Stay warm with hot movies on TDS TV On Demand

It’s cold outside so you have the perfect excuse to stay indoors and watch some hot movies on TDS TV on Demand—including a newly minted Golden Globe winner.

Starts January 7
Rated R
Warner Bros.

You’ve seen origin stories about comic book heroes, but what about a villain? In what might be a movie first, Batman’s nemesis gets a stand-alone cinematic deep dive. In a powerful performance by Joaquin Phoenix, viewers get a window on what made Arthur Fleck become the Joker. The character study is described as visceral, brilliant, and unforgettable—which is why Phoenix won the Golden Globe for his performance.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Starts January 14
Rated PG

The sequel to the global box office hit, Angelina Jolie returns as Maleficent—set years after she and Aurora bond. Despite the love between the two, hatred between man and the fairy world continues. When Aurora and her prince are about to marry, a war unfolds, testing the ties between Maleficent and her “beastie.” There are heroes, villains, eye-popping visuals, and plenty of Disney heart making this a worthy watch!

Zombieland: Double Tap
Starts January 21
Rated R
Sony Pictures

After years of rumors about a sequel to the cult favorite, it is finally here with the same fantastic cast, irreverent humor, and yes, blood. Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock are joined by some new survivors as they battle a fresh batch of newly evolved zombies. Hot tip: one reviewer says to be sure to stay on your couch through the credits!

The Addams Family
Starts January 21
Rated PG
MGM Studios

If you’re looking for a movie that’s more family-friendly this week, check out The Addams Family. The famously creepy family is back with an all-star voice cast including Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Fin Wolfard, and more. It may be just the ticket for a fresh, fun, family friendly movie.

Gemini Man
Starts January 21
Rated PG-13

Audiences loved this sci-fi thriller starring Will Smith…and Will Smith. Directed by Ang Lee, Smith plays a hitman who is targeted by a mysterious young who looks and acts suspiciously like himself. There’s action and mystery plus a lot of Lee’s usual commitment to creating a visually thrilling film.

Terminator: Dark Fate
Starts January 28
Rated R

Saran Connor is BACK. This movie picks up after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day—so 28 years after Sarah (Linda Hamilton) prevented that fateful event. Unlike previous movies, in Dark Fate Sarah is not a Skynet target. Instead she, along with a super-soldier from the future and a T-800 (yes, the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger), helps Dani Ramos who is running from a new model of Terminator.

Honorable mentions:

The Lighthouse: anchored by amazing performances by Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe, the movie is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Starts January 7; rated R

Jay & Silent Bob Reboot: with a huge 94% audience score, this funny return of Kevin Smith’s characters starts on January 21; rated R.

Harriet: a tribute to a pivotal figure in American history with a huge 97% audience score (and 73% critics score!). Starts January 28; rated PG-13


About Missy Kellor

Missy works on the Corporate Communications team and reports stories to TDS employees and customers. This is right up her alley because she’s an extrovert and also a big fan of research (really, she’ll look up just about anything that strikes her interest). Missy is a native of Madison, Wis. with an undergraduate in Anthropology and a master’s degree in Life Sciences Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interest in the Internet as a mass media shaped her work towards a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communications. She’s also worked as an editorial assistant, copywriter, and production artist. In her off hours, Missy is a crafter, Pinterest addict, reader, wife, and mom of two kids.
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