‘Loki,’ Marvel’s new time-hopping original series starring Tom Hiddleston, is now streaming on Disney Plus

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  • “Loki” debuted on Disney Plus on June 9, with new episodes premiering every Wednesday at 3 a.m. ET.
  • The show stars Tom Hiddleston and continues phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • A Disney Plus subscription costs $8 a month or $80 a year.

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“Loki” is the latest Disney Plus original series, continuing the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s expansion from movies to TV shows. The new series starring Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson is the third original MCU show to premiere on Disney Plus, following “WandaVision” and “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.”

Loki’s fate was left ambiguous at the conclusion of “Avengers Endgame,” where he came into contact with a mystical artifact called the Tesseract and disappeared. In trailers, Loki is captured by a group called the Timekeepers and asked to help repair the damage he caused when he used the Tesseract.

Hiddleston first played Loki in “Thor” in 2011 and was the primary villain of the first “Avengers” movie in 2012; the character has appeared in a total of six MCU films leading up to his original show. Like “WandaVision” and “Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” it’s unclear if “Loki” will be an ongoing series, but it should give fans an even better idea of what’s to come from Marvel’s phase-four projects.

“Thor: Love and Thunder” is due out in theaters in February 2022, but it’s unknown if Loki will make an appearance. “Black Widow” will be released in theaters on July 9, and will be available the same day on Disney Plus as a Premier Access movie with a $30 fee. The next MCU show on Disney Plus will be “Ms. Marvel,” with a premiere planned for this fall.

How to watch ‘Loki’ on Disney Plus

“Loki” premiered on Disney Plus on June 9. New episodes of “Loki” will debut every Wednesday during the season, and will appear on Disney Plus at 3 a.m. ET. Previously, MCU shows like “WandaVision” and “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” were released on Fridays.

You can visit DisneyPlus.com or download the Disney Plus app to sign up for the service. Disney Plus costs $8 for a monthly plan or $80 annually. If you’re also interested in subscribing to Hulu or ESPN+, you can sign up for a discounted bundle with Disney Plus starting at $14 a month.

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The Disney Plus app is available on Apple devices, Android, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, and most smart TVs. Disney Plus includes support for 4K resolution and HDR (high dynamic range) contrast on compatible displays, as well as Dolby Atmos audio on supported systems.

What other movies and shows can I watch on Disney Plus?

Along with being home to nearly every movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney Plus has a big catalog of classic movies and shows.

That includes Disney’s library of animated films, new Pixar releases, Disney Channel programming, documentaries from National Geographic, and entire franchises like “Star Wars” and “The Simpsons.”

Disney Plus original series like “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” and “The Mandalorian” were the most streamed shows in America as new episodes premiered.

For more details, check out our full Disney Plus review here.

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Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather faces YouTube star Logan Paul in a PPV match tonight – here’s how to watch the fight live

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  • Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight YouTube star Logan Paul in a PPV event at 8 p.m. ET.
  • The $50 pay-per-view (PPV) is available to order via Showtime, Fanmio, and most cable providers.
  • A Showtime plan is not needed to order the PPV, and existing members still need to pay the $50 fee.

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YouTube star Logan Paul will face undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition pay-per-view fight. Showtime and Fanmio will stream the pay-per-view event live from Miami, Florida, starting tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

You’ll have to pay $50 plus taxes and fees to watch Mayweather vs. Paul using the Showtime app, Fanmio app, or cable/satellite TV providers like Xfinity.

The fight will be the largest spectacle yet for Paul, who embarked on a professional boxing career alongside his brother and fellow YouTube star Jake Paul more than two years ago. While Jake has earned victories in his first three professional boxing matches, Logan lost his official debut against another YouTuber in November 2019.

Mayweather boasts an undefeated record with 50 wins and 27 knockouts; he last fought against former UFC champion Conor McGregor in 2017. At 44 years old, Mayweather no longer contends for world championships, but he’s still considered one of the best boxers of his generation and remains an influential figure in the sport.

Paul stands six inches taller than Mayweather and will likely weigh significantly more on the day of the fight, but Mayweather’s years of experience and unmatched technique make him the clear favorite. On the undercard, Badou Jack will face Dervin Colina in a light heavyweight match; and former NFL player Chad Johnson will make his boxing debut.

How to watch Mayweather vs. Paul

Mayweather vs. Paul is a $50 pay-per-view event produced by Showtime. You can order the fight to watch online via the Showtime app or the Fanmio app. You can also order directly through cable/satellite providers like Xfinity and Spectrum. The event starts tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

A Showtime subscription is not required to purchase the PPV. Though Showtime is presenting Mayweather vs. Paul, the event won’t be broadcast on Showtime’s cable channels. Showtime subscribers still have to pay $50 to their TV provider or through the Showtime app to watch the fight.

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The Showtime app is available on Apple devices, Roku, Roku TVs, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox, and Android smart TVs from Sony and Hisense. You can also visit Showtime.com to watch on your computer.

The Fanmio app is available on Apple devices, Google TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Fanmio PPV purchases of the fight also include a free limited-edition shirt.

Here’s the full fight card for Mayweather vs. Paul

  • Chad Johnson versus Brian Maxwell [four-round exhibition]
  • Jarrett Hurd versus Luis Arias [10-round super welterweight fight]
  • Badou Jack versus Dervin Colina [10-round light heavyweight fight]
  • Floyd Mayweather versus Logan Paul [eight-round exhibition]
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‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,’ the latest movie in the blockbuster horror series, is now streaming on HBO Max

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Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as Lorraine and Ed Warren in “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.”

  • “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” hit theaters and HBO Max on June 4.
  • Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga star in this supernatural thriller based on a real murder trial.
  • The movie will be available to stream until July 5; HBO Max members need the ad-free plan to watch.

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“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” premiered in theaters and on HBO Max on June 4. The film is the latest Warner Bros. movie available for streaming the same day it arrives on the big screen.

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga star as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren in the movie, which is based on the real-life murder trial of Arne Cheyenne Johnson. The Warrens claimed that Johnson was possessed by a demon during the exorcism of a young boy, which drove him to kill his landlord several months later.

“The Devil Made Me Do It” is the newest movie in The Conjuring Universe, a series of films based on the Warrens’ career case files. The franchise also includes “The Nun,” “The Curse of La Llorona,” and three “Annabelle” films. The first two films in “The Conjuring” series are among the highest grossing horror movies of all time, and have garnered critical acclaim as well.

Where to watch ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’

“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” is now available on HBO Max for a limited time. Subscribers to the ad-free plan can stream the movie through July 4.

HBO Max costs $15 a month for ad-free access to thousands of movies and TV shows, along with every Warner Bros. theatrical release for 2021. A cheaper, ad-supported plan is available for $10 a month, but it doesn’t include Warner’s theatrical releases.

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You can watch HBO Max using the dedicated app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple devices, Android, Xbox, PlayStation, and most smart TVs. You can also visit HBOMax.com to stream via your computer browser. “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” is available to stream in 4K with support for Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR10 formats.

Where to stream The Conjuring Universe

There are eight films in The Conjuring Universe so far, and they’re all currently available to watch on HBO Max. Below you can find a full list of The Conjuring Universe movies and where to watch them.

What else is coming to HBO Max?

Warner Bros. will continue to bring its new theatrical releases to HBO Max throughout 2021. “Those Who Wish Me Dead” starring Angelina Jolie is streaming now and “In the Heights” from “Hamilton” creator Lin Manuel Miranda is due out June 10.

The kid-friendly “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” starring LeBron James and the Looney Tunes, is scheduled to hit HBO Max on July 16, followed by “Suicide Squad” on August 6. “Malignant,” a new horror movie by “The Conjuring” producer James Wan, is due out in September.

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Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather faces YouTube star Logan Paul in a PPV match this Sunday – here’s how to watch the fight live

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  • Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight YouTube star Logan Paul on June 6.
  • The match headlines a $50 pay-per-view (PPV) event presented by Showtime.
  • A Showtime plan is not needed to order the PPV, and existing members still need to pay the $50 fee.

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YouTube star Logan Paul will face undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition pay-per-view fight on June 6. Showtime will stream the pay-per-view fight live from Miami, Florida, starting at 8 p.m. ET.

You’ll have to pay $50 plus taxes and fees to stream Mayweather vs. Paul using the Showtime app, or you can order it through your cable or satellite TV provider.

The fight will be the largest spectacle yet for Paul, who embarked on a professional boxing career alongside his brother and fellow YouTube star Jake Paul more than two years ago. While Jake has earned victories in his first three professional boxing matches, Logan lost his official debut against another YouTuber in November 2019.

Mayweather boasts an undefeated record with 50 wins and 27 knockouts; he last fought against former UFC champion Conor McGregor in 2017. At 44 years old, Mayweather no longer contends for world championships, but he’s still considered one of the best boxers of his generation and remains an influential figure in the sport.

Paul stands six inches taller than Mayweather and will likely weigh significantly more on the day of the fight, but Mayweather’s years of experience and unmatched technique make him the clear favorite for this exhibition bout. On the undercard, Badou Jack will face Dervin Colina in a light heavyweight match; and former NFL player Chad Johnson will make his boxing debut.

How to watch Mayweather vs. Paul

Mayweather vs. Paul is a $50 pay-per-view event produced by Showtime. You can order the fight to stream online via the Showtime app, or purchase it through your cable/satellite provider. The event will start at 8 p.m. ET on June 6. A Showtime subscription is not required to purchase the PPV.

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The Showtime app is available on Apple devices, Roku, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox, PlayStation, and smart TVs from Samsung and LG. You can also visit Showtime.com to watch on your computer.

Though Showtime is presenting Mayweather vs. Paul, the event won’t be broadcast on Showtime’s cable channels. Showtime subscribers still have to pay $50 to their TV provider or through the Showtime app to watch the fight.

Here’s the full fight card for Mayweather vs. Paul

  • Chad Johnson versus Brian Maxwell [four-round exhibition]
  • Jarrett Hurd versus Luis Arias [10-round super welterweight fight]
  • Badou Jack versus Dervin Colina [10-round light heavyweight fight]
  • Floyd Mayweather versus Logan Paul [eight-round exhibition]
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Prime Video lets you stream tons of movies and shows as part of an Amazon Prime membership or standalone plan – here’s how to sign up

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  • Prime Video – Amazon’s on-demand streaming service – includes thousands of movies and TV shows.
  • The service is included with a Prime membership for $13 a month or $119 a year.
  • You can also add extra Prime Video Channels, like HBO and Showtime, to watch even more content.

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The perks of an Amazon Prime membership seem so numerous that most of its 100-million-and-counting US subscribers are probably only using a fraction of them. You can use it for groceries with AmazonFresh, take advantage of free two-day shipping on tons of products, and get exclusive deals during Amazon’s annual Prime Day sale.

But, if you want to catch a new film or TV show, one of the best membership perks is definitely Amazon’s streaming service: Prime Video.

Prime Video features thousands of popular shows and movies, including original films like “Coming 2 America” and “Borat 2,” as well as exclusive shows like “The Boys.”

In addition to its large library of on-demand content, Prime Video includes Prime Video Channels. This feature lets you add streaming access to popular networks for an extra monthly fee. The streaming service also offers a selection of live sports, including the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football.”

If you’re looking for a way to get the most out of your Amazon Prime membership, here’s how you can start watching Prime Video today.

What is Prime Video?

Prime Video is an on-demand streaming service that’s included in your Amazon Prime membership. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you can also sign up for Prime Video on its own.

You can watch thousands of titles on Prime Video, including many award-winning movies, original programs, and critically acclaimed original TV series.

The streaming service has roughly 24,000 movies and over 2,100 shows to choose from. You can also rent or buy additional movies and TV episodes not included with your subscription, and add over 100 premium channels with Prime Video Channels.

How much does Prime Video cost?

Prime Video is included with an Amazon Prime membership for $13 a month or $119 a year. If you’re not interested in any of Amazon Prime’s other perks, you can sign up for Prime Video on its own for $9 a month.

Students at US colleges and universities can save 50% off and pay just $6.49 a month for Amazon Prime thanks to Prime Student.

Can I try Prime Video for free?

New members can get a free trial of Amazon Prime – which includes Prime Video – for 30 days. That’s one of the longest free trial periods you can get for any streaming service.

After the trial period you can continue paying the regular rate or cancel your plan. You’ll need to cancel your subscription before the end of the trial in order to avoid paying for your next month.

What devices can I use to watch Prime Video?

You can watch Prime Video on your web browser, iOS and Android devices, and more. Here’s a list of devices compatible with Prime Video:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Android
  • iOs (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
  • Chromecast
  • Roku
  • TiVo
  • Apple TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Panasonic Smart TV
  • LG Smart TV
  • Vizio Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • JVC Smart TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Amazon Fire Tablet
  • Amazon Echo
  • PlayStation consoles (3, 4, and 5)
  • Microsoft Xbox Series (Series X, Series S, One)

How does Prime Video compare to other streaming services?

Prime Video‘s cost falls somewhere in the middle of the pack compared to other popular streaming services, like HBO Max ($15 a month) and Peacock (as low as $5 a month). Its standalone price is essentially the same as a basic Netflix plan ($9 a month), although that Netflix option is limited to standard definition while Prime Video offers up to 4K streaming at no extra cost.

Unlike competitors’ streaming services, Prime Video is the only one you can get as part of an Amazon Prime membership. If you frequently have Amazon items shipped to your home or want free delivery on grocery orders over $50, the addition of Amazon Prime for $4 more a month is a no brainer.

Does Prime Video support 4K and HDR?

Prime Video supports a number of advanced video and audio formats, including high dynamic range (HDR), 4K Ultra HD, and Dolby Atmos.

All HDR titles use the HDR10 and HDR10+ formats. Another HDR format, Dolby Vision, is also supported on a select number of titles.

When it comes to advanced audio, Prime Video supports Dolby Atmos on some shows and movies, but the selection is nowhere near as big as it is on Netflix or Disney Plus. The info page for each title typically reveals whether it supports audio formats like Dolby Atmos.

You should check your devices first to see if your video and audio gear will play Prime Video content in these advanced formats.

What shows and movies are on Prime Video?

Prime Video has a wide range of series and films. This includes a number of exclusive 2021 Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated movies like “Sound of Metal” and “One Night In Miami…,” as well as new releases such as the Amazon original “Coming 2 America.”

The service isn’t short of shows, either, including popular originals like “The Boys” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Prime Video also features children’s shows like “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” based on the book of the same name.

Outside of original content, the streaming service includes a rotating library of hits from the past – like “Gladiator” and “Back to the Future” – along with the option to pay extra for Prime Video “cinema” releases that are still playing in theaters.

The streaming service is also making ground in the sports market. In March, the National Football League announced a 10-year deal that gives Prime Video the exclusive rights to air its “Thursday Night Football” games starting in 2022.

What does Amazon’s purchase of MGM mean for Prime Video?

Amazon struck an $8.45 billion deal to acquire MGM in May 2021. The deal could have a big impact on what Prime Video subscribers get to watch.

MGM is home to a number of popular franchises including Rocky, James Bond, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “The Real Housewives,” and more. In total, the studio has made over 4,000 films and 17,000 TV shows, according to a press release.

Many existing MGM titles and new entries in the studio’s franchises could now become a part of Prime Video’s library. But, it’s not as straightforward as all MGM titles leaving other streaming services to head to Amazon.

For instance, WarnerMedia and Turner Broadcasting have a hold on the streaming rights to MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz,” “Gone with the Wind,” “Singin’ in the Rain” and all movies before 1986. If Amazon wants these films on Prime Video, it would have to make a separate deal.

It’s also unclear when MGM titles will make their way to Prime Video. As one Citigroup analyst told Barron’s, the titles would “likely” move to the streaming service “over time.” There are also other parties that still have input concerning future MGM releases, such as Eon Productions’ creative control over decisions regarding future James Bond shows and films.

Upcoming movies that have already been announced for other streaming services, like “No Time to Die” and “Creed III,” should still make their way to Epix and Paramount Plus first thanks to existing deals.

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How to watch all the announcements from Apple’s biggest software event of the year

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  • Apple’s WWDC keynote address will stream live on June 7 at 1 p.m. ET.
  • The keynote is expected to reveal new features coming to iOS 15, MacOS 12, and WatchOS 8.
  • WWDC runs through June 12 with more than 200 conference sessions for developers to watch and join.

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference will be a virtual event for a second consecutive year, starting with a keynote address on June 7 at 1 p.m. ET.

The keynote is expected to feature details related to new Apple software like iOS 15, MacOS 12, and Watch OS 8, as well as potential product announcements for staple Apple devices like the MacBook Pro.

How to watch Apple WWDC, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple’s WWDC 2021 keynote will stream live on YouTube and Apple.com starting at 1 p.m. ET on June 7.

If you’re watching at Apple.com, it’s recommended to use Safari on iOS 12 or later, but the stream should be accessible via the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge on various devices.

The YouTube stream of WWDC will be accessible through the YouTube app and website, but we’ve noticed that Apple’s YouTube video seems to run a bit behind the Apple.com feed during live events.

After the keynote address, WWDC will continue through June 12 with more than 200 conference sessions planned. The event gives developers who create software for Apple devices a chance to connect with the company, learn about upcoming features, and improve their skills.

You can view WWDC sessions online at Apple’s developer site starting June 8, or watch inside the Apple Developer app on an Apple device.

What to expect from Apple at WWDC

Apple used last year’s WWDC keynote to introduce its M1 chip, which has significantly improved battery and overall performance for the latest iPad Pro and MacBook models. We anticipate Apple announcing an update to the MacBook Pro, given the company’s track record for annual revisions to its flagship notebook, and a successor to the M1 chip could be introduced too.

WWDC will also likely introduce iOS 15 and the next MacOS after Big Sur. Major updates for iOS and MacOS usually arrive in the fall when new iPhones are released, but Apple often teases new features at WWDC and opens public testing of the upcoming software in the following weeks.

Apple’s last major keynote address was an April event called Spring Loaded, where it introduced iPad Pros and iMacs using M1 chips, a new Bluetooth tracker called AirTag, and a purple iPhone 12.

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‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ is now available to all Disney Plus subscribers without an extra fee – here’s how to watch at home

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  • Raya and the Last Dragon” is now available to all subscribers on Disney Plus.
  • The movie is also available to purchase without a subscription through VOD services like Vudu.
  • Disney Plus costs $8/month or $80/year, and bundles with Hulu and ESPN+ start at $14/month.

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Dragons, warriors, and the mystical land of Kumandra are ready to take the Disney universe by storm in “Raya and the Last Dragon.”

The action-adventure film starring the voices of Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina debuted on Disney Plus as a Premier Access title on March 5. As of June 4, the film is available to all subscribers for no additional cost. You can also buy the movie through VOD services like Vudu, Prime Video, and FandangoNow for $20.

Raya and the Last Dragon” focuses on Raya (Tran), a warrior who embarks on a quest to defeat an evil force plaguing her land. In order to restore peace, Raya must find the last dragon. The film comes from director Don Hall, known for his work on “Moana,” and director Carlos López Estrada, whose previous work includes “Blindspotting,” a dramedy starring Daveed Diggs.

How to watch ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ on Disney Plus

Raya and the Last Dragon” debuted on Disney Plus on March 5 as a Premier Access title. Though it originally cost an extra $30 to unlock, the film became available to all subscribers for no additional fee on June 4.

Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 for an annual plan. You can also pair Disney Plus with ESPN+ and Hulu to watch sports and tons of additional shows and movies. The bundle costs $14 a month, which saves you about $6 a month compared to buying all three services on their own.

The Disney Plus app is available on popular media devices such as Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and most smart TV brands.

How to watch ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ without Disney Plus

Though “Raya and the Last Dragon” was initially exclusive to Disney Plus, the movie is now available to buy through other streaming retailers, including Vudu, Prime Video, FandangoNow, Google Play, Microsoft and Apple TV.

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The digital purchase costs $20 and does not require any additional subscription fee. Once you buy the movie, you’ll be able to watch it as much as you like through the platform you choose. The film is available in up to 4K with HDR, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos through select apps.

If you don’t need to own the movie, however, it’s cheaper to sign up for one month of Disney Plus ($8/month) to watch “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Plans also give you access to thousands of titles from Pixar, Disney, Marvel, and more.

What other brand-new movies can I watch at home?

Disney isn’t the only studio streaming new movies that were originally planned for theaters. Warner Bros. announced that it will release its entire 2021 movie lineup in theaters and on HBO Max at the same time. For instance, you can watch “In the Heights” when it premieres June 10 on HBO Max.

Other studios, like Sony, Universal, Lionsgate, and Paramount also offer streaming rental or purchase options for select titles that were originally planned for theaters. “In-theater” digital rentals or purchases can be made through a variety of services, including Apple TV, Vudu, FandangoNow, and Google Play.

For more information about digital rentals, check out our guide to streaming rental services.

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As an early Prime Day 2021 deal on Audible Premium Plus, Prime members can get 4 months for 53% off

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  • Audible is known as one of the best places to get audiobooks.
  • The Premium Plus plan usually costs $15/month, but Prime members can get 53% off four months.
  • The deal will last from June 2 through June 30.

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Audiobooks are a great way to “read” more books wherever you are. You can listen to audiobooks anytime – in the car, on a walk, at the beach, and so on. Audible has long been considered one of the best services for audiobooks, and you can snag a Premium Plus subscription at a discount right now.

For a limited time, Amazon Prime members can save $32 on their first four months of Audible’s Premium Plus plan – a whopping 53% off. Audible Premium Plus typically costs $15 a month, but the deal brings the cost down to just $7 a month for your first four months.

What is Audible Premium Plus?

Audible Premium Plus is a step up from the less expensive Audible Plus plan. Audible Plus comes with access to thousands of Audible titles, including originals. Audible Premium Plus, on the other hand, adds one monthly credit toward the purchase of any premium audiobook regardless of its price. You can keep any books you buy with your credits even after your subscription ends. The Premium Plus plan also includes a 30% discount on other Audible premium titles.

You can read our full Audible review here and see why Audible made our list of the best podcast apps in 2021 here.

How to get 53% off 4 months of Audible Premium Plus

  1. Go to Amazon’s Audible website.
  2. Click on the “Get this deal” button on the top of the page.
  3. Click on “Get this deal” on the following promotion page.
  4. Sign in with your Amazon Prime account.
  5. Enter your payment information if needed.
  6. Purchase your Audible Premium Plus membership.
  7. The discount will apply and you’ll get 53% off your first four months.

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Disney Plus Premier Access lets subscribers buy new movies like ‘Cruella’ while they’re still playing in theaters

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  • With Premier Access, Disney Plus members can pay $30 to unlock select movies three months early.
  • Cruella” is the latest Premier Access title, and “Black Widow” will be added in July.
  • A Disney Plus subscription costs $8 a month or $80 a year.

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With the release of “Mulan” in September 2020, Disney Plus introduced a new purchase option called “Premier Access.” This feature allows subscribers to pay a $30 one-time fee in order to watch a movie early before it’s released to all Disney Plus members.

Raya and the Last Dragon” was the second Premier Access title, and “Cruella” is the latest to debut on the streaming service.

Below, we’ve detailed everything you need to know about Premier Access, including how it works, how much it costs, and how long the option will be available.

What is Disney Plus Premier Access?

Disney Plus Premier Access is a purchase option for Disney Plus subscribers, enabling members to pay an extra $30 one-time fee to gain early streaming access to a movie that’s still playing in theaters. Once purchased, Disney Plus members can continue to stream or download a Premier Access movie for as long as they remain a subscriber.

Premier Access debuted with the release of “Mulan” on September 4, 2020. “Raya and the Last Dragon” followed on March 5, 2021, and “Cruella” became the third Premier Access title on May 28, 2021.

You can think of Premier Access as a way to buy a virtual ticket to a brand-new Disney movie to watch at home instead of a theater. And, unlike a one-time theater viewing, you get to watch as many times as you like as long as you stay a Disney Plus subscriber.

That said, it’s important to note that Premier Access movies eventually become available to all Disney Plus subscribers without an extra fee. As such, Premier Access is best for people who like to watch new films as soon as they come out. If you don’t mind waiting a couple months, you can simply hold out for the wide release and save a lot of money.

How much does Disney Plus Premier Access cost?

The Disney Plus Premier Access fee is $30 in the US. In order to buy a Premier Access movie, you also need to have a Disney Plus subscription, which costs $8 a month or $80 a year.

Disney Plus is also available as part of a bundle with Hulu Basic and ESPN+ for $14 a month. That’s about $6 less per month than you’d pay if you subscribed to all of those services without the bundle.

How long does the Disney Plus Premier Access window last?

The Premier Access windows for “Mulan” and “Raya and the Last Dragon” were both three months. “Cruella” is also set to have a three-month window, beginning on May 28 and lasting through August 27.

This three-month period is similar to the release window that studios typically use for theatrical movie premieres before they’re allowed to debut on home video. After the 90 days, Premier Access titles become available to all Disney Plus subscribers.

What other movies will be available for Disney Plus Premier Access?

Disney Plus has announced plans to release “Black Widow” and “Jungle Cruise” through Premier Access. Both movies will be available to stream on the same day they’re released in theaters.

“Black Widow” will be available with Premier Access on July 9. “Jungle Cruise” will follow on July 30.

Can you buy or rent Premier Access movies on other services?

Though “Mulan” and “Raya and the Last Dragon” debuted exclusively as Disney Plus Premier Access titles, their exclusivity periods were only temporary. Both movies became available to buy on other streaming platforms without a Disney Plus subscription around one month after they premiered.

It’s currently unknown if “Cruella” will remain exclusive to Disney Plus or if it will get a similar expanded release after a limited exclusivity window.

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‘Cruella’ stars Emma Stone as the infamous Disney villain – here’s how to watch on Disney Plus

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Emma Stone in “Cruella.”

  • Cruella” offers a look at the early years of the infamous Disney villain from “101 Dalmatians.”
  • The live-action film stars Emma Stone as the title character.
  • Disney Plus subscribers can buy “Cruella” for an extra $30 Premier Access fee.

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Disney’s latest live-action film, “Cruella,” offers a fresh take on one of the studio’s most infamous animated villains. The film focuses on Cruella de Vil from the “101 Dalmatians” franchise and tells the story of how she became the character audiences have come to know on screen.

Cruella,” starring Oscar-winning actress Emma Stone, is now in theaters and on Disney Plus on May 28 via Premier Access. Premier Access requires subscribers to pay an extra $30 one-time fee in order to watch a movie at home while it’s still playing on the big screen.

The film is set in 1970s London and follows a young woman, Estella (Emma Stone), whose “flair for fashion” earns the attention of Baroness von Hellman, according to the film’s official synopsis. But the relationship between the two spurs Estella to “embrace her wicked side” and become the “raucous, fashionable, and revenge-bent” Cruella de Vil.

How to watch ‘Cruella’ on Disney Plus

Cruella” arrived on Disney Plus as a Premier Access title on May 28. Disney Plus subscribers will have to pay a one-time $30 fee to unlock the film on that date.

As long as you remain a Disney Plus member, you’ll be able to stream the movie whenever you want. You can get the film with Premier Access through July 30. The film is then set to become available to all Disney Plus subscribers, without the extra fee, on August 27.

Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 a year. You can also bundle Disney Plus with ESPN+ and Hulu Basic for $14 a month, a savings of about $6 a month compared to purchasing the three streaming services on their own.

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You can watch Disney Plus on a number of media players including Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and most smart TVs. You can find a full list of devices that support Disney Plus here.

How to watch other ‘101 Dalmatians’ films and shows

In addition to “Cruella,” the “101 Dalmatians” franchise includes the original animated film, an animated direct-to-video sequel, two live-action movies, three made-for-TV films, and two TV series.

All of the below titles are available to watch with a Disney Plus subscription:

You can also order most of these titles through video-on-demand (VOD) streaming providers such as Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, and more.

The ’60s animated classic “101 Dalmatians” is available on a number of VOD streaming services. Most platforms will let you rent the film for $4, purchase the film in standard definition (SD) for $15, or purchase the film in high definition (HD) for $20.

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