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On Demand movie highlights

Muscle Shoals

(Comcast Movie Collections: Just In) The documentary takes its name from the small northern Alabama town with not one but two legendary recording studios. The focus is on music producer Rick Hall and the legendary crew of backup musicians known as the Swampers. The film can be annoyingly slick and overproduced. Oh well. The music and the musicians are what matter, and they’re often magnificent. (PG; runs through Nov. 25)

Fright Night

(Comcast Free Movies) Smart, funny comedy of horrors that revamps the Dracula legend for the teen market. (R; runs through Oct. 31)

Dangerous Minds ½

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(Showtime on Comcast) A spunky turn by Michelle Pfeiffer as an inner-city teacher, and involving performances by the young actors playing her students. They’re undermined, though, by a script that keeps imposing white cultural imperatives on mostly black and Hispanic kids. (R; runs through Oct. 31)

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