Top 10 new releases and recommendations

TGIF! From summer blockbusters to nostalgic classics, kick back with your favorite TV-time snacks and check out our latest new releases and recommendations for the week.

Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • World War Z – World War Z starring Brad Pitt is the fast-paced, pulse-pounding epic of the potential last days of the human race. (Movie, 2013) – Also available on Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Hammer of the Gods – A bloody action epic set in an ancient world of ruthless violence. A dying Viking king sends his son on a quest to seek out his older brother-the clan’s only hope for defeating an approaching enemy horde. (Movie, 2013) – Also available on Vudu.
  • Three Worlds – An official selection into the Cannes Film Festival, it follows an engaged young car salesman with a bright future who commits a hit and run, but must face his own guilt when he begins an affair with a witness who has befriended the victim’s wife. (Movie, 2012)
  • The Bling Ring – Based on true events, Oscar winning filmmaker Sofia Coppola’s THE BLING RING follows a group of fame obsessed L.A. teens who rob the homes of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities. Stars Emma Watson and Leslie Mann. (Movie, 2013) – Also available on Vudu.

Hulu Plus New Release:

  • MasterChef: Winner Chosen – The judges on the popular cooking competition show reveal America’s next “MasterChef.” (TV Show, 2013) – Also available on Amazon Instant Video.

Crackle New Releases:

  • Dick – After taking a wrong turn on a White House tour, teens Betsy Jobs (Kirsten Dunst) and Arlene Lorenzo (Michelle Williams) stumble across a room packed full of President Nixon’s secrets. In an effort to find out exactly what the girls know, Nixon himself appoints them as official White House dog walkers. (Movie, 1999) – Also available on Amazon Instant Video, Vudu and Redbox Instant.
  • A Few Good Men – A classic with heavy hitters Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore and Kevin Bacon is about two Marines that stand accused of murdering a member of their platoon during an unsanctioned disciplinary action. Hoping to obtain a quiet plea bargain, the Navy appoints young Lt. Kaffee to defend the accused Marines. (Movie, 1992) – Also available on Amazon Instant Video, Vudu and Redbox Instant.
  • Men In Black – A sci-fi adventure comedy about two top secret agents (Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones) with the everyday mission of policing alien activities on planet Earth. (Movie, 1997) – Also available on Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, Vudu and Redbox Instant.

HBO GO New Releases:

  • Argo – Winner of three 2012 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, this gripping film directed by and starring Ben Affleck looks at the 1979 Iran hostage crisis from the perspective of six U.S. embassy workers who hid from Ayatollah Khomeini’s regime. (Movie, 2012) – Also available on Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • In Time – Time is the ultimate currency in a future in which humans stop aging at 25, but die in a year unless they get more time. Given more than a century, Will sets out to destroy the system with help from a tycoon’s daughter in this thriller starring Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake. (Movie, 2011) – Also available on Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.

Happy streaming!

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  • TT

    Thanks for the new releases update! Very convenient and helpful summary.