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“The Dark Knight Rises,” “Looper” are among December’s Movies on Demand selections

Melissa Hayer Published: November 21, 2012
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“The Dark Knight Rises,” starring Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway and Tom Hardy, and “Looper,” starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, are two of the films featured on Cox cable’s Movies on Demand in December.

The complete schedule for Movies on Demand in December, provided in a news release, is as follows:

12/4
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox) – (PG-13)
Faced with both her hot-tempered father’s fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry

The Dark Knight Rises (WB) – (PG-13)
Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.
Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman

Hope Springs (Sony) – (PG-13)
After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Elisabeth Shue, Steve Carell, Jean Smart

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (Buena Vista) – (PG)
A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Starring: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton

12/11
The Bourne Legacy (Universal) – (PG-13)
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum’s novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton

Ted (Universal) – (R-TV/MA)
As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett’s teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John’s side ever since – a friendship that’s tested when Lori, John’s girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel McHale

12/18
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3: Dog Days (Fox) – (PG)
School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?
Starring: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devin Bostik, Rachel Harris, Steve Zahn

Ice Age: Continental Drift (Fox) – (PG)
Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Voices: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah

Total Recall (Sony) – (PG-13)
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall – a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led – goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
Starring: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel

The Cold Light of Day (Lionsgate) – (PG-13)
After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
Starring: Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver
[2-Week On Demand-Exclusive - 1/29 DVD Release]

12/21
Premium Rush (Sony) – (PG-13)
In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Jamie Chung, Dania Ramirez, Aaron Tveit

Resident Evil: Retribution (Sony) – (R)
Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead.
Starring: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Sienna Gullory, Boris Kodjoe, Shawn Roberts

Trouble With the Curve (WB) – (PG-13)
An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip.
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake

Killer Joe (Lionsgate) – (R)
When a debt puts a young man’s life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance.
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Gina Gershon, Thomas Haden Church

12/31
Looper (Sony) – (R)
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to ‘close the loop’ by transporting back Joe’s future self.
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Jeff Daniels, Paul Dano

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MOVIE: This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a scene from the action thriller "Looper." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Entertainment) ORG XMIT: NYET498 ORG XMIT: OKC1208211800497191
MOVIE: This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a scene from the action thriller "Looper." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Entertainment) ORG XMIT: NYET498 ORG XMIT: OKC1208211800497191