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Digital Multiplex: The Best Man Holiday, The Counselor, and More

by | January 28, 2014 | Comments

This week in streaming video, there’s a follow-up to a popular romantic comedy, Ridley Scott’s latest film, a combo documentary/thriller, a film that will be available digitally on the same day it hits theaters, and more. Read on for the full list:

The Best Man Holiday

The Best Man Holiday reunites the stars from 1999’s The Best Man (Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, and more) for a yuletide get-together during which once-supressed passions are reignited and long-simmering grievances bubble over.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu

Metallica Through the Never

Through the Never blends footage for the venerable headbangers in concert with a fictional narrative starring Dane DeHaan as a young roadie who encounters a variety of strange situations and people while on a mission for the band.

Available now on: iTunes, Vudu

The Counselor

Michael Fassbender stars as a financially strapped lawyer who invests in a risky drug deal; when the transaction is inevitably botched, our hero plunges into a demimonde of sketchy characters and increasingly desperate straits. Penelope Cruz, Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, and Cameron Diaz also star.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Last Vegas

Michael Douglas plays a longtime bachelor who’s finally tying the knot, so he meets up with a group of longtime buddies (Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline) in Sin City to celebrate; revelry and reflection ensue.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

12 O’Clock Boys

This vivid, colorful documentary about a group of teenage dirt bikers in Baltiimore is hitting streaming services the same day it debuts in theaters.

Available on: iTunes (on January 31)


Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Jesse L. Martin, and Idina Menzel star in Chris Columbus’ adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s musical about bohemian life in New York’s Lower East Side in the early 1990s.

Available now on: Netflix