Guiding you through the sea of available on-demand movie and television content, What's New will help you settle that age-old argument of what to watch. Covering Netflix Watch Instantly, Redbox and Cable Video-on-Demand services, this weekly Moviefone column does the grunt work so you don't have to. Movie night has officially been simplified.
Netflix Watch Instantly
(Accessed through your XBOX 360, PS3, Wii, personal computer or Roku box)
'3:15'--Street gang member Jeff (Adam Baldwin) leaves the organization, seeking out a quieter existence. Meanwhile, gang leader Cinco (Danny De La Paz) and his minions have taken over the local high school, dispensing drugs with impunity. Play on Netflix.
'Harley Davidson & the Marlboro Man'--Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson star in this buddy-buddy futuristic action movie. Rourke is Harley Davidson, a biker with the Halloween-costume garb of a leather jacket, short haircut, earring, and a scar. Johnson joins Rourke in the trick-or-treating as Marlboro, an ex-rodeo rider wearing a cowboy hat, vest, and dilapidated boots. Play on Netflix.
'Foxy Brown'--Blaxploitation icon Pam Grier stars as Foxy Brown, a sexy but streetwise woman whose ne'er-do-well brother Link (Antonio Fargas) is a drug dealer who owes mobsters 20,000 dollars. Play on Netflix.
'The Rookie'--Clint Eastwood is grizzled veteran detective Nick Pulovski, who's determined to bring down the chop-shop operation being run by a pair of German crooks, Strom (Raul Julia) and Liesl (Sonia Braga). Although he's been officially removed from the case and partnered with a green, recently promoted detective, David Ackerman (Charlie Sheen), the hard-drinking Nick's not about to let the car thieves get away with murder. Play on Netflix.
'Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach'--An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship. Play on Netflix.
'Cadillac Man'--Robin Williams stars in this oddball comedy about a fast-talking car salesman who is down on his luck and in over his head until an extreme situation forces him to use his sales skills to save lives. Play on Netflix.
'Diggstown'--In this comedy, a charming con man teams up with a boxer fallen on hard times in hopes of making some quick money. Play on Netflix.
'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'--Steve Martin and Michael Caine are two international con artists, plying their trade on gullible wealthy women up and down the Riviera. Play on Netflix.
'Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask'--Woody Allen's in-name-only adaptation of the once notorious sexual reference guide by Dr. David Reuben contains seven episodes based on "helpful" questions answered in the book. Play on Netflix.
'Gordy'--The friendship between a boy and a talking piglet forms the basis of this barnyard comedy. Play on Netflix.
'Return to Me'--In this romantic comedy, a man loses the love of his life, only to find her heart beating in the body of someone new. Play on Netflix.
'Smokey and the Bandit'--"Smokey," aka Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Jackie Gleason), is the prospective father-in-law of unwilling bride Carrie (Sally Field). The Bandit (Burt Reynolds), a maverick racecar driver, makes an 80,000-dollar bet that he can transport a shipment of Coors beer from Texarkana, TX, to Atlanta within 28 hours. Play on Netflix.
'Blue Crush'--Anne Marie (Kate Bosworth) is a young woman living in Hawaii who has been surfing since she was a little girl, and over the past year has been training for the prestigious Pipe Masters surfing competition. Play on Netflix.
'Breakin''--The first major breakdancing film, 'Breakin'' stars Lucinda Dickey as a dancing student who dislikes the hidebound regimen of her demanding teacher. She breaks free from terpischorean tradition when she befriends a bunch of street kids devoted to breakdancing. Play on Netflix.
'Hoffa'--The life of powerful union leader Jimmy Hoffa is the subject of this biographical drama. The focus is strongly on Hoffa's public and political life, from his early days as a labor organizer to his later conflicts with the Federal government -- and, eventually, his mysterious disappearance. Play on Netflix.
'The Informers'--A collection of Bret Easton Ellis' short stories, the film observes the goings-on during a week in Los Angeles in 1983, with many intersecting characters including a kidnapper, movie executives, rock stars, and other freewheeling, morally loose individuals. Play on Netflix.
'Leaving Las Vegas'--Mike Figgis' grim drama documents a romantic triangle of sorts involving prostitute Sera (Elisabeth Shue), failed Hollywood screenwriter Ben (Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage), and the constant flow of booze which he loves more dearly than life itself. Play on Netflix.
'Lenny'--Adapted by Julian Barry from his own Broadway play, Lenny manages to be both brutally frank and highly romanticized in detailing the short life and career of influential, controversial stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce. Play on Netflix.
'Platoon'--Oliver Stone's breakthrough as a director, Platoon is a brutally realistic look at a young soldier's tour of duty in Vietnam. Play on Netflix.
'State of Grace'--This directorial effort from Phil Joanou stars Sean Penn as an Irish-American undercover cop working the Hell's Kitchen beat. Play on Netflix.
'Solitary Man'--Michael Douglas stars in this dialogue-driven comedy drama about an ethically challenged New York businessman who finds his life falling apart due to a series of career missteps and personal foul-ups. Play on Netflix.
'Triage'--A man bearing the unseen scars of war struggles to recover amidst a family in chaos in this drama from writer and director Danis Tanovic. Play on Netflix.
'2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams'--The fine, upstanding cannibals of Pleasant Valley clash with the cast and crew of an obnoxious reality show after taking the Guts n' Glory Jamboree on the road in director Tim Sullivan's blood-soaked sequel. Play on Netflix.
'Blade 2'--Four years after scoring a box-office touchdown with Blade (1998), actor Wesley Snipes returns to portray the Marvel Comics character again in this sequel that teams him with Mexican horror director Guillermo del Toro. Play on Netflix.
'Frozen'--A typical day on the slopes turns into a chilling nightmare for three snowboarders when they get stranded on the chairlift before their last run. Play on Netflix.
'Lost Boys: The Thirst'--When an ambitious alpha bloodsucker disguises vampire blood as a designer drug in a bid to claim the entire planet in the name of the undead, it's up to Edgar (Corey Feldman) and Alan Frog (Jamison Newlander) to fight for the future of the entire human race. Play on Netflix.
'Desperate Housewives: Seasons 1-6'--Charting the lives, loves, and scandals of the lovely ladies of Wisteria Lane. Play on Netflix.
'Grey's Anatomy: Seasons 1-5'--A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors. Play on Netflix.
'Greek: Chapters 1-4'--Hoping to shed his geek image, college freshman Rusty decides to join a fraternity...proving to be tougher than mastering the perfect kegstand. Play on Netflix.
'Reno 911: Season 6'--Reno's "finest" are back to dish out their own brand of law and order. Play on Netflix.
Editor's Sleeper Pick:
'Exam'--A roomful of strangers discovers their dreams of a new career may be more difficult and dangerous than they imagined in this psychological thriller. Play on Netflix.
Cable Video-on-Demand Service (Simply access the VOD menu from your cable box to select from these titles)
'Alpha and Omega'--Kate and Humphrey are two wolves who are trying to get home after being taken by park rangers and shipped halfway across the country.
'Case 39'--Prompted to rescue ten-year-old Lillith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland) from her parents after allegations of abuse suggest that the child is not safe in her own home, kind-hearted social worker Emily Jenkins (Renée Zellweger) discovers to her horror that the situation is far deadlier than she ever suspected.
'Vanishing on 7th Street'--Four survivors of a mysterious plague of darkness flee the shadows that seem to have consumed all of society in this thriller from 'Session 9' director Brad Anderson.
Redbox New Releases as of 01/11
(Look for Redbox kiosks at your local grocery store or McDonald's restaurant. The films can be rented overnight for just $1)
'Piranha'--In Lake Havasu, Arizona, a tremor causes the lake's floor to open, setting free scores of prehistoric piranhas.
'The Social Network'--Director David Fincher ('Fight Club,' 'Seven') teams with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin ('The West Wing') to explore the meaning of success in the early 21st century from the perspectives of the technological innovators who revolutionized the way we all communicate.
'The Town'--Boston bank robber Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) falls for a woman his gang had previously taken hostage after feigning a chance meeting with her to ensure that she can't identify them in Affleck's adaptation of author Chuck Hogan's novel 'Prince of Thieves.'