New on Demand: 2 Oscar Nominated Films

Biographical drama “Captain Phillips” and comedic drama “Blue Jasmine” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

“Captain Phillips” tells the true story of the first Somali pirate hijacking of a U.S. cargo ship and the U.S. Navy’s rescue efforts. The film has been nominated for Oscar awards in the categories of best picture; best supporting actor (Barkhad Abdi); best adapted screenplay (Billy Ray); and best sound mixing. Tom Hanks and Catherine Keener star. Max Martini, John Magaro and Chris Mulkey co-star. See trailer.

“Blue Jasmine” chronicles a fashionable New York housewife in crisis after losing her fortune. The film is in Oscar contention for best actress (Cate Blanchett); best supporting actress (Sally Hawkins); and best original screenplay (Woody Allen). Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Louis C.K., Michael Stuhlbarg, Bobby Cannavale and Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay co-star.

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