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Digital Multiplex: Cockneys vs Zombies, Olympus Has Fallen and More

The newest and best movies available for streaming and download.

by | August 6, 2013 | Comments

This week in streaming video, we have a fresh horror/comedy available both in theaters and online on the same day, an award winning Australian musical dramedy, a straight-to-dvd animated movie, and a few good flicks from the 1980s, plus more. Read on to find out what’s available to watch right now.

Cockneys vs Zombies

This still-in-theaters horror/comedy stars Harry Treadaway and Honor Blackman in the tale of a motley crew of working-class Brits working together to stave off a zombie attack.

Available now on: Amazon, Vudu

The Sapphires

Based on a true story, this musical dramedy about a Australian Aboriginal soul group stars Chris O’Dowd as a boozy talent scout.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

What Maisie Knew

Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan star in this modern-day adaptation of a Henry James novel about the effects of divorce on a seven-year-old girl.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Adventures in Zambezia

Jeff Goldblum, Abigail Breslin, Leonard Nimoy, Samuel L. Jackson, and Richard E. Grant lend their vocal talents to this straight-to-DVD animated adventure about an adventurous young falcon.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Olympus Has Fallen

Gerard Butler stars as a disgraced secret service agent who’s called into action when the president (Aaron Eckhart) is held hostage in the White House by a group of ruthless terrorists.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu

Do the Right Thing

A landmark of 1980s cinema, Do the Right Thing is a tale of passion and and anger that comes to a boil on a very hot summer’s day in New York City.

Available now on: Netflix

The Breakfast Club

John Hughes directs the Brat Pack in the definitive 1980s coming-of-age comedy, about a mismatched group of high school students who bond in detention.

Available now on: Netflix

Born on the Fourth of July

Oliver Stone’s searing biopic of Vietnam War vet-turned-antiwar activist Ron Kovic garnered an Oscar nomination for Tom Cruise.

Available now on: Netflix

Down the Delta

The great poet Maya Angelou directs an all star cast that includes Alfre Woodard, Esther Rolle, Loretta Devine, and Wesley Snipes in this drama about familial trials and tribulations in Mississippi.

Available now on: Netflix


Spike Lee’s Clockers is a neo-noir/crime procedural about a murder suspect (Mekhi Phifer) and the detective (Harvey Keitel) who thinks there’s more to the story than the kid is telling him.

Available now on: Netflix

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