Pretty awesome in my book, might be the first 1080p On Demand movie I download
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Apr 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- To celebrate the arrival of the latest James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, DIRECTV, the nation's No. 1 satellite television service, will present the film in 1080p and treat customers to the "007 Collection," an instant James Bond Film festival available on DIRECTV's video on demand service.
Quantum of Solace, one of the top ten movies of 2008, will be instantly available in standard definition and HD on DIRECTV Pay Per View and in 1080p (the highest HD resolution format available for HD video enthusiasts) through DIRECTV on Demand beginning today.
As a special treat for those who want more time to bond with Bond, seven classic films: Casino Royale (precursor to Quantum of Solace), Diamonds Are Forever, Die Another Day, Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Golden Eye and Goldfinger will be available on demand in HD and standard definition through May 7.
Quantum of Solace, the 22nd film in the Bond franchise, follows the eponymous spy who, having been betrayed by the woman he loved, fights the urge to make his latest mission personal.
The DIRECTV on DEMAND service is available to customers with a DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR or R22 DVR receiver, and offers more than 7,000 standard-definition and HD titles, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. The service allows customers to download the programming of their choice from the DIRECTV on DEMAND library to their DVRs to enjoy whenever they want. The service offers one of the easiest-to-use on demand interfaces on television, with unique features that make navigating through titles simple and quick.