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
Heaven Is for Real (drama; Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly; rated… Continue reading New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Be Part of the Faction That Watches 'Divergent' at Home Now
Naomi Watts is ready to become the mother of Four.
The Oscar-nominated actress is joining the cast of “Insurgent”… Continue reading Naomi Watts Joins 'Divergent' Sequels 'Insurgent' and 'Allegiant'
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Divergent – $ 56.0 million ($ 56.0 million total)
2. Muppets Most Wanted – $ 16.5 million ($ 16.5 million total)
3. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $ 11.7 million ($ 81.0 million total)
4. 300: Rise of an Empire – $ 8.6 million ($ 93.7 million total)
5. God’s Not Dead – $ 8.5 million ($ 8.5 million total)
6. Need for Speed -
The Movie News:
Get your first look at Dwayne Johnson as he’s poised to punch earthquakes in the face in San Andreas.
The next Wolverine movie will come after X-Men: Apocalypse, and will be directed by James Mangold.
The Jurassic World cast got a little bigger this week with news of the original character who would be returning.
The Incredibles 2 is happening. Pirates of the Caribbean 5
Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.
The first film in a potential young-adult book-to-film franchise is always a challenge. Not only do you have to convey a compelling narrative, but you also must establish an entire world around it, and in Divergent’s case, that’s quite the undertaking. The concept of a society being divided up… Continue reading 'Divergent' Fan Review: How Does the Movie Compare to Veronica Roth's Book?