Staying in at all this week? Here are the picks to keep you entertained at home without breaking the bank. Your essentials for a cheap night in! This week includes True Blood, A Hard Day’s Night, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Manic Street Preachers and SIA.
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New films to rent online
Blinkbox’s 99p Movie Mondays deal has now ended, but we’ll publish a guided to the best movies online later this month so you know what’s the best option.
True Blood series 7 Now TV
The final series starts tonight on Sky Atlantic, which you can access via NOW TV – a monthly on-demand subscription service from Sky. You can also watch any of the previous six seasons. This is the cheapest way to stream True Blood.
A month of the entertainment package is £4.99, or you can sign up for six months for £24.99 and also get a NOW TV box worth £9.99. If you don’t want the box you can connect your TV to a computer, or some TVs and consoles will have a NOW TV app.
LINK: Subscribe to NOW TV to watch True Blood
If that doesn’t take your fancy, we’ve just published our guide to the best TV shows on each of the online services. Take a look here to see which is the best one to subscribe to.
Free Catch Up Choice
A Hard Day’s Night BBC iPlayer
If you’ve not seen this classic Beatles movie, you’ve got until Friday to watch it on iPlayer. It’s 50 years since it’s release!
Storyville: The Lance Armstrong Story BBC iPlayer
From greatest cyclist to fraud. Documentary that takes you through one of the biggest sporting scandals of recent years. Again, you’ve until Friday to watch it.
Cheapest Places To Buy New Albums
Another quiet week for releases, but here’s the cheapest MP3 and CD prices for Manic Street Preachers’ Futurology, SIA’s new album and more.
SIA: 1000 Forms Of Fear – MP3 £6.99 at Google Play / CD £6.79 until end of Monday then £7.99 at WOWHD
Manic Street Preachers: Futurology – MP3 £6.99 at Google Play / CD £5.94 until end of Monday then £6.99 at WOWHD
Example: Live Life Living – MP3 £6.99 at Google Play / CD £7.22 until end of Monday then £8.49 at WOWHD
Read our Ways To Listen To Music For Less guide for tips to get cheap tunes.
Cheapest Places To Buy New DVD & Blu-rays
Cheapest prices for the brilliant Grand Budapest Hotel, and also The Book Thief and season 2 of Nashville.
Grand Budapest Hotel £9.99 DVD and £14.99 Blu-Ray at Zavvi
The Book Thief £10 DVD and £15 Blu-Ray at Amazon
Nashville season 2 £23.99 DVD at Zavvi