Comcast On Demand today features the Golden Globe nominee The Hurt Locker, which some people have called one of the best war movies ever made. There’s also the song-and-dance show Fame, the Oscar-winning Japanese film Departures, and the comedy Post Grad. Check them out below.
The Hurt Locker
Jeremy Renner is Staff Sgt. William James, who takes over the Army’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Squad in Baghdad and proceeds to startle his men (Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty) with his apparent disregard for protocol and safety – but it might all be a carefully crafted illusion. Also starring Ralph Fiennes, Guy Pearce, David Morse and Evangeline Lilly.
Fame! I wanna live forever! I wanna learn how to fly high! The classic film and TV series about young kids at a performing arts school striving to reach for their dreams gets a modern-day makeover for the American Idol era.
Alexis Bledel stars in this comedy as a woman who’s just finished college and can’t find a job, forcing her to move back in with her parents and re-evaluate her life while getting closer to her best friend (Zach Gilford). Michael Keaton stars as her father.
The 2008 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Film tells the story of a cellist whose dreams are dashed by the dissolution of his orchestra, and is forced to move back to his small home town to take a socially undesirable job as an undertaker.