January Movies On Demand Preview - SALT, SHREK, SAW, SECRETARIAT & MoreJanuary 03, 2011

January Movies On Demand Preview - SALT, SHREK, SAW, SECRETARIAT & More

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On Demand Weekly reviews new Movies On Demand every Tuesday.  Premiering in January:  SALT, SHREK FOREVER AFTER, SAW: THE FINAL CHAPTER, THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNETS NEST, NOWHERE BOY and many more!

 

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CATFISH - Premieres January 4

This documentary was directed by Ariel Shulman and Henry Joost.  Rated PG-13

On Demand the same day as DVD, before Netflix or Redbox.

 

HOWL - Premieres January 4 
This unrated drama stars James Franco as the poet Allen Ginsberg, with Mary-Louise Parker and Jeff Daniels.  Rated PG-13

On Demand the same day as DVD, before Netflix or Redbox.

 

THE LAST EXORCISM - Premieres January 4 
This fictional horror film, shot in the style of a documentary, stars Patrick Fabian and Ashley Bell.  Rated PG-13

On Demand the same day as DVD.

 

MACHETE - Premieres January 4 

This Robert Rodriguez-directed, action-packed satire stars Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba and Robert DeNiro, and features smaller roles by an all-star cast.  Rated R

On Demand the same day as DVD, before Netflix or Redbox.

 

SALT - Premieres January 4 
This action film stars Angelina Jolie as a badass double agent: CIA operative/Russian assassin.  Rated PG-13

On Demand before Netflix.



SHREK FOREVER AFTER - Premieres January 5
This final, fourth chapter in the animated film series features the voices of Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, and Eddie Murphy.  Rated PG

Available in 3D.

 

DESPICABLE ME - Premieres January 6

This Golden Globe nominee for Best Animated Film features the voices of Steve Carrell and Jason Segel.  Rated PG

Available in 3D/ On Demand 5 days before Netflix or Redbox.

 

CASE 39 - Premieres January 7
This horror movie stars Renee Zellweger and Jodelle Ferland.  Rated R

 

DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS - Premieres January 7
This comedy stars Paul Rudd and Steve Carell.  Rated PG-13

 

ALPHA AND OMEGA - Premieres January 11
This animated feature is voiced by Hayden Panettiere and Justin Long.  Rated PG

On Demand the same day as DVD/ Available in 3D.

 

EVERY DAY - Premieres January 14
This comedy stars Liev Schreiber and Helen Hunt, also featuring Carla Gugino, Eddie Izzard, and Brian Dennehy.  Rated R

Same day as Theatrical Release.

 

BURIED - Premieres January 18
This suspense thriller about a man buried alive stars Ryan Reynolds.  Rated R

On Demand the same day as DVD.



TAKERS - Premieres January 18
This heist film stars Matt Dillon and Paul Walker.  PG-13

On Demand the same day as DVD.

 

SAW: THE FINAL CHAPTER - Premieres January 25
This unrated version of the final, seventh film in the horror series, stars Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, and Betsy Russell.  Unrated

On Demand the same day as DVD, available in 3D (rated R version).

 

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST
Premiering January 25, rated R, this third chapter in the Swedish suspense series, “Millenium Trilogy,” stars Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace.

On Demand the same day as DVD.

 

JACK GOES BOATING - Premieres January 25
This comedy stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Ryan.  Rated R

On Demand the same day as DVD.

 

NOWHERE BOY - Premieres January 25
This biographical drama about John Lennon’s boyhood stars Aaron Johnson and Kristin Scott Thomas.  Rated R

On Demand the same day as DVD.

 

RED  - Premieres January 25
This action-comedy stars Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker and Helen Mirren. Golden Globe nominee for Best Feature Film, Comedy.  Rated PG-13

On Demand the same day as DVD.

 

SECRETARIAT - Premieres January 25
This drama about the triple-crown winner stars Diane Lane and John Malkovich.  Rated PG

On Demand the same day as DVD.

 

RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE 3D - Premieres January 27
This installment of the action-horror series stars Milla Jovovich. Available in 3D.*  Rated R

*select markets only

 

- Lindsay Felcyn

Lindsay Felcyn covers new movies on demand for On Demand Weeklyfrom sunny Seattle. Prior, she was a Director of Marking at Miramax Films in New York City, where she focused primarily on the Academy Awards campaign.

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