What’s new On Demand this month? A bunch of cool movies, including several Oscar winners and “Veronica Mars,” which arrives On Demand the same day as its theatrical release. Watch these titles soon, though, because they have expiration dates!
Movies On Demand brings Hollywood home this month, including the 2014 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, “12 Years a Slave,” available On Demand Tues., March 18.
The film made history as the first Best Picture ever to have been directed by a black filmmaker (Steve McQueen). The brutal but acclaimed film also landed Oscars for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting actress for Lupita Nyong’o’s stunning role as Patsey.
Other Oscar Nominees Currently Available On Demand:
- The Lone Ranger (available now – 3/17)
- Cutie and the Boxer (available now – 3/18)
- The Act of Killing (available now – 4/7)
- 20 Feet from Stardom (available now – 4/13)
- Despicable Me 2 (available now – 4/23)
- Prisoners (available now – 5/9)
Here are all the new Movies On Demand for March 2014:
Oldboy (Sony) (R). The action/drama stars Josh Brolin, Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (Magnolia) (TV-MA). The drama stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Stacy Martin, Uma Thurman and Willem Dafoe. It actually hits On Demand before its theatrical release.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate) (PG-13). The action/adventure sequel to “The Hunger Games” stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jena Malone, Sam Claflin, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland.
Missing William (Freestyle) (PG). The drama stars Brandon Routh and Courtney Ford, and hits On Demand same day as its theatrical release.
Perfect Sisters (WB) (TV-14). The horror/drama stars Abigail Breslin, Mira Sorvino and Georgie Henley. It arrives On Demand before its theatrical release.
Homefront (Universal) (R). The action thriller stars Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder and Kate Bosworth.
Inside Llewyn Davis (CBS Films) (R). The musical drama stars Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan and John Goodman.
Out of the Furnace (Relativity) (R). The action/drama stars Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana, Willem Dafoe, Sam Shepard and Forest Whitaker.
A Birder’s Guide to Everything (Universal) (PG-13). The comedy stars Ben Kingsley and Kodi Smit-McPhee, and arrives On Demand before its theatrical release.
The Face Of Love (IFC) (PG-13). The drama/romance stars Annette Bening, Robin Williams and Ed Harris.
Veronica Mars (WB) (PG-13). The much-anticipated TV series-to-movie stars Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni, Tina Majorino, Chris Lowell, Francis Capra, Ryan Hansen, Max Greenfield, Jason Dohring and Jamie Lee Curtis. It arrives On Demand and in theaters on the same day.
Better Living Through Chemistry (Universal) (TV-MA). The comedy stars Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Michelle Monaghan and Jane Fonda, and arrives On Demand the same day as its theatrical release.
12 Years a Slave (Fox) (R). The Oscar-winning drama about slavery stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti, Paul Dano, Adepero Oduye, Alfre Woodard and Brad Pitt.
American Hustle (Sony) (R). The David O. Russell drama stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Starz/Weinstein) (PG-13). The drama/biopic stars Idris Elba and Naomie Harris.
Kill Your Darlings (Sony) (R). The drama/thriller stars Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (Magnolia) (TV-MA). The sex drama stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Stacy Martin, Uma Thurman and Willem Dafoe, and arrives On Demand before its theatrical release.
Blood Ties (Lionsgate) (Ratings TBD). The thriller stars Clive Owen, Mila Kunis, Marion Cotillard, Zoe Saldana, Billy Crudup, James Caan and Lili Taylor. Arrives On Demand same day as its theatrical release.
The Book Thief (Fox) (PG-13). The book adaptation stars Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
Maladies (Tribeca) (TV-14). The drama stars James Franco and Catherine Keener.
The Past (Sony) (PG-13). The foreign drama stars Bérénice Bejo and Tahar Rahim.