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:
Just Seen It Episode #312 at 7:00 pm
On this week’s show, we cover three very different comedies and and one of the most highly-anticipated movies of the year. First, we take a look at the romantic comedy, DON JON, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson. Next, we check out the animated sequel, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2. Following up is the cross-country romantic comedy, BAGGAGE CLAIM, and we head out into space for the sci-fi thriller, GRAVITY, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
On Story Creating Complex Characters at 7:30 pm
Writer/director Rodrigo Garcia discusses the influences of his father, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Gabriel García Márquez, and the complexities and flaws that form the nuanced characters in THE GODFATHER, CAPOTE, and his own MOTHER AND CHILD and IN TREATMENT. Followed by the harrowing Spanish short film Who Lasts Longer by writer/director Gregorio Muro in which the bond between a mother and her son are tragically tested.
Feature Film: East of Eden at 8:00 pm
Based on the classic John Steinbeck novel, this Academy Award-winning film features the starring debut of movie legend James Dean in a riveting drama revolving around two brothers’ love for the same woman.