Blizzard movies: what to watch while trapped at home

The Grand Budapest Hotel is available on demand and online.

If you are stuck inside the next couple of days – and your cable and power stay on – here are a few films to help pass the time and get you ready for the Oscars! Boyhood (2014) This magical film from director Richard Linklater delivers a Valentine greeting to any parent who experiences the... ...

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Some past Oscar nominees on view

Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'Doubt.'

As we near the announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations – on Thursday, Jan. 15 – we look to broadcast and cable television for a collection of nominated and films receiving awards. Take a look at what’s available this weekend. The King’s Speech (2010) Sometimes we take leaders for granted. ...

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Looking forward at the new year

Check out the 1982 film version of Annie, featuring a young Aileen Quinn, this weekend.

As the new year begins, with the annual commitments to resolution, broadcast and cable outlets offer some favorite films that focus on opportunities ahead. Take a look. Annie (1982) Yes, she is the most optimistic of movie heroines. And while a new version of the classic story now plays in ...

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Relax with some old favorites

It's A Wonderful Life.

With a hectic holiday weekend ahead, watching a movie may be just the ticket to some by-the-fire relaxation. Here are a few favorites on broadcast and cable television this weekend. It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) What would the holidays be without a chance to savor this classic from director ...

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Counting down to Christmas with films

Christmas in Connecticut with Barbara Stanwyck.

What a great way to count down to the holidays than with favorite movies available on broadcast and cable television. There’s something for everyone in this weekend’s lineup. Take a look. The “Sing-along” Sound of Music (1965) Back in 2000, at the Ziegfeld Theater in Manhattan, this all-time ...

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Look to the classics

Natalie Wood and Edmund Gwenn in Miracle on 34th Street.

As the temperatures drop, what better way to keep warm than by watching classic originals and remakes on broadcast and cable television? Take a look at what’s showing this weekend. The Shop Around the Corner (1940) This lovely tale of slow-to-discover love has been filmed a few times over ...

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Tradition: It’s A Wonderful Life, and more

It's A Wonderful Life.

There’s something for everyone this weekend as movies — new and familiar — help us count the days until the year-end holidays. The weekend menu offers a balance of familiar and lesser-known titles. Check these out. From Here to Eternity (1953) Of the films that highlight the attack on Pearl ...

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