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Watching a Movie from the On Now Menu

To watch a movie, select it from the On Now menu and click Watch from the Movie Details menu (Figure 5.5).

Figure 5.5

Figure 5.5 Preparing to watch Mutiny on the Bounty.

The Movie Details menu shown in Figure 5.5 lists the title, star rating, release date, channel, time, a brief synopsis with leading cast members, the director, and classification information (genre, MPAA rating, TV rating, whether the film has closed captioning, running time, and language).

Other options include Cast + More, which displays a scrolling list of cast information, reviews, and similar movies (Figure 5.6), as well as Record, Advanced Record, and Other Showings.

Figure 5.6

Figure 5.6 Use the Cast + More dialog to learn more about a movie.

Have time for a movie, right now? On Now is the place to go.


To learn more about using Recording, Advanced Recording, and Other Showings to record a movie, see “Recording Movies,” this chapter, p. 147.


To learn how to record movies listed as “Not in Guide” when they are broadcast, select “Recording Movies Not Listed in the Guide,” this chapter, p. 148.

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