Press Release #147 (1/11/13)
For immediate release
AND THE NOMINEES ARE....
Many Just-Nominated Films On Cable's Movies On Demand
New York, January 11 - Awards Season 2013 is off and running. As the film industry prepares to bestow its highest honor on the year's best films on Sunday, February 24, cable customers nationwide can enjoy some of 2012's most celebrated films from the comfort of their own homes via Movies On Demand (MOD) on cable.
MOD provides film fans the opportunity to catch up on some of the most talked about and honored films of the year in advance of the awards. Some of the year's biggest nominated hits such as "Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Frankenweenie," "Marvel's The Avengers," "The Master," "Prometheus," "Skyfall," "Flight" and many others are currently available or coming soon to cable's on demand platform. Other titles will be announced in the coming weeks. Many systems are also featuring a wealth of Free On Demand awards-related special programs, including behind-the-scenes features and interviews with current nominees and past winners. Stay tuned for more information on these video features. More information on MOD during Awards Season 2013 is at: http://www.rentmoviesondemand.com/awards2013 including past winners now playing on MOD.
Following are the just-nominated feature films that are currently available or coming next month on MOD on cable, along with their nominated categories:
- "Anna Karenina" - Premieres Feb. 19, (Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Original Score, Best Production Design)
- "Argo" - Premieres Feb. 19, (Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Alan Arkin, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Adapted Screenplay)
- "Beasts of the Southern Wild" - Now playing, (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress in a Leading Role - Quvenzhané Wallis, Best Adapted Screenplay)
- "Brave" - Now playing, (Best Animated Feature)
- "Flight" - Premieres Feb. 5, (Best Actor in a Leading Role - Denzel Washington, Best Original Screenplay)
- "Frankenweenie"- Now Playing (Best Animated Feature)
- "Marvel's The Avengers" - Now playing, (Best Visual Effects)
- "The Master" - Premieres Feb. 26, (Best Actor in a Leading Role - Joaquin Phoenix, Best Supporting Actor - Philip Seymour Hoffman, Best Supporting Actress - Amy Adams)
- "Moonrise Kingdom" - Now playing, (Best Original Screenplay)
- "Prometheus" - Now playing, (Best Visual Effects)
- "Paranorman" - Now playing, (Best Animated Feature)
- "Searching for Sugar Man" - Premieres Jan. 22, (Best Documentary Feature)
- "Ted" - Now playing, (Best Original Song)
- "The Sessions" - Premieres Feb.12, (Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Helen Hunt)
- "Skyfall" - Premieres Feb.12, (Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing)
- "Snow White and the Huntsman" - Now playing until Feb. 27, (Best Costume Design, Best Visual Effects)
- "War Witch" - Premieres Feb. 26, (Best Documentary Feature)
Many Golden Globe®, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and craft guild award winners are also available on cable. More news on these is coming soon.
With Movies On Demand through digital cable, viewers can watch these films and many of the most iconic previous award-winning releases available instantly, with pause, fast-forward and rewind functionality.*
*Title dates and availability may vary by system.
These movies are distributed to most U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For full listings, go to www.indemand.com, on-screen guides or cable system websites.
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