Movies On Demand - October 2012 Preview - The IndiesSeptember 30, 2012


Movies On Demand - October 2012 Preview - The Indies

On Demand Weekly helps you browse through the New Movies On Demand (MOD) this month with our October preview!

By Britt Bensen

MOD viewers can catch many entertaining titles on cable either before or the same day they premiere in theatres. In October, that group includes Nature CALLS, IN THEIR SKIN, THE DETAILS PRICE CHECK, THE COMEDY, UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: DAY OF RECKONING and FAT KID RULES THE WORLD. More details on those below. Plus, MOD features the world premiere of the film noir thriller, Hotel Noir. Also premiering are RUBY SPARKS and SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, both of which have already received critical and audience acclaim. These entertaining indie films may not be widely available in local theaters.

 
Enjoy On Demanding this month!


Indie Titles:
 

THE LADY – Premieres October 2
R, Drama
Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis

Same day as DVD
 
 
RED LIGHTS – Premieres October 2
R, Thriller
Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver

Same day as DVD
 
 
RESTLESS CITY – Premieres October 2
R, Drama
Sy Alassane, Nicole Grey

7 days before DVD, Netflix & Redbox


SOUND OF MY VOICE – Premieres October 2
R, Thriller
Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius, Brit Marling

Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox


IN THEIR SKIN – Premieres October 4
TV-MA, Thriller
Selma Blair, Josh Close

Before theatrical release
 
 
NATURE CALLS – Premieres October 4
R, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville, Patton Oswalt

Before theatrical release
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Mark Duplass’ Top 10 MoviesOctober 06, 2012


Mark Duplass’ Top 10 Movies

Mark Duplass

On October 4, 2011, Mark Duplass (DO-DECA PENTATHLON, YOUR SISTER'S SISTER) began tweeting daily movie recommendations available on Netflix (#netflix365). 365 days later, the daily tips from one of today's funniest and candid talents in front of and behind the camera concluded. For someone who wrote, starred, co-directed in multiple films and FX's "The League," where did he find the time?

 

 

See the latest Independent Movie On Demand (IMOD) Trailers here...


We salute Mark's effort with his Top 10 List. Let's hope he finds a new interest to cover soon (music, beer, antibacterial soaps, breaking down on set feuds #Marino #Kroll).

Mark Duplass 
@MarkDuplass:

Only 10 more @netflix recs before my full year of #netflix365 is up... gonna do a top ten list for the last 10 days...

#10: OLD JOY. Set in the Oregon Cascades, this lyrical, nostalgic tale of old friendship is heartbreaking. #netflix365

#9: HOOP DREAMS. 2 boys want to be NBA stars. Quite possibly the greatest sports doc of all time. #netflix365

#8: HALF NELSON. Ryan Gosling becomes a great actor in this moody drama about a drug-addicted teacher. #netflix365

#7: THE HORSE BOY. A couple journeys to Mongolia to help their autistic son in this beautiful/inspiring doc. #netflix365

#6: BUFFALO '66. Vincent Gallo wants to kill former Bill's kicker Scott Wood. Sad. Unique. Funny as hell. #netflix365

#5: MAN ON WIRE. In 1974, Philippe Petit walked a high wire bw NY's Twin Towers. Stunning, inspired doc. #netflix365

#4: KRAMER VS KRAMER. Streep/Hoffman in their prime as a divorced couple fighting for custody of their son. #netflix365

 

#3: THIS IS SPINAL TAP. Mockumentary brilliance from Chris Guest and company. This one goes to 11. #netflix365

#2: ROCKY. An underdog southpaw from Philly just wants to go the distance with the champ. Noble. Inspiring. #netflix365

and... the final #netflix365 of 365 days worth of @netflix recommendations is... drumroll...

#1: THE BIG LEBOWSKI. Bc the Coen Bros r an American treasure + the dude is my hero + the film is perfect. #netflix365


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