Snow has started to fall and the holiday season is nearing. Theaters are currently packed with rabid Star Wars fans and Christmas Day will see the release of six major releases. This combination will surely lead to crowded theaters, so why not stay home with the family and catch a movie On Demand instead!

The Stanford Prison Experiment

IFC Films

Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment details an experiment where a group of students each serve as either a prisoner or a prison guard. It is based on a real-life experiment conducted at Stanford in 1971. The film features a group of great performances from a young cast on the rise, and it challenges the way the real-life experiment in 1971 is viewed. The Stanford Prison Experiment is currently available to rent with select cable and satellite providers, iTunes, and Amazon starting at $4.99.

Goodnight Mommy

RADiUS

Goodnight Mommy

Goodnight Mommy has two defined ideas sometimes at war with itself, however the skills behind the storytelling, score, and technical aspects make it worth a watch. Viewer’s prior experience with similar films will dictate how the narrative reveals itself to them and feels organic within the structure. Goodnight Mommy is currently available to rent with select cable and satellite providers, iTunes, and Amazon starting at $4.99.

The Entertainment

Magnolia Pictures

Entertainment

Entertainment is a follow-up to 2012’s The Comedy. The film features many of the same themes and aesthetics that made The Comedy memorable. Gregg Turkington, who played a supporting role in The Comedy, plays the lead role in Entertainment, an offbeat comedian on a tour of the Mojave Desert. Entertainment is currently available to rent with select cable and satellite providers, iTunes, and Amazon starting at $6.99.

Dementia

IFC Films

Dementia

In Dementia a disabled war veteran is diagnosed with dementia and subjected to the harmful care of a threatening live-in nurse. It is a capable thriller that features solid acting and a building tension. The movie misses out on a couple interesting thematic opportunities but is ultimately worth a watch. Dementia is currently available to rent with select cable and satellite providers.