Time is Limited to See Three Acclaimed Films

The Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) rental window closes tomorrow on “The Master,” which garnered Academy Award best-acting nominations for Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams.

The clock is also ticking for two other award-winning films. “Life of Pi” is available until July 25, and “Argo” is available until July 30.

Where Suddenlink VOD is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.

Saturns Honor Best in Horror, Sci-fi, Fantasy, Action

The 38th annual Saturn Awards, which honored TV and film’s recent horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and action achievements, were held this week. 

Best Film Awards went to “Marvel’s the Avengers” (Science Fiction); “Life of Pi” (Fantasy); “The Cabin in the Woods” (Horror/Thriller); and “Skyfall” (Action/Adventure).

Best TV Awards went to NBC’s “Revolution” (Best Network Series); AMC’s “The Walking Dead” (Best Syndicated/Cable Series) and “Breaking Bad” (Best Presentation on TV); and MTV’s “Teen Wolf” (Best Youth-Oriented Series).

SuperHeroHype offers a full list of winners.

You can catch “Life of Pi” and “Skyfall,” as well as other Saturn Award winners, “Cloud Atlas,” “Django Unchained,” “The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey,” and “Les Miserables,” on Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD). Where Suddenlink VOD is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.

NBC, AMC, and MTV are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Which Movies Survived April Madness Round One?

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The closest contest in the first round of April Movie Madness was between “Red Dawn” and “Pitch Perfect,” with the former taking 56% of the total orders between these two films. 

The biggest blow out went to “Zero Dark Thirty,” which took 90% of the total orders between it and “Playing for Keeps.”  (Never bet against the U.S. Navy SEALs.) 

And thus we move on to the second round, featuring these match-ups. 

Can a Hobbit beat a tiger?  Who will win the battle of the “Dawns”?  Watch your favorites to help them advance to round three.

For those just joining the fun, our 16-movie bracket was created using March’s most-purchased Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) movies, “seeded” according to popularity. Each Tuesday, we’ll announce which movie from each pairing was purchased the most through Suddenlink VOD during the preceding week.  The best performers will advance to the championship round.

 

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Life of Pi’

 

Adventure drama film “Life of Pi” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD), 28 days before Netflix and Redbox.

Director Ang Lee creates a movie event about a young man on a fateful voyage who, after a spectacular disaster, is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. Suraj Sharma and Irrfan Khan star.

“Life of Pi” earned 11 Oscar nominations and took home four awards. It was also named Movie of the Year by the American Film Institute. 

Where Suddenlink VOD is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.