Tuesday, June 28, 2011

On Demand for July: what they're rolling out

Movies On Demand on Cable Schedule Update – July 2011
Highlights of Cable’s Movies On Demand (MOD) new release schedule for July, 2011 include “Source Code” premiering July 8, “Limitless,” premiering July 19 and “Rango” on July 29. Almost every major studio new release listed below comes to cable’s MOD schedule either before or the same day as DVD (details below). A wide array of indie films are also premiering in July (small selection listed below). Two infamous (and very different) “on the road” documentaries are also playing: “Magic Trip” about the famed author Ken Kesey’s legendary psychedelic bus trip and “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop,” O’Brien’s 32-city comedy tour after he was booted from “The Tonight Show.” Cable viewers can catch many of these before or same day they hit theaters or DVD.
Below is a selected listing of films premiering on cable TV’s Movies On Demand* platform in July, 2011. All the films listed below and many others are at viewers’ fingertips through the cable remote. All of the major releases are offered in both standard and high-definition, along with many indies. Below are just a few highlights from the schedule of new titles this month, their premiere dates on MOD, ratings, genres and cast.
Major Studio Releases*:
“Source Code”Premieres July 8, (Weeks Before DVD, Weeks Before Netflix and Redbox), PG-13, Action, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan
“The Lincoln Lawyer”Premieres July 12, (Same Day as DVD), R, Action, Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei
“Insidious” Premieres July 12, (Same Day as DVD), PG-13, Horror, Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne
“Arthur” Premieres July 15, (Same Day as DVD, Weeks Before Netflix and Redbox), PG-13, Comedy, Russell Brand, Helen Mirren
“Limitless”Premieres July 19, (Same Day as DVD, Months Before Netflix), PG-13, Sci-Fi, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro
“Take Me Home Tonight” Premieres July 19, (Same Day as DVD, Months Before Netflix), R, Comedy, Topher Grace, Anna Faris
“Rango”Premieres July 29, PG, Animated, Johnny Depp, Timothy Olyphant
Indie Titles* (selected titles only – contact us for more extensive listing):
“Magic Trip”**Premieres July 1, (Before Theatrical Release), R, Documentary, Ken Kesey
“The Perfect Game”Premieres July 4, (Before DVD), PG, Drama, Clifton Collins Jr., Cheech Marin, Moises Arias
“Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”**Premieres July 8, R, Documentary/Comedy, Conan O’Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino
“Flypaper”Premieres July 15, (Before Theatrical Release), TV-MA, Comedy, Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Jeffrey Tambor
“Trust”Premieres July 26, (Same Day as DVD), R, Drama/Thriller, Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Viola Davis
“Cave of Forgotten Dreams”Premieres July 27, (Before DVD), TV-PG, Documentary, Werner Herzog, Dominique Baffier, Jean Clottes. Also in 3D.

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