Weekend Movie Guide: March 26-28

by | March 27, 2010 at 1:04 AM | The Movies, Weekend Movie Guide

What do you want to watch movie-wise this weekend without leaving the comfort of your warm and snuggly home? Here’s a short list of movies On Demand and others you can watch free online.

ON DEMAND FROM COMCAST:

Watch Sandy’s Finest Hour: The Blind Side
Sandra Bullock’s going through some personal turmoil right now, but only a few weeks ago, she was on top of the world, having won the Oscar for her dynamic role as a Southern Christian woman who actually walks the walk.

Watch Tobey Lose It: Brothers
Tobey Maguire usually plays it low-key and reserved, but here he gets to go insane as a soldier thought dead, returning home to find his wife (Natalie Portman) has gotten involved with his brother (Jake Gyllenhaal).

Watch A Classic Style of Animation: The Fantastic Mr. Fox
Critically-acclaimed and notably quirky director Wes Anderson tries his hand at animation, using old-school stop-motion techniques to help George Clooney play a civilized fox tempted by the lure of his wild old ways.

XFINITY TV:

Watch John Cena Pre-Wrestlemania: 12 Rounds
Before he takes on Batista at Wrestlemania XXVI this Sunday, you can watch John Cena star as a cop forced to run the gauntlet to save his girlfriend from a psychotic criminal with a grudge.

Watch The Hulkster Post-Wrestlemania: Suburban Commando
Hulk Hogan is the man who put Wrestlemania on the map back in the 80s, and in 1991, he played an alien badass who crash lands into the suburban life of Christopher Lloyd.

Watch Mickey Rourke Legitimize Sports Entertainment: The Wrestler
The all-too-true story of a fictional down-and-out old pro wrestler shined a bright light on those with a true, undying passion for the business inside the squared circle, and Mickey Rourke was nominated for the Academy Award, bringing grapplers a newfound respect.

Watch Hulk Hogan & Mr. T Beat Up Stallone: Rocky III
The grandaddy of Wrestlemania Hulk Hogan stars as Thunderlips, and he puts on a pro wrestling exhibition with Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) before Clubber Lang (Mr. T) takes his title and gives him the Eye of the Tiger.

Watch John Cusack Outside of the Hot Tub: Eight Men Out
John Cusack is starring in Hot Tub Time Machine in theaters this weekend, but he’s had a long and storied career, including this ensemble film about the Chicago Black Sox scandal.

Watch John Cusack Follow His Heart: Serendipity
Cusack is at home in any genre, just as he is in this romantic comedy wherein he has a chance meeting with Kate Beckinsale, who then insists that if their love is meant to be, they’ll have another chance meeting just as magical.

Watch John Cusack Revel In Celebrity: America’s Sweethearts
In a different kind comedy satirizing fame, Cusack stars opposite Julia Roberts as part of a high-powered and highly-dysfunctional Hollywood couple whose publicist has to juggle all their affairs and public relations.

Watch John Cusack in Rough & Tumble Action: Con Air
You don’t often think straight up action when you think of Cusack, but he throws in with Nicolas Cage to keep a rogue plane full of rowdy convicts like John Malkovich, Ving Rhames and Steve Buscemi in line.

FREE ON FANCAST:

Watch to Remember The Late, Great Robert Culp: The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday
Robert Culp, who passed away this week, stars in this comedy as a man who used ill-gotten gains to become a high society big-shot, much to the chagrin of his criminal partners Lee Marvin and Oliver Reed.

Watch to Get Away From Basketball and Wrestling: Pieces of April
Katie Holmes stars in this kind-hearted indie dramedy as an oddball young woman struggling to bring her strange family together for a holiday dinner she is in no way qualified to prepare.

Watch to Stay Away From Basketball and Wrestling: Wildflowers
Clea DuVall is a young woman who finally meets her long-lost mother (Daryl Hannah), a burned-out ex-radical, and becomes completely obsessed with her to a dangerous extent.