XFINITY On Demand: Leonard Maltin Highlights Mamet and Chayefsky

There’s nothing more exciting than seeing a film you know little or nothing about and feeling as if you’ve made a discovery. I hope these two movies [now available on XFINITY On Demand*] will do that for you. ‘House of Games‘ is a Hitchcock-like thriller that marked the directing debut for playwright David Mamet, who’s […]

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Xfinity Facebook: Steve Picks His Favorite Movies

Almost every night around midnight EST we post a movie – our version of Midnight Flicks – on Xfinity’s Facebook page. In addition to watching these movies, subscribers like comment on them. We get a range of opinions. Last Wednesday night, we served up the John Cusack “romcom” “Must Love Dogs,” and one of our […]

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XFINITY On Demand: Leonard Maltin Picks This Week – ‘In America’ and ‘In Her Shoes’

There’s no more fundamental topic for drama than family—because it’s something everyone can relate to. Here are two terrific films about families that you may have missed. Irish filmmaker Jim Sheridan drew on his own experiences in the 1980s to create the moving story of “In America.” In fact, his daughters Naomi and Kristen co-wrote […]

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XFINITY On Demand: What to Watch in November

Here’s your guide to help you plan your XFINITY On Demand viewing schedule, plus Leonard Maltin’s movie picks and interviews (see below) with Indie Film Club stars exclusively for Xfinity TV subscribers. Don’t Miss: HBO Boxing Pacquiao vs. Marquez Manny Pacquiao. Juan Manuel Marquez. Two fighters who were made to fight each other. They’ve fought […]

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Xfinity On Demand: Leonard Maltin’s Picks – ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ and ’15 Minutes’

Here are two recommendations of films that didn’t find the audiences they deserved in theaters. That makes them a perfect choice for watching on demand. “Charlie Wilson’s War” is based on a real-life figure: a womanizing, high-living six-term congressman from Texas who was profiled some time ago on 60 Minutes. Producer-reporter George Crile was so […]

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