What's coming to Video on Demand in August.
Two of the biggest movies of summer 2018 come to Cable on Demand and Video on Demand in August: the superhero epic “Avengers: Infinity War,” which brings the Marvel Universe to the edge of apocalypse, and the sardonic “Deadpool 2” with Ryan Reynolds.
On a much smaller scale is Paul Schrader’s intimate and intense “First Reformed,” starring Ethan Hawke; the comic heist film “American Animals”; buddy comedy “Tag” with Ed Helms and Jon Hamm; and the indie Western drama “The Rider.” For cult-movie fans, there’s “Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich,” a revival of the killer-puppet direct-to-video franchise of the 1980s with Thomas Lennon and Michael Paré.
Video on Demand, what used to be known pay-per-view, is essentially a streaming rental service and has become one of the most popular home-viewing choices for new movies. It is available through most digital cable and satellite systems. Most titles are also available through web-based VOD services like iTunes, Amazon Video, Vudu, Fandango and Google Play.
New on streaming services in August 2018
- New on Netflix: Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment'; 'Like Father'; 'Ozark'
- New on Amazon: 'Jack Ryan,' 'Ordeal by Innocence,' '#MeToo: Now What?'
- New on HBO: 'Three Billboards,' 'Darkest Hour,' 'Random Acts of Flyness'
- New on Video on Demand: 'Avengers: Infinity War,' 'Deadpool 2,' 'Tag'
- New on Hulu in August 2018: 'Borg vs McEnroe,' 'The Beatles,' 'Mother!'
Here are the notable arrivals coming to VOD in August. Dates are subject to change without notice.
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