Movie Menu: Gravity, Giant, Tootsie and more

Want to take a break from football?

Check out the movies playing this weekend on broadcast and cable television.

Friday, Jan. 18

Something’s Gotta Give (2003)

Diane Keaton realizes, somewhat later in life, that romantic connection can be more a state of mind than a state of age in this comedy from director Nancy Meyers.

7 p.m., POP

Tootsie (1982)

Dustin Hoffman discovers what an actor can accomplish when left with few choices in this romantic comedy from director Sydney Pollack.

8 p.m., Flix

Saturday, Jan. 19

As Good as It Gets (1997)

Jack Nicholson wonders how life might be different if he started to think of someone other than himself in this Oscar-winning comedy from director James L. Brooks.

1 p.m., POP

The Queen (2006)

Helen Mirren tries to reconcile personal and professional reactions to tragedy in this Oscar-winning drama from director Stephen Frears.

2:30 p.m., Flix

Forrest Gump

Tom Hanks teaches the world that life can be just like a box of chocolates in this Oscar-winning drama from director Robert Zemeckis.

6:30 p.m., Spike

Gravity (2013)

Sandra Bullock wonders if she will ever return to earth in this Oscar-winning space thriller from director Alfonso Cuarón.

7 p.m., AMC

Sunday, Jan. 20

Tootsie (1982)

Dustin Hoffman discovers what an actor can accomplish when left with few choices in this romantic comedy from director Sydney Pollack.

11:05 a.m., Flix

Double Jeopardy (1999)

Ashley Judd refuses to accept the future her husband tries to manipulate in this action drama from director Bruce Beresford. Tommy Lee Jones costars.

1 p.m., AMC

The Remains of the Day (1993)

Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson try to balance a sense of duty with a need for connection in this drama from director James Ivory.

5:30 p.m., TCM

All That Heaven Allows (1956)

Jane Wyman dares to shock her neighbors in a small town in New England in this classic romantic drama from director Douglas Sirk. Rock Hudson costars.

8 p.m., TCM

Giant (1956)

Elizabeth Taylor braves the intense heat and indifference of West Texas to create a life for her family in this Oscar-winning drama from director George Stevens. Rock Hudson costars.

9:45 p.m., TCM

Facebook Comments

Leave a Comment