Category: AE On Demand Movie Guide

On Demand Movie Guide: August 2016

Summer has cruised by at light speed and August has arrive, with all of its blistering heat and lackluster blockbuster releases. Why leave the house, your couch, and your precious air conditioning to watch a great movie when there are plenty of options on demand? Here are our top picks for this month: Tallulah A Sundance Film Festival darling, Sian Heder both writes and directs this film about a roamer who elicits help in her attempt to raise an abandoned toddler. An examination of motherhood and the definition of a good and bad mother, Tallulah, slipps into many of the...

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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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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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AE On Demand Movie Guide: January 2016

It’s January, and that means that a full year of On Demand movies await. January has a reputation as a dumping ground for movies that studios have little faith in. A few movies in the past have been the exception to this reputation, but more often than not, it’s an assortment of rubbish. So it’s the perfect month to stay home instead and catch a movie On Demand. Hell and Back Hell and Back is a stop-motion animated film from the lead animator of Robot Chicken. The film is geared towards adults and features similar themes and styles featured...

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AE On Demand Movie Guide: December 2015

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! 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...

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AE On Demand Movie Guide: November 2015

Thanksgiving is now over, and for many people that means confinement to the couch for the next week due to food coma. But don’t let couch confinement get you down. Enhance it by catching some releases on our AE On Demand Movie Guide. And look at the bright side, these films are the perfect excuse to avoid the holiday shopping frenzy: … Bone Tomahawk A bit to stomach in terms of its brutality, writer and director S. Craig Zahler’s film is a fusion of the best qualities of multiple genres, including romance, westerns, and monster films. While the recipe...

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AE On Demand Movie Guide: October 2015

Fall movie season is here, and there are several intriguing film options in theaters. Unfortunately, that means dealing with cold temperatures and holiday season crowds. If you need a break from the weekly theater grind, then maybe an On Demand offering can satisfy that movie fix instead. We’ve got you covered with our AE On Demand Movie Guide for October 2015: … The Primary Instinct We start with this month’s gem, The Primary Instinct. Stephen Tobolowsky takes the stage at Seattle’s Moore Theater and delivers a series of touching stories. The Primary Instinct is an adaptation of The Tobolowsky...

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AE On Demand Movie Guide: September 2015

The leaves are beginning to change colors and a slight nip has fallen over the evening air. Autumn is here and what better way to enjoy those chilly evenings than to stay inside with a blanket, a hot beverage (beer), and a movie On Demand! AE has you covered with a guide to help you find the right On Demand movie to watch this month: … Listening We’ll start with the most fascinatingly interesting entry this month, Khalil Sulins’ Listening. Come for the sci-fi, mind bending, telepathy intrigue and stay for the solid character building augmenting the science. Listening...

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AE’s On Demand Movie Guide

It’s been a little while, but there are finally enough quality options on On Demand to justify staying in and trading the theater recliner for the living room couch this weekend.  So, to help you make a decision, we’ve collected some of the best available options for On Demand viewing available to watch right now. Every Secret Thing Elizabeth Banks has been trailblazing the movie scene recently on her mission to make movies by woman, about women, and for women.  So who better to headline a film adaptation of a novel written by a woman famous for creating some...

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AE’s March On Demand Movie Guide

The temperature reached 70 degrees here yesterday for the first time in 2015.  Seems like Spring is tiptoeing back into our lives.  So you’d probably think we here at AE are all busy making our plans to take advantage of the breaking weather, right?  Fat chance, hippies.  Some of last year’s festival favorites just hit On Demand.  Amazon is offering instant streaming of new Westerns, documentaries, and some of the best horror from the last few years.  So you go enjoy nature if you want.  You’ll find us in our dimly lit living rooms, making up for excuses for...

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AE’s February On Demand Movie Guide

Subzero temps, a groundhog that almost always sees his shadow, winter throwaway movies, and the Oscars. That’s February in a nutshell. Sure, you’ll all be watching the Academy Awards this month, but chances are you’re all caught up with your nominees by now and itching for warm weather and blockbuster season. Fear not, my cine-friends, as usual, I have you covered. The best new movies aren’t in theaters everywhere this month; they’re right at your fingertips. Sundance has come and gone, and the indies are starting to roll in. Here are the best films available on demand in February....

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AE’s January On Demand Movie Guide

It’s January and you know what that means: 1) It’s officially awards season, and 2) the theaters are full of winter throwaway films.  If you’re all caught up viewing the movies that have snagged nominations this year, you may find yourself with a whole lot of time stuck inside, hiding from the cold weather with nothing to watch.  Fear not friends, you don’t need to search any further for new theater releases that you can watch at home.  Here are the best new films available to rent On Demand this month: 7. The Culture High The legalization of marijuana has been a...

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AE’s December On Demand Movie Guide

As the year comes to a close and the award nominations begin to roll in, many of you have likely seen everything on your 2014 must watch list and are making your rankings of best and worst of the year.  Some of the most anticipated movies of 2014 are still in limited release, with heavy hitters like Wild and Imitation Game still in select cities until the end of the month. So what are you going to watch while you’re waiting?  Don’t finalize those lists quite yet, because there are plenty of new films available for you to watch right now On...

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