Movies you may have missed the first time

Best in Show, Christopher Guest.

Part of the fun of catching films on television is the chance to see things you may have missed when first released. Of course, you may enjoy some movies more than others, or you may discover new favorites. Check out these titles on broadcast and cable television this weekend. The Mirror Has ...

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Musicals on the menu

Oliver! the musical will be on television this weekend.

Get ready to tap your feet through some favorite film musicals this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Yes, the movies love to sing and dance. And, after checking out these titles, you may, too. A Star Is Born (1954) By the time Judy Garland scored a comeback with this musical version ...

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Some entertaining gems

Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton and Jane Fonda in 9 to 5.

Entertaining gems from the Hollywood archive are easy to find this weekend on broadcast and cable television. What better ways to enjoy movie time? Check out these titles. Nine to Five (1980) Every time the great Lily Tomlin appears on screen — or on stage or television — she teaches us how a ...

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Rediscover some favorite stars

Humphrey Bogart as Captain Queeg in The Caine Mutiny.

For anyone who loves to watch great movie stars on screen, check out the films showing on broadcast and cable television this weekend. You can re-discover some of your favorite stars starring in some classic Hollywood movies. Check out these titles. Pat and Mike (1952) For some 25 years, ...

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Treasures from Altman and Eastwood, plus Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates in 'Misery,' for which she won an Oscar.

Some reel surprises are easy to find on broadcast and cable television this weekend: Movies with stories, characters and stars! So, if you plan to look for a movie to share, take a look at what’s on the tube. Here are a few ideas. Gosford Park (2001) The great director Robert Altman — who ...

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You may have to dig but gems are there

color of money

Some weekends offer better movie choices than others. This weekend, you may have to dig a bit through the choices on broadcast and cable television. But the gems are there! Here are a few. The Color of Money (1986) No it’s not the best Paul Newman performance even though it finally won him an ...

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What to watch: tales of courage

Richard Dreyfuss in American Graffiti.

Ready to watch a movie? Choosing what to watch is like choosing what to eat: we can choose junk food or we can find a nutritious movie that will inform, enlighten, entertain and inspire. Thanks to broadcast and cable television, you can put together your own movie menu. Here’s what’s on this ...

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