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    May 1, 2020

    All The New Movies Out On Demand This Weekend

    A little something for everyone.

    Welcome back, movie lovers! As you know, movies are being released digitally on demand instead of in movie theaters right now. Their loss is our gain because you can watch these new releases from the comfort of your own couch!

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    In the US, "on demand" usually means that a title will be available to rent via your cable TV provider and most (but not necessarily all) of the following services: Amazon, Apple, Comcast, Vudu, Google, YouTube, Fandango, DirecTV, Charter, Dish, Cox, Altice, Sony, Frontier, and Verizon. Each movie's availability varies by studio, but you can usually find them in the aforementioned services.

    Let's see what's coming out this week!

    The Rhythm Section

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    Synopsis: Blake Lively plays a woman whose family dies in a plane crash. When she finds out that their deaths were not an accident, she orchestrates a plot for revenge that consumes every fiber of her being. As a bonus, you get to watch Blake Lively in a lot of different wigs!

    Starring: Blake Lively, Richard Brake, Elly Curtis, David Duggan, Matilda Ziegler

    Watch the trailer here.

    Guns Akimbo

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    Synopsis: In this truly unbelievable-looking movie, Daniel Radcliffe must save his girlfriend with guns akimbo (actual, full-size guns bolted to his hands).

    Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Rhys Darby, Mark Rowley, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Ned Dennehy

    Watch the trailer here.

    The Assistant

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    Synopsis: This movie follows an assistant (Julia Garner) to a powerful entertainment industry executive (Matthew Macfadyen) and the toll her job takes on her life. (If you ask me, I'll watch any movie starring Tom from Succession and Ruth Langmore from Ozark.)

    Starring: Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen

    Watch the trailer here.

    15 Years

    Breaking Glass Pictures

    Synopsis: Yoav is a successful architect who's been happily living with his partner of 15 years. When his friend becomes a mother and he starts longing to be a father himself, his life begins to unravel.

    Starring: Oded Leopold, Udi Persi, Ruti Asarsai

    Watch the trailer here.

    Dreamkatcher

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    Synopsis: A young boy suffering from nightmares steals a dream catcher from a mysterious neighbor. From there, terror ensues.

    Starring: Joseph Bishara, Radha Mitchell, Lin Shaye, Henry Thomas, Jules Willcox, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong

    Watch the trailer here.

    Lego DC: Shazam! Magic and Monsters

    Warner Bros. Animation

    Synopsis: Shazam receives an offer to join the Justice League and isn't sure that he wants to. When the Monster Society gets back into action, Shazam may be the only one who can save them.

    Starring: Greg Ellis, Sean Astin, Dee Bradley Baker

    Watch the trailer here.

    Want more movie options? Last week, Bad Boys for Life, The Turning, and Like a Boss came out on demand.

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    Click here to see all the movies that came out on demand last week, and click here for all the movies that have recently come out digitally because of the coronavirus.