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 #408 at 7 pm
On this episode, we review the crime thriller series from TNT, Mob City. Then, we have the honor of discussing Gravity with its co-screenwriter, Jonas Cuaron. Next, we check out the crime drama Out Of The Furnace, starring Christian Bale and Casey Affleck. And we end the show with a review of the bio-pic, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.
Oscar Hammerstein II: Out of My Dreams at 7:30
Oscar Hammerstein – Out of My Dreams is a celebration of the most acclaimed lyricists and librettists of the 20th century, the man who worked in the theater for over 40 years, writing the lyrics for over a thousand songs and the books for 45 operettas and musicals.
Great Performances Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy at 9 pm
Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim… Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? The documentary combines interviews with performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for a century.