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ON DEMAND PICKS

On demand picks

LIFE AS WE KNOW IT ★★

(MAX on Comcast) Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel play a mismatched pair - she’s a neatnik, he’s a cocky slob - forced to raise their friends’ orphaned toddler together. An improvement over Heigl’s last few movies, this is brisk, pleasantly acted, painless date-night fluff - the sort of thing that gives bland and predictable a good name. (PG-13; runs through April 5) TY BURR

MISS POTTER ★★

(Comcast Movie Collections: Family Movie Night) Suitable for children and for women who know their potpourri, this bio-pic of Edwardian children’s book author Beatrix Potter offers a working definition of the word “twee.’’ Renée Zellweger’s performance in the lead is either one of the worst by a professional actress or, in its galloping eccentricity, entirely appropriate. Cozy and tasteful, the movie plays like “Finding Neverland’’ with the interesting bits cut out. (PG; runs through April 11) TY BURR

ANGELS & DEMONS ★★

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(Comcast Movie Collections: Movies Under $3) There’s every reason to lament the creaky contraption Ron Howard has made from another Dan Brown bestseller. A droopy Tom Hanks, as Robert Langdon, has been brought to the Vatican to stop cataclysmic destruction. (PG-13; runs through April 16)

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