Tuesday, November 6, 2012

I'm just staring to crank the blog back up but this is a selection of bits for now.

5 p.m. “The Wizard of Oz”
Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first person she meets and then teams up with three strangers to kill again. (1939)

7 p.m. "Old Yeller'' (1961). A boy and his dog experience a series of
frontier adventures forming a bond that is both uplifting and enduring.
Then he kills it. The Disney Channel.

8 p.m. "Carrie"
A young girl suffers an awkward moment at her high school prom. (1976)

7 p.m. "Babe"
The enchanting tale of an orphaned pig raised by his barnyard comrades and
loved by children as "Babe, The Other White Meat." (1995) ABC.

7:30 p.m. "Pinnochio 3000"
This time Pinnochio is a robot. His nose doesn't grow when he lies but
he does send an error report to Microsoft. (2004) Cartoon Network

6 p.m. “Cujo”
A family’s St. Bernard goes berserk, threatening to slobber the family to death and drag them to a snowy mountain lodge. (1983) SciFi Channel.

8 p.m. “Interview With a Vampire”
Tom Cruise is a soulless recluse who lurks in the darkness and sucks the life from all who come near him. He’s also in this movie about a vampire. (1994) HBO.

9 p.m. “Cheaper By The Dozen”
A husband and wife raise 12 children in the suburbs, coping with such difficulties as getting the kids to school, keeping them fed and clothed and arming and training them for the bloody sequel, “Cheaper by the Dirty Dozen.” (1950) American Movie Classics.’

“Boogie Nights”
A fond look back at the early days of erotic cinema when all a young man needed to succeed in this crazy world was a dream, determination and a lot of hard work. (1997)

“When Harry Met Sally”
We’re still waiting for the sequel, “When Harry Left Sally For His Younger, Cuter Secretary.” (1989)

8 p.m. “Space Cowboys”
Clint Eastwood and a team of similarly grizzled actors star as a team of retired astronauts pressed back into service on an emergency space mission. They prove that the old fliers still have some skills, but they also leave the turn signal on for 50,000 miles. (2000) ABC.

10p.m. “The Untouchables”
A federal agent in Chicago hampers the work of an enterprising American job creator. (1987) Sundance

9 p.m. “Signs”
A Pennsylvania farmer and his family await an impending alien invasion after discovering crop circles on their land. We’ve noticed the aliens only leave their messages in the country. It’s probably just alien speak for “Caution: Hee Haw Fans.” (2002) Starz.

8 p.m. “Planet of the Apes”
Charlton Heston plays a time traveling astronaut who crash lands on a planet ruled by chimpanzees and gorillas in the movie that spawned such sequels as “Lost Weekend on the Planet of the Apes,” “Planet of the Apes Bikini Spring Break” and “Dude, Where’s My Planet of the Apes?” (1968) History Channel

7 p.m. “Children of the Corn”
This is the remake. They’re still sacrificing out-of-towners to the corn deity but they get them fat on high fructose corn syrup first. (2009) SyFy.

8 p.m. “War of the Worlds”
This is the Tom Cruise version where the aliens are finally scared off by the scientology pamphlets. (2005) ABC.