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Amazing Value with The Amazing Spider-Man 2™ SuperTicket

Jchang | April 10, 2014 in New Releases,Sales | Comments (0)

ASM-SuperticketHere’s a great deal for Spider-Man fans:

Starting today, you can pre-order tickets to see “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ at all participating Regal theaters. And if you select the Super Ticket option, you can get digital HDX copies of both the first and second Amazing Spider-Man movies for only $20 more!

You’ll get “The Amazing Spider-Man” instantly in your VUDU account and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ the day it’s released on VUDU–which will be before DVD release.

Visit http://www.fandango.com/SpiderMan2SuperTicket to learn more and pre-order your tickets!


Countdown to Catching Fire

Jchang | March 3, 2014 in New Releases,Pre-order,Sales | Comments (0)

Midnight this Friday March 7th the countdown concludes. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be live on VUDU.

The first Hunger Games film was a critical and commercial success. A hard film to match. Yet Catching Fire surpasses it on nearly all levels with higher stakes, better special effects, more character development, an expanded cast and even less shaky-cam.

Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen

Other highlights of the film, directed by Francis Lawrence, include stunningly-designed set pieces, a few unexpected plot twists, and predictably excellent acting by Jennifer Lawrence, whose film-ending scene showcases her ability convey emotion subtly and powerfully. Catching Fire also includes one of the final performances by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, who plays new head gamesmaker Plutarch Heavensbee.

The relationship between Peeta and Katniss smolders. Will it catch?

Bigger set pieces and action scenes

The first Hunger Games film grossed $691 million domestically and internationally. Catching Fire hit $863 million. The next film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, will be split into two parts, with the first hitting theaters this November. In the meantime, enjoy the imminent release of one the biggest blockbusters of 2013!

Your guide to The Hunger Games on VUDU:

Pre-order Catching Fire with two bonus featurettes, the music video for the song Atlas, and a sneak peak at the next big hit: Divergent

Relive the first movie, The Hunger Games, with bonus features and two VUDU-exclusive featurettes.

Save with the 2-movie set, which includes both Hunger Games movies and all the bonus features!


Family Fun: Best Served Frozen

Jchang | February 25, 2014 in New Releases | Comments (2)

February 25, 2014 is one cool day. That’s because not only is Disney’s Frozen now available to own on VUDU, but because today is also when Disney’s Frozen Sweepstakes—with an 8-day, 7-night trip to Norway as grand prize—officially begins!

Frozen has been praised as Disney’s best animated film since The Lion King, and a return to their golden age of animation. Inspired by ‘The Snow Queen’, a story by Hans Christian Andersen (of Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling and Thumbelina fairy tale fame), Frozen similarly revolves around a theme of love conquers—or heals—all, but also updates the storytelling and characters to fit today’s audiences.

For example, the film has no typical cackling villain. The main antagonist, Elsa, is misunderstood, not malevolent.


Elsa, the Snow Queen. Not your average princess.

You’ll also find no oppressed princesses here. Just shunned ones, as Frozen dives deep into sibling relationships and personalities that are familiar to many viewers.


Not one, but TWO princesses for kids to love

Of course, Disney couldn’t do away with the kooky sidekick. And that’s a good thing. Olaf the Snowman is one of the most adorably dim-witted characters to come out since Dory in Finding Nemo.

Olafa snowman who loves warm weather

Frozen is visually-spectacular and worth pausing just to see the amazing detail, designs and architecture of the ice structures.

Watch in HDX to see every sparkling shard

And of course, Frozen is a musical and has been especially noted for memorable songs such as ‘Let it Go’ and ‘In Summer’.


Get Frozen and listen to these songs again and again and again

Ultimately, Frozen is a triumph for Disney. One of the best animated films to come out in years and a welcome return to wholesome family entertainment with more sophisticated and modernized characters than expected. A worthy film to watch and own.

And if you can’t get enough of Frozen, Disney is launching a sweepstakes with an 8-day, 7-night trip to Norway grand prize. Just follow the links below to own the movie and enter the sweepstakes!

Watch Frozen, then get a chance to live it

Own Frozen today on VUDU!
In 2D with Bonus Features
In 3D
2D/3D Bundle with Bonus Features

Enter Disney’s Frozen Sweepstakes here >>


New & Notable: Wadjda

disgro | February 11, 2014 in New Releases | Comments (0)

Wadjda - Now available on VUDU

Wadjda - Now available on VUDU


Rarely does a film come out that deserves so much praise and attention, but today we’re lucky to have one. Wadjda has broken barriers in both story and production, and we’re proud to offer such an amazing film to own on VUDU.

Wadjda is the story of a young girl with big dreams and a tenacious character. All she wants is a bike. But here’s the catch: Wadjda is 10 years old and the only daughter in a traditional family in Saudi Arabia. The religious and social structures of an Islamic nation permeate the movie and we are constantly reminded (though not heavy-handedly). “Where is your headscarf?” a teacher reprimands. Wadjda’s father is almost non-existent, and focused on finding another wife with hopes of having a son. According to Wadjda’s mother, a bicycle will take the virginity of a girl.

Yet for all the frustration, hope and coming-of-age moments that are put in front us, the real story may be behind the scenes.

Wadjda is the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia—a place where cinemas are banned and effectively a death-knell to any investment in film. The director, Haifaa Al-Mansour, is a woman. Since in Saudi Arabia a woman is severely limited in her interactions with men, Haifaa often had to direct from inside a van and watch the actors only through a screen. She is also the first female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia.

Wadjda took Haifaa a grueling five years to make, but ultimately it paid off and Wadjda premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2012. It has gone on to be nominated for over 16 major awards and holds a rare 99% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and a full 5/5 ★★★★★ star VUDU community rating.

Watch it today on VUDU.


New releases for the week of nov 12th: Red 2, Cold Turkey, Paradise, More Than Honey, Prince Avalanche, and much more!

disgro | November 12, 2013 in New Releases | Comments (0)

Check out this week’s new releases!

2 Guns
In RED 2, the high-octane action-comedy sequel to the worldwide sleeper hit, retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. To succeed, they’ll need to survive an army of relentless assassins, ruthless terrorists and power-crazed government officials, all eager to their hands on the next-generation weapon.
Now available to own!

Cold Turkey
All hell breaks loose when estranged daughter Nina returns home for Thanksgiving dinner with her eccentric family in this black comedy featuring Cheryl Hines, Peter Bogdanovich, and Alicia Witt.
Now available to rent or own!

Paradise
The comedy follows a sheltered young woman (Julianne Hough) who loses her faith after a plane crash and decides to go to Las Vegas to experience the wild side of life. On her journey, she meets unlikely companions (Russell Brand and Octavia Spencer) who inadvertently help her find her true self.
Now available to rent or own!

More Than Honey
Director Markus Imhoof tackles the vexing issues of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction. With the tenacity of a man out to solve a world-class mystery, he investigates this global phenomenon, from California to Switzerland, China, and Australia. Exquisite macro-photography of the bees in flight and in their hives reveals a fascinating, complex world in crisis. This is a strange and strangely moving film that raises questions of species survival in cosmic as well as apiary terms.
Now available to rent or own!

Also premiering this week:

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