What the H-E-Double hockey sticks is Clean Version?

Vudu now has Clean Versions of your favorite Sony films!

 

You may have noticed something new on Vudu this week. We now offer a selection of Sony movies that have been adapted for a wider audience.

 

What does this mean? Simply stated, you can now watch the broadcast or airline versions of select films with some scenes of graphic violence, offensive language, sexual innuendo, and other adult content removed.

 

In more practical terms, it means no more rushing to cover a child’s eyes or ears (or even your own for that matter). And it means you can now hold your drinks and snacks (or each other), and simply enjoy the magic of family movie night without awkward surprises.

 

But if they took out the bad stuff, won’t it be…bad?

 

The Clean Versions are the same as those shown on network television or an airline. So don’t worry, you’re not really missing anything.

 

Plus, when you purchase the original theatrical version, you’ll find the Clean Version under Vudu Extras so you will have both versions of the movie at no additional cost.  So have your cake and eat it, too.

 

Where do I find these magically fantastic movies?

 

You’ll find your Clean Version under the Vudu Extras tab of the movie title, clearly marked with a Clean Version tag along the bottom of the cover. Playing the movie without the tag will play the theatrical release, not the Clean Version.

 

There are currently 24 Sony titles that have a Clean Version available. To find out which titles are available, simply head to our Clean Version collection room or look for the Clean Version tag on select title covers.

 

Why the funicular is my movie now a Clean Version?

 

If you happen to own a theatrical version of a Sony title that now has a Clean Version, lucky you! You now also have a Clean Version at no additional cost. (Let the fools have their tar-tar sauce….)

 

The cover art simply denotes that there’s now a Clean Version available to you, but rest assured we haven’t tried to clean up your act.

 

Clean Versions, but why?

 

Some people like action movies, some people like drama. Some people even – gasp – like documentaries. (JK, we love documentaries.) There’s no right or wrong to it, it’s just personal preference. Some people don’t like cursing. It’s cool, we’re not sold on quinoa. We’re just all about connecting people to the movies they love (man).

 

I must know more about Clean Version.

 

Check out the big brain on Brad. Well, head on over to Sony’s cleanversionmovies.com to get all the monster factual details.

 

 

We’re Excited to Offer You More Vudu, on Us.

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At Vudu, we’ve always been committed to giving you the best possible anywhere, anytime movie and TV experience. That’s why we’re so excited about our latest service offering because it provides just that, at an amazing price point.

 

Introducing Vudu Movies On Us – thousands of movies and TV shows available for free with limited commercials. That’s thousands of hours of entertainment that you can watch for free, on top of our vast selection of premium titles to buy or rent. Think about it. Free explosions. Free car chases. Free laughs. More of everything you love about Vudu, on us. And we’ll be adding more movies and TV shows all the time, because nothing beats free, except more free!

 

Now you can come to Vudu for those moments when a free movie will do. It’s more access to the best content, without cutting corners. After all, getting it for free doesn’t mean you should get less. Some of the great titles you’ll now be able to watch for free on Vudu include True Grit, A Walk to Remember, Abduction, and Escape from Planet Earth. Not to mention plenty of sports and music documentaries, anime and animation, and so much more.

 

All Movies On Us titles stream in up to 1080p, with Dolby Digital sound when available, and across your favorite devices – including Android and iOS devices; Internet-enabled TV and Blu-ray players; PlayStation; and streaming devices like Roku.

 

Come by and watch a movie, on us.

 

Scott Blanksteen

VP, Product Management

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Vudu Movies On Us is available now:

  1. Sign in/Sign up at Vudu on your desktop, mobile or living room device
  2. Click on the “New” tab on your desktop, or “Spotlight” tab on your living room or mobile device
  3. Then click on “Movies On Us” to access thousands of free movies with limited ads

Find more information about Movies On Us, here.

 

 

The Future of Home Entertainment, Here Today with VUDU UHD

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It’s 2016 and the annual Consumer Electronics Show is underway. But if you want to check out the latest technology, you don’t have to be in Vegas because VUDU UHD is here!

VUDU UHD is the first new video format we’re introducing in years (since our breakthrough, 1080p HDX). It features the latest in video and audio technologies, including some you may have heard of, like 4K Ultra HD resolution, and some new ones you will be hearing about soon, like High Dynamic Range (HDR) picture and Dolby Atmos audio. With VUDU UHD, we’re creating a premium home cinema experience that will define the future of home entertainment.

So what makes VUDU UHD so exciting? Let’s take a look:

4K

4K Ultra HD resolution video. With over 8 million pixels, it’s four times more detailed than 1080p HDX, which means you’ll be able to see even the subtlest bead of sweat or pick out the tiniest strand of hair.

dolby-vision

Dolby Vision HDR picture. It’s not just about more pixels. It’s better pixels. Movies with Dolby Vision are remastered to take advantage of new hardware and deliver astonishing color, contrast and brightness.

dolby-atmos

Immersive Dolby Atmos audio. One of the best reasons to go to the theater is to experience flowing, room-filling sound. Watch VUDU UHD movies with your Dolby Atmos-enabled sound system and bring that clarity, detail and power home.

 

Over two dozen movies are now available in VUDU UHD on the VUDU website, and with the right equipment and setup, you can rent or own to watch them today. If you’re not quite VUDU-UHD ready yet, though, no worries. You can still own them in UHD and watch in the highest quality your devices support.

 

Learn more about VUDU UHD, include supported devices and requirements, here.

 

 

Disney Movies Anywhere Now Works with VUDU

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The best place to discover, watch and collect movies and TV shows just became a little more magical.

Disney Movies Anywhere now works with VUDU.

We’re particularly excited about this team up because it gives movie lovers unprecedented anytime, anywhere access to their favorite Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies.

  • Unlock the digital copy from eligible Disney DVDs and Blu-rays you buy at Walmart
  • Watch these movies anytime, anywhere with VUDU, including Roku, Xbox, PlayStation, Smart TVs, Chromecast, Android or iOS mobile devices and more.
  • Discover exclusive videos, bonus features, and special offers on Disney Movies Anywhere.

To get started, just connect your Disney Movies Anywhere and VUDU accounts. It’s free, easy and takes less than a minute.

Plus, for a limited time, when you connect accounts, you get a FREE* copy of Wreck-It Ralph.

Learn more about VUDU and Disney Movies Anywhere here.

 
*Offer ends 1/30/2015. Registration with Disney Movies Anywhere and connection for the first time with any participating provider account required. Offer subject to expiration. Movie subject to change. Void where prohibited. Visit DisneyMoviesAnywhere.com for eligibility requirements, details and terms and conditions.

Stream your DVD and Blu-ray™ collection via the cloud with VUDU In-Home Disc to Digital

We know how much you love to stream movies, so VUDU is making it easier to stream the DVD and Blu-ray movie collections you’ve spent years building anytime, anywhere.

With VUDU In-Home Disc to Digital – offered as a public beta today – you can convert many of your favorite discs to a digital format stored in the cloud and watch your movies on any VUDU-enabled device like your iPhone®, computer, Roku®, Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3, connected TV and tablet.

Previously in private beta, VUDU’s In-Home Disc to Digital service uses VUDU software on your computer to convert a DVD or Blu-ray movie to a digital version accessible in the cloud. From today until August 31, 2013, convert your first disc for free, and get 50% off your final payment when you convert ten discs or more. See below for additional terms and conditions:
In-home Disc to Digital

*Offer ends August 31, 2013. For more terms and conditions, click here.

VUDU is able to offer this service with help from great technology partners: Gracenote uses video recognition technology to identify your disc and UltraViolet helps safeguard your movies with cloud storage.

Some additional perks from going disc to digital:

    Upgrade your DVD titles to HDX* and enjoy a better cinema experience.
    Help safeguard your movies by storing them in the cloud and make your collection more future-proof.
    With recent VUDU app updates on iOS® and Android™ tablets, you can now download movies you own to view offline and on-the-go.

Dig through that collection at home and convert your first DVD on us! Which movie will you convert first?