Top 10 Bigpond Movies and New Releases
If you’re a fan of all kinds of movies — from the latest blockbusters to all-time classics — you’ll already be well familiar with the concept of buying or renting movies online to watch via streaming. And while iTunes and Google Play get a lot of the attention, Telstra’s Bigpond Movies has been in the streaming movies business for many years, and has a lot to offer cinema fans of all persuasions.
Dive deep into the extensive library of movies that’s currently available to rent or buy from BigPond Movies. A word of caution, it can be pretty overwhelming at first once you see just how many movies there are for your taking. So in order to help you make the choice, we’ve listed the top 10 best movies to rent or buy from BigPond this month. You’re in for a treat with blockbusters such as Ocean’s Eight and Avengers: Infinity War, as well as highly-acclaimed movies including Adrift, A Quiet Place and some light-hearted comedies such as I Feel Pretty and Hotel Transylvania 3: A Summer Vacation. Just sit back and relax and let BigPond Movies take care of your evenings this month.
The Top 10 Movies on Bigpond Movies
#1 Ocean’s Eight
Danny Ocean’s estranged sister, Debbie, attempts to pull off the heist of a century and gathers an all-female crew to pull it off. It all happens at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala. Starring an all-star cast with Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, and Awkwafina.
#2 Avengers: Infinity War
It all comes down to this: the Avengers and their allies must unite against a larger-than-life enemy, Thanos, who’s threatening the very life in Earth and in the entire universe. With the goal of collecting all six Infinity Stones, Thanos sets out to gain unimaginable power and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Will the Avengers have what it takes to stop him before it’s too late? Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, Tom Holland, among many others in this star-studded blockbuster film.
#3 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Three years after the Jurassic World theme park has been closed down, Owen and Claire decidedly returns to Isla Nublar to save the dinosaurs when the once dormant volcano becomes active and then threatens all life on the island. Along the way, Owen finds his lead raptor, Blue, and discovers a conspiracy that just might disrupt the natural order of the entire planet. Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Jeff Goldblum.
#4 Solo: A Star Wars Story
Discover the not-so-humble beginnings of Han Solo’s life, beginning with the emerging demand of hyperfuel that pushes him in the middle of a heist alongside other criminals. Here he meets the likes of Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian, as he sets out for an adventure exposing the criminal underworld. Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Paul Bettany, and Thandie Newton.
A young woman finds herself involuntarily checked into a mental instituation, where she is confronted by her greatest fear. But the question is, is it real or is it all just a product of her delusion? Directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Claire Foy.
Based on the inspiring true story, Adrift stars Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin as two free spirits who first found love, which then led them to finding an adventure of a lifetime out in the open sea. As they set out to journey across the ocean, they find themselves entangled and going directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes recorded in history. In the aftermath, Tami (Woodley) finds Richard (Claflin) badly injured, leaving her to find the strength and determination to save both their lives.
#7 I Feel Pretty
Amy Schumer stars as a woman who has been battling with strong feelings of deep insecurity and low self-esteem. After a brutal fall in an exercise class, she suddenly wakes up believing she is a supermodel. Given this newfound confidence, she feels very much empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly — but what happens after she realizes her physical appearance never changed? Also stars Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps.
#8 A Quiet Place
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, two parents find themselves doing what it takes to keep their children safe from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. These creatures hunt every sound they hear, which is why there’s not a single sound that can be heard from this family in hiding. However, all it takes is one small noise to make everything go wrong. Starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.
#9 Hotel Transylvania 3: A Summer Vacation
Everyone’s all aboard as Mavis surprises Dracula with a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship. With the Drack Pack in tow, Dracula sets out to relax in peace and take a break from providing everyone else’s vacation at the hotel. But the trip takes a sudden turn when Drac meets the mysterious ship Captain, Ericka. Little do they know that when it’s too good to be, it probably really isn’t what it is — especially since Ericka turns out to be a descendant of Dracula’s ancient nemesis. Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Sandberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, David Spade, among many others.
Inspired by a Wall Street Journal Article, Tag tells the story of five childhood friends who have been playing and competing in the same game of tag for 30 years. When one of them gets married and makes the attempt to retire from the game without ever being “it,” the four other friends band together to tag him once and for all — regardless of what it takes to do so. Starring Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Jake Johnson, Hannibal Buress, and Ed Helms.
Streaming Bigpond Movies
Those of you who are Telstra TV owners have a Bigpond Movies app on your device’s main menu to make it easy to get streaming in HD. The iOS and Android apps now stream in HD via Chromecast as well – and of course, you can watch on your mobile or tablet. New members get a free movie rental to get started.