Gene 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, 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.
It’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.”
And, 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.