Q Night at the Movies 10/12

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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 #313 at 7:00 pm
We take on a big rock and roll show in our review of METALLICA: THROUGH THE NEVER, and see if ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW is able to scare up some frights in, of all places, Disney World. Then we look back at the birth of the beat generation with KILL YOUR DARLINGS, and finally disclose some secrets in our take on the story about the founders of WikiLeaks, THE FIFTH ESTATE.

On Story Creators at 7:30 pm
On the next On Story, Bones creator Hart Hanson and Veronica Mars and Party Down creator Rob Thomas discuss the creation of a successful TV series. Followed by the short films “0507” by Ben and Chris Blaine and “Smile” by Lauren Elmer.

Feature Film: Splendor In The Grass at 8:00 pm
In 1925 Kansas, a teenage girl (Natalie Wood) suffers an emotional breakdown following a platonic love affair. Beatty’s film debut.

Q Night at the Movies 10/5

KLRU Q - Night at the Movies

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.

 

Q Night at the Movies for October

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KLRU Q Night at the Movies spotlights a classic film on select Saturday nights at 8 p.m. This month’s feature films will be:

10/5  - East Of Eden
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.

10/12 - Splendor In The Grass
In 1925 Kansas, a teenage girl (Natalie Wood) suffers an emotional breakdown following a platonic love affair. Beatty’s film debut.

10/19 - Separate Tables
An alleged war hero (David Niven), a spinster (Deborah Kerr) and other long-term guests interact at a seaside British resort.

10/26 - Raising Arizona
A loser (Nicolas Cage) and his wife (Holly Hunter) kidnap a quintuplet from an unfinished-furniture store magnate.

Q Night at the Movie 9/14

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Just Seen It at 7 pm
JUST SEEN IT is the review show where industry professionals present their takes on current movies and TV shows, and interview Hollywood insiders.

On Story at 7:30 pm
Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld writer/producer Alec Berg and BRIDESMAIDS director and Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig pull back the curtain to show how they create comedy that resonates with us all.

Feature Film: The Birdcage at 8pm
In Miami Beach, a gay couple (Robin Williams, Nathan Lane) pretend to be man and wife when a son’s future father-in-law (Gene Hackman) and family visit. Cast: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman.

Feature Film: Get Shorty at 10 pm
A film-loving loan shark teams with a B-movie producer to become a Hollywood mogul. Cast: John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito.

Q Night at the Movies 9/7

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Just Seen It at 7:00 pm
JUST SEEN IT is the review show where industry professionals present their takes on current movies and TV shows, and interview Hollywood insiders.

Feature Film: Fiddler on the Roof at 8:00 pm          
A poor Jewish milkman (Topol) and his wife (Norma Crane) try to marry off their five daughters in czarist Russia. Cast: Topol, Molly Picon, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey

Q Night at the Movies 8/31

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Just Seen It at 7 pm
Summer winding down? Not for us – check out our review of the legal drama, CLOSED CIRCUIT. Then, we take a look at the biopic JOBS with Ashton Kutcher as the famous founder of Apple Computers. Next, director Brian De Palma gives us his newest “Femme Fatale” corporate thriller, PASSION. And we wrap it up with a look at the newest martial arts offering from another famous director, Wong Kar Wai, in THE GRANDMASTER.

On Story at 7:30 pm
The voices behind THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, BRIDESMAIDS, and RACHEL GETTING MARRIED deliberate how the most impressionable characters – both good and evil – are compelling because of their flaws, complexities, and personal truths. Accompanied by the short film, MENTIROSO by writer/director Will Shipley about trailing a young boy whose incessant lies are almost as far-fetched as an astonishing encounter.

Feature Film: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly at 8 pm
A drifter (Clint Eastwood), a bandit (Eli Wallach) and a bounty hunter (Lee Van Cleef) reach a standoff over buried gold. Cast: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef.

Q Night at the Movies 8/24

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Just Seen It at 7 pm
JUST SEEN IT is the review show where industry professionals present their takes on current movies and TV shows, and interview Hollywood insiders.

On Story at 7:30 pm
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.

Feature Film: The Sand Pebbles at 8 pm
Multiple Oscar nominations went to this tale of a cynical sailor’s experiences on an American gunboat in 1926 China. Cast: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen.

Q Night at the Movies 8/17

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Just Seen It at 7 pm
In a summer full of Sci-Fi thrillers, we review the newest starring Matt Damon – ELYSIUM. Next, we discuss the new Disney animated comedy, PLANES and let you know if it takes off, and then we look at the historical drama, LEE DANIEL’S THE BUTLER, about a White House butler that serves during the span of seven presidential administrations. And finally, we look at the second chapter in the Percy Jackson mythical franchise – PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS.

On Story at 7:30 pm
The writers of re-imagined classics and popular franchises such as GHOST, CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, TWINS and SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN deliberate how to keep stories fresh while remaining faithful to the original version. Accompanied by Spencer and Lloyd Harvey’s short film JACK & JILL, a fresh take on the classic nursery rhyme that follows a young Australian girl who finds an inventive

Feature Film: The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes at 8 pm
When a bored Sherlock Holmes (Robert Stephens) takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster. Cast: Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Genevieve Page.

Q Night at the Movies 8/10

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Just Seen It at 7:30 pm
Woody Allen returns – to San Francisco – in the new ‘dramedy’, BLUE JASMINE – check out if we give it a SEE IT, a STREAM IT or a SKIP IT! Then we set our claws on the newest installment in the X-Men Franchise – THE WOLVERINE. Next, we review a comedy about a very different kind of family – WE’RE THE MILLERS, and wrap it up with our look at three independent films, AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS, LOVELACE and IN A WORLD. Enjoy!

Feature Film: Goodbye Again at 8 pm
Repeatedly disappointed by her unfaithful lover (Yves Montand), a 40-ish interior decorator (Ingrid Bergman) in Paris turns to a U.S. client’s playboy son (Anthony Perkins). Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Yves Montand, Anthony Perkins.

POV Guilty Pleasures at 10 pm
Every four seconds a romance novel published by Harlequin or its British counterpart, Mills & Boon, is sold somewhere in the world. Julie Moggan’s “Guilty Pleasures” takes a look at this global phenomenon. Ironies abound in the contrasts between the everyday lives of the books’ readers and the fantasy worlds that offer them escape. This film portrays five romance devotees who must, ultimately, find their dreams in the real world.

Q Night at the Movies 8/3

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Just Seen it at 7 pm
Had enough of big, loud summer movies? Then check out our review of the indie coming-of-age comedy, THE SPECTACULAR NOW. But there’s lots of great summer shows on TV so join us as we review the new Starz historical drama, THE WHITE QUEEN. Can’t get enough of big, loud summer movies? Then RED 2 is just the movie ticket – see what we have to say. And finally, check out our top three movies picks for the first half of 2013.

On Story at 7:30 pm
The screenwriters (Abby Kohn, Geoff LaTulippe, Dana Stevens, Marc Silverstein, Marcie Mayhorn-Moderator) behind NEVER BEEN KISSED, SAFE HAVEN, GOING THE DISTANCE and HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU contemplate the important balance of relationship, conflict and originality when creating romantic comedies. Followed by the short film, DO OVER by David Fabelo, illustrating several failed judicious attempts.

Feature Film: Splendor In The Grass at 8 pm
In 1925 Kansas, a teenage girl (Natalie Wood) suffers an emotional breakdown following a platonic love affair. Beatty’s film debut. Cast: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle.

Miller’s Tale at 10:05 pm
Best known as Father Karras in The Exorcist, Jason Miller was an award-winning playwright and actor who experienced a brilliant period of national acclaim, then curiously abandoned Hollywood to return to live and work in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In Miller’s Tale, filmmaker Rebecca Marshall Ferris explores the complex relationship between Miller and his hometown.