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Digital Multiplex: Elysium, Despicable Me 2, and More

The newest and best movies available for streaming and download.

by | November 26, 2013 | Comments

This week in streaming video, we’ve got a sci-fi action film with a message, a sequel to a popular animated film, an auteur’s biopic of a famous martial artist, and an action sequel, as well as a couple of worthy TV shows to watch. Read on to see what’s available to watch right now.

Elysium

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Matt Damon stars In this dystopian sci-fi action flick about a factory worker who learns he’ll die within days without medical help. So he makes a risky journey from Earth to Elysium, a space station where the wealthy live in luxury and perfect health — and don’t take well to outsiders.

Available on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Despicable Me 2

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Erstwhile bad guy Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) is recruited by the Anti-Villain League agent Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig) to stop a criminal mastermind. Gru takes a shine to Lucy, and the minions make plenty of mischief.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

The Grandmaster

Wong Kar Wai’s period biopic about a legendary martial arts master stars Tony Leung and Ziyi Zhang.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Red 2

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Bruce Willis reprises his role as former CIA agent Frank Moses, who’s enjoying civilian life with Sarah (Mary-Louise Parker) when he’s alerted to yet another plot to have him offed; in order to clear his name, he’ll have to track down a nuclear weapon and avoid being taken out by an old friend.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, iTunes

Alpha House

John Goodman stars in Amazon’s original comedy about a group of conservative senators who share not only a residence, but a party-hearty attitude as well.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Parks & Recreation – Season 5

The beat goes on for Parks and Recreation, one of TV’s most critically adored sitcoms; season five got off to a bang with cameos from Sens. John McCain, Olympia Snowe, and Barbara Boxer in the premiere.

Available now on: Amazon Prime