'The Divergent Series: Allegiant,' Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

'The Divergent Series: Allegiant,' Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Jun 21, 2016

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 exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods

The Brothers Grimsby (comedy; Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong; includes hilarious outtakes; rated R)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (romantic comedy sequel; Nia Vardalos, John Corbet; rated PG-13)

Knight of Cups (drama; Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman; rated R)

Midnight Special (sci-fi/thriller; Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Michael Shannon; rated PG-13)

The Duel (action-Western; Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth; premieres 6/24 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

The Phenom (drama; Ethan Hawke, Paul Giamatti; premieres 6/24 on cable MOD and in theaters; not rated)

Septembers of Shiraz (drama-thriller; Salma Hayek, Adrien Brody; premieres 6/24 on cable MOD, weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

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

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Duel and Septembers of Shiraz. Plus:

The Divergent Series: Allegiant (conclusion of tepid YA sci-fi trilogy; Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, Miles Teller; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Miracles from Heaven (drama; Jennifer Garner, Martin Henderson, Queen Latifah; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG)

Demolition (comedy-drama; Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated R)

Everybody Wants Some!! (comedy; Blake Jenner, Juston Street, Ryan Guzman; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated R)

 

iTunes

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

The Divergent Series: Allegiant, Miracles from Heaven, Demolition, Everybody Wants Some!!

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Duel and Septembers of Shiraz. Plus:

The Divergent Series: Allegiant, Miracles from Heaven, Demolition, Everybody Wants Some!!

 

Google Play

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Duel, The Phenom and Septembers of Shiraz. Plus:

The Divergent Series: Allegiant, Miracles from Heaven, Demolition, Everybody Wants Some!!

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

I Am Thor, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Spotlight

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