Digital Multiplex: West of Memphis and Transformers: Dark of the Moon

The newest and best movies available for streaming and download.

by | July 31, 2013 | Comments

This week lacks real “oomph” in the new release department, aside from a highly acclaimed documentary. The older releases on tap range from a big budget blockbuster to a 1980s cult classic to a Coen brothers comedy, among others. Read on to find out what’s available to watch right now.

West of Memphis

This documentary chronicles the campaign to free three young men wrongly convicted of murder.

Available now on: iTunes

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

This time out, the Autobots and Decepticons are both gunning for the remains of Sentinel Prime, which were discovered on the moon and contain important secrets; as usual, the Autobots’ buddy Sam (Shia LaBeouf) finds himself in the line of fire.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Rango (voiced by Johnny Depp) is a pet chameleon who finds himself in a town without pity, populated by various desert animals who act like supporting players in an old Western movie.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham) directs this coming-of-age comedy about a teenage girl whose dreams of a perfect social life meet head on with reality.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


An atypically dark fantasy from Disney, Dragonslayer follows the quest of a wizard’s apprentice whe embarks upon a journey to — you guessed it — slay a dragon.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

This gripping portrayal of life in Communist Romania features gut-wrenching performances from Anamaria Marinca and Laura Vasiliu.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Intolerable Cruelty

Lighter than most Coen Brothers films, Intolerable Cruelty has the sharp dialogue and great-looking leads of an old-time screwball comedy.

Available now on: Netflix