New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'The Maze Runner' and 'The Skeleton Twins' at Home Now

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'The Maze Runner' and 'The Skeleton Twins' at Home Now

Dec 02, 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

And So It Goes (comedy; Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton; rated PG-13)

As Above, So Below (found-footage horror; Ben Feldman, Perdita Weeks; rated R)

The Hundred-Foot Journey (drama; Helen Mirren, Om Puri; rated PG)

Cantinflas (drama; Óscar Jaenada, Michael Imperioli; rated PG)

I Origins (sci-fi; Michael Pitt, Brit Marling; rated R)

Jingle All the Way 2 (comedy; Larry the Cable Guy, Kennedi Clements; rated PG)

Starry Eyes (horror; Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller; not rated)

By the Gun (thriller; Ben Barnes, Leighton Meester; premieres 12/5 on MOD and in theaters, rated R)

Dying of the Light (thriller; Nicolas Cage, Anton Yelchin; premieres 12/5 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Murder of a Cat (comedy; Greg Kinnear, Nikki Reed; premieres 12/5 on MOD and in theaters; not rated)

 

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 By the Gun and Dying of the Light. Plus:

The Maze Runner (YA action-adventure; Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Skeleton Twins (dark comedy; Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Magic in the Moonlight (Woody Allen-directed comedy; Eileen Atkins, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Tusk (Kevin Smith-directed comedy; Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Kite (action-adventure; Samuel L. Jackson, Callan Mcauliffe, India Eisley; rated R)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Jingle All the Way 2, By the Gun, Dying of the Light and Murder of a Cat. Plus:

The Maze Runner, The Skeleton Twins, Magic in the Moonglight, Tusk, Kite

 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Cantinflas, Dying of the Light and Murder of a Cat. Plus:

The Maze Runner, The Skeleton Twins, Magic in the Moonglight, Tusk, Kite

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

A Knight's Tale, Almost Famous, American Beauty, Bewitched, Jewtopia, Knights of Badassdom, Madison, Out of the Clear Blue Sky, Out of Time, The Out-of-Towners, Troop Beverly Hills, Oculus, Son of God, Bill Burr: I’m Sorry You Feel That Way, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Ava & Lala, Sharknado 2: The Second One

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