TMR Goes to the Movies | June 05, 2020

The Missouri Review has partnered with Academy Award-winning studio NEON to present SHIRLEY, a new film starring Elisabeth Moss (Mad MenThe Handmaid’s Tale) in which a famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple:

The proceeds from each ticket purchased at the below URL will help support us. Brief instructions on how to watch the film at home are below. Thank you so much for your support, and please enjoy SHIRLEY!

HOW TO WATCH:

  • Click our special link to visit NEON’s virtual cinema platform, where your one-time purchase of $5.99 will give you access to your virtual ticket to view the film beginning tomorrow, June 5.
  • To ensure that you are able to pause and revisit the film within your rental period, you will be required to create a free account.
  • After you have created an account and entered your payment information, your rental period will start immediately and last for 72 hours. You can view the film via the link in the receipt sent to your email, or simply click “Watch Film” when the confirmation page appears directly after purchase.
  • You will be able to easily watch the film at any time within this period on any of the following platforms:
    • SMART TV (using the browser on your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Roku or Chromecast)
    • MOBILE DEVICE (iPhone, iPad, Android)
    • COMPUTER (by clicking on the link in your email receipt)
  • Need help? Please visit the FAQ page below or contactvirtualcinema@neonrated.com

Michael Stuhlberg, Elisabeth Moss

TROUBLESHOOTING / VIEWING

How do I watch this on my Roku?

You can cast a video from your computer or smart device using the following steps:

    1. Open the movie on your device.
    2. At the bottom right of the screen you should see the casting icon. It looks like this:
    3. Once you select that button, it should give you the option to select a nearby device, so you’d then select your Roku. If you don’t see your Roku, make sure both devices are on the same wireless network. You can find more details on the Roku website. Alternatively, you can use screen mirroring from your Android or Windows device to the Roku. The process varies depending on your device. Instructions can be found here.

How do I watch this on my Apple TV?

You can do that using a method called AirPlay! Here is how to do it:

    1. Open the movie on your iPhone or iPad
    2. At the bottom right of the video window you should see the AirPlay icon.
    3. Once you tap the icon, select “Apple TV” from the list of devices And that should be it! You can also find these instructions and more information on the Apple website.

How do I watch this on my Chromecast?

You can cast a video from your computer or smart device using the following steps:

    1. Open the movie on your device.
    2. At the bottom right of the screen you should see the casting icon.
    3. Once you select that button, it should give you the option to select a nearby device, so you’d then select your Chromecast. If you don’t see your Chromecast, make sure both devices are on the same wireless network. You can find more details on the Chromecast website.

How do I watch on my Samsung Smart TV?

  1. Connect your Samsung smart TV and your device to the same Wi-Fi network
  2. Download the SmartThings app onto your device (Please note: if you’re using a Samsung device you may already have the SmartThings app installed)
  3. Open the SmartThings app
  4. Tap Add Device. All available devices will be displayed. If you can’t see your device, make sure that it is turned on. If it still isn’t displayed, try turning it off and on again and restarting the SmartThings app.
  5. Select your TV
  6. A PIN number may be displayed on your TV. Enter the PIN in the app. Your TV is now connected to SmartThings and you can use your device as a second remote for the TV. You can also use Smart View to mirror photos, movies and music from your device.
  7. Tap Smart View
  8. Use the menu on your device or TV to select the content you want to view If that method doesn’t work on your TV, you can check out some of the other options on the Samsung website.

How do I watch on my LG Smart TV?

To play the film on your LG Smart TV you will need cast or screen share from a computer or mobile device. You can find instructions on how to do this on the LG website. Different devices have different processes.

Can I stream the movie on my Amazon FireStick/Fire TV?

You should be able to screen mirror to Fire TV, though it’s limited by model. Your phone, tablet or laptop also has to be a Mircast capable device such as a Fire phone, Fire HDX Tablets, or devices running Android 4.2 or higher. To make sure your Fire TV allows mirroring, hold down the Home button on the Fire TV remote. If you see a Mirroring icon, your device is compatible. Here’s how to mirror from an Android device:

    1. On your Amazon Fire TV device, select Settings > Display and Sounds > Enable Display Mirroring.
    2. On your Miracast-certified device, connect to your Amazon Fire TV . Contact technical support for your device for more information on connecting.
    3. Press any button on the remote to stop Display Mirroring.

How do I watch on my Smart TV’s browser app?

  1. On your TV, open the internet browser and visit the site.
  2. Enter your email address, submit, and you will be emailed a link.
  3. On a SEPARATE device (i.e. another computer or mobile device), open your email inbox, open the login email, and click the LOGIN link.
  4. Go back to your TV browser, and you should be logged in to watch.

Enjoy!

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