Movies

Airs: August 31 at 2:00 PT/5:00 ET
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Turner Classic MoviesTCM has Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison in the 1964 musical, My Fair Lady, about a pompous phonetics professor who turns a working-class girl into someone who can pass as a member of high society, at 2:00 PT/5:00 ET.   The film won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director.

 

Airs: December 28 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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LifetimeLifetime has the original movie, Nanny Cam, about a working mother who uses a nanny cam to spy on her new teenaged babysitter who is seducing the woman’s family and destroying her life, at 9:00.

Airs: December 10 at 3:05 PT/6:05 ET
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Sony Movie ChannelSony Movie Channel has the very funny, biting satirical 1979 film, … And Justice for All, at 3:05 PT/6:05 ET.  Al Pacino plays an honest defense attorney who finds himself defending a corrupt judge who is accused of rape.

 

’71
Airs: January 20 at 9:30 PT/9:30 ET
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EpixThe 2014 drama, ’71 is on EPIX at 9:30.  The film follows one night in the life of a young British soldier who was accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot in Belfast in 1971.  The Village Voice calls it an “excellent, tensely controlled thriller,” here are the reviews.

 

(Dis)Honesty:  The Truth About Lies
Airs: May 28 at 10:00 PT/10:00 ET
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CNBCCNBC has the doc film, (Dis)Honesty:  The Truth About Lies, an exploration of the human tendency to be dishonest, the film interweaves personal stories, expert opinions, behavioral experiments, and archival footage to reveal how and why people lie, at 10:00.  We think it’s a great film (or do we?).  Here’s The New York Times review.

 

#PopFan
Airs: August 23 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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LifetimeLifetime has the original movie, #PopFan, at 8:00.  A young pop star looking to recreate herself and her sound on a quiet trip to Maine is caught in a storm, crashes her car, and rescued by a young man who takes her to his secluded lighthouse to recuperate. But she soon discovers that he is not just her rescuer, but a mentally unstable and obsessed fan who believes she is the image created in her videos.

 

10 Cloverfield Lane
Airs: December 15 at 10:00 PT/10:00 ET
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EpixEPIX has the 2016 psychological thriller, 10 Cloverfield Lane, in which a woman finds herself in a basement of a man’s house after a car accident, and is told he’s saved her life from a chemical attack that has left the outside world uninhabitable, at 10:00.  Starring John Goodman and very well recieved by the critics with The Philadelphia Inquirer calling it “Wickedly clever nightmare entertainment,” here are the reviews.

 

Airs: February 02 at 3:15 PT/6:15 ET
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Turner Classic MoviesTCM has 12 Angry Men, Sidney Lumet’s 1957 classic in which a single juror tries to convince the other 11 jurors to reconsider their guilty verdict in a murder trial, at 3:15 PT/6:15 ET.  Starring Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, Jack Klugman and Jack Warden.