Black Panther, the superhero movie that surpassed all expectations to become one of the top ten highest grossing films ever made, is coming home in May on cable and video on demand, as well as on DVD and Blu-ray. It’s the most anticipated film in a month that includes the cold war spy thriller Red Sparrow with Jennifer Lawrence, crime comedy Game Night with Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams, and horror film Winchester with Helen Mirren
Also coming in May are the family friendly animated comedies Early Man and Peter Rabbit, acclaimed indie satire The Party with Kristin Scott Thomas and Patricia Clarkson, brainy science fiction thriller Annihilation with Natalie Portman, and the Brazilian drama A Fantastic Woman, which won the Academy Award for best foreign language feature.
Video on Demand, what used to be known pay-per-view, is essentially a streaming rental service and has become one of the most popular home viewing choices for new movies. It is available through most digital cable and satellite systems. Most titles are also available through web-based VOD services like iTunes, Amazon Video, Vudu, Fandango, and Google Play.
Here are the notable arrivals coming to VOD in May
First We Take Brooklyn
Mary and the Witch’s Flower
Maya the Bee 2: The Honey Games
Alex and the List
The Con is On
Fifty Shades Freed
Another Kind of Wedding
The Assassin’s Code
The Honor List
Stephen Tyler: Out on a Limb
The 15:17 to Paris
A Fantastic Woman
The Last Witness
Dates are subject to change without notice.