Press Release #143 (11/28/12) iN DEMAND

11/28/12

                                                                              December 2012 Movies On Demand

Programming Note:

Movies On Demand on Cable Schedule Update - December 2012

Movies On Demand wraps up 2012 in a big bow with comedy and family films, blockbuster action titles, sci-fi and riveting dramas. Most of the major releases below premiere on MOD the same day as DVD and are offered in both standard and high-definition*, along with many Indies. The industry's website, www.rentmoviesondemand.com  has the most current info for major studio releases.  Like us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/moviesondemand.

December 2012 Movies On Demand on cable major studio premieres:

December is the perfect time for MOD viewers to experience the box office smashes: "The Dark Knight Rises," "Ted" (the unrated version), "Ice Age: Continental Drift," and "The Bourne Legacy." Plus it is a chance to catch some of the latest movie gems that they might have missed at the box office, such as celebration of the spirit of New Orleans, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" which was a Sundance and Cannes film festival award-winner.  Also on the bill is the futuristic time-travel thriller "Looper," and "Hope Springs," widely praised for Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones' performances.  Details of availability and other info below.

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Drama, Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry 

"The Dark Knight Rises" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Action, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway 

"Hope Springs" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Comedy, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones 

"The Odd Life of Timothy Green" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as DVD), PG, Family, Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton 

"The Bourne Legacy" - Premieres December 11, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Action, Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz 

"Ted (Unrated)" - Premieres December 11, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), TV-MA, Comedy, Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis 

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3: Dog Days" - Premieres December 18, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG, Family, Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron

"Ice Age: Continental Drift" - Premieres December 18, (Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG, Family, Ray Romano, John Leguizamo

"Total Recall" - Premieres December 18, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Action, Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale

"Trouble With the Curve" - Premieres December 18, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Drama, Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams

"Premium Rush" - Premieres December 21, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Thriller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon

"Resident Evil: Retribution" - Premieres December 21, (Same day as DVD), R, Action, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez

"The Words" - Premieres December 24, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Bradley Cooper, Zoë Saldana

"Looper" - Premieres December 31, (Same day as DVD), R, SciFi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis 

December 2012 Independent Movies & other Titles of Note* (just a selection) 

VOD viewers can catch "John Dies at the End," the Paul Giamatti-produced horror/comedy which comes to cable before it plays in theaters.  Plus, they can see two notable docus - "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," one of 2012's best documentaries (97% on Rotten Tomatoes) and "The Central Park Five" (100% on RT) from Ken Burns, about innocent men imprisoned for rape (same day as theatrical).  "Cosmopolis," is directed by David Cronenberg and stars "Twilight's" Robert Pattinson.  MOD viewers can also check out "Hello, I Must Be Going" to see the breakout performance of Melanie Lynskey which opened this year's Sundance and the very dark comedy "Killer Joe," with Matthew McConaughey as a sadistic psychopath. More details on those below. These entertaining indie films may not be widely available in local theaters. 

"Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" - Premieres December 3, (Same day as DVD), R, Documentary 

"Bones Brigade: An Autobiography" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as DVD), TV-14, Documentary 

"Dying to Do Letterman" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as theatrical release), TV-14, Documentary, Steve Mazan 

"Last Ounce of Courage" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as DVD), PG, Drama, Marshall R. Teague, Fred Williamson 

"Thunderstruck" - Premieres December 4, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG, Family, Kevin Durant, Brandon T. Jackson 

"The Central Park Five" - Premieres December 7, (Available on demand & in theaters), TV-MA, Documentary 

"Crazy Horse" - Premieres December 11, (Before DVD, Netflix & Redbox), TV-MA, Documentary 

"Yelling to the Sky" - Premieres December 14, (Same day as theatrical release), TV-MA, Drama, Zoë Kravitz, Gabourey Sidibe 

"10 Years" - Premieres December 18, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Comedy, Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson 

"Cosmopolis" - Premieres December 18, (Before DVD, Netflix & Redbox), R, Drama, Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche 

"Hello, I Must Be Going" - Premieres December 18, (Weeks before DVD, Netflix & Redbox), R, Drama, Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner 

"Stolen" - Premieres December 18, (Same day as DVD), R, Thriller, Nicolas Cage, Josh Lucas 

"Struck By Lightning" - Premieres December 18, (Before theatrical release), TV-14, Comedy, Chris Colfer, Rebel Wilson

"Killer Joe (Unrated)" - Premieres December 21, (Same day as DVD), TV-MA, Thriller, Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch

"John Dies at the End" - Premieres December 27, (Before theatrical release), R, Horror, Chase Williamson, Paul Giamatti

Cable is the nation's powerhouse in delivery of movies via the On Demand platform, representing nearly 50% of all paid orders in the U.S., far outpacing satellite, telco, iTunes, Amazon and all others.** Movies On Demand on Cable (MOD) is the easiest, most convenient way to rent movies from home instantly, with just a click of the remote. It is part of digital cable service.

 NOTES:

 *Title dates and availability may vary by system. HD and 3D not available in all systems. 

**Independent third party research.

These movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For further information, go to www.indemand.com. For more information about Movies On Demand on Cable, go to www.rentmoviesondemand.com, on-screen guides or cable system websites.

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