Movie Menu: Home Alone, Hacksaw Ridge, The Martian and more

Movies are a director’s medium. The person behind the camera is the master storyteller, as evidenced by some of the films available this weekend on broadcast and television. Take a look. Saturday, March 23 Grumpy Old Men (1993) Donald Petrie capitalizes on the charisma of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in this humorous tale of feuding neighbors. Ann-Margret costars. 2:30 … read more

Movie Menu: Hook, Good Will Hunting and Young Frankenstein

As we imagine the upcoming change of seasons, the movies remind us how surprising a change can be. Take a look at what’s showing this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Friday, March 15 The Birdcage (1996) What if a surprise visit from future in-laws prompts a gay couple to redecorate and reconsider? Robin Williams and Nathan Lane delight in … read more

Movie Menu: Hugo, American Sniper, Tootsie and more

With the Oscars finished for another year, we can take one last look at past winners and nominees. Here’s what’s showing this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Friday, March 1 The Hours (2002) Nicole Kidman was named Best Actress for playing author Virginia Woolf in this moving translation of Michael Cunningham’s novel. 6 p.m., Flix Hugo (2011) Martin Scorcese … read more

Movie Menu: The Grifters, Jackie, The Martian and more

Ready for Oscar? These films, showing this weekend, are sure to get you in the mood for the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24. Take a look at what’s showing on broadcast and cable television. Friday, Feb. 22 The Grifters (1990) Anjelica Huston and Annette Bening were Oscar nominated for their dynamic performances in this thrilling Stephen Frears adaptation of … read more