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
Bears (documentary/family; narrated by John C. Reilly; rated G)
Fury: Wardaddy is ready for battle. Brad Pitt’s character in the upcoming Fury is described as “a battle-hardened army sergeant” and he certainly looks the part in a new photo released from the movie, which is due out on November 14. It’s set during World War II as Pitt and his tank crew go on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines. [Total… Continue reading Movie News: Brad Pitt in New 'Fury' Pic; 'Neighbors' and 'Pacific Rim' Sequel Talk
This weekend’s box office winners and losers defied expectations in extreme ways; with its estimated $ 51.1 million debut, the R-rated comedy “Neighbors” knocked “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” off its perch and earned $ 10 to $ 15 million more than anyone predicted, while the animated musical “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” barely managed an eighth-place debut with an estimated $… Continue reading Box Office: 'Neighbors' and the Importance of Theater Count
Seth Rogen and Zac Efron have bested the web-slinger at the box office.
Rogen and Efron’s family-versus-fraternity comedy “Neighbors” was the top draw for moviegoers this weekend, unseating last week’s champ, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”
According to studio estimates Sunday, the R-rated “Neighbors” debuted with $ 51 million in ticket sales, pushing Spidey to second place with $ 37… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Neighbors' Defeats 'Spider-Man'
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Neighbors – $ 51.1 million ($ 51.1 million total)
2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $ 37.2 million ($ 147.9 million total)
3. The Other Woman – $ 9.2 million ($ 61.7 million total)
4. Heaven is for Real – $ 7.0 million ($ 75.2 million total)
5. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $