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On Demand movie highlights

Fahrenheit 9/11

(Showtime on Comcast) Michael Moore’s overstuffed blunt object of a movie is a must-see experience for the way it synthesizes the anti-Bush argument. The filmmaker trowels on the damning facts, stages some hilarious political vaudeville, and, toward the end, indulges his shameless streak. The film should come with a label: Chew before swallowing. (R; runs through Nov. 12)

The Brothers BloOM

(Showtime on Comcast) A con game about con games, this fable about brotherly scam artists (Mark Ruffalo and Adrien Brody) is manic fun until you realize the entire movie is going to be pitched at the same pace. It’s like being trapped in a hall of mirrors with a performing poodle that doesn’t know how to stop. (PG-13; runs through Nov. 12)

October Sky½

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(Showtime on Comcast) Beautifully-crafted real-life story of how a NASA scientist-to-be blasted out of his West Virginia coal-mining town after Sputnik inspired him (and scared everybody else). Jake Gyllenhaal is on target as the home-made rocketeer, Chris Cooper is moving as his conflicted father, and Laura Dern snatches the role of an encouraging teacher from cliché. (PG; runs through Nov. 12)

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