Jurassic Park and Ford thrillers coming up

Jurassic Park

Take a break from the start of the school year to savor some entertaining movies from the Hollywood archives. Here are a few offerings this weekend on broadcast television and non-premium cable. Jurassic Park (1993) No matter how many times you have seen this Spielberg classic, some moments ...

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Two delightful Audrey Hepburn choices this weekend

Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark (1967).

This weekend offers several chances to savor the screen work of the lovely Audrey Hepburn as well as rediscover some gems from the best. Take a look at what’s available on broadcast television and non-premium cable. Wait Until Dark (1967) Yes, there are thrillers with more blood and louder ...

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Competitions: Quiz Show, Moneyball, The Social Network

Quiz Show is one of the Reel Dad's recommended films on TV this weekend.

There’s something for just about every movie taste this weekend on broadcast television and non-premium cable. Take a look and enjoy family movie time at home! Quiz Show (1994) When television was new, in the 1950s, game shows were a national obsession. Viewers loved to watch others succeed, ...

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Some gems on TV, including Cat Ballou

Lee Marvin and his horse in a classic pose in Cat Ballou.

Journeys to outer space, the Wild West, controversies over nuclear power and adjustments to moving from Manhattan to the suburbs highlight the movies available this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Take a look. Apollo 13 (1995) Few experiences illuminate the American spirit as did the ...

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Some classics from more than 50 years ago

Magnificent Obsession with Jane Wyman.

Checking out the movies on broadcast and cable stations this weekend offers a journey through the history of Hollywood. Take a look at what’s available. Magnificent Obsession (1954) In the 1950s, director Douglas Sirk created a unique visual identify with his stylized approach to stories about ...

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Choice romantic comedies and romances on television this weekend

His Girl Friday, with Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell.

Romantic comedy is in the movie air this weekend as broadcast and cable stations try to make the most of the warmer temperatures by broadcasting some favorite love stories. Take a look. Sleepless In Seattle (1993) The late Nora Ephron knew how to write romantic comedy. In this delightful ...

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All Quiet on the Western Front on Friday

All Quiet on the Western Front will be shown this weekend.

There’s a little something for everyone at the movies this week as broadcast and cable stations reach into the Hollywood archives to celebrate the summer of 2014. Take a look. All Quiet on the Western Front (1929) The 100-year anniversary of the start of World War I brings to mind how little we ...

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