On Demand movie highlights


(Cinemax on Comcast) Two brothers race motocross. One wins. This is not a movie for people who want to know more about the motocross world, however — it’s for anyone looking to jump the gun on the start of the new television season. In every sense, it feels like a pilot for a program that would follow “The Mountain,” that ski-resort show on the WB. With Steve Howey and Mike Vogel. (R; runs through Nov. 6)

Wesley Morris


(Encore on Comcast) This movie — which unites the boogeyman from “A Nightmare on Elm Street” with the boogeyman from “Friday the 13th” — might be cheap and gruesome, but it represents mutilation so passionate you might dare call it romantic. The movie is deeply, proudly unimaginative, but what it lacks in vision it almost recoups in sheer malevolence. (R; runs through Feb. 9)

Wesley Morris


(Cinemax on Comcast) Oliver Stone’s surprisingly sympathetic and restrained portrait of the late Watergate president as a haunted man, surrounded by darkness, engineering his own destruction, yet also gifted and in some ways visionary. What brings it to life is Anthony Hopkins’s amazing performance, which humanizes Nixon more than he was able to humanize himself. Joan Allen’s Pat Nixon is a standout, too. (R; runs through Dec. 6)