor Strange (superhero fantasy-adventure; Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Eljofor, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong; available now on cable MOD as well as Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG-13)

Chronic (drama; Tim Roth, Sarah Sutherland; rated R)

Shut In (drama-thriller; Naomi Watts, Oliver Platt; rated PG-13)

The Assignment (crime thriller; Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Tony Shaloub; pretheatrical release premieres on cable MOD on 3/3; rated R)

The Institute (thriller; James Franco, Pamela Anderson, Topher Grace, Eric Roberts, Lori Singer; premieres 3/3 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Catfight (comedy-drama; Anne Heche, Sandra Oh, Alicia Silverston; premieres 3/3 on cable MOD and in theaters; not rated)

 

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

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Collateral Beauty (drama; Will Smith, Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Michael Pena; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Fences (Oscar-winning period drama; Denzel Washington, Viola Davis; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Vudu

Sing (animated; voices: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson; available 3/3 to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG)

Plus: Collateral Beauty, Fences

 

iTunes

Drifter (horror; Drew Harwood, Aria Emory; unrated)

Plus: Collateral Beauty, Fences, Sing

 

Amazon

Collateral Beauty, Fences, Sing

 

Google Play

Collateral Beauty, Fences, Sing

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

Night Will Fall, Brazilian Western, Be Here Now, Blazing Saddles, Chicago, Deep Run, Friday After Next, Impossible Dreamers, Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III, Kung Fu Panda, Let There Be Light, Memento, Midnight in Paris, Nacho Libre, Nazi Concentration Camps, San Pietro, Sustainable, Slums of Beverly Hills, The Craft, This Is Spinal Tap, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, The Negro Soldier, Thunderbolt, Safe Haven

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