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

Movie Menu: Hugo, American Sniper, Tootsie and more

With the Oscars finished for another year, we can take one last look at past winners and nominees. Here’s what’s showing this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Friday, March 1 The Hours (2002) Nicole Kidman was named Best Actress for playing author Virginia Woolf in this moving translation of Michael Cunningham’s novel. 6 p.m., Flix Hugo (2011) Martin Scorcese … read more

Movie Menu: Airport, Walk the Line, Jurassic Park and more

Looking for a movie to watch this Super Bowl weekend? Check out what’s showing on broadcast and cable television. Friday, Feb. 1 The Breakfast Club (1985) Five high school students find themselves sharing more during detention than they expected in this heartfelt comedy from director and writer John Hughes. 6 p.m., AMC Jurassic Park (1993) The dinosaurs have all the … read more

Movie Menu: Jaws, West Side Story, Inside Out and more

Looking for a summer escape? Check out what’s showing this weekend on broadcast and cable stations. Friday, July 20 Amistad (1997) Steven Spielberg tells a compelling story of a captured ship, a dramatic court case and a question about the true definition of freedom. 8 p.m., Flix West Side Story (1961) Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins won Oscars for directing … read more

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