Author: J. Scott Shreve

On Demand Movie Guide: June 2016

Summer blockbuster season isn’t looking so good. Thankfully there are always a bevy of On Demand options for cinema fanatics to choose from. Why not stay home, avoid the crowds, and see a good movie for far less than the theater experience would cost. Check out our On Demand movie guide for this month. No Stranger Than Love No Stranger Than Love offers a unique twist to the typical rom-com. Lucy (Allison Brie) is constantly bombarded by unwanted pronouncements of love and when she finally thinks she may love someone, a hole opens in her living room floor trapping...

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There Were Tears: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, and The Magic of Sports (and DVR)

Sports are cool. Sports represent one of the few mediums where one can experience the full range of human emotion in a matter of seconds. Experiencing a great sports moment is an incredible feeling and when you are invested as a fan in that moment, it becomes ethereal and transcendent. The greatest game in NBA history was played last night and LeBron James delivered the single greatest Finals series performance ever. In doing so, he brought a championship back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, their first ever, and his home of northeast Ohio. Cavalier’s super-fan critically acclaimed star of every...

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AE On Demand Movie Guide: May 2016

The extended Spring rains have past and the heat has become sweltering. I enjoy my share of sun, but sometimes it is nice to stay inside with cooler air and the comforts of home. Whether you are staying inside to begin with or are retreating to cooler temperatures after venturing out to watch summer blockbusters, there will be plenty of On Demand movie options for you to peruse. Here is our On Demand Movie Guide for this month. Cash Only Cash Only tells the story of a desperate Detroit landlord and features a great combination of directing, acting, writing,...

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AE On Demand Movie Guide: April 2016

Summer blockbuster season is approaching, but that does not mean that excellent cinematic experiences can only be found at the theater. This month On Demand you can find many great options including an excellent book-to-film adaptation and a modern horror gem. Stay inside with us and check out this month’s On Demand Movie Guide. High Rise High Rise is the film adaptation of J.G. Ballards’s 1975 novel that many viewed as impossible to adapt. Director Ben Wheatley does an admirable job with the translation and brings some of his darkly comic sensibilities along, while coaxing excellent performances from Tom...

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AE On Demand Movie Guide: March 2016

Spring has arrived and the customary warm weather and chirping birds along with it. This development has probably led you to begin readjusting to what it is like to go outside for anything other than work or food. If you are still adjusting to the changes or if you simply despise the outdoors, there are plenty of quality On Demand offerings this month to keep you away from the sun. Band of Robbers Band of Robbers is a modern tale of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Co-directors and co-writers Aaron and Adam Nee bring a fan-fiction idea to life...

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