Cable On DemandCable offers VOD programming (same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pre-theatrical exclusives) for rent, usually for 24- or 48-hour periods at prices from about $ 2.99 for older titles to $ 9.99 for new or exclusive releases. Since cable offers a direct connection from your cable provider, its VOD offerings are usually less prone to outside interference and can be streamed with surround sound and 3D when available.
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Review in a Hurry: Former smuggler Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg) is pulled into one last job to keep his screwed-up brother-in-law Andy (and by extension, the rest of the family) out of danger. An unusual sort of heist movie in which the heist itself keeps changing, Contraband makes… Continue reading Movie Review: Contraband's Dark Turn Spoils an Otherwise Fun, Sleek Heist Flick
Both of this week’s new wide releases, ‘Tower Heist’ and ‘A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas,’ have an Occupy Wall Street, proles-vs.-fat-cats subtext, but it was one particular fat-cat who seized a surprise win at the box office. ‘Puss in Boots’ not only managed to outduel both newcomers, but also shocked by holding on to almost all of the business it scored during last weekend’s record-breaking debut.
Review in a Hurry: Director Brett Ratner may not see the irony in throwing what is pretty clearly a massive budget into an anti-greed tale, but then this is the guy who gave us The Family Man, in which Nicolas Cage learned how much more awesome it is… Continue reading Movie Review: Ben Stiller & Co. Pack In the Laughs and the Revenge in Tower Heist
Best way to learn how rob a bank? Watch ‘The Town,’ apparently. Five men in New York were just arrested for a string of burglaries allegedly inspired by the 2010 drama directed by and starring Ben Affleck. The NYPD stated that the group used many of the tricks shown in the film, including cutting power to their target’s store and splashing bleach onto ATMs and cash… Continue reading Real-Life Thieves Stole Heist Tricks From 'The Town'