Press Release #118 (4/25/12)

4/25/12

May 2012 Movies On Demand

Programming Note: 

Movies On Demand on Cable Schedule Update - May 2012 

 A wide variety of major studio titles greet movie fans in this mid-spring month - action, comedy, romance, thrillers and animation. An array of indie gems also brighten screens in May.  Highlights of the major studio schedule for MOD include "The Vow," "Chronicle," "Underworld Awakening," "New Year's Eve," and "The Woman in Black." Details about these and about cable's indie selections below.

Major Studio Releases*:

 All of the major releases 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.  Movie lovers also gather on http://www.facebook.com/moviesondemand

"New Year's Eve" - Premieres May 1, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), PG-13, Comedy, Halle Berry, Jessica Biel 

"Haywire" - Premieres May 1, (Same day as DVD), R, Action, Gina Carano, Michael Fassbender 

"Joyful Noise" - Premieres May 1, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), PG-13, Comedy, Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton

"Underworld Awakening" - Premieres May 8, (Same day as DVD), R, Action, Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rhea 

"The Vow" - Premieres May 8, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Romance, Channing Tatum, Rachel McAdams 

"One For the Money" - Premieres May 15, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Comedy, Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara 

"The Devil Inside" - Premieres May 15, (Same day as DVD), R, Horror, Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman 

"Chronicle" - Premieres May 15, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Action, Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell 

"The Grey" - Premieres May 15, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Action, Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney 

"Red Tails" - Premieres May 22, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Action, Nate Parker, David Oyelowo 

"The Secret World of Arrietty" - Premieres May 22, (Same day as DVD), G, Animated, Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler

"This Means War" - Premieres May 22, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Comedy, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy

"The Woman in Black" - Premieres May 22, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Horror, Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds

"Gone" - Premieres May 29, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Thriller, Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Sunjata

"Man on a Ledge" - Premieres May 29, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Thriller, Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks

Indie Titles* for May, 2012:

Indies premiering in May feature some notable performances, award nominees and winners and well-known actors in unique roles. For instance, cable viewers can find "W.E.,"  directed by Madonna, which won best original song at this year's Golden Globes; "#Regeneration," the documentary following the Occupy Wall Street movement, narrated by Ryan Gosling, which premieres the same day as theaters; "Bel Ami," featuring Robert Pattinson (Twilight) seducing Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci, and Kristen Scott Thomas' characters. Also notable is "Rampart," from the director of "The Messenger," featuring a dynamic performance from Woody Harrelson and strong supporting cast as well (Ben Foster, Cynthia Nixon, Anne Heche, Steve Buscemi, Sigourney Weaver, Robin Wright, Ice Cube, Brie Larson, Ned Beatty); "Albert Nobbs," with Oscar-nominated performances from Glenn Close and Janet McTeer as Irish women living and working as men in late 19th-century Ireland; "We Need to Talk About Kevin," featuring a powerhouse performance from TIlda Swinton; "Take This Waltz" with Michelle Williams and Set Rogen; and "Coriolanus" critic's pick (95% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes) which is the directorial debut of Ralph Fiennes.  More info below.

"W.E." - Premieres May 1, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy

 "All In: The Poker Movie" - Premieres May 1, (Same day as DVD), TV-14, Documentary

"#Regeneration" - Premieres May 3, (Same day as theatrical release), TV-14, Documentary, Narration: Ryan Gosling

**"Bel Ami"- Premieres May 4, (Before theatrical release), R, Drama, Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman

"Rampart" - Premieres May 15, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster

"Albert Nobbs" - Premieres May 15, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska

"We Need to Talk About Kevin" - Premieres May 15, (Before DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Drama, Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

**"Take This Waltz" - Premieres May 25, (Before theatrical release), R, Drama, Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen 

"Coriolanus" - Premieres May 29, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Gerard Butler, Ralph Fiennes 

NOTES:

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

**Not available on Cox Communications

 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. Listings for Cable's Movies On Demand can also be found at TVGuide.com (http://movies.tvguide.com/movies-on-demand).

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