KLRU Q Night at the Movies presents the second season of On Story: Presented by the Austin Film Festival. This locally-made series takes a look at the creative process of filmmaking through the eyes of some of the entertainment industry’s most prolific writers, directors and producers. You can watch season one online at klru.org and catch the new season each Saturday at 7:30 pm on KLRU Q.
6:30pm Hispanic Lifestyle, “Food and Media”
Hispanic Lifestyle profiles the San Francisco restaurant La Mar Cebichería Peruana with cooking demonstrations by Chef Dennis Arvizu. Also we speak with actress Zoë Saldana, actor Danny Trejo, actress Michelle Rodriguez and director Robert Rodriguez at the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
7 pm Overheard with Evan Smith featuring Richard Linklater
Director Richard Linklater’s newest feature, Bernie, features Shirley MacLaine, Jack Black and Matthew McConaughey in a dark comedy about a small-town mortician and a shocking true crime. Linklater talks about why he chooses to make one film rather than another, and he talks about the changes in the industry since he made Slacker.
7:30pm On Story: The Austin Film Festival Presents “Creating Classic Characters”
Academy Award-winning director Sydney Pollack (OUT OF AFRICA, TOOTSIE, THE WAY WE WERE) and NYPD Blue and Deadwood creator David Milch discuss the inspiration behind creating classic film and television characters. Followed by the suspenseful short film THE LAB by writer/director Ryan Scheer, about two young boys whose summer afternoon in the woods goes horribly awry.
8 pm Q Night at the Movies Bullitt
A San Francisco police detective (Steve McQueen) gets hold of a mob-witness/corruption case and won’t let go.
9:55pm Steve McQueen: Man on the Edge
A fatherless reform school kid, Steve McQueen joined the Marines, but was never far from trouble – until he found acting and the woman who would always love him. He was one of Hollywood’s highest paid stars, and one of its most difficult. His rise to icon and the inevitable descent are told by those who watched it happen. Clips include: The Magnificent Seven, Love With the Proper Stranger, The Cincinnati Kid, The Reivers, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair and Bullitt. His life story is told with home movies and the recollections of his first wife, Neile McQueen Toffel; children Terri and Chad; actors Chuck Norris, Karl Malden and Don Gordon; and the directors, producers, agents and racing buddies who knew and understood him. Narrated by James Coburn.
11 pm Lindsey Buckingham Songs from the Small Machine
Filmed at an exclusive show at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills in April 2011, SONGS FROM THE SMALL MACHINE captures famed rocker Lindsey Buckingham showcasing tracks from his album “Seeds We Sow” as well as classic songs from his solo career and Fleetwood Mac. His distinctive guitar picking style and instantly recognizable voice combine with his dynamic on-stage presence to deliver a show that brings the audience to their feet and leaves them calling for more. Following a solo acoustic performance, Lindsey is then joined by his band – including Neale Haywood on guitar, Walfredo Reyas on drums and Brett Tuggle on bass and keyboards – to rock their way through the rest of the set.