KLRU-Q’s Saturday Night at the Movies presents a full-length feature film every Saturday night, plus extra content that gives the evening an exciting spin. Each film explores the work of legendary actors and actresses through many important films from their careers. Here is a peek of what this Saturday has in store:
7:00 – Just Seen It “Episode #111”
JUST SEEN IT is the review show where film school graduates and working entertainment professionals review the newest in theaters, on TV and cable as well as offer industry interviews.
7:30 – On Story “Based on a True Story”
The challenges of making true life stories compelling on the screen are discussed by THE FIGHTER’s Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Scott Silver, Academy Award-nominated scribe Nicholas Kazan (REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, AT CLOSE RANGE), Pamela Gray (CONVICTION), Academy Award-winner Ron Howard and the team behind APOLLO 13. Followed by OVERNIGHT STAY, directed by Daniela Sherer.
8:00 – Hollywood Stars Film Package “Eight Men Out”
Disgruntled Chicago White Sox players stand trial for allegedly throwing the 1919 World Series for mobster Arnold Rothstein. Cast: John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner.
10:01 – Jews And Baseball: An American Love Story
Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, JEWS AND BASEBALL: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY explores the connection between Jewish Americans and America’s national pastime. The feature- length documentary tells a story of immigration, assimilation, bigotry, heroism, the passing on of traditions and the shattering of stereotypes. JEWS AND BASEBALL interweaves powerful personal and historical stories with an extraordinary collection of rare archival footage and photos, and a musical score ranging from Benny Goodman to Yo-Yo Ma to Rush.