OCTOBER 2010 HIGHLIGHTS OF MOVIES ON DEMAND ON CABLE
Do you hate to go out on Friday night and fight the crowds for the popular DVD of the week? Movies On Demand has a solution for you. Available on Cable, use your remote to find and watch brand new movies that are released the same day as DVDs. It is that easy!
Below are a selection of films premiering on cable TV’s Movies On Demand (MOD) platform in October, 2010. At your fingertips and through the cable remote, with no planning necessary, no DVDs to return and no late-fee worries. All are offered in both standard and high-definition.
“Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” – Now Available (Available before Theaters), R, Documentary. This documentary feature takes an in-depth look at the rapid rise and dramatic fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer.
“Splice” – Now Available (Same Day as DVD, Weeks Before Netflix and Redbox), R, Horror, Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley. Two superstar genetic engineers create a strangely beautiful, amazing creature that exceeds their wildest dreams, but as she grows, her existence threatens to become their worst nightmare.
“A Nightmare On Elm Street” – Now Available (Same Day as DVD, Weeks Before Netflix and Redbox), R, Horror, Jackie Earle Haley. Freddy’s back in the update of Wes Craven’s classic tales of the hideously disfigured dream-stalker and his prey.
“Iron Man 2” –Now Available, PG-13, Action/Adventure, Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow. The world is aware that Tony Stark is the armored Super Hero Iron Man. Tony is unwilling to divulge the secrets behind the Iron Man armor because he fears the information will slip into the wrong hands.
“Jonah Hex” – Now Available (Same Day as DVD, Weeks Before Netflix and Redbox), PG-13, Action/Adventure, Josh Brolin, Megan Fox. A bounty hunter with one foot in the natural world and one on the other side, Jonah is asked to hunt down his oldest enemy, who is gathering an army and preparing to unleash Hell itself.
“Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work” –Now Available (Same Day as Theatrical) TV-MA, Documentary. Peeling away the mask of an iconic comedian and exposing the struggles, sacrifices and joy of living life as a ground breaking female performer.
“Predators”–Premieres October 19 (Same Day as DVD, Weeks Before Netflix and Redbox), R, Action, Adrien Brody, Topher Grace. Adrien Brody stars as Royce, a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors who come to realize they’ve been brought together on an alien planet; as prey.
“Winter’s Bone” –Premieres October 26 (Same Day as DVD), R, Drama, Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes. An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
“Sex And The City 2” –Premieres October 26 (Same Day as DVD, Weeks Before Netflix and Redbox), R, Romantic Comedy, Sarah Jessica Parker. Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda take another bite out of The Big Apple-and beyond.
“The Girl Who Played With Fire” –Premieres October 26 (Same Day as DVD), R, Thriller, Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace. The second installment in the Millennium trilogy following The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.
“How To Train Your Dragon” –Premieres October 29, PG, Kids/Family, Gerald Butler, Kristen Wiig. The story centers around a Viking teenager named Hiccup, who lives on the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. But when he encounters an injured dragon, his world is flipped upside down.
With Movies On Demand through digital cable, viewers can watch movies instantly, pause, fast-forward and rewind. Dates and availability vary by system. For listings, check your on-screen guides or cable system websites. Listings for Cable’s Movies On Demand can also be found at: