Movie Menu: American Sniper, The Color Purple, Bridge of Spies and more

Looking for a movie to watch this weekend? Check out these classics available on broadcast and cable stations. Friday, Nov. 9 The Untouchables (1987) A quiet, intense and dedicated federal agent dares to stop organized crime in the 1930s. Sean Connery wins an Oscar, and Kevin Costner stars, in this film from director Brian De …

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Movie Menu: Pretty Woman, The Godfather, Pillow Talk and more

Looking for a movie to enjoy this holiday weekend? Check out the Oscar nominees and winners showing on broadcast television and cable stations. Friday, Aug. 31 Straight Outta Compton (2015) This candid, compelling look at what can emerge from the most challenged of neighborhoods won a well-deserved Oscar nomination for its dynamic screenplay. 5 p.m., …

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Film: Screenings and more

* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org: One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Backyard Wilderness and Pandas …

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Movie Menu: Judy and Barbara’s classics light up the silver screen

Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland headline the movies available this weekend on broadcast and cable television stations. Check out the highlights of the careers of these legendary superstars who worked together, one time, in 1963, on Garland’s television show. Here’s what’s showing. Funny Lady (1975) Barbra Streisand recreates her Oscar-winning portrayal of Fanny Brice in …

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Reel Dad: Christopher Robin – Disappointing return to favorite characters

Some movies sound better than they actually turn out. Perhaps something happens between the concept and the screen. Maybe the various elements don’t work as well in production as in a writer’s imagination. Or it could be that too many cooks try to control the cinema kitchen. Whatever the reasons, some films disappoint. Christopher Robin …

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