New VOD and Digital Releases, Plus: 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny' Premieres on Netflix

New VOD and Digital Releases, Plus: 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny' Premieres on Netflix

Feb 23, 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

Spotlight (Oscar-bait newsroom drama; Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams; rated R)

Secret in Their Eyes (drama-thriller; Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts; rated PG-13)

The Good Dinosaur (family/animated; voices: Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Maleah Nipay-Padilla; rated PG)

Room (drama-thriller; Brie Larson, Joan Allen; rated R)

Youth (drama; Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, Jane Fonda; rated R)

My All American (drama; Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock; rated PG)

 

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. Plus:

In the Heart of the Sea (Ron Howard-directed drama; Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Miller, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG-13)

Victor Frankenstein (horror-adventure; Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Andrew Scott; rated PG-13)

Brooklyn (drama; Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Julie Walters; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Big Short (Oscar-nominated comedy-drama; Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Marisa Tomei; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated R)

Day Out of Days (comedy-drama; Alexia Landeau, Christa B. Allen, Melanie Griffith, Eddie Izzard; not rated)

Game of Thrones: Season Five (HBO fantasy-drama; Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Lena Headey; also available on Blu-ray and DVD; not rated)

The Leftovers: The Complete Second Season (HBO fantasy-drama; Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Carrie Coon; also available on DVD and Blu-ray; not rated)

Fargo: Year Two (TV crime drama; Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart, Ted Danson; also available on DVD and Blu-ray; not rated)

 

iTunes

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

In the Heart of the Sea, Victor Frankenstein, Brooklyn, The Big Short, Day Out of Days, Game of Thrones: Season Five, The Leftovers: The Complete Second Season, Fargo: Year Two

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Secret in Their Eyes. Plus:

In the Heart of the Sea, Victor Frankenstein, Brooklyn, The Big Short, Day Out of Days, Game of Thrones: Season Five, The Leftovers: The Complete Second Season, Fargo: Year Two

 

Google Play

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

In the Heart of the Sea, Victor Frankenstein, Brooklyn, The Big Short, Day Out of Days, Game of Thrones: Season Five, The Leftovers: The Complete Second Season, Fargo: Year Two

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

New This Week:

3rd World Cops 2; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny; Fuller House: Season One; The Von; Finding Vivian Maier; Ashes and Embers

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