New This Week: Blockers, Beirut, Furious, and more

Plus, new rentals and Movies still in theaters

 

Rock Out Now That Blockers Is Out

Parents, kids, and prom night shenanigans - Watch Blockers, now on Vudu!

Blockers. Maybe you’ve been the victim of one. Or maybe worse, you are one. In either case, it’s more enjoyable to watch John Cena, Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, and Kathryn Newton try their best to block their kids on prom night.

 

Watch and laugh as John Cena lets his guard down – among other things (did you see the trailer?) – and becomes the over-sensitive, helicopter parent we always knew he was. WWVDD (What would Vin Diesel do)? He’d watch this movie.

 

The Politics of Streaming

 

They say it’s not polite to talk about politics. We say, they never said anything about watching them. So check out these new releases that just happen to have an element of political thriller to them.

 

Watch the cat and mouse drama of Beirut, now available on Vudu!

 

You’d have to be a madman to be a diplomat in Beirut in the early 80s. But John Hamm, is (reluctantly) up to the challenge of negotiating the release of a CIA spy. Beirut is filled with espionage, geopolitics, and civil war – and cool sunglasses. No need for cat and mouse, Beirut will put you front and center of the action.

 

Furious is furiously entertaining, watch it now on Vudu!

 

THIS…IS…Russia? What do you get when you cross 300 and legendary Russian folk story mainstay Evpaty Kolovrat? Furious. And trust us, it is furious. Barbarian politics usually come in the form of ultimatums, and Evpaty and his army don’t take too kindly to demands after the destruction of their village. Revenge is sweet, and it’s available now.

 

Based on the best-selling book, watch The Yellow Birds on Vudu!

 

The Yellow Birds takes a dramatic look at the politics of war, unwavering loyalty to the chain of command, and the trials of returning to civilian life.  Based on the novel of the same name by Veteran Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds is available to watch now while it’s still in theaters.

 

Blackmail, double-crosses...just another day in politics - watch Affairs of State on Vudu

 

And you can’t have politics without some blackmail? Good thing Affairs of State happens to have a post office full of it. More New York Post than Washington Post, it’s got plenty of scandals, treachery, and drama – you know, all the everyday stuff of DC. It’s in theaters now, but you can watch at home, or anywhere, with Vudu.

 

Rent Pacific Rim Uprising and Unsane

Watch these Jaeger masters in action in Pacific Rim Uprising, now available for rent

 

Pacific Rim Uprising is rising up quickly as a Vudu favorite. And starting today, you can rent it in up to 4K + HDR. Check out this Jaeger-sized sequel that gives you more Kaiju and more Jaegers – not to mention more destruction – and get up to 30 days to start the movie and 48 hours to watch.

 

If Unsane is on your list and you know it, but don't really want to own it, rent Unsane on Vudu tonight

 

Know what’s insane about Unsane? It was shot on an iPhone 7. All of it. So we’re not sure who’s crazier, Claire Foy, who thinks she sees her stalker everywhere, or director Steven Soderbergh, for actually shooting a movie on a phone.  Rent it today and watch it on your phone. #meta

 

Soccer To Me

This movie is golden, grab the fam and watch Alex & Me tonight on Vudu

The World Cup is in full effect – and if your family has World Cup fever, Alex & Me will keep you from getting a red card. Starring Olympic gold medalist, World Cup winner, and international soccer star, Alex Morgan, Alex & Me is a surefire gooooooaaaaaaaal that the whole family will enjoy.

 

 

We’re no Blockers, we’ll hook you up – with $3 movie credit

For a good time, pre-order this movie (In up to 4K + HDR)

Don't get blocked, watch Blockers today! Available now on Vudu in up to 4K + HDR

Pre-order Blockers before next Tuesday and get $3 movie credit to spend after Blockers is released. This might be the only time you look forward to getting blocked. Full terms here.

 

In Blockers, John Cena, Leslie Mann, and Ike Barinholtz do their best “Steel Curtain” impression to keep their kids from the goal line when they find out they’re up to some prom night shenanigans. Yeah, those shenanigans.

 

Sure, Blockers ups the ante on the raunchiness with some real-life, “ripped from today’s headlines” antics, but if you look past that, there are some heartwarming moments as well. Dawww, the feels.

 

So, while adulting is hard – especially real adulting, Blockers shows us it’s also filled with hilarity and rewarding moments that make it all worth it. At least that’s what we hear.

 

 

Last Chance to Enter Our Sherlock Gnomes Coloring Contest

There’s Gnome Time Like The Present

 

The contest is afoot, so put on your thinking cap (and your coloring socks): now’s your chance to win! Pick your favorite coloring sheet from below, and once you’ve added your unique touch, take a pic (for posterity), and upload it here for your chance to win one of five prize packs stuffed with Sherlock Gnomes goodness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To help inspire your creative crayon-ery, here are some astounding gnome facts even Sherlock himself hasn’t deduced:

 

The first garden gnomes were made in 19th-century Germany and were called “Gnomen-Figuren,” meaning miniature figurines. We’re still “figuren” out what’s up with the hats.

 

Actually, to that point (see what we did there?), gnomes were said to wear conical hats and to be able to move through the earth itself as easily as we walk on top of it

 

While they originated in Germany, the gnomes spread quickly to France, and then to the United Kingdom when Sir Charles Isham brought 21 gnomes from Germany to his garden. The lone surviving original gnome is insured for £1M.

 

 

In the 1990s people began borrowing gnomes from neighbors’ lawns to take on their travels, sending photos of the globetrotting gnome-ads to the original owners. Even Amélie and Travelocity got in on the fun.

 

 

With today’s internet art explosion, gnomes of all shapes and sizes are available to help spruce up your outdoor space. Or terrorize it, in the case of the uncomfortably detailed zombie gnomes. Great for Halloween, or year-round if you want to be “that” neighbor.

 

Whether you’re #TeamRedGnome or #TeamBlueGnome, make sure to enter the contest to get your gnome swag on, and check out Sherlock Gnomes — available now in up to 4K + HDR.

 

 

Watch Pacific Rim Uprising and Sherlock Gnomes in 4K + HDR

Also, watch The Rake, Devil’s Gate, and more

 

Jaeger Masters

Now available on Vudu, Pacific Rim Uprising in up to 4K + HDR!

 

File this under “Sure, I’ll have another,” because Pacific Rim Uprising is a double shot of bigger Jaegers and bigger Kaiju. There’s more action, more battles, and of course, more destruction – and since it’s available in up to 4K + HDR, there’s more detail and color clarity for your eyeballs to be awestruck at.

 

Rolling with the Gnomies

Party like gnomebody's watching and watch Sherlock Gnomes in up to 4K + HDR on Vudu!

 

Your favorite Gnomes are back. And then they’re gone again – because they’ve gone missing. And it’s going to take the greatest ceramic mind of all to find them – Sherlock Gnomes. Get the adventure of a lifetime when you journey to the other side of the pond and discover that no matter where you are, gnome is where the heart is.

 

Also New This Week

Watch the devilishly good horror/suspense of Devil's Gate, now available on Vudu

 

The cops of Devil’s Gate think this farmer is just growing conspiracy theories, but what he’s got locked up in his basement goes way beyond crop circles.

 

Watch The Debt Collector or we'll break your legs, sorry we mean watch these debt collectors break some legs...

 

How’s this for a career change? A guy who is in debt stops bouncing checks and starts bouncing heads to pay it off. It’s not a heist movie, it’s a fight movie – and the fists and the bullets fly in The Debt Collector.

 

This ain't your garden variety horror movie, watch The Rake - now available on Vudu!

 

It’s supposed to be a myth, but this myth murdered their parents, and 20 years later it’s coming back for them. Truth or urban legend? Watch The Rake and decide for yourself.

 

Come on, Danica McKellar. Nuff said. Wedding Bells is available now on Vudu.

 

Too many choices? Can’t commit? We’ve got something for that too. Wedding Bells features a commitment-phobic duo end up paired-up as the best man and maid of honor at a mutual friend’s wedding. Why? Because Danica McKellar, that’s why.

 

Now Available for Rent

Revenge never gets old. Watch Death Wish with Bruce Willis, now on Vudu.

 

Bruce Willis has a Death Wish in this remake of the Charles Bronson classic. If you were waiting for it to be available for rent, you’re in luck. The guys who cross Bruce Willis? Not so much.

 

These two rebellious teens are racing down a dark path in Thoroughbreds, available now on Vudu

 

Teens are dark, but these teens, whoa. Thoroughbreds follows two childhood friends as they plot the murder of one of their stepfathers. It’s dark, smart, and definitely worth a rental.

 

Check out all these releases and more at vudu.com.

 

 

 

Watch Sherlock Gnomes – Available Now In Up To 4K + HDR

SO IF YOU DON’T GNOME, NOW YOU GNOME

 

Get Clued-In: Enter Our Coloring Contest; Win PrizesWatch Sherlock Gnomes today on Vudu! And be sure to enter our coloring contest!

 

No mystery here, Sherlock Gnomes, the hysterical follow up to the wildly popular Gnomeo and Juliet, is now available on Vudu.

 

And to top it off, we’re clinking-off the arrival of our charismatic, ceramic companions with a coloring contest for the chance to win one of five gnome-tastic prize packs.

 

Simply print one of the activity sheets below, color it, and then upload a picture of it here. Have fun! Mix and match colors, stay in the lines, ignore the lines – be creative! (Click to enlarge and right-click to save)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prize packs include two t-shirts (1 pink and 1 blue), two movie books, a hat, temporary tattoos, and one plush!

 

No purchase necessary to win. Limit one (1) entry per person. Winners will be chosen at random. Plush prizes will be awarded at random. Contest ends 11:59 p.m. PT on 6/12/18. Drawing will be held within a week of contest close and winners will be contacted by email. Winners have five (5) days to respond, after which they will forfeit their prize and another winner will be chosen at random. Enter the contest at: https://woobox.com/qpuw3p.