A blockbuster animated sequel, Adam Sandler as an immature dad, and an adolescent romance are just some of what can be found in movies that will be come available on demand from October 15 to October 22, 2012. (Check with your cable or satellite provider for a lineup of on-demand channels on your system.)
Here is a list of those movies and their on-demand premiere dates:
October 16, 2012: “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” (Same day as DVD release) Rated PG.
Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith and David Schwimmer are among the voice cast in this third film in the animated “Madagscar” series about a group of lovable zoo animals. In “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” the animals are stranded in Europe and find themselves joining a circus as a way to get back to New York City.
For more info: “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” website
October 16, 2012: “That’s My Boy” (Same day as DVD release) Rated R.
In this raunchy comedy, Adam Sandler plays Donny Berger the immature, estranged father of an uptight twentysomething son (played by Andy Samberg) who is about to get married. When Donny was a teenager, he fathered the son during an illicit affair with a school teacher, who was subsequently imprisoned, leaving Donny to raise the child by himself. The affair made Donny a minor celebrity, and he hopes to cash in on the reunion with his son.
For more info: “That’s My Boy” website
October 16, 2012: “Moonrise Kingdom” (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix and Redbox availability) Rated PG-13.
Set in the early 1960s, “Moonrise Kingdom” (written and directed by Wes Anderson) follows the adventures of tween misfits Sam Shakusky (Jared Gilman) and Suzy Bishop (Kara Hayward) as they fall in love and decide to run away together. Bruce Willis, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton and Bill Murray play the adults trying to find the two runaways.
For more info: “Moonrise Kingdom” website
October 16, 2012: “Chernobyl Diaries” (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix availability) Rated R.
In this horror film, a group of young tourists hire a guide to take them to the notorious Chernobyl site in Russia, where a nuclear power-plant disaster occurred in 1986. The tourists get more than they bargained for when they are attacked by mysterious assailants.
For more info: “Chernobyl Diaries” website
October 16, 2012: “All Together” (Before theatrical release) Rated TV-MA.
Jane Fonda, Geraldine Chaplin are among the stars of this French-language comedy. The movie is about a group of senior citizens as they navigate through life and love.
For more info: “All Together” website
October 16, 2012: “Neil Young Journeys” (Same as DVD) Rated PG.
This documentary (directed by Jonathan Demme) chronicles Canadian native Neil Young’s 2011 road trip in a 1956 Crown Victoria. The rocker travels from his hometown of Omemee, Ontario, to downtown Toronto’s Massey Hall where he has a performance.
For more info: “Neil Young Journeys” website