War, imprisonment and daring escape make for an exciting evening with Q Night at the Movies. This week, Q talks war with Oliver Stone and John Milius in an episode of On Story, followed by a showing of legendary getaway film “The Great Escape.” Next, get to know the people who made dangerous escapes from high security prison Colditz Caste and Nazi Germany with a documentary double-hitter. The exciting night starts with an episode of Variety Studio featuring Michael Keaton and Reese Witherspoon.
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors at 6:30 p.m.
The actors responsible for the most exciting performances of the year talk about their work-and more. Featuring Reese Witherspoon “Wild” and Michael Keaton “Birdman”, Keira Knightley “The Imitation Game” and Ethan Hawke “Boyhood”, David Oyelowo “Selma” and Jack O’Connell “Unbroken”, Jenny Slate “Obvious Child” and Felicity Jones “The Theory of Everything”.
On Story War at 7:30 p.m.
War in film is discussed by the creative minds behind “Red Dawn,” “Born on the Fourth of July,” and “Apocalypse Now.” Featuring Oliver Stone and John Milius. Film: Veterans by Miguel Alvarez.
Allied soldiers (Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough) dig a tunnel out of a Nazi prison camp, pocketfuls of dirt at a time.
Colditz the Legend at 10:55 p.m.
Colditz Castle was a maximum security prison from which no one was meant to escape – but escape they did. The exciting and moving new documentary “Colditz the Legend” takes a fresh look at the legendary escapes, featuring stories from both Colditz survivors and their extended families.
Shot Down: Escaping Nazi Europe at 11:40 p.m.
During World War II, fierce aerial battles and daring bombing raids took place over Europe every day and night. “Shot Down: Escaping Nazi Europe” tells the astonishing and emotional stories of three Royal Airforce (RAF) pilots who survived being stranded behind enemy lines and the remarkable resistance fighters, some of them young French women, who helped save their lives and smuggle them out.
KLRU-Q is broadcast channel 18.3. It is also available to digital cable subscribers of Grande on 284 and Time Warner on 20.