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Oscar-Nominated Films Come Home Via Movies On Demand

Photo of Jacob Combs By Jacob Combs | Thompson on Hollywood February 1, 2012 at 1:33PM

During Oscar season studios capitalize on nominations at the box office--and reach more Academy voters in LA and NY--with limited runs such as the one week re-release of "Rango" in Hollywood. But now they are grabbing eyeballs in another way: Movies on Demand.
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Midnight in Paris

During Oscar season studios capitalize on nominations at the box office--and reach more Academy voters in LA and NY--with limited runs such as the one week re-release of "Rango" in Hollywood. But now they are grabbing eyeballs in another way: Movies on Demand.

Best Picture nominees "Midnight in Paris," "The Help," "The Tree of Life" and "Moneyball" are all available on MOD, as well as the Best Animated Feature nominee "Kung Fu Panda 2" and Best Original Screenplay nom "Bridesmaids."  A full list of the nominated films available on demand can be found on TV Guide's website.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.