Movies

You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man
Airs: September 04 at 8:00 PT/11:00 ET
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Turner Classic MoviesW.C. Fields night ends on TCM at 8:00 PT/11:00 ET with You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man, his 1939 comedy that also stars Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy.

You May Now Kill the Bride
Airs: June 04 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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LifetimeLifetime has the “woman in peril” film, You May Now Kill the Bride, about a woman whose fiancee’s stepsister tries to kill her so that the stepsister can marry the fiancee, at 8:00.

Young Frankenstein
Airs: August 15 at 9:30 PT/12:30 ET
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HD Net MoviesMel Brooks’ 1974 horror movie spoof, Young Frankenstein, starring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle and Cloris Leachman, is on HDNet Movies at 9:30 PT/12:30 am ET.

 

Young Frankenstein
Airs: September 09 at 9:00 PT/12:00 ET
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Turner Classic MoviesGene Wilder died recently but you can still see him in one of his best roles, the good doctor in Mel Brooks’ 1974 comedy, Young Frankenstein, on TCM at 9:00 PT/midnight ET.  The idea for the film was Wilder’s which he co-wrote with Brooks.

 

Zero Days
Airs: November 09 at 7:30 PT/7:30 ET
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Showtime Showcase Zero Days, a documentary thriller about the world of cyberwar that tells the story of Stuxnet a computer virus that the United States and Israel released to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, but ultimately spread beyond the intended target, is on Showcase at 7:30.  Variety describes the film as “clear, urgent and positively terrifying at times,” here are the reviews.

 

Zoolander 2
Airs: November 21 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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EpixIt’s been 15 years but is it worth the wait?  Tune in to EPIX at 8:00 for Zoolander 2 and decide for yourself.  Not great reviews for the comedy starring Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz and Will Ferrell with The Seattle Times calling it “A mostly agreeable but empty-headed mess.”

 

Zootopia
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NetflixAnd, if you’re looking for a good family film for movie night, check out Disney’s 2016 Oscar winning animated film, Zootopia, on Netflix.  When an otter mysteriously disappears from the animal city of Zootopia, a rabbit police officer teams up with a fast-talking fox to set things right.  The New York Times calls it “Funny, smart, thought-provoking,” here are the reviews.

 

Zorba the Greek
Airs: January 16 at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET
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RetroPlexRetromax has the 1964 drama, Zorba the Greek, in which an uptight English writer finds his life changed when he meets the gregarious Greek, Zorba, at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET.  Starring Anthony Quinn.