Family Movie Menu: A League of Their Own, Rocky, Grease and more

Movies for families this weekend on broadcast and cable stations: Friday, May 24 A League of Their Own (1992): A daring group of women find themselves playing baseball in this fictional account of the nation’s first professional league for female athletes. 5 p.m., WE Sister Act (1992): An adventurous lounge singer decides the perfect place to hide from the mob … read more

Movie Menu: Legally Blonde, High Time, Mrs. Doubtfire and more

Movies for families this weekend on broadcast and cable stations: Friday, May 17 Enchanted (2007): Amy Adams becomes a musical comedy star in this delightful spoof of all the fantasy romances that delight the children in all of us. 6 p.m., Lifetime The Princess Diaries (2001): Julie Andrews reminds us why she will always be our favorite nanny/governess/grandmother in this … read more

Movie Menu: Wuthering Heights, Grease, The Godfather and more

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Who wouldn’t want a friend like Ferris? Matthew Broderick makes us all wish we could skip school one day in this comic delight from director John Hughes. 6:30 p.m., VH-1 Wuthering Heights (1939) Who wouldn’t find the English countryside romantic? Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star in this classic adaptation of Emily Bronte’s novel. 8 … read more

Movie Menu: Hook, Raging Bull, East of Eden and more

Looking for a movie to enjoy this weekend? Check out what’s showing on broadcast and television channels. Friday, April 5   Raging Bull (1980) Robert DeNiro was Oscar nominated for his thrilling portrayal of prize fighter Jake LaMotta in this classic from Martin Scorcese. 8 p.m., Flix Saturday, April 6 Hook (1991) Robin Williams touches the heart as a grown-up … read more

Movie Menu: The Princess Diaries, A Few Good Men, The Help and more

Looking for a movie this weekend? To remind you what warm weather can feel like? Check out what’s showing on broadcast and cable television. Friday, March 29   Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) San Francisco never looked lovelier (and warmer) than in this delightful family comedy about a father who will do anything to be near his kids. Robin Williams stars. 5 … read more

Movie Menu: Home Alone, Hacksaw Ridge, The Martian and more

Movies are a director’s medium. The person behind the camera is the master storyteller, as evidenced by some of the films available this weekend on broadcast and television. Take a look. Saturday, March 23 Grumpy Old Men (1993) Donald Petrie capitalizes on the charisma of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in this humorous tale of feuding neighbors. Ann-Margret costars. 2:30 … read more

Movie Menu: Hook, Good Will Hunting and Young Frankenstein

As we imagine the upcoming change of seasons, the movies remind us how surprising a change can be. Take a look at what’s showing this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Friday, March 15 The Birdcage (1996) What if a surprise visit from future in-laws prompts a gay couple to redecorate and reconsider? Robin Williams and Nathan Lane delight in … read more

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