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    May 8, 2020

    Here Are All Of The Movies Out On Demand This Weekend

    So many new movies to watch this weekend!

    Welcome back, movie lovers! As you know, movie theaters are closed across the globe and movies are being released digitally — so you can watch them in the comfort of your own home.

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    In the US, "on demand" usually means 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, Redbox, and Verizon. Each movie's availability varies by studio, but you can usually find them in the aforementioned services.

    Let's see what's new this week!

    Greed

    Sony Pictures

    Synopsis: For over 30 years, Sir Richard McCreadie (Steve Coogan) has been a powerhouse in the retail fashion industry. When his name is tarnished during a government investigation, he decides to throw a lavish 60th birthday party in Mykonos to help revive his career.

    Starring: Steve Coogan, David Mitchell, Asa Butterfield, Dinita Gohil, Sophie Cookson, Jonny Sweet, Asim Chaudhry, Shirley Henderson, Isla Fisher

    Watch the trailer here.

    How To Build A Girl

    IFC Films

    Synopsis: Based on the book of the same name by Caitlin Moran, Beanie Feldstein plays Johana, a bored 16-year-old girl with a creative imagination. After submitting an essay to an indie rock magazine that gets accepted, she creates a new persona for herself as a music writer named Dolly Wilde.

    Starring: Beanie Feldstein, Alfie Allen, Paddy Considine, Emma Thompson, Chris O’Dowd

    Watch the trailer here.

    Arkansas

    Lionsgate

    Synopsis: Kyle (Liam Hemsworth) and Swin (Clark Duke) work for a drug kingpin named Frog (Vince Vaughn). Posing as park rangers during the day and selling drugs at night, one mishap falsely causes Frog to believe they're a threat to his drug empire. Based on the book of the same name by John Brandon.

    Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Clark Duke, Michael Kenneth Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Eden Brolin, Chandler Duke, John Malkovich, Vince Vaughn

    Watch the trailer here.

    Valley Girl

    Orion Classics

    Synopsis: When Julie (Jessica Rothe) falls for punk rocker Randy (Joshua Whitehouse), she must reevaluate her life in the Valley. This musical adaptation of the 1983 movie has a totally '80s soundtrack, too.

    Starring: Jessica Rothe, Josh Whitehouse, Jessie Ennis, Ashleigh Murray, Chloe Bennet, Logan Paul, Mae Whitman, Mario Revolori, Rob Huebel, Judy Greer, Alicia Silverstone and Camila Morrone

    Watch the trailer here.

    Walkaway Joe

    Quiver Distribution

    Synopsis: The story of an unlikely friendship between a boy searching for his father in pool halls throughout the country and a wandering loner.

    Starring: David Strathairn, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Julian Feder

    Watch the trailer here.

    Hope Gap

    Origin Pictures

    Synopsis: Grace's (Annette Bening) world is rocked when her husband of 29 years (Bill Nighy) decides to leave her.

    Starring: Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, Josh O’Connor

    Watch the trailer here.

    Bluebird

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    Synopsis: A documentary all about the iconic Bluebird Cafe in Nashville — you know, the venue that launched a bajillion successful music careers.

    Featuring: Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves, Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Connie Britton

    Watch the trailer here.

    Working Man

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    Synopsis: When the last factory in a small Rust Belt town closes, one older worker at a factory continues going to his job every day and impacts everyone around him.

    Starring: Peter Gerety, ​Billy Brown​, Talia Shire

    Watch the trailer here.

    Accommodations

    Alliance Entertainment

    Synopsis: A Manhattan woman who is married with children decides to stop accommodating people in her life and goes on a creative journey to bring meaning back into her life.

    Starring: Kat Foster, Patrick Heusinger, Deborah Rush, Mark Linn-Baker, Larisa Oleynik

    Watch the trailer here.

    Spaceship Earth

    Courtesy NEON

    Synopsis: The true story of a group of eight people who voluntarily self-quarantined themselves in a self-engineered replica of Earth’s ecosystem called Biosphere 2 back in 1991.

    Watch the trailer here.

    Rewind

    John Solem

    Synopsis: Rewind is a documentary that tells a family's story of generations of abuse through the lens of personal home movies belonging to director Sasha Joseph Neulinger.

    Watch the trailer here.

    Want more movie options? Click here to see all the movies that came out on demand last week and here for movies that have been released on demand since we've been at home.

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