New Movies on Demand | April 2012
Some of 2011's best are finding a home on demand in April 2012.
Movies releasing this month include War Horse, We Bought a Zoo, Albert Nobbs, Shame, God Bless America, and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol.
Click on the Movies on Demand logo to find any flick on your cable provider. It's extremely easy to order and get something in your living room right now! Most titles are available the same day as the dvd release, and weeks before Netflix and/or Redbox.
Enjoy this month's on demand releases for April 2012!
April 3rd | Top New Movies on Demand
Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, "War Horse" begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets-British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter-before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man's Land.
Director: Steven Spielberg
We Bought a Zoo
Who was Shakespeare? This Elizabethan drama imagines that the man we call the Bard really didn't pen his body of timeless plays. The stages of London erupt in intrigue as the real author of the classics credited to Shakespeare comes to light.
Starring: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson
Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
After surviving the sinking of their cruise ship, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore must survive on a Polynesian island.
Starring: Justin Long, Jason Lee
April 6th| New Movies on Demand Releases
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Morgan Spurlock travels to Comic-Con, the annual expo that draws more than 100,000 comic, sci-fi and fantasy lovers to San Diego. The film showcases the kinship shared by costume-clad attendees, and Hollywood's courtship of the event's fervent fans.
Starring: Morgan Spurlock
Director Wim Wenders uses 3D technology to arresting effect in this performance documentary about Pina Bausch's Tanztheater Wuppertal dance company. Performing alfresco in Wuppertal, Germany, the troupe's pieces include "The Rite of Spring."
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner
God Bless America
In the highly anticipated next chapter of the blockbuster The Twilight Saga, the newfound married bliss of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.
Starring: Larry Miller, Melinda Page Hamilton
April 10th | New Releases on Demand
Albert Nobbs is a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men's clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of her own making..
Starring: Glenn Close
The Darkest Hour
The Darkest Hour is the story of five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack. The thriller highlights the classic beauty of Moscow alongside mind-blowing special effects.
Starring: Emile Hirsch
The Iron Lady
"The Iron Lady" is a surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of The United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male dominated world.
Starring: Meryl Streep
April 17th | New Movies on Demand
Brandon is a 30-something man living in New York who is unable to manage his sex life. After his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment, Brandon's world spirals out of control. From director Steve McQueen (Hunger), Shame is a compelling and timely examination of the nature of need, how we live our lives and the experiences that shape us.
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Super-agent Ethan Hunt dangles from skyscrapers and otherwise takes daring to new heights on another operation from the Impossible Missions Force. Helping Hunt get the job done is droll fellow IMF agent Luther Stickel.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner
April 20th | New on Demand on Cable
Featuring dozens of interviews, electrifying concert performances and rare footage, this documentary explores the music, life and legacy of reggae icon Bob Marley, from his birth in 1945 to his death from cancer at age 36.
Starring: Bob Marley
April 24th | New on Demand on Cable
When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago -- smuggling -- to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale
Brooklyn teen Alike (Adepero Oduye) is a model child around her devoutly religious family, but she sheds the good-girl image to reveal a harder side during a nightclub excursion with butch pal Laura (Pernell Walker) in this coming-of-age tale of urban identity and sexual expression. With curfew looming and her parents none the wiser, Alike must catch the bus back home, where she faces the complex negotiation of her contradictory worlds.
Starring: Kim Wayans, Stephanie Andujar