Press Release #155 (2/27/13)




Many Winning and Nominated Films On Cable's Movies On Demand

New York, Feb, 27 - Now that the golden statues are given out, 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.  Following are the winning films* that are currently available or coming next month on MOD on cable, along with their nominated categories:

  • "Anna Karenina" - Now playing, (Best Costume Design,)
  • "Argo" - Now playing, (Best Picture, Best Film Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay)
  • "Brave" - Now playing, (Best Animated Feature)
  • "Searching for Sugar Man" - Now Playing, (Best Documentary Feature)
  • "Skyfall" - Now playing, (Best Original Song, Best Sound Editing)
  • "Life of Pi" - Premieres 3/12, (Best Director, Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score)
  • "Zero Dark Thirty" - Premieres 3/19, same day as DVD, (Best Sound Editing
  • "Les Miserables" - Premieres 3/22, same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox, (Best Supporting Actress-Anne Hathaway, Best Sound Mixing, Best Makeup & Hairstyling)
  • "Lincoln" - Premieres 3/26, same day as DVD (Best Actor - Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Production Design & Set Decoration)
  • "Curfew" Now playing, (Best Live Action Short Film) - (Note: nominated shorts are playing on MOD under the title "Best 2013 Live-Action Nominated Shorts," and can be ordered as a single movie) 

Some of the year's biggest nominated hits are currently available or coming soon to MOD, such as "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Frankenweenie," "Wreck-It Ralph" (starts 3/5), "The Master," "Flight," "Moonrise Kingdom" "Hitchcock" (starts 3/12), "ParaNorman,"  "Ted," "The Sessions," "War Witch," "A Royal Affair" (starts 3/19), "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (starts 3/19) and others. Viewers have a few more weeks to catch these: "Marvel's The Avengers," (ends 3/10) and "Prometheus," (ends 3/25). 

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.*

*Titles, 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, on-screen guides or cable system websites.

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